Henry Holt (publisher)

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Henry Gartf Holt (January 3, 1840 – February 13, 1926), was an American book publisher and author.wikipedia
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Henry Holt and Company

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He joined the publishing company of Frederick Leypoldt in 1866, which became Henry Holt and Company in 1873.
One of the oldest publishers in the United States, it was founded in 1866 by Henry Holt and Frederick Leypoldt.

Frederick Leypoldt

He joined the publishing company of Frederick Leypoldt in 1866, which became Henry Holt and Company in 1873.
In January, 1866, with Henry Holt, he established the publishing firm of Leypoldt and Holt, permanently moving his residence to New York.

Winifred Holt

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In 1905, Henry Holt's daughters Edith and Winifred co-founded the New York Association for the Blind, now known as Lighthouse International.
Winifred Holt was born in New York on 17 November 1870, the daughter of Henry Holt, a publisher.

Simplified Spelling Board

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Holt served on the Simplified Spelling Board, and was its President and the man to whom the Board's founding benefactor Andrew Carnegie addressed his 25 February 1915 letter expressing dissatisfaction with the progress of the board, saying of the board that "a more useless body of men never came into association, judging from the effects they produce."
The initial 30 members of the Board consisted of authors, professors, and dictionary editors, among them Supreme Court Justice David Josiah Brewer, President Nicholas Murray Butler of Columbia University, Dr. Melvil Dewey (inventor of the Dewey Decimal Classification), Dr. Isaac K. Funk (editor of The Standard Dictionary), former United States Secretary of the Treasury Lyman J. Gage, United States Commissioner of Education William Torrey Harris (and editor-in-chief of the 1909 Webster's New International Dictionary), publishing magnate Henry Holt, professor Calvin Thomas, and author Mark Twain.

Columbia Law School

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After a year at Columbia Law School he married Mary Florence West and left school for work.

Lighthouse Guild

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In 1905, Henry Holt's daughters Edith and Winifred co-founded the New York Association for the Blind, now known as Lighthouse International.

Andrew Carnegie

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Holt served on the Simplified Spelling Board, and was its President and the man to whom the Board's founding benefactor Andrew Carnegie addressed his 25 February 1915 letter expressing dissatisfaction with the progress of the board, saying of the board that "a more useless body of men never came into association, judging from the effects they produce."

Green-Wood Cemetery

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He died at his home in New York City on February 13, 1926 and was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery.

Baltimore

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Henry Holt was born in Baltimore, Maryland on January 3, 1840.

Psychokinesis

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The word "psychokinesis" was coined in 1914 by American author Henry Holt in his book On the Cosmic Relations.

Alfred A. Knopf Sr.

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Alfred Abraham Knopf Sr. (September 12, 1892 – August 11, 1984) was an American publisher of the 20th century, and founder of Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. His contemporaries included the likes of Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer, and (of the previous generation) Frank Nelson Doubleday, J. Henry Harper and Henry Holt.

Holt McDougal

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The Holt name is derived from that of U.S. publisher Henry Holt (1840–1926) but Holt McDougal is distinct from Henry Holt and Company.

William Beebe

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This book was a reworking of a manuscript that Beebe had submitted to Henry Holt in 1902, but which Holt had asked him to expand into a major work on birds.

Woodstock, Connecticut

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Other lay leaders of Plymouth Church would summer with him, including Henry Ward Beecher, the church's pastor; Frederick Hinrichs, whose descendants still live in Woodstock; the Holt publishing family; the Tappans; and Albert Lythgoe, an Egyptologist renowned for pioneering the use of scientific methods in the unearthing of antiquities.

R. O. Blechman

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Henry Holt published his first book, The Juggler of Our Lady, a Christmas retelling of the medieval legend, in 1953.

Michael Naumann

In 1995 he went to New York, first leading Metropolitan Books, then Henry Holt.