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Autographs (manuscripts)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Lion Feuchtwanger papers

Identifier: 0204
Abstract Lion Feuchtwanger (1884-1958) was a celebrated German-Jewish novelist and outspoken enemy of the Nazis. He began his literary career as a theater critic and turned his talent to writing plays in the 1910s and 1920s. He first became internationally known for his historical novel Jud Süss published in 1925. In 1933, he went into exile in Southern France and in 1941 he emigrated to the United States. He was an important figure in intellectual and artistic circles in Los Angeles during the 1940s...
Dates: 1906 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1958

General Literary Manuscripts collection

Identifier: 0375
Abstract The General Literary Manuscripts collection is an artificially created collection comprised chiefly of literary works and manuscript fragments of well-known writers and other public figures. The time covered is late 17th century to the first half of the 20th century.
Dates: 1677-1991

Santa Catalina Island autograph and photograph album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 7015
Abstract This small album contains photographs and autographs to "Estelle", documenting the summer of 1938 spent on the island of Santa Catalina. The album also contains two photographs from 1939 and 1940. The album's cover is inscribed "Autographs/Estelle/Catalina Island, Cal." in ink.
Dates: 1938 - 1940; Majority of material found in 1938 - 1938

Bill Watters collection of 19th and 20th century autographs and documents

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6029
Abstract This small collection contains an authorization for the Secretary of State to transfer information to the President of the Republic of Costa Rica pertaining to an individual's citizenship, signed by James Buchanan on February 4, 1858; an autograph with note, "With best wishes of/Luther Burbank/Santa Rosa, CA April 12, 1923"; undated autographs of Charles Dickens and Thomas Edison; an autograph of Julia Ward Howe dated 1905; and a handwritten naval commission for one Thomas Lee signed by...
Dates: 1856-1905, undated

Major Alfred G. Wurmser collection of Nuremberg Trial documents

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6058
Abstract This collection of documents on the Nuremberg Trials was collected by Captain (later Major) Alfred G. Wurmser, a staff member of the British War Crimes Executive. The collection contains signatures of defendants and legal staff, letters, photographs, a report, and a pencil sketch.
Dates: 1931 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1947