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George Macy papers, 1916-1970

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0832
Bib ID 4079075 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Macy, George
Title George Macy papers, 1916-1970
Physical Description 13 linear feet (4 volumes 12 boxes 1 oversize package 1 map case drawer)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/30_LY-MAL_20.pdf
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder. arranged by topic: Box 1, Cataloged cortrespondence, manuscripts & art works; Box 2, Biographical & printed ephemera; Box 3, Nonesuch Press; Box 4 & 5, Heritage Club production files; Box 6, Production files for Aesop, Fielding, Carmen& Michelangelo; Box 7, Misc. production files; Box 8, Business papers; Box 9, Financial records of the Limited Editions Club & the Heritage Club; Box 10, George Macy financial records & misc. inscribed books; Box 11, Biographical file & Nonesuch Press (1976 gift); Box 12, Production files (1976 gift); Box 13, Memorabilia-awards, plaques& medals (1978 bequest); Oversize package of memorabilia (1978 bequest); Scrapbook of clippings, mainly the Limited Editions Club; Three volumes in slipcases; Map case; Oversized art works.

Description

Summary

Letters, documents, and printed materials documenting Macy's publishing career, including that relating to the Nonesuch Press, dating from 1941 to 1960. Included also are photographs, awards, and financial papers. The correspondents include many of Macy's close friends including Peter Beilenson, William Rose Benét, Clifton Fadiman, Christopher Fry, Lillian Gish, Alec Guinness, Fritz Kredel, Frederic and Florence March, Francis Meynell, Bruce Rogers, Louis Untermeyer, Carl Van Doren, and Lynd Ward. Also, miscellaneous engravings, lithographs, and drawings.

Using the Collection

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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); George Macy papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

See also the Art Coll for a portrait of George Macy by Norman Rockwell and a portrait of Helen Macy by Serge Ivanoff

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Artists' proofs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Artists' signatures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Awards Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Book illustrations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bookplates Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Charcoal drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Collages Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Crayon drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Decorations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Engravings (prints) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Etchings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial documents and records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Frontispieces Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gouache drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Illustrations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ink drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Inscriptions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Invitations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Linocuts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lithographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (literary) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Maps Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pen works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pencil works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Plaques Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Printing plates Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Proofs (printed matter) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Relief prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Silkscreen prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sketches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tempera paintings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trial proofs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wash drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Watercolor drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wood engravings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Woodcuts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Actors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Actresses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Artists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Austen, John Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ayrton, Michael, 1921-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bawden, Edward, 1903-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Beilenson, Peter, 1905-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ben Sussan, René Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bendix, Hans, 1898-1984 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Block printing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Book design Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bookplate designers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buday, György, 1907-1990 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Busoni, Rafaello, 1900-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Calligraphers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Calligraphy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cantwell, Robert, 1908-1978 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carter, Will, 1912-2001 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cleland, T. M (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dwiggins, W. A (William Addison), 1880-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Editors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ellis, Richard W (Richard Williamson), 1895-1982 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Engravers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Etchers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fine books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Floethe, Richard Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Freedman, Barnett, 1901-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fry, Christopher, 1907-2005 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galanis, Démétrius Emmanuel, 1882-1966 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gid, Raymond Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hardwicke, Cedric, 1893-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Heritage Press (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hirschfeld, Al Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Illustrated books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Illustration of books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Illustrators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jackson, Everett Gee, 1900-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kredel, Fritz, 1900-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Krohg, Per, 1889-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lamotte, Bernard, 1903-1983 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Limited Editions Club Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Limited editions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lithographers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
March, Florence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
March, Frederic Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Masereel, Frans, 1889-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mayes, Herbert R (Herbert Raymond), 1900-1987 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Meynell, Francis, 1891-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moyers, William Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mugnaini, Joseph A Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Neufeld, Woldemar, 1909-2002 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nichols, Dale, 1904-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nonesuch Press Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parker, Agnes Miller, 1895-1980 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Print makers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Printers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing -- Awards Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ransom, Will, 1878-1955 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rutherston, Albert, 1881-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ryskind, Morrie, 1895-1985 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scholarly publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Serigraphers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sewell, Helen, 1896-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sheets, Millard, 1907-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shenton, Edward, 1895-1977 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Simon, Herbert Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Simon, Howard, 1903-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Steiner-Prag, Hugo, 1880-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Type designers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ward, Lynd, 1905-1985 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Watercolorists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wilson, Edward A (Edward Arthur), 1886-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wood-engravers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Founder of the Limited Editions Club and the Heritage Press.