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Samuel Hopkins Adams correspondence with Beekman Little and related documents

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: yhm-arc-2015-027

Content Description

2 letters (Nov. 25, 1936, and April 29, 1937) from Samuel Hopkins Adams, class of 1891, to Beekman Little, regarding "stone baby" incident (basis of article and incident in novel by Adams) in which Little's great-grandfather Dr. David Little was involved; transcripts of letters, by Henry Little '65 (Beekman Little's grand-nephew); copy of narrative by S[eelye] W. Little about his great-grandfather, Dr. Little; copy of Adams' article "Miracle in Stone" from the New Yorker; copy of In Stone by Daniel C. Doran (to accompany, which includes video of Cherry Valley, Springfield cemetery, and the lithopaedia specimen).

Acquisition Type



Donated by Henry Little, Class of 1965

Restrictions Apply



  • Majority of material found in 1936-1938


.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)