Gail And Stephen Rudin Autograph Collection,1833-2008.

Collection Number: 6875

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Gail and Stephen Rudin autograph collection, 1833-2008.
Collection Number:
6875
Creator:
Rudin, Stephen,
Quantity:
251 items.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
251 letters and other documents recording the achievements of notable artists, politicians, scientists, architects, businessmen and women, journalists, musicians, and educators.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

251 letters and other documents recording the achievements of notable artists, politicians, scientists, architects, businessmen and women, journalists, musicians, and educators.
Additional letters (ca. 107).
SUBJECTS

Names:
Rudin, Stephen,


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Gail and Stephen Rudin autograph collection, #6875. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Armstrong, Neil
n.d.
TMsS - 4to
Pages: 1
"What America Means To Me".
Rudin # A-2
Box 1 Folder 2
Audubon, John J.
Addressee: John Kirk Townsend
Writer's location: Charleston, South Carolina
November 4, 1833
ALS - 4to
Pages: 2
Refers to a possible new bird species and requests research be done as to whether the species is a distinct one or not. Is writing the second volume of the Ornithological Biography. With this lot is the program for the first day of issue ceremony of the 1985 Audubon stamp.
Rudin # A-3
Box 1 Folder 3
Powell, Robert Baden
Addressee: C.V. Swan
Writer's location: London
January 24, 1919
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Congratulating Swan and his group of Scouts on their work with the Coastwatching Service during the War.
Rudin # A-4
Box 1 Folder 4
Barnum, P.T.
Addressee: Robert Collyer
Writer's location: Bridgeport, Connecticut
April 26, 1887
ALS - 5.75" x 9"
Pages: 1
Discusses his bout of exhaustion and his resolve to "take it easy".
Rudin # A-5
Box 1 Folder 5
Barnum, P.T.
Addressee: Mr. H.P.R. Holt
Writer's location: Bridgeport, Connecticut
July 19, 1889
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 1
Offers sage advice for happiness and salvation.
Rudin # A-6
Box 1 Folder 6
Bartholdi, Frederic Auguste
Addressee: Cheri Madame
Writer's location: New York
August 26, 1876
ALS - 5" x 8"
Pages: 3
The sculptor attempts to raise funds to build the Statue of Liberty. In French, with translation.
Rudin # A-7
Box 1 Folder 7
Bartholdi, Frederic Auguste
Writer's location: Paris
1883
Pamphlet 6.25" x 9.25"
Pages: 36
Pamphlet entitled "La Statue de la Liberte, Eclairant Le Monde" signed and inscribed by Bartholdi. (36 pages plus two fold-out plates).
Rudin # A-8
Box 1 Folder 8
Bartholdi, Frederic Auguste
Writer's location: New York
1886
Ribbon 2.25" x 6"
1886 silk souvenir ribbon printed around the time of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty.
Rudin # A-8A
Box 1 Folder 9
Barton, Clara
Addressee: Lucy Ellen Guernsey
Writer's location: Johnstown, Pennsylvania
September 5, 1889
ALS - 4to
Pages: 1
In the aftermath of the devastating Johnston Flood, Barton gushes "It takes great courage to begin again the struggle for existence".
Rudin # A-9
Box 1 Folder 10
Barton, Clara
Addressee: Charles S. Smith
Writer's location: Washington, DC
February 1, 1892
TLS - 4to
Pages: 4
Barton requests assistance for food in the first overseas mission of the Red Cross for The Russian Famine of 1892.
Rudin # A-10
Box 1 Folder 11
Barton, Clara
Addressee: Col. S.W. Hill
Writer's location: Constantinople
May 21, 1896
TLS - 4to
Pages: 2
Barton describes relief efforts in Turkey after the Armenian massacres.
Rudin # A-11
Box 1 Folder 12
Barton, Clara
Addressee: Mrs. Donald McLean
Writer's location: Glen Echo, MD
January 15, 1904
ALS - 5" x 6.5"
Pages: 3
An embattled Barton resists attacks on her conduct as Red Cross President.
Rudin # A-12
Box 1 Folder 13
Beauregard, G.T. -
Addressee: Confederate Commissioners
Writer's location: Charleston, South Carolina
March 20, 1861
Telegram Not Signed by Beauregard
Pages: 1
"Sumter not evacuated, Anderson is still working on its defenses". See also letter Claim for Impressed Slave who died while working on Ft. Sumter (S. Carolina), Rudin #151 in collection #4681.
Rudin # A-13
Box 1 Folder 14
Beecher, Henry Ward
Addressee: "My dear Sir"
Writer's location: n.p.
January 9, 1867
ALS - 4" x 5"
Pages: 1
Beecher agrees to marry couple under unusual circumstances - a man wants to marry his deceased wife's sister.
Rudin # A-14
Box 1 Folder 15
Bell, Alexander Graham
Addressee: "My dear Senator" (Unnamed)
Writer's location: Washington, D.C.
January 20, 1900
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Bell urges Census amendment for the hearing impaired.
Rudin # A-15
Bell, Alexander Graham
Addressee: Charles H. Swan
Writer's location: Boston
1908
Signed Inscribed Book
Pages: 469
"The Deposition of Alexander G. Bell In The Suit Brought By The United States To Annul the Bell Patents". Book inscribed to Charles H. Swan, Bell's Patent Attorney who also wrote the introduction to the book. See also Selden, Edison, Tesla and Wright for other patents. See separate material below.
Rudin # A-16
Box 1 Folder 16
Bell, Alexander Graham
Writer's location: United States Patent Office
March 28, 1922
Printed Patent 7.5" x 11.25"
Pages: 12
Patent for Hydrodome, hydro-aeroplane and the like.
Rudin # A-17
Box 1 Folder 17
Ben Gurion, David
Addressee: Zelman Aran Minister of Education
Writer's location: n.p.
March 11, 1967
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 3
Discusses the importance of educating the poor in Israel. (In Hebrew, with translation.) Included is a signed title page from his book, "Memoirs", AmOved Publishers, Tel Aviv 1971.
Rudin # A-18
Box 1 Folder 18
Berlin, Irving
Addressee: Mrs. Dick Bernie
Writer's location: New York
August 10, 1944
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Berlin writes about his army tour playing for the troops.
Rudin # A-19
Box 1 Folder 19
Bernstein, Leonard
Writer's location: n.p. (Boston)
September 24, 1934
AMsS - 8vo
Pages: 4
Early essay by Bernstein - "I am filled all the more with the desire for a musical life".
Rudin # A-20
Box 1 Folder 20
Bernstein, Leonard
Addressee: Renee Longy-Miquelle
Writer's location: New York, NY
August 31, 1945
ALS 7.25" x 10.5"
Pages: 2
Bernstein writes to his former teacher and extemporizes on his ambitions for transforming American music.
Rudin # A-21
Box 1 Folder 21
Bernstein, Leonard
Addressee: Hans Heinsheimer
Writer's location: Cuernavaca, Mexico
May 15, 1951
TLS - 4to
Pages: 2
Bernstein expresses his concerns over Trouble in Tahiti, the Age of Anxiety and his Anniversaries for Piano.
Rudin # A-22
Box 8 Folder 5
Bobbie Skate
1920's
Documents, letters and patents pertaining to the Bobbie Skate, a forerunner of the Roller Blade.
Rudin # M-82
Box 8
Borden, Lizzie
Writer's location: Fall River, MA
August 4, 1892 - May 30, 1893
Album
An album containing a large collection of manuscripts, documents and newspaper clippings all pertaining to the murder of Andrew and Abby Borden and the arrest and trial of Lizzie Borden for the murders.
Rudin # A-22A
Box 1 Folder 22
Bridgeman, Laura
Addressee: Mr. Brown
Writer's location: n.p.
n.d.
ALS -
Pages: 1
One of the first deaf and blind people to be educated. Declines an invitation.
Rudin # A-23
Box 1 Folder 23
Bryan, William Jennings
Addressee: Paul Fuller, Jr.
Writer's location: En Route to San Francisco
June 28, 1915
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Letter written shortly after he resigned as Secretary of State.
Rudin # A-24
Box 1 Folder 24
Bunche, Ralph Johnson
Addressee: Miss. Doris Busby
Writer's location: New York
December 3, 1953
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Bunche defines the "basic tenets of the American way of life" for a high school history class.
Rudin # A-25
Box 1 Folder 25
Burbank, Luther
Addressee: Katharine L. Ward
Writer's location: Santa Rosa, California
January 17, 1921
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1 1/2
Thanks his correspondent for flower and herbal books and comments on his new puppy, "more intelligent in many ways than the average citizen".
Rudin # A-26
Box 1 Folder 31
Burger, Warren
Addressee: Walter Bitterling
Writer's location: Washington, D.C.
July 14, 1981
TLS
Pages: 1
Burger compares John Kennedy to Lyndon Johnson.
