2303 - 2390 MANUSCRIPTS, AUTOGRAPHS, DOCUMENTS
- Two filing holes in left margin.
= Note in which she sends her regrets that she could not contact Mrs Toonder personally while in Rome, explaining that she was very busy and had to go to Paris and Brussels "in connection with preparations for our picture". SEE ILLUSTATION PLATE LXIII.
- Sl. foxed.
= Italian actress, famous for i.a. her title-role in Vittorio Alfieri's Myrrha. She performed on stage in various European countries as well as the United States.
= With contribtutions of the family Masman and Haverkamp. Other entries/ names mentioned are: D. Vrienden Jarassin, G.C. van Hassen, A. de Clerq, Buijt, J.C.E. van Ginkel, B.A. Oorsinga, J. Spaans and P.A. Hassels.
- Upper joint split; box some sm. imperfections.
= Some names: P.A. Beelaerts v. Blokland, W. van der Breggen, Elise Chantal, Chs. Landré ("med.stud."), L. Meyer, S.J. Moltzer, A.F.C. Phaff ("Avocat") and W.A.J. Remij. A few of the entries from Breda and Rotterdam.
= I.a. singers, broadcasters and athletes. I.a. Corry Brokken, Teddy Scholten, Tom Manders, Johnny Kraaykamp Sr., Mies Bouwman, Hannie Lips, Ageeth Scherphuis, Rosalie Ashley (Great Britain), Pauline Tooth (Great Britain), Joan Haanappel, Yoka Berretty
- Very fine copy.
= Part of the library of Van Alkemade and Van der Schelling, which was partly sold after the latter's death and partly remained in private hands. This second part was only sold in 1848 in Amsterdam. Important catalogue. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIV.
- Spine-ends and corners of the album sl. worn.
= The calligraphed title leaf SIGNED by the members of the organizing committee, incl. Nelly Bodenheim, A.J. der Kinderen, Jac van Looy, Jan Veth and Willem Witsen.
WITH: loosely inserted col. printed certificate, appointing Aug. Allebé to honorary member of the Nederlandsche Vereeniging voor Teekenonderwijs, dated April 1908.
- Browned in outer blank margins.
= Printed in 2 copies, this copy being that of Allebé himself, with the accomp. ms. letter presenting the certificate to him.
= Hughes was governor of New York (1907-1910), judge in the Supreme Court (1910-1916), Minister of Foreign Affairs (1921-1925) and presiding judge of the Supreme Court of the USA (1930-1941).
AND two envelopes with the signatures of CORDELL HULL (longest-sitting Minister of Foreign Affairs USA and founder of the United Nations) and ROBERT E. HANNEGAN (chairman of the Democratic National Committee and Unites States Postmaster General) and accompanying stamps.
= Dates from the time Woodring was a U.S. Minister of War (1936-1940), under president F.D. Roosevelt.
Swanson, C.A. (1862-1939). AUTOGRAPH ENVELOPE SIGNED ("Claude A. Swanson"), 9,3x16,5 cm., stamp dates "May26 1937", envelope published to honour "Navy Heroes", autograph in black in lower margin.
= Dates from the time Swanson was a U.S. Secretary of the Navy (1933-1939), under president F.D. Roosevelt.
- Binding trifle rubbed at extremities.
- Spines sl. worn.
= An anthology of Dutch poems from the 17th and 18th century on various subjects, in steady and elegant hand. I.a. copied after Rhijnvis Feith, J. Bellamy, C. Huygens, L.W. van Merken, H. van Alphen, H.K. Poot, J. Vondel, A. Blussé and A. Loosjes.
- Some foxing; wrappers worn and loose.
= Diary of a young girl from a well-to-do family from Leeuwarden(?), probably attending boarding school in the vicinity of Utrecht. Also contains a number a recipes and rules for party games (starting at the other end of the booklet).
AND 1 other small dairy (±1930).
- Trifle fingersoiled throughout; sm. hole in first leaf. Spine-ends sl. dam.
= Contains texts of French and Latin hymns.