Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933

Alternative names
Birth 1848-09-04
Death 1933-11-12

Biographical notes:

Editor, publisher, bibliographer, author, literary promoter, and industrial director.

From the description of R.R. Bowker papers, 1831-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009857

Richard Rogers Bowker (1848-1933) was editor of the New York Evening Mail newspaper, editor and publisher of Publishers Weekly and the Library Journal, and executive with several power companies, including the Edison Electric Illuminating Co. of New York. He was active in political reform and was a founder of the Independent Republican Mugwump movement. He also served as secretary of the American Free Trade League.

From the description of Richard Rogers Bowker Papers, 1856-1958. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122486386

From the guide to the Richard Rogers Bowker papers, 1856-1958, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Biographical notes are generated from the bibliographic and archival source records supplied by data contributors.


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  • American literature.
  • Scientific Publications
  • Grain--Storage
  • Tariff -- Law and legislation
  • Libraries -- United States
  • Public domain (Copyright law)
  • Grain -- Storage
  • Protectionism
  • Book industries and trade -- United States
  • Electric power
  • Civil service
  • Library science
  • Book industries and trade
  • Exchanges Of Publications
  • Voyages and travels
  • European literature
  • Tariff--Law and legislation
  • Libraries
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Publishers and publishing -- United States
  • Free trade
  • European literature.
  • American literature


  • Editors
  • Bibliographers.
  • Authors.
  • Editors.
  • Publishers.
  • Publishers


  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)