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The Claremont Colleges Special Collections Autograph and Manuscript Collection
H.Mss.1045  
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Description
The Claremont Colleges Special Collections Autograph and Manuscript Collection collection was formed by Special Collections of The Claremont Colleges Library to house its various singular manuscript materials created by authors, politicians, and scientists, and other notable figures. The collection includes handwritten letters, typescripts, certificates, photographs, and ephemera. The materials within this collection range widely in creation date and subject, from an illuminated manuscript leaf from approximately the 16th century, to a check to Eleanor Roosevelt from the Griffith Park Democratic Women, letters from Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), and Yoshiko Tanabe’s letter from a Japanese internment camp in the 1940s.
Extent
5.4 Linear Feet (1 document box, 4 flat boxes, and 1 oversized flat box)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to Special Collections.
Availability
Collection open for research.