Cathcart, Wallace Hugh, 1865-

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Prominent Cleveland, Ohio bibliophile associated with the Western Reserve Historical Society as president (1907-13) and director (1913-42), acquiring many of that organization's finest manuscript collections. Cathcart was also vice-president and general manager of Burrows Bros., a prosperous Cleveland book dealer, and was one of the founders, and later vice-president, of the American Booksellers & Publishers Association. Cathcart was a member of the executive committee of the Cuyahoga County Centennial Celebration, chaired by William H. Hunt and held in 1910. The week-long centennial included various dedications, street pageants, a water carnival and an aeroplane meet. During the celebration, the $3 million Cuyahoga County Courthouse and a new post office were dedicated. The Historical Commission of Ohio was created in 1918 to collect and preserve materials pertaining to Ohio's role in World War I.

From the description of Papers, 1910-1921. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 23465785

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creatorOf Blackmore, R. D. (Richard Doddridge), 1825-1900. Correspondence of R.D. Blackmore [manuscript] 1858-99. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wallace Hugh Cathcart Papers, 1910-1921 Western Reserve Historical Society
creatorOf Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929. Alma mater canadenisis, 1906. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Custer, Milo, 1880-1952. Letter, 1927 Apr. 27, Bloomington, Ill. [to] W.H. Cathcart, Cleveland, Ohio. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Canadian papers, 1646-1935. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles George Douglas Roberts compositions, ca. 1902-1904. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Dixon, Thomas, 1864-1946. Thomas Dixon papers, 1901-1905. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Cathcart, Wallace Hugh, 1865-1942. Papers, 1910-1921. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929. Letters, 1902-1905. Ohio State University Libraries
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associatedWith Blackmore, R. D. (Richard Doddridge), 1825-1900. person
associatedWith Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929. person
associatedWith Custer, Milo, 1880-1952. person
associatedWith Cuyahoga County Centennial Committee corporateBody
associatedWith Dixon, Thomas, 1864-1946. person
associatedWith Felch, William Farrand person
associatedWith Historical Commission of Ohio corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Hunt, William H. person
associatedWith Roberts, Charles George Douglas, Sir, 1860-1943 person
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Cuyahoga County (Ohio)
Historical Commission of Ohio--History--Sources
Cuyahoga County Centennial Committee--History--Sources
Cuyahoga County (Ohio)--Centennial celebrations, etc
Cathcart, Wallace Hugh, b. 1865


Birth 1865



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