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[Jacqueline Cochran's Typed Daily Schedule: December 1969 to December 1973]

Description: Text of Jacqueline Cochran's typed daily schedule from December 21, 1969, to December 15, 1973, including golf tournaments, doctor appointments, hair appointments, Arthritis Foundation committee meetings, dinner meetings, budget meetings, and board meetings. Entries include day of week, time, and location. They also include personal handwritten notes on some entries.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Claude Lloyd to T. N. Carswell - April 11, 1957]

Description: A letter written to T. N. Carswell from Claude Lloyd, Ashland, New Hampshire, dated April 11, 1957. Lloyd explains why his choice to take a trip back to Abilene rather than going abroad was the right choice. He gives his take, 40 years later, of their friendship early on noting the similarity of their lives regarding both of their wives' borderline insanity. He advises that he enclosed a cheque and requests that Carswell send flowers to Claudine and Ollie Lena Olsen.
Date: April 11, 1957
Creator: Lloyd, Claude
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Claude Lloyd to T. N. Carswell - August 2, 1960]

Description: A letter written to T. N. Carswell from Claude Lloyd, Ashland, New Hampshire, dated August 2, 1960. Lloyd advises that two summers from now he will be retired and that having lived in an Academy house for years he will be required to find another place. He describes the setting of an old farm house with three acres that he bought 28 years ago and has been working on during summers but now must complete for year-round habitation. He conveys his love for Texas and advises that his visit three years ago proved that there is no gap in his life. He describes his years in Massachusettes; "Living and sometimes competing with these Mayflower-Harvard names is sometimes a bit galling, more often amusing. Generally, I find it more gratifying to shock than to please them". He expresses his appreciation to Carswell for the call, letter and kind considerations for some fifty years making note of their lasting friendship even after years of separation.
Date: August 2, 1960
Creator: Lloyd, Claude
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Claude Lloyd to T. N. Carswell - December 6, 1957]

Description: A letter written to T. N. Carswell from Claude Lloyd, dated December 6, 1957. Lloyd describes his Christmas adventures with his children and grandchildren and requests that Carswell send a Poinsettia to Claudine and Ollie Lena Olsen for him. He then reminisces about the last Christmas Carswell and he had together shooting Roman Candles at each other, "you and Gib against Jake and me" (Jake [J. D. Sandefer, Jr.], Gib [Sandefer, Gilbert Bryan]).
Date: December 6, 1957
Creator: Lloyd, Claude
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Claude Lloyd to T. N. Carswell - January 7, 1932]

Description: A letter written to Tommy [T. N. Carswell] from Claude [Claude Lloyd], Peabody Hall, The Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire, dated January 7, 1932. Lloyd acknowledges his receipt of Carswell's letter and expresses his appreciation for the letter and the news about Simmons University commenting that he wonders how they get on with so little endowment in these hard times. He advises that he enclosed pictures of his daughters, Cynthia and Dorothy, and their mother, Dorothy. Lloyd explains that he is in the English Department at Exeter, now, because of the Harkness gift and that he makes twice his old salary "for half the work" that he did. Lloyd expresses his appreciation for the pecans and says he will go "all the way to Texas to get a persimmon". He sends his regards to Drs. Cooper and Olsen, Mrs. Carswell and Peggy, that he wonders much about George Paxton and Mildred Paxton.
Date: January 7, 1932
Creator: Lloyd, Claude
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Claude Lloyd to T. N. Carswell - October 31, 1945]

Description: A letter to T. N. Carswell from Claude Lloyd, Exeter, New Hampshire, dated October 31, 1945. Lloyd acknowledges his receipt of the letter from Carswell stating that he knew it was from him by the handwriting. He discourses on his view of the foundation of friendship, advises that George Paxton, "whom I had not seen since we took our degrees together down at Yale in 1925", and he had visited without reservation and gives his assurance that whatever had happened "during the Abilene debacle" had not changed Paxton. Lloyd mentions the names of other friends including Mildred Paxton, Professor Mullins, Tot, Gene Holman. He describes the West Texas view he longs for and summarizes his life in New Hampshire for the last twenty years discussing his work history, his wife, children and house and other members of his family living in various towns in Texas. He advises that he will write to Dr. Jellinek, as Carswell suggested, and although he has several friends still at Yale, he does not know Jellinek.
Date: October 31, 1945
Creator: Lloyd, Claude
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Dorothy Clarkson Lloyd to T. N. Carswell - February 22, 1968]

Description: A letter written to Tommy Carswell from Dorothy Clarkson Lloyd, dated February 22, 1968. Lloyd expresses her appreciation to Carswell for his kind and thoughtful letter noting that Claude would have liked it. She advises that Carswell was one of Claude's dearest friends, that his illness was brief and that she was proud and happy to have been part of "this wonderful person's life" and no one need be sorry for her.
Date: February 22, 1968
Creator: Lloyd, Dorothy Clarkson
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from T. N. Carswell to Claude Lloyd - June 6, 1960]

Description: A letter written to Claude Lloyd from T. N. Carswell, Abilene, Texas, dated June 6, 1960. Carswell advises that he called due to word that Lloyd was ill and proceeds to convey his feelings of friendship. He requests that Lloyd send PE [Phillips Exeter Academy] literature to Sonny Blair and Robert Fielder and informs Lloyd of the boys' qualities and of their family backgrounds. He closes the letter announcing that he is to be a grandfather, again.
Date: June 6, 1960
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

New Hampshire

Description: Map of New Hampshire and the surrounding area at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing counties, towns, roads, water bodies, boundary lines, forts, and includes explanatory notes on certain geographic features. There is also an inset map in the upper-right corner titled "A General Map of the River St. Lawrence above Montreal to Lake Ontario with the Adjacent Country on the West from Albany & Lake Champlain," with major cities, lakes, rivers, and falls labeled. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:950,400] (approximately 15 miles to the inch).
Date: 1937
Creator: Blanchard, Joseph; Langdon, Samuel & Jefferys, Thomas
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard of White Mountains in New Hampshire]

Description: Postcard of a distant mountain, with trees and a road in the foreground and text that says "Profile Mountain, Lafayette Clearing, Franconia Notch, White Mountains, New Hampshire." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Sat.- We are in Mattawamkeag. We stayed here all night, only drove a hundred miles yesterday. We will come back slower I guess on acct of bad tires. His back ones are causing the trouble. A brown fox crossed the road ahead of us yesterday, snow is up here in patches. It is cold. The roads are rough north of Banger. Claire watches the country by spells, counts the cabins, looked for bumps in road yesterday. Found the trailer O.K. I got Ted's Letters and card. Harriet."
Date: May 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
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