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.
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