Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1878
Death 1950

Biographical notes:

Mitchell Kennerley served as the publisher for "Wine of the Puritans," "John Addington Symonds" and "The World of H. G. Wells."

From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1909-1915. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 181337904

Mitchell Kennerley (1878-1950) was an American publisher and art dealer. He worked for various literary magazines and published several others. From 1916 to 1929 and 1937 to 1939 he was president of the Anderson Galleries. He started the Lexington Avenue Bookshop in New York City and was involved in the Book Collectors Club of America.

From the guide to the Mitchell Kennerley papers, 1917-1940, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Mitchell Kennerley was a publisher and bookman active during the first half of the 20th century. He began his career working for John Lane in London, then worked in John Lane's office in New York. He went on to found a magazine, The Reader, in 1902 and to set up his own publishing house in 1904. In 1907, he ventured into bookselling by starting The Little Book-Shop Around the Corner as a means of distributing books published under the Mitchell Kennerley imprint and also imported examples of fine printing. From 1915-1929 he was the president of Anderson Galleries, a New York auction house specializing in antiquarian books and art.

From the description of Mitchell Kennerley papers, 1902-1940. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 60129113

American antiquarian bookseller, publisher, and president of Anderson Galleries.

From the description of Papers of Mitchell Kennerley, 1923, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793783

American publisher.

From the description of Letter, 1945 Apr. 5, New York, to Randolph G. Adams, Ann Arbor, Mich. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364098

Mitchell Kennerley (1878-1950) was an American publisher and art dealer.

He worked for various literary magazines and published several others. From 1916 to 1929 and 1937 to 1939 he was president of the Anderson Galleries. He started the Lexington Avenue Bookshop in New York City and was involved in the Book Collectors Club of America.

From the description of Mitchell Kennerley papers, 1917-1940. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652388

Publisher; New York City.

Name also appears as Mitchell Kennerley. He published The Forum, 1910-1916 and was president of the Anderson Galleries, New York City, 1916-1929.

From the description of Mitchell Kennerley papers, 1912-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557314



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Subjects:

  • Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Publishers and publishing
  • American literature--20th century
  • Women authors, American
  • Publishers and publishing--History
  • Book collectors--Biography
  • Art galleries, Commercial
  • American literature -- 20th century
  • Authors
  • Booksellers and bookselling--History
  • Art, American

Occupations:

  • Publishers
  • Women authors, American.
  • Art dealers.
  • Art dealers
  • Authors.
  • Publishers.

Places:

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