Arthur Hawley Scribner

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Arthur Hawley Scribner
Born (1859-03-15)March 15, 1859
Manhattan
Died July 3, 1932(1932-07-03) (aged 73)
Mount Kisco, New York
Cause of death Heart attack
Education Princeton University (1881)
Employer Charles Scribner's Sons
Spouse(s) Helen C. Annan (m. 1900)
Parent(s) Charles Scribner I
Emma Elizabeth Blair (1827-1869)
Relatives Charles Scribner II, brother
John Blair Scribner, brother

Arthur Hawley Scribner (March 15, 1859 – July 3, 1932) was president of Charles Scribner's Sons.[1]

Biography[edit]

He was born on March 15, 1859.

While at Princeton University he started the Ivy Club. He joined Charles Scribner's Sons in 1881.[2] He later was president.

He died in Mount Kisco, New York, on July 3, 1932.[3] He left $150,000 to Princeton University in his will.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Junket". Time (magazine). April 26, 1926. Retrieved 2008-07-24. There was a well-preserved gentleman of some 67 summers, upon whose watch-chain hung a small gold ivy leaf—Arthur Hawley Scribner, who with his older brother Charles has carried on the business begun by their father in 1846. 
  2. ^ "Archives of Charles Scribner's Sons". Princeton University. Retrieved 2008-07-25. Charles Scribner, 1821-1871 (Princeton Class of 1840), Charles Scribner, 1854-1930 (Princeton Class of 1875), Arthur Hawley Scribner, 1859-1932 (Princeton Class of 1881), Charles Scribner, 1890-1952 (Princeton Class of 1913), Charles Scribner, 1921-1995 (Princeton Class of 1943), Charles Scribner, 1951- (Princeton Class of 1973) 
  3. ^ "A. H. Scribner Dead. Headed Book Firm. Son of Founder of Noted Publishing House Is Victim of Heart Attack in His Sleep. Was Active for Princeton. Permanent President of His Class of '81 and an Organizer and First Head of the Ivy Club.". New York Times. July 4, 1932. Retrieved 2008-07-24. Arthur Hawley Scribner, president of the publishing house of Charles Scribner's Sons, died of a heart attack In his sleep early ... 
  4. ^ "Widow Gets Trust in Scribner Estate. Publisher Bequeathed $150,000 to Princeton, Most of Residue to Pass to Relatives. Mission and School Aided. Brooks, Head of Clothing Concern, Left Property to His Wife, Three Children and Grandchildren.". New York Times. July 23, 1932. Retrieved 2008-07-24. Arthur Hawley Scribner, president of the publishing house of Charles Scribner's Sons, who died at Mount Kisco, N.Y., on July 3, left $150,000 to Princeton University and bequests of $5,000 each to the New York City Missions and the Skidmore School of Arts at Saratoga Springs, N.Y., it was revealed yesterday when his will was offered for probate in Surrogate's Court.