Carl B. Roden - William F. Poole research papers, 1852-1956.
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The Newberry was founded on July 1, 1887 and opened for business on September 6 of that year. The Newberry’s establishment came about because of a contingent provision in the will of Chicago businessman Walter L. Newberry (1804-68), which left what later amounted to approximately $2.2 million for the foundation of a “free, public” library on the north side of the Chicago River, if his two children died without issue. After the deaths of Mr. Newberry’s daughters and then, in 1885, of his widow, t...
The Boston Athenaeum was founded in 1807. Its present building on Beacon Hill, erected from 1847 to 1849, houses a library and an art collection. From the description of Boston Athenaeum records, 1854-1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557016 ...
Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...
Librarian of the Newberry Library. From the description of Letter : Chicago, to Sarah K. Bolton, Cleveland, 1890 Oct. 24. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 550365576 American librarian and bibliographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to Mr. Ford, 1887 Jan. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617952 Historian, librarian, and first Librarian of the Newberry Library. Born in Massachusetts in 1821...
Editor, publisher, bibliographer, author, literary promoter, and industrial director. From the description of R.R. Bowker papers, 1831-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009857 Richard Rogers Bowker (1848-1933) was editor of the New York Evening Mail newspaper, editor and publisher of Publishers Weekly and the Library Journal, and executive with several power companies, including the Edison Electric Illuminating Co. of New York. He was active in political reform and was ...
Fourth chief librarian of the Chicago Public Library, who conducted research for a biography of William Frederick Poole, the first librarian of both the Chicago Public Library and the Newberry Library. From the description of Carl B. Roden - William F. Poole research papers, 1852-1956. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 52908239 ...
Joseph Alfred Boromé was an historian who compiled and edited the correspondence of diverse figures, from librarian and scholar Justin Winsor and Reconstruction Senator Hiram Revels to English abolitionist John Candler and Haitian historical figure Toussaint Louverture. A native New Yorker of Caribbean descent, Boromé's parents were from the island of Dominica. He began his career as a librarian, and was head of the Burgess Library at Columbia University (1949-1950) followed by a long career a...
Edward C. Herrick: Yale University librarian, 1843-1858; treasurer of Yale College, 1852-1862; scientist active in investigating the Hessian fly; also interested in astronomy. From the description of Edward Claudius Herrick papers, 1797-1862 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168765 From the guide to the Edward Claudius Herrick papers, 1797-1862, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...
Fifth Librarian of the Newberry Library, 1942-1962, and historian. Born in 1898 in Toledo, Ohio, and educated at the University of Nevada, Oxford (Rhodes Scholar), and Yale, Pargellis taught history at Cal Tech, Yale, and Scripps before becoming Librarian of the Newberry in Chicago. Under Pargellis, the Library assumed the outlines of its modern shape. The collection grew markedly through gifts (Graff, Greenlee) and enlarged acquisitions - rarities in the humanities, Mid...
Librarian and author of William Frederick Poole and the modern library movement (New York : Columbia University Press, 1963.). Nicholas Murray Butler Librarian at Columbia University, 1954-1964, W.L. Williamson received his doctorate at the University of Chicago in 1959. In his dissertation and later book on Poole, Williamson sought to show how Poole's career was representative of the development of librarianship during the last half of the 19th century. Poole headed the...