Manuscript Digest – August 2015 – This complimentary e-digest, launched in 2012, covers significant acquisitions and sales, manuscripts lost and found, rare books and ephemera, document conservation, replevin activity, and more.
The Manuscript Society’s goal of establishing a comprehensive list of known facsimiles and copies which occasionally appear in the autograph market begins with these items furnished by Catherine Barnes and Joe Rubinfine. Additional items and images will be added as time permits and they become available. Click here if you would like to submit an […]
Applications are due February 14, 2016, and decisions will be announced shortly after March 17. About the Grant The $5,000 grant supports research expenses directly related to use of original manuscripts, for example travel to manuscript repositories, photocopies, and user fees. Applicants must be graduate students—doctoral candidates are given preference—at an institution that belongs to […]
Four members of the Manuscript Society, who asked to remain anonymous, have donated $37,000 to the Replevin Fund—a fund the Society uses to support members faced with challenges from government authorities which try to claim ownership manuscripts and documents in the possession of Society members. One of the goals of the fund is to help […]