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The Afro-American press and its editors

Title
The Afro-American press and its editors / by I. Garland Penn, principal in Lynchburg, Va., schools, : and ex-editor Lynchburg, Va., Laborer ; with contributions by Hon. Frederick Douglass, Hon. John R. Lynch ; Hon. J.T. Settle, Hon. D.A. Straker ; Hon. Jere A. Brown ; Hon. T. Thomas Fortune ; Hon John Mercer Langston ; Hon P.B.S. Pinchback. ; Prof. W.S. Scarborough ; Prof. J.H. Lawson ; Prof. Booker T. Washington ; Prof. George E. Stephen. ; Prof. Frank Trigg ; Bishop B.W. Arnett ; D.D., Rev J C Price ; D.D., Rev. T.G. Steward ; D.D., Rev. A.A. Burleigh. ; Rev. L.J. Coppin. ; D.D., James T. Still. M.D., ; William H. Johnson. M D. ; and Mrs. N.F. Mossell.
Author
Penn, I. Garland (Irvine Garland), 1867-1930
Publication
  • Springfield, Mass. : Willey & Co., Publishers, 1891.
  • (Springfield, Mass. : Clark W. Bryan & Co. Printers)
  • ([Springfield, Massachusetts?] : Charles van Vlack, electrotyper)
  • ©1891

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Additional Authors
  • Williams, Daniel B. (Daniel Barclay), 1861-
  • Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
  • Lynch, John Roy, 1847-1939
  • Settle, Josiah Thomas, 1850-1915
  • Straker, D. Augustus (David Augustus), -1908
  • Brown, J. A. (Jere A.)
  • Fortune, Timothy Thomas, 1856-1928
  • Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897
  • Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Stewart, 1837-1921
  • Scarborough, W. S. (William Sanders), 1852-1926
  • Lawson, J. H., Professor, active 1889
  • Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
  • Stephens, George E.
  • Trigg, Frank
  • Arnett, Benjamin William, 1838-1906
  • Price, Joseph Charles, 1854-1893
  • Steward, T. G. (Theophilus Gould), 1843-1924
  • Burleigh, A. A.
  • Coppin, Levi Jenkins, 1848-1924
  • Still, James, T.
  • Johnson, William H.
  • Mossell, N. F., Mrs., 1855-1948
  • Van Vlack, Charles, active 1889
  • Willey & Co. (Firm), (active 1889), publisher.
  • Clark W. Bryan & Co., printer.
  • Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature and History, Bookplate.
Description
565, [4] pages : portraits, plates, facsimile; 21 cm
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (2021-2024).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Biographies.
  • Inscriptions (Provenance)
Note
  • Introduction signed: Daniel B. Williams ... November 7, 1889.
  • "Sold only by subscription"--Title page verso.
  • Advertisements on 7 unnumbered pages following text.
  • Includes index.
  • "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C., in the Years 1890 and 1891, by I. Garland Penn. All rights reserved; sold only by subscription" -- title page verso.
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature & History. Boston: G. K. Hall.,
Provenance (note)
  • Copy 1 in Sc Rare 070 P: with the NYPL's bookplate "The Schomburg Collection of Negro literature and History" pastedown on page [2] of cover ; and inscribed in ink on top of the first page of the table of contents to "J.E. Bruce from I.G. Penn, April 1891."
  • Copy 2 in Sc Rare 070 P: includes inscriptions in ink on recto of the first endleaf: "Afro-American press brought by Philip A. Smith;" "Philip A. Smith [Harse de Grace, [?] Brought in Summer '93."
Call Number
NARF (Penn, I. G. Afro-American press)
LCCN
10007631
OCLC
  • 1629948
  • 1629948
Author
Penn, I. Garland (Irvine Garland), 1867-1930, author, inscriber.
