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   Paul Revere Reynolds Papers 1899-1980.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Paul Revere Reynolds Records; Box and Folder (if known); Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:Ms#1065
Bib ID:4079583 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Reynolds, Paul Revere, 1864-1944.
Title:Paul Revere Reynolds Papers 1899-1980.
Physical description:117 linear ft. (269 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 two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material arranged into three series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Papers of Paul Revere Reynolds and his son, Paul Revere Reynolds, Jr., consisting of correspondence, contracts, scripts, and financial records. The files are rich in correspondence between authors and agents and provide important information about some of the most significant works published in the last seventy years.

Series I: Cataloged Correspondence

Cataloged Correspondence is stored onsite in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library and can be requested in the library by the name of the correspondents

Series II: Uncataloged Correspondence

 Uncataloged Correspondence is shelved off-site and should be requested by box number.

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Series III: Financial Records

 Uncataloged Correspondence is shelved off-site and should be requested by box number.

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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 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

This collection has no restrictions.

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); Paul Revere Reynolds Records; Box and Folder (if known); 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

Records Entered in AMC 11/28/90

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion July 7, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-03-12 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

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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

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CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
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Account books.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Contracts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Financial records.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Allingham, Margery, 1904-1966.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Asquith, H. H. (Herbert Henry), 1852-1928.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Auchincloss, Louis.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors and publishers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Beer, Thomas.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bolton, Guy, 1884-1979.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Book proposals.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bridges, Robert, 1858-1941.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Burnett, Whit, 1899-1973.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Copyright.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Costain, Thomas B. (Thomas Bertram), 1885-1965.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cousins, Norman.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Edel, Leon, 1907-1997.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Fast, Howard, 1914-2003.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Gardner, Erle Stanley, 1889-1970.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Goldberg, Rube, 1883-1970.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Harris, Frank, 1855-1931.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hassall, Christopher, 1912-1963.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Keppel, Frederick P. (Frederick Paul), 1875-1943.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kreymborg, Alfred, 1883-1966.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literary agents.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literature publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
London, Jack, 1876-1916.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Loveman, Amy.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mailer, Norman.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Masefield, John, 1878-1967.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Middleton, Drew, 1913-1990.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Moore, George, 1852-1933.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Norris, Frank, 1870-1902.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Novelists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Post, Emily, 1873-1960.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Richter, Conrad, 1890-1968.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rohmer, Sax, 1883-1959.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Searle, Ronald, 1920-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Stegner, Wallace Earle, 1909-1993.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Suckow, Ruth, 1892-1960.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Trench, Herbert, 1865-1923.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tyler, Parker.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Vonnegut, Kurt.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wallace, Irving, 1916-1990.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Zangwill, Israel, 1864-1926.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Historical Note

Paul Revere Reynolds became the first literary agent in America when he established his business in New York in 1893. Together with is son, Paul Revere Reynolds, Jr. (1904- ), he handled some of the most prominent British and American authors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The son joined his father in 1923 and later became president of the agency.

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