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Handwritten copy (with deletions crossed out and additions added) of the first few sentence of Jefferson

Of Note: Supreme Baseball

Posted by: Laura Kells

The notes exchanged between baseball fans Harry A. Blackmun and Potter Stewart during the 1973 American League Championships and the 1975 World Series show how notes exchanged between justices of the Supreme Court provide insight into their informal relationships, allowing us to understand better the individuals who serve on the nation's highest court.

Side 1 of canvas back of director's chair with Mr. Mamoulian printed on it, signed by members of cast and crew

Of Note: Lessons from a Director’s Chair

Posted by: Laura Kells

This is the first in an occasional series in which we share items that have caught our eye. This unusual item from the papers of stage and film director Rouben Mamoulian (1897-1987) is a memento from the first movie he ever directed, Applause (1929). Mamoulian saved the back of his director’s chair that had been …