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Harper & Row Publishers records, 1935-1973

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0556
Bib ID 4078866 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Harper & Row, Publishers
Title Harper & Row Publishers records, 1935-1973
Physical Description 153 linear feet (153 linear feet 368 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material 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.

Access to all documents relating to personnel, financial, and executive committee meetings is restricted.

Permission to publish or quote must be obtained in writing from the Director of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into eleven series: Series I: Cataloged Correspondence; Series II: Manuscripts, Documents and Art; Series III: Arranged Series; Series IV: Business Files; Series V: Financial; Series VI: Copyright Renewals, Contracts and Rights Reversions; Series VII: Booksellers; Series VIII: Cass Canfield Personal Files; Series IX: Planned Parenthhood and International Planned Parenthood Files; Series X: Photographs; Series XI: Photographs and Illustrations Negatives

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, contracts, memos., and photographs. The correspondence pertains to the publications of numerous important fiction and non-fiction authors. The files are particularly strong for authors included in two important historical series"The New American Nation" Richard B. Morris and Henry S. Commager, editors; and "The Rise of Modern Europe" William L. Langer, editor. The files of Cass Canfield Sr. contain substantial material on Planned Parenthood and International Planned Parenthood.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material 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.

Access to all documents relating to personnel, financial, and executive committee meetings is restricted.

Permission to publish or quote must be obtained in writing from the Director of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

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); Harper & Row, Publishers Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Archival Materials

Collections related by provenance: Harper & Bros and Harper & Row archives are available at The Pierport Morgan Library (pre-1900 files), the University of Texas Humanities Research Center (1924-1963), Princeton University Library, and Library of Congress (Magazine, 1869-1965).

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/1989.

Revision Description

2010-02-11 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2016-02-04 Finding aid updated by Catherine C. Ricciardi.

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

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Birth control Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Editors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
History publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Langer, William L (William Leonard), 1896-1977 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morris, Richard B (Richard Brandon), 1904-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Planned Parenthood of America Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scholarly publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

New York publishing company.