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Samuel T. May letter to Mrs. Dodd
Samuel T. May letter to Mrs. Dodd
TitleSamuel T. May letter to Mrs. Dodd
Date of Original1919-08-30
CreatorMay, Samuel T., 1867-1929
Creator RoleAuthor
DescriptionLetter from Dickinson State Normal School President Samuel T. May to Mrs. Dodd requesting the purchase of buffalo horns.
General SubjectCommunication
Colleges and universities
Subject (LCTGM)Correspondence
College presidents
Horns (Animal)
Personal NameMay, Samuel T., 1867-1929
Organization NameState Normal School (Dickinson, N.D.)
LocationDickinson (N.D.)
Item NumberDS-0106
Format of OriginalCorrespondence
Dimensions of Original22 x 28 cm.
Transcription"Aug. 30, 1919. Mrs. Dodd, - Agreeable to my promise, I looked over collection of specimens. I am ready to make you the following offer for the whole collection including cabinet: $100.00 in cash to-day, and $50.00 more just as soon as I am able to sell some of the horns, or $125.00 cash and nothing further. If you accept offer, should like it to be at once. If we get the collection, should like to remove it to Normal School this P.M. Will be in my office from 1 to 2 o'clock. Phone me or let Mr. Burnett tell me. respectfully yours, S.T. May"--Handwritten on front of letter.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryPresident May acquired a large collection of buffalo horns and put them up for sale in order to raise money to buy collections for a museum at Dickinson State Normal School.
Repository InstitutionDickinson State University
Credit LineDickinson State University (DS-0106)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Dickinson State University.
Ordering InformationOffice of University Relations
Dickinson State University
Dickinson, ND, 58601
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmDS0106
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