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Anderson, Alexander P. (1862-1943) to Horace C. Tracy

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05508.020 Author/Creator: Anderson, Alexander P. (1862-1943) Place Written: Red Wing, Minnesota Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 22 April 1937 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Anderson was a scientist. In old age, Anderson writes a meandering letter, apparently in response to Tracy's asking for an autograph or opinion.

People: Anderson, Alexander Pierce
Tracy, Horace C.

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Keywords/Subjects: Science and Technology, Philosophy

Sub Era: The Great Depression