McAlmon, Robert, 1896-1956

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Robert McAlmon (1896-1956), American author who founded Contact Editions in Paris in 1922 and published many of the most important expatriate authors of the 1920s. His own works included the story collection Distinguished Air and the novel Village. After leaving Paris in 1929, he published little, though his memoir, Being Geniuses Together, appeared in England in 1938. He died of tuberculosis in Hot Springs, California in 1956.

From the description of Robert McAlmon papers, 1916-1980 (bulk 1930-1952). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702137489

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x000350

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creatorOf Barnes, Djuna. Papers. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972. Ezra Pound papers : addition, 1862-1983 (bulk 1960-1971). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Robert Knoll, Papers, 1955-1999 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library
creatorOf McAlmon, Robert, 1896-1956. Robert McAlmon papers, 1916-1980 (bulk 1930-1952). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955. Papers of Wallace Stevens, 1856-1975. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Bryher, 1894-. Bryher papers, 1812-1980 (bulk 1911-1978). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn McAlmon, Robert, 1896-1956. Robert McAlmon papers, 1916-1980 (bulk 1930-1952). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers, 1837-1961. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Papers: 1873-1993 (inclusive), 1899-1961 (bulk). John F Kennedy Presidential Library
referencedIn Peter Neagoe Papers, 1928-1967 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Dawson, Mitchell, 1890-1956. Mitchell Dawson papers, 1810-1988. Newberry Library
referencedIn Gramercy Bookshop (New York, N.Y.). Grammercy Bookshop records, [ca. 1931]-1979. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Sherry Mangan papers, 1923-1961. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Bird, William, 1888-1963. William Bird Ezra Pound papers, 1900-1926. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Djuna Barnes papers, 1820-1982, 1910-1975 Literature and Rare Books
referencedIn Morgan, Louise. Louise Morgan and Otto Theis papers 1903-1983 (bulk 1930-1960). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Poetry Manuscripts Collection (State University of New York at Buffalo). Contemporary manuscripts collection, 1880- SUNY at Buffalo, University at Buffalo
referencedIn Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Ernest Hemingway papers [manuscript], 1925-1966. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Vol. XXXI. (ff.) Marr-McCullers.James Stern, writer: Carson McCullers, writer: Letters to James Stern from Carson McCullers: circa 1940-1942.James Stern, writer: Robert McAlmon, writer: Letters to James Stern from Robert McAlmon: 1932-1950.James St... British Library
referencedIn Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972. Papers of Ezra Pound h[manuscript], 1933-1937. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972. Ezra Pound Papers 1868-1976. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn William Bird Ezra Pound papers, 1900-1926 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961. H. D. Papers, 1887-1977. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers, 1837-1961. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Antheil, George, 1900-1959. person
associatedWith Barnes, Djuna person
associatedWith Barnes, Djuna. person
associatedWith Bird, William, 1888-1963. person
associatedWith Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992. person
associatedWith Bryher, 1894- person
associatedWith Contact Editions. corporateBody
associatedWith Dawson, Mitchell, 1890-1956. person
associatedWith Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. person
associatedWith Glassco, John. person
associatedWith Gramercy Bookshop (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943. person
associatedWith H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961. person
associatedWith Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. person
associatedWith Herbst, Josephine, 1892-1969. person
associatedWith Joyce, James, 1882-1941. person
associatedWith Knoll, Robert E., 1922- person
associatedWith Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957. person
associatedWith Macleod, Norman, 1906- person
correspondedWith Mangan, Sherry, 1904- person
associatedWith McAlmon, Robert, 1896-1956. person
associatedWith Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972. person
associatedWith Morgan, Louise. person
associatedWith Neagoe, Peter. person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. person
associatedWith Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972. person
associatedWith Satō, Ken. person
associatedWith Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. person
associatedWith Stern, James. person
associatedWith Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955. person
associatedWith Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963. person
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France--Paris
France
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Authors, American
Small presses
American literature--20th century
Authors, American--20th century--Archives
Expatriate authors
American fiction--20th century
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Birth 1896-03-09

Death 1956-02-02

Americans

English

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