[Chess history scrapbook pages].
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American chess player. From the description of Paul Charles Morphy letter to Cyrus Powers [manuscript], 1859 May 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 465059241 ...
John Griswold White (1845-1928) was a prominent lawyer in Cleveland, Ohio. As a board member of the Cleveland Public Library and committed bibliophile, White donated his materials to the Library beginning in 1885 and continuing until his death. His interest in chess, stemming from childhood, developed into a desire to obtain knowledge of chess origins and the societies responsible for the development. Using this as a basis of his collection, White extended his collection to include folklore and ...