Mackall, Leonard L. (Leonard Leopold), 1879-1937Alternative names
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Leonard Leopold Mackall was born on January 29, 1879, in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his bachelor's degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1900 where he took an interest in German literature. In 1902, he graduated from Harvard Law School. Within the next few years, he would attend Johns Hopkins University and the Universities of Berlin and Jena. Mackall was known for being an avid book collector and bibliographer. He wrote a column for bibliophiles in the New York Herald Tribune and was president of the Georgia Historical Society and the Bibliographical Society of America. Mackall died on May 19, 1937, in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
From the description of Leonard Leopold Mackall papers, 1919-1938 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168987
From the guide to the Leonard Leopold Mackall papers, 1919-1938, (Manuscripts and Archives)
Leonard Leopold Mackall was a bibliographer, editor, and book collector.
He was born in Baltimore, MD in 1879. Mackall attended Johns Hopkins (B.A. 1900), Harvard Law School, and the Universities of Berlin and Jena. He was the author of numerous articles on Goethe and was the cataloger of Sir William Osler's medical history library. Mackall edited "Notes for Bibliophiles" in the "New York Herald Tribune" (1924-37) and was a member of various historical and bibliographical societies. He was president of the Bibliographical Society of America in 1936. Leonard Leopold Mackall died in 1937.
From the description of Leonard Leopold Mackall papers, 1900-1937. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 48394884
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