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American Statesmen
 Anderson, John B. (Letter) $30 Special Offer: $25
TLS from the 1980 independent presidential candidate thanking contributors

 Baker, Newton D. (Photograph) $75 Special Offer: $50
Signed photo while on the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague

 Douglas, Stephen A. (ON HOLD) (Signature) $150 Special Offer: $135
Free frank signature of “The Little Giant”, Lincoln's rival in politics and love

 Goldberg, Arthur J. (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $125
Signed & inscribed photograph of the statesman & jurist

 Goldwater, Barry (Photograph) $125 Special Offer: $95
Signed bust photograph of “Mr. Conservative” , 1964 GOP presidential candidate

 Lansing, Robert (Letter) $225 Special Offer: $175
Uncommon 1917 ALS as Secetary of State, thanking a retired American diplomat for a gift of coffee

 Lansing, Robert (Letter) $225 Special Offer: $150
1916 TLS as Secetary of State, thanks a retired diplomat for assisting with the Second Pan American Scientific Congress

 Morton, Rogers C. B. (Photograph) $35 Special Offer: $30
Signed & inscribed color photo likely while Ford Interior Secretary

 Murphy, Frank (Letter) $195 Special Offer: $150
1948 TLS as Associate Justice – served in Detroit, Manila, Lansing, Justice Department, then to the Supreme Court from 1933-1940!

 Webster, Daniel (Letter) $395 Special Offer: $325
1841 LS as Tyler’s Secretary of State regarding passports


Americana
 Cancel Miranda, Rafael (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $125
Puerto Rican nationalist, with 3 colleagues shot 5 Congressmen in the House of Representativs in 1954

 Lowell, John Amory (Photograph) $175 Special Offer: $125
Boston businessman & philanthropist, 1st Lowell Institute trustee 1839-81, Harvard Fellow 1837-77


Americana-Washington, D.C. Area
 Stoddert, Benjamin (Letter) $350 Special Offer: $295
1801 ALS from the former (1st) Navy Secretary regarding his own tangled finances & investments


Art & Architecture
 Brimmer Jr., Martin (Photograph) $115 Special Offer: $95
Signed 1860 carte-de-visite photo of the Harvard Fellow, 1st president of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts


Aviation & Space
 Armstrong, Neil (Photograph) $3500 Special Offer: $3250
Inscribed & signed NASA color photo in spacesuit, moon in background

 Collins, Michael (Signed NASA Brochure) $395 Special Offer: $350
NASA Apollo 11 Mission Report signed by command module pilot Collins

 Irwin, James B. (Signed Brochure) $135 Special Offer: $110
Religious brochure color cover portrait in space suit signed by the 8th Moonwalker

 Mattern, Jimmie & Griffin, Bennett (Signatures) $70 Special Offer: $50
Signatures of pilots of failed 1932 "Century of Progress" round-the-world flight

 McNarney, Joseph T. (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $125
US Army aviator, Deputy Army Chief of Staff, led US forces in Mediterranean Theater, and US occupation forces in Germany

 Ryan, T. Claude (Photograph) $195 Special Offer: $175
Pioneer airplane manufacturer, company built Lindbergh’s “The Spirit of St. Louis”

 Towers, John H. (Signed Card) $115 Special Offer: $85
Pioneer Navy pilot, with NC-3 on 1919 1st transatlantic flight, commanded 1st US aircraft carrier, ADM Nimitz's deputy in the Pacific Theater

 Towers, John H. (Photograph) $195 Special Offer: $150
Pioneer US Navy aviator,with NC-3 on 1919 1st transatlantic flight, commanded 1st US aircraft carrier, deputy to ADM Nimitz in Pacific


Black (African-American) Leaders
 Anderson, Marian (Autograph Sentiment Signed) $125 Special Offer: $110
1944 autograph sentiment signed by the famed contralto

 Anderson, Marian (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $115
Small photo postcard signed by the noted contralto

 Horne, Lena (Signed Card) $110 Special Offer: $75
Singer, dancer, actress, civil rights activist, 1st Black performer to sign long-term studio contract

 King, Coretta Scott (Signed Cover) $175 Special Offer: $150
JFK assassination 5th anniversary commemorative cover signed by Dr. King's widow

 Wilkins, Roy (Signed Portrait) $115 Special Offer: $95
Led NAACP in 1960's struggle for African-American civil rights


Business & Finance
 Albee II, Edward F. (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $125
Vaudeville impressario (grandfather of the playwright), with partner B. F. Keith, first introduced motion pictures in the US

