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Crowell-Collier Publishing Company records

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Crowell-Collier Publishing Company records, 1931-1955.
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Crowell-Collier Publishing Company.
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Description
909 linear feet (807 boxes).
Uniform Title
  • American magazine.
  • Collier's.
  • Woman's home companion.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
Biography (note)
  • The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, American publishers of popular periodicals and educational and technical manuals, was incorporated in 1920 as the Crowell Publishing Company. The name was changed to Crowell-Collier in 1939, and to Crowell, Collier and Macmillan, Inc. in 1965. The firm published American Magazine, Collier's Magazine, The Country Home, Woman's Home Companion, and National Weekly.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 703
OCLC
  • 122431486
  • 122431486
Author
Crowell-Collier Publishing Company.
Title
Crowell-Collier Publishing Company records, 1931-1955.
Additional Formats
Martha Gellhorn materials available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-186
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, readers' reports, typescripts, proofs, memoranda, and photographs relating to the publishing activities of Crowell-Collier. Records are mainly correspondence, 1931-1950, of the editors of the magazines published by the firm, with the bulk concerning Collier's and Woman's Home Companion. Editors' correspondence with authors, literary agents, photographers, and cartoonists reflects the changes in editorial policy and shifts in popular taste during the period between the early thirties and the mid-fifties. Collection also includes inter-office correspondence, 1933, 1946; readers' reports, 1933; edited authors' typescripts and editors' proofs of articles, short stories, and serialized novels published in Collier's from 1935 through 1955, with some correspondence and editorial memoranda; and a few photographs.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Biography
The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, American publishers of popular periodicals and educational and technical manuals, was incorporated in 1920 as the Crowell Publishing Company. The name was changed to Crowell-Collier in 1939, and to Crowell, Collier and Macmillan, Inc. in 1965. The firm published American Magazine, Collier's Magazine, The Country Home, Woman's Home Companion, and National Weekly.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Editors.
Added Author
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984.
Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981.
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941.
Blossom, Sumner.
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012.
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970.
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939.
Budenz, Louis F. (Louis Francis), 1891-1972.
Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985.
Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.
Denson, John.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940.
Gellhorn, Martha, 1908-1998.
Haley, Alex.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.
Higgins, Marguerite.
Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968.
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963.
Koestler, Arthur, 1905-1983.
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969.
Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974.
McNulty, Faith.
Maurois, André, 1885-1967.
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956.
Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971.
Paton, Alan.
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970.
Reynolds, Quentin James, 1902-1965.
Ryan, Cornelius.
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007.
Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955.
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968.
Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946.
Tonetti, Bianca.
Vonnegut, Kurt.
Wylie, Philip, 1902-1971.
Crowell Publishing Company.
Added Title
American magazine.
Collier's.
Woman's home companion.
Research Call Number
MssCol 703
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