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The Raab Collection, LLC Announces the Raab Collection Stewards of History Scholarship

ARDMORE, Pa., Sept. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Raab Collection announces the launch of The Raab Collection Stewards of History Scholarship, an essay contest with a $2000 annual scholarship award for juniors and seniors who are majoring in history, and have a passion for history, historical documents, and historical preservation in the 21st century. A short-term internship opportunity with The Raab Collection is included with the scholarship.

Each academic semester, a $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the student to use at his or her discretion. The applicant must submit a one-page personal statement on his or her interest in history, a letter of recommendation from an academic source, a resume, a transcript and an 800-word essay on what role technology will play in the preservation of history and historical documents in our future. All submissions must be made by email to questions@raabcollection.com.

All applications and essays will be reviewed and one winner will be selected each semester. Once the winner has been determined, he or she will be contacted, informed of the scholarship award, and asked to sign an acceptance letter.

Application details can be found at www.raabcollection.com/scholarship.

About The Raab Collection: The Raab Collection is in its third decade as an internationally recognized name in historical autographs. Founded by attorney, author and collector Steven Raab as an outlet for his love of history, the business has since its inception discovered and carried some of the most important historical documents, advising public and private clients around the world. The Raab Collection has been instrumental in helping build some of the finest autographs and manuscript collections, and it counts among its clients many of the great collecting institutions worldwide, among them the Library of Congress and the British Library.

Since it's founding, The Raab Collection has earned a reputation as the destination for descendants and heirs of historical families to sell their family heirlooms when the time is right. The Raab Collection has handled many of the most important historical documents to reach the market and worked with the families of famous Americans in the sale and preservation of their family treasures, among them Thomas Jefferson, Ulysses S. Grant, Ronald Reagan, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Nathan Raab, a member of the Board of Directors of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, is also a contributor to Forbes.com and writes his own column there: "Historically Speaking."

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CONTACT: Nathan Raab 800.977.8333 questions@raabcollection.com

Source: Raab Collection