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Civil War-era autograph album signed by three current and future U.S.  presidents – Lincoln, Grant, and Garfield – plus approximately 140 others, with an incredibly rare eyewitness account describing Lincoln’s autograph signing in 1862 (est.  $16,000-$20,000).

Rare Manuscripts, Books & Sports Memorabilia auction

University Archives / March 15, 2023


An eclectic sale featuring items signed by historical luminaries as diverse as theoretical physicist Albert Einstein, France’s King Louis VII and Revolutionary War hero Paul Revere is scheduled for Wednesday, March 15th, by University Archives. The online-only Rare Manuscripts, Books & Sports Memorabilia auction will begin promptly at 11 am Eastern time. All 418 lots in the catalog are up for viewing and bidding now (on the University Archives website: www.UniversityArchives.com), plus LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. Telephone and absentee bids will be taken, but there’s no live gallery bidding. Included is an exceptional array of U.S. presidential material from George Washington to Barack Obama. “This auction also features unique science material from Einstein, Hooke, Feynman and others, as well as a marvelous miscellany encompassing Early American, art, international and sports collecting categories,” said John Reznikoff, the president and owner of University Archives. “Whether you’re looking for important historical documents, rare books, original artwork, early photography or autographed sports memorabilia, University Archives has got you covered.” For more informatio, please visit www.universityarchives.com.