Description of the Papers
Information about Access
Ownership & Copyright
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
9.5 Linear Feet (19 boxes)
Language of Materials
The following chronology provides dates for key events:
1923: The Dial Press was founded by Lincoln MacVeagh at 461 Park Avenue South in Manhattan. Scofield Thayer, publisher of the Dial Magazine, was the its first editor.
1933: MacVeagh sold Dial Press to Max Solap.
1938: Max Solap sold Dial Press to B.C. Hoffman.
1961: Dial Press Books for Young Readers was created.
1963: Dell Publishing Company acquired 60% of the Dial Press stock but the Press remained an independent subsidiary.
1964: Dial Press moved to 750 Third Avenue.
1969: The Dial Press became wholly owned by Dell Publishing Company.
1973: Dial Press made another move to Dag Hammarskjold Plaza.
1976: Doubleday bought Dell Publishing .
1985: Doubleday dissolved Dial Press on April 16.
- American fiction -- 20th Century
- Authors, American -- 20th Century
- Baldwin, James, 1924-1987
- Bourjaily, Vance, 1922-2010
- Brokhin, Yuri, 1934-
- Brown, Raphael, 1912-
- Cohen, Jerry S., 1925-
- Condon, Richard, 1915-1996
- Dell Publishing Company
- Dial Books for Young Readers
- Dial Press
- Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-
- Gold, Herbert, 1924-
- Lester, Julius, 1939-2018
- Ludlum, Robert, 1927-2001
- MacVeagh, Lincoln, 1890-1972
- Mailer, Norman, 1923-2007
- Marty, Martin E., 1928-
- Mintz, Morton, 1922-
- Publishers and publishing
- Thayer, Scofield, 1889-1982
- Yerby, Frank, 1916-1991
- Guide to the Dial Press Records
- by Molly Wheeler
- April 20, 2007
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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