Anthony Mourek, Tim Benson and Scott Stantis recently formed a panel discussing: Political Cartoons: Then and Now. The panel was sponsored by the Caxton Club and Loyola University of Chicago. All three men looked at the past, discussed the present and considered the future of political cartooning.  Anthony Mourek is no stranger to sharing his […]

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It is that time of year again! Falling leaves, billowing snow, and Manuscript Society 2020 Membership Renewal! The mailing is at the Post Office! I hope you will take a moment to renew your membership. Once you open  the mailing please complete the form enclosed, write a check and use the enclosed return envelope.  You […]

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In 2016, the City of Pittsburgh began the process of evaluating and cataloging its vast collection of historical materials and records. These records range from documents, letters, and maps to minute books chronicling some of the earliest days of Pittsburgh’s history. Many are over 200 years old. Unfortunately there are gaps in the records. As […]

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Virginia has HISTORY! This historic region of the country is the site for the Manuscript Society 2020 Annual Meeting. When: Tuesday, May 12 through Saturday, May 16, 2020. Where: Headquarters will be at the Colonial Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, Virginia. The planners have traveled the countryside visiting venues, restaurants, archives, historical societies, and libraries to […]

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September 10th has come and gone.  But members of the Manuscript Society can access the Webinar: Fakes, Phonies and Forgeries. Fakes, Phonies and Forgeries online. Led by Brian Kathenes, ISA CAPP, attendees from around the world learned techniques to spot forgeries, autopens, secretarials and more. Questions were taken from participants.  Now available on our Members […]

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John Jay, John Marshall, Roger Taney, Salmon P. Chase, Oliver Wendell Holmes and William Howard Taft.  All members of the United States Supreme Court. But you knew that. They are only a few of the justices highlighted in a new on-line exhibit. Featured are some of the notable portraits and documents available in the United […]

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