21 09, 2020

Americana is a Creed & Celluloid Paper Trail, reviews

By |2020-09-21T18:29:30+00:00September 21, 2020|Book Reviews, News|0 Comments

As Bill Butts says, “It is all about education."  The educated collector is the savvy collector. Each year reference works, how-tos, exhibition catalogs, bibliographies, and memoirs useful to collectors are published. Unfortunately, they receive little attention in the media.  Bill takes the time to review 3 to 6 books in [...]

3 06, 2019

Autographs I have Known: George Vogt

By |2019-06-03T12:28:06+00:00June 3, 2019|Collectors Corner|1 Comment

Manuscript Society members come from various backgrounds and quite diverse interests. Collectors, archivists, historians, dealers, universities, historical societies, private libraries and so many others. All have in common the love of paper: signed letters, manuscripts, photographs, preserving history in all of its forms. George Vogt, past president and fellow of [...]

21 11, 2017

Political Cartoons – Documents to Collect?

By |2017-11-21T17:35:39+00:00November 21, 2017|Collectors Corner, News|1 Comment

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 [...]

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