Grammercy Bookshop records, [ca. 1931]-1979.

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Gramercy Bookshop (New York, N.Y.). Grammercy Bookshop records, [ca. 1931]-1979.

Grammercy Bookshop records, [ca. 1931]-1979.

Correspondence, book orders, invoices, bills, and receipts dealing with the purchase of books by American, Canadian, British, Australian, and a few Western European institutions and individuals. There are approximately 100 letters from writers and critics such as John Ciardi, Leon Edel, Wallace Fowlie, Robert McAlmon, Alfred E. Smith, William Carlos Williams, and Edmund Wilson. Financial records for the years, 1960-1975, document the operating costs of the shop. Included among these records are many bills from booksellers and auction houses for Gramercy's purchases.

15.5 linear ft. ( 33 boxes)

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Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944

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The proprietors of the Gramercy Bookshop in New York City are Robert L. and Lorraine Wilbur. The majority of Gramercy's customers are academic and public libraries and to a lesser extent university and college departments of instruction, professors and other individuals. From the description of Grammercy Bookshop records, [ca. 1931]-1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 470399469 ...

Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963

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Edel, Leon, 1907-1997

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Fowlie, Wallace, 1908-1998

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Wilson, Edmund

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Wilbur, Lorraine.

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Ciardi, John, 1916-1986

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American poet and critic. Winner of Avery and Jule Hopwood Award in poetry, 1939. Professor of English at Harvard, 1946-48, and Rutgers, 1953-61. From the description of Letter, 1980 Feb. 4, Key West, Fla., to Henry F. Pommer, Ripon, Wis. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364896 Poet, editor, literary critic, lecturer, and journalist. Full name: John Anthony Ciardi. From the description of John Ciardi papers, 1910-1997 (bulk 1960-1985). (Unknown). W...

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Wilbur, Robert L.

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