When U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was informed that Mrs. Lydia Bixby had lost five sons fighting for the Union in the Civil War, he wrote this, perhaps the most famous of all, condolence letters

When U. President Abraham Lincoln was informed that Mrs. Lydia Bixby had lost five sons fighting for the Union in the Civil War, he wrote this, perhaps the most famous of all, condolence letters -Amazing!

Lettter from Marilyn Monroe to ex-husband Joe diMaggio: Dear Joe,  If I can only succeed in making you happy — I will have succeeded in the bigest and most difficult thing there is — that is to make one person completely happy. Your happiness means my happiness.

Found folded up in her address book after her death, Marilyn Monroe wrote in an unfinished letter to Joe DiMaggio:

Letter from Gandhi to Hitler

Gandhi’s letter to Hitler, 1939

Females not suitable for animation - In 1938, females who applied for animation jobs within Disney received the following, deceivingly attractive letter and were advised to instead shoot for a lower star in the tracing department.

Disney Rejection Letter, 1938 "Women do not do any of the creative work in connection with preparing the cartoons for the screen, as that work is performed entirely by young men.

Feeling creatively drained? Let this letter from Pixar inspire you. Pixar animator Austin Madison penned a wonderful handwritten open letter to aspiring artists and creative professionals everywhere as part of an Animators Letters Project back in May this year. Madison advises budding and experienced animators alike to work through the times when they are feeling uninspired and down in the dumps—because it happens with everyone, including the best people at Pixar—and work through them. As he…

Pixar animator Austin Madison penned a wonderful handwritten open letter to aspiring artists and creative professionals everywhere as part of an Animators Letters Project back in May this year.

An endearing letter of support from Jim Morrison's dad to Florida's Parole Commission, written against Jim Morrison's "indecent exposure and profanity" charge after a controversial gig in Dade County 1970.

Two letters today, both of which concern Jim Morrison , frontman of The Doors , but each at different stages of his tragically short life.

From Campbell Soup to Andy Warhol - 1964

THE THING ABOUT ART: if you're doing it right, people should send you soup. actually, it's weird to send artists soup when they're already rich. there should be a poor artist soup bursary.

Elizabeth Taylor’s Handwritten Note To Andy Warhol 1977

Elizabeth Taylor March 1977 Dearest Andy I'm so proud I finally have your "Liz" and thank you for signing it so sweetly to me. Elizabeth or Liz (of A.'s fame)

Letter from Mick Jagger to Andy Warhol concerning the Sticky Finger album cover - 1969

Mick Jagger letter to Andy Warhol for the Sticky Fingers Album Cover: "But, having said that, I leave it in your capable hands to do whatever you want. and please write back saying how much money you would like.

Groucho Marx wrote this lovely letter to U.S. troops stationed in Suriname in 1943, in response to a request from a Corporal Darrow to send a morale-boosting message. Groucho doesn't disappoint, and cracks a couple of gentle jokes about life back home and his attempt to grow some vegetables; there are even a few genuinely touching remarks towards the end. The icing on the cake has to be the paper on which it's typed — a sheet of the comedian's unmistakable letterhead.

Groucho Marx wrote this lovely letter to U. troops stationed in Suriname in in response to a request from a Corporal Darrow to send a morale-boosting message.

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