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At a Glance
Thompson's correspondence with John Mason Brown, Henry S. Canby, Basil Davenport, Clifton Fadiman, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Gilbert Highet, Paul Horgan, John K. Hutchens, Amy Loveman, John Marquand, and Christopher Morley and their reports dealing with the selection of books to be offered by the Book-of-the-Month Club.
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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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Ralph Thompson papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Alternate Form Available
Pearl S. Buck t.ms. is on: microfilm.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Thompson, Ralph. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1979. Accession number--M-79.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Author, teacher, editor. Thompson was an editor of the Book-of-the-Month Club from 1951 until 1975. Columbia University Ph.D., 1936.