Macy, George

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Founder of the Limited Editions Club and the Heritage Press.

From the description of George Macy papers, 1916-1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 606938314

Detroit, Michigan businessman.

From the description of George F. Macy letter, 1848. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423562

Epithet: Director of the Limited Editions Club

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000159

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Macy, George. George Macy papers, 1916-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Limited Editions Club. Collection, 1946-1991 (bulk 1950-1973). University of North Carolina, Charlotte, J. Murrey Atkins Library
creatorOf Macy, George. Limited Editions Club papers, 1929-1940. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Kredel, Fritz, 1900-1973. Fritz Kredel collection, 1915-1973. Yale University Library
creatorOf Vol. XV (ff. 477). 1938-1942.includes:f. 1 Mrs Flora Drummond, of the Women's Guild of Empire, Glasgow: Vivisection: Circular letter of Mrs Flora Drummond: 1938: Copy with printed signature.f. 2 Xavier Heydet, lycée professor of Mulhouse, France..., 1938-1942 British Library
referencedIn Howell, Alfred Corey, d. 1961,. Alfred Corey Howell collection of papers relating to Frederic Warde, 1924-1954. Grolier Club
referencedIn Baker Street Irregulars (Organization : U.S.) archive, 1923-2007. Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. Scrapbooks of James Branch Cabell [manuscript], 1886-1958 (bulk 1904-1926). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Mitchell, David. Ledger, 1839-1868 (inclusive) 1840-1859 (bulk). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
creatorOf G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. XLVII A (ff. 218). [1899]-1931. Includes a typewritten copy of a poem, 'Song of little things' (f. 102), rejected by Country Life. Letters from Bruce Ingram asking Chesterton to contribute to The Illustrated London News ..., 1899-1931 British Library
referencedIn Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984. Typed letters signed (17) : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1935-1983. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf American Institute of Graphic Arts. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1933-1946. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Bennett, Paul, 1897-1966,. Papers relating to Frederic Warde, 1921-1966. Grolier Club
creatorOf Vol. XIV (ff. 372). 1935-1937.includes:f. 1 Otakar Vocadlo, head, English département, Komensky University, Prague: Letter to G. B. Shaw of Otakar Vocadlo: 1935: Signed.f. 3 Blanche Patch, secretary to G B Shaw: Letters, etc., to G. B. Shaw of B..., 1935-1937 British Library
creatorOf G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. XLVII B (ff. 212). 1932-[1981].Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Correspondence with publishers and others concerning proposed and reprinted articles by G. K. Chesterton: 1927-1981: Partly signed, partl..., 1932-1981 British Library
referencedIn T. M. Cleland Papers, 1880-1964, (bulk 1920-1963) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Cleverdon mss. II, 1926-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Macy, George. Correspondence file, 1927-1928, from Boni & Liveright. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Limited Editions Club. Limited Editions Club collection 1929-1980 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Miller, Samuel. [Samuel Miller-George F. Macy map collection]. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Limited Editions Club. Limited Editions Club papers, 1929-1992. Grand Valley State University
referencedIn Paul Johnston papers, 1918-1979, 1930s-1950s New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Edward A. Wilson Papers, 1915-1963 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Limited Editions Club. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1934-1939. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Blumenthal, Joseph, 1897-1990. Joseph Blumenthal papers, 1922-1991. RIT Library, Wallace Library
creatorOf Macy, George. Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1950. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Macy, George F. George F. Macy letter, 1848. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf George Macy Companies, Inc. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1954-1962. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn White mss., 1932-1969 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Johnston, Paul, 1899-. Paul Johnston papers, 1918-1979, bulk (1930s-1950s). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Limited Editions Club. Collection, 1929-1980 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Driggs, William S. William S. Driggs papers, 1849-1858 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, 1932-2005 Houghton Library
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associatedWith American Institute of Graphic Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965. person
associatedWith Austen, John. person
associatedWith Austin, John, 1886-1948. person
associatedWith Ayrton, Michael, 1921-1975. person
