26 04, 2021

Quarantine: A Collector’s Story of Discovery

By |2021-05-19T18:34:40+00:00April 26, 2021|Articles, News|0 Comments

Quarantine: A Collector’s Story Stuart P. Embury, MD I’ve come to believe that the members of the Manuscript Society might have an advantage during these trying times. This hiatus has given collectors the opportunity to devote additional attention to their holdings. Just before the onset of the pandemic, I purchased [...]

17 11, 2020

Fridtjof Nansen – Arctic Explorer and More

By |2020-11-20T17:00:10+00:00November 17, 2020|Articles, News|0 Comments

Fridtjof Nansen. Image courtesy of the Fram Museum website. Fridtjof Nansen: Arctic Explorer, Scientist, Author, Diplomat, Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize  By   James D. West                        Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930) was an Arctic explorer. Also a skiing enthusiast who was a 12-time cross country champion in his native [...]

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