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Incidentally, your main reference was to the correspondence with Gunnar Myrdal. When you
turn in your corrected memoir, you may want to give consideration to putting copies of
that under whatever restriction you wish to put them --?
I think I've made some references to some of your other writings, but I see I still have
a note on Bertrand Russell -- you and he had an exchange of correspondence, have?
Yes, I do, but -- there are two very important letters that, I don't know where they are.
I'm sure I have them in the house somewhere. A letter from Dewey -- John Dewey, that is--
congratulating me on appointment to City College. It's a beautiful letter. And a couple of
notes from Bertrand Russell. And I've got to find them. And another letter that I put away
so carefully, I don't know where it is, is a letter from my mother, that she wrote me
about 15, 20 years ago, before the Brown decision, before APA -- you know. I think even
before I was elected president of SPISSI -- in which my mother wrote and said that she
wanted to express the feelings of a mother toward her son; she wanted me to know what she
thought about me as her son, etc. It was just a beautiful letter. I put it away. To me,
it's as valuable as the letter from John Dewey or Bertrand Russell.
I think perhaps, in terms of your own memoir, it would be -- the personal dimension
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