associatedWith Baker Street Irregulars (Organization : U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Bawden, Edward, 1903-1989. person
associatedWith Beilenson, Peter, 1905-1962. person
associatedWith Bendix, Hans, 1898-1984. person
associatedWith Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950. person
associatedWith Bennett, Paul, 1897-1966, person
associatedWith Ben Sussan, René. person
associatedWith Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975. person
associatedWith Blumenthal, Joseph, 1897-1990. person
associatedWith Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968 person
associatedWith Buday, György, 1907-1990. person
associatedWith Busoni, Rafaello, 1900-1962. person
associatedWith Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. person
associatedWith Cantwell, Robert, 1908-1978. person
associatedWith Carter, Will, 1912-2001. person
associatedWith Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971. person
associatedWith Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991. person
associatedWith Cleland, T. M. (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964. person
associatedWith Cleverdon, Douglas. person
associatedWith Driggs, William S. person
associatedWith Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison), 1880-1956. person
associatedWith Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990. person
associatedWith Ellis, Richard W. (Richard Williamson), 1895-1982. person
associatedWith Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999. person
associatedWith Floethe, Richard. person
associatedWith Freedman, Barnett, 1901-1958. person
associatedWith Fry, Christopher, 1907-2005. person
associatedWith Galanis, Démétrius Emmanuel, 1879-1966. person
associatedWith George Macy Companies, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Gid, Raymond. person
associatedWith Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993. person
associatedWith Goudy, Frederic W. (Frederic William), 1865-1947. person
associatedWith Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000. person
associatedWith Hardwicke, Cedric, 1893-1964. person
associatedWith Heritage Press (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hirschfeld, Al. person
correspondedWith Howell, Alfred Corey, d. 1961, person
associatedWith Jackson, Everett Gee, 1900-1995. person
associatedWith Johnston, Paul, 1899- person
associatedWith Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984. person
associatedWith Kredel, Fritz, 1900-1973. person
associatedWith Krohg, Per, 1889-1965. person
associatedWith Lamotte, Bernard, 1903-1983. person
associatedWith Leslie, Shane, 1885-1971. person
associatedWith Limited Editions Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. person
associatedWith Macy and Briggs (Firm : Detroit, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith March, Florence. person
associatedWith March, Frederic. person
associatedWith Masereel, Frans, 1889-1972. person
associatedWith Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954. person
associatedWith Mayes, Herbert R. (Herbert Raymond), 1900-1987. person
associatedWith Meynell, Francis, 1891-1975. person
associatedWith Miller, Samuel. person
associatedWith Mitchell, David. person
associatedWith Moyers, William. person
associatedWith Mugnaini, Joseph A. person
associatedWith Nash, John Henry, 1871-1947. person
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Neufeld, Woldemar, 1909-2002. person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Nichols, Dale, 1904- person
associatedWith Nonesuch Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Parker, Agnes Miller, 1895-1980. person
associatedWith Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973. person
associatedWith Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939. person
associatedWith Ransom, Will, 1878-1955. person
associatedWith Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978. person
associatedWith Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957. person
associatedWith Rutherston, Albert Daniel, 1881-1953. person
associatedWith Ryskind, Morrie, 1895-1985. person
associatedWith Sewell, Helen, 1896-1957. person
associatedWith Sheets, Millard, 1907-1989. person
associatedWith Shenton, Edward, 1895-1977. person
associatedWith Simon, Herbert. person
associatedWith Simon, Howard, 1903-1979. person
associatedWith Steiner-Prag, Hugo, 1880-1945. person
associatedWith Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977. person
associatedWith Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941. person
associatedWith Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950. person
associatedWith Ward, Lynd, 1905-1985. person
associatedWith Wilson, Edward Arthur, 1886-1970. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Detroit (Mich.)
Monk's House, Sussex; home of Leonard and Virginia Woolf
Subject
Publishers and Publishing
Publishers and publishing--Awards
Book design
Block printing
Scholarly publishing
Illustrated books
Literature publishing
Limited editions
Taxation
Illustration of books
Land use
Fine books
Occupation
Actresses
Editors
Etchers
Printmaker
Actors
Book-plate designers
Wood-engravers
Calligraphers
Printer
Serigraphers
Artists
Engravers
Type designers
Poets
Watercolorists
Illustrator
Lithographers
Function

Person

Active 1929

Active 1992

English,

French

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