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  • ROBERT BAKER AITKEN - AUTOGRAPH 1938  - HFSID 180553
    ROBERT BAKER AITKEN - AUTOGRAPH 1938 - HFSID 180553
    ROBERT BAKER AITKENThe Zen Buddhist and social activist signs his name on this slip of paper in green ink Signature: “Robert Aitken/1938” in green ink. 6x3¼. Robert Baker Dairyu Chotan Aitken (1917-2010) was a Zen teacher in the Harada-Yasutani lineage.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • ALLEN D. ALBERT - AUTOGRAPH 06/03/1935  - HFSID 140264
    ALLEN D. ALBERT - AUTOGRAPH 06/03/1935 - HFSID 140264
    ALLEN D. ALBERTThe sociologist and president of Rotary International pencils his name on this album leaf Signature: “Allen D. Albert/ 6-3-'35”, in pencil, 4½x3. Allen Diehl Albert (1874-1964) was an American sociologist who also served as president of Rotary International.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • PHILIP D. THE PORK BARON ARMOUR - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 181792
    PHILIP D. "THE PORK BARON" ARMOUR - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 181792
    PHILIP ARMOUR. Signature: "Philip D. Armour", 4½x2½, torn from typed letter. In 1869, Philip Armour, who became a partner in a pork packing firm in 1863, established the Armour & Co. packing house in Chicago. The company became one of the world's largest pork processors.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • GOVERNOR TIM BABCOCK - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 70342
    GOVERNOR TIM BABCOCK - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 70342
    TIM BABCOCK The Governor signs on this 3½x2 card in blue ink Signature: "Tim Babcock/Governor./Montana", 3½x2. Babcock (1919-2015), a Republican, moved from the state legislature to the office of Lieutenant Governor in 1960.

    Sale Price $72.00

    $80.00

  • PAUL T. BABSON - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 297558
    PAUL T. BABSON - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 297558
    PAUL T. BABSON Signature of the major Wall Street executive and philanthropist Signature: "Paul T. Babson", 2¾x1. Investment advisor, publisher and corporate executive Paul T. Babson (1894-1972) was President of United Business

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • HENRY WARD BEECHER - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 56734
    HENRY WARD BEECHER - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 56734
    HENRY WARD BEECHER Beecher signed this slip of ruled paper in Brooklyn, New York Signature: "Henry Ward Beecher/Brooklyn, N.Y." 6¾x1 heavy ruled paper. Beecher (1813-1887, born in Litchfield, Connecticut) was the brother of author Harriet Beecher Stowe. He graduated from Amherst in 1834 and attended Lane Theological Seminary, Cincinnati.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • HENRY WARD BEECHER - AUTOGRAPH 10/05/1877  - HFSID 880
    HENRY WARD BEECHER - AUTOGRAPH 10/05/1877 - HFSID 880
    HENRY WARD BEECHER Beecher signed and dated this slip of paper in Brooklyn, New York in 1877. Signature: "[Illegible] Oct 5. 1877 /Henry Ward Beecher/Brooklyn N. Y." With pencil notations on verso in unknown hand. 6x2¾.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • HENRY WARD BEECHER - AUTOGRAPH 5/1885  - HFSID 23106
    HENRY WARD BEECHER - AUTOGRAPH 5/1885 - HFSID 23106
    HENRY WARD BEECHER He signs and dates this card in May of 1885! Signature: "Henry Ward Beecher/May. 1885".With pencil notations on verso in unknown hand. 3¼x2¼ card mounted to paper. Beecher (1813-1887, born in Litchfield, Connecticut) was the brother of author Harriet Beecher Stowe.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • HENRY WARD BEECHER - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: ELLEN TERRY - HFSID 253195
    HENRY WARD BEECHER - AUTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: ELLEN TERRY - HFSID 253195
    This album leaf was signed and dated by Beecher in 1887 and by Terry in 1884, both in Chicago, Illinois. Terry, a Shakespearean actress, also lifted a quote from The Merchant of Venice to describe Beecher as "The best conditioned & unwearied spirit in doing courtesies".

