Two letters written by Rabbi Elchanan Wasserman, Rosh Yeshiva of Baranovitz and author of Kovetz Shiurim, from the time he spent in New York City to collect money for the Baranovitz Yeshiva.
The letters are on special blanks printed by Rabbi Elchanan in New York.
In one of the letters, Rabbi Elchanan tells us that the cost of bread per week for 300 young men is eighty dollars
Rabbi Elchanan Wasserman, a leader of Lithuanian Jewry and member of the Council of Torah Sages of Agudath Israel and a staunch student of the Chafetz Chaim, was head of Yeshiva in Baranowitz from 1921. He was murdered by the Nazis in the Seventh Fort near Kovno in 1941.