Jane Grant exhibit

Exhibit Contents

Introduction

Ready to Combat the World

Ablaze with Adventure and Verve

Life as a Lucy Stoner

It Must Be Human

An Audience with an Emperor

The Legacy She Left Behind

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Jane Grant, probably in the 1940s. Jane Grant Photograph Collection, PH141.

Memorandum from Ik Shuman to The New Yorker publishers, promoting Grant's idea to publish a pony edition of The New Yorker for servicemen and women overseas, June 23, 1943. Jane Grant Papers, Coll. 41.

Letter from William C. Burt of the U.S. Marines, concerning the distribution of the little New Yorker to servicemen and women overseas, August 26, 1944. Jane Grant Papers, Coll. 41.

Letter from Jane Grant to Raoul Fleischmann concerning the production of the little New Yorker for servicemen and women overseas during World War II, August 5, 1943. Jane Grant Papers, Coll. 41.

Memorandum from Grant to Raoul Fleischmann concerning Grant's ideas to increase subscriptions to The New Yorker on college campuses, June 28, 1950. Jane Grant Papers, Coll. 41.

Letter from Raoul Fleischmann to Jane Grant concerning Grant's ideas to increase subscriptions of The New Yorker by commercial airlines, April 26, 1950. Jane Grant Papers, Coll. 41.

Postcard from Janet Flanner to Jane Grant, concerning Flanner's introduction to Grant's memoir, Ross, The New Yorker, and Me. "Dear J: Did you receive my note about honor of writing preface for your Ross book? I wonder if would be informed enough? I arrive in New York Tuesday June 20. Will phone you at once and we will talk--devotedly Janet." June 16, 1967. Jane Grant Papers, Coll. 41.

Postcard from Janet Flanner to Jane Grant, concerning Flanner's introduction to Grant's memoir, Ross, The New Yorker, and Me. "Dear J: Did you receive my note about honor of writing preface for your Ross book? I wonder if would be informed enough? I arrive in New York Tuesday June 20. Will phone you at once and we will talk--devotedly Janet." June 16, 1967. Jane Grant Papers, Coll. 41.

The little New Yorker dummy, 1943. Jane Grant Papers, Coll. 41.

The Armed Services edition of The New Yorker, March 24, 1945. Jane Grant Papers, Coll. 41.

The Armed Services edition of The New Yorker, February, 1944. Jane Grant Papers, Coll. 41.

The Armed Services edition of The New Yorker, September 29, 1945. Jane Grant Papers, Coll. 41.

William Harris (far left) and Jane Grant (far right) in their country home in Litchfield, Connecticut, n.d. Jane Grant Photograph Collection, PH141.

Jane Grant in the 1960s. Jane Grant Photograph Collection, PH141.

Jane Grant gardening at the White Flower Farm, n.d. Jane Grant Photograph Collection, PH141.

The buildings at the White Flower Farm in Litchfield, Connecticut, n.d. Jane Grant Photograph Collection, PH141.

Jane Grant at the White Flower Farm in Litchfield, Connecticut, ca. 1950s. Jane Grant Photograph Collection, PH141.

Letter from Katharine White, a longtime editor at The New Yorker, to Jane Grant concerning Grant's memoir, Ross, The New Yorker, and Me,June 17, 1967. Jane Grant Papers, Coll. 41.

Letter from E.B. White, who wrote for The New Yorker during its early years and beyond, concerning Grant's memoir Ross, The New Yorker, and Me,April 6, 1967. Jane Grant Papers, Coll. 41.

The current White Flower Farm catalog, Spring 1999. Courtesy of the White Flower Farm.

Series of photographs of William Harris and Jane Grant at their home in Litchfield, Connecticut, ca. 1960s. Jane Grant Photograph Collection, PH141.

Series of photographs of William Harris and Jane Grant at their home in Litchfield, Connecticut, ca. 1960s. Jane Grant Photograph Collection, PH141.

Series of photographs of William Harris and Jane Grant at their home in Litchfield, Connecticut, ca. 1960s. Jane Grant Photograph Collection, PH141.

William Harris at the White Flower Farm, ca. 1950s. Jane Grant Photograph Collection, PH141.

William Harris at the White Flower Farm, ca. 1950s. Jane Grant Photograph Collection, PH141.

The rhododendron "Jane Grant." Photograph courtesy of White Flower Farm.

The rhododendron "Jane Grant." Photograph courtesy of White Flower Farm.

Grant, Jane. Ross, The New Yorker, and Me. New York: Reynal, 1968.

Pettingill, Amos. The White Flower Farm Garden Book. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Academic Press, 1995. Amos Pettingill is the pseudonym of William Harris.

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