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • ALVIN MORELL BENTLEY - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 70389
    ALVIN MORELL BENTLEY - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 70389
    ALVIN MORELL BENTLEYThe U.S. diplomat and Congressman signed this index card in blue ink Signature: “Alvin M. Bentley” in blue ink on verso of a lined 5x3 index card. Typed: “Alvin M. Bentley,/Member of Congress, Eight Michigan District,/1955-1957.” Alvin M.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • LENNART (COUNT OF WISBORG) BERNADOTTE - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 316976
    LENNART (COUNT OF WISBORG) BERNADOTTE - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 316976
    LENNART BERNADOTTE Signature of the former Swedish Prince turned landscape gardener Signature: "Lennart Bernadotte", 6x4¼. Typed caption in German: "Graf [Count] Lennart Bernadotte".

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • BISHOP THOMAS J. GUMBLETON - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 316369
    BISHOP THOMAS J. GUMBLETON - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 316369
    BISHOP THOMAS J. GUMBLETON A signature from the outspoken Auxiliary Bishop Signature: "Thomas J. Gumbleton", in black ink, 4¼x2½. Thomas J. Gumbleton (b. 1930) is an outspoken and now retired Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit.

    Sale Price $72.00

    $80.00

  • HENRY W. BLOCH - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 157499
    HENRY W. BLOCH - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 157499
    H&R BLOCK: HENRY W. BLOCHThe co-founder and Chairman of the Board of H&R Block pens his name on this card Signature: "Henry W. Bloch" in blue ink, 5x3 card. Typed caption at top. In 1954, the year the IRS began eliminating its free filing

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • DEREK CURTIS BOK - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 70411
    DEREK CURTIS BOK - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 70411
    DEREK CURTIS BOK The public figure signs his name on this 3½x2 card Signature: "Derek Bok", in black ink. 3½x2 card. Derek Curtis Bok (b. 1930) is an American lawyer and educator and the former president of Harvard University. He attended The Miquon School, a progressive school that his mother co-founded in 1932, and the UCLA Lab School.

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • MARGARET G. BONDFIELD - AUTOGRAPH 12/05/1934  - HFSID 297187
    MARGARET G. BONDFIELD - AUTOGRAPH 12/05/1934 - HFSID 297187
    MARGARET G. BONDFIELD Signature of the first female member of a British Cabinet Signature: "Margaret G. Bondfield. Dec. 5th. 1934/Ex Minister of Labour Justice of the Peace Doctor of Laws/Privy Councillor", 4½x3½.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • NORMAN E. BORLAUG - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 279790
    NORMAN E. BORLAUG - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 279790
    NORMAN E. BORLAUG Index card signed by 1970 Nobel Peace Prize winner and Father of the Green Revolution Norman E. Borlaug Signature: "Norman E Borlaug". 5x3 index card. American agricultural scientist Borlaug (1914-2009) was raised on

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • GOVERNOR ROBERT F. BRADFORD - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 70438
    GOVERNOR ROBERT F. BRADFORD - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 70438
    ROBERT F. BRADFORD Signatures of the Massachusetts Governor, on a small card Signature: "Robert F. Bradford/Governor Massachusetts/1947-1949". 3½x2 card. Robert Fiske Bradford (1902-1983) was Lieutenant Governor (1945-1947) and Governor (1947-1949) of Massachusetts. He failed in a bid for re-election.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • THOMAS P. BRYAN - INSCRIBED SIGNATURE 09/20/1896  - HFSID 67077
    THOMAS P. BRYAN - INSCRIBED SIGNATURE 09/20/1896 - HFSID 67077
    THOMAS P. BRYAN Ornate inscribed signature on a 3x2 card (1896) Inscribed Signature: "Mr. F. E. Miller/from/Thomas P. Bryan/Aug. 20-96", 3¼x2¼ card. Chicago business man Thomas B.

