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   Richard Leo Simon Papers 1915-1992.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Richard L. Simon papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079338 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Simon, Richard L. (Richard Leo), 1899-1960.
Title:Richard Leo Simon Papers 1915-1992.
Physical description:ca. 14,000 items (47 boxes, 17 oversize folders)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection has no restrictions. The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-47. 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.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. The collection is arranged into five series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, memoranda, photographs, manuscripts, lists, legal and financial documents, and printed materials of Simon. The personal and business papers include correspondence with authors, inscribed photographs of authors, editorial files, files for his special art, photography, and music projects, correspondence files relating to Simon and Schuster, Inc., personal and family correspondence, documents, and photographs. Correspondents include Irving Berlin, Margaret Bourke-White, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Joseph E. Davies, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Philippe Halsman, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, Kenneth Roberts, Arthur Schnitzler, Jerome Weidman, and Sloan Wilson.

Series II: General Correspondence and Personal Papers

(correspondence, manuscripts, diary notes, appointment calendars, legal documents, etc., 1956-1958, includes some Simon and Schuster correspondence)

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

 The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-47. 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

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); Richard L. Simon papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University

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 09/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Papers re. Teachers College (6 items) Processed 07/21/93 HR

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.
    2014-04-04 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
Accounts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Advertising.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Annual reports.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Application forms.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Appointment books.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Calendars.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Diaries.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Drawings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Estate records.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Financial records.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Insurance.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Legal documents.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Manuscripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Memorabilia.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Memorandums.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Minutes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoengravings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Portraits.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Postcards.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Promotions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Prospectuses.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reports.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scores.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tax records.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wills.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Art publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Artists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bourke-White, Margaret, 1904-1971.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cartier-Bresson, Henri, 1908-2004.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Composers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Davies, Joseph Edward.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Editors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Executives.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Halsman, Philippe.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Music publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.)--Commerce.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photography--Publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, 1885-1957.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Schnitzler, Arthur, 1862-1931.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Simon and Schuster, inc.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Weidman, Jerome, 1913-1998.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wilson, Sloan, 1920-2003.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Publisher, co-founder of Simon and Schuster, Inc. in 1924.

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