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When I was just starting here as curator in 2000, I gave a tour to a retired ventriloquist named Charles Stevens, Jr. Mr. Stevens was a delightful visitor. As I showed him around, he began to talk about how he had known our founder, W.S. Berger. It turned out that Mr. Stevens had been a decade long pen pal with W.S.; they exchanged letters from 1947 to 1957. I was thrilled to hear the story of their friendship as I knew that W.S. would have preserved their correspondence in his massive letter archive. At the end of the tour, I copied for Mr. Stevens the file of letters that he and W.S. exchanged. Mr. Stevens was stunned that the letters were here and was very grateful to have the copie

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