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 03, 2018

Rare Items Stolen from Carnegie Library

By |2018-03-19T15:34:13+00:00March 19, 2018|News|3 Comments

Rare and valuable atlases, maps, and large plate books that show the colorful breadth of Western civilization have been stolen from the rare books room of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Oakland. The theft of 314 items includes a first edition of Isaac Newton’s “Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica” from [...]

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 [...]

19 01, 2018

Golden Age of Manuscripts, Archives, and Culture

By |2018-01-19T15:32:27+00:00January 19, 2018|News|0 Comments

The Manuscript Society announces an extraordinary opportunity to see the archival and manuscript treasures of the Netherlands as they are seldom been seen. Manuscripts Society Trustee Alfred Lemmon of The Historic New Orleans Collection and cultural tour specialist Nick Fritz, a veteran of 40 years of specialized tours of the [...]

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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