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Walter R. Benjamin Autograph Collection: Finding Aid
mssHM 79615-79797  
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Description
This collection contains 194 documents, correspondence, and manuscripts of various individuals collected for their autograph value by New York rare book dealer Walter R. Benjamin (1854-1943). Represented figures include activists, literary, political, religious, and social people in American history.
Background
Walter Romeyn Benjamin, 1854-1943, was a New York dealer in rare books and manuscripts. He was the editor of The Collector, a monthly magazine for autograph and historical collectors.
Extent
194 items in 3 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.