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Eli Cantor papers, 1935-1985

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0190
Bib ID 4079656 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Cantor, Eli
Title Eli Cantor papers, 1935-1985
Physical Description 21.5 linear feet (21.5 linear feet 46 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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.

"Brass Ring" correspondence in Box 1 and "Enemy in the Mirror" correspondence in Box 9 are closed.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into three series: Series I: Manucripts; Series II: Printed Material; Series III: Research Institute of America

Description

Summary

Manuscripts, notes, correspondence, printed materials, and books. Ther collection contains typescript manuscripts with handwritten corrections of Cantor's novels"Enemy in the Mirror" (N.Y.: Crown Books, 1977) and "Love Letters" (N.Y.: Crown Books, 1980); printed works composed by Gallery 33 of the Composing Room, which Cantor headed from 196l to 1971; and articles by Cantor from various magazines, including "Esquire" and "Coronet". Also included are typescript manuscripts of "The Rite" (N.Y.: Zebra Books, 1979) and "The Nest" (N.Y.: Zebra Books, 1980), novels written by Cantor under the pseudonym Gregory A. Douglas. Series II of the collection contains 59 bound volumes of publications, edited by Cantor, from the "Research Institute of America", a New York based organization devoted to economic affairs

  • Series I: Manuscripts

    The collection contains typescript manuscripts with handwritten corrections of Cantor's novels, "Enemy in the Mirror" (N.Y.: Crown Books, 1977) and "Love Letters" (N.Y.: Crown Books, 1980); printed works composed by Gallery 33 of the Composing Room, which Cantor headed from 196l to 1971; and articles by Cantor from various magazines, including "Esquire" and "Coronet". Also included are typescript manuscripts of "The Rite" (N.Y.: Zebra Books, 1979) and "The Nest" (N.Y.: Zebra Books, 1980), novels written by Cantor under the pseudonym Gregory A. Douglas.

  • Series II: Printed Matter

  • Series III: Research Institute of America

    This series of the collection contains 59 bound volumes of publications, edited by Cantor, from the "Research Institute of America", a New York based organization devoted to economic affairs.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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.

"Brass Ring" correspondence in Box 1 and "Enemy in the Mirror" correspondence in Box 9 are closed.

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); Eli Cantor 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

Processed TC 08/--/1986.

Revision Description

2012-10-26 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

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"
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Contracts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
First drafts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galley proofs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorandums Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Novels Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Proofs (printed matter) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Economics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Economists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Novelists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Printers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Research Institute of America, inc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American author, lawyer& printer.