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Brass, Perry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 373
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Perry Brass, author and playwright, was born (Sept. 15, 1947) in Savannah, Georgia. He attended high school there and afterwards studied fine arts (for one year) at the University of Georgia. From 1965 to 1968 he was employed in the advertising... more
Rummonds, Richard-Gabriel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2645
86.1 linear feet (178 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 computer files); 77.8 Megabytes
Richard-Gabriel Rummonds (1931- ), is a noted hand-press printer and the founder, printer, and publisher of the Plain Wrapper Press and Ex Ophidia Press which published fine art limited editions of poetry and prose by contemporary authors. He has... more
Austen, Roger
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3608
.8 linear feet linear feet (2 boxes)
Correspondence and writings of gay literary historian Roger Austen, author of Playing the Game: The Homosexual Novel in America (1977), and Genteel Pagan: The Double Life of Charles Warren... 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
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
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
Walden, Harriet, 1914-2006
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18913
3.57 linear feet (9 boxes)
Harriet Walden (1914-2006) was on the administrative staff of the New Yorker magazine for over forty years, from 1944 to 1985, and was E. B. and Katharine Sergeant Whites' secretary from 1956 to 1986. The Harriet Walden... more
Mag City
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1834
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Poetry magazine edited and published by Greg Masters, Michael Scholnick and Gary Lenhart in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. Fourteen issues appeared between 1977-1985; a fifteenth was begun, but was never completed. Prominent... more
Porczak, Walter
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2457
3.56 linear feet (7 boxes)
Engineer and playwright born in Brooklyn, New York. His first professional play, "The Soft-Core Kid", was written in collaboration with Frank Hogan. It was produced (1976) at the Glines, a center for the encouragement of gay arts and culture in... more
Day, Clarence, 1874-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 741
The Clarence Day Papers document the literary career, business activity, personal life and family background of the author and illustrator. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts, galley... 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
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18345
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of correspondence between Eudora Welty and her publisher, William Jovanovich. Also included is correspondence between Jovanovich and Vanderbilt professor Michael Kreyling.
Kahn, E. J. (Ely Jacques), 1916-1994
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1611
53.72 linear feet (120 boxes, 1 other item)
Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr., the son of the eminent Art-Deco architect, Ely Jacques Kahn, was a prolific free-lance journalist, author of 27 non-fiction books, and longtime staff writer for The New Yorker magazine. The bulk of the papers reflect Kahn's... more
Pauker, Edmond, ca. 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
Grumbach, Doris
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1261
45 linear feet (86 boxes)
The papers document the professional career and personal life of Doris Grumbach, novelist, writer, literary critic, and educator.
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
Crowell-Collier Publishing Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 703
806 linear feet (808 boxes)
The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, American publishers of popular periodicals and educational and technical manuals, was incorporated in 1920 as the Crowell Publishing Company. The name was changed to Crowell-Collier in 1939, and to Crowell,... more
Dickstein, Morris
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18867
42.56 linear feet (103 boxes, 2 oversize folders). 50.1 megabytes (3,207 computer files)
The Morris Dickstein papers, dating from 1940 to 2018 (bulk dates 1962-2018), chronicle the career of American literary scholar, author, critic, and former Distinguished Professor of English and Theatre at the City University of New York Graduate... more
Stratemeyer Syndicate
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2903
147.1 linear feet (344 boxes, 38 volumes, 5 oversize folders)
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... more
Taggard, Genevieve, 1894-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2942
28.03 linear feet (60 boxes; 5 sound recordings)
The papers of poet and teacher Genevieve Taggard include correspondence, drafts of poetry and prose (most notably for her 1930 book The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson), photographs, notebooks, teaching materials, memorabilia, and other personal... more
New Yorker Magazine, Inc
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2236
1058.76 linear feet (2566 boxes; 7 microfilm reels; 18 sound recordings)
Weekly magazine founded in New York City in 1925 by Harold W. Ross, Jane Grant, Alexander Woollcott and Raoul Fleischman. The records consist of correspondence, interoffice memoranda, edited and corrected manuscripts and typescripts, drawings,... 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
Stone, Robert, 1937-2015
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2894
23.39 linear feet (57 boxes); 10.77 mb (455 computer files)
Robert Stone was an award-winning American novelist and screen writer. His works include A Hall of Mirrors, Dog Soldiers, A Flag for Sunrise, more
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 979
377.21 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
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 451
6.5 linear feet (3 cartons, 10 boxes)
Holger Cahill (born Sveinn Kristjan Bjarnarson in Iceland) was an American novelist, curator of important art exhibitions at the Newark Museum and the Museum of Modern Art, folklorist, and national director of the Federal Arts Project, 1935-1943.... more
Sanders, Ronald, 1932-1991
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3617
Ronald Sanders was an author, teacher, and lecturer on Jewish history and related topics. His papers include correspondence with family and friends, as well as other authors of note such as Yehuda Amichai, Sir Isaiah Berlin, Peter Gay, Shlomo... more
Skeel, Emily Ellsworth Ford, 1867-1958
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2766
106 linear feet (150 boxes and 2 v.)
Emily Ford Skeel (1867-1958) was a bibliographer, editor and philanthropist. Her parents were Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), a railroad and real-estate magnate and collector of Americana, and Emily Fowler Ford (1826-1893), a poet. Like her older... more
Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 248
The S. N. Behrman Papers document the literary career and personal life of the playwright and essayist. The date span of the papers is 1912-1987. They include personal and professional correspondence; diaries; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts,... more
Goldsmith, Barbara
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18068
99.64 linear feet (157 boxes, 31 volumes, 1 oversized folder); 3.58 gb (1492 computer files)
Barbara Goldsmith (1931-2016) was an American author, journalist, and philanthropist known for her non-fiction and New York City-based cultural commentary. The Barbara Goldsmith papers date from approximately 1900 to 2016 and document Goldsmith's... more
Gaither, Frances, 1889-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4394
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Typescripts and correspondence relating to both published and unpublished works of American author Frances Ormond Gaither and her husband, journalist Rice Gaither. Material includes correspondence and literary notes relating to The Red Cock Crows... more
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