John Robert Crouse autograph collection, [15--]-ca. 1946.

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Crouse, John Robert, 1874-1946. John Robert Crouse autograph collection, [15--]-ca. 1946.

John Robert Crouse autograph collection, [15--]-ca. 1946.

Correspondence, photographs, and other documents of notable composers, writers, scientists, political leaders, and public figures, including Louisa May Alcott, Alexander Graham Bell, Edwin Booth, Phillips Brooks, Richard Byrd, Andrew Carnegie, Calvin Coolidge, Peter Cooper, George Cruikshank, Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, King Frederick II of Prussia, Robert Fulton, Stephen Girard, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Pope Gregory XIII, Oliver Wendell. Holmes, Sr., Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Thomas Huxley, Robert Ingersoll, Helen Keller, Marie Joseph, Marquess de La Fayette, Charles Lindbergh, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Robert Morris, Samuel Morse, Napoleon Bonaporte, Theodore Roosevelt, John Ruskin, Charles Steinmetz, Robert Louis Stevenson, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, and John Greenleaf Whittier.

ca. 250 items (2 boxes)

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