(LUCE, Clare Boothe) (1903-87)
Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce. Author: Sylvia Jukes Morris. WWII-era Typewritten Letter Signed by Luce tipped into book (while Ambassador to Rome). PLEASE INQUIRE FOR MORE DETAILS.
(Miller, Mildred) (1924- )
Mme. Miller is an American classical mezzo-soprano who enjoyed a major career performing in operas, concerts, and recitals during the mid 20th century. Photograph – Vintage 8″x10″ black and white silver gelatin glossy character still from Carmen. Photo stamped James Kriegmann, NY. Superb image. She was notably a principal artist at the Metropolitan Opera from […]
(PACCA, Bartolomeo Cardinal) (1756-1844)
Italian cardinal, scholar and statesman. Papal secretary of state and served in various curial congregations. MS – Manuscript, unsigned, 1829, dealing with the pension accorded a prelate. From the primary document and an earlier one within, it would appear that the cleric, Antonio Buonamici, was a man of some prominence. This handsome, intriguing, document mentions […]
(PIUS IX, Blessed Pope) (1792-1878)
Born Giovanni Mastai-Ferretti. Named archbishop of Spoleto at the age of 35. Pope from 1846-78. He was, at the time, the longest-reigning elected pope in the history of the Catholic Church, serving for over 31 years. During his pontificate, Pius IX convened the First Vatican Council (1867-70), which decreed papal infallibility. Unfortunately, the Council was cut short […]