Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964

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From the description of Reminiscences of Ben W. Huebsch : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740245

From the description of B. W. Huebsch papers, 1893-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981210

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From the description of B. W. Huebsch records, 1909-1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102541

Biographical Note

  • 1876, Mar. 21: Born, New York, N.Y.
  • 1900 - 1924 : Published books under B. W. Huebsch imprint including first American editions of D. H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers, Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio, and the first printing of James Joyce's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • 1915 - 1916 : Member, Ford Peace Plan Commission
  • 1920: Married Alfhild Lamm
  • 1920 - 1924 : Published the weekly Freeman
  • 1922: Began lifelong interest in P.E.N., serving on many boards and committees of its American Center
  • 1924: Board member of American Civil Liberties Union from its founding; served as it treasurer from 1926 to his death
  • 1925: Merged B. W. Huebsch publishing firm with Viking Press; responsible for the first publication in this country of Harold Laski, Stefan Zweig, Franz Werfel, Erich Maria Remarque, Thomas Mann, and others
  • 1949: Represented book industry on United States National Committee for Unesco
  • 1964: Received first Irita Van Doren Literary Award
  • 1964, Aug. 7: Died, London, England

From the guide to the B. W. Huebsch Papers, 1893-1964, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957. John L. De Forest / Sholem Asch collection, 1941-1995 (bulk 1941-1943). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Eugène and Maria Jolas Papers, 1879-1986 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn John Nolen papers, 1890-1938, 1954-1960. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964. B. W. Huebsch records, 1909-1963. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Lorwin, Lewis Levitzki, 1883-1970. Lewis Levitzki Lorwin papers, 1908-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Papers of Gertrude Stein [manuscript], 1922-1955. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers, 1897-1930. Houghton Library
creatorOf Welles, Winifred, 1893-1939. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1920. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn La Follette family papers, 1781-1988 (bulk 1900-1953) Library of Congress
creatorOf Garnett, Constance, 1861-1946. [Letter] 1935 Jun. 15, The Cearne, Edenbridge, Kent [to] Mr. Hubsch [sic] / Constance Garnett. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Gilbert, Stuart. Papers of Stuart Gilbert, 1900-1985 (bulk 1928-1975). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Theodore Wesley Koch Papers, 1894-1941 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Crane, Hart, 1899-1932. Collection, 1920-1932. North Central College, Oesterle Library
creatorOf Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. D.H. Lawrence Collection, 1904-1981 (bulk 1904-1935). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Grant Richards Collection of A. E. Housman Material, 1898-1947, (bulk 1910-1942) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf B. W. Huebsch Papers, 1893-1964 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Jolas, Eugène, 1894-1952. Eugène and Maria Jolas Papers, 1879-1986. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Booksellers' Training School records, 1912-1918 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937. [Letters to Huebsch] / Edward Garnett. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Richards, Grant, 1872-1948. Grant Richards collection of A.E. Housman material, 1898-1947 (bulk 1910-1942). Library of Congress
referencedIn Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers, 1837-1961. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Weinberger, Harry, 1888-. Correspondence, with Agnes Inglis, 1917-1918. University of Michigan
referencedIn Rebecca Shelley Papers, 1890-1984 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Nolen, John, 1869-1937. John Nolen papers, 1890-1938, 1954-1960. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Van Dine, S. S. Papers of S. S. Van Dine [manuscript], 1899-1978 (bulk 1899-1939). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Von Hofe, Harold, 1912-2011. Harold von Hofe papers, 1904-2000 (bulk 1940-1990). University of Southern California, USC Libraries
referencedIn George Dillon Papers, 1862-1982 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962. George Sylvester Viereck papers, 1924-1938 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Ellen Van Volkenburg-Maurice Browne general correspondence, 1911- University of Michigan
creatorOf Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964. Letters, 1919-1960, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn J.J. Robbins papers, 1893-1953, 1911-1953 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961. Papers of Hilda Doolittle Aldington [manuscript] 1918-61. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Robbins, John Jacob, 1895-1950. John Jacob Robbins papers, 1893-1953, bulk (1911-1953). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Angela Morgan Papers, 1893-1957 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn LaFollette Family Papers, 1781-1988, (bulk 1900-1953) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964. Reminiscences of Ben W. Huebsch : oral history, 1955. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. Joseph Barnes papers, 1907-1970, 1923-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1916-1940. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Hand, Learned. Learned Hand papers. 1840-1961. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964. John Haynes Holmes papers, 1899-1983 (bulk 1935-1964). Library of Congress
referencedIn D. H. Lawrence Collection TXRC98-A9., 1904-1981, (bulk 1904-1935) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Robert Pick papers, 1915-1977. Houghton Library
creatorOf Saint Augustine, Sister. Correspondence with Franz Werfel, 1943. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Peat, Harold R. Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1943, n. d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Digital Collection Bancroft Library
creatorOf Koch, Theodore Wesley, 1871-1941. Theodore Wesley Koch papers, 1894-1941. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Holt, Frederick Holford, 1867-1929. Peace papers, 1915-1917. University of Michigan
creatorOf Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964. Correspondence with W. A. Swanberg, 1962-1964. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Klarmann, Adolf D. (Adolf Donald), 1904-1975. Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1936-1964. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn La Follette family papers (continuation record), 1781-1988 (bulk 1910-1953). Library of Congress
referencedIn John L. De Forest / Sholem Asch collection, 1941-1995, 1941-1943 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Dorothy Gordon's collected letters and works TXRC96-A46., 1931-1950 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919. Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel papers, 1824-1979 (bulk 1883-1947). Library of Congress
referencedIn Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Papers of James Joyce in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1904-1937. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
