Selected Autograph Letters in Special Collections
The Wellesley College Library Special Collections owns a vast collection of autographed letter and other items from a wide array of authors and historical figures.
The list below is a small representation of this collection. Pan and zoom features are available for seeing details with more clarity.
Susan B. Anthony - Autograph postcard signed Susan B. Anthony to: Rochester Railway and Light, Co. August 10, 1905
Henry Ward Beecher - Autograph letter signed Henry Ward Beecher to: Edward N. Pomeroy May 30, 1874
Charlotte Bronte - Autograph letter signed C. Bronte to: Nell
Lord George Gordon Byron - Autograph letter signed Byron to: "My Dear Sir"
Lewis Carroll (Dodgson)
G.K. Chesterton - Autograph letter signed G. K. Chesterton
Frederick Douglass - Autograph letter signed Frederick Douglass to: Rev. M.B. Anderson, D.D.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Autograph letter signed R.W. Emerson to: "My dear Sir"
William Lloyd Garrison - Autograph letter signed Wm. Lloyd Garrison to: "My dear Mr. Jackson"
Abraham Lincoln - Autograph letter signed Abraham Lincoln to: Rev. J. M. Sturtevant September 27, 1856
James Monroe - Autograph letter signed James Monroe to: The Governor of the State of Tennessee [John Sevier]. February 4, 1800
John G. Whittier
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