Widener, Harry Elkins, 1885-1912

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American book collector. His collection became the nucleus of the Widener Memorial Library of Harvard University.

From the description of List of books in the library of Harry E. Widener : AMs, [ca. 1910]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122380562

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Bookplate of Harry Elkins Widener, 1908. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Chew, Beverly, 1850-1924. Papers, 1883-1926. Grolier Club
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z and unidentified 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 Livingston, Luther Samuel, 1864-1914. Autograph letters signed : [New York], to Belle da Costa Greene, 1913 June 19-1914 June 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Widener, Harry Elkins, 1885-1912. List of books in the library of Harry E. Widener : AMs, [ca. 1910]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952. Correspondence regarding Harry Elkins Widener, the Titanic and Hodgson & Co., 1912-1914. Grolier Club
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library
referencedIn Harry Elkins Widener manuscript file, 1861-1908. Houghton Library
creatorOf Widener, Harry Elkins, 1885-1912. Harvard degree diploma and other certificates of Harry Elkins Widener : manuscript, 1904-1907. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Widener, Harry Elkins, 1885-1912. Autograph letters signed (2) : to George F. Kunz, 1909 Oct. 11-14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Livingston, Luther Samuel, 1864-1914,. Letters to Luther S. Livingston : manuscript, 1909-1914. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Widener, Harry Elkins, 1885-1912. Letter : Philadelphia, to [Beverly?] Chew, n.p., 1912 Feb. 27. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Widener, Harry Elkins, 1885-1912,. Letters to Harry Elkins Widener : manuscript, 1911-1912. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Widener, Harry Elkins, 1885-1912. Letter : Philadelphia, to [Beverly?] Chew, n.p., 1912 Feb. 27. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Widener, Harry Elkins, 1885-1912. Letter : Philadelphia, to Mr. Chew, 1912 Feb. 27. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Ralph Morris collection of autographs and portraits Houghton Library
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associatedWith Bixby, William K. (William Keeney), 1857-1931, person
associatedWith Castle, William R. (William Richards), 1878-1963, person
correspondedWith Chew, Beverly, 1850-1924. person
associatedWith Coolidge, Archibald Cary, 1866-1928, person
associatedWith Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. person
associatedWith De Puy, Henry Farr, 1859-1924, person
associatedWith Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912, person
associatedWith Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928, person
associatedWith Greene, Belle da Costa, person
associatedWith Gribbel, John, person
associatedWith Grolier Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Hagen, Winston H. (Winston Henry), 1859-1918, person
associatedWith Halsey, Frederic Robert, 1847-1918, person
associatedWith Harvard Fencing Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Hasty Pudding Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927, person
associatedWith Institute of 1770 (Harvard University) corporateBody
associatedWith Isman, Felix, person
associatedWith Kunz, George Frederick, 1856-1932, person
associatedWith Livingston, Luther Samuel, 1864-1914, person
associatedWith Maggs, B. L., person
associatedWith Morris, Ralph, collector. person
associatedWith Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940, person
associatedWith Prideaux, W. F. (William Francis), 1840-1914, person
associatedWith Sargent, George H. (George Henry), 1867-1931, person
associatedWith Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926, person
associatedWith Smith, Harry B. (Harry Bache), 1860-1936, person
associatedWith Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. person
associatedWith Wadlin, Horace G. (Horace Greeley), 1851-1925, person
associatedWith Wilson, Stanley Kidder, 1879-1944, person
associatedWith Winship, George Parker, 1871-1952, person
associatedWith Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937, person
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United States
Subject
Collectors and collecting
English literature--Bibliography
Privately printed books
Book collecting
Book collectors
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Birth 1885-01-03

Death 1912-04-15

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