Reminiscences of Edwin Seaver : oral history, 1976.


Reminiscences of Edwin Seaver : oral history, 1976.

Childhood and education; HARVARD MONTHLY; publicity work New York, N.Y., early 1920s; book reviews for NEW REPUBLIC and NATION; American Civil Liberties Union publicity work; THE COMPANY, 1930; Woodstock; editorial work: columns, Book-of-the-Month Club, Braziller; effects of cold war on literature; McCarthy Committee hearing; promotion department work for Little, Brown, 1949-59.

Transcript: 98 leaves.Tape: 1 reel.

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