Historic New England accepting nominations for 2014 Prize for Collecting Works on Paper

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March 11, 2014 by MaryBeth

Do you know someone who has assembled an impressive collection of photographs, drawings, ephemera, or other works on paper that …
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NY Times: Discovery Leads Yale to Revise a Chapter of Its Black History

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March 3, 2014 by SherylJaeger

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Edward Bouchet has long been recognized as the school’s first African-American graduate, but newly uncovered records suggest another man earned …
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New York Times Article – 54 Drawers “I found a life, in paper”

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February 19, 2014 by SherylJaeger

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On the topic of how and what we collection there is an eight part series in the New York Times, …
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Passport 1814 — Commonwealth Of Massachusetts

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February 4, 2014 by MaryBeth

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Signed By Caleb Strong Which Had A Influential Role In Drafting The United States Constitution By Tom Topol Early 19th …
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Pop-ups from Prague A Centennial Celebration of the Graphic Artistry of Vojtech Kubašta (1914-1992) From the Collection of Ellen G. K. Rubin

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January 12, 2014 by SherylJaeger

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Another Ephemera Society member, Ellen Rubin, presents an exhibition at the Grolier Club. Pop go the pop-up books in a …
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“Selling the Dwelling: The Books That Built America’s Houses, 1775-2000.”

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January 12, 2014 by SherylJaeger

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Through Friday February 7, 2014 in our Ground Floor Gallery:“Selling the Dwelling: The Books That Built America’s Houses, 1775-2000.” An …
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Civil War “Dog Tags”: Sutlers Solve the ID Dilemma

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January 7, 2014 by MaryBeth

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By Steve Swain During the American Civil War, soldiers were concerned that their bodies would not be identified in the …
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2015 Ephemera Society of America: Philip Jones Fellowship Announcement

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September 27, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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The Ephemera Society of America invites applications for the Philip Jones Fellowship for the Study of Ephemera. This competition, now …
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JEWISH WELFARE BOARD POSTCARD – KEY TO A GENEALOGICAL TREASURE By John G. Sayers

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September 14, 2013 by SherylJaeger

One of a large set of Jewish Welfare Board Troopship postcards

Jewish Welfare Board (JWB) postcards and ephemera represent a collecting field which continues to grow. This is the third article …
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Dame of the Dictionaries – Society Member Madeline Kripke

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September 2, 2013 by SherylJaeger

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ESA member Madeline Kripke was recently featured when narratively  did a series of articles on mini-museums in NYC. The article begins… …
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