Loveman, Samuel, 1887-1976

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Samuel Loveman (1887-1976) was an American author, editor and bookseller. His published works include The hermaphrodite and other poems (1936), and A round-table in Poictessme : a symposium (1924), which he edited with Don Bregenzar.

From the description of Papers of Samuel Loveman, 1909-pre-1927. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122332604

Samuel Loveman was an American book dealer and publisher, and also a poet, translator, and magazine editor.

From the description of Samuel Loveman translations of Heinrich Heine poems, ca. 1950? (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51907493

American book dealer and publisher, poet, and editor Samuel Loveman (b. 1885?-1976) was proprietor of Bodley Book Shop in New York City, and associated with Dauber & Pine Book Shop and Gotham Book Mart.

From the description of Samuel Loveman correspondence, 1911-1976 (bulk 1932-1968). (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 22443232

Epithet: of Dauber and Pine Bookshops, New York

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000630.0x0002a2

Samuel Loveman was born in 1887 in Cleveland, Ohio. An aspiring poet, Loveman left the Midwest in order to pursuer his career as a writer and to live an openly gay lifestyle. He moved to New York City in the early 1920s where he made the acquaintance of several prominent authors including Ambrose Bierce, Hart Crane, and H.P. Lovecraft. Loveman owned a bookstore named the Bodley Bookshop in Manhattan with his partner David Mann. He wrote two books, The Hermaphrodite was a poem published in July 1926 and subsequently republished with additional poems in 1936 and Twenty-One Letters, a collection of letters sent to him by Ambrose Bierce. He also published The Sphinx in 1944. Loveman died in relative obscurity at the Jewish Home and Hospital in 1976.

From the description of Samuel Loveman letters, 1911-1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 606938196

BIOGHIST REQUIRED Samuel Loveman was born in 1887 in Cleveland, Ohio. An aspiring poet, Loveman left the Midwest in order to pursuer his career as a writer and to live an openly gay lifestyle. He moved to New York City in the early 1920s where he made the acquaintance of several prominent authors including Ambrose Bierce, Hart Crane, and H.P. Lovecraft. Loveman owned a bookstore named the Bodley Bookshop in Manhattan with his partner David Mann. He wrote two books, The Hermaphrodite was a poem published in July 1926 and subsequently republished with additional poems in 1936 and Twenty-One Letters, a collection of letters sent to him by Ambrose Bierce. He also published The Sphinx in 1944. Loveman died in relative obscurity at the Jewish Home and Hospital in 1976.

From the guide to the Samuel Loveman Correspondence, 1911-1976., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, )

Poet, book dealer.

From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Loveman : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100391

American book dealer and publisher, poet, and editor Samuel Loveman (b. 1885?–1976) was proprietor of Bodley Book Shop in New York City, and associated with Dauber & Pine Book Shop and Gotham Book Mart. In partnership with David Mann, as the Bodley Press, he published Hart Crane, by Brom Weber; The Case of Ezra Pound, by Charles Norman; and a reprint from Walt Whitman's The Wound Dresser .

Loveman edited the magazines, Saturnian and Trend, and published translations of Heine, Baudelaire, Verlaine, Rimbaud, and Rilke.

Loveman died on May 14, 1976.

Bowden, Jane A. (ed.) Contemporary Authors. Volumes 65-68. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1977. p. 372. Biographical information derived from correspondence in the collection.

From the guide to the Samuel Loveman correspondence, 1911–1976, 1932–1968, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

