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American Heritage Publishing Archives

The archives of American Heritage Publishing, publishers of the leading magazine of American history and culture, are being offered at auction.

"Over the past 50 years, the staff at American Heritage Publishing has accumulated one of the largest and most comprehensive archives relating to American history and culture, with thousands of photographs, illustrations, engravings and maps," says James Gannon, director of Rare Books at Heritage Auctions. "The collections are especially deep in military and political history, but include materials in many other subject areas such as the Old West, antique cars, aviation, film and theater."

Photographs include vintage prints by renowned photographers such as Paul Caponigro, Milton Greene, Jacques Lowe, Hans Namuth, Arnold Newman, Ruth Orkin and Garry Winogrand. The archives also contain original paintings and illustrations by artists like Don Troiani, Edward Sorel, Milton Glaser and Eric Sloane.

Items will be offered via Heritage's Weekly Internet Rare Books and Autographs auctions which can be found at , as well as in other auction categories.

American Heritage magazine was founded in 1949 with a goal of publishing "articles and stories about our shared heritage written by first-rate scholars, and highlighting the work of America's historical organizations." The company subsequently created a book division, publishing hundreds of highly regarded illustrated histories and reference books.

Farrah Fawcett 'People's Choice' Award, 1977
Items from the American Heritage Publishing Archives, such as this original watercolor by Don Troiani, are now being offered at auction.