 Altman, Benjamin (Check) $75 Special Offer: $50
Check signed by the founder of B. Altman & Co. department stores, notable philanthropist

 Biddle, Nicholas (Letter) $275 Special Offer: $225
ALS written shortly after opening state-chartered The Bank of the United States in Pennsylvania

 Burke, John M. (Letter) $150 Special Offer: $135
Buffalo Bill’s famed press agent, one of the great public relations legends

 Burns, William J. (Photograph) $135 Special Offer: $95
1921 signed photo of the famed detective while head of US Bureau of Investigation, FBI forerunner

 Busch Jr., August Anheuser (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $115
Signed photograph of the brewery magnate and baseball executive

 Gifford, Walter S. (Photograph) $60 Special Offer: $40
AT&T president 1925-48, oversaw tremendous corporate growth & pioneering technology

 Lipton, Sir Thomas J. (Letter) $175 Special Offer: $150
1927 TLS to the wife of New York City's Police Commissioner by the celebrated yachtsman, founder of Lipton Tea Co.

 Luce, Henry R. (Letter) $150 Special Offer: $125
ALS from the communications empire founder to the wife of Yale’s president

 Luce, Henry R. (Letter) $150 Special Offer: $125
ALS to the wife of Time Inc.’s vice chairman, an original investor, praising a biography of St. Ignatius Loyola

 Mifflin, George H. (ON HOLD) (Photograph) $60 Special Offer: $40
Boston publisher, president of Houghton Mifflin Company 1908-21

 Putnam, George H. (ON HOLD) (Letter) $50 Special Offer: $35
Notable publisher, President of G. P. Putnam’s Sons for 52 years

 Sinclair, Harry F. (ON HOLD) (Letter) $150 Special Offer: $125
1935 TLS from the founder of Sinclair Oil Co., convicted in “Teapot Dome” scandal, congratulating the new Treasury Department General Counsel!

 Stoddert, Benjamin (Letter) $350 Special Offer: $295
1801 ALS from the former (1st) Navy Secretary regarding his own tangled finances & investments

 Whitney, Harry Payne (Document) $110 Special Offer: $75
Stock transfer document signed by the financier-polo player-horse breeder & racer


Cabinet Members
 Baker, Newton D. (Photograph) $75 Special Offer: $50
Signed photo while on the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague

 Clark, Tom C. (Photograph) $95 Special Offer: $75
Nicely Inscribed 1945 Photo as Attorney General

 Clark, Tom C. (First Day Cover) $50 Special Offer: $40
1968 First Day Cover signed by President Truman's "biggest mistake"

 Goldberg, Arthur J. (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $125
Signed & inscribed photograph of the statesman & jurist

 Lamont, Robert P. (Photograph) $35 Special Offer: $30
Signed photograph of Hoover’s Commerce Secretary

 Lansing, Robert (Letter) $225 Special Offer: $175
Uncommon 1917 ALS as Secetary of State, thanking a retired American diplomat for a gift of coffee

 Lansing, Robert (Letter) $225 Special Offer: $150
1916 TLS as Secetary of State, thanks a retired diplomat for assisting with the Second Pan American Scientific Congress

 Morton, Rogers C. B. (Photograph) $35 Special Offer: $30
Signed & inscribed color photo likely while Ford Interior Secretary

 Stoddert, Benjamin (Letter) $395 Special Offer: $325
Ca. 1801 ALS from the 1st Navy Secretary, engaging in some influence peddling

 Stoddert, Benjamin (Letter) $350 Special Offer: $295
1801 ALS from the former (1st) Navy Secretary regarding his own tangled finances & investments

 Webster, Daniel (Letter) $395 Special Offer: $325
1841 LS as Tyler’s Secretary of State regarding passports

 Work, Hubert (Photograph) $50 Special Offer: $40
Succeeded Albert Fall as Interior Secretary, ran Hoover’s 1928 presidential campaign


Circus
 Burke, John M. (Letter) $150 Special Offer: $135
Buffalo Bill’s famed press agent, one of the great public relations legends


Congress of the US
 Allen, James; Bellmon, Henry; Cook, Marlow; Cranston, Alan; Dole, Bob; Eagleton, Tom; Gravel,Mike; Gurney, Ed; Hughes, Harold; Mathias, Charles "Mac"; Packwood, Bob; Saxbe, Bill; Schweiker, Dick; Stevens, Ted (First Day Cover) $125 Special Offer: $75
1968 FDC signed by 14 then “freshmen” US Senators

