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HENRY S. PRITCHETT SIGNED QUOTE, ASTRONOMER, MIT PRESIDENT, CARNEGIE FOUNDATION

$125.00

Description

HENRY SMITH PRITCHETT (1857-1939) SIGNED QUOTE, “Henry S. Pritchett, June 1907”, on a card 4 x 2.75, by the American astronomer and educator, who was professor of mathematics and astronomy and director of the observatory at Washington  University in St. Louis, Superintendant of the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, President of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1900-1906, President of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (CFAT) from 1906-1930, and a Trustee of the Carnegie Institute of Washington. His handwritten quote, in full: “How soon we are forgot when we are gone”. The card is in fine condition, with minor age toning.

$125   #12624