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An unusually fine collection of manuscripts representing primarily British and American literary, political, and historical figures has been received from a number of donors. The Howard Garber CollectionH. Jack Lang Collection, and William Powell Jones Collection include letters from Mms. de Sévigné, Voltaire, George III, Virginia Woolf, Sherwood Anderson, and John Steinbeck among others. In addition to the letter collections there are a Flemish Book of Hours from the fifteenth century and a Psalter. Complementing the individual nature of the letter collections are the archives and papers within special subject areas, which consist of personal, scientific and business records from notable 19th and 20th century artists, authors, scientists, industrial and civic leaders including Charles F. Brush, Ernest J. Bohn and Marcel Dick.


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