Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950

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George Palmer Putnam (b. September 7, 1887, Rye, New York-d. January 4, 1950, Torna, California) was an American publisher, author and explorer. Known for his marriage to famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart, he had also achieved fame as one of the most successful promoters in the United States during the 1930s. He was the primary financier of the Baffin Island Expedition in 1927.
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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. Papers, 1872-1949 Houghton Library
referencedIn Smith, Corinna Lindon, 1876-1965. Papers, 1851-1966 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Simkhovitch, Mary K. (Mary Kingsbury), 1867-1951. Papers, 1852-1960 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Shouse, Catherine Filene, 1896-1994. Papers, 1878-1998 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Videotapes, 1932-1977 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf OAC Review Index. Central Ontario Alumni Association, OAC Review, v.34, no.4, Dec.1921, p.168. University of Guelph
referencedIn Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937. The George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers, 1785-1948 (inclusive), 1928-1937 (bulk). Purdue University Library
referencedIn Wittner, Fred, 1909-1972. Papers, 1928-1972. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950. Letter to V.H. Woods. New York, NY. 1935 June 5. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1912-1960 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf OAC Review Index. Alumni, OAC Review, v.40, no.2, Oct. 1927, p.49-54. University of Guelph
referencedIn Roy Dikeman Chapin Papers, 1886-1945, 1910-1936 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Harvard University. Treasurer. Records of the Treasurer of Harvard University, 1669-2008. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937. Papers, 1835-1977 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Simkhovitch, Mary K. (Mary Kingsbury), 1867-1951. Papers, 1852-1960 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Palmer, Charles Albert, 1901-. Papers, 1925-1990. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Moffat & Sanford. Correspondence with Theodore and Helen Dreiser, 1940-1949, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Washington Irving Collection, 1789-1869 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Earhart, Amy Otis, 1869-1962. Papers, 1884-1987 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Records of the Foreign Service Posts of the Department of State. 1788 - 1991. United States Diplomatic Records for China. 1844 - 1945. 711.5 Internees. 1/5/1945 - 11/1945. Telegram from General Patrick Hurley Regarding Messages from Internees at Weihsien United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Papers, 1835, 1885, 1897-1977 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Putnam, George. Affidavit, 1820 April 27. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Dix, Edwards & Company letters and agreements, 1854-1859. Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1884 (1916-1942) 1987 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Henry Wade Rogers papers, 1873-1920 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf OAC Review Index. Alumni : Second Annual Reunion, OAC Review, v.34, no.11, July 1922, p.472-473. University of Guelph
referencedIn Bassett Jones (collector) records, 1818-1938. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Lucien Howe papers, 1892-1940 (inclusive), 1907-1931 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Paul Revere Reynolds Papers, 1899-1980. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843 Houghton Library
referencedIn Reynolds, Paul Revere, 1864-1944. Records, 1899-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1851-1966 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn John A. Pope diaries and related records of the Morrissey Expedition, 1927 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1929. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937. [Videotape collection] [videorecording]. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977. Leopold Stokowski papers, 1916-1994. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Rogers, Henry Wade, 1853-1926. Henry Wade Rogers papers, 1873-1920. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950. Letter, 1947 Nov. 8, Death Valley, Calif., to [W.H.] Hobbs [Ann Arbor]. Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Mabie, Janet. Papers, 1912-1960 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith American Geographical Society of New York corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. corporateBody
memberOf American Museum of Natural History. Greenland Expedition (1926) corporateBody
associatedWith AMY (OTIS) EARHART, 1869-1962 person
memberOf Baffin Island Expedition (1927) corporateBody
associatedWith Chapin, Roy D. (Roy Dikeman), 1880-1936 person
associatedWith CORINNA HAVEN (PUTNAM) SMITH, 1876-1965 person
correspondedWith Dix, Edwards & Company. corporateBody
spouseOf Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 person
associatedWith Earhart, Amy Otis, 1869-1962. person
associatedWith Effie M. Morrissey (Schooner) corporateBody
associatedWith Gould, Laurence McKinley, 1896-1995 person
employeeOf G.P. Putnam & Sons corporateBody
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Harvard university corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University. Treasurer. corporateBody
associatedWith Hobbs, William Herbert, 1864-1952. person
correspondedWith Howe, Lucien, 1848-1928 person
associatedWith Janet Mabie, 1893-1961 person
associatedWith Jones, Bassett, collector. person
associatedWith Mabie, Janet. person
associatedWith Marvin, Ross G., d. 1909. person
associatedWith Mary Melinda (Kingsbury) Simkhovitch, 1867-1951 person
associatedWith Moffat & Sanford. corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith OAC Review Index. corporateBody
associatedWith OAC Review Index. corporateBody
associatedWith OAC Review Index. corporateBody
associatedWith Palmer, Charles Albert, 1901- person
associatedWith Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982 person
grandchildOf Putnam, George Palmer, 1814-1872 person
associatedWith Reynolds, Paul Revere, 1864-1944. person
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Wade, 1853-1926. person
associatedWith Shouse, Catherine Filene, 1896-1994. person
associatedWith Simkhovitch, Mary K. (Mary Kingsbury), 1867-1951. person
associatedWith Smith, Corinna Lindon, 1876-1965. person
alumnusOrAlumnaOf University of California. corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Wittner, Fred, 1909-1972. person
associatedWith Woods, V. H., person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Rye (N.Y.)
Baffin Island (Nunavut)
California
Subject
Exploration
Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration
Publishing
Occupation
Publisher
Activity

Person

Birth 1887-09-07

Death 1950-01-04

Americans

English

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