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autographs (manuscripts)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Friends Historical Library Autograph Collection

 Collection — Othertype SC-004
Identifier: SFHL-SC-004

Collection of miscellaneous original and facsimile autographs of well known Quakers and other individuals.

Dates: 1755-1944

Charles F. Jenkins Autograph Collection

Identifier: SFHL-MSS-031

Collection consists of over 450 original letters, documents, and photographs collected by Charles Francis Jenkins (1865-1951) of personalities distinguished in American history, politics, international and cultural affairs, and in the Society of Friends in Britain and the US.

Dates: 1656-1940

George Fox papers

Identifier: HC.MC-862

Includes letters, portraits, photographs, illustrations, articles, clippings, pamphlets, and a map concerning the life and times of George Fox. Topics covered include Fox's itinerary of his trip to America, the Dutch Bible Fox carried with him on his trip to Holland in 1677, pictures of places associated with Fox, birthplace, funeral, and grave of Fox. Includes material from the George Fox tercentary of 1924 (on the 300th anniversary of his birth).

Dates: 1660 - 1952

Robert B. Haines, III collection

Identifier: HC.MC-1011

The collection consists almost entirely of autograph letters, signed, mostly addressed to Reuben Haines, 1793-1834, about one-third addressed to him personally, the other two-thirds addressed to him as Corresponding Secretary of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. The writers of the latter were scientists, scholars, and statesmen from all over the world, including John James Audubon, 1785-1851, Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826, Rembrandt Peale, 1778-1860, and many others.

Dates: 1793 - 1834

Friends Historical Library Collection of miscellaneous manuscripts

Identifier: SFHL-MSS-004
Abstract The Society of Friends or Quakers (today the terms are synonymous) was founded in the middle of the seventeenth century in England by George Fox and others. The Friends Historical Library Miscellaneous Manuscripts is an artificial collection, established in the middle of the 20th century to store single and very small groups of manuscripts and documents, both originals and copies. The collection includes holdings relevant to antislavery, temperance, women's rights, penal reform, and other...
Dates: 1547 - 1994

New York Yearly Meeting collection of autographs

 Collection — Othertype SC-225
Identifier: SFHL-SC-225

Contains a collection of autographs of prominent Quakers and a few non-Quakers, most written as brief notes or subscription replies to Friends Book and Tract Committee between 1915-1920.

Dates: 1850-1952-(bulk 1915-1920)

Charles Roberts Autograph Letters collection

Identifier: HC.MC-100
Abstract Charles Roberts, a graduate of Haverford College in 1864, collected autographs, ranging from a set of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, letters of the Presidents of the United States, letters of foreign royalty, abolitionists, distinguished American and foreign authors and composers, scientists, educators and businesspeople. The letters date from ca. 1400 to the present; many are accompanied by fine prints and photographs. When Roberts' widow, Lucy B. Roberts, gave the...
Dates: ca. 1400 - 2003

Charles Roberts scrapbooks

Identifier: HC.MC-801-04-002

This collection contains four scrapbooks compiled by Charles Roberts, one from 1859 and others which are undated.

Dates: 1859 and undated