Guide to the Autograph Collection

© Copyright 2011 Special Collections & University Archives. All rights reserved.
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
Phone: 619-594-6791

Guide to the Autograph Collection 1775/1941

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Autograph Collection
Dates: 1775-1941
Identification: MS-0070
Physical Description: 0.42 linear feet
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
Phone: 619-594-6791
Abstract: The artificial collection consists of manuscript autographs of famous people clipped from letters and other sources.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for access.

Preferred Citation:

Identification of item, folder title, box number, Autograph Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Arrangement of Materials:

Filed alphabetically by signer’s last name.

Scope and Contents

This is an artificial collection consisting of manuscript autographs clipped from letters and other sources. The fragments have been mounted on white paper, and sometimes feature annotations or biographical information about the signer. There is one miscellaneous folder, which contains signatures that are unreadable.

Detailed List of Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Bancroft, George

Box 1, Folder 2

Brattle, William

Box 1, Folder 3

Brewster, Ralph O.

Box 1, Folder 4

Brough, Lionel

Box 1, Folder 5

Damrosch, Walter

Box 1, Folder 6

Fletcher, J. C.

Box 1, Folder 7

Goodwin, John

Box 1, Folder 8

Hapbsburg, Maria Theresa (Empress of Austria)

Box 1, Folder 9

Hamihara, M.

Box 1, Folder 10

Havermeyer, J. C.

Box 1, Folder 11

Hunt, Chester

Box 1, Folder 12

King, Daniel P.

Box 1, Folder 13

Lachman, Harry B.

Box 1, Folder 14

Martinelli, G.

Box 1, Folder 15

McDonald, J. A.

Box 1, Folder 16

Murray, John

Box 1, Folder 17

Murray, Robert

Box 1, Folder 18

Post, Guy Bates

Box 1, Folder 19

Potter, Reverend Henry C.

Box 1, Folder 20

Robertson, E. V.

Box 1, Folder 21

Salisbury, Eli

Box 1, Folder 22

Stanton, C. B.

Box 1, Folder 23

Thurston, John W.

Box 1, Folder 24

Vance, Joseph

Box 1, Folder 25

Waldleigh, Bainbridge

Box 1, Folder 26

Walker, John D.

Box 1, Folder 27

White, Trunbull

Box 1, Folder 28

Miscellaneous autographs