Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, research materials, and autograph letters relating to the literary work of William Appleton Aiken on the life of Daniel Fitch, second Earl of Nottingham. Also included are Aiken's personal papers including his diaries as an army intelligence officer in the Middle East during World War II and an exhibition scrapbook prepared by the Overseas Branch of the Office of War Information.
Journal, military papers, and financial records relating to the American Revolution as kept by Nathan Beers, paymaster and clothier of a Connecticut regiment. Also in the collection is a bill issued to Isaac Beers, and an autograph album (1860) with the signatures of Jefferson Davis, James Buchanan, William H. Seward and others.
The collection consists of correspondence and legal documents bearing the signatures of United States presidents, vice-presidents, cabinet members, and other historical figures. Portraits and photographs of the presidents complete the collection.
The collection, compiled by Catherine Colt Dickey (Mrs. Charles D. Dickey), includes autographs of United States presidents, signers of the Declaration of Independence, government officials, military figures, industrialists, educators, explorers, authors, and other well known persons in public life. Autographs appear on various mediums: letters; postcards; photographs; handwritten and printed documents; and small blank cards specifically designed to solely capture signatures.
Facsimiles of autographs and of famous documents in either printed or photostatic copies. Principal items are the Declaration of Independence, with autograph letters of the signers; the Constitution of the United States; the Emancipation Proclamation; and autographs of the founders of the Republic of Mexico.
Letters and other manuscript items representing a wide range of prominent figures in nineteenth century British literature, theater, and art, as well as nineteenth and early twentieth century socialism, reform politics, and medicine. About two thirds of the correspondence was received by Blanchard Jerrold and by Adolphe and Alice Smith; letters to other recipients include several to Mrs. and Miss de Fonblanque.
Consists of several thousand clipped autographs, franked envelopes, autographed photographs and printed cards and slips, and autograph notes and letters.
The collection consists of 86 documents, mostly letters, gathered by Mann for their signatures. Most of the individuals represented are clergymen or preachers, particularly Baptists, and include Abraham Booth, Christmas Evans, Samuel Kilpin, John Ryland, and Basil Woodd.