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  • 1850, June: First issue of Harper's Magazine published by Harper & Brothers of New York as a compendium of periodical articles and serialized fiction
  • 1850 - 1856 : Henry J. Raymond, editor
  • 1856 - 1869 : Alfred H. Guernsey, editor
  • 1869 - 1919 : Henry Mills Alden, editor
  • 1919 - 1931 : Thomas B. Wells, editor
  • 1931 - 1941 : Lee Foster Hartman, editor
  • 1941 - 1953 : Frederick Lewis Allen, editor
  • 1953 - 1967 : John Fischer, editor
  • 1962: Merger of Harper & Brothers with Row, Peterson, & Co. to create Harper & Row
  • 1965: Magazine purchased by Minneapolis Star and Tribune Company
  • 1967 - 1971 : Willie Morris, editor
  • 1971 - 1975 : Robert Shnayerson, editor
  • 1975 - 1981 : Lewis Lapham, editor
  • 1980: Magazine sold to the John D. and Catharine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Atlantic Richfield Foundation to be run as an independent nonprofit enterprise
  • 1982: Harper's Magazine Foundation established
  • 1982 - 1983 : Michael Kinsley, editor
  • 1983 - : Lewis Lapham, editor

From the guide to the Harper's Magazine Records, 1847-1983, (bulk 1940-1983), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
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creatorOf Harper's Magazine Records, 1847-1983, (bulk 1940-1983) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 person
associatedWith Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919 person
associatedWith Amis, Kingsley. person
associatedWith Angelou, Maya. person
associatedWith Ashbery, John, 1927- person
associatedWith Atlantic Richfield Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 person
associatedWith Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986 person
associatedWith Bellow, Saul. person
associatedWith Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986 person
associatedWith Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992 person
associatedWith Camus, Albert, 1913-1960 person
associatedWith Cheever, John. person
associatedWith Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936 person
associatedWith Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 person
associatedWith Dahl, Roald. person
associatedWith De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955 person
associatedWith Didion, Joan. person
associatedWith Dillard, Annie. person
associatedWith Doctorow, E. L., 1931- person
associatedWith Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 person
associatedWith Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005 person
associatedWith Eden, Anthony, Earl of Avon, 1897-1977 person
associatedWith Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 person
associatedWith Fischer, John, 1910 April 27- person
associatedWith Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970 person
associatedWith Fowles, John, 1926-2005 person
associatedWith Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983 person
associatedWith Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006 person
associatedWith García Márquez, Gabriel, 1928- person
associatedWith Gordimer, Nadine. person
associatedWith Graves, Robert, 1895-1985 person
associatedWith Halberstam, David. person
associatedWith Harper & Brothers. corporateBody
associatedWith Harper & Row, Publishers. corporateBody
associatedWith Hersh, Seymour M. person
associatedWith Howe, Irving. person
associatedWith Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 person
associatedWith John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Jones, James, 1921-1977 person
associatedWith Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998 person
associatedWith Kumin, Maxine, 1925- person
associatedWith Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974 person
associatedWith Mailer, Norman. person
associatedWith Malamud, Bernard. person
associatedWith Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923 person
associatedWith Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 person
associatedWith McCarthy, Mary, 1912-1989 person
associatedWith McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012 person
associatedWith McMurtry, Larry. person
associatedWith Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005 person
associatedWith Minneapolis Star and Tribune Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Mitford, Jessica, 1917-1996 person
associatedWith Morris, Willie. person
associatedWith Moyers, Bill D. person
associatedWith Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), 1927-2003 person
associatedWith Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- person
associatedWith O'Brien, Conor Cruise, 1917-2008 person
associatedWith Percy, Walker, 1916-1990 person
associatedWith Plath, Sylvia. person
associatedWith Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980 person
associatedWith Pratt, Fletcher, 1897-1956 person
associatedWith Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan, 1896-1953 person
associatedWith Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012 person
associatedWith Roth, Philip. person
associatedWith Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 person
associatedWith Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 person
associatedWith Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010 person
associatedWith Saroyan, William, 1908-1981 person
associatedWith Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980 person
associatedWith Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007 person
associatedWith Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974 person
associatedWith Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 person
associatedWith Sheehan, Neil. person
associatedWith Shnayerson, Robert. person
associatedWith Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991 person
associatedWith Solzhenit︠s︡yn, Aleksandr Isaevich, 1918-2008 person
associatedWith Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968 person
associatedWith Strand, Mark, 1934- person
associatedWith Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 person
associatedWith Styron, William, 1925-2006 person
associatedWith Theroux, Paul. person
associatedWith Thurber, James, 1894-1961 person
associatedWith Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim. person
associatedWith Updike, John. person
associatedWith Vonnegut, Kurt. person
associatedWith Walker, Alice, 1944- person
associatedWith Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 person
associatedWith White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985 person
associatedWith Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 person
associatedWith Wills, Garry, 1934- person
associatedWith Wolfe, Tom. person
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United States
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American periodicals
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