 Goldwater, Barry (Photograph) $125 Special Offer: $95
Signed bust photograph of “Mr. Conservative” , 1964 GOP presidential candidate

 Orr, James L. (Document) $90 Special Offer: $75
Speaker Orr summons witness to1859 House inquiry into charges against Navy Dept. & Navy Yard officers

 Orr, James L. (Document) $90 Special Offer: $75
The Speaker of the House summons a former New Hampshire lighthouse keeper before 1859 Select House Committee inquiry into Navy Dept. & Navy Yard officers

 Webster, Daniel (Letter) $395 Special Offer: $325
1841 LS as Tyler’s Secretary of State regarding passports


Educators
 Brimmer Jr., Martin (Photograph) $115 Special Offer: $95
Signed 1860 carte-de-visite photo of the Harvard Fellow, 1st president of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts

 Channing, Walter; Bigelow, Jacob; Hayward, George; Webster, John W.; Ware, John (Signatures) $115 Special Offer: $90
Signatures of 5 notable mid-19th century Harvard Medical School professors, 2 associated with sensational 1849 murder case!

 Hibben, John Grier (Photograph) $50 Special Offer: $35
Philosopher, Presbyterian minister, succeeded Woodrow Wilson as president of Princeton University

 Lowell, John Amory (Photograph) $175 Special Offer: $125
Boston businessman & philanthropist, 1st Lowell Institute trustee 1839-81, Harvard Fellow 1837-77

 Putnam, George (Photograph) $175 Special Offer: $150
Carte-de-visite photo signed by a founder of the Transcendentalist Movement


Explorers & Adventurers
 Brodie, Steve (Signed Card) $115 Special Offer: $85
Colorful Brooklyn bookmaker, claimed to have survived 1886 Brooklyn Bridge jump

 Byrd, Richard E. (Photograph) $295 Special Offer: $250
1927 signed & inscribed sepia photograph in Navy uniform

 Peary, Adm. Robert E. (Letter) $525 Special Offer: $450
Nov. 1904 LS to the Peary Arctic Club Secretary-Treasurer, offers to contribute supplies for a dinner, including "pickled narwhal skin"


First Ladies/First Families of the US
 Wyman, Jane (Letter) $225 Special Offer: $150
Good content 1949 TLS (year her divorce from Ronald Reagan was finalized) mentioning a good deed from a fan, an Oscar night lucky charm!


Inventors
 Black, Alexander (Letter) $85 Special Offer: $60
Inventor of the “picture play”, made President Grover Cleveland a “film star”!


Journalism
 Luce, Henry R. (Letter) $150 Special Offer: $125
ALS from the communications empire founder to the wife of Yale’s president

 Luce, Henry R. (Letter) $150 Special Offer: $125
ALS to the wife of Time Inc.’s vice chairman, an original investor, praising a biography of St. Ignatius Loyola


Law
 Baker, Newton D. (Photograph) $75 Special Offer: $50
Signed photo while on the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague

 Kenyon, Dorothy (Letter) $30 Special Offer: $25
Controversial feminist lawyer-jurist-diplomat


Law & US Supreme Court
 Clark, Tom C. (Photograph) $95 Special Offer: $75
Nicely Inscribed 1945 Photo as Attorney General

 Clark, Tom C. (Letter) $95 Special Offer: $75
1955 ALS on Court notecard to Mrs. Alben Barkley

 Clark, Tom C. (First Day Cover) $50 Special Offer: $40
1968 First Day Cover signed by President Truman's "biggest mistake"

 Clark, Tom C. (Letter) $90 Special Offer: $75
1951 TLS as Associate Justice congratulating a friend whose son is to clerk for renowned 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Learned Hand

 Clark, Tom C. (Letter) $110 Special Offer: $95
1956 ALS on Court notecard sending sympathies to Mrs. Alben Barkley on the death of the former Vice President

 Frankfurter, Felix (First Day Cover) $275 Special Offer: $225
1950 US National Government Sesquicentennial-Judicial Branch stamp First Day Cover signed while Associate Justice, a leader of the Court's conservatives

 Goldberg, Arthur J. (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $125
Signed & inscribed photograph of the statesman & jurist

 Murphy, Frank (Letter) $195 Special Offer: $150
1948 TLS as Associate Justice – served in Detroit, Manila, Lansing, Justice Department, then to the Supreme Court from 1933-1940!

