Geronimo's signature on a small scrap of paper. One letter, authored by Roy Bunten in 1972, describes the signature of Geronimo that he obtained at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis (also known as the Louisiana Purchase Expedition) for ten cents. The letter describes Geronimo as a prisoner of the U.S. Government, brought to the 1904 Fair from Fort...
This scrapbook consists of photographs and autographs of prominent American, British, French, Canadian, Italian, Russian, and German aviators of World War I. Amoung the collection are William Mitchell, Edward Rickenbacker, Rene Fonck, William Bishop, Roy Brown, and Ernst Udet. The collection appears to have been assembled during the 1920s and 1930s...
This consists of one 8 by 10 inch color autographed photo of the Apollo Soyuz crew, given as a gift from the crew to Yakow Lidsky (1901-1978).
The collection contains wine and food menus from a variety of events, including cruises, banquets, parties and honorary dinners. Some of the menus are autographed and a few are hand-drawn or hand-lettered. A large number of the menus are for events organized by the WIne and Food Society of San Francisco.
Eight commercial 33-1/3 r.p.m. recordings of music produced by Duke Ellington, with album covers autographed by Ellington to Judge Quealy; and a Christmas card from Ellington addressed to Judge Quealy.
This collection consists of one 10 by 8 inch black and white photograph, taken in 1946, of Paul Warfield Tibbets, Thomas Wilson Ferebee, and Theodore J. "Dutch" Van Kirk, in uniform. The photograph is signed by all three in blue ink.
This collection consists .37 cubic feet of the following items: a binder (divided into three folders) of Apollo program astronaut photographs (some autographed) as well as philately, a patch, and documentation relating to Apollo 15; material relating to the Apollo 8 launch including photographs, invitation, and viewing stand pass; a volvelle, "Apol...
Eight items relating to the Haitian slave revolt leader Toussaint L'Ouverture: a manuscript letter signed by him (accompanied by translation), and seven portraits of him (two watercolors and five prints).
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
The collection, which dates from circa 1812-1895 and measures .06 linear feet, is comprised of correspondence from Liberian elected officials and diplomats, and other individuals involved in the American Colonization Society. The primary recipient of these letters is Benjamin W. Austin, an American autograph collector and historian. The collection also includes a lithograph image of Joseph James Cheeseman, the president of Liberia from 1892 until his death in 1896; a collection of autograph cards bearing the signatures of other members of the Liberian government; and a newspaper clipping of an article on the American Colonization Society.