Monthly Archives: February 2016

Joseph P. Garrity (GCS #761)

Posted on by Sharon Gee

Joe Garrity of North Kingstown, RI, was a lifelong golfer, a member of Exeter Country Club, and an avid collector.  He focused on golf books and his Bernard Darwin collection is one of the most comprehensive in existence today.  Joe’s … Continue reading

Warren Heckrotte: How the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Talks Led to Map Collecting

Posted on by Sharon Gee

Warren Heckrotte began collecting rare books and maps in the 1960’s – making his first purchase, of three “decorative” maps, in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1963, where, as a physicist at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, he was selected to serve as … Continue reading

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