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Photographs relating to Porter Garnett [graphic]
BANC PIC 1989.032--PIC
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Title:

Photographs relating to Porter Garnett

Abstract:

Items show Porter Garnett, a group at Bohemian Grove, Garnett's first office, Porter and Edna Garnett, a bust of Sam Hume made by Porticia Hume, and a clipping showing The Bancroft Library's new reading room (James D. Hart seated).

Date:

ca. 1911-ca. 1972 (issued)

Subject:

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Garnett, Porter -- 1871-1951 -- Pictorial works
Bancroft Library -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers unknown.
Porter Garnett, a native of San Francisco, was prominent in West Coast literary activities and in fine printing. He co-founded "The Lark" with Gelett Burgess, was a dramatic and literary critic, an assistant curator at The Bancroft Library (1907-12), and founder of the Laboratory Press while professor of graphic arts at the Carnegie Institute of Technology (1922-35). Garnett was also an active member of the Bohemian Club.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
7 items (photographic prints and clippings) : some color ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1989.032--PIC

Origin:

California