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Westgate Press records, 1929-1931

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1324
Bib ID 4079460 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Westgate Press (San Francisco, Calif.)
Title Westgate Press records, 1929-1931
Physical Description 1 box (1 box (182 pages))
Language(s) English .

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Correspondence, manuscripts, proofs, and miscellaneous documents relating to the Westgate Signed Editions, a series of signed first editions of American and British authors, published in 1929-1930 by the Westgate Press, San Francisco, under the direction of Oscar Lewis. The collection contains correspondence from Sherwood Anderson, Havelock Ellis, Zona Gale, Lewis Mumford, Bertrand Russell, Wilbur Daniel Steele, Ruth Suckow, Frank Swinnerton, Rebecca West, and Virginia Woolf, as well as carbon copies of Oscar Lewis' replies.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

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); Westgate Press records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Carbon copies in part

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

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Autographs (manuscripts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lewis, Oscar, 1893-1992 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing -- California -- San Francisco Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Steele, Wilbur Daniel, 1886-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Suckow, Ruth, 1892-1960 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
West, Rebecca, 1892-1983 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID