Weybright, Victor, 1903-

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Victor Weybright (1903-1978) a publisher, founded the New American Library in 1947 with Kurt Enoch. The New American Library became known for its paperback publishing and also published Mentor and Signet books. The New American Library was sold in 1960 to Times Mirror Company of Los Angeles and Weybright left the company in 1966 to found the publishing firm of Weybright & Talley, Inc. with Truman M. Talley.

From the description of Papers, 1945-1974. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 27965697

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1850-2020 (inclusive), 1936-2008 (bulk) Houghton Library
creatorOf Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984. Letters, 1956-1957. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Williams, Oscar, 1900-1964. Papers, 1920-1966. Indiana University
referencedIn Switzer, Mary Elizabeth, 1900-. Papers, 1922-1973 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, 1932-2005 Houghton Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library
referencedIn New American Library Archive, 1943-1962 Fales Library & Special Collections
referencedIn Mowrer, Edgar Ansel, 1892-1977. Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, 1898-1978 (bulk 1933-1978). Library of Congress
referencedIn Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer Papers, 1898-1978, (bulk 1933-1975) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1922-1973 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Weybright, Victor. Papers, 1945-1974. Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
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correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984. person
associatedWith MARY ELIZABETH SWITZER, 1900-1971 person
correspondedWith Mowrer, Edgar Ansel, 1892-1977. person
correspondedWith Mowrer, Lilian T. (Lilian Thomson). Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers. 1910-1970 person
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith New American Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Switzer, Mary Elizabeth, 1900- person
associatedWith Times Mirror Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Williams, Oscar, 1900-1964. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Publishers and Publishing
Book industries and trade


Birth 1903

Death 1978


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