Manuscripts Division
William L. Clements Library
University of Michigan

Finding aid for
Henrietta Walker Autograph Album, 1900-1902, 1945, 1964

Duane Norman Diedrich Collection

Finding aid created by
Meg Hixon, August 2011

Summary Information
Title: Henrietta Walker autograph album
Creator: Walker, Henrietta, d. 1982
Inclusive dates: 1900-1902, 1945, 1964
Extent: 3 items
Abstract:
The Henrietta Walker autograph album contains 48 autographed cards signed by presidents, politicians, and other famous people in the early 20th century. The collection also includes a Christmas card sent to Walker by Colonel F. W. Marshall, and a letter to Walker from Barry Goldwater.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

1983. M-2040.

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Copyright:

Copyright status is unknown

Processing Information:

Cataloging funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). This collection has been processed according to minimal processing procedures and may be revised, expanded, or updated in the future.

Preferred Citation:

Henrietta Walker Autograph Album, Duane Norman Diedrich Collection, William L. Clements Library, The University of Michigan


Arrangement

The autographs are arranged alphabetically.


Biography

Henrietta Walker of Lyons, New York, was a collector of historical artifacts. She died in 1982.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Henrietta Walker autograph album contains 48 autographed cards signed by presidents, politicians, and other famous people in the early 20th century. Of note are cards signed by Helen Keller and by William McKinley, the latter on a card from the "Executive Mansion, Washington." The collection also includes a Christmas card sent to Walker by Colonel F. W. Marshall (1945) and a letter to Walker from Barry Goldwater (July 27, 1964). Autographs were written on cards measuring approximately 4"x2". The cards are dated and many contain notes on the location where the autograph was acquired.

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • Celebrities--United States.
    • Politicians--United States.
    Contributors:
    • Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998.
    • Marshall, F. W.
    Genre Terms:
    • Autograph albums.
    Contents List
    Container / Location Title
    Box   1  
    Henrietta Walker autograph album,  1900-1902,  1945, and  1967 [series]
    Additional Descriptive Data

    List of Autographs

    • Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907
    • Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander), 1836-1907
    • Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916
    • Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906
    • Bliss, A. T. (Aaron Thomas), 1837-1906
    • Clark, Charles E. (Charles Edgar), 1843-1922
    • Cleveland, Frances Folsom, 1864-1947
    • Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908
    • Dewey, George, 1837-1917
    • Field, Henry M. (Henry Martyn), 1822-1907
    • Frémont, Jessie Benton, 1824-1902
    • Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910
    • Garfield, Lucretia Rudolph, 1832-1918
    • Grant, Frederick Dent, 1850-1912
    • Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909
    • Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901
    • Howard, O. O. (Oliver Otis), 1830-1909
    • Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910
    • Keller, Helen, 1880-1968
    • Lembrich, Marcella
    • Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926
    • Luce, Cyrus G.
    • Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907
    • Marion, G.
    • Martin, Francis
    • McKinley, William, 1843-1901
    • Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925
    • Modjeska, Helena, 1840-1909
    • Palmer, Thomas Witherell, 1830-1913
    • Pingree, Hazen S., 1840-1901
    • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
    • Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907
    • Sampson, William Thomas, 1840-1902
    • Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911
    • Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906
    • Sigsbee, Charles D. (Charles Dwight), 1845-1923
    • Spofford, Ainsworth Rand, 1825-1908
    • Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908
    • Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943
    • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
    • Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905
    • Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
    • Wheeler, Joseph, 1836-1906
    Alternate Locations

    Upton, Emory. Infantry Tactics, Double and Single Rank: Adapted to American Topography and Improved Firearms. rev. ed. New York: D. Appleton, 1880.