Harper & Brothers
Biographical / Historical
In May 1962 Harper & Brothers, N.Y. was merged with Row, Peterson & Co. and new name was adopted
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Bangs family papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 47
Overview: Scrapbooks, manuscripts, diaries. letters, and personal papers documenting the lives and careers of American humorist John Kendrick Bangs and his son, Francis Hyde Bangs.
Rachel Carson papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 46
Overview: The Rachel Carson Papers consist of manuscripts, notebooks, letters, newspaper clippings, photos, and printed material relating to the research and publications of Rachel Carson.
Peter Newell collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 63
Overview: The collection contains 73 drawings by illustrator Peter Newell which were acquired by the library, either by purchase or gift, primarily through funds left to the library by Newell's grandson Alfred Z. Baker (1907-1987). They include illustrations created for the Harper and Brothers firm and their periodicals Harper's Weekly, Harper's Monthly, and Harper's Bazar; illustrations created for other publishers; examples of Newell's personal artwork, such as a self-portrait and portraits of his wife...
Dates: 1878-circa 1920
Peter Newell family papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 62
Overview: The Peter Newell Family Papers consists of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, photographs, drawings, paintings, prints, toys, and sculpture by or relating to Peter Newell and his family, including his sons-in-law Howard McCormick and Alfred Z. Baker. Correspondence files contain letters from artists, writers, and editors of the period; family in Kansas, Illinois, New Jersey; Clendenon Sheaf Newell at Cornell University; as well as family friends Frances Sage Bradley, Walter Karig...
Dates: 1840-1986, bulk 1884-1950
Charles Reade collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 124
Overview: Letters by Charles Reade to various parties, including Wilkie Collins, Harper & Brothers, and Jenny Lind, with one letter to Reade from James Ripley Osgood. Manuscripts of "Christie Johnstone," "An Egoist," "A Hero and a Martyr," and "Singleheart and double-face."
H. M. Tomlinson collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 287
Overview: Correspondence and writings by and about H. M. Tomlinson. Tomlinson's correspondents include William McFee, James T. Babb, and Eugene Saxon. There is office correspondence and memos from Harper & Brothers' office files relating to Tomlinson, and letters to James T. Babb and John Archer Gee about Tomlinson. Writings include typescript drafts, with corrections, of All Our Yesterdays, Gallion's Reach, as well as autograph manuscripts and typescripts of various essays.
Thornton Wilder papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 108
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence with family, friends, and literary colleagues; and writings, accompanied by related material. There are smaller amounts of personal papers, printed material, photographs, memorabilia, and audio recordings. The material documents Wilder's life and work, in particular his career as a successful novelist and playwright.Series I, Correspondence, consists of four subseries: Family Correspondence; General Correspondence; First Name Only and...
Dates: 1892-1991, bulk 1935-1975