Rudin # A-26A
Box 1 Folder 26
Burr, Aaron
Addressee: A.B. (Self)
Writer's location: New York
February 12, 1829
Signed Check
Pages: 1
Aaron Burr draws check from Manhattan Company for $500 made out to himself.
Rudin # A-27
Box 1 Folder 27
Butler, Nicholas Murray
Addressee: Reverand Paul R. Hickok
Writer's location: New York City
January 10, 1920
TLS - 4to
Pages: 2
Butler continues his crusade against the recent implementation of prohibition.
Rudin # A-28
Box 1 Folder 28
Byrd, Richard
Addressee: To his wife, Marie
Writer's location: Byrd Arctic Expedition S.S. Chantier
May 6, 7, 1926
ALS - 4to
Pages: 7
A series of four autograph letters written to his wife shortly before take-off for the North Pole.
Rudin # A-29
Box 10 Folder 6
Byrd, Richard
Writer's location: New York
May 10 - 17, 1926
Newspapers (7 items)
Byrd's flight to the North Pole and the Arctic flight of the dirigible "Norge" are covered in seven New York Times issues.
Rudin # A-30
Byrd, Richard
Writer's location: G.P. Putnam's Sons New York
1930
Book Signed
Pages: 436
"Little America: Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic, The Flight to the South Pole". See separated material below.
Rudin # A-31
Box 1 Folder 29
Byrd, Richard
Addressee: Mrs. E.R. Newell
Writer's location: Boston, MA
October 4, 1933
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Byrd asks a supporter for funds to purchase Eskimo dogs for the 1933-34 Antarctic expedition.
Rudin # A-32
Byrd, Richard
Writer's location: G.P. Putnam's Sons New York
1938
Book Signed
Pages: 296
The book "Alone" describes Byrd's Antarctic expedition. See separated material below.
Rudin # A-33
Box 1 Folder 30
Byrd, Richard
1933-1980
Stamps
Stamps and First Day Covers - commemorating Byrd's flights over the South Pole.
Rudin # A-34
Box 2 Folder 1
Carnegie, Andrew
Addressee: Mrs. Grover Cleveland
Writer's location: New York
May 9, 1908
ALS 4" x 6"
Pages: 4
Comments on the progress of Cleveland's health and suggests that doctors order him Scotch Whiskey which he has sent.
Rudin # A-35
Box 2 Folder 2
Carnegie, Andrew
Addressee: Dr. S. Weir Mitchell
Writer's location: New York
November 17, 1909
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Explains reasons for establishing the "Hero Fund".
Rudin # A-36
Box 2 Folder 3
Carver, George Washington
Addressee: Bob Barry
Writer's location: Tuskegee Institute, Alabama
March 30, 1931
TLS - 4to
Pages: 2
Letter to peanut company telling them about his research on several peanut diseases.
Rudin # A-37
Box 2 Folder 4
Carver, George Washington
Addressee: Henry H Overton
Writer's location: Tuskegee Institute, Alabama
September 16, 1931
ALS - 4to
Pages: 2
Letter sharing the loss of his money during the Depression.
Rudin # A-38
Box 2 Folder 5
Carver, George Washington
Addressee: Grady Porter
Writer's location: Tuskegee Institute, Alabama
January 21, 1932
TLS - 4to
Pages: 2
Letter reviewing specimens of fungi.
Rudin # A-39
Box 2 Folder 6
Carver, George Washington
Addressee: "My dear boy, Mr. Davis"
Writer's location: Tuskegee Institute, Alabama
July 2, 1932
ALS - 4to
Pages: 2
Discusses carefully balanced meals and "putting of the peanut into the home as a regular part of the daily menu".
Rudin # A-40
Box 2 Folder 7
Carver, George Washington
Writer's location: Tuskegee Institute, Alabama
June 1925, February 1943
Two Pamphlets 8vo
Pages: a.14 b.30
a. "The Peanut". b. "How to Grow the Peanut and 105 Ways of Preparing it for Human Consumption".
Rudin # A-41
Box 2 Folder 8
Catt, Carrie Chapman
Addressee: Office of the Secretary Navy Department
Writer's location: New York
May 10, 1916
TLS - 5.5" x 9.5"
Pages: 1
Letter asking for endorsement of woman suffrage. A brochure is attached to the letter. Also included is a broadside warning of women's suffrage.
Rudin # A-42
Box 2 Folder 9
Churchill, Winston
Addressee: Louis A. Sendel
Writer's location: London, S.W. 7
February 8, 1947
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
A thank you note for a box of cigars.
Rudin # A-43
Box 2 Folder 10
Churchill, Winston
Addressee: Pamela, Countess of Lytton
Writer's location: Chartwell, Westerham, Kent
August 14, 1951
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 2
Churchill writes of his painting, toiling at the book, memories of better times and his thoughts of the position of independent India.
Rudin # A-44
Box 2 Folder 11
Clay, Henry
Addressee: John Howard Payne Esq.
Writer's location: Washington
n.d.
Envelope 4.5" x 2.75"
Free-franked address panel signed by Clay.
Rudin # A-45
Box 2 Folder 12
Clay, Henry
Writer's location: Fayette County Circuit Court
September 17, 1805
ADS - 8vo
Pages: 2
A legal deposition signed "Clay".
Rudin # A-46
Box 2 Folder 13
Cohan, George M.
Addressee: George Bucks
Writer's location: n.p.
April 5, 1941
ALS - small 4to
Pages: 9
Cohan's humorous response to the letter writer who requested that he write 700-800 words for an "Anniversary Number".
Rudin # A-47
Box 2 Folder 14
Colt, Samuel
Addressee: To the Editor of the New York Tribune
Writer's location: Hartford, CT
December 19, 1861
LS 7.5" x 9.75"
Pages: 1
Important Civil War letter written to assure the Editor that his company is dedicated to the Federal Government and not to aiding the rebels in the Southern States.
Rudin # A-48
Box 2 Folder 28
Cosey, Joseph
Addressee:
Writer's location: Philadelphia
September 10, 1787
ALS
Pages: 2
Cosey forgery of Benjamin Franklin signature.
Rudin # M-57
Box 2 Folder 29
Cosey, Joseph
Addressee:
Writer's location: Philadelphia
January 8, 1863
ALS
Pages: 2
Cosey forgery of Abraham Lincoln's signature.
Rudin # A-57A
Box 2 Folder 15
Cox, Archibald
Writer's location: n.p.
n.d.
ALS - 4to
Pages: 1
Letter regretting Supreme Court's involvement in the 2000 Presidential election.
Rudin # A-49
Box 2 Folder 16
Cox, Archibald
Addressee: Dean Collins
Writer's location: Harvard Law School Cambridge, MA
January 25, 1991
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Explains what he thinks Haig's role was in Watergate cover-up.
Rudin # A-50
Box 2 Folder 17
Cox, Archibald
Addressee: Mr. S. Liuna ?
Writer's location: Brooksville, ME
April 13, 2000
ALS - 6" x 7"
Pages: 2
Gives his opinion regarding the impeachment of President Bill Clinton.
Rudin # A-51
Box 2 Folder 18
Cox, Archibald
Addressee: Mr. Hoffert
Writer's location: Brooksville, ME
July 11, 2003
TLS - 4to
Pages: 3
Letter to history teacher answering several questions about Richard Nixon.
Rudin # A-52
Box 2 Folder 19
Cox, Archibald
Addressee: Kelly Web
Writer's location: Harvard Law School
November 17, 1998
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Response to a question asking if Cox believed President Ford acted wisely in pardoning Nixon.
Rudin # A-53
Box 2 Folder 20
Cox, Archibald
Addressee: Alex Oblado
Writer's location: Brooksville, ME
March 27, 2003
ALS - 4to
Pages: 1
"Would you not agree that President Nixon's wrongdoing was more dangerous to the country than President Clinton's?"
Rudin # A-54
Box 2 Folder 20A
Cox, Archibald
TDS
Pages: 1
As Watergate special prosecutor, Cox states "Even the president must be subject to the law"
Rudin # A-54A
Box 8 Folder 4
Charles, Darrow
December 31, 1935
Monopoly Board Game Patent by Charles B. Darrow.
Rudin # M-82
Box 2 Folder 21
Darrow, Clarence
Addressee: Dr. Theodore Perceval Gerson
Writer's location: Chicago
December 29, 1920
ALS - 4to
Pages: 2
Personal letter about a Los Angeles trial.
Rudin # A-55
Box 2 Folder 22
Darwin, Charles
Addressee: Ferdinand Julius Cohn
Writer's location: Down, Beckenham, Kent
August 8, 1877
LS - 8vo
Pages: 4
Letter to a German botanist discussing recently published observations made by Darwin's son.
Rudin # A-56
Davis, Jefferson

See the Gail and Stephen Rudin Civil War Collection, #4696.
