Owners of Incunabula

Gunther, Charles Frederick

Owner Id00022200
TypePerson
GenderMale
Biographical dates - Period of existence1837-1920
Other InformationBusinessman in Chicago; born Karl Friedrich Guenther in Wildberg, Württemberg, Germany, March 6, 1837; came to the U.S. in 1842 and changed his name to Charles Frederick Gunther. Book collector whose library went to the Chicago Historical Society from which Henry E. Huntington purchased many items, through the agency of Walter Wyman, including 70 incunabula.
Variant NamesGuenther, Karl Friedrich
Other Identifierhttps://lccn.loc.gov/nr2002020932
https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/3818151.pdf

Activity

Start (year)1865
End (year)1920
MARC Area Coden-us-il
PlaceChicago (Geonames Id: 4887398)
Profession / Type of InstitutionBusiness
CharacterisationNo characterisation/lay
Last Edit2018-03-06 18:31:11

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Gunther, Charles Frederick

Owner Id00022200
TypePerson
GenderMale
Biographical dates - Period of existence1837-1920
Other InformationBusinessman in Chicago; born Karl Friedrich Guenther in Wildberg, Württemberg, Germany, March 6, 1837; came to the U.S. in 1842 and changed his name to Charles Frederick Gunther. Book collector whose library went to the Chicago Historical Society from which Henry E. Huntington purchased many items, through the agency of Walter Wyman, including 70 incunabula.
Variant NamesGuenther, Karl Friedrich
Other Identifierhttps://lccn.loc.gov/nr2002020932
https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/3818151.pdf

Activity

Start (year)1865
End (year)1920
MARC Area Coden-us-il
PlaceChicago (Geonames Id: 4887398)
Profession / Type of InstitutionBusiness
CharacterisationNo characterisation/lay
Last Edit2018-03-06 18:31:11