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creatorOf Loveman, Samuel, 1887-1976. Samuel Loveman correspondence, 1911-1976 (bulk 1932-1968). University of Delaware Library, Hugh M Morris Library
creatorOf Loveman, Samuel, 1887-1976,. Papers of Samuel Loveman, 1909-pre-1927. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Loveman, Samuel, 1887-1976. Letters, [ca.1916-1920?], to Philip D. Sherman. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Sinclair, May, d.1946. Letter, 1915, April 12, London, to Samuel Loveman, Cleveland, Ohio. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Greenberg, Samuel, 1893-1917. The apology to love! : [New York] : autograph manuscript of the sonnet, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Loveman, Samuel, 1887-1976. Letters : from various correspondents, 1916-1960. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Speckled Band collection of Sherlockiana, 1932-1956. Houghton Library
creatorOf Smith, Clark Ashton, 1893-1961. Clark Ashton Smith letters : to Samuel Loveman, 1913-1941. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Colvin, Sidney, 1845-1927. Letters : London, to Samuel Loveman, Cleveland, Ohio, 1916-1919. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Loveman, Samuel, 1887-1976. Thomas Holley Chirvers [Chivers] : poem, [1960, Feb. 2], [New York]. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Galpin, Alfred Maurice, 1901-1983. Alfred Maurice Galpinon papers [on Hart Crane & Samuel Loveman] 1922-1981. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Samuel Loveman Correspondence, 1911-1976. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXI. (ff. i+333).includes:ff. 50, 59 William Welchman, Archdeacon of Bristol: Letters to E. H. W. Meyerstein: 1929.f. 58 Edward Lewis Augustine Hertslet, Vicar of St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol: Letter to E. H. W. Meyerstein: 1929.f. 73 Walt... British Library
referencedIn Howard P. Lovecraft collection, Lovecraft (Howard P.) collection, 1894-1971 John Hay Library, Special Collections
referencedIn Ashe, Nathan. Reminiscences of Nathan Ashe, Peggy Baird, Solomon Grundberg, Samuel Loveman, and John Unterecker : oral history, [197-?]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Loveman, Samuel, 1887-1976. Samuel Loveman letters, 1911-1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Loveman, Samuel, 1887-1976. Samuel Loveman translations of Heinrich Heine poems, ca. 1950? Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?. Ambrose Bierce papers, 1872-1913. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Papers, 1897-1930 Houghton Library
creatorOf Sterling, George, 1869-1926. Papers of George Sterling, 1895-1927. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Samuel Loveman correspondence, 1911–1976, 1932–1968 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Loveman, Samuel, 1887-1976. Poems, [ca. 1920-1976?], Cleveland, etc. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Meynell, Alice, 1847-1922. Letter : London, to Samuel Loveman, Cleveland, Ohio, Feb. 14. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Smith, Clark Ashton, 1893-1961. Papers, 1910-1972. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Loveman, Samuel, 1887-1976. Reminiscences of Samuel Loveman : oral history, 1962. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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associatedWith Ashe, Nathan. person
associatedWith Barzun, Jacques, 1907- person
associatedWith Bell, H. W. (Harold Wilmerding), collector. person
associatedWith Ben-Shmuel, Aron, 1903- person
associatedWith Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914? person
correspondedWith Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962 person
associatedWith Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. person
associatedWith Chivers, T. H. (Thomas Holley), 1809-1858. person
associatedWith Clare, John, 1793-1864. person
associatedWith Colvin, Sidney, 1845-1927. person
associatedWith Crane, Hart, 1899-1932. person
associatedWith Damon, S. Foster (Samuel Foster), 1893-1971, person
associatedWith Duke, Vernon, 1903-1969. person
associatedWith French, Nora May, 1881-1907. person
associatedWith Gale, Norman, 1862-1942. person
associatedWith Galpin, Alfred Maurice, 1901-1983. person
associatedWith Greenberg, Samuel, 1893-1917. person
associatedWith Grylls, R. Glynn (Rosalie Glynn), 1905- person
associatedWith Heine, Heinrich, 1797-1856. person
associatedWith Hewlett, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Hopper, James, 1876-1956. person
associatedWith Jones, Frederick L. (Frederick Lafayette), 1901-1973. person
associatedWith Jones, Thomas Samuel, 1882-1932. person
associatedWith Keats, John, 1795-1821. person
associatedWith Kemp, Harry, 1883-1960. person
associatedWith Lafler, Henry Anderson. person
associatedWith Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834. person
associatedWith Lloyd, John Uri. person
associatedWith Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937 person
associatedWith Meynell, Alice, 1847-1922. person
associatedWith Miller, Morris. person
associatedWith Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822. person
associatedWith Sherman, Philip D. (Philip Darrell), 1881-1957, person
associatedWith Sinclair, May, d.1946. person
associatedWith Smith, Clark Ashton, 1893-1961. person
associatedWith Sterling, George, 1869-1926. person
associatedWith Unterecker, John, 1922-1989, person
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New York (State)--New York
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Authors, American--20th century
Booksellers and bookselling
Scholars
Authors
Poets--Interviews
Gay authors
German poetry--Translations into English
Antiquarian booksellers
Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Literature
Poetry
American literature--20th century
Gay authors--New York (City)
Authors, American--20th century--Manuscripts
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1887

Death 1976

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