Articles tagged with: american history

Historians unravel mystery of cryptic Lincoln note

on Saturday, 08 March 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

Historians believe they’ve unraveled the mystery of a cryptic note Lincoln penned that doesn’t identify the recipient by name and has a section clipped out.

On Lincoln`s Mind: A plea for help from the frontier

on Thursday, 19 September 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

The Papers of Abraham Lincoln Posted Sep 19, 2013 @ 01:01 AM

Editor’s note: With Nov. 19 marking the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, The Papers of Abraham Lincoln will feature letters to or by Lincoln, written between the end of Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863, and his famous speech. 


A lucky find, but not for her

on Sunday, 08 September 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

By Edward Colimore, Inquirer Staff Writer POSTED: September 09, 2013

Curiosity got the better of Christine Ridout a year ago when she browsed through an estate sale at a Buffalo home and spotted the gray cardboard glove box on a kitchen table.

Inside were six fragile, tattered documents. The timeworn parchment and graceful handwriting were eye-catching.

200 years later, George Washington finally gets his presidential library

on Thursday, 26 September 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

By Michael E. Ruane, Published: September 27

The new president of the United States got out his copy of the Acts of Congress, turned to the Constitution and looked up his duties.

Professor Says He Has Solved a Mystery Over a Slave’s Novel

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

By JULIE BOSMAN, Published: September 18, 2013

In 2002, a novel thought to be the first written by an African-American woman became a best seller, praised for its dramatic depiction of Southern life in the mid-1850s through the observant eyes of a refined and literate house servant.

Lincolns letter took a long mysterious path to Tacoma

on Saturday, 24 August 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

Published: August 24, 2013




A copy of letter from Abraham Lincoln written to a nephew in Oregon in 1860, then photo-copied - literally - onto two glass negatives around World War I in Tacoma. Not seen since then, those negatives were re-discovered this year by the Tacoma Historical Society, which was going through dozens of donated boxes of negatives.

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  • NBA Global Games 2014 in Berlin

    NBA Global Games 2014 in Berlin

    NBA Global Games 2014 in Berlin was great opportunity for basketball fans to obtain autographs from members of NBA Champions San Antonio Spurs. A game was planned on 8th October, but the team already arrived to Berlin on 5th October. I came to capitol of Germany 1 day later. It gave me more than a 2 days to collect.  Players, coaches and stuff stayed in The Ritz Carlton Hotel, well-situated in the city centre, not so far Grosser Tiergarten or Brandenburg Tor, what furthered to coming out of hotel.
  • Monaco 2010

    Monaco 2010

    Jenson Button:

    He was in a good mood and tried to fullfil as many autograph wishes as he can. But you have to be at the right place at the right time. Sometimes two autographs were possible.

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    Formula One testings in Barcelona 2011

    All the interest was focused on Sebastian. During the day it was nearly impossible to collect his autograph. But there was a good chance in the late evening. Then all the fans were away so we got our requested signatures. Great to see that Sebastian is still very kind although he is a Champion!

     

  • Collecting autographs at F1 Grand Prix at Monaco 2013

    Collecting autographs at F1 Grand Prix at Monaco 2013

    All in all it was tough to collect autographs at Monaco this year. There are more and more professional collectors who make the drivers angry. They are not experienced without any good behavior. So it is normal that difficult drivers behave stressed and unlikely… 

     


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