Reform Club (New York, N.Y.)

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

The City Reform Club was organized at the home of Theodore Roosevelt as a non-partisan club to promote better municipal government in the city of New York.

From the description of City Reform Club records, 1882-1905. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 758975096

From the guide to the City Reform Club records, 1882-1905, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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referencedIn Morgan, Appleton, 1845-1928,. Autograph and typescript letters signed to Appleton Morgan from various correspondents [manuscript], 1850-1908. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Richard Rogers Bowker papers, 1856-1958 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933. Richard Rogers Bowker Papers, 1856-1958. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Reform Club (New York, N.Y.). City Reform Club records, 1882-1905. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf City Reform Club records, 1882-1905 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith American Copyright League corporateBody
associatedWith American Free Trade League corporateBody
associatedWith American Library Association corporateBody
associatedWith Association of Edison Illuminating Companies corporateBody
associatedWith Atkinson, Edward, 1827-1905 person
associatedWith Bowker, Alice G. Mitchell, 1865-1941 person
associatedWith Bowker, Caroline Theresa person
associatedWith Bowker, Daniel Rogers, 1820- person
associatedWith Bowker family family
associatedWith Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933. person
associatedWith Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences corporateBody
associatedWith City Club of New York corporateBody
associatedWith De Laval Separator Company corporateBody
associatedWith Dewey, Melvil, 1851-1931 person
associatedWith Earle, Abraham L person
associatedWith Edison Electric Illuminating Co. of New York corporateBody
associatedWith Edison Pioneers corporateBody
associatedWith Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 person
associatedWith Fletcher, William Isaac, 1844-1917 person
associatedWith Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941 person
associatedWith Growoll, Adolph G., 1859-1909 person
associatedWith Harper Brothers corporateBody
associatedWith Hiscox, Edwin T., 1847-1926 person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company corporateBody
associatedWith Hutchison, Miller Reese person
associatedWith Isles, George person
associatedWith Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937 person
associatedWith Leypoldt, Augusta H person
associatedWith Library of Congress corporateBody
associatedWith Milbury, Arthur Wellesley person
associatedWith Morgan, Appleton, 1845-1928, person
associatedWith National Association of Book Publishers corporateBody
associatedWith Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938 person
associatedWith Print Publishers Association of America corporateBody
associatedWith Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930 person
associatedWith Putnam, Herbert, 1861-1955 person
associatedWith Republican Party (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ritchie, Anne Thackeray, 1837-1919 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Shepard, Edward Morse, 1850-1911 person
associatedWith Society for Political Education corporateBody
associatedWith Solberg, Thorvald, 1852-1949 person
associatedWith Spofford, Ainsworth Rand, 1852-1908 person
associatedWith Trask, Spencer, 1844-1909 person
associatedWith Welling, Richard, 1858-1946, person
associatedWith Wells, David Ames, 1828-1898 person
associatedWith Wheeler, Everett Pepperrell, 1840-1925 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
United States
New York (State)
Publishers and publishing
Book industries and trade
Civil service
Electric power
Free trade
Library science
Public domain (Copyright law)
Voyages and travels

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Active 1882

Active 1905



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