John F. Glaser collection of historical autograph letters and manuscripts, 1739-1933

About this Collection

Type
Clippings.Caricatures.Drawings.Engravings.Photographs.Speeches.Autographs (signatures)
Collection Title
John F. Glaser collection of historical autograph letters and manuscripts, 1739-1933
Language
English
Origin
Massachusetts
Description
6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Repository
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990006024850203941
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Subjects
Gladstone, W.E. (William Ewart)
Great Britain--Politics and government
Great Britain--Kings and rulers

Content Notes

Contains correspondence of William Ewart Gladstone and his family with a wide variety of correspondents, including over 100 letters from Gladstone to Sir Charles Lister Ryan. Also, manuscripts of speeches and miscellaneous items of Gladstone. Other letters are written by royalty, mostly from Great Britain; by various British prime ministers; by British statesmen, authors, artists, and various prominent persons; and by eminent figures in other European countries. Additional material includes photographs, drawings, engravings, clippings, and facsimiles.
  • Selected color digital images available; see finding aid.