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Dibner Autographed Documents and First Day Covers collection: Finding Aid
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Description
The Dibner Autographed Documents and First Day Covers collection contains 74 items, chiefly documents including letters, postcards, typescripts, photographs, handwritten notes, and blank cards, autographed by leading figures in the sciences, including multiple Nobel Prize winners; several documents contain multiple signatures. The collection also includes 20 autographed first day covers, mostly stamps dedicated to science-related themes such as nuclear energy, communications, electronics, space exploration, and naval aviation; dates of these items range from 1948-1973.
Extent
74 items in 1 box
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.