11-17-2013 11-17-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2687B Boston
November 17, 2013 11:00AMCalender

Scrapbooks, Five Volumes: 1896, 1897, 1900, 1925, and 1927.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2687B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 17, 2013 11:00AM


Scrapbooks, Five Volumes: 1896, 1897, 1900, 1925, and 1927.
Detailed scrapbooks compiled by James Morgan, manager of the Boston Globe, and resident of Lynn, including menus, railway tickets, letters, advertising, newspaper and magazine articles, programs, and personal snapshots documenting the following events: the Democratic National Conventions in Chicago and St. Louis, 1896, including some interesting photographs of tornado damage; the Presidential Inauguration of William McKinley in 1897; the Republican National Conventions in Philadelphia and Kansas City in 1900; a trip to Europe in 1925; and a trip to California in 1927, in five separate albums; the condition of the scrapbook pages themselves is poor, many are detached, and heavily chipped and flaking, the contents, in contrast are generally good, 12 x 9 in. each. (5)
Estimate $300-500

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James Morgan, manager, Boston Globe, William McKinley, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Chicago, Chicago and St. Louis, Kansas City