In Memoriam, Benjamin Bussy [sic] Huntoon, Secretary from 1871 to 1919, and Colonel Andrew Cowan, President from 1906 to 1919

Pamphlet

Accession Number: 1997.823

Summary/Description: Memorial booklet that contains tributes in honor of Benjamin Bussey [spelled Bussy in tribute] Huntoon and Colonel Andrew Cowan. Huntoon, who died on August 9, 1919, served as secretary of the APH Board of Trustees from 1871-1919 and as superintendent of both the Kentucky School for the Blind (1871-1912) and the American Printing House for the Blind (1871-1919). Colonel Andrew Cowan, who died on August 23, 1919, served as president of the APH Board of Trustees from 1906-1919. Includes "A Tribute to the Memory of B. B. Huntoon," written by Cowan before his death; "In Memory B. B. Huntoon," a letter to the editor of the Courier-Journal, August 11, 1919, by Henry Watterson; "A Tribute to the Memory of Colonel Andrew Cowan," by Alfred Pirtle; and "A Tribute of Esteem," by Susan B. Merwin, Superintendent of the Kentucky School for the Blind. Cream-colored paper cover; secured with purple cord.

Collection: KSB Collection

History/Provenance: Originally a loan, the Kentucky School for the Blind donated the booklet to the APH Museum in 2003.

Credit Line: Gift of the Kentucky School for the Blind, 1997.823

Publisher: American Printing House for the Blind

Publisher Place: Louisville, KY

Publish Date: 1919

Subjects: Cowan, Andrew Huntoon, Benjamin Bussey

Physical Description: [11] p. ; 9 x 6.25 in.