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Richard L. Simon papers, 1915-1992

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1160
Bib ID 4079338 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Simon, Richard L (Richard Leo), 1899-1960
Title Richard L. Simon papers, 1915-1992
Physical Description 47 boxes (47 boxes 17 oversize folders)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: 1-47. 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.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. The collection is arranged into five series: Series I: Cataloged Correspondence and Photographs Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence; Subseries I.2: Cataloged Photographs; Series II: General Correspondence & Personal Papers; Series III: Books, Authors, & Projects; Series IV: Simon and Schuster, Inc.; Series V: Richard L. Simon--Financial

Description

Summary

Correspondence, memoranda, photographs, manuscripts, lists, legal and financial documents, and printed materials of Simon. The personal and business papers include correspondence with authors, inscribed photographs of authors, editorial files, files for his special art, photography, and music projects, correspondence files relating to Simon and Schuster, Inc., personal and family correspondence, documents, and photographs. Correspondents include Irving Berlin, Margaret Bourke-White, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Joseph E. Davies, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Philippe Halsman, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, Kenneth Roberts, Arthur Schnitzler, Jerome Weidman, and Sloan Wilson.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: 1-47. 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.

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); Richard L. Simon papers; 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 09/--/89.

Papers re. Teachers College (6 items) Processed HR 07/21/93.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2014-04-04 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"
Accounts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Advertising Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Annual reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Application forms Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Appointment books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Calendars Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Estate records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Insurance Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorabilia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorandums Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photoengravings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Postcards Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Promotions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prospectuses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scores (documents for music) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tax records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wills Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
minutes (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Art publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Artists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bourke-White, Margaret, 1904-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cartier-Bresson, Henri, 1908-2004 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Composers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Davies, Joseph Edward Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Editors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eisenhower, Dwight D (Dwight David), 1890-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Executives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Halsman, Philippe Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Legal documents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Music publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photography -- Publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Portraits Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, 1885-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schnitzler, Arthur, 1862-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schuster family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Simon and Schuster, Inc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Weidman, Jerome, 1913-1998 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wilson, Sloan, 1920-2003 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Publisher, co-founder of Simon and Schuster, Inc. in 1924.