Book submission: Amphora: A Collection of Prose and Verse Chosen by the Editor of The Bibelot

Title: Amphora: A Collection of Prose and Verse Chosen by the Editor of The Bibelot
Author: Mosher, Thomas Bird
Publication date: Portland, ME, 1912
Library: B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library, LIU Post
Call number: PR1109 .M65
Submitted by: Kathleen Burlingame
Description:
This book contains a library bookplate indicating that it was donated by Dr. Harry Kurz as well as a gift dedication on the front flyleaf: “To Grace, in the simplicity of heart to heart and soul to soul, on the birthday of naissant passion, this book is given by Harry. Aug. 13, 1913”

According to the 1920 census, Harry Kurz was born in New York in 1889 to Polish immigrants. He graduated from Columbia University, publishing his thesis in 1916 as European Characters in French Drama of the Eighteenth Century. Harry Kurz married Grace L. Cook (b.1870 or 1875), taught at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois as well as the University of Nebraska and Queens College. He died in New York in 1973.

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