Box 2 Folder 23
Deforest, Lee
Addressee: Thomas K. Boyce
Writer's location: Los Angeles, CA
January 5, 1952
TLS -4to
Pages: 1
Responds to a question about today's television. Accompanied by patent sketch of electrical current amplification device (Actually, a first day of issue of the 11 cent "Progress in Electronic" stamp).
Rudin # A-61
Box 2 Folder 24
Deforest, Lee
Addressee: Mr. Olsen
Writer's location: Los Angeles, CA
August 18, 1952
ALS & TLS 5.5" x 3.5"
Pages: 2
Father of radio comments on the aid to democracy talking pictures and television can be.
Rudin # A-62
Box 2 Folder 25
Dix, Dorothea
Addressee: His Excellency the Governor
Writer's location: Raleigh, SC
December 30, 1848
ALS - 4to
Pages: 2
Writes letter thanking the General Assembly of SC for their vote to pay for the construction of a hospital for the insane.
Rudin # A-63
Box 2 Folder 26
Dix, Dorothea
Addressee: Unknown
Writer's location: Washington, DC
November 6, 1862
ALS - 8" x 5"
Pages: 1
Dix pleads with recipient not to send nurses who do not appear to be "matronly".
Rudin # A-64
Box 2 Folder 27
Dix, Dorothea
Writer's location: Washington, DC
October 29, 1863
Printed DOC 4.5" x 7"
Pages: 1
General Orders 351 - On employment of women nurses during the Civil War.
Rudin # A-65
Box 3 Folder 1
Earhart, Amelia
Addressee: Robert James Braly
Writer's location: New York City
January 28, 1929
TLS 7.25" x 10.5"
Pages: 1
Predicts the future of aviation.
Rudin # A-66
Box 3 Folder 2
Earhart, Amelia
Addressee: Miss. Ursula Toomey
Writer's location: New York City
March 28, 1930
TLS 7.25" x 10.5"
Pages: 1
Earhart is pleased that more women are showing an interest in aviation.
Rudin # A-67
Box 3 Folder 3
Earhart, Amelia
Addressee: Federal Communications Commission
Writer's location: Union Air Terminal Burbank, California
August 8, 1936
Postscript Signed 3" x 8"
Pages: 1
Earhart licensing the aircraft for her last flight.
Rudin # A-68
Box 3 Folder 4
Edison, Thomas
Writer's location: Orange, NJ
ca. 1898
Autograph Draft - 4to
Pages: 2
Edison's working draft of a letter relating to foreign royalties on the photograph.
Rudin # A-69
Box 3 Folder 5
Edison, Thomas
Writer's location: n.p.
n.d.
Typed DOC 8.5" x 11"
Pages: 19
Questions and answers posed to civil engineers and mechanical engineers seeking employment at Edison Laboratories.
Rudin # A-70
Box 3 Folder 6
Edison, Thomas
Addressee: Buchanan
Writer's location: n.p.
n.d.
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 2
Asks departments to reduce payrolls.
Rudin # A-71
Box 3 Folder 7
Edison, Thomas
Writer's location: Menlo Park, NJ
December 27, 1881
Printed Patent 7.25" x 10.75"
Pages: 3
Electric Lamp Patent to provide the lamp with a simpler and cheaper base. See also Selden, Bell, Tesla and Wright for other patents.
Rudin # A-72
Box 3 Folder 8
Edison, Thomas
Addressee: Hon. Abram S. Hewitt
Writer's location: New York
May 15, 1883
LS 6" x 9.5"
Pages: 1
Edison agrees to light Cooper Institute.
Rudin # A-73
Box 3 Folder 9
Edison, Thomas
Addressee: Edwin Elsbach
Writer's location: Orange, NJ
October 9, 1918
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Discusses his experiments on ink which could facilitate printing for the blind.
Rudin # A-74
Box 3 Folder 10
Edison, Thomas
Writer's location: West Orange, NJ
November 16, 1920
T DOC S 7.75" x 11"
Pages: 3
Minutes of a meeting of the Board of Directors of Thomas A. Edison, Inc. discussing calculations of costs of various models of phonographs as well as the pricing of a main spring lubricant.
Rudin # A-75
Box 3 Folder 11
Edison, Thomas
Writer's location: West Orange, NJ
March 8, 1922
T DOC S - 4to
Pages: 1
Minutes of a Meeting of the Board of Directors of Phonographs, Limited - Edison elected President of the Corporation.
Rudin # A-76
Box 3 Folder 12
Edison, Thomas
Addressee: Buchanan
Writer's location: (Orange, NJ)
March 24 ca. 1924
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 1 1/2
Letter informing that the demand for records will fall off on account of...radio.
Rudin # A-77
Box 3 Folder 13
Edison, Thomas
Writer's location: West Orange, NJ
August 27, 1924
T DOC S - 4to
Pages: 3
Minutes of a Special Meeting of the Stockholders of Edison Phonograph Distributing Company to approve the merger with Phonograph Corp. of Indiana.
Rudin # A-78
Box 3 Folder 14
Edison, Thomas
Writer's location: n.p.
June 10, 1927
Pencil Drawing 4to
Pages: 1
Original pencil electrical circuit drawing. Sound equipment for recording music for phonographs.
Rudin # A-79
Box 3 Folder 15
Edison, Thomas
Addressee: W.H. Hand
Writer's location: West Orange, NJ
September 21, 1928
Signed Check 3" x 8.5"
Pages: 2
A misprinted check signed by Thomas Edison.
Rudin # A-80
Box 3 Folder 16
Edison, Thomas
Addressee: Edward Cranch
Writer's location: Orange, NJ
January 11, 1915
TLS - 8.5" x 11"
Pages: 1
Edison discusses the phonograph and optimistically reports on record production after a fire destroyed his plant.
Rudin # A-81
Box 3 Folder 17
Ellsworth, Oliver
Addressee: John Lawrence, Treasurer
Writer's location: Hartford, CT
July 4, 1776
ADS Small 4to
Pages: 2
Revolutionary War document dates 7/4/1776 requesting payment for boarding officers, prisoners of war.
Rudin # A-82
Box 3 Folder 18
Ervin, Sam
Addressee: Steven Rubin
Writer's location: Morganton, NC
September 13, 1979
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Ervin believes President Ford should not have pardoned Nixon.
Rudin # A-83
Box 10 Folder 6
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella
Writer's location: Medina del Campo
May 6, 1504
DS 8.5" x 12"
Pages: 1
King and Queen of Spain -- signed manuscript document ordering payment to workers who hadn't been paid.
Rudin # A-84
Box 3 Folder 19
Ford, Henry
Addressee: Colonel L.S. Horner
Writer's location: Detroit
December 19, 1918
TLS Narrow 4to
Pages: 1 1/3
Comments on how the Liberty motor (in airplanes) contributed to ending the war.
Rudin # A-85
Box 8 Folder 6
Franklin, Benjamin
Writer's location: Philadelphia
March 1, 1787
DS - 4to
Pages: 1
Notarization of petition of bankruptcy.
Rudin # A-86
Box 11
Franklin, Benjamin
Writer's location: Province of Pennsylvania
May 20, 1758
Printed Bank Note 2.5" x 3.25"
Pages: 2
Twenty shilling bank note printed by B. Franklin and D. Hall.
Rudin # A-86A
Box 3 Folder 20
Freud, Anna
Addressee: Mr. Baker
Writer's location: London
August 10, 1944
TLS - 7" x 9"
Pages: 1
Letter from Freud's daughter adhering to his wishes to protect his private life.
Rudin # A-87
Box 3 Folder 21
Gandhi, Indira
Addressee: Mr. Paul Dennett
Writer's location: New Delhi
March 31, 1975
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Her definition as to what politics means.
Rudin # A-88
Box 3 Folder 22
Gandhi, Indira
Addressee: Mr. John Simmons
Writer's location: New Delhi
April 10, 1980
TLS - 4to
Pages: 2
Philosophically comments on life and history.
Rudin # A-89
Box 9 Folder 1
Gandhi, Mohandas
Writer's location: Bombay Congress Bulletin
January 23, 1931
Mimeographed Page Signed8.25" x 13"
Pages: 2
Inflammatory newsletter promoting Indian independence.
Rudin # A-90
Box 3 Folder 23
Garrison, William Lloyd
Addressee: Wm H. Sweetser
Writer's location: Boston
June 25, 1852
ALS - 7" x 7.75"
Pages: 1
What ever may be the color of his skin, "a man's a man for a' that".
Rudin # A-91
Box 3 Folder 24
Garrison, William Lloyd
Addressee: Doctor Church
Writer's location: Boston
September 18, 1855
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 4
Garrison helps organize anti-slavery lectures and names leading figures of the day in the abolitionist movement.
Rudin # A-92
Box 3 Folder 25
Gatling, R.J.
