16 06, 2022

2021 Award Winning Biography: General John A. Rawlins: No Ordinary Man

By |2022-06-16T16:30:29-04:00June 16, 2022|News|0 Comments

The Manuscript Society announces, Allen Ottens, society member and past president, has won the 2021 Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award for his biography, General John A. Rawlins: No Ordinary Man. Allen Ottens   The AHF Distinguished Writing Awards program established in 1997,  recognizes authors who make a [...]

1 06, 2022

New York City Auction Regulations Repealed

By |2022-06-01T16:23:00-04:00June 1, 2022|News|0 Comments

To the surprise of even auction houses, New York City has repealed its regulations that applied to book and art auctions.  According to city officials, the actions were taken as a way to make New York City more conducive to business. Yet, did not the regulations give confidence to auction [...]

26 05, 2022

How to Preserve Ancient Manuscripts

By |2022-05-26T11:57:54-04:00May 26, 2022|Collectors Corner, News|0 Comments

Medieval Illuminated Manuscript - credit: AJF and Almay Stock Photo 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 [...]

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