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House of Books Ltd. records, 1875-1984

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0617
Bib ID 4078352 View CLIO record
Creator(s) House of Books, Ltd. (New York, N.Y.); Cohn, Marguerite, 1887-1984; Cohn, Louis Henry
Title House of Books Ltd. records, 1875-1984
Physical Description 86 boxes (86 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.


Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, memorabilia, business records, book catalogs and other printed materials of Louis and Marguerite Cohn and their customers, associates and friends. Correspondents include Stephen Vincent Benʹet, Robert Frost, T.S. Eliot, and Marianne Moore, all among the authors represented in the Crown Octavos series published by the House of Books; there are also manuscripts, proofs and correspondence with printers for this series. Other correspondents include Cyril Connolly, W. Somerset Maugham and Tom Stoppard. Also in the collection are letters and manuscripts from the stock of the shop; notable among these are a series of Graham Greene letters and pages from an autograph book which contains entries from many turn of the century American Literary figures. The collection also include the personal memorabilia of the Cohn and Arnold families. Louis Cohn's participation in World War I as an officer in the French Army is recorded in photographs, documents and memorabilia. Marguerite's childhood collections, among them many early greeting cards, are also included.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

The following boxes are located off-site: 10-85. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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); House of Books Ltd. records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.


Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Alternate Form Available

Pearl S. Buck manuscript is on: microfilm.

W.H. Auden letters are on: microfilm.

Ownership and Custodial History

Bequest of Marguerite A. Cohn, 1984.

Gift of Carol Z. Rothkopf, 1984-1995.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Business records and stock of shop: Source of acquisition--Cohn, Marguerite A. Method of acquisition--Bequest; Date of acquisition--1984.

Papers: Source of acquisition--Rothkopf, Carol Z. Method of acquisition--Gift, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1991.

Stoppard playscript: Source of acquisition--531. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--07/01/1992. Accession number--M-92-07-01.

Letters & memorabilia: Source of acquisition--Rothkopf, Carol Z. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--06/28/1995. Accession number--M-95-06-28.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Business records and stock of shop Processed JCA 1985.

Papers Processed JCA/JL-W 1985.

Stoppard playscript Cataloged HR 07/23/1992.

Letters & memorabilia Cataloged & processed HR 10/06/1998.

Series IX: Business Materials (boxes 28-70) was formerly known as Series IX: Closed Materials.  The restriction was removed August 4, 2020.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

2020-08-03 Restriction on Series IX lifted. kws

Subject Headings

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American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Booksellers and bookselling Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bookstores -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Catalogs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Connolly, Cyril, 1903-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Consuls Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soldiers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stoppard, Tom Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- France Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Louis Henry Cohn, 1888-1953, and Marguerite Arnold Cohn, 1887-1984, opened the House of Books on October 10, 1930. The bookstore specialized in 20th century British and American first editions and brought the Cohns into contact with many of the major literary figures of the century.

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Series I: Catalogued Correspondence


Box 1 Abbott, Bernice

Box 1 Dobie, J. Frank

Box 1 Adams, James Truslow

Box 1 Aiken, Conrad

Box 1 Aldington, Richard

Box 1 Aldridge, Richard

Box 1 Algren, Nelson

Box 1 Allen, Hervey

Box 1 Arlen, Michael

Box 1 Atkins, John

Box 1 Auden, Wystan (microfilm)


Box 1 Baker, Carlos Heard

Box 1 Baldwin, Joseph Clark

Box 1 Barnes, Djuna

Box 1 Barr, Amelia Edith (Huddleston)

Box 1 Barrie, Sir James Matthew

Box 1 Bates, Herbert Ernest

Box 1 Beckett, Samuel

Box 1 Benedikt, Michael

Box 1 Belloc, Hilaire

Box 1 Benet, Rosemary (Mrs. Stephen Vincent)

Box 1 Benet, Stephen Vincent

Box 1 Benet, William Rose

Box 1 Berenson, Mary

Box 1 Beresford, John Davis

Box 1 Bingham, Hiram

Box 1 Bird, William

Box 1 Blunden, Edmund

Box 1 Boldini, Giovanni

Box 1 Bradford, Mary Rose (Mrs, Roark)

Box 1 Bromfield, Louis

Box 1 Brooks, Gwendolyn

Box 1 Brett, D.E.

Box 1 Bryan, William J.

Box 1 Burgess, Anthony

Box 1 Burkford, William

Box 1 Burnett, Francis Hodgson

Box 1 Burton, T.E.


