Found 18 collections related to Publishers and publishing -- United States

Webb, Samuel Blatchley, 1753-1807
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3252
.4 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
Samuel Blatchley Webb (1753-1807) was a general with the American army during the Revolution and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati. His son, James Watson Webb (1802-1884) was a soldier, publisher and diplomat. For three decades he... more
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1808
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Benson John Lossing (1813-1891) was a historian, wood engraver and editor. Collection consists of correspondence, drawings, manuscripts of writings, and miscellaneous papers, many from printers and publishers relating to Lossing's writings.... more
Putnam, George Palmer, 1814-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4589
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George Palmer Putnam (1814-1872) was a book and magazine publisher. Collection consists of letters from Putnam's friends in London and America concerning the publishing business. Other topics include the distribution of "The Rebellion Record",... more
Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 355
61 linear feet (126 boxes)
Records consist of general and family correspondence, personal papers, subject papers, writings and speeches, diaries and travel journals, financial records, papers of Bowker's father, Daniel Rogers Bowker, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter,... more
Cook, William Wallace, 1867-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 654
2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
William Wallace Cook (1867-1933) was an American author of westerns, adventure stories, and other popular fiction in the form of dime novels, serials and screen and stage plays. Some of his work appeared under the pen-name John Milton Edwards.... more
Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3040
27 linear feet (39 boxes and 40 v.)
Benjamin Ricketson Tucker (1854-1939) was the publisher of the anarchist publication Liberty from 1881 to 1908, and The Radical Review, 1877 and 1878; owner of the Unique Bookshop in New York City; specialist in and translator of Pierre Joseph... more
Mellen, Ida M., 1877-1970
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1958
8.5 linear feet (7 boxes, 8 v., 1 package)
Ida May Mellen (1877-1970) was an aquarist at the New York Aquarium, 1916-1929. She wrote books and articles in the fields of marine biology and felinology. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, family and personal papers, photographs,... more
Enoch, Kurt, 1894-1982
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 935
12.2 linear feet (13 boxes)
Kurt Enoch (1894-1982) was a German-born publisher. After a career in Europe as a publisher of paperback reprints of British and American authors, Enoch came to the United States in 1940. In 1942 he joined Penguin Books, and in 1947, with Victor... more
Macmillan & Co.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1830
91 linear feet (130 boxes); 1 microfilm reel; 8 microfilm reels; 1 microfilm reel
Collection consists of correspondence and author files of the Macmillan Company. General correspondence, 1892-1914, contains letters from authors, publishers, booksellers, paper manufacturers, literary agents, as well as internal correspondence... more
Ecco Press
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 111
150.5 linear feet (358 boxes, 1 oversized folder); 1 audio file, 2 vhs tapes
Ecco Press was an independent small-trade publisher known for presenting distinguished new work in international poetry and fiction writing through its books and its journal Antaeus, and for reissuing neglected classics in a variety of fields,... more
Church, William Conant, 1836-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 548
2.1 linear feet (7 boxes)
William Conant Church (1836-1917) was co-editor with his brother, Francis P. Church, of The Galaxy, a literary monthly, and The Army and Navy Journal, a weekly newspaper devoted to the interests of the U.S. military. The Galaxy was absorbed in... more
Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1419
1.8 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 v., 1 package)
Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819-1881) was an American author, journalist and editor. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, papers concerning Abraham Lincoln, and family records. Materials include manuscripts of Holland's books, Arthur... more
Stratemeyer Syndicate.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2903
147.9 linear feet (344 boxes, 38 volumes, 3 oversized folders); 7 cassettes
The Stratemeyer Syndicate was established in 1905 by Edward Stratemeyer, a successful author of juvenile literature. The Syndicate employed ghostwriters to produce such popular children's book series as Tom Swift, The Hardy Boys, The Bobbsey Twins... more
Bloch Publishing Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 322
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Bloch Publishing Company has been a family-owned book publishing company for four generations. In 1854 Edward Bloch (1829-1906) established the company. His son Charles E. Bloch (1861-1940) succeeded him and headed the business for sixty... more
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 979
377.21 linear feet linear feet (893 boxes, 182 microfilm reels)
The publishing company Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. was founded in 1945 as Farrar, Straus & Company by John Farrar and Roger W. Straus, Jr. After numerous changes in management and corresponding changes in name, the company became known as... more
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.;Bragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 47
68 linear feet (73 boxes)
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., founded in 1915 by Alfred A. Knopf (1892-1984), started by publishing translations of Russian and European works. By the 1920s, Knopf was publishing major American authors yet continued to publish important European authors... more
Durand, John, 1822-1908
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 866
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes)
John Durand (1822-1908) was an art critic and painter. He and William J. Stillman edited and published the New York art magazine, The Crayon. Durand also wrote a biography of his father, Asher B. Durand, the engraver and painter. Collection... more
Duyckinck family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 873
32.7 linear feet (82 boxes, 60 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Evert Augustus Duyckinck (1816-1878) and his brother George Long Duyckinck (1823-1863) were biographers, editors of The Literary World between 1848 and 1853, and editors and publishers of the Cyclopedia of American... more
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