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 […]
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.
ANGELINI, Fiorenzo Cardinal (1916-2014)
Italian cardinal; former President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health Care Workers. Created a cardinal in 2013. TNS – Typewritten Note Signed, 1964, on his personal imprinted biglietto. Sends Christmas greetings to a fellow prelate. Nice example.
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 […]