Manuscript Society (2021)2022-08-02T17:08:06-04:00

Welcome to The Manuscript Society

The Mission of the Manuscript Society is to encourage the collection and preservation of manuscripts and documents; to stimulate and aid collectors in their various collecting specialties; to facilitate the exchange of information and knowledge among collectors, scholars, dealers and the general public; and to promote the highest professional and ethical standards.

Featured

Manuscript Mondays monthly webinars banner

Manuscript Mondays

The Manuscript Society is hosting monthly webinars on topics for collectors.  Each hour long webinar provides an opportunity to peek behind the scenes of valuations, writing & publishing, purchasing/selling, auctions and more.  Find out more about upcoming webinars!

Read More
Handwritten letter from 1785

Forgotten No More: Honoring Revolutionary War Veterans

Like many collectors, the Covid-19 pandemic forced me to stay home more than usual. I’ve re-read favorite books, completed nagging home projects, and delved deep into researching letters and documents in my collection.

Read More
"Meet the Board" graphic

2022 Officers and Trustees Elected

At first in-person meeting since 2019, the May 2022 business meeting was held in Williamsburg, Virginia. The attending membership approved the new officers and the new members of the Board of Trustees.

Read More

Latest Digest

Recent Posts

2022 Officers and Trustees Elected

Board of Trustees and Officers 2022-2023 At the first in-person meeting since 2019, the May 2022 business meeting was held in Williamsburg, Virginia. The attending membership approved the new officers and the new members of the Board of Trustees. Here are the Officers and Board of Trustees of The Manuscript [...]

June 14, 2022|

New York City Auction Regulations Repealed

To the surprise of even auction houses, New York City has repealed its regulations that applied to book and art auctions.  According to city officials, the actions were taken as a way to make New York City more conducive to business. Yet, did not the regulations give confidence to auction [...]

June 1, 2022|

How to Preserve Ancient Manuscripts

Manuscript Preservation is always a challenge Paper does not last forever. One of the most significant challenges is acidic degradation.  Libraries and archive collections are a valued resource for our history and culture, containing the wealth of human knowledge and artistic expression. They contain some of the earliest writings ever [...]

May 26, 2022|





Monthly Digest Icon

Blog Categories

Advertisers

PADA
Go to Top