Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950

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Contains correspondence from Irita Van Doren, wife of Carl Van Doren.

From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1927-1934. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895031

American editor, author, and professor at Columbia University.

From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1935-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868256

  • 1885: Born in Hope, Illinois
  • 1907: A.B. Illinois
  • 1911: Ph.D. Columbia
  • 1911 - 1930 : professor, English Dept., Columbia University
  • 1917 - 1921 : managing editor of The Cambridge History of American Literature
  • 1919 - 1922 : literary editor of The Nation
  • 1922 - 1925 : literary editor of The Century Magazine
  • 1926 - 1934 : editor of The Literary Guild
  • 1921: The American Novel
  • 1922: Contemporary American Novelists, 1900-1920
  • 1923: The Roving Critic
  • 1924: Many Minds
  • 1925: Other Provinces and American and British Literature Since 1890 (with Mark Van Doren)
  • 1926: The Ninth Wave
  • 1930: Swift
  • 1933: Sinclair Lewis and American Literature: An Introduction
  • undated: American Literature: An Introduction
  • 1935: And Anthology of World Prose (editor)
  • 1936: Three Worlds (autobiography)
  • 1938: Benjamin Franklin (Pulitzer Prize for American biography, 1939)
  • 1939: An Illinois Boyhood
  • 1941: Secret History of the American Revolution
  • 1943: Mutiny in January
  • 1946: American Scriptures (with Carl Carmer)
  • 1948: The Great Rehearsal
  • 1950: Jane Mecom, the Favorite Sister of Benjamin Franklin

Van Doren Family

Parents: Dr. and Mrs. C. L. Van Doren

Brothers: Frank, Guy, Mark, Paul

Marriages: Irita

daughters: Anne (Mrs. Jerome D. Ross), Barbara (Mrs. Spencer Klaw), Margaret (Mrs. Tom Bevans), Jean (Wright)

From the guide to the Carl Van Doren Papers, 1900-1950, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections)