Box 2 Caldwell, Erskine

Box 2 Canby, Henry Seidel

Box 2 Carlisle, George James Howard, 9th Earl of

Box 2 Carmer, Carl Lamson

Box 2 Causley, Charles

Box 2 Cerf, Bennett

Box 2 Ciardi, John

Box 2 Clark, Barrett

Box 2 Connolly, Cyril Vernon

Box 2 Cournos, John

Box 2 Cousins, Norman

Box 2 Crawford, Francis Marion

Box 2 Creekmore, Herbert

Box 2 Cronin, Archibald Joseph


Box 2 Dashiell, Alfred

Box 2 Daubigny, Charles Francois

Box 2 Davies, Rhys

Box 2 Davis, Richard Harding

Box 2 Deland, Margaret Wade

Box 2 Doggett, Frank

Box 2 Dos Passos, John

Box 2 Drinkwater, John

Box 2 Duncan, Robert

Box 2 Duncan, Ronald

Box 2 Dunsany, Lady (Beatrice) Villers

Box 2 Durrell, Lawrence


Box 2 Eberhart, Richard

Box 2 Edel, Leon

Box 2 Eliot, Thomas Stearns

Box 2 Eliot, Valerie (Mrs. Thomas Stearns)

Box 3 Ellman, Richard

Box 3 Everson, William


Box 3 Farjeon, Eleanor

Box 3 Farrar, John

Box 3 Farrell, James T.

Box 3 Fast, Howard

Box 3 Fielding, Gabriel

Box 3 Fisher, Dorothy Canfield

Box 3 Flaccus, Kimball

Box 3 Fleury, Jules

Box 3 France, Anatole

Box 3 Francis Marion

Box 3 Frost, Robert


Box 3 Gallup, Donald C.

Box 3 Gawsworth, John

Box 3 Gilbert, Stuart

Box 3 Gingrich, Arnold

Box 3 Golding, William

Box 3 Greene, Graham

Box 3 Gregory, Alyse

Box 3 Guthrie, Alfred Bertram 9th Earl of


Box 3 Hall, Donald

Box 3 Hawkins, Sir Anthony Hope

Box 3 Hayward, John

Box 3 Hecht, Roger

Box 3 Herbst, Josephine Frey

Box 3 Hersholt, Jean

Box 3 Heyen, William

Box 3 Hiler, Hilaire

Box 3 Hoffman, Daniel

Box 3 Holmes, John

Box 3 Hopkins, Kenneth

Box 3 Housman, Laurence

Box 3 Howells, William Dean

Box 3 Hughes, Ted

Box 3 Hubbard, Elbert

Box 3 Humphries, Rolfe

Box 3 Huxley, Aldous


Box 4 Ignatow, David

Box 4 Isaacs, Stanley M.


Box 4 Jeffers, Una (Mrs. Robinson)

Box 4 Jolas, Maria (Mrs. Eugene)


Box 4 Kaufman, George S.

Box 4 Kavanagh, Peter

Box 4 Klopfer, Donald S.

Box 4 Knopf, Alfred, Jr.

Box 4 Komroff, Manuel

Box 4 Komroff, Odette (Mrs. Manuel)

Box 4 Kops, Bernard

Box 4 Kreymbourg, Alfred


Box 4 Lamantia, Philip

Box 4 Lamartine, Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat

Box 4 Lang, Andrew

Box 4 Lea, Tom

Box 4 Levertov, Denise

Box 4 Levin, Harry

Box 4 Levine, Philip

Box 4 Lewis, Sinclair

Box 4 Locke, William John

Box 4 Logue, Christopher

Box 4 Lowell, Robert

Box 4 Lucie-Smith, Edward


Box 4 McCarthy, Charles E.

Box 4 McClure, Michael

Box 4 McCord, David

Box 4 McFee, William

Box 4 MacKaye, Percy

Box 4 Marquand, John Phillips

Box 4 Marrot, Harold Vincent

Box 4 Mason, Alfred Edward Woodley

Box 4 Maugham, William Somerset

Box 4 Meredith, William

Box 4 Merrill, James

Box 4 Milford, Nancy Winston

Box 4 Millay, Edna St. Vincent

Box 4 Moore, Marianne

Box 4 Morley, Christopher

Box 4 Mottram, Ralph Hale


Box 5 Nathan, Robert


Box 5 O'Flaherty, Liam


Box 5 Padgett, Ron

Box 5 Palmer, Herbert

Box 5 Patchen, Kenneth and Miriam

Box 5 Patmore, Derek

Box 5 Payn, James

Box 5 Pearson, Norman Holmes

Box 5 Perkins, Maxwell Evarts

Box 5 Phelps, William Lyon

Box 5 Phillpotts, Eden

Box 5 Pound, Ezra and Dorothy

Box 5 Prokosch, Frederic

Box 5 Purdy, James


Box 5 Quennell, Peter


Box 5 Rhys, Keidrych

Box 5 Robertson, William Robert

Box 5 Rogers, Will, Jr.

