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Scope Note: Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Ija Adler Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms002
Scope and Contents The Ija Adler Papers consists of correspondence, 1932-1967, and associated manuscripts and miscellany.Series 1, Adler correspondence and that of bookmen Isaac Levine and Leroy Goble, 1919-1967, 57 items.Series 2, Correspondence and autographs associated with Adler's interests, including the following subseries: 2/1, autographs and letters of Charles Dexter Allen, Arnold Bennett, Calvin Coolidge, Mary Mapes Dodge, Louise Imogene Guiney, Ella Higginson, E.A. Robinson,...

William K. Bixby Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms013
Scope and Contents The William K. Bixby Collection includes a variety of materials, ranging from Bixby's personal correspondence relating to his collecting interests, through his connection with Washington University and the St. Louis Burns Club, and including many items from his manuscript collection. This collection includes enslavement documents dating from the 1830s to the 1850s.The correspondence in each series is arranged chronologically. Items in other subseries are arranged alphabetically....

Walter H. Cummings Collection

 Collection — Box VMF 4, Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf035
Scope and Contents

Autograph book containing autographs and correspondence of prominent figures in the social and policital like of the United States during 1872-1873.

Frederick William Lehmann Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms068
Scope and Contents The Frederick William Lehmann Papers consists of letters and documents of notable Americans (1756-1909), particularly 19th century political figures including John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Grover Cleveland, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Bayard, Thomas Hart Benton, Zachariah Chandler, Roscoe Conkling, Stephen A. Douglas, John Brown Gordon, Wade Hampton, Oliver Perry Morton, James G. Blaine, Benjamin...

George N. Meissner Collection

Identifier: MS-MS-ms080
Scope and Contents The George N. Meissner Collection is composed of individual, or in some cases multiple, items of figures of historical or literary significance. Included are autograph signatures, letters, official documents, literary manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts, engravings, and a few printed items.The subject areas included in the Collection are widely varied. Each of the Presidents of the United States through Wilson is represented, Washington and Lincoln by several items. Of particular...

Stratford Lee Morton Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms087
Scope and Contents Consists of personal papers including correspondence (1915-1969) with book dealers, librarians, and public figures including Joseph Tumulty, Secretary to President Wilson; Herbert Hoover; and others. Other personal papers include materials relating to the Missouri Constitutional Convention of 1943; photographs of Morton and his collection of early American furniture, etc.; miscellaneous articles by or about Morton; miscellaneous clippings relating to Morton and to book collecting; and lists...

Ruth Bixby Stevens Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-MS-ms109
Scope and Contents The Ruth Bixby Stevens Collection includes letters, autographs, manuscripts and documents of notables solicited or purchased by William K. Bixby including Prince of Monaco Albert I, Charles Lamb, Napoleon I, Edmond Rostand, Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant, Andrew Jackson, Henry Cabot Lodge, Raphael Semmes, Ashbel Smith, William Howard Taft, F.S. Church, Helen Dole, Eugene Field, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Elbert Hubbard, John LaFarge, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, James Whitcomb Riley, Silas...

Gert von Gontard Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms121
Scope and Contents

Gert von Gontard’s Papers are part of a larger collection given to Washington University in 1980 by his widow, Hildegard. The collection includes von Gontard’s extensive book collection and is highlighted by his collection of over 1300 books, manuscripts, and memorabilia relating to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Also, present is a file of letters from von Gontard’s colleagues in the literary and arts communities.

Norman C. "Tom" Wolff, Jr. Collection

Identifier: MS-MS-ms145
Scope and Contents

Consists of Abraham Lincoln photographs, correspondence from Carl Sandburg, and several commemorative medals featuring Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, and the Civil War.