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Alfred Williams Anthony collection

Collection Data

Alfred Anthony Williams (1860- ), theologian, author and educator, was an executive and administrator of the Committee of the Federal Council of Christ, founder of the Federation Committee of Good Will Between Jews and Christians, and treasurer of the General Conference of Free Baptists. Collection consists mainly of 18th-20th century autographs, with the bulk from the mid-19th to 20th centuries, representing both primary and secondary figures from diverse fields including literature, music, education, politics, and royalty. Names include Susan B. Anthony, John Bigelow, Edwin Booth, Frederick Douglass, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, H.L. Mencken, Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Margaret Sanger, Philip Schuyler, and Daniel Webster. Figures represented are mainly Americans. Many letters are to Anthony. Following the name file is a subject file consisting of miscellaneous autograph letters arranged by profession or institution. Also, two boxes of unsorted material, including photographs usually relating to individuals whose autographs are contained in the collection; an autograph fan; and a glass plate negative.
Anthony, Alfred Williams, 1860-1939 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1679 - 1944
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 115
Physical Description
Extent: 19 linear feet (48 boxes)
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12060513
MSS Unit ID: 115
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ebe6f070-68ac-0130-5d3e-58d385a7b928
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