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Abramson, Ben



  • Existence: 1898 - 1955-07-16


Bookseller, publisher, writer. Ben Abramson was born in Lithuania in 1898, and immigrated to the United States with his parents after the turn of the century, where he lived for the rest of life. Abramson founded the Argos Book Shop in 1920.

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Argus Book Shop correspondence

Call Number: YCAL MSS 427
Abstract: The Argus Book Shop Correspondence consists of the shop's "author correspondence" files holding letters between Ben Abramson and his staff and more than four hundred writers, artists, printers, critics, and illustrators. While some of the folders hold single or just a few letters, Abramson had more extensive relationships with many writers and artists, including John Austen, Faith Baldwin, March Cost, Frederic Dannay, Norman Davey, Rhys Davies, August Derleth, Robin Douglas, Joan...
Dates: 1857-1955, bulk 1930-1944