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Livingston, Luther S., 1864-1914


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  • Fuller Name

    • Luther Samuel
  • Variants

    • Livingston, Luther Samuel, 1864-1914
    • L., L. S. (Luther S. Livingston), 1864-1914
    • L. S. L. (Luther S. Livingston), 1864-1914
    • Livingston, L. S. (Luther S.), 1864-1914
    • Livingston, Luther, 1864-1914
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1864-07-07
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1914-12-24
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Dodd, Mead & Company
        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Pitcher & Manda
        • Organization: Dodd & Livingston
        • Organization: Harry Elkins Widener Collection
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Grand Rapids (Mich.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Cambridge (Mass.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Short Hills (N.J.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Scarsdale (N.Y.)
    • Gender

        Males
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

    • Occupation

        Horticulturists
          Orchids--Collectors and collecting
            Booksellers and bookselling
              Bibliographers
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          • Earlier Established Forms

            • Livingston, Luther Samuel, 1864-1914
          • Sources

            • found: Winship, George Parker. "Luther S. Livingston : a biographical sketch," in The papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, v. 8, no. 3/4 (1914), pages 109-120, via JSTOR, September 6, 2019:page 109 ("Luther Samuel Livingston was born at Rapids, Michigan, on July 7, 1864") page 110 ("Luther Livingston"; became the shipping clerk for Dodd, Mead & Co., New York) pages 110-111 (employed by Pitcher & Manda, a nursery in Short Hills, N.J., compiling catalogs and collecting orchids) page 112 (returned to Dodd, Mead and remained associated with the firm until 1912; after marriage in 1898, lived in Scarsdale, N.Y.) page 113 ("When the members of the firm of Dodd, Mead & Co. in 1910 decided to devote their energies to the wholesale publishing business, Robert H. Dodd entered into a separate partnership with Livingston under the name of Dodd & Livingston") page 116 (appointed first librarian of the Harry Elkins Widener Collection, November 13 1914; died December 24, 1914; "Livingston's first publication was an anonymous pamphlet entitled 'Chrysanthemums' which was issued by his employers, Pitcher & Manda, at Short Hills in 1893)
            • found: Franklin and his press at Passy, 1914:t.p. (Luther Livingston)
            • found: Auction prices of books, 1905:v. 1-4, t.p. (L.S. Livingston)
            • found: An object of pity, 1900:editor's pref. (signed L.S.L.)
            • found: Livingston, Luther S. "Bibliography of the separate publications of Luther S. Livingston," in The papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, v. 8, no. 3/4 (1914), pages 121-134, via JSTOR, September 6, 2019:page 121 (first publication listed: "Chrysanthemums : their history, classification, culture, propagation, etc. ... Pitcher & Manda, Short Hills, N.J.") passim (author statements predominantly "Luther S. Livingston"; some "L.S.L.")
            • found: The nation, v. 100, no. 2585 (January 14, 1915), page 50, via HathiTrust, September 6, 2019(obituary, signed "X"; caption: "Luther S. Livingston"; "Luther Livingston, a resident of Scarsdale, N.Y., from 1902 to 1913, died ... [in] Cambridge, Mass., on December 24 [1914]")
            • found: Wikipedia, September 6, 2019(article title: Luther S. Livingston; "Luther Samuel Livingston (July 6, 1864-December 24, 1914) was an American bibliophile and scholar. He was the first curator of the Harry Elkins Widener Collection at Harvard University, but died just a few weeks after being appointed")
            • found: OCLC, September 7, 2019(usage: Luther S. Livingston (predominant), L.S.L.; L.S. Livingston; Luther Livingston)
          • Change Notes

            • 1980-07-10: new
            • 2019-09-07: revised
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