William Shawn letters relating to Edmund Wilson, 1960-1985.


Shawn, William. William Shawn letters relating to Edmund Wilson, 1960-1985.

William Shawn letters relating to Edmund Wilson, 1960-1985.

Collection includes letters to and from William Shawn, a long-time editor at The New Yorker, relating to publishing projects with Edmund Wilson. In addition to twenty-eight pieces of original correspondence from Edmund Wilson, dating from 1960 to 1972, there are letters from Elena Wilson, Rosalind Baker Wilson, and editors and staff members at The New Yorker, G.P. Putnam's Sons, Oxford University Press, and Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. There are also several copies of outgoing letters from Shawn and a few third-party letters.

0.21 linear feet (1 box)

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G.P. Putnam's Sons

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Publishing house in New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1886-1908. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32604641 ...

Wilson, Edmund

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Edmund Wilson was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and literary critic. From the description of Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596904 From the guide to the Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author and critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed...

Farrar, Straus, and Giroux

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The publishing company Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. was founded in 1945 as Farrar, Straus & Company by John Farrar and Roger Straus. After numerous changes in management and corresponding changes in name, the company became known as Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. (FSG) in 1964 when Robert Giroux became editor-in-chief. The company firmly established itself as a quality publisher in the 1960s and '70s. FSG remained staunchly independent of conglomerate publish...

Oxford University Press, Inc., 1964, 1971

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Shawn, William ca. 20. Jh.

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William Shawn (1907-1992), editor. Edmund Wilson (1895-1972), literary critic and author. From the description of William Shawn letters relating to Edmund Wilson, 1960-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702193218 ...

Wilson, Rosalind Baker

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Wilson, Elena, 1906-1979

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Elena Wilson (1906-1979), was born in Reims, France. The family of her father, Georg Hermann Mumm, were founders of Mumm's Champagne. Her mother, Olga Struve, was born in Japan, where Elena's grandfather served as Russian ambassador. Elena Mumm emigrated to the United States in her twenties and worked as an editor for Town and Country during the 1930s-40s. She married American literary critic Edmund Wilson in 1946. After Edmund Wilson's death, she served as his literary executor and edited a col...