McCormick, Ken, 1906-1997

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Editor in chief, Doubleday & Company.

From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947-1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122594971


From the description of Reminiscences of Kenneth Dale McCormick : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736212

Biographical Note

  • 1906, Feb. 25: Born, Madison, N.J.
  • 1928: A.B., Willamette University,Salem, Oreg.
  • 1930: Clerk, Doubleday & Co.'s Pennsylvania Station bookstore, New York, N.Y.
  • 1934: Editorial department, Doubleday & Co.
  • 1938: Chief associate editor, Doubleday & Co.
  • 1942 - 1971 : Editor in chief, Doubleday & Co.
  • 1948 - 1971 : Vice president, Doubleday & Co.
  • 1949 - 1971 : Director, Doubleday & Co.
  • 1968: Married Anne Hutchens
  • 1971 - : Senior consulting editor, Doubleday & Co.

From the guide to the Ken McCormick Collection of Doubleday and Company, Inc., Records, 1882-1992, (bulk 1910-1992), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Baum, Vicki, 1888-1960. Vicki Baum papers, 1929-1953. University at Albany, University Libraries
creatorOf Ken McCormick Collection of Doubleday and Company, Inc., Records, 1882-1992, (bulk 1910-1992) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Thomas Bohen papers regarding Grace Paley, 1956-1989, 1958-1961 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Cousins, Margaret, 1905-1996. Papers, 1921-1973. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Ken McCormick Papers. 1949 - 1991. Chronological Files Harry S. Truman Library
creatorOf Nicholas Delbanco Papers, 1956-2010 (majority within 1966-2000) University of Michigan
creatorOf Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940. Collection of papers, 1909-1940. University of Michigan
creatorOf McCormick, Ken, 1906-. Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947-1949. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Doubleday, Doran & Company. Letters, 1928-1968, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968. Edna Ferber papers, 1910-1977. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf McCormick, Ken, 1906-1997. Reminiscences of Kenneth Dale McCormick : oral history, 1975. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers of Robert Graves: Correspondence (arranged by correspondent), c1909 to 2004 St John's College, Oxford
creatorOf Doubleday and Company, inc. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1947-1963. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Vera Zorina papers Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Bohen, Thomas. Thomas Bohen papers regarding Grace Paley, 1956-1989 (bulk 1958-1961). New York Public Library System, NYPL
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Barker, Lee. person
associatedWith Baum, Vicki, 1888-1960. person
associatedWith Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 person
associatedWith Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931 person
associatedWith Bohen, Thomas. person
associatedWith Bradbury, Walter. person
associatedWith Cady, Howard S. person
associatedWith Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978 person
associatedWith Claussen, Clara. person
associatedWith Costain, Thomas Bertram, 1885- person
associatedWith Cousins, Margaret, 1905-1996. person
associatedWith Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 person
associatedWith Delbanco, Nicholas. person
associatedWith Doubleday and Company, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Doubleday and Company, inc. Ken McCormick collection of Doubleday and Company, inc., records. 1882-1992. corporateBody
associatedWith Doubleday, Doran & Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Doubleday, Page & Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930 person
associatedWith Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989 person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 person
associatedWith Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968. person
associatedWith Gallico, Paul, 1897-1976 person
associatedWith Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945 person
associatedWith Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940. person
associatedWith Gordey, Beverly. person
associatedWith Graves, Robert Windham, 1858-1934 person
associatedWith Hailey, Arthur. person
associatedWith Haley, Alex. person
associatedWith Henry, O., 1862-1910 person
associatedWith Keller, Helen, 1880-1968 person
associatedWith Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 person
associatedWith Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 person
associatedWith Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935 person
associatedWith Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 person
associatedWith Maule, Harry E. (Harry Edward), 1886- person
associatedWith Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 person
associatedWith Norris, Kathleen Thompson, 1880-1966 person
associatedWith Prokosch, Frederic, 1908-1989 person
associatedWith Reed, Ishmael, 1938- person
associatedWith Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, 1885-1957 person
associatedWith Sheaffer, Louis, person
associatedWith Shulman, Max, 1919-1988 person
associatedWith Slaughter, Frank G. (Frank Gill), 1908-2001 person
associatedWith Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993 person
associatedWith Stone, Irving, 1903-1989 person
associatedWith Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946 person
associatedWith Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940 person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
associatedWith Wills, Garry, 1934- person
associatedWith Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975 person
associatedWith Wouk, Herman, 1915- person
correspondedWith Zorina, Vera. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Publishers and publishing
Publishers and publishing
Authors, American
Authors and publishers
Book editors
Book industries and trade


Birth 1906

Death 1997




Ark ID: w6514vdz

SNAC ID: 69448511