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Winship, George Parkerlocked

(29 July 1871–22 June 1952)
  • Kenneth E. Carpenter

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Winship, George Parker (29 July 1871–22 June 1952), librarian and bibliographer, was born in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, the son of Albert Ellis Winship, a teacher, minister, and editor, and Ella Rebecca Parker. After graduating from Somerville (Mass.) High School, he entered Harvard, where he received the A.B. in 1893 and the A.M. in history in 1894. During college he explored the rare holdings of the Harvard library and translated and edited Pedro de Castañeda’s ...

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