Box 5 Roosevelt, Kermit

Box 5 Roosevelt, Theodore


Box 5 Saroyan, William

Box 5 Sergeant, Elizabeth Shepley

Box 5 Sandberg, Carl

Box 5 Schiff, Jacob H.

Box 5 Shapiro, Karl

Box 5 Shaw, Irwin

Box 5 Smith, Francis Hodgson

Box 5 Speaight, Robert William

Box 5 Spencer, Theodore

Box 5 Spender, Stephen

Box 5 Stafford, Jean

Box 5 Stafford, William Edgar

Box 5 Starrett, Vincent

Box 5 Steele, Wilbur Daniel

Box 5 Steinbeck, John

Box 5 Stoppard, Tom

Box 5 Stravinsky, Vera (Mrs. Igor)

Box 5 Strong, Leonard Alfred George

Box 5 Stutler, Boyd Blynn

Box 5 Suckow, Ruth


Box 6 Tambimuttu, Thurairajah

Box 6 Tarkington, Booth

Box 6 Taylor, Harvey

Box 6 Thomas, Dylan

Box 6 Thompson, Lawrence

Box 6 Titus, Edward W.

Box 6 Tomlinson, Charles


Box 6 Viereck, Peter


Box 6 Washington, Booker T.

Box 6 Welty, Eudora

Box 6 Wescott, Glenway

Box 6 Wheelock, John Hall

Box 6 Whicher, George Frisbie

Box 6 Wilder, Thornton

Box 6 Williams, Florence (Mrs. William Carlos)

Box 6 Williams, Jonathan

Box 6 Williams, Oscar

Box 6 Williams, William Carlos

Box 6 Willkie, Wendell

Box 6 Wolfe, Thomas

Box 6 Wood, Audrey

Box 6 Woolf, Virginia

Series II: Catalogued Manuscripts


Box 7 Allen, James Lane

Box 7 Asbury, Herbert

Box 7 Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn

Box 7 Auden, Wystan Hugh


Box 7 Bacheller, Irving

Box 7 Becker, Charlotte

Box 7 Benet, Stephen Vincent

Box 7 Benet, William Rose

Box 7 Brand, Millan

Box 7 Brodsky, Louis Daniel

Box 7 Bryce, James

Box 7 Bryce, Viscount

Box 7 Buck, Pearl

Box 7 Burnett, Whit


Box 7 Chute, Desmond

Box 7 Corso, Gregory


Box 7 Deland, Margaret Wade

Box 7 Dunsany, Edward Moreton Drax Plunkett, l8th baron


Box 7 Edel, Leon

Box 7 Eliot, Thomas Stearns

Box 7 Evans, Luther H., Allan Nevina and Louis M. Hacker


Box 7 Farrell, James T.

Box 7 Frost, Robert


Box 7 Gale, Zona

Box 7 Galsworthy, John

Box 7 Graves, Robert


Box 7 Hanley, James

Box 7 Hemingway, Ernest

Box 7 Huxley, Aldous


Box 7 Johns, Orrick


Box 7 Knight, William Francis Jackson


Box 7 Lang, Andrew

Box 7 Le Gallienne, Richard

Box 7 Lerner, Max, Glenway Wescott, and Charles Jackson

Box 7 Loy, Mina

Box 7 Lucie-Smith, Edward


Box 8 MacBeth, George

Box 8 MacDiarmid, Hugh

Box 8 MacGrath, Harold

Box 8 Mangin, Charles Marie Emmanuel

Box 8 Masefield, John

Box 8 Maugham, William Somerset

Box 8 McClure, Michael

Box 8 McOrlay, P.

Box 8 Meredith, William

Box 8 Millay, Edna St. Vincent

Box 8 Moore, Marianne

Box 8 Morris, Wright


Box 8 Nathan, Robert


Box 8 Peck, Harry Thurston

Box 8 Peterson, Houston, Russell Maloney, and Charles Rolo

Box 8 Phillpotts, Eden

Box 8 Porter, Katherine Ann

Box 8 Pound, Ezra

Box 8 Powell, Antony

Box 8 Powels, Robert

Box 8 Prokosch, Frederic


Box 9 Rives, Hailie Erminia

Box 9 Roberts, Charles George Douglas


Box 9 Saroyan, William

Box 9 Sinclair, Upton

Box 9 Spender, Stephen

Box 9 Stevenson, Adlai Ewing

Box 9 Stoppard, Tom


Box 9 Towne, Charles Hanson

Box 9 Townsend, Edward Waterman


Box 9 Updike, John


Box 9 Walker, Edward Joseph

Box 9 Wolfe, Thomas

Series III: Catalogued Documents


Box 9 Arlen, Michael


Box 9 Baker, Carlos Heard

Box 9 Benet, Rosemary C. (Mrs. Stephen Vincent)

