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Harold Matson Company Inc. records, 1937-1980

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0853
Bib ID 4079087 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Harold Matson Company, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)
Title Harold Matson Company Inc. records, 1937-1980
Physical Description 68 linear feet (68 linear feet 139 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

Written permission of Mr. Harold Matson required to access the collection. Please contact rbml@libraries.cul.columbia.edu with credentials and a short description of your research project.

Series I: Cataloged Correspondence and Manuscripts (Cataloged Boxes 1-9) is located on-site.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-139. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged by author. Cataloged correspondence and manuscripts, A-Z - 9 Boxes; Uncataloged files, A-Z - Boxes 1-117; Contract files (McIntosh, McKee & Dodds, Inc.), A-Z - Boxes 118-139. The collection is divided into three series: Series I: Cataloged Correspondence and Manuscripts, A-Z Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence; Subseries I.2: Cataloged Manuscripts; Series II: Uncataloged File, A-Z; Series III: Mclntosh, McKee & Dodds, Inc. Contracts, 1937-1980

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, memoranda, contracts and other legal papers, advertising, and printed materials. The files, 1958-1978, of the Harold Matson Company, Inc. include correspondence with authors, publishers, and other agents and deal with the editing and publishing of American and English books, serial rights, reprints, dramatic rights, translations, foreign rights, promotion, and copyright registration. The contract file of McIntosh, McKee & Dodds, Inc. Literary Representatives is also included.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

Written permission of Mr. Harold Matson required to access the collection. Please contact rbml@libraries.cul.columbia.edu with credentials and a short description of your research project.

Series I: Cataloged Correspondence and Manuscripts (Cataloged Boxes 1-9) is located on-site.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-139. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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); Harold Matson Company, Inc. records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/1989.

Revision Description

2009-07-07 File created.

2014-03-26 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi

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

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"
Advertisements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Contracts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (literary Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoranda Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bogarde, Dirk, 1921-1999 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Books -- Translations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Collier, John Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Copyright Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Copyright -- Adaptations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Copyright -- Drama Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Copyright, International Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Derleth, August, 1909-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Girodias, Maurice Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gysin, Brion Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hoffman, Abbie Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jameson, Storm, 1891-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kermode, Frank, 1919-2010 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Koestler, Arthur, 1905-1983 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Levin, Meyer, 1905-1981 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literary agents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literary agents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lovat, Simon Christopher Joseph Fraser, Baron, 1911- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lowry, Malcolm, 1909-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manchester, William, 1922-2004 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Matson, Harold, 1899- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McIntosh, McKee & Dodds, Inc. Literary Representatives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mortimer, John, 1923-2009 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Norman, Charles, 1904-1996 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Novelists, American -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Novelists, English -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
O'Gorman, Ned, 1929-2014 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Padgett, Ron Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pélieu, Claude Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Priestley, J. B (John Boynton), 1894-1984 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pritchett, V. S (Victor Sawdon), 1900-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rechy, John Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Romulo, Carlos P (Carlos Peña), 1899-1985 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Saroyan, William, 1908-1981 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shirer, William L (William Lawrence), 1904-1993 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sloan, Alfred P (Alfred Pritchard), 1875-1966 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Steele, Wilbur Daniel Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Styron, William, 1925-2006 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Translations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trevor-Roper, H. R (Hugh Redwald), 1914-2003 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Truffaut, François Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wouk, Herman, 1915- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Literary agency in the New York City. In 1965, Harold Matson Company, Inc. purchased McIntosh, McKee & Dodds, Inc. Literary Representatives (formerly Mavis McIntosh-Elizabeth KcKee; and earlier, McIntosh-Otis).