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Daniel Longwell papers, circa 1920-1974

Summary Information

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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 .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

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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.

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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.

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:"
"Portal"
"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.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Aitken, William Maxwell, 1st Baron Beaverbrook


Box 1 Arlen, Michael


Box 1 Artzybasheff, Boris


Box 1 Auslander, Joseph


Box 1 Bankhead, William Brockman


Box 1 Baum, Vicki


Box 1 Beerbohm, Max


Box 1 Bénet, Rosemary (Mrs. Stephen Vincent)


Box 1 Bénet, Stephen Vincent


Box 1 Benson, Ezra Taft


Box 1 Benton, Thomas Hart


Box 1 Bradley, Omar


Box 1 Brokaw, Ann Clare


Box 1 Bromfield, Louis


Box 1 Brooks, Van Wyck


Box 1 Bucholz, R J


Box 1 Bush, Vannevar


Box 1 Canby, Henry Seidel


Box 1 Canfield, Cass


Box 1 Caniff, Milton


Box 1 Carmer, Carl


Box 1 Chiang, Mme. Mai-ling Sung


Box 1 Clark, Mark Wayne


Box 1 Cornell, Katharine


Box 1 Crouse, Russel


Box 1 Croy, Homer


Box 1 Curry, John Steuart



Box 2 Dane, Clemence


Box 2 Daniel, Margaret Truman


Box 2 Dos Passos, John


Box 2 Doubleday, Russell


Box 2 Draper, Dorothy


Box 2 Dreiser, Theodore


Box 2 Edman, Irwin


Box 2 Edward VIII, King of Gt. Britain


Box 2 Eichenberg, Fritz


Box 2 Eisenhower, Milton Stover


Box 2 Eisenstaedt, Alfred


Box 2 Elliman, Katherine (Mrs. Douglas)


Box 2 Engle, Paul



Box 3 Fadiman, Clifton


Box 3 Ferber, Edna


Box 3 Glasgow, Ellen


Box 3 Gunther, John



Box 4 Hart, Moss


Box 4 Hayes, Helen


Box 4 Hemingway, Ernest


Box 4 Hemingway, Mary Welsh (Mrs. Ernest)


Box 4 Herbert, Alan Patrick


Box 4 Herbert, Gwendolen Quilter (Lady)


Box 4 Hersey, John


Box 4 Horgan, Paul


Box 4 Kurd, Peter


Box 4 Huxley, Aldous Leonard


Box 4 Huxley, Julian Sorell



Box 5 Johnson, Lady Bird Taylor (Mrs. Lyndon B.)


Box 5 Kantor, Mackinlay


Box 5 Kaufman, George S.


Box 5 Kennerley, Mitchell


Box 5 Krock, Arthur


Box 5 Lankes, Julius J.


Box 5 Lea, Tom


Box 5 Lewis, Sinclair


Box 5 Lippmann, Walter


Box 5 Lombard, Carole


Box 5 Longwell, Dan and Mary


Box 5 Longwell, Mary


Box 5 Low, David


Box 5 Luce, Clare Boothe


Box 5 Luce, Henry R.


Box 5 MacLeish, Archibald


Box 5 Mauldin, Bill


Box 5 Maugham, William Somerset


Box 5 Mencken, Henry Louis


Box 5 Monnet, Jean


Box 5 Montague, Charles Edward


Box 5 Moran, Charles McMoran Wilson, 1st Baron


Box 5 Moran, Dorothy Dufton Wilson, Baroness


Box 5 Morison, Stanley



Box 6 Morley, Christopher


Box 6 Mumford, Lewi s


Box 6 Mydans, Carol and Shelley


Box 6 Nash, Ogden


Box 6 Norris, Charles Gilman


Box 6 Norris, Kathleen Thompson (Mrs. Charles Gilman)


Box 6 Penney, James Cash


Box 6 Perelman, S. J.



Box 7 Raynolds, Robert F.


Box 7 Read, Herbert


Box 7 Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon


Box 7 Roberts, Kenneth


Box 7 Rogers, Ginger


Box 7 Ross, Harold W.


Box 7 Sandburg, Carl


Box 7 Sargeant, Winthrop


Box 7 Schorer, Mark


Box 7 Sedgwick, Ellery


Box 7 Sherman, Stuart Pratt


Box 7 Smith, Logan Pearsail


Box 7 Spellman, Francis, Cardinal


Box 7 Stevenson, Adlai Ewing


Box 7 Street, Julian


Box 7 Stimson, Henry Lewis


Box 7 Sulzberger, Arthur Hays


Box 7 Tarkington, Booth


Box 7 Tarkington, Susannah Robinson (Mrs. Booth)


Box 7 Thomas, Lowell


Box 7 Tomlinson, Henry Major


Box 7 Truman, Bess Wallace (Mrs. Harry S.)


