Found 12 collections related to Literary agents

Darmor, Christine
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-031
1 portfolio
Playwright Christine Darmor (pen name for Faunchette Weir), was born in France but came to the United States as the wife of World War I pilot, John B. Weir, and lived and wrote in New York City. Collection consists of four letters to Darmor and... more
Russell, Diarmuid, -1973
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18393
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of two letters from literary agent Diarmuid Russell to "Pat," probably Viking Press editor Pascal Covici, in April 1945.
Pauker, Edmond, approximately 1880-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2354
42 linear feet (44 boxes)
Edmond Pauker (ca. 1880-1962) was a Hungarian-born literary agent and play broker in New York who represented European, especially Hungarian, playwrights, as well as some American authors. Collection consists of Pauker's personal and business... more
Horton, Chase, 1897-1985
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1435
1 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Chase Horton (1897-1985) was an American bookseller and friend of the author John Steinbeck. Horton collaborated with Steinbeck on the historical research for The Acts of King Arthur and edited the book, which was published after Steinbeck's... more
Holly, Flora May, 1868-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1421
7 linear feet (16 boxes, 1 microfilm reel)
Flora May Holly (1868-1960) was an American literary critic and agent who represented Theodore Dreiser and Edna Ferber among others. She was an editor at Bookman Magazine and also organized several professional associations of women writers.... more
Dew, Louise E., 1871-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 781
4.4 linear feet (5 boxes)
Louise E. Dew (1871-1962), an American writer, editor and literary agent, began her career working in Chicago as a reporter and editor on special assignments for a variety of newspapers and magazines. She moved to New York City in the 1900s and... more
Russell and Volkening
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18287
146.25 linear feet (376 boxes, 1 volume, 3 folders)
Russell and Volkening is one of New York's oldest literary agencies, opened in 1940 by Diarmuid Russell and Henry Volkening. They represented some of the most noted writers in the history of American publishing, including Eudora Welty, Bernard... more
Popular Publications, Inc.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2456
53 linear feet (80 boxes)
Popular Publications, a publisher of popular detective, adventure, romance, and Western fiction, was founded in New York City in 1930 by Henry Steeger. During the 1930s his firm became the largest publisher of popular pulp fiction in America. In... more
Mills, Emma, d. 1956
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2007
.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
Emma Mills (d. 1956) was a literary agent in New York City. Collection consists of Mills's correspondence with literary and theatrical figures and relates to her management of banquets, parties, luncheons, and foreign travels.
Leonard, Claire, 1903-1992
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-008
22.6 linear feet (56 boxes)
Claire Leonard (1903-1992) was a New York City literary agent who specialized in representing emerging playwrights. The collection (1936-1975, 1992) holds correspondence, writings, scripts, and promotional material relating to Leonard's... more
Case, Bertha
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-029
2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
As a literary agent, Bertha Case worked with a variety of authors, playwrights, and performers, including María Irene Fornés, Anthony Quinn, and Ira Wallach. Case also served as the literary representative of the estates of German playwright... more
Pauker, Edmond, ca. 1880-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1960-001
58 linear feet (116 boxes)
The papers of Edmond Pauker consist of correspondence, scripts, box office statements, some clippings, photographs, programs and his notebooks