B. W. Huebsch Papers 1893-1964


B. W. Huebsch Papers 1893-1964

Publisher. Chiefly correspondence reflecting Huebsch's thoughts on literature and his career as a publisher under his own imprint, B. W. Huebsch, and after its merger, with Viking Press. Also documents his publication of the liberal weekly and his connection with organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Association of Book Publishers. Freeman

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Viking Press.

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