Addressee: Mr. Welles
Writer's location: Hartford, CT
February 4, 1879
ALS - 4to
Pages: 1
Gatling suggests using the improved Gatling Gun to protect the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C.
Rudin # A-93
Box 3 Folder 26
George III
Addressee: Richard Rigby, Paymaster General
Writer's location: Court at St. James's
April 16, 1776
DS Small Legal Folio
Pages: 1
The King directs payment to General Sir Jeffrey Amherst.
Rudin # A-94
Box 3 Folder 27
George V
Addressee: "My dear Baron"
Writer's location: Sandringham, Norfolk
December 17, 1895
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 1 1/2
Thank you note the birth of his son, George IV.
Rudin # A-95
Box 3 Folder 28
Gershwin, George
Addressee: "Dear Walter"
Writer's location: n.p.
August 26, 1926
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Letter discussing his satisfaction with "Tip Toes" and his work on "Oh Kay!"
Rudin # A-96
Box 3 Folder 29
Getty, Jean Paul
Addressee: "Dear parents"
Writer's location: Hamburg, Germany
July 6, 1913
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 6
Lengthy letter to his parents about his travel, his finances and his disgust that his parents don't write to him more "oftener".
Rudin # A-97
Box 9 Folder 7-8
Getty, Jean Paul
Addressee: To his father
Writer's location: Vienna, Austria
Early November 1913
ALS 8" x 13"
Pages: 12
Writes his father about his father's poor business-making decisions. He fails to understand his father's attitude towards him as he approaches his twenty first birthday.
Rudin # A-98
Box 3 Folder 30
Getty, Jean Paul
Addressee: "Dear father and mother"
Writer's location: Pall Mall, London
July 18, 1920
ALS 5" x 7"
Pages: 4
Getty discusses business and the fact that money is so visible - comments on the many Rolls Royce's he sees.
Rudin # A-99
Box 3 Folder 31
Getty, Jean Paul
Addressee: "Dearest father"
Writer's location: Pall Mall, London
July 20, 1920
ALS 5" x 7"
Pages: 4
Discusses production of oil wells, financial conditions in London and his contacts.
Rudin # A-100
Box 3 Folder 32
Getty, Jean Paul
Addressee: Gerald M. Loeb
Writer's location: Guilford, Surrey
March 15, 1965
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
"I have never considered myself a business man but rather a man who is interested in many things, including business".
Rudin # A-101
Box 3 Folder 33
Getty, Jean Paul
Addressee: Gerald M. Loeb
Writer's location: Guilford, Surrey
December 17, 1970, January 8, 14, 21, 1971
TLS 4to & 8vo
Pages: 4
Four letter correspondence regarding the book "Battle for Stock Market Profits".
Rudin # A-102
Box 3 Folder 34
Goldman, Emma
Addressee: Mr. Elsbach
July 30, 1916
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Goldman writes on the subject of voting.
Rudin # A-103
Box 3 Folder 35
Gore, Al
December 13, 2000
Typed Statement Signed - 4to
Pages: 2
Al Gore's Concession Speech - Presidential Election - 2000.
Rudin # A-104
Box 3 Folder 36
Greatbatch, Wilson - the inventor of the Pacemaker
Writer's location: n.p.
January 17, 1995
Drawing Signed 6.75" x 10 .25"
Pages: 1
The inventor of the pacemaker draws a diagram of the inner workings of a heart pacemaker.
Rudin # A-105
Box 3 Folder 37
Greeley, Horace
Addressee: A.M. Ide, Jr.
Writer's location: New York
December 11, 1844
ALS - 10" x 7.75"
Pages: 1
Offers a word of counsel about writing.
Rudin # A-106
Box 3 Folder 38
Greeley, Horace
Addressee: John D. Baldwin
Writer's location: New York
August 15, 1846
ALS - 4to
Pages: 2
Greeley shows his determination to do what is right regardless of consequences.
Rudin # A-107
Box 3 Folder 39
Greeley, Horace
Addressee: "Dear Sir"
Writer's location: Office of the Tribune New York
July 1, 1863
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 3 1/2
He advises an Englishman to "Go West".
Rudin # A-108
Box 3 Folder 40
Greeley, Horace
Addressee: Mr. O.D. Case
Writer's location: Office of the Tribune New York
June 26, 1864
ALS 5.25" x 8"
Pages: 3
Complains of delays in the production of the first volume of his book on the Civil War, "The American Conflict".
Rudin # A-109
Box 9 Folder 2
Hamilton, Alexander
Addressee: The President and Directors of the Bank of the United States
Writer's location: Philadelphia
March 26, 1793
LS 4to
Pages: 1 1/2
Hamilton requests a loan of $800,000 to enable the government to operate for the year 1793.
Rudin # A-110
Box 4 Folder 1
Hammerstein, Oscar
Addressee: R.A. Wachsman
Writer's location: Doylestown, PA
January 19, 1941
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Doesn't recollect "Make Believe" ever being considered a river song.
Rudin # A-111
Box 4 Folder 1A
Hearst, William Randolph
Addressee: Mr. Norcross
ALS
Pages: 4
Hearst gives instructions to an editor for a forthcoming magazine issue
Rudin # A-112
Box 8 Folder 7
Henry, Patrick
February 27, 1797
ADS - 6.25" x 7.5"
Pages: 1
Takes responsibility for any financial obligations assumed by his friend, Philip Payne.
Rudin # A-113
Box 8 Folder 8
Herzl, Theodore
March 16, 1903
ALS 5.25" x 9"
Pages: 1
Discusses a new play about to open in Berlin. (In German with translation).
Rudin # A-114
Box 4 Folder 2
Hirschfeld, Al
Addressee: Barry Lindeman
Writer's location: New York, NY
December 27, 1988
TLS - 8.5" x 11"
Pages: 1
Response to an admirer looking for a freebie.
Rudin # A-116
Box 4 Folder 3
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Addressee: Vaughan
Writer's location: Boston
October 17, 1902
ALS 8" x 5"
Pages: 1
Writes about his upcoming appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Rudin # A-118
Box 4 Folder 4
Howe, Julia Ward
Writer's location: New York London
February 1862
Printed Magazine 6.5" x 9.75"
Pages: 134
First printing of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" in The Atlantic Monthly.
Rudin # A-119
Box 4 Folder 5
Howe, Julia Ward
Addressee: Mrs. L. Imman
Writer's location: Newport, RI
September 30, 1882
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 3
She has read with great pleasure of a Women's Suffrage Society being formed.
Rudin # A-120
Box 4 Folder 6
Humphrey, Hubert H.
Addressee: Chester Kerr, Director of Yale University Press
Writer's location: Washington, D.C.
September 25, 1968
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1 1/2
His thoughts on the management of the Democratic Convention in Chicago.
Rudin # A-121
Box 4 Folder 7
Kallir, Otto
Addressee: Louis Caldor
Writer's location: New York
1940-1945
TLS - 4to
Pages: 17
Archive of art dealings with Grandma Moses and her agent Louis Caldor. See also Grandma Moses.
Rudin # A-122
Box 4 Folder 8
Kaufman, George S.
Addressee: Edna Ferber
Writer's location: New York City
Early 1950's Thursday
TLS & Article Typed 7" x 8.5" - Ltr 4to - Article
Pages: 1 6
Six page transcript of an article he was writing about Ferber for Cosmopolitan. Also with a cover letter to Ferber.
Rudin # A-123
Box 4 Folder 9
Kaufman, George S.
Addressee: Edna Ferber
Writer's location: Holicong, PA
Friday
ALS 7.25" x 10.5"
Pages: 1
Speaks of joint plans for collaboration.
Rudin # A-124
Box 4 Folder 10
Keller, Helen
March 17, 1905
Signed Photo 6.75" x 8.25"
Signed photograph in her graduation robe.
Rudin # A-125
Box 4 Folder 11
Keller, Helen
Addressee: Edwin Elsbach
Writer's location: Wrentham, Mass.
June 13, 1917
TLS - 4to
Pages: 2 1/2
Writes her feelings about soldiers who have lost their sight during the war.
Rudin # A-126
Box 4 Folder 12
Kennedy, Jacqueline
Addressee: Mrs. Moody
Writer's location: New York
January 6, 1973
ALS 5.25" x 7.5"
Pages: 3
Writes to Caroline's school about the relationship and effect of the Secret Service on her daughter Caroline.
Rudin # A-127
Box 4 Folder 13
Kennedy, Jacqueline
Addressee: Eleanor Beard
Writer's location: Hardinsburg, KY
January 6, 1958
ALS
Pages: 3
Orders slipper tips with accompanying swatches of blue velvet and receipts.
Rudin # A-128
Box 4 Folder 14
King, Jr. Martin Luther
Addressee: Jacob Bacal
Writer's location: Atlanta, Georgia
January 4, 1962
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Thanks a supporter "convinced that we stand on the threshold of our nation's bright tomorrow". Also includes commemorative stamps and envelopes.
