21 05, 2021

Road Trip: Indiana Historical Society

By |2021-05-21T14:40:54+00:00May 21, 2021|Interviews, News|0 Comments

Road Trip: Indiana Historical Society Allen Ottens Perhaps as you’re reading this piece, you can hear some familiar tune faintly in the background. Maybe it’s the beguiling strains of “Begin the Beguine” or the rousing “Blow, Gabriel, Blow.” Whichever it is, it’s likely coming from the Cole Porter Room in [...]

25 02, 2021

J.R.R. Tolkien Collection – Interview with Curator

By |2021-02-25T17:02:24+00:00February 25, 2021|Interviews, News|0 Comments

Collecting Conversations: An Interview with William Fliss, Archivist of Special Collections and University Archives at Marquette University. Curator, J. R. R. Tolkien collection Kevin Segall William Fliss, Archivist of Special Collections and University Archives at Marquette University. Curator, J. R. R. Tolkien collection  J.R.R. Tolkien Collection - Marquette [...]

7 10, 2020

Alfred Lemmon Interview

By |2020-10-07T14:53:36+00:00October 7, 2020|Interviews, News|1 Comment

Collecting Conversations: An interview with Alfred Lemmon, Director of the Williams Research Center of The Historic New Orleans Collection by Beverly Hill Alfred Lemmon, Director of Williams Research Center, HNOC BH: What does your position as director of the Williams Research Center entail?  AL: One of the aspects [...]

10 06, 2019

Dave Smith: Disney Archivist, Collector and Member, A Final Interview

By |2020-09-10T17:22:57+00:00June 10, 2019|Interviews, News|0 Comments

Not long before Dave Smith's unanticipated death, Manuscript Society Board of Trustees member, Kevin Segall sat down with Dave to interview him about his career, collecting interests and any advice he had for young people interested in archives.  That interview from in the Spring issue of Manuscripts, is shared here.  [...]

14 05, 2018

Members Spotlight – Rick Schnake, founder of History In Ink.

By |2020-08-06T16:04:01+00:00May 14, 2018|Interviews, News|0 Comments

Rick Schnake founder of History In Ink. In this piece spotlighting long time members of the Society, society Vice President, Allen Ottens interviews Rick Schnake, founder of History In Ink. Rick is a Springfield, Missouri, attorney, student of history, and current president of the Professional Autograph Dealers Association. [...]

19 01, 2018

Member Spotlight: Filson Historical Society

By |2020-09-10T17:25:03+00:00January 19, 2018|Interviews, News|0 Comments

Across the world of manuscripts, the map is dotted with places waiting to be explored. Many are members of the Manuscript Society. Take a road trip—armchair or otherwise—to visit these venues and discover the wonders within. The  next time you are in (or near) Louisville, Kentucky visit the Filson Historical [...]

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