Records, 1944-1968.

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Pantheon Books. Records, 1944-1968.

Records, 1944-1968.

The editorial and production files of Pantheon Books from 1944 through 1968. The correspondence from authors, agents, and publishers is written to Kurt and Helen Wolff, Jacques Schiffrin, André Schiffrin, and the editors of the firm. The files document the publication of works by A. Alvarez, Georges Bernanos, Hermann Broch, Jacob Burckhardt, Albert Camus, William Demby, Eugene Ionesco, Karl Jaspers, Winifred Bryher, Jacques Maritain, Isamu Noguchi, José Ortega y Gasset, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Sir Herbert Read, Ben Shahn, and others.

18 linear ft. (ca. 12,500 items in 38 boxes).

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Graves, Robert, 1895-1985

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Robert (Von Ranke) Graves was born in London in 1895. He attended King's College School and Rokeby School, Wimbledon, Copthorne School, Sussex, Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, 1907-14. In 1926, he received a B. Litt. From St. John's College, Oxford. He was the author of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, autobiographies, historical novels, essays, librettos, criticism, short stories, and children’s books. Graves also translated and edited a number of works. He died in 1985 in Deya, Majorca, Sp...

Read, Herbert, 1893-1968

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Sir Herbert Edward Read was a poet, art critic and champion of modern art in Britain. He produced approximately 1,150 titles on a broad range of topics. His 80 monographs include: 26 on art and artists; 14 on literary criticism; 13 collections of poetry; 10 on politics, primarily on anarchism; 7 on "belles lettres" and biography; 5 on education, most notably "Education Through Art"; and 5 autobiographies. From the description of Sir Herbert Edward Read fonds. [1918-1965]. (University...

Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972

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Poet, acting editor of The Dial magazine, 1925-1929. Born Marianne Craig Moore. From the description of Book manuscripts, 1935-1967. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122417395 From the description of Albums, [ca. 1905-1936]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524976 From the description of Family correspondence, 1848-1972, bulk 1905-1972. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540617 From the desc...

Ionesco, Eugene 1912-

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Romanian and French author, playwright, and critic, Eugène Ionesco (1909-1994), was one of the foremost playwrights of the Theatre of the Absurd. From the description of Letters, photographs, and ephemera, 1969-2001. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 436464327 Eugene Ionesco, playwright. Tina Howe, translator. From the description of The lesson : typescript, 2004. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79468111 From the description of Th...

Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993

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Thurgood Marshall (b. July 2, 1908, Baltimore, Maryland – d. January 24, 1993, Washington, D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice. Before becoming a judge, Marshall was a lawyer who was best known for his high success rate in arguing before the Supreme Court and for the victory in Brown v. Board of Education, a 1954 decision that ruled t...

Camus, Albert, 1913-1960

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Albert Camus (1913-1960) was an influential intellectual and writer. He was born and raised in Algeria, but spent most of his life during World War II and afterwards in France. Camus received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. From the description of Albert Camus papers, 1936-1959. (Wesleyan University). WorldCat record id: 299152604 Albert Camus (1913-1960) was a French author, journalist, and philosopher. From the guide to the Albert Camus Letters to Lucet...

Jaspers, Karl, 1883-1969

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Broch, Hermann, 1886-1951

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Austrian writer Hermann Broch was born in Vienna on November 1, 1886. His major works include Die Schlafwandler (1930-32), Bergroman (1935-1951), and Der Tod des Vergil (1945). Broch died in New Haven, Connecticut, on May 30, 1951. From the description of Hermann Broch archive, 1872-1990 (inclusive) 1930-1951 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131709 Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_...

Cousins, Norman.

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American editor of the "Saturday Review of Literature" from 1940-1977. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1960 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868047 Editor, journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Cousins : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376635 From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Cousins : lecture, 1959. (Colum...

Bernanos, Georges, 1888-1948

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Burckhardt, Jacob, 1818-1897

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Jacob Burckhardt (1818-1897) was a German art and cultural historian. He specialized in the Renaissance and classical periods, and is sometimes credited with developing the field now known as cultural history. From the guide to the Jacob Burckhardt Collection, circa 1850-1947, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Alvarez, A. (Alfred), 1929-

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English poet and novelist. From the description of The catharsis : manuscript copy of the poem in the hand of Edith Sitwell, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 772521905 ...

Pasolini, Pier Paolo, 1922-1975

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Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italian film director, playwright, poet. From the description of Calderon : typescript, 1977. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571396 ...

Moorehead, Alan, 1910-1983

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Moorehead, born in Croydon, Victoria, was a journalist with the Melbourne Herald, 1930-1935, a war correspondent with the Daily Express London, 1936-1945, and author of a wide range of books: historical (Gallipoli), travel books (No room in the ark), biographies (Montgomery) and novels (The rage of the vulture). From the description of Papers of Alan Moorehead. 1926-1971. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221388454 ...

