Charles Darwin: A Life in Letters

New York Public Library 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, New York, NY, United States

Charles Darwin: A Life in Letters - An Exhibition Through August 5, 2023 New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building  Charles Darwin by Julia Margaret Cameron, 1868 Charles Darwin (1809–1882), author of On the Origin of Species and The Descent of Man, is one of the most [...]

John Law, the Mississippi Bubble, and the founding of New Orleans


Manuscript Mondays: John Law, the Mississippi Bubble and the Founding of New Orleans Monday, August 7, 2023 - 8PM Eastern, Live Free Webinar The Historic New Orleans Collection has built an extensive collection of materials related to John Law de Lauriston (1671–1729). Law was a Scottish gambler, banker, and monetary [...]

Stamps & Autographs: BALPEX2023

Delta Baltimore Hunt Valley Inn 245 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, MD, United States

Stamp & Autographs: A Match Made in Heaven BALPEX2023 The Baltimore Philatelic Society presents this 85th Annual Stamp Show at the Deer Hunt Valley Inn. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday September 1, 2, and 3, 2023. Manuscript collectors are often also stamp collectors. The beauty of stamps and the history behind [...]

Manuscript Mondays – Darwin’s Life in Autographs: Evolution of a Collection


Manuscript Mondays - Darwin's Life in Autographs: The Evolution of a Collection Live, Free Webinar Monday, September 4th, 2023 8:00PM Eastern, 5:00PM Pacific Guest: Dr. Barton Smith               Moderator: Brian Kathenes Join us for an insider’s look at the fascinating life of Charles Darwin, through the incredible autograph collection of [...]

Manuscript Mondays: The Original “Wikipedia” – Siku Quanshu


“The Original Wikipedia:  18th Century Chinese Emperor Qianlong’s Siku Quanshu Project” Free, Live Webinar  CANCELED DUE TO ILLNESS Monday, October 3, 2023 - 8:00 PM Eastern, 5:00PM Pacific (U.S. and Canada) Presenter: Susan Lahey, MA, ISA CAPP Moderator: Brian Kathenes In 1772, Emperor Qianlong of China, a prolific poet, major art patron, and [...]

the Empire State Rare Book and Print Fair

St. Bartholomew's Church 325 Park Avenue, New York, NY, United States

The Empire State Rare Book and Print Fair OCTOBER 5th - 7th, 2023 The Empire State Rare Book and Print Fair brings 56 rare book, print and ephemera exhibitors from across the country to the heart of Manhattan. Browse books, prints and ephemera on a broad range of topics and [...]

$10 – $15

Libraries of Rome – International Travel

The Great Libraries of Rome: October 22 – 30, 2023 THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! The Manuscript Society in conjunction with International Seminars Design Inc. presents a tour like no other! Tour the most beautiful libraries of Rome and see their rare manuscript collections. On this specifically designed tour, [...]

At The Rosenbach: Hunt for History

the Rosenbach 2008-2010 Delancy Place, Philadelphia, PA, United States

The Rosenbach Presents Nathan Raab, Author of The Hunt for History October 26, 2023 - 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm About The event As the Rosenbach considers the fascinating history of the American presidency in its new exhibition Succession: Why Presidential History Matters Now, join us for a unique, behind-the-scenes [...]

$7.50 – $15.00

Manuscript Mondays: Rare Book Collecting with Ken Gloss


Manuscript Mondays: The Inside Scoop on Rare Book Collecting with Ken Gloss Free, Live Webinar November 6th, 2023  -  8:00PM Eastern, 5:00PM Pacific Guest: Ken Gloss      Moderator: Brian Kathenes Ken will discuss growing up in the book business and show some of his favorite finds while enjoying “the thrill [...]

Manuscript Mondays – Thanksgiving Leftovers: Open Discussion


Manuscript Mondays Thanksgiving Leftovers:  A Manuscript Society virtual gathering! Monday, December 4, 2023 - 8:00PM Eastern, 5:00PM Pacific Moderator: Brian Kathenes   - We’ll chat about our favorite manuscript memories from 2023 - Share a favorite piece from your collection - Ask questions of fellow members - Talk about what’s [...]