Virginia Adams Marcus:
“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.
“…one 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.
© 2012 Stamford Historical Society, Inc.