Collection-level Scope and Content Note
The William Zimmerman, Jr., Manuscripts Collection consists of two series of material. The first series is a collection of autograph materials such as correspondence by literary figures, intellectuals and politicians, including novelists R.D. Blackmore, Samuel Butler, Anatole France, Thomas Hughes, Edgar Lee Masters, and George McDonald; and statesman Harold Ickes. Photographs by Burton Holmes and Henry Greenwood Peabody are also included. Of special interest is a fragment of a sixteenth...
1500 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1900