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American artists autograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2405
Scope and Contents Autographs of prominent artists of the United States. Most of the items date from around the turn of the twentieth century. Many of the autographs are accompanied with portraits of the artists and copies of some of their art work apparently taken from magazines. Some of the autographs are found at the bottom of brief notes or letters. One item is a menu with numerous autographs on it.
Dates: approximately 1880-1920

George Caitlin letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 634
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated November 4, 1841 and addressed to Col. Aspinwall, the American Consul. Catlin requests passports for his nephew who is going to Paris, France to attempt to sell some of Catlin's work of the North American Indians.
Dates: 1841 November 4

Rell G. Francis collection on Elfie Huntington

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8170
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials gathered by Rell G. Francis in the course of his research on Elfie Huntington. These materials include original photographs and negatives from Elfie Huntington, copies of her original photographs, letters to and from people that knew Elfie Huntington, other materials from individuals that knew Elfie Huntington, and notes and manuscripts from Rell G. Francis from the course of his research. Materials dated approximatley 1900-2012.
Dates: approximately 1900-2012

Self-Portrait Studying a Just-developed Negative, Sparks Street Studio, Ottowa / Yousuf Karsh

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8627
Scope and Contents Materials include one photograph by Yousuf Karsh. The photograph is a self-portrait, depicting Karsh looking through a negative of a portrait of a man in profile. Materials dated 1944.
Dates: 1944

Portrait and biography of Warren Snow

 File — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7452
Abstract Includes portrait of Warren Snow with photocopied biography attached to the back of portrait. The collection dates circa 1870.
Dates: approximately 1870

Thueson family portraits

 File — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7456
Abstract Includes three portaits of Thueson family members. The collection dates circa 1880 to 1920.
Dates: approximately 1880-1920

Johann Uhl portrait drawing

 File — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 1698
Scope and Contents Portrait of Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) done in colored pencil. The portrait has the words, "Ehrenbuergerurkunde Bergen Chiemgau fuer Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler." The item has a seal attached and makes Hitler an honorary citizen probably of Bergen bei Traunstein when Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933. The portrait depicts Hitler in a Bavarian peasant costume, looking stern, and holding his right hand up.
Dates: 1933

Mr. Brigham Young

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 2648
Scope and Contents 43 cm x 35 cm Convex Oval. Poor condition, edges torn; not Brigham Young, Sr. (1801-1877). It could possibly be Brigham Young, Jr. (1836-1903).
Dates: 1882