Archive

Welcome to the Letters of Note archives. Here you'll find five ways to navigate the ever-growing collection. In addition, both a search function and list of popular entries can be found in the sidebar.

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1. Browse by correspondence type:

Letter; Memo; Telegram; Fax


2. Browse by writing method:

Typewritten; Handwritten


3. Browse by date of correspondence:

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4. Browse the following categories of correspondence:



5. Browse correspondence written by, to, or about, the following notable people (listed alphabetically, by first name):

A
Abraham Lincoln; Adolf Hitler; Agatha Christie; Al Capone; Al Capp; Al Feldstein; Al Franken; Al Hirschfeld; Al Parker; Al Sharpton; Alan Moore; Alan Shepard; Albert Einstein; Aldous Huxley; Aldrich Ames; Alec Guiness; Alex Haley; Alex Toth; Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Kahn; Alfred Nobel; Amelia Earhart; Andy Kaufman; Andy Warhol; Annie Leibovitz; Annie Oakley; Ansel Adams; Arthur C. Clarke; Arthur Conan Doyle; Audrey Hepburn; Axl Rose; Ayn Rand

B
Barack Obama; Barbara Bush; Beatrix Potter; Benjamin Franklin; Bennett Cerf; Berkeley Breathed; Bertrand Russell; Betty Ford; Bill Clinton; Bill Gates; Bill Hicks; Bill O'Reilly; Bill Watterson; Billie Joe; Billy The Kid; Billy Wilder; Bill Zaboly; Bob Dylan; Bob Fitzsimmons; Bob Hope; Bonnie Parker; Brad Bird; Brian Wilson; Bruce Lee; Bruce Springsteen; Buckminster Fuller; Buddy Holly; Buzz Aldrin

C
Carl Sagan; Caroll Spinney; Cary Grant; Charles Darwin; Charles Dickens; Charles Dodgson; Charles Lindbergh; Charles Schulz; Charlie Chaplin; Charlie Parker; Charlie Sheen; Charles Bukowski; Christa McAuliffe; Christopher Reeve; Christopher Walken; Chuck Jones; Chuck Palahniuk; Clementine Churchill; Clint Eastwood; Clyde Barrow; Coleman Hawkins; Colin Chapman; Conan O'Brien; Connie Booth; Corey Feldman; Courtney Love; C. S. Lewis

D
Daisy Bates; Dave Grohl; David Attenborough; David Ben Gurion; David Berkowitz; David Bowie; David Foster Wallace; David Koresh; David Lean; David Letterman; David Ogilvy; David Selznick; David Swift; D. H. Lawrence; Diana Vreeland; Diane Keaton; Diego Rivera; Donna Reed; Dorothy Parker; Douglas Adams; Dr. Seuss; Dwight D. Eisenhower

E
E. B. White; E. C. Segar; Edgar Allen Poe; Edgar Rice Burroughs; Edith Shain; Elizabeth Taylor; Elton John; Elvis Presley; Enid Blyton; Ernest Hemingway; Errol Morris; Evelyn Waugh; Ezra Pound

F
F. Scott Fitzgerald; Federico Fellini; Fidel Castro; Forrest Ackerman; Francis Ford Coppola; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Sinatra; Frank Zappa; Franz Kafka; Fred Astaire; Freddie Mercury; Frederick Banting; Frederick Douglass; Frida Kahlo

G
Galileo Galilei; Gene Roddenberry; Gene Wilder; George Bernard Shaw; George Bush Snr; George Carlin; George Eastman; George Harrison; George Lucas; George Michael; George Orwell; George Washington; Gerald Ford; Gertrude Stein; Gil Scott-Heron; Glenn Beck; Graham Chapman; Grant Wood; Groucho Marx; Gutzon Borglum; Guy Fawkes

H
H. G. Wells; H. L. Mencken; H. R. Giger; H. Rider Haggard; Hank Ketcham; Hank Williams; Harlan Ellison; Harold Gray; Harold Macmillan; Harold Pinter; Harper Lee; Harry Allen Smith; Harry Houdini; Harry Truman; Harvey Milk; Harvey Weinstein; Helen Keller; Henry Flipper; Henry James; Henry Mancini; Henry Miller; Henry Rollins; Henry VIII; Herbert Hoover; Howard Hughes; Hugh Hefner; Hugh Laurie; Hunter S. Thompson

