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James B. Pinker collection of papers

Title
James B. Pinker collection of papers, 1886-1926.
Author
Pinker, James B.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS PinkerSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
40 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • James B. Pinker was an English literary agent.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. The bulk of the materials was formerly owned by Arthur Pforzheimer, as well as Doubleday and Co. and the American Play Company.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Pinker
Author
Pinker, James B.
Title
James B. Pinker collection of papers, 1886-1926.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of portraits, legal documents, a manuscript and typescript, and correspondence. The portrait is a photograph with Joseph Conrad. There are agreements between George Gissing, or Pinker as agent, and Cassell & company, and agreements from various theatrical agencies concerning Pinker. The correspondence includes drafts of letters to George Gissing, letters to Messrs. Hurst & Blackett, to William Wymark Jacobs, and to Eric Pinker relating to Joseph Conrad. There are also letters from various correspondents relating to James B. Pinker.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
James B. Pinker was an English literary agent.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Local Note
Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
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Added Author
Gissing, George, 1857-1903.
Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark), 1863-1943.
Pinker, Eric.
Pforzheimer, Arthur. Former owner
Cassell & Company.
Doubleday and Company, inc.. Former owner
American Play Company. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Pinker
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