People in the Mystic, Connecticut Area
Object ID:
1992.042.0025
Collection:
Grimes Collection
Scope & Content:
"Christmas Night" poem, by Lucy Maud Montgomery (Macdonald), cut from magazine and pasted on black paper w/ two copies of photographs of the author, in the scrap book kept by Helen May Clarke.

There is a reference in the book "An Account of My Life, 1915-1926 - The Childhood Journals of Helen May Clarke of Mystic Connecticut," on page 199, in her diary of November 3, 1921: "I have just found a picture of Miss Montgomery in a book catalogue and have cut it out for my scrap book. I'd love to write to her again, but Ase says 'don't be a damn nuisance,' I wish I knew."
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