I
Ian Fleming; Ian McEwan; Iggy Pop; Ingmar Bergman;Ingrid Bergman; Isaac Asimov

J
J. K. Rowling; Jac Holzman; Jackie Robinson; Jack Kerouac; Jack London; Jack The Ripper; Jack Vance; Jacqueline Kennedy; James Baldwin; James Brown; James Cameron; James Dean; James Randi; James Thurber; Jane Austen; Jann Wenner; J. D. Salinger; J. Edgar Hoover; Jeff Buckley; Jerry Siegel; Jerzy Kosinski; Jesse Owens; Jimi Hendrix; Jim Henson; Jim Jones; Jim Morrison; Jim Murray; Jimmy Carter; Jim Shooter; Joan of Arc; Jochen Rindt; Jodie Foster; Joe Biden; Joe DiMaggio; Joe Strummer; John Ashcroft; John Byrne; John Candy; John Cleese; John Cocteau; John Dillinger; John F. Kennedy; John Gotti; John Hinkley; John Irving; John Keats; John Kricfalusi; John Lennon; John Lydon; John Peel; John McCain; John Updike; John Wayne; Johnny Cash; Johnny Depp; John Steinbeck; Joseph Heller; Joseph Ratzinger; J. R. R. Tolkien; Julie Schwartz

K
Katherine Mansfield; Keith Haring; Keith Richards; Ken Kesey; Kenneth Grahame; King Vidor; Kirk Douglas; Kurt Cobain; Kurt Vonnegut

L
Larry Flynt; Laura Huxley; Lee Marvin; Lenny Bruce; Leonard Bernstein; Leonard Lyons; Leonard Nimoy; Leonardo da Vinci; Lester Bangs; Linda Lovelace; Lindsay Lohan; Lou Gehrig; Louis Armstrong; Lucy Lippard; Ludwig van Beethoven; Luke Wilson; Lyndon B. Johnson

M
Madonna; Malcom X; Marc Bolan; Margaret Thatcher; Marilyn Monroe; Mario Puzo; Marlene Dietrich; Mark Chapman; Mark Twain; Marlon Brando; Martin Luther King; Mary Stuart; Matt Groening; Matt Stone; Max Steiner; Mia Farrow; Michael Jackson; Michael Jordan; Michael Parkinson; Mick Jagger; Mickey Mantle; Mickey Rourke; Mike Royko; Mira Sorvino; Mitch Hedberg; Mohandas Gandhi; Monica Lewinsky; Morrissey; Moses Soyer; Muhammad Ali; Myra Hindley

N
Nancy Spero; Neil Armstrong; Nick Cave; Nikola Tesla; Norman Maclean; Norman Rockwell

O
Oliver Hardy; Orson Welles; Oscar Wilde; Owen Chamberlain; Owen Wilson

P
Pablo Picasso; Patrick Stewart; Patti Smith; Paul Keating; Paul McCartney; Paul Newman; Pete Docter; Phil Hartman; Philip K. Dick; Prince; Princess Diana

Q
Quentin Tarantino; Queen Victoria

R
Ralph Emerson; Ralph Steadman; Ray Bradbury; Raymond Chandler; Rebecca West; Richard Chopping; Richard Dawkins; Richard Feynman; Richard Herring; Richard Nixon; Richard Williams; Rik Mayall; Rita Hayworth; Roald Dahl; Robert Baden-Powell; Robert Bly; Robert Burns; Robert Heinlein; Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Pirosh;Robert Scott; Rocky Marciano; Roman Bohnen; Ronald Reagan; Roseanne Barr

S
Saddam Hussein; Salman Rushdie; Sammy Davis Jr.; Samuel Morse; Shel Dorf; Sherwood Anderson; Sid Vicious; Sigmund Freud; Sinclair Lewis; Slash; Sonny Rollins; Spike Milligan; Stan Laurel; Stan Lee; Stanley Kubrick; Stephen Fry; Stephen Hawking; Stephen King; Stephen Wolfram; Steve Allen; Steve Jobs; Steve Martin; Steve McQueen; Steve Rude; Steve Vai; Steven Spielberg; Stewart Lee; Stuart Sutcliffe; Syd Barrett; Sylvester Stallone

T
Tatum O'Neal; Ted Hughes; Tennessee Williams; Terry Gilliam; Tex Avery; Theodore Geisel; Theodore Roosevelt; Thom Yorke; Thomas Edison; Thomas Pynchon; Tim Burton; Tom Waits; Tony Wilson; T. S. Eliot

U
Upton Sinclair

V
Victor Hugo; Vince Colletta; Vincent Price; Vincent van Gogh; Virgina Woolf

W
Walt Disney; Walt Whitman; Walter Lantz; Ward Kimball; Warren Buffett; W. C. Fields; William Burroughs; William Marston; William Safire; William McKinley; William Steig; Wil Wheaton; Winston Churchill; Winston Smith; Woody Allen

Y
Yann Martel; Yoko Ono

Z
Zach Galifianakis