In April 2018, the Society had it’s annual meeting in New Orleans. Along with the amazing architecture, history and music there is the food, wonderful, glorious food. One of the attendees, Susan Hecht, a self described non-foodie, shares her travels through the gastronomy of New Orleans. Follow the Food: Whereby a non-foodie recounts the annual […]
Manuscript Digest –September 2018– This complimentary e-digest, launched in 2012, covers significant acquisitions and sales, manuscripts lost and found, rare books and ephemera, document conservation, and more.
The Manuscript Society Board of Trustees has the responsibility of governing The Manuscript Society. All are members of the Society, have served on committees and are nominated from the membership. Not all are collectors but each has a commitment to the goals of the society to preserve, collect and educate. Each is a volunteer and […]
Manuscript Digest –August 2018– This complimentary e-digest, launched in 2012, covers significant acquisitions and sales, manuscripts lost and found, rare books and ephemera, document conservation, and more.
Have you ever wondered how a person gets hooked on collecting? Maybe it is the first autograph you got from a sports figure. Maybe it was a chance opportunity on the subway, at an airport or in a restaurant. Once you are bitten you are often hooked. Manuscript Society member Ed Bomsey tells his story. […]
Manuscript Society President, Allen Ottens, introduces the new David Chesnutt Editor for Manuscripts to the membership. “Let me introduce Bradley D. Cook as the next David R. Chesnutt Editor of Manuscripts. After having been chosen from a nation-wide pool of applicants. Brad will soon take over the editorial duties from Michael Dabrishus who has served […]
Our summer road trip takes us to the San Jacinto Museum of History, a longtime institutional member of the Manuscript Society is located in La Porte, Texas. Our host is Lisa Struthers, director of its Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library. Al Ottens, the Manuscript Society’s president, recently contacted her to find what makes the museum […]