Letters, 1956-1957.

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Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984. Letters, 1956-1957.

Letters, 1956-1957.

Letters to Walter Freeman and one to Victor Weybright, both of New American Library. Chiefly concern living in Paris, Himes' financial straits, current writing & publications.

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Freeman, Walter, 1895-1972

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Medical doctor in Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Correspondence to Franklin Baldwin Wiley, 1911. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 755921548 ...

Weybright, Victor, 1903-

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Victor Weybright (1903-1978) a publisher, founded the New American Library in 1947 with Kurt Enoch. The New American Library became known for its paperback publishing and also published Mentor and Signet books. The New American Library was sold in 1960 to Times Mirror Company of Los Angeles and Weybright left the company in 1966 to found the publishing firm of Weybright & Talley, Inc. with Truman M. Talley. From the description of Papers, 1945-1974. (University of Wyoming, Americ...

Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984

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Chester Bomar Himes was born in Jefferson City, Missouri on July 29, 1909 to Estelle Bomar Himes and Joseph Sandy Himes. In 1926 he enrolled at Ohio State University to study medicine, but was expelled in 1928 and shortly afterward was arrested, convicted for armed robbery, and sentenced to a twenty-five year term in prison. Himes served only part of that sentence, from 1928 to 1936, at the Ohio State Penetentiary in Columbus, during which time he became a published and somewhat well-known write...