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Guide to the Bransten Family Autograph Collection, 1870-1984
Special Collections M0720  
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    Title: Bransten Family Autograph Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1870-1984
    Collection number: Special Collections M0720
    Creator: Harris, Samuel ; Sender, Sol ; Victorius, Mrs. Charles ; Victorius, Lorna
    Extent: 1.5 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

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    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Gift of Sue V. Bransten, 1994.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Bransten Family Autograph Collection, M0720, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    Collectors include four generations: Mr. Samuel Harris (donor's grandfather), Mrs. Charles Victorius (donor's mother), Miss Lorna Victorius (donor's sister), and Sol Sender (donor's grandson).


    This collection includes engravings, photographs, letters of request and responses, and the autographs of historical figures from the 1870's through the 1980's, including U.S. Presidents, European Royalty, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, and authors. Prominent figures include Neil Armstrong, George Bush, Jimmy Carter, Grover Cleveland, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Queen Elizabeth of England, Herbert Hoover, Henry Kissinger, Thurgood Marshall, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Babe Ruth and Tennessee Williams.