Photograph of George A. Plimpton

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Photograph of George A. Plimpton

 

 

Title:
Photograph of George A. Plimpton
Abstract:
George A. Plimpton (1855-1936) was the head of the publishing firm Ginn and Company. He was a Trustee of Barnard College from its opening in 1889, served as a member of its first finance committee, and as its Treasurer from 1893 until his death in 1936. He was also a founder of the Friends of the Columbia University Libraries serving as its Chairman from 1928 until his death. Plimpton also was a friend of Andrew Carnegie, and the original treasurer of the Church Peace Union.
Collection Name:
Carnegie Council on Ethics & International Affairs Records
Subjects:
Universities and colleges; Education, Higher; Arts; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919
Format:
photographs
Genre:
photographs
Date:
[between 1844 and 1952]
Language:
English
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Digital Project:
Carnegie Digital Past and Future
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-144j-nj15