Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten letter, dated Jun 22, 1929 is written from Bernhardt Wall to Stewart McClelland. The letter describes Wall's attempts at procuring his place as the artist for the "Lincoln portrait on the diploma", and discusses what he's doing to prepare for the job. The one page letter is on yellow paper and an illustration of a young boy staring up at a monument of a man with a dog at his feet is included. The illustration is captioned "Eighth Judicial District Shrine Marking Roade Paced by Lincoln." Written below the illustration is "This wasn't used BW".
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art; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Lime Rock, (Conn.)
correspondence: 2 leaves
Mississippi State University Libraries, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Bernhardt Wall Correspondence Collection, Box 1, Folder 1 (Mixed Materials)
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Letter, Bernhardt Wall to Stewart McClelland, June 22, 1929, Bernhardt Wall Correspondence Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.