Chew, Beverly, 1850-1924

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Beverly Chew (B. A., Hobart College, 1869), a founding member of the Grolier Club, served as its librarian from 1887 to 1892 and as president from 1892 to 1896. From 1887 on, Chew was associated with the Metropolitan Trust Company of New York, retiring as vice-president in 1920. After his death, Chew's extensive library was dispersed at auction at the Anderson Galleries in New York City on 8-9 December 1924 and 5-7 January 1925.

From the description of Papers, 1883-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122624086

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Guiney, Louise Imogen, 1861-1920. Papers of Louise Imogen Guiney [manuscript] 1885-1918. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Chew, Beverly, 1850-1924,. Autograph letters signed from Beverly Chew, New York, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1885-1887. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Grolier Club,. Grolier Club bookplate collection, ca. 1700-1977. Grolier Club
referencedIn Widener, Harry Elkins, 1885-1912. Letter : Philadelphia, to [Beverly?] Chew, n.p., 1912 Feb. 27. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Chew, Beverly, 1850-1924. Letter, 1908 Aug. 13, New York, N.Y., to Harold G. Rugg. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903. Letter. American Primers
referencedIn Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers, 1829-1915 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lounsbury, Thomas Raynesford, 1838-1915. Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers, 1829-1915 (inclusive), 1856-1915 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Granniss, Ruth S. (Ruth Shepard), 1872-1954. Letter to Mr. Chew. The Grolier Club, NY. 1914 Jul. 31. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Widener, Eleanor Elkins,. Letters to Eleanor Elkins Widener from collectors and libraries : manuscript, 1914-1915. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Nikirk, Robert. Papers, 1956-1973 (bulk 1973-1991) Grolier Club
creatorOf Newcastle, William Cavendish, Duke of, 1592-1676. Autograph letter signed : Welbeck, to Thomas, Lord Fairfax, 1631 Jul. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Chew, Beverly, 1850-1924. Papers, 1883-1926. Grolier Club
referencedIn Widener, Harry Elkins, 1885-1912. Letter : Philadelphia, to Mr. Chew, 1912 Feb. 27. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Henrietta C. Bartlett papers, 1471-1961 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Letters of condolence and thanks, 1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Widener, Harry Elkins, 1885-1912,. Letters to Harry Elkins Widener from collectors and libraries : manuscript, 1911-1912. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Grolier Club. Grolier Club artistic properties information files, 1913- Grolier Club
creatorOf Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952. Correspondence regarding Harry Elkins Widener, the Titanic and Hodgson & Co., 1912-1914. Grolier Club
creatorOf Chew, Beverly, 1850-1924,. Autograph letters signed from Beverly Chew, Geneva, New York, to Joseph Quincy Adams [manuscript], 1922 July. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Widener, Harry Elkins, 1885-1912. Letter : Philadelphia, to [Beverly?] Chew, n.p., 1912 Feb. 27. Texas Christian University
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correspondedWith Adams, Joseph Quincy, 1881-1946 person
correspondedWith Allen, Charles Dexter, 1865-1926 person
correspondedWith Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904 person
correspondedWith Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922 person
associatedWith Bartlett, Henrietta C. (Henrietta Collins), 1873-1963 person
correspondedWith Bullen, A. H. (Arthur Henry), 1857-1920 person
correspondedWith Bunner, H. C. (Henry Cuyler), 1855-1896 person
correspondedWith Coxe, A. Cleveland (Arthur Cleveland), 1818-189 person
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
correspondedWith De Vinne, Theodore Low, 1828-1914 person
correspondedWith Edwards, Samuel Albert, 1861-1938 person
correspondedWith Fitch, Clyde, 1865-1909 person
correspondedWith French, Edwin Davis, 1851-1906 person
correspondedWith Gilliss, Walter, 1855-1926 person
correspondedWith Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1926 person
correspondedWith Grannis, Ruth Shepard, 1872-1954 person
associatedWith Granniss, Ruth S. (Ruth Shepard), 1872-1954. person
associatedWith Grolier Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Guiney, Louise Imogen, 1861-1920. person
correspondedWith Harland, Marion, 1830-1922 person
correspondedWith Hildeburn, Charles Swift Riché, 1855-1901 person
correspondedWith Hoe, Robert, 1839-1909 person
correspondedWith Hopkins, Frank Easton, 1863-1933 person
correspondedWith LaFarge, John, 1835-1910 person
correspondedWith Linton, W. J. (William James), 1812-1897 person
associatedWith Livingston, Flora Virginia Milner, 1862- person
associatedWith Lounsbury, Thomas Raynesford, 1838-1915. person
correspondedWith Matthews, Brander, 1859-1915 person
associatedWith Newcastle, William Cavendish, Duke of, 1592-1676. person
associatedWith Nikirk, Robert. person
correspondedWith Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919 person
associatedWith Pope, Walter, d. 1714. person
associatedWith Rugg, Harold Goddard, 1883-1957. person
correspondedWith Ruzicka, Rudolph, 1883-1978 person
correspondedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833- person
associatedWith Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903. person
correspondedWith Updike,Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941 person
correspondedWith West, Andrew Fleming, 1853-1943 person
associatedWith Widener, Eleanor Elkins, person
associatedWith Widener, Harry Elkins, 1885-1912. person
correspondedWith Woodbury, George person
correspondedWith Wrenn, John Henry, 1841-1911 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Book collecting
Book collectors
Bookplates--Collectors and collecting
Occupation
Book collectors--New York (State)--New York
Collector
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Birth 1850

Death 1924

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