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   Harold Matson Company, Inc. Records 1937-1980.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Harold Matson Company, Inc. records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0853
Bib ID:4079087 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Harold Matson Company, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)
Title:Harold Matson Company, Inc. Records 1937-1980.
Physical description:68 linear ft. (ca.75,000 items in 139 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: Written permission of Mr. Harold Matson required to use collection. Please contact rbml@libraries.cul.columbia.edu with credentials and a short description of your research project. Series I: Cataloged Correspondence and Manuscripts (Cataloged Boxes 1-9) is located on-site. The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-139. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged by author. Cataloged correspondence and manuscripts, A-Z - 9 Boxes; Uncataloged files, A-Z - Boxes 1-117; Contract files (McIntosh, McKee & Dodds, Inc.), A-Z - Boxes 118-139.

The collection is divided into three series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, memoranda, contracts and other legal papers, advertising, and printed materials. The files, 1958-1978, of the Harold Matson Company, 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. The contract file of McIntosh, McKee & Dodds, Inc. Literary Representatives is also included.

Series III: Mclntosh, McKee & Dodds, Inc. Contracts, 1937-1980

(Mclntosh, McKee, & Dodds, Inc. Literary Representatives, formerly Mavis Mclntosh-Elizabeth McKee, was acquired by the Harold Matson Company, Inc. in 1965)

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

Written permission of Mr. Harold Matson required to use collection. Please contact rbml@libraries.cul.columbia.edu with credentials and a short description of your research project.

Series I: Cataloged Correspondence and Manuscripts (Cataloged Boxes 1-9) is located on-site.

 The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-139. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days 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

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); Harold Matson Company, Inc. records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Finding aid available in repository and online.

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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 08/--/1989 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion July 7, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-07-07 File created.
    2014-03-26 XML document instance created 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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Genre/Form

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Advertisements.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Contracts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (literary.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Memoranda.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
American literature--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors, American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors, English.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Barzun, Jacques, 1907-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bogarde, Dirk, 1921-1999.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Books--Translations.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Collier, John.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Copyright, International.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Copyright--Adaptations.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Copyright--Drama.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Copyright.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Derleth, August William, 1909-1971.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
English literature--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Girodias, Maurice.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Gysin, Brion.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hoffman, Abbie.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Jameson, Storm, 1891-1986.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kermode, Frank, 1919-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Koestler, Arthur, 1905-1983.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Levin, Meyer, 1905-1981.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literary agents.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literary agents.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literature publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lovat, Simon Christopher Joseph Fraser, Baron, 1911-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lowry, Malcolm, 1909-1957.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Manchester, William, 1922-2004.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Matson, Harold, 1899-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mavis McIntosh-Elizabeth McKee (New York, N.Y.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
McIntosh, McKee & Dodds, Inc. Literary Representatives.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
McIntosh-Otis (New York, N.Y.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Norman, Charles, 1904-1996.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Novelists, American--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Novelists, English--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
O'Gorman, Ned, 1929-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Padgett, Ron.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Pélieu, Claude.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Priestley, J. B. (John Boynton), 1894-1984.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Pritchett, V. S. (Victor Sawdon), 1900-1997.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rechy, John.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Romulo, Carlos P. (Carlos Peña), 1899-1985.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Saroyan, William, 1908-1981.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sloan, Alfred P. (Alfred Pritchard), 1875-1966.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Steele, Wilbur Daniel.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Styron, William, 1925-2006.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Translations.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Trevor-Roper, H. R. (Hugh Redwald), 1914-2003.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Truffaut, François.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wouk, Herman, 1915-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Historical Note

Literary agency in the New York City. In 1965, Harold Matson Company, Inc. purchased McIntosh, McKee & Dodds, Inc. Literary Representatives (formerly Mavis McIntosh-Elizabeth KcKee; and earlier, McIntosh-Otis).

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