Rodman Gilder papers, 1895-1953.


Gilder, Rodman, 1877-1953. Rodman Gilder papers, 1895-1953.

Rodman Gilder papers, 1895-1953.

Collection consists of notes and sources for Gilder's writings, papers relating to the history and business operations of the Century Company between 1913 and 1914, and some personal papers.

.7 linear foot (2 boxes)

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Century Company. (corporateBody)

The Century Company was founded in New York City in 1881. Century published magazines including the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine and St. Nicholas and publications such as Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Roswell Smith formed the company and appointed Richard Watson Gilder as editor of the Century which was noted for its fiction, poetry, historical studies, and woodcut illustrations. In 1930 the Century was merged with The Forum magazine. From the description of Century C...

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Of New York City. From the description of The Battery : typescript, 1936 / by Rodman Gilder. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58664717 Rodman Gilder (1877-1953) was an American editor and author. He was editor of Criterion and Credit Monthly and wrote on various subjects. The best known of his literary works is The Battery New York, a History (1935). He was also the archivist of Century Associates. From the description of Rodman Gilder papers, 1895-1953...

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Gilder authored the book, THE NEW DAY, A POEM IN SONGS AND SONNETS... (New York : Scribner, Armstrong and Company, 1876) in which this is tipped in. It contains the bookplate of Brainerd. From the description of Autograph letter signed to Ira Hutchinson Brainerd, [1876?] Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398276 Richard Watson Gilder (1844-1909), American poet and editor, served as editor-in-chief of Scribner's Monthly and its successor The Century Illustrated Monthly...

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