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JFK Library to Make Jackie Kennedy's Papers Public

on Wednesday, 15 February 2012. Posted in General Autograph News

 

Some of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy's personal papers, including notes from her televised White House tour 50 years ago, are now public for the first time.

Burmese Letter to King George II Deciphered After More Than 250 Years

Written by Autograph Collector's Daily on Wednesday, 25 January 2012. Posted in General Autograph News

Burmese Letter to King George II Deciphered After More Than 250 Years

telegraph - The letter, sent by King Alaungphaya, was an effusive and gushing appeal for camaraderie and trade with Britain. 

Obama's signature - is it real or has it signed by an autopen ?

on Thursday, 23 June 2011. Posted in General Autograph News

Overseas and out of reach when lawmakers passed an extension of certain provisions of the Patriot Act it had been signed by an autopen

Obama's signature - is it real or has it signed by an autopen ?

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the open secret that nobody in government wants to talk about: That cherished presidential signature that‘s tucked away in a scrapbook or framed for all to see might never have passed under the president’s hand.

David Livingstone Letter Reveals Explorer Ate Elephant

on Saturday, 02 April 2011. Posted in General Autograph News

David Livingstone Letter Reveals Explorer Ate Elephant

BBC - A letter which describes how David Livingstone killed and ate an elephant during a African expedition has sold for £28,800 at auction.

Dwight D. Eisenhower – New Autopen and Signature Stamp Patterns Discovered

Written by Andreas Wiemer on Monday, 30 January 2012. Posted in General Autograph News

one of the 100 most important documents in American history was signed by Autopen

Eisenhower Autopen signature published in

 

Andreas Wiemer & Rick Schnake

discovered that oe of the 100 most important documents in American history was signed by Autopen

The Case of the Disappearing Documents

on Friday, 30 September 2011. Posted in General Autograph News

By ELLEN GAMERMAN

The Case of the Disappearing Documents
One collector's love for presidential memorabilia lasted decades—and led to an indictment roiling a cloistered world..

At age 10, Barry Landau wrote a letter to Dwight D. Eisenhower, admiring his "very beautiful" wife and offering his assessment of where the general stood in the country's pantheon of great leaders. "I think you lived the most exciting and the most interesting life then [sic] any other President of our United States," according to a copy of the letter released by the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum.

Ronald Reagan: Celebrating the Centennial of His Birth 1911-2011

on Sunday, 24 April 2011. Posted in General Autograph News

View Our Virtual History Exhibitions Online

copyright shapell.org

 

This exhibition features letters, manuscripts and signed photos that celebrate various aspects of the remarkable life and character of Ronald Reagan, the 40th U.S. President. There are examples of his optimism and his pessimism; letters about his fierce presumption of racial equality, and manuscripts decrying riots, lawlessness and a coercive state. Featured, too, is a photo of Reagan at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin inscribed “Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!” Present is a letter written shortly after surviving his own assassination attempt saying, typically, that he was feeling fine. Ronald Reagan led an extraordinary life: this exhibit allows us to celebrate its rich diversity.

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