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Vol.3,Iss.3:New Acquisitions & New Videos

3/23/2012
 

 

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New Acquisitions and New Videos

Spring has definitely come to University Archives. We are busy renewing our inventory with many new acquisitions which we are happy to present a few to you in our latest newsletter. Have you ever taken the time to view some of our instructional videos on our website? We have posted several new ones, including one on going to an Antiquarian Book Fair. The next one we will be attending is the New York Antiquarian Book Fair which is held annually at the Park Avenue Armory April 13 – 15, 2012. For more information click NYC Book Fair Please come by our booth!

Currently we are listing some of our premier items on eBay with Buy It Now and Best Offer to view, click HERE.

For very interesting, but lower valued items, we have entrusted the assistance of Herman Darvick to list these items starting at $9.99, click HERE.

Please visit the University Archives website to access our inventory, with over 20,000 items available for purchase. 

Name

Babe Ruth

ID#

54867

Headline

Signed Photograph! Superb 3¼ inch long Perfect “10” black ink signature of the “Sultan of Swat.”

   

Date

[November 1933]

Price

Place

[Maine]

$8,000.00

 

Name

Theodore Roosevelt

ID#

54890

Headline

Theodore Roosevelt, as President of the Boone and Crockett Club, signs the society’s resolution thanking President Benjamin Harrison and Secretary of the Interior John W. Noble for establishing the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, the country’s first forest reserve, greatly enlarging Yellowstone National Park, “and for having set apart the Sequoia Park, for the preservation of the great trees of the Pacific slope…” – from the Papers of John W. Noble.

   

Date

April 8, 1891

Price

Place

[New York, NY]

$9,500.00

 

Name

[George Washington]
Newspapers

ID#

54888

Headline

The Connecticut Journal publishes leaked information that George Washington would not seek a third term in a report dating five days before the first publication of his farewell address.

   

Date

September 21, 1796

Price

Place

New Haven, Connecticut

$500.00

Name

Winston Churchill

ID#

54875

Headline

Churchill, 34-year-old President of the Board of Trade in Asquith’s Liberal Government, thanks a German official for his assistance in Strassbourg when he had visited its Labour Exchange.

   

Date

September 24, [1909]

Price

Place

Whitehall Gardens S.W. [London]

$4,000.00

Name

Benjamin Harrison, (President)

ID#

54894

Headline

Not wishing to make “another mistake” in an appointment, President Harrison consults with his Secretary of the Interior on a successor to his inept Commissioner of Pensions who had resigned a week earlier, mentioning powerful Republicans in Congress who have advised him on what to do.

   

Date

September 19, 1889

Price

Place

Deer Park, [Maryland]

$3,500.00

 

Name

Eugene O'Neill

ID#

54898

Headline

Superb Rare Signed Photograph of Eugene O’Neill on the wharf at Provincetown inscribed to his psychiatrist, Dr. Louis Bisch – one of the finest known!

   

Date

c. 1924/1925

Price

Place

n.p.

$5,000.00

 

Name

Alexander Fleming

ID#

54876

Headline

Signed photograph of Dr. Fleming in his laboratory in 1943, the year his discovery was first used to treat wounded soldiers, with a bottle labeled “Penicillin” on his desk – possibly the finest known signed photograph extant.

   

Date

1953

Price

Place

n.p.

$4,500.00

                    

Name

Ronald Reagan

ID#

54845

Headline

Signed “presidential” Post-It!

   

Date

n.d.

Price

Place

n.p.

$600.00

 

Name

John Adams

ID#

54900

Headline

Framed Display! During the XYZ Affair and the Quasi-War with France, at the time the French were seizing American merchant ships, President John Adams boldly signed this lower portion of Ship’s Papers.

   

Date

c. Nov/Dec 1799

Price

Place

[Philadelphia]

$3,600.00

 

 

Name

The Beatles

ID#

54871

Headline

Rare Original “Liverpool Echo Pop Special Salute to the Beatles” newspaper signed on the cover photograph by John, Paul, and George on their return to England after their first trip to America – with an autograph of Ringo

   

Date

[Feb 22/23, 1964]

Price

Place

Lancashire, England

$5,500.00

 

Name

[Myles Standish]

ID#

54882

Headline

Richard Standish of Duxbury, Lancashire, likely a relative of Plymouth Colony leader Myles Standish, consolidates his control over his manor.

   

Date

March 13, [1645]

Price

Place

Duxbury, Lanchashire

$4,500.00

 

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                                                John Reznikoff of University
                                                Archives at the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair

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