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Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:


 File — Carton: 1, Folder: 18-29
Content 180 photographs illustrating Congreave's fishing expeditions from as early as the 1950s up to his final fishing vacationg in 1992. The photographs are annotated extensively, providing vivid details about the content of the photograph.
Dates: 1925-1992

Correspondence, 1925-1935

 File — Carton: 1, Folder: 1
Content Thirty-two letters from Congreave to his father Wilberforce, written during Congreave's school and college years and describing summer fishing trips around New England with his maternal uncle Socrates Whipple. These letters describe materials used in fly fishing during these years, especially materials for tying artificial flies. The letters also contain exquisite, detailed, hand-drawn illustrations of various artificial flies, which Congreave either drew himself or acquired from other sources...
Dates: 1925-1935

Jedediah Horcrux Congreave fly fishing correspondence and photographs2, 1952-1992

 File — Carton: 1, Folder: 3-17
Content Correspondence from and to numerous friends, colleagues, and associates during the years 1952-1992. Correspondents include the French philosopher Michel Foucault, a companon of Congreave's on several fly fishing trips to the French Alps; Julia Child, with whom Congreave discussed recipes for serving trout and salmon; and B. F. Skinner, the Harvard behaviorial psychologist, who Congreave met during his final year at Harvard and whith whom Congreave maintained a correspondence, until Skinner's...
Dates: 1952-1992