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Digitization Bringing Jefferson Burdick Collection to All

The process of digitizing the iconic Jefferson Burdick Collection continues in New York with more than 34,000 cards now online and available for viewing.

Jefferson Burdick’s Football Card Collection Going on Display

Opening January 23, Gridiron Greats: Vintage Football Cards in the Collection of Jefferson R. Burdick will feature some 150 football cards printed between 1894 and 1959.

Museum Working to Put Jefferson Burdick Collection Online

We’ll never know what Jefferson Burdick would have thought of the current state of baseball card collecting.  The man who knew more about cards printed prior to the 1960’s than any man alive has been gone for almost 50 years but he left behind quite a legacy. The man who virtually invented the system still […]

Metropolitan Museum of Art Digitizing Burdick Collection

The collection of the man who literally wrote the book on baseball cards–or at least catalogued them–may be coming to a computer near you.

Jefferson Burdick Nominated for Reliquary Shrine

He literally wrote the book on baseball card classification, devoting the majority of his life to what was then a fringe hobby at best for adults. Now, the late Jefferson Burdick’s accomplishments have him up for an honor bestowed by an organization that believes baseball is more than just stats.