Hollo, Anselm.

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Schiffrin, André

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Wolff, Kurt, 1907-

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Pantheon Books.

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Eiseley, Loren C., 1907-1977

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Loren Corey Eiseley was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1907. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a B.S. degree in English and geology/anthropology in 1933. He received an A.M. degree in anthropology in 1935 and a Ph. D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1937. In 1937, Eiseley married Mabel Langdon. The Eiseleys moved to Kansas, then Ohio, then Pennsylvania, where Eiseley held a number of administrative posts at universities. He was active in several professional and aca...

Schiffrin, Jacques.

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Marshall, Herbert, 1906-1991

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Professor, Center for Soviet and East European Studies in the Performing Arts, at Southern Illinois University. From the description of The fate of the great Soviet film artist, Sergo Paradjanov : typescript, 1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870865 Herbert P.J. Marshall was a British writer whose career also embraced film making, theatrical direction and design, education and Russian literature. Marshall was born in 1906 in East Ham London, England. He studied film ma...

Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.

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Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1952-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155457225 Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American author. He was known for his experimental, surrealist novels, such as Tropic of Cancer, which mixed fiction and autobiography. His writing was controversial for its graphic depictions of sexuality, leading to a 1964 obscenity trial in the United States, Grove Press, Inc. v. Gerstein. From the guide to the Henry Miller Letter, unda...

Pusey, Nathan M. (Nathan Marsh), 1907-2001

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Lynd, Robert Staughton, 1892-1970

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Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998

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Pediatrician and author. From the description of Benjamin Spock correspondence and photograph, 1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984314 Benjamin Spock (1903-1998) was an American pediatrician, author, and peace activist. He is the author of the worldwide best-selling book Baby and Child Care . From the guide to the Benjamin Spock Papers, 1945-1990, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Epithet: paediatrician ...

Wolff, Helen.

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Haydn, Hiram Collins, 1907-1973

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Author, editor, and publisher. From the description of Papers, 1942-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605120 Between 1970 and 1972 Dr. Hiram Haydn of the University of Pennsylvania conducted a class on the creative writing process, i.e. the needs of the individual writer, the specific writing environment, and the problems encountered during the writing process. In order to obtain information Dr. Haydn sent questionnaires to various writers, some well-known, and others U...

Demby, William

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Maritain, Jacques

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Jacques Maritain, a French philosopher and man of letters, was French Ambassador to the Vatican from 1945 to 1948, professor of philosophyat Princeton University from 1948 to 1952 and continued to make his home in Princeton until 1960. His works include TRUE HUMANISM (1936, tr. 1938); ART AND SCHOLASTICISM (1920, tr. 1929); ON THE USE OF PHILOSOPHY (1961). From the description of The responsibility of the artist : typescript, ca. 1960 / by Jacques Maritain. (Peking University Library...

Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988

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Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) was a sculptor from Long Island City, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Isamu Noguchi, 1968 Apr. 22 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78996711 From the description of Oral history interview with Isamu Noguchi, 1973 Nov. 7-1973 Dec. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83401964 From the description of Oral history interview with Isamu Noguchi, 1973 Nov. 7-Dec. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779477625 ...

Pearson, Norman Holmes, 1909-1975

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Epithet: husband of Hilda Doolittle British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x0000fc ...

Bryher, 1894-1983

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Bryher (1894-1983) was a British author best known for her historical novels, including The Fourteenth of October (1952) and Coin of Carthage (1962), and her autobiographical writings. She also established Close-Up (1927-33), the first periodical devoted to film. Born Winifred Ellerman, she married Robert MacAlmon in 1919. They divorced in 1927, and in that year she married Kenneth MacPherson. Beginning in 1918, she was the close friend of American poet H. D., whose daughter she adopted. ...

Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969

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Painter, photographer; Roosevelt, N.J. From the description of Ben Shahn interview, 1964 Apr. 14 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82606033 Artist Ben Shahn was a Russian Jewish immigrant to New York. He apprenticed with a lithographer, studied at several New York colleges, and toured Europe, acquiring the skills to express his artistic ability. He is chiefly remembered as a muralist, painter, photographer, and printmaker, visually chronicling America during ...

Myrdal, Gunnar, 1898-1987

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Economist,sociologist; interviewee d.1987. From the description of Reminiscences of Gunnar Myrdal : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574538 ...

Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975

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Author, educator, and political philosopher. Born Johanna Cohn Arendt in 1906; married Heinrich Blücher (after moving to the U.S. the couple primarily used the spelling Bluecher) in 1940 and used her married name Hannah Arendt Blücher for domestic identification. From the description of Hannah Arendt papers, 1898-1977 (bulk 1948-1977). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981094 Biographical Note ...