OPEN FOR RESEARCH Mildred Aldrich Books

January 27, 2020

By Nancy Kuhl

The Beinecke Library is pleased to announce a new collection, now open for research: a collection of books by Mildred Aldrich and others from the library of Clara Smith Steichen, with pasted and laid in photos, clippings, and documents including drawings, postcards, a photo and sketches by Edward Steichen, and letters by Aldrich, Ellen Terry, Gordon Craig and others. Gift of Francesca Calderone-Steichen.

Titles in the collection include:

A hilltop on the Marne, being letters written June 3-September 8, 1914, by Mildred Aldrich

On the edge of the war zone, from the battle of the Marne to the entrance of the Stars and stripes, by Mildred Aldrich

The peak of the load : the waiting months on the hilltop from the entrance of the Stars and stripes to the second victory on the Marne, by Mildred Aldrich

Told in a French garden, August, 1914, by Mildred Aldrich

When Johnny comes marching home, by Mildred Aldrich

Related collections at Beinecke Library:

Edward Steichen, Photograph albums of the Steichen Family

Steichen Family Papers YCAL 1080