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Found 15 collections related to Publishers and publishing -- New York (State) -- New York

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Gilder, Rodman, 1877-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1156
.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
Rodman Gilder (1877-1953) was an American editor and author. He was editor of Criterion and Credit Monthly and wrote on various subjects. The best known of his literary works is The Battery New York, a History (1935). He was also the archivist of... more
Putnam, Arthur James, 1893-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2505
.1 linear feet (2 folders)
Arthur James Putnam (1893-1966) was an editor for Macmillan Publishing Company. Collection consists of correspondence and papers of Putnam as representative of the Lend Lease Administration and of the North African Economic Board in Dakar and... more
International Gay Information Center
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2017
208.5 linear feet (135 cartons, 103 boxes)
The collection documents the gay liberation movement in New York City and America from the 1950s to the 1980s. Included are records of the Gay Activists Alliance, the Gay Alliance of Brooklyn, Gay Switchboard of New York, the Mattachine Society... more
Staggs, Sam
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2857
4.02 linear feet (8 boxes)
Magazine editor. Editor-in-chief (1982-1984) of Modernismo Publications, Ltd. publishers of MANDATE, HONCHO, and PLAYGUY, popular men's magazines. The papers include correspondence, make-up sheets, tear sheets, and photographs. The correspondence... 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
Bennett, Paul A., 1897-1966
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 262
33 linear feet (33 boxes)
Paul Arthur Bennett (1897-1966) was a manager and executive in the advertising industry, specializing in typography. He was the secretary and a leading figure in the Typophiles Society in New York City. He worked for Fuller-Smith, Dunlop-Ward, and... more
Gay Activists Alliance
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1121
The Gay Activists Alliance was founded in New York City in 1969 as a militant, non-violent organization dedicated exclusively to the attainment of civil and social rights for gays. The records reflect the activities of the organization.
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
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17802
138.47 linear feet (344 boxes)
The New York Times Company Records: General files document many aspects of The New York Times Company, the newspapers it publishes (most significantly The New York Times but also The Chattanooga Times and other regional and international... more
Haas, Robert K., 1890-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1273
3.6 linear feet (8 boxes)
Robert K. Haas (1890-1964) was an American publisher who created the Book of the Month Club with Harry Scherman in 1926. He also founded New Books, Inc. (a two-part reading program) and Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, a publishing house that... more
Mattachine Society of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1911
10 linear feet (14 boxes)
The records include correspondence of the principal officers including Elver Barker, Robert Burdick, Curtis Dewees, Julian Hodges, Michael Kotis, and Richard Leitsch and collateral papers including minutes, memoranda, reports, scripts,... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22294
9.97 linear feet (24 boxes)
The New York Times Company records. Autograph file is a collection of personal and business letters, letters to the editor, legal documents, photographs, and notes created or signed by prominent individuals and sent to the publishers and staff of... more
World Government News, Inc
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3386
30 linear feet (57 boxes)
World Government News, Inc., of New York City, published World Government News, a monthly news bulletin which reported on trends in the world federalist movement, from 1946 to 1952. The periodical was edited by Tom O. Griessemer, Stewart M. Ogilvy... more
Watson, Jeannette (Bookstore owner)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17777
7.89 linear feet (13 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversize folder); 216 computer files; 53.89 Megabytes
Jeannette Watson owned two independent bookstores on Manhattan's Upper East Side, most notably Books & Co., a literary mainstay from 1977 until its closure in 1997. The Jeannette Watson papers (1977-2011) document her time as a bookseller and... more
Schiff, Dorothy, 1903-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2691
119.8 linear feet (298 boxes)
Dorothy Schiff (1903-1989) was the publisher of the New York Post, the oldest daily newspaper in the United States, from 1942 to 1976. She wrote a column for the paper and served as editor-in-chief from 1961 until she... more