 Nelson, Samuel (Letter) $335 Special Offer: $295
Justice Nelson declines a Congressional banquet invitation to celebrate Washington’s birthday

 Stone, Harlan F. (Photograph) $275 Special Offer: $225
Signed Harris & Ewing official portrait dated while Associate Justice


Law-Law Enforcement
 Burns, William J. (Photograph) $135 Special Offer: $95
1921 signed photo of the famed detective while head of US Bureau of Investigation, FBI forerunner

 Channing, Walter; Bigelow, Jacob; Hayward, George; Webster, John W.; Ware, John (Signatures) $115 Special Offer: $90
Signatures of 5 notable mid-19th century Harvard Medical School professors, 2 associated with sensational 1849 murder case!


Literature
 Arthur, T(imothy). S(hay). (Signature) $40 Special Offer: $25
Popular mid-19th century author, famous for 1854 temperance novel, “Ten Nights in a Bar-Room and What I Saw There”

 Cain, James M. (Letter) $295 Special Offer: $250
1947 TLS from “hard-boiled” crime ficton novelist

 Kaufman, George S. (Typed Note Signed) $175 Special Offer: $150
Characteristically odd 1935 TNS from the Algonquin Round Table member to an actor friend seeking a part

 Putnam, George H. (ON HOLD) (Letter) $50 Special Offer: $35
Notable publisher, President of G. P. Putnam’s Sons for 52 years


Magic
 Blackstone, Harry (Signed Original Sketch) $145 Special Offer: $125
1940 self-portrait sketch of the great magician & illusionist

 Henning, Doug (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $95
Colorful 70’s – 80’s magician-showman

 Henning, Doug (Signed Album Page) $50 Special Offer: $40
In-person signature of the colorful 1970’s & 80’s Canadian magician & showman

 Kellar, Harry (Autograph Quotation Signed) $325 Special Offer: $250
Wonderful AQS from “The Dean of American Magicians” comparing success to a lovely woman!


Military-Civil War
 Brownell, Francis E. (Signature) $350 Special Offer: $295
Rare signature of “Ellsworth’s Avenger”, Medal of Honor recipient


Military-Cold War
 Gruenther, Alfred M. (Photograph) $95 Special Offer: $75
Eisenhower protege, military planner of North Africa and Italy invasions, led NATO 1953-56

 Gruenther, Alfred M. (Signed TIME Portrait) $50 Special Offer: $35
Signed TIME portrait of Eisenhower's protege, planned North Africa & Italy invasions, led NATO 1953-56

 Lemnitzer, Louis L. (Signed TIME Portrait) $50 Special Offer: $40
1959 TIME cover portrait signed in 1964 as General and Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR)


Military-Great Britain
 Maude, Frederick S. (Letter) $175 Special Offer: $125
1904 LS as secretary to Canada’s Governor General, later led allied forces in Mesopotamia, captured Baghdad 1917


Military-Indian Wars
 Reno, Marcus A. (Signature) $895 Special Offer: $750
Highest ranking officer under Custer at Little Bighorn debacle


Military-Korean War
 Clark, Mark W. (Photograph) $115 Special Offer: $95
Signed 1953 photo while commanding UN Forces in Korea, conferring with General James Van Fleet

 Clark, Mark W. (ON HOLD) (Photograph) $110 Special Offer: $90
Signed photo in uniform as 4-star US Army General, led US Army in Italy, led UN forces in Korea 1952-53

 Dean, William F. (Photograph) $175 Special Offer: $150
Highest ranking Korean war POW, highest ranking Medal of Honor recipient

 Gingrich, John (Signed Card) $75 Special Offer: $60
Aide to Forrestal, heroic commander of cruiser Pittsburgh in WW II, led blockade of Wonsan in Korean War, 1st AEC Chief of Security

 Lemnitzer, Louis L. (Signed TIME Portrait) $50 Special Offer: $40
1959 TIME cover portrait signed in 1964 as General and Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR)


Military-Miscellaneous
 Wright, Adm. Jerauld (Letter) $40 Special Offer: $35
NATO Atlantic Commander invites Ambassador Grew to North Atlantic Council luncheon


Military-Spanish-American War
 Sternberg, George M. (Signed card) $125 Special Offer: $90
1st US bacteriologist, Army physician and Surgeon General 1893-1902, expert on tuberculosis, malaria, typhoid, and yellow fever, established Army Medical School 1893


Military-US Navy
 Barney, Joshua (Letter) $1595 Special Offer: $1295
Undated ALS of the Chesapeake Bay hero, noted for his role at the Battle of Bladensburg in the War of 1812

