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   Daniel Longwell Papers circa 1920-1974

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Daniel Longwell Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079042 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Longwell, Daniel, 1899-1968.
Title:Daniel Longwell Papers circa 1920-1974
Physical description:90 boxes (ca. 24,750 items)
Language(s):In English
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Scope and Content

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. 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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Using the Collection


Preferred Citation

Daniel Longwell Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

Related Material

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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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 07/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.
    2018-12-21 dsc added

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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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American literature--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Doubleday and Company, inc.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Literature publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Time, inc.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-1986.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note


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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