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   Max Lincoln Schuster Papers, [ca. 1913-1976]

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Max Lincoln Schuster Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079317 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Schuster, M. Lincoln (Max Lincoln), 1897-1970.
Title:Max Lincoln Schuster Papers, [ca. 1913-1976]
Physical description:300 boxes
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.  More information »

Arrangement

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Description

Scope and Content

Schuster's correspondence including letters from authors Bernard Berenson, Will and Ariel Durant, Max Eastman, Nikos Kazantzakis, Max Lerner, Henry Miller, Bertrand Russell, and Louis Untermeyer; advertisements and other material relating to Pocket Books, Inc. which was owned by Simon & Schuster; and an author and title file containing correspondence, comments, and reviews of Simon & Schuster publications, and miscellaneous notes, clippings, photographs, manuscripts, and printed material.

Series II: Catalogued Manuscripts and Documents

Series III: Uncatalogued Correspondence

Series IV: Simon and Schuster Material

Series V: Max Lincoln Schuster -- Misc. and Personal Material

Series VI: Author and Title File

Series VII: Author Biography and Photograph File

Series VIII: MSS and papers

Series IX: Address File

Series X: Miscellaneous Material:

Series XI: Miscellaneous Simon and Schuster Material

11 scrapbooks

Subseries XI.1: Cardfile: 1943-1948 and A-Z

Quotations, most typed, some handwritten, on notecard-sized slips of paper, grouped and filed alphabetically by idea: [N.B. These were reBoxed from grey Boxes into cardfile Boxes and, as they were in some disarray, the contents listed are those listed on the grey Boxes -- e.g., the materials in Boxes 160-162 come from the grey Box marked as 1943-1945.]

Subseries XII: Photographs

Series XIII: Books belonging to M.L.S:

Series XIV: Oversized Material

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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Restrictions on Use

Readers must use microfilm of materials specified above.

Preferred Citation

Max Lincoln Schuster Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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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 09/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion March 5, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-03-05 File created.
    2011-12-19 EAD created by PTL

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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

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CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Durant, Ariel.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Durant, Will, 1885-1981.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Eastman, Max, 1883-1969.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kazantzakis, Nikos, 1883-1957.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lerner, Max, 1902-1992.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literature publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literature.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Pocket editions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Simon and Schuster, inc.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Publisher. Schuster was co-founder and chairman of the board of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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