Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1890-07-05
Death 1954-02-13

Biographical notes:

Editor and author.

From the description of Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954 (bulk 1933-1954). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979963

Frederick Lewis Allen was vice-president of Harper & Bros., publishers, and editor of Harper's magazine.

From the description of Letters, 1926-1953, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877934

Biographical Note

  • 1890, July 5: Born, Boston, Mass.
  • 1912: B. A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1912 - 1914 : English instructor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1913: M. A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1914 - 1916 : Assistant editor, Atlantic Monthly
  • 1916 - 1917 : Managing editor, Century Magazine
  • 1918: Married Dorothy Penrose (died 1930)
  • 1918 - 1919 : Member, Council of National Defense
  • 1919 - 1923 : Secretary to Harvard Corporation, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1923 - 1931 : Assistant editor, Harper's Magazine
  • 1931: Published Only Yesterday. New York: Harper & Brothers
  • 1931 - 1941 : Associate editor, Harper's Magazine
  • 1932: Married Agnes Rogers Hyde
  • 1933: Published with Agnes Rogers Allen The American Procession. New York: Harper & Brothers
  • 1934: Published with Agnes Rogers Allen Metropolis. New York: Harper & Brothers
  • 1935: Published The Lords of Creation. New York: Harper & Brothers
  • 1937 - 1944 : Trustee, Bennington College, Bennington, Vt.
  • 1940: Published Since Yesterday. New York: Harper
  • 1941 - 1953 : Editor-in-chief, Harper's Magazine
  • 1942 - 1948 : Overseer, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1945 - 1950 : Director, Foreign Policy Association
  • 1947: Published I Remember Distinctly. New York: Harper
  • 1949: Published The Great Pierpont Morgan. New York: Harper
  • 1950 - 1954 : Overseer, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1952: Published The Big Change. New York: Harper
  • 1954, Feb. 13: Died, New York, N.Y.

From the guide to the Frederick Lewis Allen Papers, 1890-1954, (bulk 1933-1954), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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  • Journalism
  • Industry
  • Public libraries--New York (State)--New York--20th century
  • Capitalists and finaciers--Biography
  • Industries--United States
  • Public libraries--20th century
  • American periodicals
  • Art--Collectors and collecting--Biography
  • Bankers--Biography

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  • Editors

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