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Vol.2, Iss.16: September Birthdays


September Birthdays

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.

Recently, Herman Darvick, our lead researcher, who has been in the field for over 30 years, was featured on PBS History Detectives, authenticating a 1775 almanac. To see this episode click History Detectives.

Highlighting the variety and depth of our collections, we have chosen to show you items of some notable people who were all born in September.

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

Name Edgar Rice Burroughs ID# 51929
Headline Edgar Rice Burroughs writes a newspaper editor about "...the number of newspapers that wrap their editions with the Tarzan Color Page on the outside. I know that some sixty or seventy papers do."  
Date April 6, 1937 Price
Place Tarzana, CA $1,500.00

Name Marquis De Lafayette ID# 53772
Headline A terrific display piece, one page ALS of Lafayette in English, regarding the election of John Quincy Adams, with exciting reference to "American Tunes, Washington's March, and Yankee Doodle"  
Date November 7, 1828 Price
Place LaGrange $3,500.00

Name Queen Elizabeth I ID# 53400
Headline Framed Display! Rare Elizabeth I Document Signed by the Queen, with arguably the finest intact wax seal extant depicting her on both sides, countersigned by four others including her lover, Robert Dudley.  
Date 1563 Price
Place England $75,000.00

Name Roger Maris
ID# 53564
Headline Signed Photo of Baseball's Reigning A.L. Home Run champ Roger Maris.  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $750.00


Name David H. Lawrence ID# 53523
Headline D.H. Lawrence, in the midst of writing his Etruscan essays, tells a friend that she is welcome to stay at his place, Villa Mirenda, in August and September, for, "If I go on with my work I'm doing, we shall be here till end of July..."  
Date June 7, 1927 Price
Place Florence, Italy $2,000.00

Name Warren Burger ID# 51999
Headline Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Warren E. Burger signs a card affixed to a copy of "We The People - The Commission on teh Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, 1985-1992 Final Report." The foreword of the book was penned by Burger, who chaired the Commission.  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $400.00

Name Jim Henson ID# 52187
Headline Jim Henson's signed contract for his services as a puppeteer for the 14th season of "Sesame Street".  
Date August 1, 1982 Price
Place New York, New York $1,200.00

Name John Coltrane ID# 38116
Headline Unique find. An early musical study of Jazz great, John Coltrane  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $2,500.00

Name George Gershwin ID# 53032
Headline An absolutely outstanding George Gershwin signed check in a lovely display, made out to "Quaker Ridge Golf Club".  
Date September 6, 1933 Price
Place [New York] $1,600.00

Name [Samuel Adams] ID# 53260
Headline Scarce 1796 official broadside of the controversial Massachusetts resolution on the upcoming presidential election that placed John Adams in office and named Jefferson his Vice-President, signed in print by Declaration Signer and Massachusetts Governor Samuel Adams.  
Date 1796 Price
Place Massachusetts $5,500.00


Name [Truman Capote] ID# 51631
Headline The blue-and-white checkered vest 23-year-old Truman Capote owned and wore in the famous photograph which appeared on the back dust jacket of his first published novel, "Other Voices, Other Rooms" - it made a huge impression on 20-year-old Andy Warhol who often talked about the picture and wrote fan letters to Capote - and helped make the book a best seller.  
Date [1947] Price
Place n.p. $2,500.00


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