Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950

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Mitchell Kennerley served as the publisher for "Wine of the Puritans," "John Addington Symonds" and "The World of H. G. Wells."

From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1909-1915. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 181337904

Mitchell Kennerley (1878-1950) was an American publisher and art dealer. He worked for various literary magazines and published several others. From 1916 to 1929 and 1937 to 1939 he was president of the Anderson Galleries. He started the Lexington Avenue Bookshop in New York City and was involved in the Book Collectors Club of America.

From the guide to the Mitchell Kennerley papers, 1917-1940, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Mitchell Kennerley was a publisher and bookman active during the first half of the 20th century. He began his career working for John Lane in London, then worked in John Lane's office in New York. He went on to found a magazine, The Reader, in 1902 and to set up his own publishing house in 1904. In 1907, he ventured into bookselling by starting The Little Book-Shop Around the Corner as a means of distributing books published under the Mitchell Kennerley imprint and also imported examples of fine printing. From 1915-1929 he was the president of Anderson Galleries, a New York auction house specializing in antiquarian books and art.

From the description of Mitchell Kennerley papers, 1902-1940. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 60129113

American antiquarian bookseller, publisher, and president of Anderson Galleries.

From the description of Papers of Mitchell Kennerley, 1923, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793783

American publisher.

From the description of Letter, 1945 Apr. 5, New York, to Randolph G. Adams, Ann Arbor, Mich. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364098

Mitchell Kennerley (1878-1950) was an American publisher and art dealer.

He worked for various literary magazines and published several others. From 1916 to 1929 and 1937 to 1939 he was president of the Anderson Galleries. He started the Lexington Avenue Bookshop in New York City and was involved in the Book Collectors Club of America.

From the description of Mitchell Kennerley papers, 1917-1940. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652388

Publisher; New York City.

Name also appears as Mitchell Kennerley. He published The Forum, 1910-1916 and was president of the Anderson Galleries, New York City, 1916-1929.

From the description of Mitchell Kennerley papers, 1912-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557314