Box 9 Benet, William Rose

Box 9 Berrigan, Ted

Box 9 Bird, William

Box 9 Bradford, Roark

Box 9 Braithwaite, William Stanley


Box 9 Charters, Ann and Sam

Box 9 Ciardi, John

Box 9 Connolly, Cyril Vernon

Box 9 Corso, Gregory

Box 9 Creekmore, Hubert


Box 9 Davenport, Basil

Box 9 Davies, Rhys

Box 9 Derleth, August William

Box 9 Duncan, Robert

Box 9 Dunsany, (Lady) Beatrice Child Villers Plunkett, baroness

Box 9 Durrell, Lawrence


Box 9 Eshleman, Clayton


Box 9 Farrell, James T.

Box 9 Flaccus, Kimball

Box 9 Frost, Robert


Box 9 Galsworthy, John

Box 9 Gunn, Thom


Box 9 Hawkins, Anthony Hope, Sir

Box 9 Heifetz, Jascha

Box 9 Hoffman, Daniel G.


Box 9 Komroff, Manuel

Box 9 Kreymbourg, Alfred


Box 9 Lamatia, Philip


Box 9 McKay, Claude

Box 9 Mangin, Charles Marie Emmanuel

Box 9 Maugham, William Somerset

Box 9 Meredith, William

Box 9 Merrill, James

Box 9 Moore, Marianne


Box 9 Nathan, Robert


Box 9 Prokosch, Frederic


Box 9 Ray, Man

Box 9 Reavy, George

Box 9 Roosevelt, Franklin Delano


Box 9 Schreiber, Georges

Box 9 Shaw, George Bernard

Box 9 Smith, Thomas Robert

Box 9 Stafford, Jean

Box 9 Strong, L.A.G.


Box 9 Tambimuttu, Thurairajah

Box 9 Thomas, Caitlin Macnamara (Mrs. Dylan)

Box 9 Thompson, Lawrence

Box 9 Todd, Ruthven


Box 9 Welty, Eudora

Box 9 Wieners, John

Box 9 Williams, Jonathan

Box 9 Williams, Tennessee

Box 9 Wood, Jasper L.

Series IV: Catalogued Photographs


Box 9 Cullen, John B.


Box 9 Eliot, Thomas Stearns


Box 9 Frost, Robert


Box 9 Galsworthy, John


Box 9 Heifetz, Jascha

Box 9 Hinton, Percival F.


Box 9 Jiemingway, Ernest

Box 9 Jeffers, Robinson


Box 9 Komroff, Manuel


Box 9 Lang, Anton

Box 9 Larbaud, Valery

Box 9 Lewis, Sinclair


Box 9 Mangin, Charles Emmanuel

Box 9 Maugham, William Somerset


Box 9 Odets, Clifford


Box 9 Pershing, John J.

Box 9 Prokosch, Frederic


Box 9 Roosevelt, Franklin Delano


Box 9 Spender, Stephen

Box 9 Strong, Leonard Alfred George


Box 9 Tarkington, Booth

Box 9 Thomas, Dylan

Series V: Catalogued Art Works

Box 9 Arnold, Siegfried

Box 9 Block, Julius

Box 9 Corso, Gregory

Box 9 Hanley, James

Series VI: Arranged Correspondence


Box 10 Ai, Vo Van

Box 10 Aiken, Conrad

Box 10 Aldridge, Richard

Box 10 Allen, Hervey

Box 10 Andrew

Box 10 Andrews, Dorothy(Kienbusch)

Box 10 Antiquarian Bookdealers Association

Box 10 Arlen, Michael

Box 10 Arnold, Caroline Bernheimer

Box 10 Arnold, Siegfried

Box 10 Auden, Wystan Hugh

Box 10 B:

Box 10 Banks, Algernon Polan

Box 10 Baro, Gene

Box 10 Belloc, Hilaire

Box 10 Benedikt, Michael

Box 10 Benet, Stephen Vincent

Box 10 Benet, Stephen Vincent-Clippings

Box 10 Benet, William Rose

Box 10 Benjamin, Jerry

Box 10 Berg, A. Scott

Box 10 Bernheimer, Thekla & Gabriel

Box 10 Berrigan, Ted

Box 10 Blotner, Joseph

Box 10 Bosc, Lawrence

Box 10 Brodsky, Louis Daniel

Box 10 Brown, Andreas

Box 10 Brown, Harry

Box 10 Bursch, Ann Dennis


Box 10 Cagle, William R.

