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Catalog Data

Creator:
Bryan, Percival  Search this
Names:
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955  Search this
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972  Search this
Collection Creator:
Bryan, Percival  Search this
Extent:
4.6 Linear feet (17 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Autograph albums
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1941 to 1993
Scope and Contents:
This description is for Series 3 of the Percival Bryan collection.
The collection contains 298 autograph albums. Mr. Bryan collection started in 1941 with book 1. At this time he obtained the autographs of Attorney General Homer S. Cummings and several other members of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's cabinet. From that point Byran collected over 160,000 autographs from average people and celebrities alike. Within the pages of these books are general greetings, expository, poems, sketches, and even a few watercolors.
Local number:
ACMA 06-001.2
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Collectors  Search this
Jamaican Americans  Search this
Signatures  Search this
Politicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Autograph albums
Collection Citation:
Percival Bryan collection, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rose Dyke.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-001, Series 3
See more items in:
Percival Bryan collection
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
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