Title
The Afro-American press and its editors / by I. Garland Penn, principal in Lynchburg, Va., schools, : and ex-editor Lynchburg, Va., Laborer ; with contributions by Hon. Frederick Douglass, Hon. John R. Lynch ; Hon. J.T. Settle, Hon. D.A. Straker ; Hon. Jere A. Brown ; Hon. T. Thomas Fortune ; Hon John Mercer Langston ; Hon P.B.S. Pinchback. ; Prof. W.S. Scarborough ; Prof. J.H. Lawson ; Prof. Booker T. Washington ; Prof. George E. Stephen. ; Prof. Frank Trigg ; Bishop B.W. Arnett ; D.D., Rev J C Price ; D.D., Rev. T.G. Steward ; D.D., Rev. A.A. Burleigh. ; Rev. L.J. Coppin. ; D.D., James T. Still. M.D., ; William H. Johnson. M D. ; and Mrs. N.F. Mossell.
Publisher
Springfield, Mass. : Willey & Co., Publishers, 1891.
Manufacturer
(Springfield, Mass. : Clark W. Bryan & Co. Printers)
([Springfield, Massachusetts?] : Charles van Vlack, electrotyper)
Copyright Date
©1891
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Indexed In:
New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature & History. Boston: G. K. Hall., v. 7, page 5845, column 3, row 2
Provenance
Copy 1 in Sc Rare 070 P: with the NYPL's bookplate "The Schomburg Collection of Negro literature and History" pastedown on page [2] of cover ; and inscribed in ink on top of the first page of the table of contents to "J.E. Bruce from I.G. Penn, April 1891." NN
Copy 2 in Sc Rare 070 P: includes inscriptions in ink on recto of the first endleaf: "Afro-American press brought by Philip A. Smith;" "Philip A. Smith [Harse de Grace, [?] Brought in Summer '93." NN
Local Note
The Schomburg Center Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Book Division has two copies of the book; copy 1 in Sc Rare 070 P ((accession no. C211633) includes stamps of: "Division of Negro Literature and History;" Property of the City of New York;" and "The New York Public Library: Circulation Department, 135 Street Branch, 103 West 135th St." is parts of the Circulation Department, and probably pre - 1926 purchase. Imperfect: lacks original cover; treated; rebound in light black cloth over boards and gilt spine. Copy 2 in Sc Rare 070 P: bound in publishers original mustard yellow cloth over boards with red and black colored illustrated front cover.
Also availlable in: Sc Micro F-12828 no. 210; electronic resource, and Sc C 81-61.
Schomburg Center researchers are restricted copy in: Sc Micro F-12828 no. 210 or Sc C 81-61 or the electronic resource.
Source
Copy 1 in Sc Rare 070 P: C211633. NN
Copy 2 in Sc Rare 070 P: No Acc. NN
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Place of Publication
United States Massachusetts Springfield.
Added Author
Williams, Daniel B. (Daniel Barclay), 1861- contributor.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, contributor.
Lynch, John Roy, 1847-1939, contributor.
Settle, Josiah Thomas, 1850-1915, contributor.
Straker, D. Augustus (David Augustus), -1908, contributor.
Brown, J. A. (Jere A.), contributor.
Fortune, Timothy Thomas, 1856-1928, contributor.
Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897, contributor.
Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Stewart, 1837-1921, contributor.
Scarborough, W. S. (William Sanders), 1852-1926, contributor.
Lawson, J. H., Professor, active 1889, contributor.
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915, contributor.
Stephens, George E., contributor.
Trigg, Frank, contributor.
Arnett, Benjamin William, 1838-1906, contributor.
Price, Joseph Charles, 1854-1893, contributor.
Steward, T. G. (Theophilus Gould), 1843-1924, contributor.
Burleigh, A. A., contributor.
Coppin, Levi Jenkins, 1848-1924, contributor.
Still, James, T., contributor.
Johnson, William H., contributor.
Mossell, N. F., Mrs., 1855-1948, contributor.
Van Vlack, Charles, active 1889, electrotyper.
Willey & Co. (Firm), (active 1889), publisher.
Clark W. Bryan & Co., printer.
Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature and History, Bookplate.
Bruce, John Edward former owner
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (2021-2024).
Other Form:
Online version: Penn, I. Garland (Irving Garland), 1867-1930. Afro-American press and its editors. Springfield, Mass. Willey & co., 1891 (OCoLC)654624268
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 070-P (Penn, I. Afro-American press)
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