6 07, 2021

Digest: June-July 2021

By |2021-07-06T16:08:36+00:00July 6, 2021|MS Digest|0 Comments

Manuscript Digest – June-July 2021 – This complimentary e-digest, now published bi-monthly, covers significant acquisitions and sales, manuscripts lost and found, rare books and ephemera, document conservation, and more. […] […]

23 06, 2021

American Antiquarian Society – Virtual Visit

By |2021-06-22T16:38:10+00:00June 23, 2021|News|0 Comments

AAS founder Isaiah Thomas's original indenture as a "poor child" age 7 to printer Zechariah Fowle Virtual Visit American Antiquarian Society Worcester, Massachusetts • www.americanantiquarian.org Come along for a virtual visit to the American Antiquarian Society. During the Manuscript Society’s 2019 annual meeting, Curator of Manuscripts Ashley Cataldo [...]

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 [...]

26 04, 2021

Quarantine: A Collector’s Story of Discovery

By |2021-05-19T18:34:40+00:00April 26, 2021|Articles, News|0 Comments

Quarantine: A Collector’s Story Stuart P. Embury, MD I’ve come to believe that the members of the Manuscript Society might have an advantage during these trying times. This hiatus has given collectors the opportunity to devote additional attention to their holdings. Just before the onset of the pandemic, I purchased [...]

20 04, 2021

Rendell Collection on Forgery to Grolier Club

By |2021-04-19T20:04:33+00:00April 20, 2021|News|1 Comment

Forging History: The Detection of Forged Historical Manuscripts From The Grolier Club: March 2021, New York The Grolier Club Library is pleased to announce the receipt of a major gift, the Collection on the Detection of Forged Handwriting, which is the most important and comprehensive collection on the [...]

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