Loveman, Amy

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Amy Loveman was born in New York City in 1881. She graduated from Barnard College in 1901. Loveman was the first editor of the Barnard Bulletin. She was one of the founding editors of the "Saturday Review of Literature", established in 1924. When the Book-of-the-Month Club was established in 1926, Loveman was chairperson of the reading department and in 1951 became editor. She received the Columbia University Medal of Excellence in 1945 and the Constance Lindsay Skinner Award in 1946. In 1956, friends and classmates established the Amy Loveman Memorial Fund which presents an annual prize for "the best original poem by a Barnard undergraduate".

From the description of Amy Loveman papers 1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122404682

Amy Loveman was born into a literary family in New York City, and graduated from Barnard College. She became a book reviewer for the New York Evening Post, and helped found the Saturday Review of Literature, where she worked as an editor. She worked for the Book-of-the-Month Club from its inception, ultimately becoming editor. A popular, valuable, and supportive editor, she devoted her life to literature and writers.

From the description of Amy Loveman letter to W.S. Dye, Jr., 1925 Aug. 26. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57457721

Loveman was co-founder of the SATURDAY REVIEW OF LITERATURE and staff member (Head of the Reading Department and member of the Board of Judges) of the Book-of-the-Month Club.

From the description of Amy Loveman letters, 1935-1943. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 606938181

Editor, reviewer.

From the description of Reminiscences of Amy Loveman : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619800

Associate editor of the Saturday Review of Literature.

From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1948. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122629154

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referencedIn Halsband, Robert, 1914-. Robert Halsband papers, 1708-1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961. Letters, 1927-1957, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Basil Davenport papers, 1899-1964 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn White, William Allen, 1868-1944. William Allen White papers, 1859-1944 (bulk 1899-1944). Library of Congress
creatorOf Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970. Vera Brittain letter to Amy Loveman, 1937 Nov. 3. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Chase S. Osborn Papers, ca. 1870-1949, 1889-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Papers, 1903-2005 Harvard Art Museum Archives, Harvard University
referencedIn Papers, 1918-1993 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. Joseph Barnes papers, 1907-1970, 1923-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn William Allen White Papers, 1859-1944, (bulk 1899-1944) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Loveman, Amy. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1954. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961. Reminiscences of Henry Seidel Canby and Amy Loveman : oral history, 1955. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Book-of-the-Month Club Records, 1939-1967, (bulk 1939-1960) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Halsted B. VanderPoel collection of Saturday review papers, 1930-1936. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Loveman, Amy. Amy Loveman letter to W.S. Dye, Jr., 1925 Aug. 26. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1752(1808-1984) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn H. S. (Herbert Spencer) Jennings papers, ca. 1893-1947, Circa 1893-1947 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Book-of-the-Month Club. Book-of-the-Month Club records, 1939-1967. Library of Congress
creatorOf Bradley, Mary E. (Mary Emily), 1835-1898. Women authors collection, Bra-Broo, 1829-1937. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Loveman, Amy. Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1948. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Papers, 1840-1961. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945. Papers of Ellen Glasgow [manuscript], 1880-1963. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Marshall, Lenore, 1897-1971. Papers, 1887-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Loveman, Amy. Amy Loveman papers 1953. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951. Louis Adamic letters, 1934-1938. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hough, Henry Beetle, 1896-. Henry Beetle Hough papers, 1841-1994. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Reynolds, Paul Revere, 1864-1944. Records, 1899-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Loveman, Amy. Amy Loveman letters, 1935-1943. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965. Papers, 1903-2005. Harvard University Art Museum
creatorOf Loveman, Amy. Reminiscences of Amy Loveman : oral history, 1954. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Vanguard Press Records, ca.1925-ca.1985 Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscripts Library,
referencedIn Thompson, Ralph, 1904-. Papers, 1944-1956. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Sanborn, Agnes Goldman, 1887-1984. Papers, 1752-1984 (inclusive), 1808-1984 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Paul Revere Reynolds Papers, 1899-1980. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Notestein, Wallace, 1878-1969. Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Vanguard Press. Vanguard Press Records, ca. 1925-ca. 1985. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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associatedWith Bassett, Charlotte. person
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associatedWith Brickell, Herschel, 1889-1952. person
associatedWith Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970. person
associatedWith Broch, Hermann, 1886-1951. person
associatedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968. person
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associatedWith Carmer, Carl Lamson, 1893-1976. person
associatedWith Chase, Mary Ellen, 1887-1973. person
associatedWith Dangerfield, George, 1904-1986. person
associatedWith Davenport, Basil, 1905-1966 person
associatedWith Davenport, Marcia, 1903-1996. person
associatedWith Dye, William S., person
associatedWith Fletcher, John Gould, 1886-1950. person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945. person
associatedWith Halsband, Robert, 1914- person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Hellman, George S. person
associatedWith Highet, Gilbert, 1906-1978. person
associatedWith Hough, Henry Beetle, 1896- person
associatedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960. person
associatedWith Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886- person
associatedWith Jennings, H. S., (Herbert Spencer), 1868-1947 person
associatedWith Marshall, Lenore, 1897-1971. person
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Notestein, Wallace, 1878-1969. person
associatedWith Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), b. 1860 person
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associatedWith Reynolds, Paul Revere, 1864-1944. person
associatedWith Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965. person
associatedWith Sanborn, Agnes Goldman, 1887-1984. person
associatedWith Smith, Robb. person
associatedWith Starr, Louis Morris, 1917-1980, person
associatedWith Thompson, Ralph, 1904- person
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Women editors--Correspondence
Editors--Interviews
Book Clubs (Discussion Groups)
American literature--Women authors
Women's colleges
Book selection
Women--Literary collections
Book industries and trade
Authors
American literature--20th century
Book reviewing
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