 Gingrich, John (Signed Card) $75 Special Offer: $60
Aide to Forrestal, heroic commander of cruiser Pittsburgh in WW II, led blockade of Wonsan in Korean War, 1st AEC Chief of Security

 Ingersoll, Royal E. (Signed Card) $95 Special Offer: $75
Led US Atlantic Fleet 1942-44 and Western Sea Frontier 1944-46

 Towers, John H. (Signed Card) $115 Special Offer: $85
Pioneer Navy pilot, with NC-3 on 1919 1st transatlantic flight, commanded 1st US aircraft carrier, ADM Nimitz's deputy in the Pacific Theater

 Towers, John H. (Photograph) $195 Special Offer: $150
Pioneer US Navy aviator,with NC-3 on 1919 1st transatlantic flight, commanded 1st US aircraft carrier, deputy to ADM Nimitz in Pacific

 Wright, Adm. Jerauld (Letter) $40 Special Offer: $35
NATO Atlantic Commander invites Ambassador Grew to North Atlantic Council luncheon


Military-War of 1812
 Barney, Joshua (Letter) $1595 Special Offer: $1295
Undated ALS of the Chesapeake Bay hero, noted for his role at the Battle of Bladensburg in the War of 1812


Military-World War I
 Foch, Ferdinand; Mangin, Charles E.; Weygand, Maxime (Photograph) $1100 Special Offer: $750
Signed photograph of Generals Foch, Mangin and Weygand reviewing French Seneglaese soldiers

 Maude, Frederick S. (Letter) $175 Special Offer: $125
1904 LS as secretary to Canada’s Governor General, later led allied forces in Mesopotamia, captured Baghdad 1917

 McNarney, Joseph T. (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $125
US Army aviator, Deputy Army Chief of Staff, led US forces in Mediterranean Theater, and US occupation forces in Germany

 Weygand, Maxime (Photograph) $395 Special Offer: $295
Uncommon WW II-era photo of Foch's WW I Chief of Staff, read Armistice terms to Germans in 1918; collaborated with Germany in WW II, jailed by them 1942-45


Military-World War II
 Clark, Mark W. (First Day Cover) $110 Special Offer: $75
Signed 1968 First Day Cover

 Clark, Mark W. (Photograph) $115 Special Offer: $95
Signed 1953 photo while commanding UN Forces in Korea, conferring with General James Van Fleet

 Clark, Mark W. (ON HOLD) (Photograph) $110 Special Offer: $90
Signed photo in uniform as 4-star US Army General, led US Army in Italy, led UN forces in Korea 1952-53

 Clement, William T. (Signed Card) $60 Special Offer: $50
Commanded 4th Marines in first landing on Japan 2 weeks after surrender

 Dean, William F. (Photograph) $175 Special Offer: $150
Highest ranking Korean war POW, highest ranking Medal of Honor recipient

 Gingrich, John (Signed Card) $75 Special Offer: $60
Aide to Forrestal, heroic commander of cruiser Pittsburgh in WW II, led blockade of Wonsan in Korean War, 1st AEC Chief of Security

 Gruenther, Alfred M. (Photograph) $95 Special Offer: $75
Eisenhower protege, military planner of North Africa and Italy invasions, led NATO 1953-56

 Gruenther, Alfred M. (Signed TIME Portrait) $50 Special Offer: $35
Signed TIME portrait of Eisenhower's protege, planned North Africa & Italy invasions, led NATO 1953-56

 Hoag, Earl S. (Letter) $125 Special Offer: $90
Led Air Transport Command over "The Hump" between India & China, reorganized ATC in Europe in preparation for Normandy invasion

 Huebner, Clarence R. (Photograph) $225 Special Offer: $195
Major General, led 1st Infantry (“The Big Red One”) from Omaha Beach to Huertgen Forest, led V Corps in Germany 1945

 Ingersoll, Royal E. (Signed Card) $95 Special Offer: $75
Led US Atlantic Fleet 1942-44 and Western Sea Frontier 1944-46

 Lemnitzer, Louis L. (Signed TIME Portrait) $50 Special Offer: $40
1959 TIME cover portrait signed in 1964 as General and Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR)

 McNarney, Joseph T. (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $125
US Army aviator, Deputy Army Chief of Staff, led US forces in Mediterranean Theater, and US occupation forces in Germany

 Patch, Alexander M. (Signature) $195 Special Offer: $175
led Americal Division at Guadalcanal and 7th Army in So. France & Germany; died Nov. 1945