Box 10 Caldwell, Erskine & Virginia

Box 10 Clark, C. E. Frazer, Jr.

Box 10 Clark_Mss

Box 10 Cleveland Advertising Club

Box 10 Clippings

Box 10 Clodd, Alan

Box 11 Cohn, Louis-Documents

Box 11 Cohn, Louis-Memorabilia

Box 11 Cohn, Louis -- Photographs (See also Box 83)

Box 11 Cohn, Louis Henry-Obituaries

Box 11 Cohn, Marguerite-Documents

Box 11 Cohn, Marguerite-First aid and Civil Defence Gold, Joseph

Box 11 Cohn, Marguerite -- Memorabilia

Box 11 Cohn, Marguerite -- Photographs

Box 11 Cohn, Marguerite-Wedding & Honeymoon Hall, Donald

Box 11 Connolly, Cyril

Box 11 Constable, Archibald & Co.

Box 11 Corle, Edwin


Box 11 Dahlberg, Edward

Box 11 D'Ambrosio, Joe

Box 11 Davies, Rhys

Box 11 Delafield, Eugene L.

Box 11 Delbanco, Nicholas

Box 11 Dodd, Jonathan

Box 11 Doro, Edward

Box 11 Drake, James F.

Box 11 Drew, Francis B.

Box 11 Duffy, Richard A.

Box 11 Duncan, Robert

Box 11 Dunsany, Lady (Beatrice) Villers

Box 11 Duvall, Howard G., Jr.

Box 11 Dzierbicki, Ronald L.


Box 11 Ecles, Sir David

Box 11 Eliot, Theresa (Mrs. Henry Ware)

Box 11 Eliot, Thomas Stearns

Box 11 Eliot, Thomas Stearns-Clippings

Box 11 Eliot, Thomas Stearns-Memorial service

Box 11 Ellman, Richard

Box 11 Elmiger, A

Box 11 Envelopes


Box 12 Fable

Box 12 Fairbanks, Marjorie C.

Box 12 Fallon, Peter

Box 12 Faulkner, William

Box 12 Flaccus, Kimball

Box 12 Florsheim, Richard A.

Box 12 Freund, Giselle

Box 12 Frost, Robert

Box 12 Frost, Robert -- Letters about

Box 12 Frost, Robert -- Louis H. Cohn

Box 12 Frost, Robert -- Kathleen Morrision (sec'y)

Box 12 Frost, Robert-Miscellaneous

Box 12 Frost, Robert --Lesley Frost Ballantine

Box 12 Frost, Robert-Photographs


Box 12 Galsworthy, John-Bibliography

Box 12 Galsworthy, John-The Prayer

Box 12 Gardiner, Charles Wrey

Box 12 Garrett, George

Box 12 Gifford, Barry

Box 12 Gilbert, Stuart & Marie

Box 12 Gilliam, Florence

Box 12 Goin, John M.

Box 12 Goldstone, Adrian

Box 12 Goodwdn, Jonathan

Box 12 Gorey, Edward


Box 12 Hanley, James

Box 12 Hatch, Dorothy

Box 12 Hecht, Max

Box 12 Hemingway, Ernest

Box 12 Hemingway, Ernest-Bibliography

Box 12 Herlihy, James Leo

Box 12 Hickock, Mary

Box 12 Hoffman, Daniel

Box 12 Hotchner, Aaron Edward

Box 12 House of Books-Photographs (see box 83)

Box 12 Hoy, John C.


Box 12 Jaffin, George M.

Box 12 Joyce, James


Box 13 Kahn, Gaby

Box 13 Kathleen Morrison (sec'y)

Box 13 Kienbusch, William

Box 13 Komroff, Manuel


Box 13 Lawrence, D. H.

Box 13 Lay, Norma

Box 13 Lesley Frost Ballantine

Box 13 Letters about Louis H. Cohn

Box 13 Levy, William Turner

Box 13 Loeb, Harold

Box 13 Lougee, David

Box 13 Lucie-Smith, Edward


Box 13 Major, Clarence

Box 13 Marshall, George

Box 13 Massey, Linton Reynolds

Box 13 Matheson, Bill

Box 13 Matthews, Thomas Stanley

Box 13 Maugham, William Somerset

Box 13 Myers, Winifred A.

Box 13 McClatchy, J D (Sandy)

Box 13 McClure, Michael

Box 13 Meriwether, James B.

