Miscellaneous autograph documents, 1287-1938.


Miscellaneous autograph documents, 1287-1938.

Single manuscript documents, most of which are signed.

3 boxes and 2 oversize folders (.6 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6384360

Houghton Library

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Stoddard, Roger E. (Roger Eliot), 1935-

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Born December 2, 1935, in Boston, MA; son of Merton E. (a church organist and choir director) and Helen (a homemaker; maiden name, Bonney) Stoddard; married Helen Heckel, May 24, 1958; children: Alison Stoddard Reid, Christopher Paine. Education: Brown University, A.B., 1958. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, assistant to the librarian at Houghton Library, 1958-61; Brown University, Providence, RI, assistant curator of Harris Collection, 1961-63, curator, 1963-65; Harvard University, Cambrid...

Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984

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Philip Hofer (1898-1984) was a librarian, book collector, and founder and first curator of the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts at Houghton Library at Harvard University. Hofer graduated from Harvard College and spent a few years in business. He began collecting a wide variety of printed books in 1917. By 1933 he focused on illustrated and decorated books, thus entering into a serious study of book arts. He served as curator of the Spencer Collection of the New York Public Library, and in...

Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715

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Louis, king of France, 1643-1715. From the description of [Documents and letters] 1665-1705 / Louis. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 259485448 Louis XIV was king of France between 1643 and 1715. From the description of Louis XIV decree, 1665. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 190570499 A lawyer in New Orleans, Louisiana, Edward Alexander Parsons (1878-1962) married and had at least one daughter. A bibliophile, he briefly...

Hyde, Donald Frizell, 1909-1966

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Petrus Gindonis

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Morton, ...

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Arundel, Alathea, Countess of.

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Ricciardo of Cervinia

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Jeronimo, Count of Portia

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Albertolli, Giocondo, 1742-1839

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Rangonus family,

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Giampiccoli, Giuliano, -1759

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Leonardo Dati

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Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558

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Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 to 1556 and, as Charles I, king of Spain from 1516-1556. From the description of Letter, 1557. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122622485 Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 to 1556 and, as Charles I, King of Spain from 1516-1556. From the description of Letter, 1555. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435417 Emperor of Germany and king of Spain. From the description of Letter to Nicholas de Arti...

Pierre Rubei

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Giacomo Pizzarini

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Testolini, Gaetano, fl. 1760-1811

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La Fargue, Pierre

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Abbey of St. Evroul

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Rezzonico, Carlo

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G. & C. Merriam Company.

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Isabella of Cardona

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Millais, John Everett, 1829-1896

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Brother of Lester Wallack's wife Emily. From the description of Correspondence to Emily Wallack, 1883. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 236184633 English painter. From the description of Autograph letters signed : 2 Palace Gate, Kensington ; and elsewhere, to Arthur Sullivan, 1870 Aug. 19, [n.y.] Nov. 2, and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125260 British painter and illustrator. From the description of Corre...

Miss Agnes Mongan

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Barthélemy Boat

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Moxon, Edward

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Chaptal, Jean-Antoine-Claude, comte de Chanteloup, 1756-1832

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Clement XIV.

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Juan II, King of Castile and Leon, 1405-1454

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Haight, Anne Lyon.

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Langhoff, August, 1856-1929

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Leonard and Janet Scinto

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Martin I, King of Aragon, 1356-1410

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Tura Sandri.

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Castellani, Stephen.

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Pickering, William, 1796-1854

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Constantine Brancovan

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Arcimboldo, Guido Antonio.

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Rogers, John G. (John Gorham)

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Ingres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique, 1780-1867

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Louis XVI, King of France, 1754-1793

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Bertrand of St. Gery

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Alexander, Benjamin, and Moses Rossi

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Morghan, Rafaello

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Pilon, Germain, approximately 1535-1590

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Paul II, Pope, 1417-1471

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Leonardi, Angelo

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Nicholas II

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Nidordorf, Johann

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Louis, duc d'Orleans

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Gabriele, Leo, Ezechia, and Alexander Ambron

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Boston Type and Stereotype Foundry

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Trencauel, Raymond

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Abbazia di S. Maria di Farfa

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Philip Hofer.

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Livingston, ...

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Warde, Frederic, 1894-1939

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Francis I

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Callistus III, Pope, 1378-1458

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Colbert, Jean-Baptiste, 1619-1683

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Colbert was the controller general of finance under King Louis XIV of France from 1665-1668. From the description of Memoires sur les ordonnances en général, [166-]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 71062398 Jean Baptiste Colbert served as the French minister of finance under King Louis XIV and achieved a reputation for his work of improving French manufacturing and bringing the economy back from bankruptcy. He created a favorable balance of trade and incr...

Ricardo, Bartholomeo

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Alexander VI, Pope, 1431-1503

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Clergyman. From the description of Alexander VI, Pope, papers, 1493. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449830 1456-1492 Cardinal; 1492-1503 Pope. Title: Pope British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001394.0x000069 ...

Naddi, Neroccius

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Luigi Schiavonetti

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Henry III, King of Castile and León, 1379-1406

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Highmore, Joseph, 1692-1780

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Anatolinus Tati of Forteguerris

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Fletcher, Josiah

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Parcon (?)

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Seeburg, Jacob

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