Download Full Text (1.3 MB)
In this typed letter from Linda Grace Hoyer to her son, John Updike, Linda praises John's latest cartoon work and advises him not to worry about his health. She ponders a recent church sermon and relates a story of the dogs' adventure with a muskrat.
Phillips Brooks House, James Thurber, Abraham, Walter E. Thompson, Ford Madox Ford, Oscar Wilde, cartooning, Reverend Verne E. Snyder, Frankie Laine, Dear Juan, Juan Ponce de Leon, dogs, United Evangelical Lutheran church, Saracen, Arab, health, James Burkhart, Beckersville, Tallullah Bankhead, Albert Fry, Ivan Zendt, Chatterbox, Shillington High School, John Franklin Hoyer, Katherine Ziemer Kramer, Wesley Russell Updike, Linda Grace Hoyer, John Updike
Linda Grace Hoyer
American Literature | Social History | United States History
Hoyer, Linda Grace, "Letter from Linda Grace Hoyer to John Updike, March 4, 1951" (1951). Linda Grace Hoyer Family Correspondence. 73.
For permissions which fall outside of educational use, please contact the Ursinus College Library Special Collections Department: https://www.ursinus.edu/library/archives-special-collections/