Emmett, Burton, 1871-1935

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Emmett was an advertising copywriter and executive in New York City. He collected woodcuts, prints, engravings, and literary manuscripts, and was president of the American Institute of Graphic Arts in the 1920s.

From the description of Burton Emmett papers, 1888-1939. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25465974

Burton Emmett was an advertising copywriter and executive in New York City. He collected woodcuts, prints, engravings, and literary manuscripts, and was president of the American Institute of Graphic Arts in the 1920s.

From the guide to the Burton Emmett Papers, 1888-1939, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x000222

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creatorOf Emmett, Burton. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1931-1969. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Emmett, Burton, 1871-1935. Burton Emmett papers, 1888-1939. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Burton Emmett Papers, 1888-1939 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Curry, Philip J. Appraisal of personal property known as the "Burton Emmett collection" [microform]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Pynson Printers records, 1927-1933 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library.
referencedIn W. Arthur Cole Letters, 1914-1940 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf American Institute of Graphic Arts. Letters, 1931-1935, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Johnston, Paul, 1899-. Paul Johnston papers, 1918-1979, bulk (1930s-1950s). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Paul Johnston papers, 1918-1979, 1930s-1950s New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Pynson Printers (New York, N.Y.). Pynson Printers records, 1927-1933. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Emmett, Burton, 1871-1935,. Medieval and Renaissance manuscript leaves and fragments, chiefly of English origin, from the collection of Burton Emmett. ca. 1000-ca. 1600. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf CODEX SINAITICUS PAPERS. Vol. VII (ff. 151). Letters; 1-31 March 1934.James Ramsay MacDonald, Prime Minister: Correspondence rel. to Codex Sinaiticus: 1933-1934: Partly signed and copies.Sir Harold Idris Bell, Keeper of Manuscripts, British Museum: C... British Library
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associatedWith American Institute of Graphic Arts. corporateBody
correspondedWith Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 person
associatedWith Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898 person
correspondedWith Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 person
associatedWith Cole, W. Arthur (William Arthur), b. 1887 person
associatedWith Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900 person
associatedWith Curry, Philip J. person
correspondedWith Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 person
associatedWith Ely, Lewis B. person
associatedWith Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Jeffers, Robinson, 1887-1962 person
associatedWith Johnston, Paul, 1899- person
correspondedWith Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971 person
correspondedWith Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 person
associatedWith Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) corporateBody
correspondedWith O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 person
correspondedWith Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966 person
correspondedWith Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 person
associatedWith Pynson Printers corporateBody
associatedWith Pynson Printers (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ravenel, Gaillard F. person
correspondedWith Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935 person
correspondedWith Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 person
correspondedWith Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946 person
associatedWith Walsh, Ernest, 1895-1926. person
correspondedWith Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 person
correspondedWith Wister, Owen, 1860-1938 person
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Haselbury Bryan, Dorset
Guernsey, Channel Islands
Warrington, Lancashire
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Manuscripts--Collectors and collecting
Collectors and collecting
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
Artists--History--20th century
Dramatists, American--20th century--Correspondence
Novelists, American--20th century--Correspondence
Poets, English--20th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1871

Death 1935

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