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   John Cushman Associates Records, 1965-1978

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Cushman Associates Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078675 View CLIO record
Creator(s):John Cushman Associates.
Title:John Cushman Associates Records, 1965-1978
Physical description:61.5 linear ft (ca. 72,000 items in 147 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is shelved off-site . You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library 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 into 3 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

The files of John Cushman Associates, Inc. include correspondence with authors, publishers, and other agents and deal with the editing and publishing of American and English books, serial rights, reprints, dramatic rights, translations, foreign rights, promotion, and copyright registration.

Series I

Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence and Manuscripts

Three boxes, unnumbered

Subseries I.2: Arranged Files

Subseries I.3: Rejection File

Subseries I.3: Financial and Legal Records

Subseries I.4: Manuscripts

Series II: Arranged Files

Series III: Arranged Files

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

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

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Cushman Associates Records; 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.
    2010-01-25 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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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
Manuscripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Alvarez, A. (Alfred), 1929-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
American literature--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors and publishers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bell, Josephine, 1897-1987.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Canning, Victor.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Churchill, Randolph S. (Randolph Spencer), 1911-1968.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Copyright, International.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Copyright.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Curtis Brown, Ltd. (London, England)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Durrell, Lawrence.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
English literature--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Freeling, Nicolas.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Gilbert, Michael Francis, 1912-2006.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Gill, Brendan, 1914-1997.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hyde, H. Montgomery (Harford Montgomery), 1907-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
James Brown Associates.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lessing, Doris May, 1919-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literary agents.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literature publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Novelists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Renault, Mary.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Snow, C. P. (Charles Percy), 1905-1980.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Symons, Julian, 1912-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tracy, Honor, 1915-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wain, John.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
White, Patrick, 1912-1990.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
William Morris Agency.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wilson, Angus.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

John Cushman had been affiliated with William Morris Agency, Inc. until 1965 when he formed his own company as the American branch of Curtis Brown Ltd. (London). In March of 1978, John Cushman Associates, Inc. was absorbed by James Brown Associates, Inc.

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