Autograph collection Edit


11 MWalB02467


  • 1621-1985, undated (Creation)


  • 5.00 Linear Feet (Whole)
    10 manuscript boxes, 1 oversized folder



  • Arrangement

    Arranged alphabetically by author. For more information, please consult the box and folder listing.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.  Please contact the department for more information.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

  • Preferred Citation

    Autograph collection, Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections, Brandeis University

  • Other Descriptive Information

    Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection comprises a variety of documents from the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries that were donated by various people. The items in this collection are rare and consist of signed documents, correspondence, autograph manuscripts, photographs, and etchings. This collection includes the autographs of a number of important historical personalities, including former United States presidents, leading artists and writers, and scientists and public figures. Of particular importance are numerous letters from Justice Brandeis, Hubert Humphrey, Henry James, Rockwell Kent, and Thomas Mann. The autograph manuscripts include writings by poet Louise Imogen Guiney, physicist Isaac Newton, and artist Stefan Zweig. In addition, there are letters and documents by Simon Bolivar, Albert Einstein, Leo Tolstoi, and Leon Trotsky, among others. The items are organized in alphabetical order by last name, then chronologically for each individual.

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