Guide to the Papers of Bradley Snyder, 1970 - 2006Manuscript MS-1179

Introduction to the Collection

Contains letters from authors and outdoor enthusiasts Guy and Laura Waterman to Snyder discussing writing projects, the Waterman's homesteading efforts in Vermont, mountain climbing and family issues.

Also includes a small collection of letters from Johnny Waterman, Guy's son. Johnny, at 17 and with Snyder, was the third youngest person to climb Mt. McKinley at the time of his ascent. The letters provide insight into Johnny's mental state, travels, and personal life.

Notes attached to some letters are author Chip Brown's, who wrote 'Good Morning Midnight' about the Waterman family.

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