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Harper & Brothers


Biographical / Historical

In May 1962 Harper & Brothers, N.Y. was merged with Row, Peterson & Co. and new name was adopted

Found in 3 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.
Dates: 1881-1964

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."
Dates: 1863-1874

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