Abramson, Ben

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Ben Abramson was proprietor of the Argus Book Shop in Chicago, Illinois.

From the guide to the Ben Abramson correspondence, 1930-1940, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Argus Book Shop correspondence, 1857-1955, 1930-1944 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn White mss., 1932-1969 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Ben Abramson correspondence, 1930-1940 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Baker Street Irregulars (Organization : U.S.) archive, 1923-2007. Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Papers of John Steinbeck [manuscript], 1932-1974. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, 1932-2005 Houghton Library
creatorOf Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. Papers of James Branch Cabell [manuscript], 1669-1937, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. Papers of James Branch Cabell, 1912-1925. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Howard P. Lovecraft collection, Lovecraft (Howard P.) collection, 1894-1971 John Hay Library, Special Collections
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Argus Book Shop (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Baker Street Irregulars (Organization : U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968 person
associatedWith Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. person
associatedWith Lindsay, Norman, 1879-1969 person
associatedWith Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937 person
associatedWith Mullally, Don person
associatedWith Nathan, George Jean, 1882-1958 person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940 person
associatedWith O'Duffy, Einar person
associatedWith Sandoz, Mari, 1896-1966 person
associatedWith Seldes, Gilbert, 1893-1970 person
associatedWith Selver, Paul, 1888-1970 person
associatedWith Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 person
associatedWith Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. person
associatedWith Swinnerton, Frank, 1884- person
associatedWith Thayer, Tiffany, 1902-1959 person
associatedWith Toklas, Alice B person
associatedWith Zara, Louis, 1910-2001 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Chicago (Ill.)
Booksellers and bookselling


Birth 1898

Death 1955




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