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Book-of-the-Month Club

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Book-of-the-Month Club records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 278
Overview: The collection consists of proofs and "first reader reports" that document a component of the selection process for titles that became Book-of-the-Month Club selections. The proofs are pre-publication copies of manuscripts, used by Book-of-the-Month Club judges to select titles. The reports comprise reviews by in-house editors and outside readers of manuscripts under consideration for publication. They were written by a wide variety of individuals including Rosemary Benet, Basil Davenport,...
Dates: 1946-1979

Henry Seidel Canby papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 64
Overview: The Henry Seidel Canby Papers document many aspects of Canby's personal life and professional activities as a writer, editor, and educator. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, lecture notes and other course materials. Canby corresponded with educators, literary critics,publishers, writers and other public figures. Correspondents include Sherwood Anderson, Mary Hunter Austin, Stephen Vincent Benét, Robert Seymour Bridges, Willa Cather, Jerome Davis, Walter De La Mare, Bernard...
Dates: 1825-1960

Basil Davenport papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 489
Overview: The Basil Davenport Papers consist chiefly of correspondence, including a substantial number of outgoing letters from Davenport to his family. The collection also contains Davenport's diaries, drafts of his writings and translations, printed material documenting his career and critical work, and personal papers including genealogical material.
Dates: 1899-1964

Ernest Hemingway collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 199
Overview: The Hemingway collection consists of letters, manuscripts, photographs and artwork related to Ernest Hemingway. There are original letters and copies of letters from Hemingway to Grace Quinlan Otis, Edward K. Thompson and others. Writings include a photocopy of a typescript draft of "A Moveable Feast," a typescript draft of "Today is Friday," a galley proof of "A Hemingway Reader," and galley proofs of manuscripts by Carlos Baker, Charles A. Fenton, Leicester Hemingway, Lillian Ross, Marcelline...
Dates: 1920-1962