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Stuart Davis (1892–1964)
Journal, page 139
Autograph manuscript diary, dated 20 May 1920–28 November 1922
188 pages, with 48 illustrations, 31.6 cm
Purchase, Young Associates Fund, MA 5062

Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
Our Mutual Friend
Autograph manuscript, 1862–65
26.2 cm
Purchased in 1944; MA 1202–3

Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
A Christmas Carol in Prose: Being a Ghost Story of Christmas
Autograph manuscript signed, December 1843, 68 pages
23.4 cm
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan before 1900; MA 97

Richard Doyle (1824–1883)
Illustrated autograph letter signed July 1843, to his father, John Doyle
Purchased on the Fellows Fund, with the special assistance of Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. Page, 1974; MA 3315

Albert Einstein (1879–1955)
"Grundgedanken und Methoden der Relativitätstheorie, in ihrer Entwicklung dargestellt"
(Fundamentals and Methods of the Theory of Relativity . . . ), signed, [Berlin, ca. 1919–20]
The Dannie and Hettie Heineman Collection; gift of the Heineman Foundation, 1977; MA 6791

Galileo Galilei (1564–1642)
Autograph notes on the satellites of Jupiter, 14–25 January 1611
Purchased by J. P. Morgan, Jr. in 1928; MA 1064

Histoire Naturelle des Indes
Illustrated manuscript, ca. 1586
30.4 cm
Bequest of Clara S. Peck, 1983; MA 3900

This work has been informally dubbed the Drake manuscript because the English explorer Sir Francis Drake is twice mentioned in the text and some thirty geographical references match his ports of call.

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Adèle Hugo (1829–1915)
Autograph journal, 1852–62
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan before 1905; MA 196-7
Purchased in 1962; MA 2241

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