[Presidential autographs collected by John Reynolds Dewson] [manuscript], [1796-1967] | Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Autographs and ports. of the presidents from George Washington to Richard Nixon, and others. Some of the autographs are written on documents.
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Binding (v. 1.): Gold-tooled brown morocco; inside of boards lined with gold-tooled green morocco; green moir endpapers; bound by Blackwell.
Provenance: Bookplate of Herman Louis Kretschmer, Jr., on front pastedown (v. 1) -- Armorial bookplate of John Reynolds Dewson on front pastedown (v. 1) -- Gift of John Reynolds Dewson, 18 September 1967.
Former shelfmark: Q. 091.5 D51a (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library).
v. 1. George Washington -- John Adams -- Thomas Jefferson -- James Madison -- James Monroe -- John Quincy Adams -- Andrew Jackson -- Martin Van Buren -- William Henry Harrison -- John Tyler -- James K. Polk -- Zachary Taylor -- Millard Fillmore -- Franklin Pierce -- James Buchanan -- Abraham Lincoln -- Andrew Johnson -- Ulysses S. Grant -- Rutherford B. Hayes -- James Garfield -- Chester A. Arthur -- Grover Cleveland -- Benjamin Harrison -- William McKinley -- Theodore Roosevelt -- William Taft -- Woodrow Wilson -- Warren G. Harding -- Calvin Coolidge -- Herbert Hoover -- Franklin D. Roosevelt.
v. 2. Letter, March 28, 1955, signed by Harry Truman -- Newspaper clipping about Adlai Stevenson -- Letter, December 27, 1956, signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower (with envelope) -- Letter, January 16, 1957, signed by Richard Nixon (with Christmas card and envelope) -- Letter, December 28, 1960, signed by John F. Kennedy (with magazine clipping) -- Letter, March 11, 1964, signed by Ralph A. Dungan (with port. of Lyndon Johnson) -- Letter, August 21, 1964, signed by Barry Goldwater -- Letter, December 12, 1966, signed by Robert F. Kennedy (with envelope) -- Letter, July 10, 1967, signed by Yolanda C. Boozer (with card signed by Lyndon Johnson and envelope).
Library has (Volumes): v.1, v.2