Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030070852]
Overview The Garrett autograph collection contains signed letters and documents that record U.S. history and culture, including presidents, statesmen, and military figures.
Overview This collection includes six letters, two printed certificates, and an inscribed set of two volumes of Buffon's Natural History Abridged, all signed by George Washington between 1776 and 1798.
Overview Johns Hopkins (1795-1873) was a highly successful Baltimore merchant and philanthropist. He left much of his wealth to found a university and hospital in Baltimore. This collection contains manuscripts, photographs and printed material by or about Johns Hopkins and his ancestors, 1743-2005.
Series — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030133338], Folder: 1
Overview Sarah L. Hawkes (1844-1899) was the daughter of Winslow and Lydia McLellan Hawkes and the grand-daughter of General James McLellan (1777-1854), a prominent Bath, Maine merchant and shipbuilder. The collection consists of a Civil War period autograph album with autographs that span 1860 to 1877.
Scope and Contents Dated 1914 in the owenership inscription, this little volume includes a number of quotations and original verses inscribed by family and friends, a pencil sketch of a Sopwith Pup, and a caricature of two black waiters with a caption reading "Cook's Tours Personally Conducted." There are also two nicely accomplished pen-and-ink drawings of ships. Friends have noted favorite authors, "authoresses," and heroines, with two pages devoted to a series of cut-out autographs (possibly not original)...