Rudin # A-130
Box 4 Folder 15
Kinsey, Alfred C.
Addressee: Peter Briggs
Writer's location: Bloomington, Indiana
March 10, 1952
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Relationship between male sex hormones and cancer.
Rudin # A-131
Lake, Simon
See the Gail and Stephen Rudin Simon Lake Collection #6992
Lee, Robert E.
See the Gail and Stephen Rudin Civil War Collection,#4696, Rudin # A-139
Box 4 Folder 16
Lindbergh, Charles
Addressee: Ray Fernstrom
Writer's location: New York City
June 21, 1929
TLS-4to
Pages: 1
Lindbergh looks forward to a time when transatlantic aviation is a relatively safe commercial enterprise.
Rudin # A-140
Box 4 Folder 17
Lindbergh, Charles
Addressee: "Dear Anne" (His Wife)
Writer's location: Washington, DC
April 21, 1939
ALS 6" x 8"
Pages: 3
Lindbergh writes his wife after returning from Europe amid negative press for his views on World War II. Takes pains to shield his children from publicity.
Rudin # A-141
Box 4 Folder 18
Lindbergh, Charles
Writer's location: Disuked (Philippines)
July 25, 1970
AMsS 8.5" x 11"
Pages: 6
Lindberg writes of his wildlife conservation efforts in the Philippines and his regard for the establishment of the Private Association for National Minorities.
Rudin # A-142
Box 4 Folder 19
Lindbergh, Charles
Writer's location: Vaud, Switzerland
August 1, 1973
DS 8.5" x 11"
Pages: 2
On book royalties, Freemasonry, and fund raising.
Rudin # A-143
Box 4 Folder 20
Lindbergh, Charles
Writer's location: Detroit, MI
February 4, 1902
Envelope 4" x 7.5"
"Charles Lindbergh" Cover - 22 Kt. Gold Stamp replica.
Rudin # A-144
Box 4 Folder 21
Lindbergh, Charles
Addressee: Mr. Joseph Klingler
Writer's location: St. Louis, MO
February 20, 1928
Envelope 3.75" x 6.5"
Air mail envelope "Lindbergh Again Flies The Air Mail".
Rudin # A-145
Box 4 Folder 22
Lindbergh, Charles
Addressee: Clyde Kelly
Writer's location: n.p.
February 18, 1929
TLS - 6.25" x 7
Pages: 1
Letter arguing for extending air mail service to the countries of Central America.
Rudin # A-145A
Box 4 Folder 23
Lindbergh, Charles
Addressee: Mr. L. B. Gatchell
Writer's location: Cristobal to Miami
May 1, 1930
Envelope 3.5" x 6.5"
First non-stop regular Air Mail flight Cristobal to Miami by Lindbergh.
Rudin # A-146
Box 4 Folder 24
Lindbergh, Charles
Addressee: Bill Schneider Jr.
Writer's location: Cienfuegos to Jamaica
November 19, 1931
Envelope 3.5" x 6.5"
First flight Cienfuegos to Jamaica by Lindbergh.
Rudin # A-147
Box 4 Folder 25
Lindbergh, Charles
Writer's location: Chicago, Illinois
May 28, 1998
Envelope 3.5" x 6.5"
First Solo Transatlantic Flight-1927 / First Day of Issue stamp and cover.
Rudin # A-148
Box 4 Folder 26
Lindbergh, Charles
Addressee: Edward J. Meehan
Writer's location: Havana, Cuba
February 8, 1928
Envelope 3.5" x 6.5"
1828 Cuba Lindbergh Air Mail First Day Cover.
Rudin # A-148A
Box 4 Folder 27
Lindbergh, Charles
Addressee: Mr. Christopher, Chairman of Contest Committee
Writer's location: Roosevelt Field, Long Island NY
April 20, 1930
DOC S 8.5" x 13"
Pages: 1
A signed time certification for the arrival of Lindbergh and his wife at Roosevelt Field, Long Island, NY - Setting a transcontinental speed record from Los Angeles to Roosevelt Field.
Rudin # A-149
Box 5 Folder 1
Lindbergh, Charles
Addressee: W.R. Ware
Writer's location: Chicago - St. Louis
April 15, 1926
Envelope 3.5" x 6.5"
Postal cover flown Air Mail on the first flight from Chicago to St. Louis.
Rudin # A-150
Box 5 Folder 2
Lindbergh, Charles
Writer's location: Illinois
April 1926
Photo 5.25" x 6.75"
Photo showing Lindbergh loading air mail for first Illinois CAM flight #2.
Rudin # A-151
Box 5 Folder 3
Lindbergh, Charles
1927
Photo 4.5" x 6.5"
Lindbergh flying his plane to Roosevelt Field for takeoff on his transatlantic flight.
Rudin # A-152
Box 10 Folder 3
Lindbergh, Charles
Writer's location: Nashville
May 20, 1927
Newspaper 17.5" x 23.75"
Pages: 28
Nashville Banner headline "Lindbergh Takes Off For Paris".
Rudin # A-153
Box 10 Folder 4
Lindbergh, Charles
Writer's location: New York
May 22, 1927
Newspaper 18" x 22.5"
New York Times headline "Lindbergh Does It!".
Rudin # A-154
Box 10 Folder 5
Lindbergh, Charles
Writer's location: New York
May 23, 1927
Newspaper 18.25" x 22.25"
New York Times headline "Lindbergh's Own Story of Epochal Flight...".
Rudin # A-155
Box 10 Folder 2
Lindbergh, Charles
Writer's location: Albany, NY
June 14, 1927
Newspaper 17" x 21"
Knickerbocker Press headline "Millions in Lindbergh Spectacle".
Rudin # A-155A
Mapcase
Lindbergh, Charles
Writer's location: n.p.
1927
Printed Poster Signed 19" x 26.5"
Pages: 1
Signed Spirit of St. Louis Poster.
Rudin # A-156
Box 5 Folder 4
Lindbergh, Charles
Addressee: Mr. Everett Cassagneres
Writer's location: Darien, CT
April 7, 1968
TLS - Quarto
Pages: 3
Lindbergh debunks the myth about the title of his book, "We", discusses the design of the "Spirit of St. Louis", and tells an amusing story about a flight over the Grand Canyon.
Rudin # A-156A
Box 5 Folder 5
Lindbergh, Charles
Writer's location: Garden City, NY
May 20, 2002
Ptd Folio 8.5" x 10.25"
Pages: 3
Charles Lindbergh's Solo Transatlantic Flight - 75th Anniversary Folio.
Rudin # A-157
Box 5 Folder 6
Livermore, Mary
Addressee: Mrs. Cole
Writer's location: Melrose
May 8, 1905
ALS Large 8vo
Pages: 2
She is pleased to present a gift on behalf of the American Woman Suffrage Association to Henry Blackwell.
Rudin # A-158
Box 5 Folder 7
Lodge, Henry Cabot
Addressee: E.E. Gaylord, Esq.
Writer's location: United States Senate
October 15, 1918
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Lodge discusses German surrender terms.
Rudin # A-159
Box 5 Folder 8
Lodge, Henry Cabot
Addressee: Charles G. Washburn
Writer's location: United States Senate
January 1, 1919
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Lodge's opinions on Wilson's thoughts and actions in regard to future wars.
Rudin # A-160
Box 5 Folder 9
MacArthur, Douglas
Addressee: To The People Of The Philippines
Writer's location: General Headquarters Southwest Pacific Area
n.d.
Printed DOC 7.5" x 10"
Pages: 1
Printed Proclamation - "I have returned".
Rudin # A-161
Box 5 Folder 10
MacArthur, Douglas
Addressee: Charles l. Dean National Commander - National Society - Army of the Philippines
Writer's location: General Headquarter Southwest Pacific Area
July 13, 1944
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Douglas McArthur promises Philippine veterans to raise their flag over Corregidor. (With supporting letter from Commander Dean).
Rudin # A-162
Box 5 Folder 11
Malcolm X
Writer's location: n.p.
n.d.
Typed DOCS 8.5" x 11"
Pages: 1
Malcolm X proofreads and approves a portion of his 1964 interview conducted by Alex Hailey.
Rudin # A-163
Box 5 Folder 12
Marconi, Guglielmo
Addressee: T.C. Martini
Writer's location: South Wellfleet, MA
January 21, 1903
ALS Large 8vo
Pages: 1 1/2
Marconi mentions the wireless transmission made by Teddy Roosevelt to King Edward VII.
Rudin # A-164
Box 5 Folder 13
Marshall, George C.
Addressee: Dr. Watson Wharton
Writer's location: Pinehurst, NC
December 23, 1947
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Marshall on military disciplines.
Rudin # A-165
Box 5 Folder 14
Marshall, John
Addressee: William B. Sprague
Writer's location: Richmond, VA
March 23, 1833
ALS - 4to
Pages: 1
Marshall comments on the evils of alcohol and praises the effort of the early temperance movements in the U.S.