creatorOf Holt, Frederick Holford, 1867-1929. Frederick and Lillian Holt Peace Expedition papers, 1915-1917. University of Michigan
creatorOf Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941. The triumph of the egg : a book of impressions from American life / by Sherwood Anderson and Tennessee Mitchell ; photographs by Eugene Hutchinson. Library of Congress
creatorOf Frank, Walter, 1882-1969. Papers of Walter Frank [manuscript], 1866-1970 (bulk 1925-1970). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Pascal Covici Correspondence TXRC96-A14., 1924-1966, (bulk 1938-1964) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Harold von Hofe papers, Bulk, 1940-1990, 1904-2000 USC Libraries Special Collections
creatorOf Reedy, William Marion, 1862-1920. William Marion Reedy papers, 1906-1919. Newberry Library
creatorOf Gordon, Dorothy, 1895- ,. Letters, primarily from Mitchell Kennerley, and works, 1931-1950. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers, 1837-1961 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers, 1837-1961. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964. Letter to Philip A. Friedman. New York, NY.f1953 Jul. 1. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964. B. W. Huebsch papers, 1893-1964. Library of Congress
creatorOf Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964. Correspondence with Van Wyck Brooks, 1915-1963. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel Papers, 1824-1979, (bulk 1883-1947) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn La Follette, Belle Case, 1859-1931. La Follette family papers, 1781-1988 (bulk 1910-1953). Library of Congress
referencedIn John Haynes Holmes Papers, 1899-1983, (bulk 1935-1964) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964. Papers, 1919-1953. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library
creatorOf Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964. [Letter] 1912, March 15, New York City [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / B.W. Huebsch. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Stuart Gilbert Papers TXRC98-A7., 1900-1985, (bulk 1928-1975) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. [Letter and manuscripts] / David Garnett. Smith College, Neilson Library
Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith American Civil Liberties Union. corporateBody
associatedWith Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941. person
associatedWith Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957. person
associatedWith Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. person
associatedWith Bates, H. E. (Herbert Ernest), 1905-1974. person
associatedWith Booksellers' Training School (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962 person
correspondedWith Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 person
associatedWith Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. person
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith B.W. Huebsch (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Covici, Pascal, 1888-1964 person
associatedWith Crane, Hart, 1899-1932. person
associatedWith Curle, Richard, 1883-1968. person
associatedWith Dillon, George, 1906-1968 person
correspondedWith Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 person
correspondedWith Edman, Irwin, 1896-1954 person
correspondedWith Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958 person
correspondedWith Franko, Sam, 1857-1937 person
associatedWith Frank, Walter, 1882-1969. person
associatedWith Friedman, Philip Allan, person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Garnett, Constance, 1861-1946. person
associatedWith Garnett, David, 1892-1981. person
associatedWith Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937. person
associatedWith Gilbert, Stuart. person
associatedWith Gilbert, Stuart, 1883-1969 person
correspondedWith Godden, Rumer, 1907-1998 person
associatedWith Gordon, Dorothy, 1895- person
associatedWith Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964. person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961. person
correspondedWith Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964. person
associatedWith Holt, Frederick Holford, 1867-1929. person
correspondedWith Huebsch, Daniel A. (Daniel Adolph), b. 1871 person
associatedWith John, Nolen 1869-1937. person
associatedWith Jolas, Eugène, 1894-1952. person
correspondedWith Joyce, James, 1882-1941. person
associatedWith Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950. person
associatedWith Klarmann, Adolf D. (Adolf Donald), 1904-1975. person
associatedWith Koch, Theodore Wesley, 1871-1941. person
correspondedWith LaFollette family family
correspondedWith Laski, Harold Joseph, 1893-1950 person
associatedWith Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 person
correspondedWith Leonard, William Ellery, 1876-1944 person
associatedWith Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957. person
associatedWith Lorwin, Lewis Levitzki, 1883-1970. person
associatedWith Manfred, Frederick Feikema, 1912-1994. person
associatedWith Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940, person
correspondedWith Martin Du Gard, Roger, 1881-1958 person
associatedWith Morgan, Angela, 1874-1957 person
associatedWith National Association of Book Publishers. corporateBody
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
correspondedWith Neilson, Francis, 1867- person
correspondedWith Nock, Albert Jay, 1872 or 3-1945 person
associatedWith Nolen, John, 1869-1937. person
associatedWith O'Faoláin, Seán, 1900-1991. person
correspondedWith Pach, Walter, 1883-1958 person
associatedWith Peat, Harold R. person
correspondedWith Pick, Robert, 1898- person
associatedWith Reedy, William Marion, 1862-1920. person
correspondedWith Richards, Grant, 1872-1948. person
associatedWith Robbins, John Jacob, 1895-1950. person
correspondedWith Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 person
associatedWith Saint Augustine, Sister. person
associatedWith Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967. person
associatedWith Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 person
correspondedWith Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 person
associatedWith Starr, Louis Morris, 1917-1980, person
associatedWith Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. person
correspondedWith Traubel, Anne Montgomerie, 1864-1954 person
correspondedWith Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Van Dine, S. S. person
associatedWith Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Viking Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Von Hofe, Harold, 1912-2011. person
correspondedWith Warner, Sylvia Townsend, 1893-1978 person
associatedWith Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. person
associatedWith Weinberger, Harry, 1888- person
associatedWith Welles, Winifred, 1893-1939. person
correspondedWith Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945 person
correspondedWith White, Patrick, 1912-1990 person
correspondedWith Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942 person
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Publishers and publishing--Interviews
Book industries and trade
Literature publishing
Authors and publishers
Liberalism--United States
Autographs--Collections
Publishers and publishing--Societies, etc
Literature
Publishers and publishing--United States
Publishers and Publishing
Musicians--Autographs
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Birth 1876-03-21

Death 1964-08-07

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