Handwritten document signed by Wm. H. McGuffey - Autographs of Famous PeopleInv# AU1754 Autograph
Handwritten document signed by Wm. H. McGuffey. Large stain on document.
William Holmes McGuffey (September 23, 1800 – May 4, 1873) was an American college professor and president who is best known for writing the McGuffey Readers, the first widely used series of elementary school-level textbooks. More than 120 million copies of McGuffey Readers were sold between 1836 and 1960, placing its sales in a category with the Bible and Webster's Dictionary.