First issue of journal of National Society of Autograph Collectors. The journal title later was changed to Manuscripts.
Photograph of Colton Storm, curator of manuscripts and maps at the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan, addressing persons who attended the banquet of the first annual meeting of the National Society of Autograph Collectors at Ann Arbor, Michigan,May 17-18, 1948.
Photograph of a manuscript copy of an early draft of the Declaration of Independence being looked over by a resident of Saginaw, Michigan, who attended the first annual meeting of the National Society of Autograph Collectors. The manuscript was the one through which George III of England learned that the colonies wanted their freedom.
Photograph of exhibition hall at third annual meeting of the National Society of Autograph Collectors in Washington, D.C., 1950, the first time the society met in the nation's capital.
Brochure from manuscript sale in Washington, D.C., 1950, third annual meeting.
Name tag from the Manuscript Society national convention in Washington, D.C. in 1963, the second time the group met in this city.
Program from the 1963 meeting.