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Mitchell Kennerley

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Name  Mitchell Kennerley
Known for  Publishing
Role  Editor
Mitchell Kennerley httpswwwp22comlanstongiampaMitchellKennerl
Born  August 14, 1878 (1878-08-14) Burslem, England
Died  February 22, 1950, New York City, New York, United States
Books  Modern Love - An Anthology

Mitchell Kennerley (August 14, 1878 - February 22, 1950) was an American publisher, editor, and gallery owner.

Life

He was born at Burslem, England.

He was the manager of the New York branch of John Lane, the London publisher, from 1896 to 1900, business manager of the Smart Set in 1900-01, founded in 1901 and was editor and proprietor until 1905 of the Reader magazine.

He married Helen Rockwell Morley. In 1906, he started in the book publishing business. He used typesetter Frederic W. Goudy for his books. In 1910, he undertook the publication of The Forum and of The Papyrus (the later for author Michael Monahan). In 1913, he was arrested, for sending an "obscene" book through the mail.

He was president of Anderson Galleries, from 1916 to 1929. In 1937-1938 he co-founded Parke-Bernet Galleries.

He died in New York City.

His papers are held at the New York Public Library, and Vassar College.

References

Mitchell Kennerley Wikipedia


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