Darrell Johnson zebradlj at
Mon Mar 12 13:45:44 EDT 2007

I think we should pick May 5th. We could pretend that all the mexicans were celebrating Modern Library!

Gordon Neavill <aa3401 at> wrote:
  The first 12 titles were published in May 1917. They were listed in the "Weekly Record" of newly published books in the May 12 issue of Publishers' Weekly, which means they were in existence by that date.

My guess is that were available sometime during the first week of May. Pick a date and celebrate!


---- Original message ----
>Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 14:14:08 -0500
>Subject: anniversary 
> I know the first MLs appeared in Spring, 1917. What
> date would be considered the 90th anniversary of the
> Modern Library? I guess I'd like to hoist one or
> two in the series' honor. (I hope I haven't missed
> it.)
> John Peterson
Gordon B. Neavill
Associate Professor
Library and Information Science Program
106 Kresge Library
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
313-577-0507 (tel); 313-577-7563 (fax)
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