Collection ID: MS 1325

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Mackall, Leonard L. (Leonard Leopold), 1879-1937
Date:
1919-1938
Abstract:
The papers consist of correspondence, clippings, booklets of Leonard L. Mackall. The bulk of the correspondence is with John F. Fulton.
Extent:
0.5 Linear Feet
Language:
English

Background

Acquisition information:
Transferred from the Yale University Historical Medical Library, 1980.
Rules or conventions:
translation missing: en.enumerations.resource_finding_aid_description_rules.Finding aid created in accordance with Manuscripts and Archives Processing Manual
Scope and Content:

The papers consist of correspondence, clippings, booklets of Leonard L. Mackall. The bulk of the correspondence is with John F. Fulton.

Biographical / Historical:

Leonard Leopold Mackall was born on January 29, 1879, in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his bachelor's degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1900 where he took an interest in German literature. In 1902, he graduated from Harvard Law School. Within the next few years, he would attend Johns Hopkins University and the Universities of Berlin and Jena. Mackall was known for being an avid book collector and bibliographer. He wrote a column for bibliophiles in the New York Herald Tribune and was president of the Georgia Historical Society and the Bibliographical Society of America. Mackall died on May 19, 1937, in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Access

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
Sterling Memorial Library
Yale Campus
New Haven, CT, USA
CONTACT:
(203) 432-1735
mssa.assist@yale.edu