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   Harper & Row, Publishers Records, 1935-1973

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Harper & Row, Publishers Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078866 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Harper & Row, Publishers.
Title:Harper & Row, Publishers Records, 1935-1973
Physical description:153 linear ft. (ca. 183,000 in 358 boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located 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. Access to all documents relating to personnel, financial, and executive committee meetings is restricted.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into eleven series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, contracts, memos., and photographs. The correspondence pertains to the publications of numerous important fiction and non-fiction authors. The files are particularly strong for authors included in two important historical series, "The New American Nation," Richard B. Morris and Henry S. Commager, editors; and "The Rise of Modern Europe," William L. Langer, editor. The files of Cass Canfield Sr. contain substantial material on Planned Parenthood and International Planned Parenthood.

Series III: Arranged Series

Subseries III.1: Trade Department Files

These files were donated to the libraries in May 1972

Subseries III.2: Manuscripts and Proofs Available

Subseries III.3: Miscellaneous Materials

Subseries III.4: Editorial Files

Mostly correspondence with and relating to the authors listed below

Series IV: Business Files

Series V: Financial

Subseries V.1: Profit Sharing & Stocks

Series VI: Copyright Renewals, Contracts and Rights Reversions

Series VII: Booksellers

Series VIII: Cass Canfield Personal Files

Series IX: Planned Parenthhood and International Planned Parenthood Files

Consists of bylaws, memos, correspondence

Series X: Photographs

Series XI: Photographs and Illustrations Negatives

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located 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

Access to all documents relating to personnel, financial, and executive committee meetings is restricted.

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); Harper & Row, Publishers Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Material

Collections related by provenance: Harper & Bros and Harper & Row archives are available at The Pierport Morgan Library (pre-1900 files), the University of Texas Humanities Research Center (1924-1963), Princeton University Library, and Library of Congress (Magazine, 1869-1965).

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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/--/1989 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-02-11 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.
    2016-02-04 Finding aid updated by Catherine C. Ricciardi.

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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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Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
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CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
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Authors, American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Birth control.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Editors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
History publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Langer, William L. (William Leonard), 1896-1977.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literature publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literature.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Morris, Richard B. (Richard Brandon), 1904-1989.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Planned Parenthood of America.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scholarly publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

New York publishing company.

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