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Records

Title
Records, [1938-1948].
Author
Gotham Book Mart.
Supplementary Content
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS GothamSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

Details

Additional Authors
Steloff, Frances, 1887-
Description
185 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Scrapbooks.
Biography (note)
  • Gotham Book Mart is a New York City bookstore and gallery, founded in 1920 by Frances Steloff.
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.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Gotham
Author
Gotham Book Mart.
Title
Records, [1938-1948].
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of typescripts, correspondence, a scrapbook, and a photograph of attendees at a reception for Sir Osbert and Edith Sitwell in 1948. The typescripts include contributions submitted by various authors for publication in the Gotham Book Mart Catalog, no. 42, "We Moderns," published in 1940, as well as a list of the authors to be included in the catalog. The correspondence includes letters from various individuals and institutions, dated 1940, to Frances Steloff, ordering copies of "We Moderns." The scrapbook, compiled by Steloff, consists of invitations, correspondence, photographs, etc. relating to the May 4, 1938, publication party for "Finnegans Wake," by James Joyce.
Biography
Gotham Book Mart is a New York City bookstore and gallery, founded in 1920 by Frances Steloff.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Steloff, Frances, 1887-
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Gotham
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