- Bain, George Grantham, 1865-1944
- Call number
- MssCol 181
- Physical description
- 1 linear foot (2 boxes)
- Materials in English
- Preferred Citation
George Grantham Bain papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
George Grantham Bain (1865-1944), writer and inventor, founded the Bain News Service in New York City in 1907. He organized the first news photograph service in the U.S. and invented an automatic photo printer. Collection consists of typescripts of Bain's writings and his manuscript notes. Writings include short stories, play, essays and articles submitted to magazines, and his memoirs.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Alternative form available
I Had to Laugh--Echoes of a Very Busy Life available on microfilm, *ZL-241