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Hapgood family papers, 1829-1977 (inclusive), 1900-1940 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Frank Harris Collection TXRC02-A4., 1888-1955 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919. Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel papers, 1824-1979 (bulk 1883-1947). Library of Congress
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. Mitchell Kennerley papers, 1898-1934. Vassar College
creatorOf Saltus, Edgar Evertson, 1855-1921. Autograph letter signed with initials : [New York], to Mitchell Kennerley, "Tuesday" [ca. 1907?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Spencer, Anna Garlin, 1851-1931. Letters received, 1923, New York, Providence, etc. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. Note on the first edition of Millay's "Renascence" [19--?] University of Michigan
referencedIn Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946. Alfred Stieglitz / Georgia O'Keeffe archive, 1728-1986 (bulk 1880-1986). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Bingham, Charlotte. Letter, 1940 Nov. 27, [New York?] to Mitchell Kennerley [New York?] University of Michigan
creatorOf Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929. Papers of Bliss Carman [manuscript], 1887-1930. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946. Alfred Stieglitz / Georgia O'Keeffe archive, 1728-1986. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947. Autograph letter signed : to Mitchell Kennerly, 1906 July 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf John Lane Company. Records of the John Lane Company, 1856-1933 (bulk, 1894-1930). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Mitchell Kennerley papers, 1917-1940 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn John Lane Company Records TXRC00-A11., 1856-1933, bulk 1894-1930 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. Correspondence, on the authorship of Swift's "Tale of a tub," 1927-[42?] University of Michigan
referencedIn Typographical collection, 1812-1956. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Abbott, Leonard Dalton, 1878-1953. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1911-1928. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Kennerly, Mitchell, 1878-1950. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1910-1914. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Mosher, Thomas Bird, 1852-1923. Thomas Bird Mosher papers, 1890-1939 (inclusive) 1895-1924 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. Note on the publication of Millay's "Aria da Capo," 1945. University of Michigan
referencedIn (ff. 88-147). J-N.includes:f. 1. Art. Photographs: William Archer, drama critic and author: Portrait photograph of W. Archer: circa 1880-1890.f. 2 Michael Barnes, son of Kenneth Barnes: Photograph of M. Barnes: 1944?.ff. 3, 4 Hermann Bahr, Ger... British Library
referencedIn Frank Harris papers, 1894-1945. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Rosenberg, James N. (James Naumburg), b. 1874. James N. Rosenberg papers, 1911-1961. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950. Papers, 1918-1938. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. Mitchell Kennerley papers, 1912-1944. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968. Papers of Witter Bynner, 1913-1918. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kennerley, Helen Morley. Autograph album, 1904-1956 / Helen Morley Kennerley. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Louis Evan Shipman papers, ca. 1859-1933. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hapgood family. Hapgood family papers, 1829-1977 (inclusive) 1900-1940 (bulk). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. Letter, 1945 Apr. 5, New York, to Randolph G. Adams, Ann Arbor, Mich. University of Michigan
referencedIn Papers, 1897-1930. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. The portrait of Mr W.H. : AMs and related material, [1889?]-1921. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Quinn, John, 1870-1924. John Quinn papers, 1901-1926. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. Letter 1912 July 1, New York City [to] Anna Hempstead Branch, New York City / Edwin Markham. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Harry Bache Smith Papers TXRC92-A42., 1773-1935 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel Papers, 1824-1979, (bulk 1883-1947) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. Papers of Mitchell Kennerley, 1923, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1909-1915. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Smith, Harry B. (Harry Bache), 1860-1936. Papers, 1773-1935, (bulk 1890-1930). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Alfred Stieglitz / Georgia O'Keeffe archive, 1728-1986 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Harris, Frank, 1855-1931. Frank Harris papers, 1894-1945. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964. B. W. Huebsch records, 1909-1963. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn George Henry Sargent papers, 1883-1930 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Papers, 1846-1948 (inclusive), 1918-1939 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933. Papers of Sara Teasdale [manuscript], 1888-1934 (bulk 1905-1933). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Herron, George Davis, 1862-1925. Letter, 1917 Oct. 20, Rome, to Mitchell Kennerley [New York?]. University of Michigan
creatorOf Bramble, Helen. Correspondence from Lewis Mumford, 1916, 1930, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. Papers, 1898-1934. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. Mitchell Kennerley papers, 1917-1940. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Martha Dickinson Bianchi correspondence concerning publication of the poetry of the American poet, Emily Dickinson:, 1881-1943 (inclusive), 1925-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Warde, Frederic, 1894-1939. Papers, 1915-1938. Grolier Club
referencedIn John Quinn papers, 1901-1926 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Slonimsky, Marion, 1876-1926. Marion Cummings papers, 1900-1956. Newberry Library
creatorOf Dailey, Bernard. Letters, 1914-1928, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Carlton, W. N. C. (William Newnham Chattin), 1873-1943. Letter, 1919, January 7, Chicago, to [Philip D] Sherman. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Pynson Printers (New York, N.Y.). Pynson Printers records, 1927-1933. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Wildeiana, 1858-1998 William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
