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E. Byrne Hackett papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1602

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, writings, speeches, and memorabilia documenting E. Byrne Hackett's career in publishing and bookselling.

Dates

  • 1905-1954

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1602

Overview

The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, writings, speeches, and memorabilia documenting E. Byrne Hackett's career in publishing and bookselling.

Biographical / Historical

Edmond Byrne Hackett was born in Kilkenny, Ireland on June 8, 1879 and came to the United States in 1895. He was employed as a salesman by Doubleday Page & Company in New York from 1901-1907, and as manager of publishing by Baker & Taylor Company from 1907-1909. Hackett served as director of the Yale University Press soon after its founding in 1908. He was also the founder of the Brick Row Book Shop in New York. Hackett died on November 10, 1953.
Title
Preliminary Guide to the E. Byrne Hackett Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Carol King
Date
March 1991
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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