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Tumblr Treasures- Manuscripts from Historical Icons

Thursday 05.24.2012 , Posted by
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As we move further and further away from the need for a pen and paper, with cell phones capable of handling our daily checklists, emails more common than writing a letter, and the ease of editing the drafts of a paper on a computer, hand-written manuscripts are becoming a thing of the past. This week’s Tumblr Treasure is a historical trip to the times when you could recognize a friend by his handwriting. F*** Yeah Manuscripts is a Tumblr compilation of manuscripts and other hand-written treasures from some of the greatest authors and occasional historical figures of all time. After you’ve scrolled through our tiny collection, be sure to show them some Tumblr love by clicking on the link above and check out the Visual News Tumblr while you’re at it!

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Above: Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity Manuscript
Below:Postcard from Paul McCartney to Ringo Starr

James Joyce’s Eyeglass Rx

An Alexander Graham Bell Doodle

Robert Burns- Auld Lang Syne

An Original Beethoven Composition

George Orwell- 1984

Letter from Jack Kerouac to Marlon Brando

Letter from Henri Matisse to Michel Stein

Charles Darwin’s Marriage Pro’s & Con’s

Nikola Tesla

Charles Bukowski- Rough Draft of The Genius

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Passport

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Jessica Czeck

Written by Jessica Czeck



Former NYC Science Teacher, Vegan, Singer, Super Virgo, Dreamer, Traveler, Vorzonian Zebra in Human Skin, Mom to @HarrisonLovesMe.

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  1. I love this! <3

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