Weil, James L.

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Proprietor of Elizabeth Press, a small literary press in New Rochelle, N.Y.

From the description of James L. Weil papers, 1963-1980. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28409154

James L. Weil was born 15 June 1929, in New York, New York, the son of Morris (a financier) and Charlotte (Ullman) Weil. He attended the University of Chicago (A.B., 1950) and Oxford University (certificate, 1954). He has been employed by the Dialight Corporation (manufacturer of electronic components, New York City, 1954-1956) as an aide to the president, as secretary (1956-1958), vice-president (1958-1961), senior vice-president (1961-1968); editor and publisher of the Elizabeth Press ( New Rochelle, NY, 1961-1981); editor and publisher of James L. Weil, Publisher (New Rochelle, 1982--). He was also president of Liz Pub Ltd. (1977-1981) and is a f ormer member of advisory board and writer-in-residence of Wesleyan Writers Conference . He has been awarded the Chapbook award for American Weave (1958) and an award from National Endowment of the Arts (1967) for Quarrel with the Rose .

From the guide to the James L. Weil Papers., 1963-1980., (Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center .)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Brown, Spencer, 1909-1989. Spencer Brown papers, 1909-1991. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Taggart, John, 1942-. Papers, 1962-2000. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Aralia Press. Printing ephemera, 1983-1998. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Weil, James L. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf James Weil papers, circa 1938-[ongoing] Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Larry Eigner papers, Eigner (Larry) papers, 1958-1978, 1958-1978 Brown University Library, Special Collections
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library
creatorOf James L. Weil Papers., 1963-1980. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
referencedIn William Bronk Papers, 1908-1999. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996. [Larry Eigner poems and papers] University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
referencedIn Bronk, William. William Bronk papers, 1908-1999. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Taggart, John, 1942-. John Taggart papers, 1974-1975. University of Connecticut, Homer Babbidge Library
referencedIn Cid Corman collection of papers, 1941-1983, 1951-1974 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Larry Eigner Papers., 1950-1979. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
creatorOf Weil, James L. James Weil papers, ca. 1952-[ongoing]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn John Taggart Papers, 1962-2002 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
referencedIn Larry Eigner poems and papers, 1950-1993 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
creatorOf Corman, Cid. Cid Corman collection of papers, 1941-1983 bulk (1951-1974). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Weil, James L. James L. Weil papers, 1963-1980. University of Connecticut, Homer Babbidge Library
creatorOf Oppen, George. George Oppen letters to James Weil, between 1964 and 1972. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Aralia Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Bronk, William. person
associatedWith Brown, Spencer, 1909-1989. person
correspondedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 person
associatedWith Corman, Cid. person
associatedWith Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996. person
associatedWith Elizabeth Press. corporateBody
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Oppen, George. person
associatedWith Sanders, Ed. person
associatedWith Taggart, John, 1942- person
correspondedWith Wakoski, Diane person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Rochelle, N.Y.
New York (State)
New Rochelle (N.Y.)
United States
Subject
American literature--20th century
American literature--New York (State)
Publishers and Publishing
Publishers and publishing--New York (State)
Little presses--New York (State)
New Rochelle (N.Y.)-Business, industries, and trades--Publishing
Authors and publishers--United States
American literature
New Rochelle (N.Y.)-Cultural affairs--Literature
Authors and publishers
Small presses
Occupation
Publishers--New York (State)
Editors--United States
Poets
Publisher
Editors
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Birth 1929

Death 2006

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