 Robertson, 2nd Lt. William D. (Photograph) $195 Special Offer: $150
"The Spirit of the Elbe", the formal US-Soviet "link-up" at Torgau

 Sevez, Francois-Adolphe-Laurent (Photograph) $1250 Special Offer: $850
Rare signed photo of De Gaulles’s chief of staff, signed German WW II Instrument of Surrender as an official witness

 Silverthorn, Merwin H. (Letter) $50 Special Offer: $40
1948 TLS as Brigadier General, USMC, decorated in WW I & WW II

 Somervell, Brehon (Letter) $195 Special Offer: $150
The General who built the Pentagon, led US Army Service Forces 1942-45, in charge of logisitics

 Towers, John H. (Signed Card) $115 Special Offer: $85
Pioneer Navy pilot, with NC-3 on 1919 1st transatlantic flight, commanded 1st US aircraft carrier, ADM Nimitz's deputy in the Pacific Theater

 Towers, John H. (Photograph) $195 Special Offer: $150
Pioneer US Navy aviator,with NC-3 on 1919 1st transatlantic flight, commanded 1st US aircraft carrier, deputy to ADM Nimitz in Pacific

 Vandegrift, Alexander A. (Signed Card) $225 Special Offer: $195
1943 card signed as Major General Commanding 1st Marine Division, Medal of Honor & Navy Cross recipient, Marine Corps Commandant 1944-46

 Wainwright, Jonathan M. (Photograph) $225 Special Offer: $175
Led Allied forces in Philippines, Japanese POW 1942-45, Medal of Honor recipient

 Weygand, Maxime (Photograph) $395 Special Offer: $295
Uncommon WW II-era photo of Foch's WW I Chief of Staff, read Armistice terms to Germans in 1918; collaborated with Germany in WW II, jailed by them 1942-45

 Wright, Adm. Jerauld (Letter) $40 Special Offer: $35
NATO Atlantic Commander invites Ambassador Grew to North Atlantic Council luncheon


Music-Ballet & Dance
 Baryshnikov, Mikhail (Photograph) $110 Special Offer: $95
One of greatest 20th century ballet dancers


Music-Composers
 Druckman, Jacob (AMQS) $175 Special Offer: $150
AMQS from “Windows”, his 1972 Pulitzer Prize-winning composition

 Gershwin, George (Check) $1395 Special Offer: $1250
1935 personal check, year “Porgy and Bess” premiéred


Music-Conductors
 Menuhin, Yehudi (Letter) $90 Special Offer: $75
Optimistic as to the success of a French documentary about him, Menuhin consoles the producer


Music-Instrumentalists
 Arrau, Claudio (Christmas Card) $95 Special Offer: $50
Christmas card from the eminent Chilean-born pianist, considered one of the greats of the 20th century

 Menuhin, Yehudi (Christmas Card) $90 Special Offer: $50
1955 Christmas card from one of the great violinists of the 20th Century!

 Menuhin, Yehudi (Letter) $90 Special Offer: $75
Optimistic as to the success of a French documentary about him, Menuhin consoles the producer


Music-Opera
 Anderson, Marian (Autograph Sentiment Signed) $125 Special Offer: $110
1944 autograph sentiment signed by the famed contralto

 Anderson, Marian (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $115
Small photo postcard signed by the noted contralto

 Patti, Carlotta (Autograph Sentiment Signed) $85 Special Offer: $60
1863 autograph aentiment signed by the popular concert soprano, elder sister of Adelina Patti


Music-Popular, Rock, R&B
 Horne, Lena (Signed Card) $110 Special Offer: $75
Singer, dancer, actress, civil rights activist, 1st Black performer to sign long-term studio contract


Nobel Prize laureates
 Millikan, Robert A. (Letter) $295 Special Offer: $225
1940 TLS from the Caltech Nobel physics laureate thanking a noted astronomer for his new book

 Nobel Prize-Chemistry: Urey, Harold C.; Karrer. Paul; Robinson, Sir Robert; Martin, Archer J. P.; Sanger, Frederick; Norrish, Ronald G. W.; Barton, Derek H. R.; Leloir, Luis; Herzberg, Gerhard; Anfinsen, Christian B.; Frisch, Ernst Otto (ON HOLD) (FDC) $250 Special Offer: $195
1963 US National Academy of Science Centennial stamp FDC signed by 11 Nobel Prize laureates for chemistry