Box 13 Middlebury College

Box 13 Miller, Henry

Box 13 Mills, Clark-Mss.

Box 13 Moore, Harry T.

Box 13 Moore, Marianne

Box 13 Morrison, Theodore

Box 13 Moult, Thomas

Box 13 Muir, John Compton

Box 13 Myers, Winifred A


Box 13 Nash,Ray


Box 13 Olson, Charles


Box 13 Padgett, Ron

Box 13 Pearson, Henry

Box 13 Pearson, Norman Holmes

Box 13 Pentland, Marjorie

Box 13 Petersen, Carl

Box 13 Philipp, Ernest M.

Box 13 Photographs-Misc. (See box 83)

Box 13 Pick, John

Box 13 Piskor, Frank P.

Box 13 Poli, Bernard J

Box 13 Polk, Noel

Box 13 Porter, Alan

Box 13 Posner, David

Box 13 Potts, Paul

Box 13 Programs

Box 13 Prokosch, Frederic


Box 13 Quennell, Peter


Box 13 Rascoe, Burton

Box 13 Ratti, John

Box 13 Revell, Stanley

Box 13 Robertson, Alice

Box 13 Robertson, William Robert

Box 13 Rodker, Joan

Box 13 Romaine, Paul

Box 13 Roosevelt, Franklin D.

Box 13 Rosegrin, Gus & Iv

Box 13 Rostenberg, Leona

Box 13 Rothkopf, Carol Z.

Box 13 Rothkopf, Ernest Z.

Box 13 Rudd, Charles B.


Box 13 St. John, Don

Box 13 Sanders, Ed

Box 13 Sarason, Bertram D.

Box 13 Saroyan, William

Box 13 Shaheen, William H.

Box 13 Shaw, George Bernard

Box 13 Sinclair, George

Box 13 Skelton, Robin

Box 13 Smythe, Colin

Box 13 Spender, Stephen

Box 14 Stapleton, Laurence

Box 14 Steam Press

Box 14 Steinbeck, John

Box 14 Steloff, Frances

Box 14 Stern, Madeleine

Box 14 Stokes, Phil

Box 14 Stone, Bernard

Box 14 Stoppard, Tom

Box 14 Strong, Leonard Alfred George

Box 14 Stuart, Francis

Box 14 Swanson, Neil H.

Box 14 Sward, Robert

Box 14 Symmes, Robert E.


Box 14 Tate, James

Box 14 Tedesche, Sydney

Box 14 Thayer, Tiffany

Box 14 Thoma, Richard

Box 14 Thomas, Myfanwy-re: Edward & Helen Thomas

Box 14 Thomas, Richard, (2 folders)

Box 14 Thompson, Lawrence

Box 14 Turnbull, Andrew


Box 14 Unidentified letters

Box 14 Updike, John

Box 14 V:

Vacation memorabilia

Box 14 Valentines


Box 14 Waldorf-Astoria Floor Plan

Box 14 Wall, Bernhardt

Box 14 Wallace, Robert

Box 14 Weiss, Ottocaro

Box 14 Whelen, Christopher

Box 14 Wilde, Oscar

Box 14 Williams, Jonathan

Box 14 Williams, William Carlos

Box 14 Wilson, Robert A.

Box 14 Woiwode, Larry

Box 14 Wolsey, Louis

Box 14 Woodward, Daniel H.


Box 14 Yeats, William Butler

Box 14 Z:

Box 14 Zeman, Frederic

Box 14 Miscellaneous

Box 14 Miscellaneous checks

Gifts to Libraries and Others:

Box 15 Academy of American Poets

Box 15 Amherst College

Box 15 Brandeis University

Box 15 British Library

Box 15 Cancer Care, Inc.

Box 15 Columbia University

Box 15 Dartmouth College

Box 15 Grolier Club

Box 15 Indiana University

Box 15 Library of Congress

Box 15 Modern Poetry Association

Box 15 New York Public Library

Box 15 Pierpont Morgan Library

Box 15 Princeton University

Box 15 Stanford University

Box 15 Trinity College

Box 15 U.S. War Department

Box 15 University of Kansas

Box 15 University of Tulsa

Box 15 University of Virginia-Hemingway Gift (1) and (2)

Box 15 University of Virginia-Hemingway Clippings

Box 15 University of Wyoming

Box 15 Wesleyan University

Box 15 Miscellaneous

Series VII: Crown Octavos arranged materials

Box 16 Duncan, Robert The Truth & Life of Myth, New York, 1968

Box 16 Frost, Robert Hard not to be King, New York, 1951

Box 16 Maugham, W. Somerset The Unconquered, New York,1944

Box 16 Welty, Eudora Place in Fiction, New York, 1957

Box 17 Crown Octavos-Clippings

Box 17 Eliot, Thomas Stearns, Religious Drama: Mediaeval and Modern, v.p.

