Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929

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Smith was a well known bookplate designer and engraver based in Boston. 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 emphasis on the era of George Washington and on New York City.

From the description of Letters and engravings related to work commissioned by William Loring Andrews, 1901-1917 (bulk 1901-1905). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145382387

Sidney Lawton Smith (1845-1929) became a designer, etcher, engraver, and book-plate artist after studying with several notable engravers of the mid-nineteenth century in Boston and New York City. He settled in Canton, Mass., until 1893 when he moved his family and business to Boston. Smith also became widely known for his church decoration and stained-glass work.

From the description of Papers, 1887-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207171297

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Cunningham, Henry Winchester, 1860-1930. Papers, 1893-1912. Gadsden Public Library
creatorOf Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929. Papers, 1887-1931. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Amory, Harcourt, 1855-1925,. Harcourt Amory collection of Lewis Carroll, 1843-1915. Houghton Library
creatorOf Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913. David McNeely Stauffer papers, 1817-1910. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Harcourt Amory collection of Lewis Carroll, 1843-1915. Houghton Library
referencedIn Clara T. Evans bookplate collection, circa 1740-1960, (bulk 1890-1940). Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Miscellaneous drawings for book illustration, [before 1744]-1930s. Houghton Library
creatorOf Evans, Clara Therese,. Clara T. Evans bookplate collection, circa 1740-1960 (bulk 1890-1940). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Radin, Herman T. (Herman Theodore), b. 1878. Herman T. Radin letters, 1911-1944. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Grolier Club,. Grolier Club bookplate collection, ca. 1700-1977. Grolier Club
creatorOf Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929. Letters and engravings related to work commissioned by William Loring Andrews, 1901-1917 (bulk 1901-1905). Grolier Club
creatorOf Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929. Houghton Mifflin colophon: design and trial proof, 1903. Princeton University Library
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associatedWith Allen, Susan Janney. person
associatedWith Amory, Harcourt, 1855-1925, person
associatedWith Andreini, Joseph Manuel, 1850-1932. person
associatedWith Andrews, William Loring, 1837-1920. person
associatedWith Clara Therese, Evans person
associatedWith Club of Odd Volumes. corporateBody
associatedWith Cunningham, Henry Winchester, 1860-1930. person
associatedWith Deane, Ruthven, 1851-1934. person
associatedWith Evans, Clara Therese, person
associatedWith Fowler, Alfred, b. 1889. person
associatedWith Grolier Club, corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton, Mifflin and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Radin, Herman T. (Herman Theodore), b. 1878. person
associatedWith Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957. person
associatedWith Smith, Amy G. person
associatedWith Smith, Harry Worcester, 1865-1945. person
associatedWith Society of Iconophiles. corporateBody
associatedWith Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Boston
Massachusetts
Boston (Mass.)
Subject
Artists
Bookplates
Engravers
Engravers--20th century--Correspondence
Book collectors
Engraving--Collectors and collecting
Drawings
Occupation
Bookplate designers--20th century.--Massachusetts--Boston
Engravers--20th century.--Massachusetts--Boston
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Birth 1845

Death 1929

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