Autographs uniquely link people of the past to the present.

Men and women of great principles, of extraordinary achievements, of profound consequence and inspirational leadership, with human feelings and emotions, come alive in the...

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Autograph Collecting in America – a Brief History

By late 1830’s, encouraged by the Jacksonian populist spirit that made important people seem more approachable, the idea of collecting autographs became widespread. And...

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Treasures We Have Hunted

Now for some treasures that were partly hidden. By partly hidden, I mean that the item was in plain site but its nature or...

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From Pliny to Petrarch: A Short History of Collecting Autographs

An Ancient Obsession In ancient times, the autographs of great men were regarded with reverence. The Athenians considered the original manuscripts of their poets...

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