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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.
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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.
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.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Longwell, Mrs. Daniel. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1969. Accession number--M-69.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.
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.
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.