Box 17 Crown Octavos-Farrell, James T.

Box 17 Crown Octavos-Galsworthy, John

Box 17 Moore, Marianne The Absentee, New York, 1962

Box 17 Crown Octavos-Nathan, Robert

Box 17 Crown Octavos-Saroyan, William

Box 17 Crown Octavos-Strong, L. A. G.

Box 17 Crown Octavos-Tarkington, Booth

Box 17 Crown Octavos-Williams, Tennessee

Box 17 Crown Octavos-Wolfe, Thomas

Series VIII: Writings and Memorabilia

Box 18 Louis H. Conn's Writings

Box 19 Louis H. Conn's World War I memorabilia

Box 20 Marguerite Cohn's writings

Box 21 Marguerite Cohn's collections: cigar bands, monograms, greetings cards

Box 22 Marguerite Cohn's family photos and memorabilia

Box 23 Marguerite Cohn's memorabilia: autograph album, baby book, etc.

Box 24 House of Books Catalogs

Box 25 Publications about House of Books

Box 26 Rothkopf publications

Box 27 Misc. published material (includes the firm's official seal)

Series IX: Business Materials

Contents list in repository.

Box 28 Business Correspondence

Box 29 Business Correspondence

Box 30 Business Correspondence

Box 31 Business Correspondence

Box 32 Business Correspondence

Box 33 Business Correspondence

Box 34 Business Correspondence

Box 35 Business Correspondence

Box 36 Business Correspondence

Box 37 Business Correspondence

Box 38 Business Correspondence

Box 39 Business Correspondence

Box 40 Business Correspondence

Box 41 Business Correspondence

Box 42 Business Correspondence

Box 43 Business Correspondence

Box 44 Business Correspondence

Box 45 Business Correspondence

Box 46 Business Correspondence

Box 47 Business Correspondence

Box 48 Business Correspondence

Box 49 Business Correspondence

Box 50 Crown Octavos Business Files

Box 51 Crown Octavos Business Files

Box 52 Crown Octavos Business Files

Box 53 Bibliographies/Sales records

Box 54 Bibliographies/Sales records

Box 55 Bibliographies/Sales records

Box 56 Account Books

Box 57 Account Books

Box 58 Account Books

Box 59 Account Books

Box 60 Account Books

Box 61 Account Books

Box 62 Invoices

Box 63 Invoices

Box 64 Invoices

Box 65 Invoices

Box 66 Invoices

Box 67 Utilities/Telephone bills/Rent

Box 68 Ledgers, ca. 1950-1984, (7 volumes)

Box 69 Ledgers, ca. 1950-1984, (7 volumes)

Box 70 Ledgers, ca. 1950-1984, (7 volumes)

Series X: Ephemera


Box 71 Adamic

Box 71 Aiken

Box 71 Albee

Box 71 Asch

Box 71 Auden


Box 71 Bacheller

Box 71 Barrie

Box 71 Bates

Box 71 Beckett

Box 71 Bellow

Box 71 Benet

Box 71 Betjeman

Box 71 Boyle

Box 71 Bradford, Richard

Box 71 Buck

Box 71 Bunting

Box 71 Burgess, G


Box 71 Cain

Box 71 Caldwell

Box 71 Causley

Box 71 Cavafy

Box 71 Cobb

Box 71 Conrad

Box 71 Creeley

Box 71 Cronin

Box 71 Crossley-Holland

Box 71 Cummings


Box 71 de la Mare

Box 71 De Voto

Box 71 Dickey

Box 71 Doctorow

Box 71 Douglas

Box 71 Dreiser

Box 71 Duncan

Box 71 Durrell


Box 71 Eberhart

Box 71 Eiiot, T. S.

Box 71 Ellis

Box 71 Enright

Box 71 Everson

Box 71 Ewart


Box 72 Farrell

Box 72 Faulkner, Estelle Oldham

Box 72 Ferber

Box 72 Ferlinghetti

Box 72 Fiedler

Box 72 Fisher, D.C.

Box 72 Fisher, V.

Box 72 Fitzgerald

Box 72 Ford

Box 72 Forster

Box 72 Fowles


Box 72 Galsworthy-

Box 72 Ginsberg

Box 72 Glasgow

Box 72 Gorey

Box 72 Green, P.

Box 72 Greene

Box 72 Gregory


Box 72 Hazo

Box 72 Henry, O.

