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At the End of His Life, Albert Einstein Writes Check to His Beloved Hebrew University

FEATURED ARTICLE

Jerusalem, Jack the Ripper, And the Boer War: The Journey of Charles Warren

Today In History

July 28

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Fiddlesticks! We don't have a unique manuscript written on this day. Image: Detail of oil on canvas portrait "Abraham Lincoln" by George P.A. Healy. The White House, Wikimedia Commons.

About Shapell

The Shapell Manuscript Foundation is an independent educational organization dedicated to the research, collection, and exhibition of original manuscripts and historical documents.

The Foundation’s focus is on the histories of the United States and the Holy Land, with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. Its extensive holdings range from American presidents – especially Abraham Lincoln – to diverse figures such as Mark Twain; Albert Einstein; Theodor Herzl; and even to George Custer and the Little Big Horn.

Take a closer look at the work and mission of the Shapell Manuscript Foundation.