Andrews, William Loring, 1837-1920

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From the description of Letters of William Loring Andrews [manuscript], 1894 May 24 & Aug. 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821540

Book collector, amateur publisher, writer and a founding member of the Grolier Club (1884) and of the Society of Iconophiles. Author of over twenty books about prints, book collecting, and the book arts, Andrews became a director of the Continental Assurance Company in 1875 and chaired its Committee on Accounts. He wrote a history of the company that covered the period from 1853 to 1905.

From the description of Collection of scrapbooks and associated materials relating to the book arts, 1867-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122685988

William Loring Andrews was a book collector, amateur publisher, writer and a founding member of the Grolier Club. He wrote or compiled over twenty books about prints, book collecting, and the book arts with emphases on the era of George Washington and on New York City.

From the description of Bibliopegy in the United States and kindred subjects: autograph manuscript, [1902]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122444883

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Hamilton, Walter, 1844-1899. ALS : London, to president of the Grolier Club, 1889 Nov. 4. Grolier Club
referencedIn Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929. Letters and engravings related to work commissioned by William Loring Andrews, 1901-1917 (bulk 1901-1905). Grolier Club
creatorOf Catholic Church. [Book of hours]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Andrews, William Loring, 1837-1920. Bibliopegy in the United States and kindred subjects: autograph manuscript, [1902]. Grolier Club
referencedIn Nathan T. Porter, Jr. Collection of Bookplates by Edwin Davis French, 1893-1906 Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library Special Collections
creatorOf Andrews, William Loring, 1837-1920. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1909. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Nathan T. Porter, Jr. Collection of Bookplates by Edwin Davis French, 1893-1906 Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library Special Collections
creatorOf Brassington, William Salt, 1859-1939. ALS : Birmingham [Eng.], to William Loring Andrews, New York City, 1890 Mar. 3. Grolier Club
referencedIn Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929. Papers, 1887-1931. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1795-1867. Letters : Guilford, Connecticut, to William Loring Andrews, 1865 Oct.25-1866 June 24. Grolier Club
creatorOf William Loring Andrews papers, 1879-1901 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867. Autograph letter signed : Guilford, Connecticut, to William Loring Andrews, bibiliophile and author, 1866 Sept. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Andrews, William Loring, 1837-1920. Collection of scrapbooks and associated materials relating to the book arts, 1867-1920. Grolier Club
creatorOf Murphy, Henry Cruse, 1810-1882. Short Description of the Discovery and of the more particular fortunes of new Netherland formerly a plantation of the Republic of the United Netherlands in America, 1840. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Andrews, William Loring, 1837-1920. Letters of William Loring Andrews [manuscript], 1894 May 24 & Aug. 16. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Elwell, Frank Edwin, 1858-1922. Letters from sculptors, from the correspondence files of the Curator of Ancient & Modern Statuary ; Miscellaneous letters from the correspondence files of the Curator of Ancient & Modern Statuary, 1892-1904. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Andrew Keogh papers, 1898-1938 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
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associatedWith Allen, Charles Dexter, 1865-1926. person
associatedWith Andrews, Loring William person
associatedWith Barrett, Clifton Waller, 1901- , person
associatedWith Becham, Hans Sebald, 1500-1550. person
associatedWith Brainerd, Mr. person
associatedWith Brassington, William Salt, 1859-1939. person
associatedWith Catholic Church. corporateBody
associatedWith Continental Assurance Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Dodd, Mead & Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Elwell, Frank Edwin, 1858-1922. person
associatedWith French, Edwin Davis, 1851-1906. person
associatedWith Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867. person
associatedWith Hamilton, Walter, 1844-1899. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Keogh, Andrew, 1869-1953 person
associatedWith Murphy, Henry Cruse, 1810-1882. person
associatedWith Porter, Nathan T., Jr., 1867-1947 person
associatedWith Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929. person
associatedWith Society of Iconophiles. corporateBody
correspondedWith Vibert, J. G. (Jehan Georges), 1840-1902 person
associatedWith Woodbury, John, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)
New York (State)--New York
New York (N.Y.)
New York (State)--New York
United States
Subject
Bookbinding--19th century--Manuscripts
Publishers and publishing--New York--19th century
Publishers and publishing--New York--20th century
Bookbinding--18th century--Manuscripts
Bookplates
Booksellers and bookselling--20th century
Occupation
Book collectors--New York.--New York (State)
Authors--20th century.--New York (State)--New York
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