McCormick, Ken, 1906-1997

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Editor in chief, Doubleday & Company.

From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947-1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122594971


From the description of Reminiscences of Kenneth Dale McCormick : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736212

Biographical Note

  • 1906, Feb. 25: Born, Madison, N.J.
  • 1928: A.B., Willamette University,Salem, Oreg.
  • 1930: Clerk, Doubleday & Co.'s Pennsylvania Station bookstore, New York, N.Y.
  • 1934: Editorial department, Doubleday & Co.
  • 1938: Chief associate editor, Doubleday & Co.
  • 1942 - 1971 : Editor in chief, Doubleday & Co.
  • 1948 - 1971 : Vice president, Doubleday & Co.
  • 1949 - 1971 : Director, Doubleday & Co.
  • 1968: Married Anne Hutchens
  • 1971 - : Senior consulting editor, Doubleday & Co.

From the guide to the Ken McCormick Collection of Doubleday and Company, Inc., Records, 1882-1992, (bulk 1910-1992), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf McCormick, Ken, 1906-. Ken McCormick collection of the records of Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1882-1992 (bulk 1910-1992). Library of Congress
referencedIn Baum, Vicki, 1888-1960. Vicki Baum papers, 1929-1953. University at Albany, University Libraries
creatorOf Doubleday, Doran & Company. Letters, 1928-1968, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968. Edna Ferber papers, 1910-1977. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Ken McCormick Collection of Doubleday and Company, Inc., Records, 1882-1992, (bulk 1910-1992) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf McCormick, Ken, 1906-1997. Reminiscences of Kenneth Dale McCormick : oral history, 1975. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Thomas Bohen papers regarding Grace Paley, 1956-1989, 1958-1961 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Cousins, Margaret, 1905-1996. Papers, 1921-1973. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Ken McCormick Papers. 1949 - 1991. Chronological Files
referencedIn Papers of Robert Graves: Correspondence (arranged by correspondent), c1909 to 2004 St John's College, Oxford
creatorOf Delbanco, Nicholas. Nicholas Delbanco papers, 1956-<2010>, bulk 1966-2000. University of Michigan
creatorOf Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940. Collection of papers, 1909-1940. University of Michigan
creatorOf Doubleday and Company, inc. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1947-1963. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Vera Zorina papers, 1910-2001 (inclusive), 1933-2001 (bulk). Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Bohen, Thomas. Thomas Bohen papers regarding Grace Paley, 1956-1989 (bulk 1958-1961). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf McCormick, Ken, 1906-. Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947-1949. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Barker, Lee. person
associatedWith Baum, Vicki, 1888-1960. person
associatedWith Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 person
associatedWith Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931 person
associatedWith Bohen, Thomas. person
associatedWith Bradbury, Walter. person
associatedWith Cady, Howard S. person
associatedWith Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978 person
associatedWith Claussen, Clara. person
associatedWith Costain, Thomas Bertram, 1885- person
associatedWith Cousins, Margaret, 1905-1996. person
associatedWith Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 person
associatedWith Delbanco, Nicholas. person
associatedWith Doubleday and Company, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Doubleday and Company, inc. Ken McCormick collection of Doubleday and Company, inc., records. 1882-1992. corporateBody
associatedWith Doubleday, Doran & Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Doubleday, Page & Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930 person
associatedWith Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989 person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 person
associatedWith Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968. person
associatedWith Gallico, Paul, 1897-1976 person
associatedWith Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945 person
associatedWith Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940. person
associatedWith Gordey, Beverly. person
associatedWith Graves, Robert Windham, 1858-1934 person
associatedWith Hailey, Arthur. person
associatedWith Haley, Alex. person
associatedWith Henry, O., 1862-1910 person
associatedWith Keller, Helen, 1880-1968 person
associatedWith Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 person
associatedWith Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 person
associatedWith Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935 person
associatedWith Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 person
associatedWith Maule, Harry E. (Harry Edward), 1886- person
associatedWith Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 person
associatedWith Norris, Kathleen Thompson, 1880-1966 person
associatedWith Prokosch, Frederic, 1908-1989 person
associatedWith Reed, Ishmael, 1938- person
associatedWith Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, 1885-1957 person
associatedWith Sheaffer, Louis, person
associatedWith Shulman, Max, 1919-1988 person
associatedWith Slaughter, Frank G. (Frank Gill), 1908-2001 person
associatedWith Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993 person
associatedWith Stone, Irving, 1903-1989 person
associatedWith Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946 person
associatedWith Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940 person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
associatedWith Wills, Garry, 1934- person
associatedWith Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975 person
associatedWith Wouk, Herman, 1915- person
correspondedWith Zorina, Vera. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Authors and publishers--United States
Book editors
Publishers and publishing--Interviews
Publishers and publishing--United States
Authors, American
Book industries and trade


Birth 1906

Death 1997




Ark ID: w6514vdz

SNAC ID: 69448511