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André Schiffrin papers, 1944-2014

Series II. Business and Subject Files, 1946-2011

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Subseries II.1. Business files, 1946-2003 undated, 1946-2003, undated

Pantheon proposals, inventories, pension plans, assets, payments, personnel files, employment agreements, sale to Random House papers, sales reports and accounts from 1944 to 1961, before André joined the publishing house, followed by the 1962-1991 files including Pantheon salary reports, business plans, contact sheets, contracts, inventories, sales reports, expense reports, cash flow analyses, and guest lists for events. There are also some personal business files, both from his time at Pantheon and after, which include curricula vitae, employment agreements for his teaching positions at Yale and the University of California, itineraries of his trips and schedules of conferences he was attending or speaking at.

Arranged chronologically.



Box 11 Folder 1 Schiffrin, Jacques, 1943-1962 1995, 1943-1962, 1995


Box 11 Folder 1 Pantheon partnership agreement


Box 11 Folder 1 Pantheon shares and stocks


Box 11 Folder 1 Liquidation of Pantheon assets



Box 8 Folder 1 Pantheon accounting books, 1946-1947


Box 8 Folder 2 Pantheon pension plan, 1957 October -1958 June, 1957



Box 11 Folder 2 Sale of Pantheon to Random House, 1958 1961 1965, 1958, 1961, 1965



Box 8 Folder 3 Pantheon personnel, 1959-1989



Box 21 Random House--Correspondence, etc., 1990-1991

Includes correspondence, employment agreements, and business plans.



Box 8 Folder 4 Random House subsidiaries profits and loss, 1961-1990


Box 8 Folder 5 Pantheon business plans and reports, 1969-1991


Box 8 Folder 6 Schiffrin, André, Columbia University, Yale and University of California material,, 1977-2003


Box 8 Folder 7 Random House subsidiaries titles and sales, 1982-1992


Box 8 Folder 8 Random House subsidiaries inventory, 1988-1990


Box 8 Folder 9 New Press, 1990-1995 2000-2001, 1990-1995, 2000-2001


Box 8 Folder 9 Proposal for establishing publishing house


Box 8 Folder 9 Financial plan and funding


Box 8 Folder 9 Correspondence record and rolodex


Box 8 Folder 9 List of agents and author


Box 8 Folder 9 Cash flow analysis


Box 8 Folder 9 Budget projections and expense reports


Box 8 Folder 9 Titles and sales



Box 10 Pantheon inventory activity report, 1990



Box 9 Folder 1 Schiffrin, André, Miscellaneous, 1990-2000 undated, 1990-2000, undated


Box 9 Folder 1 Curriculum vitae


Box 9 Folder 1 Letter of recommendation by Studs Terkel


Box 9 Folder 1 Travel itineraries and expenses


Box 9 Folder 1 Retirement plan


Box 9 Folder 1 Business of Books galley


Box 9 Folder 2-3 Schiffrin, André, Book contracts, 1997-2010, (2 folders)


Box 9 Folder 4 Schiffrin, André, Book payments, 1999-2009


Subseries II.2. Subject Files, 1958-2011 undated, 1958-2011, undated


Sub-subseries II.2.1. Press clippings, 1958-2011

Copies of articles about and reviews of Pantheon publications as well as articles about writers at Pantheon and their work; copies of articles written about André, interviews with him, and reviews of his books. In the case of the year 2000, the abundance of material in German, Italian and Spanish called for separate folders for the press clippings. All other folders in this sub-subseries contains material in multiple languages.

Arranged chronologically.



Box 13 Folder 1 Schiffrin, Jacques, 1950-1999



Box 11 Folder 3 Pasternak, Boris Dr. Zhivago, 1958-1959



Box 13 Folder 2 Schiffrin, André, Pantheon, and Random House, 1960-2002



Box 12 Folder 1-3 Pantheon controversy, 1990 February-1991 February(3 folders), 1990



Box 13 Folder 3 Pantheon controversy news release, 1990 March-April, 1990


Box 13 Folder 4-5 Schiffrin, André, New Press, 1992-1998, (2 folders)


Box 13 Folder 6 Schiffrin, André, 1999



Box 12 Folder 4 Schiffrin, André, 2000



Box 14 Folder 1 Schiffrin, André, 2000

(German)


Box 14 Folder 2 Schiffrin, André, 2000

(Italian)


Box 14 Folder 3 Schiffrin, André, 2000

(Spanish)



Box 12 Folder 5 Schiffrin, André, 2001



Box 14 Folder 4 Schiffrin, André, 2002


Box 14 Folder 5 Schiffrin, André, 2003-2004



Box 15 Folder 1 Schiffrin, André, 2005


Box 15 Folder 2 Schiffrin, André, 2006


Box 15 Folder 3 Schiffrin, André, 2007


Box 15 Folder 4 Schiffrin, André, 2008-2009


Box 15 Folder 5 Schiffrin, André, 2010



Box 16 Folder 1 Schiffrin, André, 2011


Sub-subseries II.2.2. Catalogues and printed material, 1960s-2000 undated, 1960s-2000, undated

Catalogs of Pantheon's publications, along with some press releases and statements, printed material and book extracts from and/or about Pantheon and early New Press.

Arranged chronologically.


Box 16 Folder 2-3 Pantheon catalogues, 1960s-1990, (2 folders)



Box 21 Pantheon catalogues, 1961-1990

Appears to be a complete set.



Box 16 Folder 4 Pantheon printed material, 1962-1998


Box 16 Folder 4 Excerpts from books about Pantheon


Box 16 Folder 4 Statements


Box 16 Folder 4 25th and 40th anniversary reports


Box 16 Folder 5 New Press printed material, 1992-2002 undated, 1992-2002, undated


Box 16 Folder 5 Press releases


Box 16 Folder 5 Invitation lists


Box 16 Folder 5 Book ads in publications


Box 16 Folder 5 General information


Sub-subseries II.2.3. Scrapbooks, undated

Scrapbook of books covers published by Pantheon.



Box 17 Pantheon book covers, undated


Sub-subseries II.2.4. Manuscripts and typescripts, 2001-2004 undated, 2001-2004, undated

Jacques Schiffrin's manuscripts, including the manuscript of a children's book he was writing, as well as a book he was translating by Pasternak, along with typescripts of André Schiffrin's books.



Box 18 Folder 1-2 Schiffrin, Jacques, Manuscripts and proofs, undated, (2 folders)


Box 18 Folder 3 Schiffrin, André, Typescripts, 2001-2004