Vulture / NY Magazine Interviews John Reznikoff about Napoleon & Josephine Letters

    Journalist Christopher Bonanos uses a plot development in the HBO hit drama Succession as an opportunity to examine one of the most coveted subcategories of the historical manuscripts market: correspondence exchanged between Napoleon and Josephine Bonaparte ("How Much Are Napoleon and Josephine's Letters Worth?" Napoleonica section, Vulture / New York Magazine, April 10, 2023.)

    In Bonanos' article, University Archives founder John Reznikoff explains how factors such as handwriting, signature, and content determine the value of Napoleon and Josephine letters, and also describes some of the obstacles confronting collectors of French heritage pieces.

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