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ERNEST DIMNET - ANITA LAWRENCE SIMPSON COLLECTION
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
1/3/1925

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope) dated 3 January 1925, regarding an invitation to visit while he is in America. Mentions lecturing at Princeton and a visit to Chicago. Written at New York.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
1/31/1925

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 31 January 1925, inviting her to visit him while in New York. Written at New York.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
2/9/1925

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 9 February 1925, thanking her for a gift of flowers and for hosting a reception in his honor. Reference to Rachel Crothers. Also includes a Printed Item, a pamphlet from the French Institute in the United States, listing its Tuesday Lecture Series for the 1924-25 season, including a 3 February 1925 lecture by Dimnet, " D'un Balcon Parisien" ["From a Parisien Balcony"].

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
3/20/1925

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 20 March 1925, reminiscing on his last visit and asking her for a photograph.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
5/28/1925

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 28 May 1925, regarding his trip to America and her visit to Europe, and discussing his writing and upcoming lectures. Written at Paris.



Box: 1 Fold: 6 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
10/23/1925

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 23 October 1925, regarding his arrival at Mount Holyoke College. References to Smith College, Anita Lawrence Simpson's daughter, and Mrs. Charles D. Norton of New York. Sent from South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
11/17/1925

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 17 November 1925, requesting a meeting. Reference to travels to Scranton [Ohio] and Waterburg, New York. Mailed at New York.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
3/18/1926

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 18 March 1926, saying goodbye. Mailed at Paris.



Box: 1 Fold: 9 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
6/1/1926

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 1 June 1926, expressing his feelings for her. Reference to "Art of Thinking". Mailed from Paris.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
11/10/1926

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 10 November 1926, with Dimnet's itinerary for November and December. Written at New York.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
12/14/1926

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 14 December 1926. Written in French, expressing his affection.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
12/29/1926

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 29 December 1926, expressing his affection. Written at sea.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
1/11/1927

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed, (with envelope), dated 11 January 1927, reminiscing about their time together. Written at Paris.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
4/2/1927

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed, dated c. 2 April 1927, discussing his time at Oxford and his work on "The Art of Thinking". Reference to lunch with Ronald Knox.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
4/1/27

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Card Signed, dated c. April 1927. A postcard with an image of the Cathedral at Christ Church.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
6/14/1927

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 14 June 1927. Mentions her upcoming trip to Lake Champlain with the children, and discusses his next lecture tour in the United States. Also speaks of his progress on "The Art of Thinking". Written from Paris.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
10/29/1927

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 29 October 1927, regarding his schedule in America. Written from Ogden, Utah.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
11/8/1927

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 8 November 1927, discussing his travels in America. Written at San Francisco.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
11/24/1927

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), date 24 November 1927, regarding his time in Southern California, including at San Francisco. Written at Los Angeles.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
3/26/1928

DESCRIPTION: 2 Autograph Letters Signed: (one with envelope) dated 26 March 1928; one undated. The first, written at Paris, discusses his return to France and an upcoming meeting with Simon and Schuster. The second, written at New York, is an apology for having missed a rendezvous.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
11/30/1928

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 30 November 1928, regarding his activities in America and the success of "Art of Thinking". Written at New York.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
12/24/1928

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 24 December 1928, expressing his affection and touching on her book. Written from Le Havre.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
6/26/1929

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 26 June 1929, regarding his writing and inquiring about her new job. Written at Paris.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
11/23/1929

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Card Signed (with envelope), dated 23 October 1929, regarding his writing and his itinerary in America. Written at San Francisco.

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
11/1/1929

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 1 November 1929, discussing his itinerary in America. Written from San Francisco.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
12/3/1929

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 3 December 1929, regarding Dimnet's recent illness and his imminent departure for France. Written at New York.

Box: 1 Fold: 27 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
1/1/1930

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Card Signed, dated 1 January 1930. A brief postcard from France, with an image of a camel train. Postmarked at Paris.

Box: 1 Fold: 28 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
5/30/1930

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 30 May 1930, expressing his regret at not having heard about her and wondering if she is coming to Europe. Written at Paris.

