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September 25, 2012
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In this Sept. 11, 2012, photo Hemingway curator Susan Wrynn, right, and intern Jessica Green collate documents from the Hemingway collection at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston. Among letters written to Ernest Hemingway slated for repair are dispatches from public figures including Hollywood stars Ingrid Bergman and Marlene Dietrich, writers F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein, and Hemingway’s editor Max Perkins.

Stephan Savoia photo

This Sept. 11, 2012, photo shows a telegram sent to Ernest Hemingway from American theater producer Jean Dalrymple in 1938, a part of the Hemingway collection at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston, which is being sent out for restoration. Among letters written to Ernest Hemingway slated for repair are dispatches from public figures including Hollywood stars Ingrid Bergman and Marlene Dietrich, writers F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein, and Hemingway’s editor Max Perkins.

Stephan Savoia photo

In this Sept. 11, 2012, photo Hemingway collection intern Jessica Green prepares documents from the collection to be sent out for restoration at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston. Among letters written to Ernest Hemingway slated for repair are dispatches from public figures including Hollywood stars Ingrid Bergman and Marlene Dietrich, writers F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein, and Hemingway’s editor Max Perkins.

Stephan Savoia photo

This Sept. 11, 2012, photo shows a letter sent to Ernest Hemingway from boyhood friend Carl Edgar around 1919, a part of the Hemingway collection at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, in Boston, that is being sent out for restoration. Among letters written to Ernest Hemingway slated for repair are dispatches from public figures including Hollywood stars Ingrid Bergman and Marlene Dietrich, writers F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein, and Hemingway’s editor Max Perkins.

Stephan Savoia photo

This Sept. 11, 2012, photo shows a letter and newspaper clipping sent to Ernest Hemingway from writer Paul Drus in 1938, a part of the Hemingway collection at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston, which is being sent out for restoration. Among letters written to Ernest Hemingway slated for repair are dispatches from public figures including Hollywood stars Ingrid Bergman and Marlene Dietrich, writers F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein, and Hemingway’s editor Max Perkins.

Stephan Savoia photo

In this Sept. 11, 2012, photo Hemingway collection intern Jessica Green prepares collection documents to be sent out for restoration at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston. Among letters written to Ernest Hemingway slated for repair are dispatches from public figures including Hollywood stars Ingrid Bergman and Marlene Dietrich, writers F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein, and Hemingway’s editor Max Perkins.