items in the Lawrence bequest:
It has not been possible to determine with certainty
which, if any, of Carmanís letters included the following
Several photographs of Carman and others, including
Charles G.D. Roberts, that have not been reproduced
in the present edition.
An envelope labelled by Lawrence as "3) accompanying
pictures of Carman" and bearing Carmanís inscription
"Lest you forget to think often." The envelope
is printed with Carmanís name and address: "Bliss
Carman / Twilight Park / Haines Falls, N.Y." It
contains a small piece of paper on which is a drawing
of an angry sad face over the written caption "Your
Boyfriend after sentence of execution."
An envelope inscribed by Carman "Indian medicine,
very strong. From the South West. Specially good for
heart trouble. Should be applied continuously for extended
periods. The efficacy depends largely on the way it
is usedóto be found only experimentally, by each user.
A series of four different-coloured broadsheets of Carmanís
poems, each headed "Garden Fete / A Local Charitiesí
Benefit / Given by / MRS CHARLES HATHAWAY / At Twilight
Park, N.Y.. / July 28th, 1928 / BALLADS to SELL!"
and footnoted "COPYRIGHT / 1927,óDodd, Mead, and
Co." The broadside containing "The Ships of
Yale" is inscribed "M.L. from B.C." and
that containing "White Iris" and "Marigolds"
carries the same inscription. The one containing "Roadside
Flowers" and "Vestigia" is inscribed
"B.C." and "100 copies" and the
one containing "My Teachers" "Bliss Carman"
and "To Margaret Lawrence July 1928".