Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. records, 1914-1961, bulk (1930s-1950s).

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Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. records, 1914-1961, bulk (1930s-1950s).

Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. records, 1914-1961, bulk (1930s-1950s).

Collection contains correspondence, manuscript records, readers' reports, press clippings of reviews, press releases, and typescripts of books published by Knopf.

68 linear feet (73 boxes)

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Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961

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Robert Hillyer was born in East Orange and he taught English and rhetoric at Harvard for several decades. In 1934 he won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "The Collected Verse of Robert Hillyer." From the description of Correspondence-Manuscripts, 1937-1943. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 727944299 Hillyer graduated from Harvard in 1917 and taught English at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Robert Silliman Hillyer, 1940-1945 (inclusi...

Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001085.0x000173 German author. From the description of Land of good will : typewritten article signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609625 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Bad Tölz, to Herr Fischer, his publisher, 1909 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607913 From the description...

Gale, Zona, 1874-1938

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Zona Gale was a prominent writer and political activist born in Portage, Wisconsin. Gale attended the University of Wisconsin and worked as a reporter in Milwaukee. Gale, a lifelong friend of Jane Addams, became involved in the fight for the women's vote and eventually went to work for the writer Edmund Clarence Stedman. Her novel, "Miss Lulu Bett" was successfully adapted for the theater. From the description of Correspondence, 1907-1929. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat reco...

Bok, Curtis, 1897-1962

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Born in Wyncote, Pennsylvania, Curtis Bok became a common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania in 1937 and was elected as a justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in 1958. He published a number of books dealing with aspects of law. From the guide to the Curtis Bok Collection, 1941-1948, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Curtis Bok, born in 1897 as William Curtis, was Edward and Mary Louise Curtis Bok⁰́₉s oldest son. He attended Have...

Mencken, H. L. 1880-1956.

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Hershkovitz, Melville.

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Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959

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Born Raymond Thornton Chandler in Chicago on July 23, 1888; studied at Dulwich College, London, and privately in France and Germany; began career as contributor of verse, essays, book reviews and special articles to daily and weekly papers in London, 1909; served with Canadian Expeditionary Force and R.A.F. during WWI; afterwards, returned to US to become an officer in various independent oil corporations; began writing fiction contributions to magazines in 1933; published his first novel, The b...

Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979

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James T. Farrell (1904-1979) was an Irish-American novelist, short story writer, journalist, travel writer, poet, and literary critic. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, he attended the University of Chicago and published his first short story in 1929. He is best known for his Studs Lonigan trilogy and for his A note on Literary Criticism, in which he described two types of the American Marxist character. From the guide to the James T. Farrell Collection, 1953-1961, (Special Colle...

Percy, William Alexander, 1885-1942

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William Alexander Percy was born on 14 May 1885, in Greenville, Mississippi into an illustrious family of the planter class. His mother, Camille, was a French Catholic from New Orleans; his father LeRoy Percy, was an influential Episcopalian attorney, and cotton planter who owned more than 20,000 acres under cultivation. He served as the last U. S. Senator elected by the Mississippi legislature. William Percy campaigned actively in behalf of his father's election. William Alexander Percy atte...

Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968

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American poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berkeley, California, to Frank Deering, 1919 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131470 Poet. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., 1881; graduated from Harvard University. Began writing poetry full-time in 1908. Moved to Santa Fe where he died in 1968. From the description of Witter Bynner papers, 1917-1943. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 35920677 American poet and sc...

Ingram, Rex, 1892-1950

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Fish, Earle.

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Postgate, Raymond, 1896-1971

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Raymond William Postgate (1896-1971) was educated at Oxford University. A conscientious objector, disinherited by his father for his views, he was arrested and court-martialled, but later released due to ill health. From the guide to the Raymond Postgate papers, 1914-1990, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Born in Cambridge, Great Britain 1896, died in Great Britain 1971; journalist, author on labour and radical history; attracted to Guild socialism; one of the first conscie...

Cash, William J.

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Clendening, Logan, 1884-1945

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Crofts, Frederick S.

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Cornell University Class of 1905. From the description of Frederick S. Crofts scrapbook and photo album, 1900-1905. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 632921142 ...

Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.

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Weinstock was an executive editor at Knopf. From the description of Correspondence with Adolf Klarmann, 1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862789 American publishing house. From the description of Records. Series VIII., London Office Files, 1910-1957 (bulk 1928-1940). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122617133 From the description of Records, 1873-1996 (bul...

Crane, Charles Edward, 1884-....

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Charles Edward Crane began his career as a correspondent and feature writer. After 15 years with AP he returned to Vermont and bought and edited the "Middlebury Register." In 1920 he became associated with Vermont Printing Company in Brattleboro. For none years he was an editor and columnist for the "Brattleboro Reformer," and edited the periodical "With Interest" for the Vermont Peoples National Bank of Brattleboro. Carne became Nations Life's first director of publicity in 1832. He retired in ...

Lowe-Porter, H. T. (Helen Tracy), 1876-1963

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Haskell, H. J.

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Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Alfred A. Knopf and his wife, Blanche Knopf. From the description of Letters, 1928-1944, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155870929 Publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of Alfred A. Knopf : oral history, 1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743309 American publisher. From the description of Typed letters signed (1...

Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939

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Austrian neurologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Vienna, to an unidentified recipient, 1932 Aug. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870831 Eisler was the secretary of the Sigmund Freud archive in New York City; Urban was a professor in Mainz, Germany, who was editing a volume of materials on the reception of psychoanalysis. From the description of Correspondence with Franz Werfel and Adolf Klarmann, 1926, 1970-1971. (University of Pennsy...

Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971

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Former Governor of New York. From the description of Reminiscences of Thomas Dewey : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269255106 American politician. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : [n.p.], to F.B. Adams, Jr., 1964 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539338 From the description of Typed letter signed : Albany, New York, to Mrs. Robert M. Littlejohn, 1944 July 11. (Unknown). W...

Stout, Rex, 1886-1975

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American author. From the description of Rex Stout papers, 1941-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122445522 Author and novelist. Stout was born in Noblesville, Indiana. He went to school in Kansas and later began to write detective stories. His characters Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodman became famous. From 1940-1970 Stout was active in a number of literary and political organizations. From the description of Judson Council Sapp - Rex Sto...

Bragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946

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Claude Fayette Bragdon, architect, stage designer, author, and poet, was born in Oberlin, Ohio, on August 1, 1866. In 1891 he moved to Rochester, N.Y., and in 1923 he settled in New York City until his death in 1946. His architectural designs include Rochester's New York Central Railroad Station and the Rochester First Universalist Church. His books include THE GOLDEN PERSON IN THE HEART (poems, 1898), ARCHITECTURE AND DEMOCRACY (1918), MERELEY PLAYERS (1929), and MORE LOVES THAN ONE (autobiogra...

Fletcher, J. S. 1863-1935.

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Schuman, Frederick L. (Frederick Lewis), 1904-1981

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