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Karol Józef Teofil Estreicher (22 November 1827 in Kraków
Kraków
– 30 September 1908 in Kraków) was a Polish bibliographer and librarian who was a founder of the Polish Academy of Learning.[1] While he is known as the "father of Polish bibliography",[2] he is also considered the founder of the bibliographical method in literary research.[3] His "monumental work",[3] Bibliografia Polska is called the "most outstanding bibliography of Polish books, and probably one of the most famous bibliographies in the world".[4] After completing university studies in philosophy and law, he worked in the judiciary in Kraków
Kraków
and Lviv, where bibliography became his passion.[1] Margrave Aleksander Wielopolski
Aleksander Wielopolski
appointed him in 1862 as under-librarian and assistant professor of Bibliography
Bibliography
at the Szkoła Główna Warszawska where he presented Bibliography
Bibliography
for the first time as a standalone discipline.[1] In 1868 he returned to Kraków
Kraków
and became director of the Jagiellonian Library
Jagiellonian Library
where during a 37-year tenure he modernized and tripled its collection.[1][3] He was also an author, historian, literary critic, journalist, and theater critic.[1] Works or publications[edit]

Bibliografia Polska: Wydanie Towarzystwa Naukowego Krakowskiego (in Polish). Kraków: Drukarnia Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego. 1870–<2000>. OCLC 577286474. Retrieved 2013-11-06.  Check date values in: date= (help)

Bibliografia Polska XIX stulecia: lata 1881-1900 (in Polish). Kraków: Nakładem Spółki Księgarzy Polskich. 1906–1916. OCLC 609911661. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 

References[edit]

^ a b c d e "Karol Józef Teofil Estreicher (Senior)". Elektroniczna baza bibliografii Estreichera (in Polish). Kraków: Uniwersyt Jagielloński. Centrum Badawcze Bibliografii Polskiej Estreicherów. Archived from the original on 2013-11-06. Retrieved 2013-11-06.  ^ Suarez, Michael F; Woudhuysen, Henry R, eds. (2010). "Karol Józef Teofil Estreicher". The Oxford companion to the book. Oxford: Oxford University Press (published to Oxford Reference Online 2010). doi:10.1093/acref/9780198606536.001.0001/acref-9780198606536-e-1649 (inactive 2017-08-14). ISBN 9780199570140. Retrieved 2013-11-06.  Check date values in: publication-date= (help) ^ a b c Zimmer, Szczepan K (Winter 1963). "Jagellonian University Library in Cracow". Polish review. New York: Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America. 8 (1): 65–68. ISSN 0032-2970. JSTOR 25776449.  ^ Ziffer, Bernard, ed. (1952). Poland, history and historians: three bibliographical essays. Mid-European Studies Center publications. 9. New York: National Committee for a Free Europe. p. 73. LCCN 53006596. 

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 34495778 LCCN: n81037425 ISNI: 0000 0001 0886 4004 GND: 118682458 SUDOC: 11049623X BNF: cb12157564z (data) BNE: XX1261975

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