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How to Preserve Ancient Manuscripts

Manuscript Preservation is always a challenge Paper does not last forever. One of the most significant challenges is acidic degradation.  Libraries and archive collections are a valued resource for our history and culture, containing the wealth of human knowledge and artistic expression. They contain some of the earliest writings ever [...]

2022-08-02T17:03:17-04:00May 26, 2022|Collectors Corner, News|

Phillis Wheatley letter – On Slavery and Freedom

Phillis Wheatley Poet Phillis (also spelled Phyllis) Wheatley - “…. in every breast, God has implanted a principle, which we call love of freedom; it is impatient of oppression.” So, states Phillis Wheatly in her first publication after her emancipation from slavery in 1774. This rebuke of slavery [...]

2022-05-03T17:32:07-04:00April 28, 2022|News|

Collecting Manuscripts – From Beginning to End

Spencer Stuart Manuscript Monday – The Life Cycle of Collections Monday, May 2, 2022 - 8:00 PM Eastern In this third Manuscript Monday, join Collections Advisor, Spencer W. Stuart, as he discusses the life cycle of collections and the collectors who build them. Moderated by Manuscript Monday host, [...]

2022-04-19T14:43:28-04:00April 19, 2022|News|
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