Papers, 1915-1992.

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Simon, Richard L. (Richard Leo), 1899-1960. Papers, 1915-1992.

Papers, 1915-1992.

Correspondence, memoranda, photographs, manuscripts, lists, legal and financial documents, and printed materials of Simon. The personal and business papers include correspondence with authors, inscribed photographs of authors, editorial files, files for his special art, photography, and music projects, correspondence files relating to Simon and Schuster, Inc., personal and family correspondence, documents, and photographs. Correspondents include Irving Berlin, Margaret Bourke-White, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Joseph E. Davies, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Philippe Halsman, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, Kenneth Roberts, Arthur Schnitzler, Jerome Weidman, and Sloan Wilson.

ca. 14,000 items (47 boxes, 17 oversize folders)

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Bourke-White, Margaret, 1904-1971

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Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971) was an American photographer, war correspondent, author and photojournalist. Among her many achievements, she was the first foreign photographer allowed to take pictures in the USSR of Soviet industry, the first female war correspondent, and the first female photographer for Life magazine, where her photograph appeared on the first cover. She was the author of more than ten books, including her autobiography Portrait of Myself (1963). She received numerous award...

Simon and Schuster Inc

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Simon and Schuster had been a publisher of English translations of Werfel's works in the 1920s and 1930s (by the time of this correspondence, those rights had been transferred to Viking Press). Richard Simon and M. Lincoln Schuster were the founders and heads of the company, which was based in New York City; they maintained a personal friendship with Werfel and Alma Mahler. Howe was an editor at Simon and Schuster. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Wer...

Davies, Joseph Edward

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American diplomat; ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1936-1938. From the description of Joseph Edward Davies letters, 1940-1942, to Fred D. Warner. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123379497 Diplomat, lawyer, and author. Born 1876; died 1958. From the description of Joseph Edward Davies papers, 1860-1958 (bulk 1912-1958). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980061 J.E. Davies was former ambassador of the United States to the Soviet Union and Belgium. ...

Wilson, Sloan, 1920-2003

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Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989

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American composer. From the description of Irving Berlin letter to John W. Rumsey, 1959 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505243 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1971 Jan. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505236 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1957 Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505260 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1956 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Halsman, Philippe

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Philippe Halsman was born in Riga, Latvia in 1901. He opened a photography studio in Paris in 1931. He left occupied France for the United States in 1940. Halsman was a founding member (1945) and first president of the American Society of Media Photographers, Inc. Halsman is best known for his portraits of famous individuals, such as Salvador Dali, Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill. His thirty year affiliation with Life magazine resulted in 101 covers. His photographs have been published in ...

Weidman, Jerome, 1913-1998

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Epithet: playwright and novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001569.0x000274 Jewish American novelist, playwright, short-story writer, and essayist; also author of screenplays and creator of the television series "The Reporter." Best known for I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE and the Pulitzer Prize-winning FIORELLO! From the description of Papers, 1934-1990. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Cente...

Cartier-Bresson, Henri, 1908-2004

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Husband of Martine Franck. From the description of Correspondence to Edward F. Fry, 1969-1988. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 212020979 Photographer. From the description of Letters : Paris, 1964. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82218283 The Spanish Civil War (1936 – 1939) was a conflict between the newly-elected left-leaning government of the Spanish Republic and its supporters and the (ultimately ...

Simon, Richard L. (Richard Leo), 1899-1960

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Publisher, co-founder of Simon and Schuster, Inc. in 1924. From the description of Papers, 1915-1992. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309772065 ...

Schnitzler, Arthur, 1862-1931

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Olga Schnitzler (née Gussmann; 1882-1970) was Arthur's wife; they were married in 1903 and divorced in 1921. Arthur and Olga Schnitzler were good friends of Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel since at least 1921; Alma recounts numerous anecdotes about Schnitzler in her memoir Mein Leben. The Schnitzlers had two children, Lilli and Heinrich. Heinrich Schnitzler (1902-1982) was a director, dramatist, and teacher; he emigrated to the U.S. in 1938. After the Schnitzlers divorced, Alma remained close frie...

Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945

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Jerome Kern (1885-1945) was an American composer and lyricist whose work included numerous musical theater productions. From the guide to the Jerome Kern sheet music, 1904-1946., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Jerome Kern, composer. Dorothy Fields, Ira Gershwin, Otto Harbach, Johnny Mercer, Oscar Hammerstein II, and P.G. Wodehouse, lyricists. Jeffrey Hatcher, librettist. Howard Lindsay and Allan Scott, authors of s...

Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, 1885-1957

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Novelist. From the description of Papers of Kenneth Lewis Roberts, 1919-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063732 American author specializing in the writing of richly detailed historical fiction. From the description of Papers of Kenneth Roberts, 1911-1947. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136005 American novelist, born Kennebunk, Maine, 1887. Staff correspondent for the Saturday evening post, 1919-; author of many historical novels ...

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

Porter, Cole, 1891-1964

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Cole Albert Porter was born on June 9, 1891 in Peru, Indiana; born into wealth, he spent most of the 1920s in Europe; became composer and lyricist for the Broadway musical theatre; his hit shows included: Fifty Million Frenchmen (1929), Gay Divorcé (1932), Anything Goes (1934), Leave it to Me (1938), DuBarry Was a Lady (1939), Kiss Me, Kate (1948) and Can-can (1953); he composed such songs as: You Do Something to Me, Night and Day, I Get a Kick Out of You, Anything Goes, I Love Par...