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Daniel Longwell papers, circa 1920-1974

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0798
Bib ID 4079042 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Longwell, Daniel
Title Daniel Longwell papers, circa 1920-1974
Physical Description 90 boxes (circa 24,750 items (90 boxes))
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

Papers documenting Longwell's influential career in publishing and journalism. There are files of correspondence with such notables as Sir Winston Churchill, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Hart Benton, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Christopher Morley, and H.L. Mencken as well as artists such as Tom Lea and Peter Hurd. Also, correspondence and memoranda dealing with the Time-Life organization, among them an extensive series of letters from Henry R. Luce and various editors of the magazines.

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.

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); Daniel Longwell papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Archival Materials

For art works that came with this collection and are not in Boxes 8a and 8b, see the art collections shelf list.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2018-12-21 dsc added

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

Subject Headings

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
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"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Doubleday & Company, Inc. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Editors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Time, inc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Editor. Longwell was an editor at Doubleday and supervised the publication of works of Edna Ferber, Ellen Glasgow, and other writers. In 1934, he joined Time, Inc., where he was one of founding editors of LIFE, and chairman of the board of editors from 1946 until his retirement in 1954.