DOCUMENTS? Members of the Manuscript Society collect many kinds of “documents.” Some collect photographs, some collect letters, some collect illustrations. Long time Society member, Anthony J. Mourek shares his collecting passion: “I own few traditional manuscripts yet I have been a member of the Manuscript Society since 1968, am a former president and currently serve […]

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It is with great pleasure, the Manuscript Society Scholarship Committee announces Ms Silvia Escanilla Huerta, a doctoral candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as the winner of the Richard Maass Research Grant for 2017. She will use the prize to travel to repositories in Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, and Spain to research manuscripts to […]

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Americans Voted…. nearly forty thousand people cast more than three hundred thousand votes for the documents they believe have most influenced America. That is quite a number and response. As people who love manuscripts and autographs, this project caught our attention. The People’s Vote, co-sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration, National History Day […]

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The Manuscript Society Members Only section of the website is one benefit of membership. Forums are  available to post information or ask questions of other members. You can seek out dealers and collectors who share your interest.  Are you looking for a particular item? Ask the membership. Are you researching someone in particular? Ask the […]

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The Manuscript Society’s expedition to Spain commenced on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the Palace Hotel in Madrid.  The sixteen participants, including Alfred Lemmon, the Board of Trustees member who had planned the week’s tour, gathered for a reception where Alfred introduced us to Archives Specialists Lupe Fernandez Morente and Esther Gonzalez Perez and the […]

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As this year’s Dollars to Scholars campaign comes to a close we can announce that $ 2, 062.00 was received! Thank you to everyone who participated.   If you would still like to make a 2016 tax deductible contribution to the Scholarship Fund please do so. You can add it to your 2017 renewal form […]

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