Papers, 1885-1957.

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Bobbs-Merrill Company. Papers, 1885-1957.

Papers, 1885-1957.

Collection consists of the papers of the Bobbs-Merrill Compnay, Inc.

131,056 items.

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Bacheller, Irving, 1859-1950

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Addison Irving Bacheller was an author and journalist, probably best remembered for his pioneering literary syndicate. Born in New York to an old New England family - his mother was descended from John Alden and Priscilla Mullins - he was named after authors Joseph Addison and Washington Irving. He graduated from St. Lawrence University and within a few years had founded his syndicate, which was both profitable and ground-breaking, and brought works from authors like Stephen Crane and Arthur Con...

Curtis Brown Ltd.

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Incorporated the literary agencies of Willis Kingsley Wing and Collins-Knowlton-Wing, Inc., and others, and was closely associated with the English agencies of Curtis Brown Ltd. (London) and A.P. Watt & Son. From the guide to the Curtis Brown, Ltd. Records, 1914-2006., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Lady Isabella Augusta (Persse) Gregory was an Irish playwright, director, producer, poet, folklorist, translator and historian, co...

Bobbs-Merrill Company

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Publishing company located in Indianapolis, IN. Founded by Samuel Merrill, Sr. in 1850, initially as a bookstore that expanded into a publishing house under his son, Samuel Merrill, Jr., and subsequent partners following the Civil War. The name went through several permutations Merrill, Meigs, and Company; the Bowen-Merrill Company; and finally Bobbs-Merrill, named in part after director William Conrad Bobbs, in 1903. Bobbs-Merrill published works of many significant authors, including James Whi...

Rand, Ayn, 1905-1982

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Biographical Note 1905, Feb. 2 Born, Alisa Rosenbaum, St. Petersburg, Russia 1924 Graduated, University of Leningrad, Leningrad, USSR 1926 Immigrated to the United States; adopted name Ayn Rand 1929 ...

Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916

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American Poet. From the description of Little Orphant Annie. Last stanza : AMsS, [s.d.]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540708 James Whitcomb Riley was an American poet, journalist, and lecturer. From the description of James Whitcomb Riley collection of papers, 1878-[1964] bulk (1878-1915). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122363959 From the guide to the James Whitcomb Riley collection of papers, 1878-[1964, 1878-...

Bobbs, William Conrad, 1861-1926

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Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919

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Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919), author of children's books about the "Land of Oz." From the description of L. Frank Baum collection, 1883-1982 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131649 American author of children’s literature, native of Chittenango, N.Y. From the guide to the L. Frank Baum Papers, 1880 (ca.)-1975, 1900-1942, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Author. From the description of L. Frank...

Moores, Charles W. (Charles Washington), 1862-1923

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Indianapolis, Indiana lawyer and author. From the description of Letter, July 24, 1913. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 52975267 ...

Merrill, Meigs, and Company.

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Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933

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Author and playwright from Niles, Michigan. From the description of Ring Lardner papers, [ca. 1900-ca. 1933]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419753 American journalist and author. From the description of Typed letter signed : Great Neck, to Mr. Tobias, 1924 Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874962 American journalist and humorist; writer of short stories, plays, and songs. Born Ringgold Wilmer Lardner at...

Merrill, Samuel, 1792-1855

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Merrill came to Vevay, Ind. in 1816 and in 1819 began his political career, serving in the state General Assembly and as State treasurer. He also was president of the State Bank of Indiana and the Madison and Indianapolis Rail Road Company, and founded the Merrill Publishing Company. From the description of Papers, 1812-1934 (bulk 1825-1855) (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 32115517 ...

Bowen-Merrill Company

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Erskine, John, 1879-1951

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Epithet: Reverend; DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000214 Title: 9th Earl of Mar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000219 John Erskine, educator, writer and musician, was born in New York on October 5, 1879. He received an A.B. in 1900, an A.M. in 1901, a Ph.D. in 1903 and an LL.D. in 1929 from Columbia Univ...