(Modern Elite) Lot of Autograph Material - Business Leaders, primarily American: Arnold, B(enjamin) W. Albany, New York, April 28, 1922. 1 page, 8vo; minor wear. To S(harpless) D(odson) Green, discussing his (Arnold's poster collection). Strong, dark signature. * Barton, Bruce (Fairchild). Typed Letter Signed and Typed Transcript Signed. New York, March 7, 1922. 1 page, 4to and 1 1/4 page, 4to; minor staining. To S. D. Green, American educator, responding to Green's solicitation of a letter offering his pupils life-guidance, "Here is an extract from an editorial which I published four or five years ago..." Strong signatures. * Baruch, Bernard M. Typed Letter Signed. New York, February 27, 1924. 1 page, 4to; light creasing along old folds. To S. D. Green, as above, "...My only word of counsel is that strict integrity and application are the chief requirements in a successful business man or woman." Vertical crease touching the "M" of strong signature. * Clothier, Morris L. Typed Letter Signed. No place, September 14, 1922. 1 page, 4to; light creasing along old folds, marginal spotting and paper clip residue. To (S. D. Green - unaddressed), as above, "...real joy in the business world can come to its workers just as real joy comes to the finer manual craftsman..." Signature starting to fade. * du Pont, Irenee. Typed Letter Signed. Wilmington, January 30, 1925. 1 page, 4to; light creasing along old folds, minor spotting. To S. D. Green, as above, "...instead of writing them a letter of counsel or advice,... it is much better to send them a little book..." Vertical crease touching clear signature. On Irenee du Pont's letterhead. With 4 related typed letters signed. * Faber, Eberhard. Typed Letter Signed. New York, February 5, 1923. 1 page, 4to; light creasing along old folds. To S. D. Green, as above, "...I appreciate the spirit which prompted the request for a line from me, and I trust I have fulfilled such requirements in the short message to your students, which I enclose herewith [not present]." Strong signature. * Forbes, B(ertie) C(harles). New York, April 21, 1925. 1 page, 4to; light creasing along old folds. To S. D. Green, as above, (quoting Clarence Dillon - Forbes' biographical subject) "...'Do your job better than it has ever been done by anybody before'..." Light crease touching strong signature. * Gary, Elbert Henry. Half-tone photograph signed and dated, "April 6, 1925," smudged signature on slightly worn and dusty 4to card stock sheet, bottom left corner chipped away. * Harriman, J(oseph) W(right). Typed Letter Signed. New York, September 15, 1922. 2 pages, small 4to; light creating along old folds. To S. D. Green, as above, (paraphrasing Lord Northcliffe), "...Don't wabble; be firm. Don't send; - Go." Crease touching strong signature. On Harriman National Bank letterhead. * Holt, H(enry). Typed Letter Signed. New York, May 7, 1924. 1 page, 8vo; light creases along old folds. To S. D. Green, as above, (cover letter only). Strong signature. On Henry Holt and Company letterhead. * Huntington, H(enry) E. Typed Letter Signed. Los Angeles, March 10, 1922. 1 page, 4to; light creasing along old folds. To S. D. Green, as above, "...It gives me pleasure to say to them that success, real success, the only success worth while, is attained by the invariable practice of the old-fashioned virtues honesty, industry, thrift, hope, and perseverance..." Light vertical crease through the "H" in Huntington. On Los Angeles Railway letterhead. * Lipton, Thomas J. Typed Letter Signed. Southgate, Middlesex, November 22, 1923. 1 page, 4to; light creases along old folds. To S. D. Green, as above, "...Be patient under difficulties; be not readily discouraged nor too easily elated with success, but mingle courage with caution..." Light vertical crease through the "L" of Lipton's strong signature. * Moody, John. Typed Letter Signed. New York, March 20, 1925. 4 pages, 4to; creasing along old folds, some spotting, toning and discoloration. To S. D. Green, as above, "...there is now an unprecedented opportunity for heroism in daily life, for weaving morals into merchandise, and for using ethics as a raw material. We need to get back to prewar ideals..." Strong signature. On Moody's Investors Service letterhead. * Pillsbury, John S. Typed Letter Signed. Minneapolis, Sept 22, 1922. 1 page, 4to; light creasing along old folds. To S. D. Green, as above. Signature a little light. On Pillsbury Flour Mills Company letterhead. * Putnam, George Haven. Typed Letter Signed. New York, November 13, 1923. 2 pages, 4to; light creasing along old folds. To (S. D. Green), as above, "...although I have now eighty years behind me, I feel myself to be from week to week, as every intelligent person ought to be, a student..." Strong signature. With cover typed letter signed and two related typed letters signed. * Tiffany, Charles L. Typed Letter Signed. New York, September 12, 1922. 1 page, small 4to; minor wear. To S. D. Green, as above, "...Work hard on your job, saw wood, and let someone else do the talking." Strong signature. On Charles L. Tiffany's letterhead. * Vanderbilt, C(ornelius) (IV). Short Typed Letter Signed. New York, April 4, 1923. 1 page, 4to; moderate creasing along old folds. To S. D. Green, as above, "...I regret that I have so many matters on hand at present that I cannot act in the capacity you suggest." Vertical crease through the "a" of Vanderbilt's strong signature. * Wanamaker, John. Philadelphia, May 9, 1922. 1 page, 4to; light to moderate creases along old folds. To S. D. Green, as above, "I enclose herewith a copy of a little article which I wrote [not present]... after a long business experience of continuous effort to raise the standards of American business, I stretch forth my hand to each one of them..." Strong signature. On John Wanamaker's Private Office letterhead. With related Typed Document Signed. * Wrigley, William, Jr. Typed Letter Signed. Chicago, September 28, 1922. 1 page, 4to; light creasing along old folds, minor dust smudging. To S. D. Green, as above, "...Nothing Great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." Light vertical crease through Wrigley's strong signature. Wrigley Jr. Company letterhead.


Estimate $400-600


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