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Alfred Williams Anthony collection, 1679-1944.
Anthony, Alfred Williams, 1860-1939.
- 19 linear feet (48 boxes).
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Readers must use copies of fragile letters.
Collection consists mainly of 18th-20th century autographs,with the bulk from the mid-19th to 20th centuries, representing both primary and secondary figures from diverse fields including literature, music, education, politics, and royalty. Names include Susan B. Anthony, John Bigelow, Edwin Booth, Frederick Douglass, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, H.L. Mencken, Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Margaret Sanger, Philip Schuyler, and Daniel Webster. Figures represented are mainly Americans. Many letters areto Anthony. Following the name file is a subject file consisting of miscellaneous autograph letters arranged by profession or institution. Also, two boxes of unsorted material, including photographs usually relating to individuals whose autographs are contained in the collection; an autograph fan; and a glass plate negative.
Alfred Anthony Williams (1860- ), theologian, author and educator, was an executive and administrator of the Committee of the Federal Council of Christ, founder of theFederation Committee of Good Will Between Jews and Christians, and treasurer of the General Conference of Free Baptists.
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Additional Creator Names
- Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906.
- Bigelow, John, 1854-1936.
- Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893.
- Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.
- Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.
- Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
- Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956.
- Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966.
- Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907.
- Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804.
- Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852.