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John Griswold White

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John Griswold White (10 August 1845 – 27 August 1928) was a prominent Cleveland attorney, a chess connoisseur, and a bibliophile. [1]

33 relations: A History of Chess, Bibliophilia, Canandaigua Academy, Case Western Reserve University, Charles Augustus Young, Chess, Chess libraries, Cleveland, Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland Railway (Ohio), Connecticut, Connoisseur, Dewey Decimal Classification, Folklore, H. J. R. Murray, Hudson, Ohio, Israel Albert Horowitz, Jackson Lake, Lake View Cemetery, Lawyer, Librarian, Linda Eastman, Marilla Waite Freeman, Massachusetts, Phi Beta Kappa, Pneumonia, Robert Walker Tayler, Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Through the Looking-Glass, Tom L. Johnson, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, William Howard Brett, Williams College.

A History of Chess

The book A History of Chess was written by H. J. R. Murray (1868–1955) and published in 1913.

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Bibliophilia

Bibliophilia or bibliophilism is the love of books, and a bibliophile or bookworm is an individual who loves and frequently reads books.

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Canandaigua Academy

Canandaigua Academy is a high school (grades 9-12) in Canandaigua, New York, United States.

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Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University (also known as Case Western Reserve, Case Western, Case, and CWRU) is a private doctorate-granting university in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Charles Augustus Young

Charles Augustus Young (December 15, 1834 – January 4, 1908) one of the foremost solar spectroscopist astronomers in the United States, died of pneumonia after a brief illness, at his home in Hanover, New Hampshire, on 4 January 1908.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Chess libraries

Chess libraries are library collections of books and periodicals on the game of chess.

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Cleveland

Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.

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Cleveland Public Library

Cleveland Public Library, located in Cleveland, Ohio operates the Main Library on Superior Avenue in downtown Cleveland, 27 branches throughout the city, a mobile library, a Public Administration Library in City Hall, and the Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled.

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Cleveland Railway (Ohio)

The Cleveland Railway Company was the public transit operator in Cleveland, Ohio, from 1910 to 1942.

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Connecticut

Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Connoisseur

A connoisseur (French traditional (pre-1835) spelling of connaisseur, from Middle-French connoistre, then connaître meaning "to be acquainted with" or "to know somebody/something.") is a person who has a great deal of knowledge about the fine arts, cuisines, or an expert judge in matters of taste.

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Dewey Decimal Classification

The Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), or Dewey Decimal System, is a proprietary library classification system first published in the United States by Melvil Dewey in 1876.

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Folklore

Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group.

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H. J. R. Murray

Harold James Ruthven Murray (24 June 1868 – 16 May 1955) was an English educationalist, inspector of schools, and prominent chess historian.

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Hudson, Ohio

Hudson is a city in Summit County, Ohio, United States.

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Israel Albert Horowitz

Israel Albert Horowitz (often known as I. A. Horowitz or Al Horowitz) (November 15, 1907 in Brooklyn, New York – January 18, 1973) was a Jewish-American International Master of chess.

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Jackson Lake

Jackson Lake is in Grand Teton National Park in northwestern Wyoming.

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Lake View Cemetery

Lake View Cemetery is on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio, along the East Cleveland and Cleveland Heights borders.

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Lawyer

A lawyer or attorney is a person who practices law, as an advocate, attorney, attorney at law, barrister, barrister-at-law, bar-at-law, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor at law, or solicitor, but not as a paralegal or charter executive secretary.

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Librarian

A librarian is a person who works professionally in a library, providing access to information and sometimes social or technical programming.

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Linda Eastman

Linda Anne Eastman (July 17, 1867 – April 5, 1963) was an American librarian.

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Marilla Waite Freeman

Marilla Waite Freeman (February 21, 1870 – October 29, 1961) was a prominent librarian known for her innovative ideas in library service.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Phi Beta Kappa

The Phi Beta Kappa Society (ΦΒΚ) is the oldest academic honor society in the United States.

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Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli.

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Robert Walker Tayler

Robert Walker Tayler (November 20, 1852 – November 25, 1910) was a United States federal judge.

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám is the title that Edward FitzGerald gave to his 1859 translation of a selection of quatrains (rubāʿiyāt) attributed to Omar Khayyam (1048–1131), dubbed "the Astronomer-Poet of Persia".

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Through the Looking-Glass

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) is a novel by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865).

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Tom L. Johnson

Tom Loftin Johnson (July 18, 1854 in Georgetown, Kentucky – April 10, 1911 in Cleveland, Ohio) was an American industrialist, Georgist politician, and important figure of the Progressive Era and a pioneer in urban political and social reform.

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United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (in case citations, N.D. Ohio) is the federal trial court for the northern half of Ohio.

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William Howard Brett

William Howard Brett (July 1, 1846 – August 24, 1918) was head librarian for the Cleveland Public Library from 1884 to 1918.

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Williams College

Williams College is a private liberal arts college in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Griswold_White

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