Box 7 Truman, Harry S.


Box 7 Wallace, Henry Agard


Box 7 Walpole, Hugh


Box 7 Waugh, Evelyn


Box 7 Waugh, Laura Herbert (Mrs. Evelyn)


Box 7 White, William Allen


Box 7 Windsor, Wallis (Warfield), Duchess of


Box 7 Wolfe, Thomas


Box 7 Wood, Grant


Box 7 Wyeth, Andrew


Box 7 Young, Roland


Box 7 Young, Stark


Box 7 Zanuck, Darryl F.

Series II: Cataloged Manuscripts, Drawings, and Photographs



Box 8a Benton, Thomas Hart


Box 8a Edward VIII, King of Great Britain


Box 8a Elson, Robert T.


Box 8a Engle, Paul


Box 8a Hemingway, Ernest


Box 8a Herbert, Alan Patrick



Box 8b Horgan, Paul


Box 8b Hurd, Peter


Box 8b Kitt, Eartha Mae


Box 8b Longwell, Daniel


Box 8b Morley, Christopher


Box 8b Nash, Ogden


Box 8b Rogers, Ginger


Box 8b Waugh, Evelyn


Box 8b White, William Allen

Series III: Cataloged Diaries, 1943-1968



Box 8c Diaries, 1943-1951



Box 8d Diaries, 1952-1968

Series IV: Other Papers


Subseries 1: Uncataloged Correspondence



Box 10 A-Ar



Box 11 As-B



Box 12 C-Co



Box 13 Cu-D



Box 14 E-Ed



Box 15 El-G



Box 16 H-I



Box 17 J-L



Box 18 M



Box 19 N-Ri



Box 20 Ro-Th



Box 21 Tr-War



Box 22 War - Z


Subseries 2: Uncataloged Correspondence



Box 57 Benton, Thomas Hart



Box 58 Benton, Thomas Hart



Box 59 Bet - Cha



Box 60 Chi - Chu



Box 61 Ci - De



Box 62 Di - E



Box 63 Flower Box Committee



Box 64 F - G



Box 65 H - He



Box 66 Hi - J



Box 67 K - Life



Box 68 Life (continued)



Box 69 Longwell, Daniel



Box 70 Longwell, Daniel



Box 71 Longwell, Daniel



Box 72 Lo - McC



Box 73 McD - Me



Box 74 Mi - O



Box 75 P - Readers Digest



Box 76 Readers Digest (continued)



Box 77 Readers Digest - Ru



Box 78 S - Sp



Box 79 Sq - Time



Box 80 Time (cont.)



Box 81 Time (cont.) - V



Box 82 W - Z


Subseries 3: Other Materials



Box 9 Edna Ferber Items



Box 23 Duke and Duchess of Windsor



Box 24 Miscellaneous Correspondence



Box 25 Miscellaneous Correspondence



Box 26 Time Life File, A-M



Box 27 Time Life File, P-Z


Box 27 Time Life Staff, A-B



Box 28 Time Life Staff, C-Luce



Box 29 Time Life Staff, Luce



Box 29a Time Life Staff, M-Z



Box 30 Personal Papers



Box 31 Personal Papers



Box 32 Personal Papers



Box 33 Personal Papers


Box 33 Business Papers



Box 34 Business Papers



Box 35 Trips



Box 36 Financial Records



Box 37 Financial Records



Box 38 Financial Records



Box 39 Cancelled Checks



Box 40 Cancelled Checks



Box 41 Cancelled Checks



Box 42 Cancelled Checks



Box 43 Columbia College Notebooks



Box 44 Printed Materials Clippings, Pamphlets, and Illustrations



Box 45 Photographs



Box 46 Photographs



Box 47 Photographs



Box 48 Memorabilia



Box 49 Memorabilia



Box 50 Inscribed Books



Box 51 Inscribed Books



Box 52 Inscribed Books



Box 53 Time-Life: Book Mockups and miscellaneous photographs



Box 54 Time-Life: Layout exhibits for 1957 annual



Box 55 Dummy of Life Issue (Used for a demonstration), 1954 October 11



Box 56 Life trial material, 1942



Box Flat Box 286 1 scrapbook (Old Navy w/ letter from Mary (Mrs. Daniel) Longwell to KAL)



Box Flat 286 Time-life: Layout exhibit #1 for the 1957 annual; Boswell, Peyton Jr., Modern American Painting



Box Mapcase 14-E-03 Oversize Folders



Box Mapcase 14-M-06 Oversize Folders(Hemingway)