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Vol. 4, Iss. 6: More Unique Christmas Gifts




More Unique Holiday Gifts

We've extended the 10% discount from our last newsletter until December 3rd, and included some more fascinating items, shown below. Please check our website www.universityarchives.com for a more complete selection of our material.  For personal assistance, please call 203-454-0111 and ask for the head of our Sales Department, Sandie Galaro.

Name Robert E. Lee ID# 57204
Headline Robert E. Lee acknowledges vouchers from his agent, William O. Winston, relating to the estate of his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis, adopted son of George Washington – Winston was helping Lee hire out his rebellious slaves  
Date c. 1858 Price
Place [Arlington House, Virginia] $5,000.00
Name Russian Cosmonauts
Gene Cernan
ID# 57202
Headline From Cernan’s Personal Collection! Signed self-portrait of the first man to walk in space, Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, also signed by the American astronaut who broke his spacewalk record, Gene Cernan, later the last man to walk on the Moon  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $750.00


Name Neil Armstrong
Apollo XI Astronauts
ID# 56731
Headline Rare Neil Armstrong Signed Check relating to interest on his pension  
Date June 30, 1987 Price
Place [Cincinnati, Ohio] $13,500.00
Name Babe Ruth ID# 56547
Headline Superb signed photograph of Babe Ruth inscribed to the producer of “Play Ball”  
Date 1948 Price
Place n.p. $7,900.00

Name Franklin D. Roosevelt ID# 56782
Headline FDR’s Signed Registration for his 1935 Ford Truck  
Date [January 3, 1940] Price
Place Hyde Park, New York $3,800.00

Name Harry S. Truman ID# 53302
Headline Astounding Truman Masonic Collection! Full-page ALS of Truman, as Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Missouri, to John W. Snyder with the document creating Snyder a “Sovereign Grand Inspector General 33°” signed by Truman in the upper left as 33° Past Grand-Master Missouri and more.  
Date Various Price
Place Various $5,750.00

Name Susan B. Anthony ID# 56510
Headline Susan B. Anthony writes to famed impersonator Helen Potter “then you must be our suffrage head for Oneida Court!!...”  
Date November 28, 1891 Price
Place Rochester, NY $2,000.00

Name Walt Disney ID# 55434
Headline Signed Disney Courvoisier color cel set-up from the beloved 1945 feature “Three Caballeros”  
Date c. 1945 Price
Place [Burbank, California] $6,500.00

Name Andy Warhol ID# 56980
Headline Twice-signed First Edition of Warhol’s “POPism The Warhol ‘60s”  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $1,500.00

Name Watergate
Richard Nixon
ID# 56844
Headline Amazing, extensive collection of 140+ notable Watergate signatures, including President Nixon, reporters Woodward & Bernstein, key players Haldeman & Erlichman, and all members of the Senate Watergate Committee.  
Date 1973-2003 Price
Place Various $7,500.00

Name Sandy Koufax ID# 56656
Headline Huge Signed Photograph of Koufax after his 4th No-Hitter  
Date [April 4, 2005] Price
Place n.p. $1,500.00

Name [Annie Oakley] ID# 51014
Headline Presentation sharpshooters rifle owned by Annie Oakley.  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $15,000.00

Name Olympics ID# 56895
Headline Olympic Torch carried in the 1996 Olympic Torch Relay  
Date June 15-16, 1996 Price
Place Rhode Island $2,500.00

Name Declaration of Independence ID# 56708
Headline Rare Force engraving of the Declaration of Independence printed in 1848.  
Date 1848 Price
Place Washington DC $48,000.00

Name Muhammad Ali ID# 54552
Headline Arguably the most famous sports photograph of all time – signed by Muhammad Ali!  
Date 2008? Price
Place n.p. $1,750.00

Name Samuel F.B. Morse ID# 56606
Headline Visually stunning framed archive of three items in Morse's own hand, mounted with a clickable telegraph key!  
Date 1844 Price
Place n.p. $3,900.00

Name Neil Armstrong ID# 56976
Headline Armstrong’s personalized golf ball and autograph sentiment signed, with provenance  
Date [1984] Price
Place [Ohio] $3,500.00

Name King Louis XIII of France ID# 54879
Headline Attractive Document with complete wax seal and large hand-colored armorial signed by the 19-year-old King and, as Secretary of State, by Phelypeaux, founder of the Pontchartrain-Maurepas family of five generations of French statesmen.  
Date November 1620 Price
Place France $2,900.00

Name Abraham Lincoln ID# 56940
Headline Superb Krone Abraham Lincoln Limited Edition Rollerball Pen honoring the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation – includes two words handwritten by Lincoln!  
Date [2012] Price
Place Buffalo Grove, Illinois $3,250.00

Name [Abraham Lincoln] ID# 56757
Headline 127 photos from Frederick Hill Meserve's collection, 6 photos of Abraham Lincoln, 4 photos of his conspirators, one on the day of their hanging. Also included are over 100 photos of Lincoln's cabinet and Statesmen including William Seward, Gideon Welles, James Buchanan. Andrew Jackson, George Washington and Millard Fillmore. Also, military serving under Lincoln, General Grant, John Adams Dix and Nathaniel P. Banks. Several figures of the time Jefferson Davis, Queen Victoria, Edwin Booth, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe and more.  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $25,000.00

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