Henry Watson Kent: “What I Am Pleased to Call My Education” (Typescript)
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Kent, Henry Watson, 1866-1948.
What I am pleased to call my education: typescript, 1948/ by Henry Watson Kent; edited by Lois Leighton Comings
Henry Watson Kent served as the first professional librarian of the Grolier Club from 1903 to 1906 and originated its classification scheme. He continued to serve the Club during the following decades through its Library, Publications and House committees and its Council. From 1906 until his retirement in 1940 he was Secretary of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Scope and Contents Note:
Typescript of the book published by the Grolier Club in 1949. The collection also includes corrected printers’ proofs, bibliographical notes and two TLS from editor Lois Leighton Comings to book designer and printer Joseph Blumenthal, proprietor of the Spiral Press.
Blumenthal Joseph, 1897-, printer.
Comings, Lois Leighton, editor..
Grolier Club. Publications.
Printers' proofs. United States. 20th century.
Occupation (as reflected in collection)
Museum directors. New York (State). New York. 20th century.
Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York, N. Y. 10022-1098.