    Sale Price $459.00

    $540.00

  • WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 14071
    WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 14071
    WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT Slip of cardstock signed by American poet and newspaper editor William Cullen Bryant Signature: "William Cullen Bryant/December 5th 1872.". 5x¾ cardstock. Printed at left: "Autograph of:". New England poet WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT (1794-1878) moved to New York in 1825.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - AUTOGRAPH 01/12/1873  - HFSID 112202
    WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - AUTOGRAPH 01/12/1873 - HFSID 112202
    WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT Small card signed by American poet and newspaper editor William Cullen Bryant in 1873 Card signed "William Cullen Bryant./January 12, 1873.". 3¼x2 card. New England poet WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT (1794-1878 moved to New York in 1825.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - AUTOGRAPH 05/05/1873  - HFSID 18487
    WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - AUTOGRAPH 05/05/1873 - HFSID 18487
    WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT Small card signed by American poet and newspaper editor William Cullen Bryant in 1873 Signature: "William Cullen Bryant./May 5th 1873.". 3x 1¾ card. New England poet WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT (1794-1878) moved to New York in 1825.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 33260
    RALPH J. BUNCHE - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 33260
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche signs a piece of paper in blue ink. Signature: "Ralph J. Bunche", 5¼x1¾ piece of paper. Ralph J. Bunche, (1904-1971) who joined the United Nations in 1946, was chief U.N. mediator in the

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 225702
    RALPH J. BUNCHE - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 225702
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche signs an index card in blue ink. Signatures: "Ralph J. Bunche", 5x3 index card. Ralph J. Bunche, (1904-1971) who joined the United Nations in 1946, was chief U.N. mediator in the Middle Eastin 1948 and wasawarded the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for helping to negotiate a truce between the Arabs and Israelis the previous year.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • BARONESS ANGELA G. (1ST BARONESS BURDETT-COUTTS) BURDETT-COUTTS - CLIPPED SIGNAT - HFSID 81206
    BARONESS ANGELA G. (1ST BARONESS BURDETT-COUTTS) BURDETT-COUTTS - CLIPPED SIGNATURE 09/18/1897 CO-SIGNED BY: LORD ALEXANDER (6TH LORD BALFOUR OF BURLEIGH) BRUCE - HFSID 81206
    ANGELA G. BURDETT-COUTTS (1ST BARONESS BURDETT-COUTTS) Co-signed by ALEXANDER BRUCE (6TH LORD BALFOUR OF BURLEIGH)This clipping signed by the heiress and philanthropist is accompanied by a handwritten and signed

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • JOHN L. BURTON - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 70510
    JOHN L. BURTON - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 70510
    JOHN L. BURTON The former U.S. Representative from California signs this 3½x2 card Signature: "John L. Burton/M.C. Calif." In black felt. John L. Burton (b. 1932) is the Chairman of the California Democratic Party since April 2009 and a professor of California Politics at San Francisco State University.

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • MARION LEROY BURTON - AUTOGRAPH 03/06/1913 CO-SIGNED BY: LAURENUS CLARK SEELYE - HFSID 285119
    MARION LEROY BURTON - AUTOGRAPH 03/06/1913 CO-SIGNED BY: LAURENUS CLARK SEELYE - HFSID 285119
    SMITH COLLEGE: MARION LeROY BURTON and L. CLARKE SEELYE Their signatures from 1913, as President and President Emeritus of Smith. They were the first two Presidents of the elite women's college. Signatures: "Northampton, Mass/March 6. 1913/L.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH 01/06/1930  - HFSID 225883
    NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH 01/06/1930 - HFSID 225883
    NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER The former President of Columbia University and Nobel Peace Prize winner signs his name Signature: "Nicholas Murray Butler/Columbia University/Jany 6, 1930", 4x2¼ card. Nicholas Murray Butler (1862-1947) was President of Columbia University from 1901 to 1945.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH 01/13/1928  - HFSID 345153
    NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH 01/13/1928 - HFSID 345153
    NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER The Nobel Peace Prize winner and President of Columbia University signs this 5¼x4 card in iron gall ink Signature: “Nicholas Murray Butler/Colombia University/New York, January 13, 1928” in iron gall ink. 5¼x4.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH 01/17/1938  - HFSID 182076
    NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH 01/17/1938 - HFSID 182076
    NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER The former President of Columbia University and Nobel Peace Prize winner signs his name Signature: "Nicholas Murray Butler", 5x3 card. Nicholas Murray Butler (1862-1947) was President of Columbia University from 1901 to 1945.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH 06/10/1932  - HFSID 37764
    NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH 06/10/1932 - HFSID 37764
    NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER The President of Columbia University signs this card in blue ink Signature: "Nicholas Murray Butler" in blue ink. 3½x1¾. Nicholas Murray Butler(1862-1947) was President of Columbia University from 1901 to 1945.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

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