Box: 1 Fold: 29 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
3/13/1930

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 13 March 1930, regarding her work, his leisure, and her forthcoming trip to Europe. Written at Paris.

Box: 1 Fold: 30 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
3/22/1930

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Card Signed, dated 22 March 1930. Postcard includes image of a park entitled "Matin clair au Luxembourg" ["A clear morning in Luxembourg"]. Written at Paris.

Box: 1 Fold: 31 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
10/5/1930

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 5 October 1930, regarding his arrival in America and wondering what happened to her intended visit to Europe the previous summer. Written at sea.

Box: 1 Fold: 32 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
11/17/1930

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed, dated 17 October 1930, inviting her to lunch with him. Written at New York.

Box: 1 Fold: 33 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
10/18/1930

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed, dated 18 October 1930, a thank-you note for an unidentified gift. Written at New York.



Box: 1 Fold: 34 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
11/4/1930

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 4 November 1930, arranging a meeting for dinner. Written in New York.

Box: 1 Fold: 35 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
11/8/1930

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), dated 8 November 1930, referring to her previous correspondence and suggesting they meet when he returns from California in early December. Written at New York.

Box: 1 Fold: 36 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
1/1/1938

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Manuscript Signed, dated "New Year 1938." Possibly the presentation page from her copy of "My New World" by Dimnet.

Box: 1 Fold: 37 P. Kraugbaum to Anita Lawrence Simpson
3/1/1938

DESCRIPTION: Typed Letter Signed, dated 1 March 1938, from P. Kraugbaum of Simon and Schuster, publishers, to Simpson, asking if she has received a copy of "My New World" as per Abbe Dimnet's request. The latter is addressed care of Mrs. C. Hyder of Riverside, Connecticut.

Box: 1 Fold: 38 Anita Lawrence Simpson to Ernest Dimnet
12/12/1940

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Card Signed (with envelope), dated 12 December 1940. Christmas card. Mailed at New London, Connecticut.

Box: 1 Fold: 39 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
1928 ? - 1940 ?

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope), [n.d.]. Discussing his arrival in New York. Written in French, from St. Paul, Minnesota.

Box: 1 Fold: 40 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
1928-1940 ?

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Card Signed, [n.d.]. A Postcard with an city winterscape, "Montmartre Under Snow." Sent as a Christmas card.

Box: 1 Fold: 41 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
1928-1940 ?

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed, [n.d.]. Discusses arranging a time to meet. Written from Connecticut.

Box: 1 Fold: 42 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
1928-1940 ?

DESCRIPTION: 2 Autograph Letters, one Signed, [n.d.]. Brief notes of greeting and affection.

Box: 1 Fold: 43 Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson
1928-1940 ?

DESCRIPTION: Black-and-white Photograph Signed [n.d.]. Photo of Dimnet, given to Simpson.

Box: 1 Fold: 44 Ernest Dimnet Funeral Notice
12/24/1954

DESCRIPTION: Typed Card, announcing the death and funeral of Dimnet in December of 1954.

Box: 1 Fold: 45 Information on Ernest Dimnet
1924-1954

DESCRIPTION: Various Newspaper Clippings, dated between 1924 and c. 1954, including: brief biographical note, 8 December 1924; Dimnet listed as passenger on ship arriving in New York, 4 February 1925; Article written by Dimnet, "Paul Claudel as a Diplomatist", The Outlook, 16 March 1927; New York Times review of "My New World", 29 November 1937; Saturday Review article on Dimnet and "My New World", 11 December 1937; Article written by Dimnet, "The Art of Reading", in Think Magazine, April 1947; and New York Times Dimnet Obituary, c. December 1954.

Box: 1 Fold: 46 Information on Anita Lawrence Simpson
6/14/1950 - 5/10/1965

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper Clippings, including: article relating to an award given to Simpson for her service to Mitchell College, The New London [Connecticut] Day, 14 June 1950; and article relating to dedication of a building in her honor at Mitchell College, The New London [Connecticut] Day, 10 May 1965. Accompanied by a drawing of the "Anita Lawrence Simpson Dormitory."

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