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Henderson (Marjorie) and Thompson (Ruth Plumly) archive
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Description
The archive consists largely of Marjorie Henderson's drawings and illustrated letters to her friend and collaborator, Ruth Plumly Thompson. Also included are photographs, ink drawings, and approximately 300 tear sheets of a cartoon "Forgetiquette" on which they collaborated.
Background
Marjorie Henderson (popularly known as Marge) was a talented cartoonist, who by 19 years of age, was already a regular contributor to the Saturday Evening Post among other publications. She grew up on the Main Line of Philadelphia. When she was eleven years old, she began a correspondence with the editor of the children's page at the Philadelphia Public Ledger, another writer, Ruth Plumly Thompson. They began a life long friendship and collaboration.
Extent
2 Linear Feet 3 flat boxes, 1 manuscript box, 1 small map folder
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
Collection is open for research use.