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BOX 1-12  ITEM 1-1924 Part I: Autographs, 1537-1944
Autographs, letters, official documents, photographs, writings, sketches, and printed matter of prominent historical figures in the arts, sciences, and politics.
Arranged numerically by item number within an approximate alphabetical arrangement.
BOX ITEM 1 Abbas, Hilmi, to Schneider, in French, 4 Aug. 1826
BOX ITEM 2 Abbey, Edwin Austin, fragment of autograph letter, 28 May 1875
BOX ITEM 3 Abbey, Edwin Austin, to Schill, Sept. 1891
BOX ITEM 4 Abbott, John S. C., to Harold Hague, 31 Mar. 1851
BOX ITEM 5 Abdu-l-Medjid, Sultan of Turkey, to unknown, in Arabic, circa 1831-circa 1861
BOX ITEM 6 Adams, Abigail, to unknown, 20 May 1813
BOX ITEM 7 Adams, John, to Johnson, 12 Nov. 1783
BOX ITEM 8 Adams, Louisa, to Smith, and docket notes, 1 Nov. 1852
BOX ITEM 9 Adams, William T., to unknown, New Year's greeting, 6 Jan. 1895
BOX ITEM 10 Ade, George, to unknown, autograph, 1 May 1905
BOX ITEM 11 Aga Khan III, to Mrs. Dimmock, 18 Jan. 1896
BOX ITEM 12 Agassiz, Louis, autograph, undated
BOX ITEM 13 Aguinaldo, Emilio, autograph, 15 Jan. 1935
BOX ITEM 14 Aguinaldo, Emilio, autograph, 15 Jan. 1935
BOX ITEM 15 Airy, George B., to John Ford, 23 Oct. 1843
BOX ITEM 16 Alva, Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, to unknown, in Spanish, 20 Jan. 1546
BOX ITEM 17 Alcock, John, reception program, 17 July 1919
BOX ITEM 18 Alden, John, and Prence Thomas, Plymouth, Mass., deed, typescript, 23 Jan. 1663
BOX ITEM 19 Alden, John, and Prence Thomas, Plymouth, Mass., deed, original, 23 Jan. 1663
BOX ITEM 20 Alden, John, and Prence Thomas, Plymouth, Mass., deed, docket, 23 Jan. 1663
BOX ITEM 21 Aldrich, Ira, to unknown, in German, 15 Nov. 1854
BOX ITEM 22 Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, to unknown, letter fragment, undated
BOX ITEM 23 Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, to Courtenay Thorpe, 20 Nov. 1893
BOX ITEM 24 Alexander VI, Pope Item(s) transferred to Rare Book and Special Collections Division
BOX ITEM 25 Alexander, George, autograph and quote, undated
BOX ITEM 26 Alger, Horatio, to C. T. Scott, 25 Mar. 1895
BOX ITEM 27 Allen, Theodore, to Batchelder, calling card with note, undated
BOX ITEM 28-30 Allen, Thomas, to Samuel B. Ruggles, 16 May 1849
BOX ITEM 31 Allen, Viola, list of characterizations, undated
BOX ITEM 32 Allen, Viola, autograph and quote, undated
BOX ITEM 33 Allen, Viola, autographed portrait, 1906
BOX ITEM 34 Allston, Washington, fragment of autograph letter, undated
BOX ITEM 35 Amherst, Jeffrey Amherst, typed biographical note, undated
BOX ITEM 36-37 Amherst, Jeffrey Amherst, to George Gorge, 28 Sept. 1792
BOX ITEM 38-39 Anavkar, M. D., to Batchelder, 7 Apr. 1915
BOX ITEM 40 Andersen, H. C., to unknown, in Danish with English translation, 21 Apr. 1858
BOX ITEM 41 Andersen, H. C., "Christian Winther," poem in Danish with English translation, undated
BOX ITEM 42 Andersen, H. C., poem in Danish, undated
BOX ITEM 43 Anderson, Joseph, autograph and quote, 30 Nov. 1881
BOX ITEM 44 Anderson, Mary, to Gibson, autographed portrait on postcard, 23 Mar. 1906
BOX ITEM 45 Anderson, Mary, autographed portrait, 4 Nov. 1883
BOX ITEM 46 Andersen, Mary, autographed portrait, 9 Apr. 1876
BOX ITEM 47 Anderson, Mary, autograph and quote, 12 Apr. 1882
BOX ITEM 48 Anderson, Robert, autograph and portrait, undated
BOX ITEM 49 Andrews, Albert G., autograph on page from Hamlet, undated
BOX ITEM 50 Anglin, Margaret, autograph and quote, undated
BOX ITEM 51 Anglin, Margaret, autograph and quote, undated
BOX ITEM 52 Anne, Queen, consort of Louis XIII, King of France, to unknown, in French, 4 Aug. 1629
BOX ITEM 53 Anne, Queen, consort of Louis XIII, King of France, to unknown, translation in modern French, 4 Aug. 1629
BOX ITEM 54 Archer, Frank, autograph and quote, 15 Jan. 1884
BOX ITEM 55 Arnold, Benedict, explanatory note, undated
BOX ITEM 56 Arnold, Benedict, account book page signed Mansfield & Arnold, 7 July 1769
BOX ITEM 57 Arnold, Matthew, to unknown, fragment of autograph letter, undated
BOX ITEM 58 Arthur, Chester Alan, et al, autographs on Mrs. Miller's calling card, undated
BOX ITEM 59 Arthur, Julia, autographed portrait, undated
BOX ITEM 60 Astor, John Jacob, autograph, undated
BOX ITEM 61 Astor, John Jacob, account record, 6 Mar. 1807
