Mudge, Isadore Gilbert
- John V. Richardson
Mudge, Isadore Gilbert (14 March 1875– May 1957), reference librarian, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the oldest child of Alfred Mudge, a lawyer, and Mary Gilbert Ten Brook, daughter of Andrew Ten Brook, the one-time librarian of the University of Michigan. Mudge graduated from Brooklyn’s Adelphi Academy in 1893 and enrolled that fall in Cornell University, where her paternal step-grandfather, Charles K. Adams, was president. Earning her bachelor of philosophy degree in 1897, she was inspired by ...