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   Maurice Crain Papers 1946-1970.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Maurice Crain Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains the correspondence, business papers and finanial records, 1946-1970, of literary agent, Maurice Crain, 1901-1970.

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0301
Bib ID:4078662 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Crain, Maurice, 1901-1970.
Title:Maurice Crain Papers 1946-1970.
Physical description:16 linear ft (ca. 3,200 items in 38 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in two series:

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Description

Scope and Content

The papers and financial records of Crain. Among the novelists and short story writers included in the collection are Frank Gilbreth, Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, Ruth Goode, Fred Gipson, and John Green.

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Maurice Crain Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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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

Cataloged 06/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-05-21 XML document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

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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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Financial records.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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American literature--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors, American--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Carey, Ernestine Gilbreth.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Gilbreth, Frank B. (Frank Bunker), 1911-2001.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Gipson, Fred, 1908-1973.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Goode, Ruth.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Green, John.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literary agents.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literature publishing--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Williams, Annie Laurie.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

New York literary agent. Maurice Crain was the husband of Annie Laurie Williams.

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