Seldes, Gilbert, 1893-1970

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Gilbert Vivian Seldes, author, journalist, drama critic, editor and director of TV for the Columbia Broadcasting System. Attended Harvard (1914), was a war correspondent, editor of The Dial 1920-1923. Wrote numerous books on topics of the times: the depression, contemporary America, the movies, and prohibition and also wrote detectice stories under the name of John Forbes. An early director of TV for the Columbia Broadcasting Company. Brother of George Seldes.

Lola Kovener, autograph seeker.

From the description of Letters to Lola Kovener, 1937 Feb. 22, 1938 July 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 60402408

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creatorOf Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. Papers of e. e. cummings [manuscript], circa 1917-1962. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Danzig, Jerry. [Interview with Jerry Danzig] [sound recording] / Jerry Danzig ; [interviewed by] David Marc, New York, Nov. 25, 1997. Syracuse University
creatorOf Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. [Letter, 1923 March, London to Gilbert Vivian Seldes / T.S. Eliot]. The Sage Colleges Libraries
referencedIn Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. and Gilbert Seldes correspondence, 1956-1970 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Foerster, Norman, 1887-1972. Norman Foerster papers, 1907-1965. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Murphy, Gerald, 1888-1964. Gerald and Sara Murphy papers, 1854-2003. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Glaenzer, Richard Butler, 1876-1937. Papers of Richard B. Glaenzer [manuscript], 1885-1936. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947. Letter : Charles Scribner's sons, 597 Fifth Avenue, New York, to Gilbert Seldes, 22 November 1933. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993. Kenneth Burke papers. 1906-1960. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Thayer, Scofield, b. 1889. Dial/Scofield Thayer papers, 1879-1982 (bulk 1920-1925). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. Edmund Wilson papers, 1829-1986 (bulk 1920-1972). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970. Charles W. Bernardin-John Dos Passos Research Collection [manuscript], ca. 1940-1980. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Leyda, Jay, 1910-1988. Jay and Si Lan Chen Leyda papers, 1913-1987 (bulk 1930-1980). Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Seldes, Gilbert, 1893-1970. Correspondence with Van Wyck Brooks, 1922-1938. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Fonds Edward Gordon Craig Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
referencedIn Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers, 1837-1961 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Seldes, Gilbert Vivian, 1893-1970. Letters to Lola Kovener, 1937 Feb. 22, 1938 July 29. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Abramson, Ben. Ben Abramson correspondence, 1930-1940. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers, 1837-1961. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn T. S. Eliot Collection TXRC07-A6., 1905, 1917-1979 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Edmund Wilson papers, 1829-1986, 1920-1972 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993. Collection of 1 autograph letter signed with initials, 5 typed letters signed with initials, and a carbon copy typescript of poem, "To the memory of E. E. Cummings" : location varies, to Gilbert Seldes, 1938-1968. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Seldes, Gilbert, 1893-1970. The wise-crackers : a comedy about brittle people / by Gilbert Seldes. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
creatorOf Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007. Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. and Gilbert Seldes correspondence, 1956-1970. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Draper, Muriel, b. 1886. Muriel Draper Papers. 1881-1977 (bulk 1925-1950). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. T.S. Eliot Collection, 1905, 1917-1979. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Ben Abramson correspondence, 1930-1940 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Abe Burrows papers, 1904-1993 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers, 1837-1961. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Stanton, Frank, 1908-. [Interview with Frank Stanton] [sound recording] / Frank Stanton ; [interviewed by] David Marc, New York City, May 21, 1999. Syracuse University
referencedIn Santayana, George, 1863-1952. Papers, [ca. 1880]-1946. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Johnson, Martyn. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1901-1921. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Sara and Gerald Murphy papers, 1854-2003 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Powell, Dawn. Dawn Powell Papers, 1910-1998. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Seldes, Marian. [Postcard] 1967 March 20, New York, N.Y. [to] Roy Jansen, Harrisburg, Pa. / Marian Seldes. Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Pennsylvania State Library
referencedIn R. Buckminster Fuller papers, ca. 1920-1983 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Seldes, Gilbert Vivian, 1893-. Letter to Frank Luther Mott. New York, NY. 1935 Jan. 22. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. Office memoranda / Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Fates, Gil, 1914-2000. [Interview with Gil Fates] [sound recording] / Gil Fates ; [interviewed by] David Marc, Greenwich, CT, 2/12/99. Syracuse University
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associatedWith Abramson, Ben person
associatedWith Abramson, Ben. person
correspondedWith Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993. person
associatedWith Burrows, Abe, 1910-1985 person
associatedWith Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) person
associatedWith Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. person
associatedWith Danzig, Jerry. person
associatedWith Dolan, Robert Emmett, 1908-1972 person
associatedWith Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970. person
associatedWith Draper, Muriel, b. 1886. person
associatedWith Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 person
associatedWith Evans, Montgomery. person
associatedWith Fates, Gil, 1914-2000. person
associatedWith Foerster, Norman, 1887-1972. person
associatedWith Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983 person
associatedWith Glaenzer, Richard Butler, 1876-1937. person
associatedWith Kovener, Lola L., person
associatedWith Leyda, Jay, 1910-1988. person
associatedWith Murphy, Gerald, 1888-1964. person
associatedWith Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947. person
associatedWith Powell, Dawn. person
associatedWith Santayana, George, 1863-1952. person
associatedWith Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007. person
associatedWith Seldes, Marian. person
associatedWith Stanton, Frank, 1908- person
associatedWith Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. person
associatedWith Thayer, Scofield, b. 1889. person
associatedWith Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. person
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Birth 1893-01-03

Death 1970-09-29

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