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   Don Congdon Associates, Inc. Records 1973-1994.

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Preferred Citation

[Collection Name]. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078537 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Don Congdon Associates, Inc.
Title:Don Congdon Associates, Inc. Records 1973-1994.
Physical description:55.5 linear ft. (ca.37,000 items in 117 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: Permission to see or photocopy must be obtained in writing from Don Congdon Associates, Inc., 156 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected items cataloged; remainder arranged. Boxes A-C: Cataloged correspondence; Box C: Catalogewd manuscripts & documents; Boxes 1-31: Series 1; Boxes 32-71: Series 2; Boxes 72-112: Series 3.

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, memoranda, contracts, and miscellaneous material from the files of Don Congdon Associates, Inc., literary agency, dealing with the editing and publishing of American and English books, serial rights, reprints, dramatic rights, translations, foreign rights, promotion, and copyright restrictions. Select files pre-date the firm's establishment because some clients of Harold Matson Company, Inc. became clients of Don Congdon Associates, Inc. The cataloged correspondence include: Ray Bradbury, Lillian Hellman, William Manchester, William Shirer, William Styron, and Francois Truffaut.

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Using the Collection

RBML

Access Restrictions

Permission to see or photocopy must be obtained in writing from Don Congdon Associates, Inc., 156 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Preferred Citation

[Collection Name]. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

Related Material

See also the records of the Harold Matson Company, Inc. (Ms Coll/Matson).

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Processed 06/02/1988

9 boxes records Processed 03/09/1999 HR

1986 files Processed 03/09/1999 HR

1987 files Processed 03/09/1999 HR

1988 files Processed 03/09/1999 HR

2 transfiles Processed 03/09/1999 HR

2 transfiles Processed 03/09/1999 HR

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Contracts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Correspondence.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Essays.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Fiction.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Financial records.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
First drafts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Manuscripts for publication.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Memorandums.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Poems.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Prefaces.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Proofs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
American literature--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors, American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Historians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literary agents.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literature publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Manchester, William, 1922-2004.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Novelists, American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Poets.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Styron, William, 1925-2006.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Truffaut, Franc╠žois.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Don Congdon Associates, Inc. was founded by Donald Congdon in l983. Congdon had previously served as Vice President of Harold Matson Company, Inc. Selected Matson clients became clients of Don Congdon Associates, Inc.

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