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creatorOf Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. Typed letters signed (4) : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1935-1943. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Embry, Jacqueline. Jacqueline Embry Papers, 1918-1953. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. The will of Benjamin Franklin, 1757. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Henderson, Alice Corbin, 1881-1949. Papers, 1861-1987 (bulk 1920-1949). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Millicent Todd Bingham papers, 1865-1968 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Schauffler, Robert Haven, 1879-1964. Correspondence, 1872-1964. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Carpenter, Margaret Haley. Papers of Margaret Haley Carpenter [manuscript], 1898-1985, bulk 1953-1985. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. Correspondence with Carl Van Doren and F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1920-1926. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. Letter to Wayne Gard. Grand Rapids, MI. 1931 Oct. 17. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. Scrapbooks of James Branch Cabell [manuscript], 1886-1958 (bulk 1904-1926). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. Letter, 1947 February 25, New York, to Sanborn C. Brown. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Gruening, Ernest, 1887-1974. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1919-1945. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Edwin Arlington Robinson collection, 1896-1984. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Fannia M. Cohn papers, 1914-1962 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Tuve, Merle Antony, 1901-1982. Merle Antony Tuve papers, 1901-1982 (bulk 1941-1966). Library of Congress
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referencedIn Rand School of Social Science Records, 1905-1962 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950. Papers of Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1897-1955. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Glaenzer, Richard Butler, 1876-1937. Papers of Richard B. Glaenzer [manuscript], 1885-1936. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. Correspondence with Van Wyck Brooks, 1920-1944. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. Quotation [manuscript] 1924 May 27. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Letters to Rabbi Solomon Goldman, Jan.-Sept. 1946. Drew University Library, Rose Memorial Library
referencedIn Djuna Barnes papers, 1820-1982, 1910-1975 Literature and Rare Books
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referencedIn Samson Raphaelson Papers, 1916-1982 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1927-1934. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. Papers, 1916-1982. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Wilson, James Southall, 1880-1963. Papers of James Southall Wilson [manuscript], 1908-1936. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Autograph collection, 1858-1940. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Robert Haven Schauffler Correspondence, TXRC96-A17., 1872-1964 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986. Papers of Dumas Malone [manuscript], 1913-1986. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Owens, Claire Myers. Claire Myers Owens collection, 1868-1983. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
referencedIn Robinson, Geroid Tanquary, 1892-1971. Papers, 1915-1965. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Educational Dept. Executive Secretary. ILGWU. Education Department. Fannia Cohn papers, 1918-1962. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Barnes, Djuna. Papers. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn Frederic Dannay Papers, ca.1920-1982. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf National War Fund (U.S.). Correspondence with Wanda Gág, 1943-1944. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Vassar College. Autograph file: S-Z, [ca. 1800]-1983. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. : Series II., Alfred A. Knopf Personal, 1874-1984 (bulk 1953-1984). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939. Papers, ca.1800-1941. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Adams, J. Donald (James Donald), 1891-1968. The writer and his craft : being the Hopwood lectures, 1932-1953. 1934- University of Michigan
referencedIn Gale, Zona, 1874-1938. Papers, 1838-1970. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. Letter to Frank Luther Mott. New York, NY. 1938 Dec. 5. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Glenn, Isa, 1874-1951. Isa Glenn and Bayard Schindel papers, 1898-1936. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series VII., Other Department Files, 1916-1996 (bulk 1943-1969). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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creatorOf Jackson, Joseph Henry, 1894-1955. Joseph Henry Jackson papers, circa 1931-1955. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Isa Glenn and Bayard Schindel papers, 1898-1936 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Alice Corbin Henderson Collection TXRC92-A24., 1861-1987 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. Papers of James Branch Cabell, 1919-1954. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Merle Antony Tuve Papers, 1901-1982, (bulk 1941-1966) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. Papers of James Branch Cabell, 1912-1925. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Barrett Harper Clark papers, 1912-1937 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Verner Winslow Crane Papers, 1911-1974 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Baron, Joseph, 1894-1960. Papers, 1910-1960. Wisconsin Historical Society
creatorOf Doty, Douglas Zabriskie, 1874-1935. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1899-1925. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Jay B. Hubbell Papers, 1816-1998 and undated, bulk 1920-1979 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Evelyn Scott Collection TXRC98-A5., 1894-1952 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951,. Letters to Alfred Kreymborg [manuscript], 1921-1956. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Dondore, Dorothy Anne, 1894-1946. Dorothy Anne Dondore papers, 1930-1945. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. Letter to Benjamin Shambaugh. New York, NY. 1939 Augt. 14. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Austin, Mary Hunter, 1868-1934. Papers of Mary Hunter Austin, 1845-1950 (bulk 1920-1934). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Papers of William Stanley Beaumont Braithwaite [manuscript] 1904-1935 (1958). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hires, Harrison Streeter, 1887-1962,. Letters. : Additions. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Clark, Barrett H. (Barrett Harper), 1890-1953. Barrett Harper Clark papers, 1912-1937. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Weinberger, Harry, 1888-. Harry Weinberger papers, 1915-1944 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Martha Dickinson Bianchi correspondence concerning publication of the poetry of the American poet, Emily Dickinson:, 1881-1943 (inclusive), 1925-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn McLaughlin, Andrew Cunningham, 1861-1947. Papers, 1881-1944 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
referencedIn McLaughlin, Andrew Cunningham. Papers, 1881-1944 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series III., Blanche W. Knopf, 1918-1966 (bulk 1940-1966). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Macy, George. George Macy papers, 1916-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. Letter to [Henry James] Forman. New York, NY. 1924 Apr. 6. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Jay Chapman papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Doris Ulmann Photograph Collection, ca. 1910-1934 © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn World Government News, Inc. records, 1943-1952, 1946-1951 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Letters to Lewis Gannett from various correspondents, 1936-1965. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Vanguard Press Records, ca.1925-ca.1985 Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscripts Library,
creatorOf Crane, Verner Winslow, 1889-. Verner Winslow Crane papers, 1911-1974. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Hawkins, Arthur. Papers of Arthur Hawkins [manuscript], 1929-1970. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. Letter, 1946, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Bingham, Millicent Todd, 1880-1968. Millicent Todd Bingham papers, 1865-1968 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Foerster, Norman, 1887-1972. Norman Foerster papers, 1907-1965. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Gypsy Rose Lee papers, 1910-1970 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Vanguard Press. Vanguard Press Records, ca. 1925-ca. 1985. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Tate, Allen, 1899-1979. Hopwood Awards Collection, 1930- University of Michigan
creatorOf Scott, Evelyn, 1893-1963. Evelyn Scott Collection, 1894-1952. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Ross, Edward Alsworth, 1866-1951. Papers, 1859-1969. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982. Papers, ca.1920-1982. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. Correspondence file, 1928-1929, from Horace Liveright, Inc. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Carl Van Doren Papers, 1900-1950 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsManuscripts Division
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Authors, American--20th century
Radio programs--United States
Writing, Invisible--History
Treason--United States--18th century
Copyright infringement--United States--Cases
Brothers--United States--20th century
American literature
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Novelists, American--20th century
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Birth 1885-09-10

Death 1950-07-18

Americans

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