Rudin # A-166
Box 5 Folder 15
Meir, Golda
Addressee: Theodore Cohn
Writer's location: n.p.
December 22, 1969
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
The solidarity of the Jewish people will overcome its obstacles.
Rudin # A-167
Box 5 Folder 16
Mitchell, William Lendrum "Billy"
Addressee: Robert J. Braly
Writer's location: Middleburg, VA
January 26, 1929
TLS 6.5" x 10.25"
Pages: 1
Writes about the future of air travel.
Rudin # A-168
Box 5 Folder 17
Morse, Samuel F.B.
Addressee: Lt. Col. John R. Leslie
Writer's location: New York
March 4, 1870
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 2
"A little instrument...constructed for...using ...embossed paper for automatic transmission of dispatches".
Rudin # A-170
Box 5 Folder 18
Grandma Moses
Addressee: Louis Caldor
Writer's location: Eagle Bridge, NY
November 27, unknown year
ALS 4.75" x 7.25"
Pages: 4
Discusses Caldor's separation from his wife - Moses also mentions her art.
Rudin # A-171
Box 5 Folder 19
Grandma Moses
Addressee: Louis Caldor
Writer's location: Eagle Bridge, NY
June 27, 1938
ALS 5" x 7.75"
Pages: 2 1/2
Grandma Moses writes about her methods, limitations and her materials.
Rudin # A-172
Box 5 Folder 20
Grandma Moses
Addressee: Louis Caldor
Writer's location: Eagle Bridge, NY
July 29, 1938
ALS 5" x 7.75"
Pages: 4
"I will not paint for anyone else...It is strange what some people like...".
Rudin # A-173
Box 5 Folder 21
Grandma Moses
Addressee: Louis Caldor
Writer's location: Postmarked Hoosick Falls, NY
May 16, 1939
ALS 5.25" x 6.5"
Pages: 2
Grandma Moses wants to sell some of her pictures into the Albany Institute of Art and "strike while the iron is hot".
Rudin # A-174
Box 5 Folder 22
Grandma Moses
Addressee: Mrs. Robert Kent ("My Dear Girl Hazle")
Writer's location: Eagle Bridge, NY
November 26, 1940
ALS 8" x 10"
Pages: 3 1/2
Writes of her increasing popularity, her visit to NY and her mortality.
Rudin # A-175
Box 5 Folder 23
Grandma Moses
Addressee: Louis Caldor
Writer's location: Eagle Bridge, NY
April 1, 1941
ALS 5.25" x 6.5"
Pages: 2
"I'm not sending any paintings to the Albany exhibit as there is not anything in it for me." Also says she has to put aside painting so she can care for some children.
Rudin # A-176
Box 5 Folder 24
Grandma Moses
Addressee: Louis Caldor
Writer's location: Eagle Bridge, NY
July 3, 1943
ALS 8" x 10"
Pages: 4
Mentions a photograph that makes her look "as fierce as a goose with one eye". Talks about all her sales and how busy she is. Tells Caldor "you are the one that set the ball a rolling". Says "I'm asking much more for the paintings" because all her materials cost more.
Rudin # A-178
Box 5 Folder 25
Grandma Moses
Addressee: Mrs. Georgie Adams
Writer's location: Eagle Bridge, NY
August 23, 1946
ALS 5.5" x 7"
Pages: 2
Grandma Moses offers advice to an aspiring artist, "You can never tell what you can do till you try".
Rudin # A-179
Grandma Moses
Writer's location: Harper & Brothers Publishers New York
1946
Signed Book
Pages: 140
Half red leather book entitled, "My Life's History". No. 250 of 250. See Separate Material below.
Rudin # A-180
Box 6 Folder 1
Nation, Carry A.
Addressee: "Brother"
Writer's location: Fox Vaudeville Booking Exchange
November 12 unknown year
ALS 8.5" x 11"
Pages: 2
I was arrested here...someone paid the fine $10...wanted to ask you about bringing a suit before the Supreme Court".
Rudin # A-181
Box 9 Folder 3
Nelson, Lord Horatio
Addressee: The Respective Captains, or Commanders of any of His Majesty's Ships...
Writer's location: Nelson's ship "The Victory" off Toulon
December 4, 1803
Ms Doc S Legal Folio
Pages: 1
Directs the fleet's captains to put themselves under his Command.
Rudin # A-182
Box 6 Folder 2
Nightingale, Florence
Addressee: Elizabeth Gaskell
Writer's location: London
October 3, 1860
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 6 1/2
Nightingale seeks help in establishing a "Soldier's Home" at Gibraltar.
Rudin # A-183
Box 6 Folder 3
Nightingale, Florence
Addressee: Hon. Miss. Campbell
Writer's location: London
April 6, 1868
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 7
Nightingale writes of the problems of filing nursing positions. With book "Florence Nightingale" by Cecil Wordham Smith - Constable, London - 1950.
Rudin # A-184
Box 6 Folder 4
Nightingale, Florence
Addressee: Mr. Needham
Writer's location: n.p.
October 29, 1881
LS - 4.5" x 7"
Pages: 3
Nightingale paves the road for another nursing school.
Rudin # A-185
Box 6 Folder 5
O'Keefe Georgia
Addressee: James Thrall Soby ?
Writer's location: Albuquerque, NM
May 27, 1954
ALS - 4to
Pages: 2
Writes of a performance involving bulls that she saw and of an aspiring artist, Arthur Dove.
Rudin # A-186
Box 6 Folder 6
Parrish, Maxfield
Addressee: Frank Chouteau Brown
Writer's location: Windsor, Vermont
June 18, 1901
ALS 8" x 10"
Pages: 1
Beautifully-penned letter sending a page of lettering.
Rudin # A-187
Box 6 Folder 7
Pershing, John J.
Addressee: Colonel W.C. Church
Writer's location: Fort Bliss, Texas
August 18, 1914
TLS 8" x 5"
Pages: 1 1/2
Pershing urges U.S. preparedness just after World War I has broken out.
Rudin # A-188
Box 6 Folder 8
Pershing, John J.
Addressee: Major General William H. Carter
Writer's location: In the Field, Mexico
January 9, 1917
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1 1/4
Content includes training of soldiers with pistols mounted on horses and his thoughts on universal service and the President of Mexico.
Rudin # A-189
Box 6 Folder 9
Pittman, Isaac
Addressee: Robert Paterson, Junior
Writer's location: Bath, England
December 7, 1866
ALS 4.5" x 7.5"
Pages: 4
Pitman states that shorthand is steadily advancing in England, although slowly as he had expected. (With a one page letter signed by his brother Benn Pitman).
Rudin # A-190
Box 6 Folder 10
Pulitzer, Joseph
Addressee: Governor David Hill
Writer's location: New York
10/20/1886
LS - 8vo
Pages: 3
Pulitzer requests the participation of the National Guard at the dedication ceremony of the Statue of Liberty. Additionally, a 3 cent stamp preserved on a Cover commemorating the 100th anniversary of Pulitzer's birth is included. See also Bartholdi.
Rudin # A-191
Box 6 Folder 11
Rabin, Yitzhak
Addressee: John F. Cleary III
Writer's location: Jerusalem, Israel
November 9, 1994
TLS - 8.5" x 11.75"
Pages: 1
Rabin commenting on his receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.
Rudin # A-192
Box 6 Folder 12
Rickover, Hiram G.
Addressee: The Honorable John E. Moss Joint Committee on Atomic Energy
Writer's location: At Sea, North Atlantic
March 3, 1975
TLS - 4to
Pages: 4
Returning from sea trials of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, Rickover discusses the future of the nuclear carrier task force.
Rudin # A-193
Box 7 Folder 41
Riker, Andrew
1806
Doc S
Pages: 2
Two page signed copy of Andrew Riker's will leaving his island to his sons. Also included is a four page Abstract of Title giving additional information about the heredity of Riker's Island.
Rudin # M-92
Box 6 Folder 13
Rockwell, Norman
Addressee: Mr. Julian Bach, Jr.
Writer's location: New Rochelle, NY
May 16, 1939
TLS - 6" x 7"
Pages: 1
Rockwell praises the beauty of American women.
Rudin # A-194
Box 6 Folder 14
Rockwell, Norman
Addressee: Miss. Mabel Saloomey
Writer's location: n.p.
January 8, 1950
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
He tells a student how to make a picture more realistic. Pictures should tell stories.
Rudin # A-195
Box 6 Folder 15
Rockwell, Norman
Addressee: Wm. Harold Martin
Writer's location: Arlington, VT
July 23, 1951
TLS - 8vo
Pages: 1
A letter responding to an idea for a painting that was sent to him.
Rudin # A-196
Box 6 Folder 16
Rockwell, Norman
Addressee: Mrs. Frank R. Dorlay
Writer's location: Stockbridge, MA
July 10, 1956
TLS 6" x 8"
Pages: 1
Letter of thanks for a model offer.
