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Stamford, Connecticut – A Bibliography


Virginia Adams Marcus:
My wife

“The fairest garden in her looks,
And in her mind the wisest books.”

Abraham Cowley (1618-1667), The Garden. I.

Grace Hope Walmsley (1885–1971)
Reference librarian at the Ferguson Library, Stamford, Connecticut, for fifty-seven years.

“ of the nobler beings, second only to guardian angels and honest mechanics, is a good reference librarian…”

Quotation from Odd Destiny: A Life of Alexander Hamilton
by Milton Lomask. Copyright (c) 1969 by Milton Lomask.
Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc.

© 1995 Stamford Historical Society

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