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April 6, 2022
Austin, Texas — Thomas F. Staley, author, professor emeritus and 25-year director of the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin, died March 29. He was 86.
March 30, 2022
Los Angeles – The Getty Research Institute has acquired The Whitney and Lee Kaplan African American Visual Culture Collection.
March 29, 2022
Philadelphia — A searing rebuke of slavery and a soaring defense of human equality, a 1774 newspaper printing of a letter written by African American poet Phillis Wheatley is now in the permanent c
March 21, 2022
London – Bonhams, the global auction house, has acquired the renowned US auction house, Skinner.
March 17, 2022
Lowell, MA — We’re thrilled to announce the David Ruggles Prize, a new national book collecting prize to encourage and support young collectors of color.
March 14, 2022
Los Angeles — The Getty Research Institute has received the donation of the papers of David Redden, the longest serving auctioneer at the ven
March 7, 2022
Brooklyn, NY — We are delighted to announce the sixth annual Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize, a cash award of $1000 for an outstanding book collection built by a woman aged 30 or younger, any
March 7, 2022
Chicago — Potter and Potter's spectacular 620 lot Fine Books and Manuscripts Sale was a best seller in all regards.
March 4, 2022
New York – The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) is pleased to announce that The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) is a
March 3, 2022
Boston — The Ticknor Society is now accepting submissions for the Fourth Annual George and Anna Eliot Ticknor Book and Book Culture Collecting Prize, which was created to encourage and recognize th