Garnett, Porter, 1871-1951

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Porter Garnett, a native of San Francisco, was prominent in West Coast literary activities and in fine printing. He co-founded "The Lark" with Gelett Burgess, was a dramatic and literary critic, an assistant curator at The Bancroft Library (1907-12), and founder of the Laboratory Press while professor of graphic arts at the Carnegie Institute of Technology (1922-35). Garnett was also an active member of the Bohemian Club.

From the description of Two minor miracles, or, So help(ed) me God : being the veridical account of how, on two occasions, almighty God volunteered His assistance, once to my advantage and once to my great annoyance, chagrin & disgust 1950 / K. Porter de Gouges Garnett-Garnett, F.L.M. ("Merryman Lovejoy") . (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 420694658

From the description of Porter Garnett papers, 1916-1951. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 85182794

American author, editor and printer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berkeley [California], to Frank [P. Deering], 1919 July 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269564669

Master of the Press, Carnegie Institute of Technology.

From the description of Letter to George H. Nelson [manuscript], 1926 March 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816361

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creatorOf Garnett, Porter, 1871-1951. [Photograph of Charles Easton Rothwell, and others] [graphic]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Bostick, William A. Bill Bostick letter : [Berkeley, Calif.], to Porter Garnett, 1945 May 20. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Helen Gentry and David Greenhood papers, 1748-1988, 1930-1980 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Monhoff, Fred. Clarence David Greenhood [graphic] : aetat 24, 1919 / [painted by] F. Monhoff. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Blumenthal, Joseph, 1897-1990. Joseph Blumenthal papers, 1922-1991. RIT Library, Wallace Library
creatorOf Bentley, Wilder, 1900-1989. Collection of printing by Wilder Bentley the Elder, 1934-1983. Carnegie Mellon University, Hunt Library
referencedIn Laboratory Press. Laboratory Press records, 1922-1936. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Witter Bynner letters from various correspondents and other material, 1904-1962. Houghton Library
creatorOf Garnett, Porter 1871-1951. Two minor miracles, or, So help(ed) me God : being the veridical account of how, on two occasions, almighty God volunteered His assistance, once to my advantage and once to my great annoyance, chagrin & disgust 1950 / K. Porter de Gouges Garnett-Garnett, F.L.M. ("Merryman Lovejoy") . UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Grabhorn Press. Grabhorn Press records, 1917-1973. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library
creatorOf Reed, Virginia Elizabeth Backenstoe. Virginia Reed letter concerning The Donner Party : and material related to its publication, 1847 May 16 and 1912. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn [Portrait of Porter Garnett] [graphic] UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library
creatorOf Garnett, Porter, 1871-1951. Letter, 1924, May 5, Pittsburgh, Pa., to Harry Lyman Koopman. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Garnett, Porter, 1871-1951. Porter Garnett papers, 1916-1951. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Garnett, Porter, 1871-1951. Correspondence file, 1930, from Horace Liveright, Inc. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Bird, Grace V. Grace V. Bird papers, 1910-1976, n.d. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Baeck family. Baeck family papers, [ca. 1859-1972]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Garnett, Porter, 1871-1951. Letter, June 9, 1914, San Francisco, California [to] Mr. [Edwin Markham], Staten Island, New York / Porter Garnett. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice), 1866-1941. Letter 1921, August 24, San Francisco, Ca [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Albert Maurice Bender. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Gentry, Helen, 1897-. Helen Gentry and David Greenhood papers, 1748-1988 (bulk 1930-1980). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Portrait of Porter Garnett, and view of the Hacienda del Poza de Verona [graphic]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Grolier Club. Library. Records of the librarians, 1897-1970. Grolier Club
referencedIn Maynard Dixon Papers, [ca. 1896-1946] Bancroft Library
creatorOf Garnett, Porter, 1871-1951. Letter to George H. Nelson [manuscript], 1926 March 29. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Grabhorn Press records, 1917-1973 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942. Porter Garnett and Edna Foote Garnett family photographs and portraits [graphic]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Garnett, Porter, 1871-1951. Autograph letter signed : Berkeley [California], to Frank [P. Deering], 1919 July 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Baeck family. family
associatedWith Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice), 1866-1941. person
associatedWith Bentley, Wilder, 1900-1989. person
associatedWith Bird, Grace V. person
associatedWith Blumenthal, Joseph, 1897-1990. person
associatedWith Bohemian Club (San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Bostick, William A. person
associatedWith Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951. person
associatedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968. person
associatedWith Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh. College of Industry. Laboratory Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Clapp, Frederick Mortimer, b. 1879. person
associatedWith Deering, Frank Prentiss, 1855-1939, person
correspondedWith Dixon, Maynard, 1875-1946 person
associatedWith Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899- . person
associatedWith Gentry, Helen, 1897- person
associatedWith Grabhorn Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Greenhood, David. person
correspondedWith Grolier Club. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904- person
associatedWith Koopman, Harry Lyman, 1860-1937, person
associatedWith Laboratory Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940, person
associatedWith Monhoff, Fred. person
associatedWith Nelson, George H., fl. 1926, person
associatedWith Taylor, Edward Robson, 1838-1923. person
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
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Washington (State)--Walla Walla
California--San Francisco
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Printing--Private presses
Printing--History
Acrostics
Small presses
Coincidence--Religious aspects
Thunderstorms
Community theater
Earthquakes--20th century
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Birth 1871-03-12

Death 1951-03-20

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