Material by and about Warren Chappell inserted in books in his library [manuscript], 1964-1980.

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Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991. Material by and about Warren Chappell inserted in books in his library [manuscript], 1964-1980.

Material by and about Warren Chappell inserted in books in his library [manuscript], 1964-1980.

The collection contains a small notebook of random sketches by Boardman Robinson, ca. 1920; a sketchbook, 1924; a hand made book by Chappell titled "Letters of a brief--Mahler to AEH"; a Christmas card from Paul Koch, 1931; drawings for "Peter and the Wolf" and Tragedies of Shakespeare"; a printed and Chappell illustrated quote from Shakespeare; a mock-up of "They say stories"; and paste-ups of "The adventures of Don Quixote de la mancha," and "Associate collectors at the Alderman." The collection also contains correspondence laid in books in Chappell's library including letters from Charles Antin, C. Waller Barrett, Jacques Barzun, Klaus Blankherz, Max Dorn, Alfred Fairbank, Carolyn Hammer, Shirley Hazzard, Paul Horgan, Lyndon B. Johnson (brief thank you), Robert E. Knoll, Alfred A. Knopf, Fritz Kredell, Charles Locke, Lewis Mumford, Cynthia Ozick, Patricia Purinton, Roger D. Sell, Francis Steegmuller, Diantha C. Thorpe, John Updike, Joseph Wechsberg, Edgar and Margaret Wind, Jonathan Yardley, and Hermann Zapt. In addition there is a signed woodcut by Victor Hammer; a funeral program for Karl H. Klingspor; a N.Y. Times luncheon card; as seating list for Alfred A. Knopf's 90th birthday; and articles and obituaries on Alfred and Blanche Knopf.

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Barzun, Jacques, 1907-

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Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991

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Fairbank, Alfred J.

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Updike, John

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Wind, Margaret.

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Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel ˜deœ, 1547-1616

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Steegmuller, Francis, 1906-1994

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Barrett, Clifton Waller, 1901-1991

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Klingspor, Karl Hermann

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Knoll, Robert E.,

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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990

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Hammer, Carolyn Reading

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Dorn, Max,

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Ozick, Cynthia, 1928-

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Sell, Roger D.

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Hamill, Alfred E. (Alfred Ernest), 1884-1953

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Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

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Yardley, Jonathan

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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...

Zapf, Hermann

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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Antin, Charles.

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Knopf, Blanche

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Vice-president (1921) and president (1957) of Alfred A. Knopf, inc.; wife of Alfred A. Knopf. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947-1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122542297 American publisher. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : San Francisco, and New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1941 July 23 and 1956 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868133 ...

Weschberg, Joseph, 1907-

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Blankherz, Klaus,

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Hazzard, Shirley, 1931-....

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