Correspondence with Helena Gilder, spanning their friendship of fifty years (1868-1916), and with other friends, family, and
business associates. Also includes typed copy of Foote's work entitled, "Reminiscences".
Mary Hallock Foote was born Mary Haviland Hallock on November 19, 1847, at Milton-on-Hudson, N.Y., the youngest of four children.
Her close-knit farming family were Quakers, Free-Soil Republicans of English stock, sympathetic to anti-slavery, temperance,
and women's rights.
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