Garrett autograph collection
Scope and Contents
Many of the letters in this collection are from prominent political figures such as Abraham Lincoln and Herbert Hoover. Letters to or from Garrett family members have been included because of the important historical value of the other correspondent. The collection dates from 1642 to 1943.
- Garrett, John W. (John Work), 1872-1942 (Collector, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The Sheridan Libraries preserves the collection, however it is owned by the Evergreen Foundation. If you wish to gain access to the collection, you must first gain the approval and permission of both the Foundation and the University. Please contact Special Collections for more information.
Conditions Governing Use
Any author who wishes to publish material drawn from these collections must first gain the approval and permission of both the Foundation and the University Proper credit will be given to the Foundation in any scholarly work or publication. Please contact Special Collections for more information.
Biographical / Historical
Members of the Garrett family collected autographs in the form of signed letters, documents, and manuscripts in order to record and preserve early American history.
1.57 Cubic Feet (1 record center carton, 1 flat box (15.5 x 12 x 3 inches))
Language of Materials
The Garrett autograph collection contains signed letters and documents that record U.S. history and culture, including presidents, statesmen, and military figures.
The collection is arranged alphabetically by autograph. A folder of unidentified letters is at the beginning of the collection. Oversized materials are housed separately.
- Garrett autograph collection
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Part of the John Work Garrett Library (Evergreen Museum and Library) Repository
4545 N. Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21218 USA