Manuscripts and Printed Books Including a Selection from the FORBES Magazine Collection; New York, Friday, December 15, 1995. Christie's New York, New York, 1995, Wraps, , , Fine
148 pp. 260 lots. Illustrated in B&W and color. Illustrations include autograph letters signed by John Adams, President; John Quincy Adams; Chester Arthur; Calvin Coolidge; Dwight Eisenhower; James A. Garfield; Ulysses Grant; John Hancock; William Henry Harrison; Andrew Jackson; Martin Van Buren; Thomas Jefferson; Andrew Johnson; Abraham Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln; James Madison; Franklin Pierce; James Polk; Ronald Reagan; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt; William Tecumseh Sherman; Harry S. Truman; John Tyler; and George Washington. Undated single sheet double-folded brochure for the Forbes Magazine Galleries laid in.
Creator: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864
Title: Papers of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft 1788-1941 (bulk 1820-1856)
Size: 25,000 items; 90 containers plus 1 oversize; 28 linear feet; 69 microfilm reels
Repository: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
Abstract: Author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass manufacturer, and Indian agent. Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscripts of magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer, mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains, geologist on the Cass expedition to the Northwest Territory, leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region, member of Michigan's legislative council, Indian agent, superintendent of Indian affairs for Michigan, ethnologist, and author of works concerning the Iroquois of New York state and other Indians of North America.
The Paula Peyraud Collection: Samuel Johnson & Women Writers in Georgian Society.An Auction Report by Maureen E. Mulvihill as published in
Eighteenth-Century Studies, Fall 2009, with 8 images and a list of selected buyers,
prices & new locations of the Peyraud properties.
A pdf of the published report may be downloaded here: http://www.ilab.org/download.php?object=documentation&id=81
‘DARK LADY’ OF RARE BOOK COLLECTORS,
PAULA FENTRESS PEYRAUD (CHAPPAQUA, NY, 1947 ~ 2008).
Peyraud Collection Auction, May 2009, Bloomsbury Auctions N.Y.
483 Lots (books, manuscripts, images). Sales total: $1.6 million,
including premium. Photograph, Margie Van Dyke.
Bookplate from Peyraud copy of Frances Burney’s Cecilia,
(lot 218, buyer McGill University). Bookplate bears inscribed
initials (“FCP - EKP”), being the collector’s
grandparents Frank C. Peyraud & Elizabeth Krysler Peyraud,
both visual artists (see “Peyraud,” Benezit, vol.
10, 2006 edition).
digital facsimiles of printed and manuscript music.
Selected works from the Music Collections are being re-published in digital form in order to provide internet access to the collections of the Royal Library.
Both manuscripts and printed music have been included: some are published expressly for printing, others are primarily intended for study.
Most of the digitized scores can be seached and browsed in REX, while other materials are grouped in special databases and according to subjects.
Questions about the digital music collection may be directed to: