Appraisers Association of America Lecture on Autographs and Manuscripts (New York City) – On Monday, May 9, The Appraisers Association of America will present the sixth and final lecture for the 2004-2005 season of the Ronald Bourgeault sponsored Lecture Series, Appraisin
Bessemer Trust, the Albert Einstein paper in the possession of Dr. Otto Nathan, the songwriter Paul Simon, and the estates of Irving Berlin, Auther Schwartz, Leonard Bernstein and his business affiliation, Amberson Inc., George Gershwin, Abe Burrows, Martha Graham and recently, Alvin Ailey. In 2004, he was a panelist at the Appraisers Association of America’s National Conference and the Music Library Association speaking on “The Dealer as Appraiser.”
About the AAA
Established in 1949, the Appraisers Association of America is the oldest non-profit international association of personal property appraisers with approximately 800 members in over 600 sub-specializations of all areas of fine arts, antiques and arcane collectibles. Members are highly trained in IRS and insurance appraisals. The Appraisers Association of America is affiliated with New York University Appraisal Studies Program with many Board and non Board Members among the teaching faculty. The Appraisers Association of America is a member of The Appraisal Foundation Advisory Council; the Appraisal Foundation is authorized by Congress as the Source of Appraisal Standards and Appraiser Qualifications and publishes the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice which is taught by AAA members on an ongoing basis. The AAA was also a major contributor to Object ID the art classification system formulated by the Getty Information Institute and currently endorsed by all major law enforcement agencies (including the FBI), most museums and most professional organizations of art dealers and appraisers worldwide.
Lectures are sponsored by Ronald Bourgeault, Northeast Auctions, and are held monthly at the National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York City (20th Street between Irving Place and Park Avenue South). Jacket and tie required. Lectures begin at 6:00 p.m.; reception follows at 7:00 p.m. AAA/ISA/ASA members free; general admission $15. Reservations: 212.889.5404 x11