Box 72 He yen

Box 72 Hillyer

Box 72 Horovitz

Box 72 Hughes

Box 72 Huxley


Box 72 James

Box 72 Jeffers

Box 72 Jewett

Box 72 Johnson


Box 72 Kent

Box 72 Koestler


Box 72 Lamb

Box 72 Laubies

Box 72 Lawrence

Box 72 Lewis, C. Day

Box 72 Lewis, P. W.

Box 72 Lewis, S.

Box 72 Lowell, J.

Box 72 Lowell, R.

Box 72 Lowry


Box 73 McClure

Box 73 MacDiarmid

Box 73 MacLeish

Box 73 Mailer

Box 73 Mann

Box 73 Marquand

Box 73 Masters

Box 73 Maugham

Box 73 Mencken

Box 73 Meredith

Box 73 Millay

Box 73 Miller, H.

Box 73 Miscellaneous

Box 73 Mitchell

Box 73 Modern Poetry Association

Box 73 Moore

Box 73 Morgan

Box 73 Morley


Box 73 Nathan, G.

Box 73 Nathan, R.


Box 73 Oates

Box 73 Olson

Box 73 O'Neill


Box 73 Parker

Box 73 Patraore

Box 73 Paul

Box 73 Pinter

Box 73 Plath

Box 73 Porter, P.

Box 73 Pound

Box 73 Press: Black Sparrow Press

Box 73 Press: Rook Press

Box 73 Press: Unicorn Press

Box 73 Purdy


Box 73 Rawlings

Box 73 Remarque

Box 73 Robinson

Box 73 Roethke


Box 74 Salinger

Box 74 Sandburg

Box 74 Saroyan

Box 74 Scannell

Box 74 Schaubeck

Box 74 Sendak

Box 74 Shaw

Box 74 Shay's Bookshop

Box 74 Sillitoe

Box 74 Siraic

Box 74 Sitwell

Box 74 Smith

Box 74 Snyder

Box 74 Spark

Box 74 Spender

Box 74 Stewart

Box 74 Stein

Box 74 Steinbeck

Box 74 Stoppard (I)

Box 74 Stoppard(II)

Box 74 Street

Box 74 Stuart, G.

Box 74 Suckow

Box 74 Swenson


Box 74 Taggard

Box 74 Tarkington

Box 74 Teasdale

Box 74 Thomas

Box 74 Thurber

Box 74 Thwaite


Box 75 Updike


Box 75 Van Loon

Box 75 Vidal


Box 75 Wakoski

Box 75 Walpole

Box 75 Warren

Box 75 Waugh

Box 75 Weidman

Box 75 Wells

Box 75 Welty

Box 75 Wesker

Box 75 White, E. B.

Box 75 White, W. A.

Box 75 Wieners

Box 75 Wilbur

Box 75 Wilder

Box 75 Williams, T.

Box 75 Williams, W. C.

Box 75 Wilmerding

Box 75 Wilson

Box 75 Wolfe

Box 75 Woolf (see also oversize)


Box 75 Yeats


Box 75 Zukofsky

Box 76 Eliot (See also oversize)

Box 77 Faulkner (I) (See also oversize)

Box 78 Faulkner (II)-Brodsky Collection

Box 79 Frost (I)

Box 80 Frost (II)

Box 81 Hemingway (See also oversize).

Box 82 Joyce

Series XI: Photographs

Box 83 Photographs

Box 84 Photographs

Series XII: Papers and photographs of Capt. Louis Henry Cohn

Gift of Carol Rothkopf, 2016. Accn #2016.2017.M105

Collection of World War I photographs and ephemera relating to Cohn's military service and work as correspondent for the Brooklyn Eagle and others

Box 85 Album of 100 photographs, most 4 x 6 inches, portraits and scenes of military life, circa1914-1919

Box 85 Folder of approx. 100 photograph of family and friends, most 1900-1920s including first wife Annie, 1900-1920s

Box 85 Folder of wartime ephemera, including a typewritten summary of the Mission Marchand, July 1918

Box 85 Orders to escort visitors as member of the service de presse et d'information

Box 85 Letter of credentials as press representative of the Brooklyn Eagle;, 1919

Box 85 Press credentials for Le Rhin Illustre

Box 85 U.S. Army Second Section, intelligence report no. 196, Coblenz, 31, May 1919

Box 85 Address book including addresses of Hilaire Belloc & John Galsworthy

Box 85 Account book

Box 85 Manuel de Conversation a I' usage des Poilus Amoureux, 12 pages, self wrappers, text in French and German

Box 85 Mimeographed menu for Diner du Galon, 3 December 1918 signed by those present., December 1918

Box 85 Chalk portrait of a soldier, signed Julius Bloch, 1919