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Subject: Re: Henry Guppy (librarian)

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Date Posted: 20:28:24 01/22/16 Fri
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In reply to: Heden 's message, "Henry Guppy (librarian)" on 20:27:47 01/22/16 Fri

>Henry Guppy (librarian)
>From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
>The John Rylands Library, Deansgate
>Henry Guppy CBE (31 December 1861 4 August 1948) was
>Librarian of the John Rylands Library in Manchester
>from 1899 until his death in 1948.
>Guppy was born in London and educated at City of
>London School. Before moving to the John Rylands he
>was Sub-Librarian of Sion College. When appointed
>librarian in 1899 it was jointly with Edward Gordon
>Duff; he became sole Librarian from October 1900. He
>was created Commander of the Order of the British
>Empire (CBE) in 1937. He was active in the Library
>Association of Great Britain and among his notable
>achievements are contributions to the reconstruction
>of the university library of Louvain between the World
>Wars and the founding of the Bulletin of the John
>Rylands Library in 1903. During much of his tenure in
>Manchester he resided at Buxton, where he died. He was
>survived by his wife Matilda, with whom he had two
>daughters, Lilian and Alberta.
>Selected works[edit]
>Destruction of the university library at Louvain, 1914
>Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, 1903-08, 1914-48
>(editor and contributor)
>The John Rylands Library, Manchester: 1899-1935 (a
>revised edition of the work first published in 1924)
>A Classified Catalogue of the Works on Architecture
>and the Allied Arts in the Principal Libraries of
>Manchester and Salford (editor, with Guthrie Vine).
>Obituary in: Bulletin of the John Rylands Library.
>Vol. 31, pp.173-79
>Oxford DNB
>Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library,
>Volume 25 (1941): "In Honour of Henry Guppy", edited
>by H. B. Charlton (contents include bibliography of Dr
>Guppy's writings; memoir of him by Charlton)
>Authority control
>WorldCat VIAF: 72175326 LCCN: no92004660 ISNI: 0000
>0000 6299 5139 GND: 117591254 SUDOC: 131210114 BNF:
>cb10240483z (data) NLA: 35805866
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>Categories: 1861 births1948 deathsPeople from the City
>of LondonPeople from BuxtonPeople educated at the City
>of London SchoolEnglish librariansCommanders of the
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