Presidents of the US
 Hoover, Herbert (Letter) $2750 Special Offer: $2350
Scarce ALS, 1925 letter of sympathy as Secretary of Commerce

 McKinley, William (Letter) $1450 Special Offer: $1250
1880 ALS from Ohio Congressman McKinley to wife Ida at home in Canton

 McKinley, William (Letter) $1450 Special Offer: $1295
1880 ALS from Ohio Congressman McKinley to wife Ida at home in Canton, reports of coming morning visit to President Hayes


Reformers
 Arthur, T(imothy). S(hay). (Signature) $40 Special Offer: $25
Popular mid-19th century author, famous for 1854 temperance novel, “Ten Nights in a Bar-Room and What I Saw There”

 Brimmer Jr., Martin (Photograph) $115 Special Offer: $95
Signed 1860 carte-de-visite photo of the Harvard Fellow, 1st president of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts

 Kenyon, Dorothy (Letter) $30 Special Offer: $25
Controversial feminist lawyer-jurist-diplomat

 Lowell, John Amory (Photograph) $175 Special Offer: $125
Boston businessman & philanthropist, 1st Lowell Institute trustee 1839-81, Harvard Fellow 1837-77

 Phillips, Wendell (Autograph Quotation Signed) $250 Special Offer: $195
1864 AQS quoting John Brown

 Phillips, Wendell (Autograph Quotation Signed) $195 Special Offer: $150
1871 “Liberty & Justice” AQS on card

 Phillips, Wendell (Letter) $185 Special Offer: $150
Undated ALS displaying uncommon humor!

 Putnam, George (Photograph) $175 Special Offer: $150
Carte-de-visite photo signed by a founder of the Transcendentalist Movement


Religion & Judaica
 Altman, Benjamin (Check) $75 Special Offer: $50
Check signed by the founder of B. Altman & Co. department stores, notable philanthropist

 Coffin, Henry Sloane (Letter) $45 Special Offer: $30
ALS while President of the Union Theological Seminary to the wife of Yale University

 Colson, Charles W. "Chuck" (Autograph album page) $30 Special Offer: $25
Nixon aide and "hatchet man", jailed for Watergare scandal-related charges, turned evangelist

 Fosdick, Harry Emerson (Photograph) $35 Special Offer: $25
Popular liberal Baptist theologian, radio preacher and author

 Gershwin, George (Check) $1395 Special Offer: $1250
1935 personal check, year “Porgy and Bess” premiéred

 Hibben, John Grier (Photograph) $50 Special Offer: $35
Philosopher, Presbyterian minister, succeeded Woodrow Wilson as president of Princeton University

 Iakovos, Archbishop (Signature) $70 Special Offer: $45
Led Greek Orthodox Church in the US 1959-96, marched in Selma, Alabama with Dr. King

 Irwin, James B. (Signed Brochure) $135 Special Offer: $110
Religious brochure color cover portrait in space suit signed by the 8th Moonwalker

 Menuhin, Yehudi (Letter) $90 Special Offer: $75
Optimistic as to the success of a French documentary about him, Menuhin consoles the producer

 Putnam, George (Photograph) $175 Special Offer: $150
Carte-de-visite photo signed by a founder of the Transcendentalist Movement

 Smith, Eli (Letter) $125 Special Offer: $95
Early 19th century Protestant missionary in the Middle East, Created 1st Arabic type printing press, began 1st Arabic translation of the Bible


Science & Medicine
 Channing, Walter; Bigelow, Jacob; Hayward, George; Webster, John W.; Ware, John (Signatures) $115 Special Offer: $90
Signatures of 5 notable mid-19th century Harvard Medical School professors, 2 associated with sensational 1849 murder case!

 Haeckel, Ernst (Autograph Quotation Signed) $295 Special Offer: $225
AQS by the biologist-zoologist, 1st German advocate of Darwin’s Theory of Evolution

 Jenner, Sir William, 1st Baronet (Autograph Sentiment Signed) $75 Special Offer: $65
English patholgist, discovered distinction between typhus & typhoid, physician to Queen Victoria & Prince of Wales

 Millikan, Robert A. (Letter) $295 Special Offer: $225
1940 TLS from the Caltech Nobel physics laureate thanking a noted astronomer for his new book

 Nobel Prize-Chemistry: Urey, Harold C.; Karrer. Paul; Robinson, Sir Robert; Martin, Archer J. P.; Sanger, Frederick; Norrish, Ronald G. W.; Barton, Derek H. R.; Leloir, Luis; Herzberg, Gerhard; Anfinsen, Christian B.; Frisch, Ernst Otto (ON HOLD) (FDC) $250 Special Offer: $195
1963 US National Academy of Science Centennial stamp FDC signed by 11 Nobel Prize laureates for chemistry

