C[harles] W[alter] Carruth
2of yours, though besides the great [illegible] of material that you already possessed you must have many of those finely penciled notebooks, set with thumb-nail sketches jotted down during your researches among the forests of Oregon and Washington and in "strange lands and far." If I cannot read of these things in published books or magazine articles I must perforce come up to the Alhambra valley and hear something of it from your own lips, which will be infinitely more delightful.Will, after [halting?] between Forestry and Music, chose the latter and after playing with orchestras for a couple of years, saved up his money for a two years stay at Yale, and is now there studying harmony, composition, Theory and the Pipe Organ. He is a fine pianist and a very competent organist, having studied04990
[ca. 1911 Apr]
Original letter dimensions: 17 x 27 cm.
Reel 20, Image 0274
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