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Charles Hanson Towne papers, bulk (1902-1945)

Title
Charles Hanson Towne papers, 1891-1948, bulk (1902-1945)
Author
Towne, Charles Hanson, 1877-1949.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Additional Authors
  • Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948.
  • Bowes, Edward, Major, 1874-1946.
  • Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948.
  • Faulks, Theodosia P.
  • Gale, Zona, 1874-1938.
  • Glasgow, Ellen, 1873-1945.
  • Houghton, Carolyn Wells.
  • Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968.
  • Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947.
  • Lowndes, Belloc, 1868-1947.
  • Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950.
  • Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965.
  • Snow, Edgar, 1905-1972.
Description
4.7 linear feet (9 boxes)
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, financial papers, press clippings, photographs, and ephemera.
Uniform Title
Harper's bazaar.
Subject
  • American literature > 20th century
  • New York (N.Y.) > Social life and customs
  • Poetry > Study and teaching
  • Towne, Charles Hanson, 1877-1949
Genre/Form
  • Photographic prints.
  • Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Searle, Mrs. Ora; Carnegie Book Shop
Biography (note)
  • Charles Hanson Towne (1877-1949) was an author, editor and popular New York celebrity.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 3014
Author
Towne, Charles Hanson, 1877-1949.
Title
Charles Hanson Towne papers, 1891-1948, bulk (1902-1945)
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Additional Formats
Edgar Snow correspondence available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Biography
Charles Hanson Towne (1877-1949) was an author, editor and popular New York celebrity. From 1924 to 1929 he edited many magazines including Smart Set, Delineator, Designer, McClure's, and Harper's Bazaar. He also wrote poetry, novels, plays, travel essays, song cycles, lyrics for musicals and operettas, memoirs, and newspaper columns; taught poetry at Columbia University; and toured with the Broadway hit, Life With Father. Much of his writing celebrated New York City and he was considered to be the quintessential New Yorker.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository.
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Occupation
Authors.
Editors.
College teachers.
Added Author
Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948.
Bowes, Edward, Major, 1874-1946.
Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948.
Faulks, Theodosia P.
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938.
Glasgow, Ellen, 1873-1945.
Houghton, Carolyn Wells.
Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968.
Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947.
Lowndes, Belloc, 1868-1947.
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950.
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965.
Snow, Edgar, 1905-1972.
Added Title
Harper's bazaar.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3014
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