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Guide to the Emlyn Metcalf Gill Letters, 1917-1918

Collection number: MS 101

Size: 5 items (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Emlyn Metcalf Gill, 1862-1918

Emlyn Metcalf Gill, born in Walpole, N.H., was a sportman and writer.

About the Emlyn Metcalf Gill Letters

Five letters written by Emlyn Gill. Gill wrote three of the letters to Eugene V. Connett, sports writer and founder of the Derrydale Press. They rail against “worm fishing” and present a case for dry-fly fishing as opposed to wet-fly methods. The other two letters, one of which concerns Connett, are addressed to Alfred Stoddart.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the authors of these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Emlyn Metcalf Gill Letters, 1917-1918, MS 101, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased: Oinonen Book Auction, May 25, 1994 (Accession number: 94.030)