Funk & Wagnalls

Think of "Abercrombie" and your mind will echo "Fitch," "Montgomery" calls up "Ward." Other familiar name-links are Hart, Schaffner & Marx; Weber & Heilbroner; Gallagher & Shean; Sears, Roebuck; Acker, Merrall & Condit; Black, Starr & Frost; Doubleday, Page.

Also there is Funk & Wagnalls Co., publishers of The Literary Digest, The International Book Review, and The Standard Dictionary. Twelve years ago, Dr. Isaac K. Funk, senior partner, died. Last week, Adam Willis Wagnalls died.

Adam Willis Wagnalls was born 81 years ago in Lithopolis, Ohio. Aged...

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