Rudin # A-197
Box 6 Folder 17
Rockwell, Norman
Addressee: Mr. Hudson
Writer's location: Stockbridge, MA
November 21, 1970
TLS 5.75" x 7.75"
Pages: 1
States that he paints pictures of many important people from photographs taken by his photographer.
Rudin # A-198
Box 6 Folder 18
Rockwell, Norman
Addressee: Mr. Brian Mitton
Writer's location: Stockbridge, MA
October 23, 1973
TLS 5.75" x 7.75"
Pages: 1
Letter recommending attendance schools in order to learn to draw. Includes an original sketch of a dog.
Rudin # A-199
Box 6 Folder 19
Rodgers, Richard
Addressee: Miss. Jean Dalrymple
Writer's location: New York, NY
May 15, 1978
TLS - 8vo
Pages: 2
Rodgers' personal statement of his own feelings on music.
Rudin # A-200
Box 6 Folder 20
Rogers, Will
Addressee: Edgar W. Cooley
Writer's location: n.p.
ca. Late 1925
TLS 8.5" x 11"
Pages: 1
Defends charges that he is un-American. (With associated correspondence).
Rudin # A-201
Box 9 Folder 4
Rogers, Will
Writer's location: Hot Springs, FL
February 10, 1931
Silhouette 6.25" x 11.75"
Full length silhouette signed. Includes Rogers stamps and envelopes.
Rudin # A-202
Box 6 Folder 21
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Addressee: Mr. Sladdin
Writer's location: New York, NY
October 25, 1932
TLS 6" x 7"
Pages: 1
"Paintings of myself are not my idea of joy!"
Rudin # A-204
Box 6 Folder 22
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Addressee: Mr. Lewis C. Reimann
Writer's location: New York
December 9, 1932, January 10, 1933
TMS - 7.25" x 6.5" TLS - 6" x 6.25" TMS - 7.25" x 11"
Pages: 1 2 4
"I am dry personally...temperance must be preached..."; included is a copy of her 12/9/1932 radio speech about the girl of today and a copy of an "Excerpt from letter from Methodist Minister of Kansas" regarding drinking.
Rudin # A-204A
Box 6 Folder 23
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Addressee: Mr. Crowinshield Editor, Vanity Fair
Writer's location: The White House Washington
November 9, 1935
TLS 6.25" x 9.25"
Pages: 1
Declining an appointment to have a photograph taken. "I am not particularly fond of photographs".
Rudin # A-205
Box 6 Folder 24
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Addressee: "Tiny" (Mayris Chaney)
Writer's location: Washington DC
April 17, 1945
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 2
"It was a great shock but I'm so glad there was no pain, no long illness".
Rudin # A-206
Box 6 Folder 25
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Addressee: "Uncle Fred" (Frederick Adrian Delano)
Writer's location: New York City
December 4, 1945
TLS 6.0" x 7.0"
Pages: 1
Eleanor indicates that FDR wanted a memorial similar to Thomas Jefferson.
Rudin # A-207
Box 6 Folder 26
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Addressee: Mr. Heuschkel
Writer's location: New York, NY
October 13, 1949
TLS 6.0" x 7.0"
Pages: 1
"It is never enough to simply vote."
Rudin # A-208
Box 6 Folder 27
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Addressee: Mr. Salgo
Writer's location: New York, NY
February 23, 1951
TLS - 8vo
Pages: 1
FDR never allowed anyone to sign his name after he became President. With printed free-franked envelope.
Rudin # A-209
Box 6 Folder 28
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Addressee: Mr. Moore
Writer's location: New York, NY
April 11, 1955
TLS - 7" x 6"
Pages: 1
"History should not be written from casual remarks...there is no necessity to lie ever...".
Rudin # A-210
Box 6 Folder 29
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Addressee: (Her children) Anna, James, Elliott, Franklin Jr. and John
Writer's location: n.p.
December 12, 1956
TLS - Quarto
Pages: 2
Eleanor writes to her children regarding the production of a play or motion picture based on the life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Rudin # A-210A
Box 6 Folder 30
Rusk, Dean
Addressee: Jim Bishop
Writer's location: Athens, GA
April 19, 1973
TLS - 4to
Pages: 2
His comments on the assassination of JFK.
Rudin # A-211
Box 6 Folder 31
Rusk, Dean
Addressee: Mr. John Bullard
Writer's location: Athens. GA
June 15, 1992
TLS 8.5" x 11"
Pages: 1
Rusk states that it is untrue that civilian control tied the hands of the military, which prolonged the war.
Rudin # A-212
Box 6 Folder 32
Russell, Bertrand
Addressee: Mrs. Mitchison
Writer's location: London S.W.
November 9, 1924
ALS 5" x 7"
Pages: 4
Discusses his theories on raising children and on education.
Rudin # A-213
Box 6 Folder 33
Russell, Bertrand
Addressee: Ruth Frank Rosenwald
Writer's location: Merioneth
December 30, 1961
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Russell expresses his opposition to nuclear war.
Rudin # A-214
Box 9 Folder 5
Sadat, Anwar
Addressee: Milton J. Shapp Governor of Pennsylvania
Writer's location: Cairo, Egypt
December 12, 1977
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Letter expressing efforts to bring peace and "to destroy the psychological barriers obstructing the way towards stability and peace". With cover letter from Ashraf Ghorbal, Ambassador.
Rudin # A-215
Box 7 Folder 1
Sanger, Margaret
Addressee: W.H. Perry
Writer's location: New York, NY
September 7, 1923
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Asking for support to make a Middle Western Birth Control Conference a success.
Rudin # A-216
Box 7 Folder 2
Sanger, Margaret
Addressee: Mr. Donahue
Writer's location: New York, NY
April 2, 1938
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Letter to a supporter summarizing the importance of making birth control available in all communities.
Rudin # A-217
Box 7 Folder 3
Schweitzer, Albert
Addressee: Robert S. McNamara Norman Cousins
Writer's location: Lambarene Lambarene
ca. October, November 11, 1962
TMsS - 4to ALS - 4to
Pages: 1 3/4 2 3/4
Two letters that express his views on atomic war.
Rudin # A-218
Box 7 Folder 4
Selden, George B.
Writer's location: Rochester, NY
November 5, 1895
Printed Patent 7.5" x 11.5"
Pages: 6
First United States Patent for gasoline driven car. See also Bell, Edison, Tesla and Wright for other patents.
Rudin # A-219
Box 7 Folder 5
Shackleton, Ernest H.
Addressee: Kennar, R.N.
Writer's location: London S.W.
August 8, 2007
TLS 8" x 10"
Pages: 1
Replies to a letter from a fellow explorer and wishes for a successful expedition to discover the South Pole.
Rudin # A-220
Box 7 Folder 6
Sheen, Bishop Fulton
Addressee: William E. Dugan
Writer's location: n.p.
February 9, 1953
TLS 7.25"x10.5"
Pages: 1
"Very often the kind acts of men in the commercial world go unrewarded; too often their good deeds are accepted as duties". See also JFK letter to Arthur Krock in collection #6844.
Rudin # A-221
Box 7 Folder 7
Sherman, William T.
Addressee: General Henry W. Halleck
Writer's location: Head-Quarters Military Division of the Mississippi Kingston, GA
5/22/1864
Autograph Telegram Signed - 4to
Pages: 2
Telegram giving intelligence of his movements during the first weeks of his march through Georgia.
Rudin # A-222
Box 7 Folder 8
Sikorsky, Igor
Writer's location: Bridgeport, CT
April 20, 1935
Typed Memorandum Signed - 4to
Pages: 7
A letter of consideration to the Collier Trophy Committee for the S-42 trans-oceanic flying boat to merit the highest award in the aircraft field. Included is a 2 page memorandum from I.I.Sikorsky.
Rudin # A-223
Box 7 Folder 9
Smith, Samuel Francis
Writer's location: n.p.
1832, October 1884
Autograph Stanzas 5" x 8"
Pages: 2
The entire four stanzas of our National Hymn "America". (Plus a supposed fifth stanza).
Rudin # A-224
Box 7 Folder 10
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady
Addressee: Mrs. Underwood
Writer's location: n.p. (Europe)
April 13, 1887
ALS 5" x 8"
Pages: 3
Stanton's expresses her feelings on the extremes of wealth and poverty as well as her thoughts on the roles of women.
Rudin # A-225
Box 7 Folder 11
Stevens, John Paul
Writer's location: n.p.
June 22, 1905
Ms S 8.5" x 11"
Pages: 7
Dissenting opinion in the case of Bush v. Gore, signed by Justice John Paul Stevens.
Rudin # A-227
Box 7 Folder 12
Stevenson, Adlai
Addressee: Sister Mary Linus
Writer's location: New York
March 18, 1965
TLS 8.5" x 10.5"
Pages: 1
The practical reasons for studying history.
