Articles tagged with: manuscript

John Lennon manuscripts, drawings sell for $2.9 million at auction

on Wednesday, 04 June 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

John Lennon manuscripts, drawings sell for $2.9 million at auction
(Reuters) - Original manuscripts and drawings by former Beatle John Lennon, produced for two acclaimed books he wrote in the mid-1960s, sold for $2.9 million on Wednesday, more than double the pre-sale estimate, Sotheby's auction house said.

Working Draft of Orson Welles’s Script for ‘Citizen Kane’ to Be Auctioned

on Thursday, 27 February 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

By ALLAN KOZINN

Orson Welles’s personal copy of an early script for “Citizen Kane” will be offered for auction at Sotheby’s in London on March 6.

Jane Austen fragment found: but what's behind it?

on Monday, 03 February 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

by Alison Flood

Scrap of paper, transcribing part of a sermon by her brother, shows imprint of other writing on its reverse, which scholars are investigating

Long-lost diary of Nazi Alfred Rosenberg turned over to Holocaust Museum

on Tuesday, 17 December 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

By Michael E. Ruane

Alfred Rosenberg joined the Nazis before Adolf Hitler did. He later served as the party’s interim leader. He wrote a virulent, best-selling book about the “Aryan” struggle against Jews.

Ransom Paid for 1874 Kidnapping

on Friday, 15 November 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

Ransom Paid for 1874 Kidnapping
An anonymous buyer purchased the Charley Ross kidnapping letters for $20,000

Harry Belafonte sues Martin Luther King Jr's heirs

on Wednesday, 16 October 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

By Layne Weiss

New York - Harry Belafonte, 86, sued the estate of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Tuesday over three documents that used to be in Mr. Belafonte's collection of memorabilia, The New York Times reports.

Govt to ask for 900-year-old manuscript back from Oxford University

on Monday, 23 September 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

The Annals of Inisfallen – written in 1092 – have been on display in the Bodleian Library.

Manuscript of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s first novel digitized for public access

on Wednesday, 11 September 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

BY PATIENCE HAGGIN

The original manuscript of American author F. Scott Fitzgerald’s first novel, “This Side of Paradise,” has been digitized and made publicly accessible online, the Princeton University Library announced today.

Shaken and stirred: letters reveal Ian Fleming's tempestuous first love

on Wednesday, 26 March 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

In letters from early 1930s to Edith Morpurgo, Fleming writes: 'I would like to hurt you because you have earned it'

Shaken and stirred: letters reveal Ian Fleming's tempestuous first love
It might sound more Fifty Shades of Grey than 007, but a series of letters by a young Ian Fleming to his Austrian lover see the man who would go on to create James Bond detailing how he would like "to hurt you because you have earned it and in order to tame you like a little wild animal".

Lost Albert Einstein Manuscript Reveals Alternative Big Bang Theory

on Tuesday, 25 February 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

By Hannah Osborne

Albert Einstein once suggested an alternative theory to the Big Bang in a previously undiscovered manuscript.

On View | Long Live “The Little Prince”

on Thursday, 23 January 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

By ADRIENNE GAFFNEY

On View | Long Live “The Little Prince”
The little-known New York roots of a French classic are unearthed in “The Little Prince: A New York Story,” a Morgan Library exhibition that explores the origins of the deceptively profound children’s book.

Springsteen’s Handwritten ‘Born to Run’ Lyrics Head to Auction

on Wednesday, 27 November 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

By ALLAN KOZINN

The lyrics to “Born to Run,” the evocative title track of Bruce Springsteen’s third album, from 1975, seem to roll off Mr. Springsteen’s tongue on the recording, a torrent of inspired urban car-culture imagery.

The digital Dickinson

on Wednesday, 23 October 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

Sophisticated site gathers her poems, in her handwriting, for all to see and study

By Corydon Ireland, Harvard Staff Writer

A biographer once praised reticent and retiring Emily Dickinson for “the modest littleness of her person.”

So what might this 19th-century poet make of the decidedly immodest archive of her poems being released today, bringing to light in one digital place most of her surviving manuscripts?

Historic Mohave County records rescued - but why did they need saving?

on Tuesday, 24 September 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

Decades of documents were abandoned at Kingman Airport

KINGMAN - Nearly 100 years of Mohave County records would have disappeared into the desert dust if it had not been for the Mohave Museum of History and Arts.

Bellini opera fragment found in Spain

on Tuesday, 17 September 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

Rare fragment of an opera score handwritten by 19th century Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini found in Spain.

Bellini opera fragment found in Spain
By Telegraph Reporters and AFP
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