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Scope Note: Found in 12 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,...

Lee Anderson Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms004

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...

Abraham Lincoln Document

 Collection — Box VMF General Oversize, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf099
Scope and Contents

1861 April 17. An appointment of James Allen, Jr. as Deputy Postmaster of Bloomington, Illinois, signed by Lincoln and William H. Seward, Secretary of State. 1 page

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...

George Bernard Shaw Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms001
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts and memorabilia relating to George Bernard Shaw. Correspondence, 1901 - 1928, includes 30 letters and cards to John Drinkwater. Also, autograph manuscript of speech, portraits of Shaw, and various personal artifacts.

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...