Rudin # A-228
Box 7 Folder 13
Stone, Lucy
Addressee: Mrs. Clark
Writer's location: Dorchester
November 28, 1883
ALS - 8vo
Pages: 2
Wants churches to support suffrage of women.
Rudin # A-229
Box 7 Folder 14
Sullivan, Anne
Addressee: Thomas Henderson
Writer's location: South Arcan, Muir of Ord, Ross-shire
September 1, 1932
TLS 9" x 7"
Pages: 1
Sullivan reflects on the significance of her work, both for herself and for the larger cause of the handicapped. Accepts a fellowship from the teachers of Scotland.
Rudin # A-230
Box 7 Folder 15
Teller, Edward
Addressee: Mr. B.H. McGee
Writer's location: Stanford, California
February 5, 1980
TLS - 8vo
Pages: 1
Technology, the application of man's knowledge, is his best defense against arbitrary power.
Rudin # A-231
Box 7 Folder 16
Tesla, Nikola
Writer's location: United States Patent Office
November 5, 1901
Printed Patent 7.75" x 11.25"
Pages: 8
"Apparatus for Utilizing Effects Transmitted Through Natural Media" Patent. See also Bell, Edison, Selden and Wright for other patents.
Rudin # A-232
Box 7 Folder 17
Tombaugh, Clyde, W.
Addressee: Jerry Granat
Writer's location: Las Cruces, New Mexico
February 20, 1981
TLS 8.5" x 11"
Pages: 2
Answers questions posed to him about the universe by Jerry Granat.
Rudin # A-233
Box 7 Folder 18
Tombaugh, Clyde, W.
Addressee: Mr. Fisher
Writer's location: Mesilla Park, NM
June 12, 1995
ALS 6" x 9"
Pages: 1
"I do not think there is a 10th planet".
Rudin # A-234
Box 7 Folder 19
Truman, Margaret
Writer's location: Beaumont, TX
February 27, 1950
Signed Program 6" x 9"
Pages: 4
Signed cover of music recital program. (With a second unsigned program).
Rudin # A-235
Box 7 Folder 20
Trumbull, Jonathan
Addressee: Ezekiel Williams Commissary of Prisoners
Writer's location: Lebanon, Conn.
December 15, 1977
ALS 7.5" x 12"
Pages: 1
(see also William Wall letter dated 7/8/1780) Permit for a Captain to pass to Providence in exchange for Major Wall during the Revolution.
Rudin # A-236
Box 7 Folder 21
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
Addressee: Sovereign Land grave of Hesse Homburg (Ferdinand)
Writer's location: Windsor Castle
June 19, 1865
LS 7.5" x 9.5"
Pages: 2
Birth announcement of George V.
Rudin # A-237
Box 7 Folder 22
Wall, William
Addressee: Major Samuel White
Writer's location: Providence, Rhode Island
July 8, 1780
ALS 7" x 11.5"
Pages: 2
(see also Jonathon Trumbull letter dated 12/15/1777) About partnering in a vessel.
Rudin # A-238
Box 7 Folder 23
Warhol, Andy
Writer's location: n.p.
n.d.
TMsS - 4to
Pages: 1
Warhol's philosophy on subways and on ghetto space.
Rudin # A-239
Box 7 Folder 24
Washington, Booker T.
Writer's location: Tuskegee Institute Tuskegee, Alabama
January 9, 1895
TLS 8" x 5.25"
Pages: 1
Notice that card-playing is against the policy of Tuskegee Institute.
Rudin # A-240
Box 7 Folder 25
Washington, Booker T.
Addressee: John Uri Lloyd
Writer's location: Tuskegee Institute Tuskegee, Alabama
May 25, 1900
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Capitalization of the "N" in the word Negro.
Rudin # A-241
Box 7 Folder 26
Washington, Booker T.
Addressee: Franklin W. Hooper Mrs. A.J. Kaine
Writer's location: Tuskegee Institute Tuskegee, Alabama
November 5, 1901, July 16, 1904
TLS 5.5" x 9.25"
Pages: 1 1 1/4
Considers speaking at Brooklyn Institute of the Arts (Hooper Letter); Mentions his controversial visit to the White House (Kaine Letter). Originally in the Forbes Collection.
Rudin # A-242
Box 7 Folder 27
Washington, Booker T.
Addressee: Rev. Charles D. Kreider
Writer's location: Tuskegee Institute Tuskegee, Alabama
November 20, 1901
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
The girls that attend his school are not really willing to relocate north as useful opportunity is available to them in the south.
Rudin # A-243
Box 7 Folder 28
Washington, Booker T.
Addressee: George Bicknell
Writer's location: Tuskegee Institute Tuskegee, Alabama
October 8, 1904
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Entrance qualifications for students interested in applying to Tuskegee Institute.
Rudin # A-244
Box 7 Folder 29
Washington, Booker T.
Addressee: Frederic S. Hartzell
Writer's location: Tuskegee Institute Tuskegee, Alabama
September 16, 1907
TLS 6" x 8.25"
Pages: 1
Washington pays tribute to McKinley and his interest in the Negro people.
Rudin # A-245
Box 7 Folder 30
Washington, Booker T.
Addressee: Caroline Arabella Rankin
Writer's location: Tuskegee Institute Tuskegee, Alabama
March 20, 1911
TLS - 4to
Pages: 1
Washington asks for Rankin's frank impressions of the Institute.
Rudin # A-246
Box 7 Folder 31
Watson, John B.
Addressee: Henry Goddard Leach Editor, The Forum
Writer's location: New York
September 20, 1928
TLS - Quarto
Pages: 2
"The idea of punishment is psychologically wrong."
Rudin # A-246A
Box 7 Folder 32
Watt, James
Addressee: Davies Giddy
Writer's location: Heathfield, Birmingham
August 11, 1811
ALS - 4to
Pages: 1 3/4
Giving the recipe for making cloth waterproof.
Rudin # A-247
Box 7 Folder 33
Weizmann, Chiam
Addressee: Prof. Chaim Weizmann Mrs. Anita Engle-Berkoff
Writer's location: Balleymoney, Co. Antrim London W.C. 1
October 6, 23, 1941
TLS-4to TLS-4to
Pages: 3 1 1/2
Weizmann discusses "the steps which ought to be taken to mobilize all Zionists...for the advancement of our aims in Palestine." With a strong letter to Weizmann of suggestion and support from S. McCoubrey.
Rudin # A-248
Box 7 Folder 34
Willard, Frances E.
Writer's location: n.p.
n.d.
Ams - 4to Not Signed
Pages: 1
"Every woman that lives is bound to find out what the best thing she can do, is!" ("Leaf out of a lecture").
Rudin # A-249
Box 8 Folder 1-3
Walter Winchell
1940's, 1960
A collection of correspondence, documents, telegrams, and newspaper clippings, all relating to his 1960 interview of Richard Nixon and to the "Confucius Say" phenomenon of the 1940's.
Rudin # A-250
Box 7 Folder 35
Duke of Windsor - Edward the VIII
Addressee: Philip Guedalla, Esq.
Writer's location: Government House Nassau
February 15, 1943
TLS 7.25" x 10.5"
Pages: 3
Talks about BBC broadcasts, new issues of Bahamas stamps, has given up "all hope that those in power today will...ever assign me to a more important mission", and much more.
Rudin # A-251
Box 7 Folder 36
Wright, Frank Lloyd
Addressee: For Your questionnaire To the Record
Writer's location: Taliesin West
March 13, 1954
Quarto
Pages: 1
"It is my belief that the great Art of Architecture cannot be taught."
Rudin # A-252
Box 7 Folder 38
Wright, Frank Lloyd
Addressee: Mrs. Walter O. Forsman
Writer's location: Taliesin West
January 29, 1957
Quarto
Pages: 1
Replies to Mrs. Forsman about how he considers the display of pictures important and that he provides for them in his architectural designs. (With letter from Mrs. Forsman to Wright - Letter date 1/25/57).
Rudin # A-253
Box 10 Folder 1
Wright, Orville
Addressee: George F. Kuns
Writer's location: Dayton, Ohio
December 10, 1925
7.25"x10.5"
Pages: 1
States that none of the early machines (except the one for 1903) are still in existence. Mentions his glider flight of 1911. Includes photo.
Rudin # A-254
Box 7 Folder 39
Wright, Orville
Addressee: Wilbur and Orville Wright
Writer's location: United States Patent Office
October 14, 1913
Printed Patent 7.25" x 11.25"
Pages: 14
Flying Machine Patent - 10/14/1913. See also Bell, Edison, Selden and Tesla for other patents.
Rudin # A-255
Box 7 Folder 40
Wright, Orville
Postcard
Pages: 1
Color postcard of Wilbur and Orville Wright Memorial Beacon.
Rudin # A-254

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