Robert Underwood Johnson papers, 1875-1937.

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Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937. Robert Underwood Johnson papers, 1875-1937.

Robert Underwood Johnson papers, 1875-1937.

Collection consists of general correspondence; correspondence, minutes and printed matter of the American Copyright League; editorial correspondence for Century Magazine; typescript of Johnson's autobiography; photographs; and personal ephemera.

4 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 v.)

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Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937

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Author; United States ambassador to Italy. From the description of Autograph poem signed, entitled "Rheims", 1814 Sep. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270492661 From the description of Autograph poem "The Cost" signed, 1914 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270492676 Epithet: Editor 'The Century Magazine' New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000372 Magazine ed...

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Holland, J.G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881

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Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931

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Morris, Harrison S. (Harrison Smith), 1856-1948

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Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930

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George Haven Putnam (1844-1930) was a publisher and author best known for his commitment to the establishment of national copyright legislation in the U.S. and to American adherence to the international copyright Convention of Berne. After serving in the U.S. Civil War, he entered his father's publishing house, G.P. Putnam's Sons. He assumed the presidency of the firm in 1872 and became an authority on the legal implications of copyright. In 1886 he formed the American Publishers' Copyright Leag...

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