Lida Shaw King: an appreciation ... With a reproduction of a portrait by Frank W. Benson. Mary E. Woolley.
Lida Shaw King: an appreciation ... With a reproduction of a portrait by Frank W. Benson
Lida Shaw King: an appreciation ... With a reproduction of a portrait by Frank W. Benson
Lida Shaw King: an appreciation ... With a reproduction of a portrait by Frank W. Benson

Lida Shaw King: an appreciation ... With a reproduction of a portrait by Frank W. Benson

[Boston]: privately printed [by D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press], 1923. Edition limited to 650 copies, small 8vo, pp. [6], 12, [2]; plate of the portrait; original tan cloth-backed green paper-covered boards; fine. Attractively designed and printed on hand-made Venetia paper. Accompanied by: Exercises Commemorative of Lida Shaw King Dean of Pembroke College 1905-1922. Held in Alumni Hall, March 3, 1932. Providence: Pembroke College, 1932. Edition limited to 500 copies printed by D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press, 8vo, pp. [4], 22, [4]; original red cloth-backed pastepaper-covered boards made by Rosamond B. Loring. Presentation slip from the president of Pembroke laid in. Fine. "Lida Shaw King was born in Boston. Her parents were Henry Melville King and Susan Ellen Fogg King. She graduated from Vassar College in 1890 and from Brown University (A.M.) in 1894 and continued her graduate studies at Vassar (1894–1895), Radcliffe (1897–1898), Bryn Mawr (1899–1900), and at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens (1900–1901) where she was awarded the Agnes Hoppin Memorial Fellowship. She taught the classics at Vassar (1894–1897) and at the Packer Collegiate Institute (1898–1899, 1901–1902), and at Brown was assistant professor of classical philology (1905–1909), dean of the Women's College from 1905–1922, and professor of classical literature and archæology 1909–1922" (Wikipedia). Smith-Bianchi 574 and 749. Item #56754

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