BOX ITEM 62 Audubon, Harriette B., to E. H. Shannon, 5 Nov. 1873
BOX ITEM 63 Audubon, John James, explanatory note, undated
BOX ITEM 64 Audubon, John James, fragment of manuscript diary, undated
BOX ITEM 65 Bacon, Francis, fragment of autograph letter, undated
BOX ITEM 66 Bacon, Francis, explanatory note, undated
BOX ITEM 67 Bacon, Francis, typed memorandum with reference to William Shakespeare, undated
BOX ITEM 68 Bacon, Henry, fragment of autograph letter, undated
BOX ITEM 69 Baekeland, L. H., autograph on page from King John, undated
BOX ITEM 70 Bairnsfather, Bruce, autograph on page from A Midsummer Night's Dream, undated
BOX ITEM 71 Baker, Bryant, to unknown, Christmas card with portrait, undated
BOX ITEM 72 Baker, Bryant, to unknown, Christmas card, undated
BOX ITEM 73 Baldwin, Abraham, autograph, undated
BOX ITEM 74 Balzac, Honoré de, explanatory note, undated
BOX ITEM 75 Balzac, Honoré de, typed quote, in French, 1835
BOX ITEM 76 Balzac, Honoré de, original quote, in French, 1835
BOX ITEM 77 Balzac, Honoré de, manuscript from Les Contes Drolatiques, typed transcript, 30 Apr. 1833
BOX ITEM 78 Balzac, Honoré de, manuscript from Les Contes Drolatiques, original, 30 Apr. 1833
BOX ITEM 79 Bancroft, George, fragment of autograph letter, undated
BOX ITEM 80 Bangs, John Kendrick, fragment of autograph letter, undated
BOX ITEM 81 Banville, Théodore Faullain de, to unknown, in French, 15 Oct. 1890
BOX ITEM 82 Barnum, P. T., autograph, 1870
BOX ITEM 83 Barry, John, prize money authorization form, undated
BOX ITEM 84 Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, autograph, undated
BOX ITEM 85 Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, autograph on card of Statue of Liberty, undated
BOX ITEM 86 Baltimore, Mary Janson, to unknown, 3 Feb. 1754
BOX ITEM 87 Balzac, Eva Hanska, to Louis Wolff, cover
BOX ITEM 88-89 Balzac, Eva Hanska, to Louis Wolff, 14 May 1850
BOX ITEM 90-91 Barlow, Joel, to Henry Dearborn, 13 June 1807
BOX ITEM 92-93 Barnay, Ludwig, list of repertoire, Aug. 1872
BOX ITEM 94 Barnay, Ludwig, autograph, Jan. 1888
BOX ITEM 95 Barrett, Edith, autograph on page from Romeo and Juliet, undated
BOX ITEM 96 Barrett, Lawrence, to unknown, undated
BOX ITEM 97 Barrett, Lawrence, autograph and quote, undated
BOX ITEM 98 Barrett, Wilson, autograph and quote, 8 Mar. 1887
BOX ITEM 99 Barrett, Wilson, autograph and quote, undated
BOX ITEM 100 Barrymore, John, autograph, undated
BOX ITEM 101 Bartlett, Josiah, fragment of autograph letter, undated
BOX ITEM 102 Baskertseff, Marie, explanatory note, undated
BOX ITEM 103 Baskertseff, Marie, fragment of page from manuscript diary, undated
BOX ITEM 104 Bates, Edward, autograph on letter cover, circa 1861-circa 1864
BOX ITEM 105 Bayard, Mary W., to Mrs. Batchelder, 12 Mar. 1925
BOX ITEM 106 Brough, Lionel, autograph and quote, 6 Feb. 1902
BOX ITEM 107 Bazaine, Achille François, autograph and quote, in French, 24 June 1878
BOX ITEM 108 Beaton, David, biographical note, undated
BOX ITEM 109 Beaton, David, to unknown, undated
BOX ITEM 110 Beauregard, G. T., autograph, 1877
BOX ITEM 111 Beckley, John, typed biographical note, undated
BOX ITEM 112 Beckley, John, to unknown, 5 Nov. 1792
BOX ITEM 113 Beebe, William, to Frost, 13 Jan. 1930
BOX ITEM 114-18 Beecher, Henry Ward, "Knowledge of God," outline, undated
BOX ITEM 119 Beecher, Henry Ward, autographed portrait, undated
BOX ITEM 119A Beecher, Henry Ward, autographed portrait, 14 Feb. 1886
BOX ITEM 120 Bell, Alexander Graham, to F. Regis Noel, 3 Mar. 1920
BOX ITEM 121 Bell, Hamilton, costume design, As You Like It, 1890
BOX ITEM 122 Bellew, Kyrle, autograph, Jan. 1884
BOX ITEM 123 Bellew, Kyrle, fragment of autograph letter, undated
BOX ITEM 124 Bellows, George, fragment of autograph letter, undated
BOX ITEM 125 Benavente, Jacinto, autograph, Oct. 1923
BOX ITEM 126 Benét, Laurence V., to Batchelder, 31 May 1944
BOX ITEM 127 Benét, Stephen Vincent, to John Farrar, undated
BOX ITEM 128 Benjamin, P., fragment of autograph letter, undated
BOX ITEM 129 Benjamin, Park, fragment of autograph letter, undated
BOX ITEM 130 Benjamin, Walter Romeyn, autographed book plate, 3 July 1935
BOX ITEM 131 Benjamin, Walter Romeyn, to Batchelder, 21 Dec. 1921
BOX ITEM 132 Benner, Frank R., autographed portrait, undated
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