The Manuscript Society’s expedition to Spain commenced on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the Palace Hotel in Madrid.  The sixteen participants, including Alfred Lemmon, the Board of Trustees member who had planned the week’s tour, gathered for a reception where Alfred introduced us to Archives Specialists Lupe Fernandez Morente and Esther Gonzalez Perez and the […]

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As this year’s Dollars to Scholars campaign comes to a close we can announce that $ 2, 062.00 was received! Thank you to everyone who participated.   If you would still like to make a 2016 tax deductible contribution to the Scholarship Fund please do so. You can add it to your 2017 renewal form […]

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As another year comes to an end and 2017 is about to begin it is once more membership renewal time. Your renewal mailing is in the mail!  I write to not only ask for your renewal but to also share with you happenings this past year. I am pleased to report that the Dollars to […]

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Applications are due February 14, 2017, and decisions will be announced shortly after March 17. About the Grant The $5,000 grant supports research expenses directly related to use of original manuscripts, for example travel to manuscript repositories, photocopies, and user fees. Applicants must be graduate students—doctoral candidates are given preference—at an institution that belongs to […]

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We are very pleased to present a new, easy to use and easy to update website dedicated to The Manuscript Society. As you click through the site you will find pages dedicated to our ongoing projects: Scholarship, Replevin, Hall of Distinction and of course our Annual Meeting. The Collectors Corner has been expanded and is […]

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  The Manuscript Society 2016 Annual Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina was an extraordinary edition of an event that has now been held for over 60 years. We were based at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, with a post meeting day spent touring Magnolia and Middleton Plantations. To set the scene we had 3 […]

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2016’s Annual Meeting is coming up so we thought we’d share some history about Charleston, South Carolina! Think you know your history….how about history originating from 1670?  Charleston, South Carolina’s origins began that year and have been multi-layered ever since.  From being the leading city in the south during colonial times, Charleston was the wealthiest […]

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