 Sternberg, George M. (Signed card) $125 Special Offer: $90
1st US bacteriologist, Army physician and Surgeon General 1893-1902, expert on tuberculosis, malaria, typhoid, and yellow fever, established Army Medical School 1893


Sports-Baseball
 Busch Jr., August Anheuser (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $115
Signed photograph of the brewery magnate and baseball executive


Sports-Boxing
 Dempsey, Jack (Signed album page) $95 Special Offer: $85
1940 autograph sentiment signed by “The Manassa Mauler”, popular Heavyweight Champion 1919-26


Sports-Football
 Rozelle, Pete (Signed Envelope) $40 Special Offer: $30
Ground-breaking NFL Commissioner 1960-89, entered Football Hall of Fame 1985


Sports-Miscellany
 Lipton, Sir Thomas J. (Letter) $175 Special Offer: $150
1927 TLS to the wife of New York City's Police Commissioner by the celebrated yachtsman, founder of Lipton Tea Co.

 Sinclair, Harry F. (ON HOLD) (Letter) $150 Special Offer: $125
1935 TLS from the founder of Sinclair Oil Co., convicted in “Teapot Dome” scandal, congratulating the new Treasury Department General Counsel!

 Tibbs, Casey (Signature) $125 Special Offer: $110
Signature of saddle bronc champion and actor, one of rodeo’s greatest stars ever

 Whitney, Harry Payne (Document) $110 Special Offer: $75
Stock transfer document signed by the financier-polo player-horse breeder & racer


Stage & Screen
 Albee II, Edward F. (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $125
Vaudeville impressario (grandfather of the playwright), with partner B. F. Keith, first introduced motion pictures in the US

 Black, Alexander (Letter) $85 Special Offer: $60
Inventor of the “picture play”, made President Grover Cleveland a “film star”!

 Bronson, Charles (Photograph) $175 Special Offer: $150
Signed portrait in western attire of the 1950s-70s action film hero

 Durante, Jimmy (Letter) $95 Special Offer: $75
The legendary “Schnozzola” thanks a Canadian fan for a joke line

 Garson, Greer (Signed Card) $115 Special Offer: $75
Oscar nominee 7 times, won 1942 Best Actress Academy Award for “Mrs. Miniver”

 Henning, Doug (Photograph) $150 Special Offer: $95
Colorful 70’s – 80’s magician-showman

 Henning, Doug (Signed Album Page) $50 Special Offer: $40
In-person signature of the colorful 1970’s & 80’s Canadian magician & showman

 Horne, Lena (Signed Card) $110 Special Offer: $75
Singer, dancer, actress, civil rights activist, 1st Black performer to sign long-term studio contract

 Kaufman, George S. (Typed Note Signed) $175 Special Offer: $150
Characteristically odd 1935 TNS from the Algonquin Round Table member to an actor friend seeking a part

 Russell, Harold (Check) $20 Special Offer: $15
Only actor to win 2 Oscars for one role, activist in fight for employment rights for people with disabilities

 Tibbs, Casey (Signature) $125 Special Offer: $110
Signature of saddle bronc champion and actor, one of rodeo’s greatest stars ever

 Wyman, Jane (Letter) $225 Special Offer: $150
Good content 1949 TLS (year her divorce from Ronald Reagan was finalized) mentioning a good deed from a fan, an Oscar night lucky charm!


Western Americana
 Burke, John M. (Letter) $150 Special Offer: $135
Buffalo Bill’s famed press agent, one of the great public relations legends

 Tibbs, Casey (Signature) $125 Special Offer: $110
Signature of saddle bronc champion and actor, one of rodeo’s greatest stars ever


Women
 Claflin, Tennessee C. (Signature) $350 Special Offer: $295
“Tennie C.”, colorful and controversial women’s rights advocate

 Kenyon, Dorothy (Letter) $30 Special Offer: $25
Controversial feminist lawyer-jurist-diplomat

 King, Coretta Scott (Signed Cover) $175 Special Offer: $150
JFK assassination 5th anniversary commemorative cover signed by Dr. King's widow


World Leaders
 Senghor, Leopold (Letter) $150 Special Offer: $125
Senegal’s 1st President, 1st African member of the Academie Francaise, renowned poet and cultural theorist



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