Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954

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From the description of Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954 (bulk 1933-1954). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979963

Frederick Lewis Allen was vice-president of Harper & Bros., publishers, and editor of Harper's magazine.

From the description of Letters, 1926-1953, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877934

Biographical Note

  • 1890, July 5: Born, Boston, Mass.
  • 1912: B. A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1912 - 1914 : English instructor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1913: M. A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1914 - 1916 : Assistant editor, Atlantic Monthly
  • 1916 - 1917 : Managing editor, Century Magazine
  • 1918: Married Dorothy Penrose (died 1930)
  • 1918 - 1919 : Member, Council of National Defense
  • 1919 - 1923 : Secretary to Harvard Corporation, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1923 - 1931 : Assistant editor, Harper's Magazine
  • 1931: Published Only Yesterday. New York: Harper & Brothers
  • 1931 - 1941 : Associate editor, Harper's Magazine
  • 1932: Married Agnes Rogers Hyde
  • 1933: Published with Agnes Rogers Allen The American Procession. New York: Harper & Brothers
  • 1934: Published with Agnes Rogers Allen Metropolis. New York: Harper & Brothers
  • 1935: Published The Lords of Creation. New York: Harper & Brothers
  • 1937 - 1944 : Trustee, Bennington College, Bennington, Vt.
  • 1940: Published Since Yesterday. New York: Harper
  • 1941 - 1953 : Editor-in-chief, Harper's Magazine
  • 1942 - 1948 : Overseer, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1945 - 1950 : Director, Foreign Policy Association
  • 1947: Published I Remember Distinctly. New York: Harper
  • 1949: Published The Great Pierpont Morgan. New York: Harper
  • 1950 - 1954 : Overseer, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1952: Published The Big Change. New York: Harper
  • 1954, Feb. 13: Died, New York, N.Y.

From the guide to the Frederick Lewis Allen Papers, 1890-1954, (bulk 1933-1954), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf PEN. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1923-1940. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Fischer, John Sylvester, 1910-1978. John Sylvester Fischer papers, 1907-1980 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960. Additional papers, 1880-1959 Houghton Library
creatorOf Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954. Correspondence with Belle Greene, 1948 Oct. 21, Nov. 5, 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Wendell family papers, 1620-1921 Houghton Library
creatorOf Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915. Letter, photograph clipping, and article about Elbert Hubbard, 1915-1938. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (inclusive), 1929-1957 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954. The great Pierpont Morgan : typescript, [1949?] / by Frederick L. Allen. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948. Thomas W. Lamont papers, 1894-1948 Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
creatorOf Frederick Lewis Allen's consumer's report on the library, 1951 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Gale, Zona, 1874-1938. Papers of Zona Gale, 1914-1937. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Rovere, Richard Halworth, 1915-1979. Richard Halworth Rovere papers, 1926-1981. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Records of the News Office, 1919-1974 (inclusive). Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Underwood, Oscar W. (Oscar Wilder), 1862-1929. Oscar Wilder Underwood letters [manuscript] 1909-25. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Frederick Lewis Allen Papers, 1890-1954, (bulk 1933-1954) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Garet Garrett papers, 1805-1938 (bulk 1900-1938) Houghton Library
referencedIn Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960. William Adams Delano papers, 1902-1960 (inclusive), 1939-1960 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn John Sylvester Fischer papers, 1907-1980 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Horace Mason Reynolds papers, 1895-1965. Houghton Library
creatorOf Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954,. Dunn papers [manuscript], 1897-1938. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954. Correspondence with Van Wyck Brooks, 1919-1953. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954. Letters, 1926-1953, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library
referencedIn Clark, Robert Sterling, 1877-1956. Sterling and Francine Clark Papers: Reading Library, 1707-1961. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
creatorOf Smith, Shirley Wheeler, 1875-1959. Shirley Wheeler Smith papers, 1881-1959. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954. Letter to Kenneth McM. Dickey : New York : LS, 1935 Aug. 13. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Harding, T. Swann (Thomas Swann), 1890-. T. Swann Harding papers, 1918-1963. Library of Congress
referencedIn Beer family papers, 1740-1981, 1827-1981 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954. Frederick Lewis Allen's consumer's report on the library, 1951. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954. Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954 (bulk 1933-1954). Library of Congress
referencedIn Fischer, John Sylvester, 1910-1978. John Sylvester Fischer papers, 1907-1980 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (bulk 1929-1957) Yale University Library
creatorOf Gale, Zona, 1874-1938. Papers of Zona Gale [manuscript], 1914-1937. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1932. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Edgar Huidekoper Wells papers, 1912-1933. Houghton Library
creatorOf Allen, Jay, 1900-. Letters, 1935-1964. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Autograph File, A, 1518-2002. Houghton Library
referencedIn Shirley Wheeler Smith Papers, 1881-1959 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Harper & Row, Publishers. Letters, 1925-1981 : to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Larrabee, Eric. Correspondence with Bernard De Voto, 1952. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Papers, 1911-1944 (inclusive), 1929-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Allen, Agnes Rogers, 1893-1986. Reminiscences of Agnes Rogers Allen : oral history, 1977. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harper & Brothers. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1940-1962. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn T. Swann Harding Papers, 1918-1963 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923. Papers, 1762-1927 (bulk 1872-1921) Houghton Library
referencedIn Beer family. Beer family papers, 1740-1981 (inclusive), 1827-1981 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (bulk 1929-1957) Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Allen, Agnes Rogers, 1893-1986. person
correspondedWith Allen, Hildegarde person
associatedWith Allen, Jay, 1900- person
associatedWith Beer family family
associatedWith Beer family. family
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Clark, Robert Sterling, 1877-1956. person
correspondedWith Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978 person
correspondedWith Dean, Vera Micheles, 1903-1972 person
associatedWith Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960. person
correspondedWith De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955 person
associatedWith Dickey, Kenneth McM. person
associatedWith Fischer, John Sylvester, 1910-1978. person
associatedWith Foreign Policy Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. person
associatedWith Gale, Zona, 1874-1938. person
correspondedWith Garrett, Garet, 1878-1954 person
correspondedWith Harding, T. Swann (Thomas Swann), 1890- person
associatedWith Harper & Brothers. corporateBody
associatedWith Harper & Row, Publishers. corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University. corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University. News Office. corporateBody
correspondedWith Highet, Gilbert, 1906-1978 person
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915. person
associatedWith Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948. person
associatedWith Larrabee, Eric. person
correspondedWith Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974 person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
correspondedWith McKinney, Laurence person
correspondedWith McKinney, Laurence person
associatedWith Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913 person
associatedWith New York Public Library corporateBody
associatedWith PEN. corporateBody
correspondedWith Perkins, Milo, 1900- person
correspondedWith Pfeiffer, George person
correspondedWith Pfeiffer, George person
correspondedWith Reynolds, Horace Mason, 1896-1965 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Rovere, Richard Halworth, 1915-1979. person
associatedWith Smith, Shirley Wheeler, 1875-1959. person
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith Underwood, Oscar W. (Oscar Wilder), 1862-1929. person
correspondedWith Wallace, DeWitt, 1889-1981 person
associatedWith Wells, Edgar Huidekoper, 1875-1938 person
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
correspondedWith Zuill, W. S. (William S.) person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
United States
San Francisco (Calif.)
New York (State)--New York
London (England)
San Francisco (Calif.)
London (England)
Subject
American periodicals
Art
Bankers
Capitalists and finaciers
Industries
Industry
Journalism
Public libraries
Public libraries
Occupation
Authors
Editors
Activity

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Birth 1890-07-05

Death 1954-02-13

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