referencedIn Baker Street Irregulars (Organization : U.S.) archive, 1923-2007. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947. Autograph letter signed : to Mitchell Kennerly, 1909 May 20 "Wednesday." Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Harris, Frank, 1855-1931. Frank Harris Collection, 1888-1955. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn American authors collection, 1832-1956. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Papers of William Stanley Braithwaite [manuscript], 1882-1970. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. Mitchell Kennerley papers, 1902-1940. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. The beginnings of "The smart set," 1946. University of Michigan
referencedIn Pynson Printers records, 1927-1933 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. Letter, 1912, March 1, New York City [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Mitchell Kennerley. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Cole, George Watson, 1850-1939. Letter, 1926 April 20. 1445 Lombardy Road, Pasadena CA to Mitchell Kennerley. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
referencedIn Ellis, Richard Williamson, 1894-1982. Papers, 1916-1977. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn (ff. 1-87). A-I.includes:f. 1. Art. Photographs: William Archer, drama critic and author: Portrait photograph of W. Archer: circa 1880-1890.f. 2 Michael Barnes, son of Kenneth Barnes: Photograph of M. Barnes: 1944?.ff. 3, 4 Hermann Bahr, Germa... British Library
creatorOf Kennerley, Mitchell. Letter, 1919, January 17, New York, to Philip D. Sherman, Oberlin, Ohio. Brown University, John Hay Library
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associatedWith Adam, R. B. (Robert Borthwick), 1863-1940 person
associatedWith Adams, Randolph Greenfield, 1864-1950. person
associatedWith Anderson Galleries, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Atkins, Zoe. person
correspondedWith Baker Street Irregulars (Organization : U.S.). corporateBody
correspondedWith Ballou, Robert O. (Robert Oleson), 1892-1977 person
associatedWith Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931. person
correspondedWith Bianchi, Martha Dickinson, 1866-1943 person
associatedWith Bingham, Charlotte. person
correspondedWith Bixby, William K. (William Keeney), 1857-1931 person
associatedWith Bradley, Will, 1868-1962. person
associatedWith Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. person
associatedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968. person
associatedWith Carlton, W. N. C. (William Newnham Chattin), 1873-1943. person
associatedWith Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929. person
associatedWith Cole, George Watson, 1850-1939. person
correspondedWith Copeland, Charles Townsend, 1860-1952 person
associatedWith Crummer, Myrtle A. (Myrtle Alena), d. 1941. person
associatedWith Cunningham, Dorothy Beall. person
associatedWith Davidson, Jo, 1883-1952. person
correspondedWith Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937 person
associatedWith Eastman, Max, 1883-1969. person
correspondedWith Edgett, Edwin Francis, 1867-1946 person
correspondedWith Ellis, Richard W. (Richard Williamson), 1895-1982 person
associatedWith Fish, Horace, 1885-1929. person
associatedWith Freeman, Helen, person
associatedWith Grissom, Arthur, 1869?-1901. person
associatedWith Hapgood family. family
associatedWith Hapgood family. family
associatedWith Harris, Frank person
associatedWith Harris, Frank, 1855-1931. person
correspondedWith Henham, Ernest G. (Ernest George), b. 1870 person
associatedWith Herron, George Davis, 1862-1925. person
associatedWith Hichens, Robert Smythe, 1864-1950. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964. person
associatedWith John, Augustus, 1878-1961. person
associatedWith John Lane Company corporateBody
associatedWith Kennerley Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Kennerley, Helen Morley. person
associatedWith Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984. person
associatedWith Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. person
associatedWith Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947. person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. person
associatedWith Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950. person
associatedWith Mitchell Kennerley (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957. person
associatedWith Mosher, Thomas Bird, 1852-1923. person
associatedWith O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986. person
associatedWith Pynson Printers corporateBody
associatedWith Pynson Printers (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Quinn, John, 1870-1924. person
associatedWith Rascoe, Burton, 1892-1957. person
associatedWith Rosenberg, James N. (James Naumburg), b. 1874. person
associatedWith Saltus, Edgar Evertson, 1855-1921. person
associatedWith Sargent, George H. (George Henry), 1867-1931 person
associatedWith Scott, Temple, 1864-1939. person
associatedWith Sherman, Philip D. (Philip Darrell), 1881-1957, person
associatedWith Shipman, Louis Evan, 1869-1933 person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Marion, 1876-1926. person
associatedWith Smith, Harry Bache, 1860-1936 person
associatedWith Spencer, Anna Garlin, 1851-1931. person
associatedWith Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946. person
associatedWith Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. person
associatedWith Swift, Thomas. person
associatedWith Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933. person
correspondedWith Tice, Clara, 1888-1973 person
correspondedWith Traubel, Anne Montgomerie, 1864-1954 person
correspondedWith Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919. person
correspondedWith Voelker, F. E. person
correspondedWith Warde, Frederic, 1894-1939. person
associatedWith Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. person
correspondedWith William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. corporateBody
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New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
United States
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Art, American
Art galleries, Commercial--New York (State)--New York
Publishers and Publishing
American literature--20th century
Women authors, American
Publishers and publishing--History
Book collectors--Biography
Art galleries, Commercial
Authors
Booksellers and bookselling--History
Occupation
Authors
Publisher
Women authors, American
Art dealers
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Birth 1878

Death 1950

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