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M-392: Elizabeth Gentry Sayad Collection

Repository St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections

Title Elizabeth Gentry Sayad Collection

Date 1928-2006

Extent 19 letters.

Location note Vault - vertical files

Language English and French

Abstract 19 letters from important personages, including Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, ambassadors of France and Germany, actress Olivia de Havilland, and members of the House of Commons of the British Parliment.

Preferred Citation note The preferred citation for this collection is "From the collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri - St. Louis."

Separated Materials note Two books that were donated with the papers have been moved to the Mercantile Library's rare books collections. The books are "The Deserted Village" and "Columbia Missouri Herald Twenty-Fifth Anniversary April, 1895."

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of 19 letters written to Ms. Elizabeth Gentry Sayad or Mrs. Mary Denny, from important personages. The letters are both handwritten and typescript, in some cases mimeographs or copies.

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Access Restrictions: Due to the rare and fragile nature of this resource, use of the collection’s materials must be reviewed by library staff. Please contact the Library at 314-516-7247 for more information.

Copyright Information: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Fee Services: Fees associated with staff research time, cost recovery in reproductions processing time and materials, and licensing may apply.

Collection Inventory

From [the White House] to Mrs. Mary Denny 1928-07-20   1.0 letter.

From Herbert Hoover to Mrs. Mary Denny 1932-07-26   1.0 letter.

From Franklin Roosevelt to Mrs. Mary Denny 1933-07-27   1.0 letter.

From Franklin Roosevelt to Mrs. Mary Denny 1936-07-28   1.0 letter.

From Mrs. Barbara Cartland, D.St.J to Ms. Elizabeth Gentry Sayad 1978-02-14   1.0 letter.

From Peter Hermes to Elizabeth Gentry Sayad 1983-12-09   1.0 letter.

From The Rt. Hon. Edward Heath, M.B.E., M.P. to Ms. Sayad 1984-01-29   1.0 letter.

From The Rt. Hon. Edward Heath, M.B.E., M.P. to Ms. Sayad 1984-02-07   1.0 letter.

From Olivia de Havilland to Dear Friends 1985-08-30   3.0 letter.

From R. J. Carrick, CMG LVO to Elizabeth Sayad Gentry 1987-04-21   1.0 letter.

From Olivia de Havilland to Dear Elizabeth 1989-10-25   1.0 letter.

From Christopher S. Bond to Mrs. Elizabeth Gentry Sayad 1991-06-27   1.0 letter.

From Richard Gaddes to Dear Elizabeth 1991-08-30   1.0 letter.

From Olivia de Havilland to Dear Elizabeth 2001-03-11   1.0 letter.

From Jean David Lev--- to Dear Mrs. Gentry Sayad 2004-07-12   1.0 letter.

From Olivia de Havilland to Dear Lady 2005-04-13   1.0 letter.

From Olivia de Havilland to Dear Lady 2006-01-19   1.0 letter.

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