Adler, Felix (1851-1933)
Jewish professor of political and social ethics; rationalist, popular lecturer, religious leader and social reformer who founded the Ethical Culture Movement. Often considered one of the main influences on modern Humanistic Judaism. SIG – Vintage signature on a small card along with the typewritten sentiment: I am pleased to furnish you with my autograph for […]
ALDOBRANDINI, Pietro Cardinal (1571-1621)
THIS LETTER IS SOLD. Please inquire about similar material. Italian cardinal; archbishop of Ravenna. Nephew and confident of Pope Clement VIII. Assumed the Duchy of Ferrara in 1596. Great patron of Tasso and Frescobaldi. Aldobrandini practically governed the papal household, such was the confident the pope had in his nephew. LS – Letter Signed, one […]
ALFRINK, BERNARD JAN CARDINAL (1900-87)
Dutch-born cardinal; archbishop of Utrech fromm 1955-75. Elevated to the cardinalate in 1960. A leading voice at the Second Vatican Council (sat on the board of the Council presidency). DS – Document Signed. Postal first day cover dated 1959, commemorating the Archdiocese of Bonn, Germany. Accompanied by a small reprint image of Alfrink.
Antoniutti, Ildebrando Cardinal (1898-1974)
Italian cardinal; distinguised papal diplomat. ALS – Autograph Letter Signed, one page, on Apostolic Nunciature Spain letterhead. Dated June 10, 1954. Friendly letter to a colleague. Antonutti thanks his correspondent for the letter of June 3rd and for the recommendations to him. He adds to the letter the request of Javier Dieta [Antonutti writes from […]