Henry Edwards Huntington the founder and the library by Robert O. Schad

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Published by Henry E. Huntington Library and art gallery in San Marino, Calif .

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  • Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927.,
  • Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery

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Statementby Robert O. Schad ...
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LC ClassificationsZ733.S24 S3
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Paginationcover-title, 1 p. l., 5-36, [1] p.
Number of Pages36
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Open LibraryOL6320503M
LC Control Number35009186
OCLC/WorldCa1833408

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Henry Edwards Huntington was born February 27, in Oneonta, Otsego County, New York, United States to Solon Huntington () and Harriet Saunders () and died May 23, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States of unspecified causes.

He married Mary. A chronological biography liberally illustrated with family photographs and other items. Presentation from the author on the title page.

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Henry E. Huntington was born in Oneonta, New York, son of Solon Huntington and Harriett Sanders. He was educated in the public and private schools of his native city.

He worked for a time in a hardware store in Oneonta, and at twenty went to New York City, where he secured employment with a.

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His parents Solon and Harriet lived in Saratoga County, New York before settling in the lush farmland of Oneonta, New York.

According to biographer James E. Thorpe, the children had and “adventuresome” childhood. Springs and summers were spent. Henry Edwards Huntington. The Founder and the Library. (San Marino: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, ), First Separate Edition.

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