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Scribner, Charles 1854-1930

Overview
Works: 38 works in 43 publications in 1 language and 210 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History  Photographs  Sources  Autographs  Archives  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E175.5.A2,
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Most widely held works about Charles Scribner
 
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Most widely held works by Charles Scribner
The making of a history : letters of Henry Adams to Henry Vignaud and Charles Scribner, 1879-1913 by Henry Adams( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Charles Scribner, '75 to Whitney Darrow, '03 in the early days of Princeton University Press by Charles Scribner( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers of Dumas Malone by Dumas Malone( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topical files and research files for "Jefferson and his time" form the bulk of the collection. The topical files contain material on historical and learned societies and other organizations with which he was associated particularly The American Council of Learned Societies, The Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, The History Book Club, The Literary Society of Washington, D.C., The Monticello Association, The National Endowment for the Humanities, The Southern Historical Association, The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, and The Virginia Cultural Laureate Society; material on publishers particularly Harvard University Press and Little, Brown and Company; professional correspondence with historians, educators, and students; grant applications; recommendations; material on "Empire for liberty" a textbook co-authored with Basil Rauch; awards and honorary degrees; lectures; the University of Virginia and its Department of History; books on Thomas Jefferson; and Jefferson controversies particularly re Sally Hemings
Frederic G. Melcher-Robert Frost Collection by Frederic Gershom Melcher( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specific topics of interest include the future of the book (talk by H.L. Mencken at the American Booksellers Association); the destruction of Mitsuru Ishii's collection during World War II; the auction of "Twilight"; and Willa Cather on "Jurgen."
Papers of Robert Grant by Robert Grant( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The papers include two versions of a partial plot summary of "The Chippendales," a copy of "A message" contributed to Edith Wharton's "Book of the homeless, " and an unidentified aphorism. There are also letters to publishers, autograph seekers and members of the literary community discussing progress of his books and other literary matters, poetry readings, and his health
by Ernest Hemingway( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondents include: Jay Allen, Sherwood Anderson, George Antheil, Louis Aragon, Carlos Baker, Sylvia Beach, Bernard Berenson, William Bird, Baron Bror von Blixen-Finecke, John R. Bone, Harry Brague, Harvey Breit, T. Otto Bruce, Harry Burton, Alexander Calder, Erskine Caldwell, Morley Callaghan, Gregory Clark, Gary Cooper, Malcolm Cowley, Caresse Crosby, Harry Crosby, Rollin Dart, Marlene Dietrich, Eric Dorman-Smith, John Dos Passos, Clifton Fadiman, James Thomas Farrell, William Faulkner, Charles A. Fenton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ford Madox Ford, Carol Hemingway Gardner, Antonio Gattorno, Arnold Gingrich, Zane Grey, John Gunther, Leland Hayward, Nancy Hayward, Lillian Hellman, Anson T. Hemingway, Clarence E. Hemingway, Grace Hall Hemingway, Henrietta Hemingway, Leicester Hemingway, Mary Welsh Hemingway, Pauline Hemingway, Josephine Herbst, Guy Hickock, William D. Horne, A.E. Hotchner, Adriana Ivancich, Gianfranco Ivancich, Joris Ivens, Ursula Hemingway Jepson, Eugène Jolas, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Charles Trueman Lanham, Helen Lerner, Michael Lerner, Sinclair Lewis, Wyndham Lewis, Harold Loeb, Joseph Losey, William Lowe, and Leonard Lyons
with Theodore Dreiser by Charles Scribner's Sons( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser from various members of the publishing firm Charles Scribner's Sons
Mary H. Clark papers by Mary H Clark( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters and autographs of various dignitaries, notably Garibaldi, Edward Everett, Charles Scribner, William S. Sprague, William Cullen Bryant, and Lewis Cass; essay by Clark, 1852; and collected materials relating to Clark and her school, including diplomas and scrapbook of pressed Michigan wildflowers
George Haven Putnam papers by George Haven Putnam( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection consists of correspondence, minutes and printed matter relating to Putnam's efforts to establish and improve copyright legislation in the U.S
John Insley Blair papers by John Insley Blair( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contains correspondence; journals; personal financial records; records of his coal, iron, and railroad interests; estate papers; records of various churches in Blairstown, Warren County; Blairstown post office records; scrapbooks; printed materials; a description of Republican National Convention of 1860 and the nomination of Abraham Lincoln; and the records of railroad companies including Bangor and Portland Railroad, Burlington, Cedar Rapids, and Northern Railway Company of Iowa, Central Railroad of New Jersey, Green Bay and Minneapolis Railroad, Sioux City and Pacific Railroad Company. Also contains letters of the following individuals: DeWitt Clinton Blair, Jacob M. Blair, George Bowlby, Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, Robert G. Hunt, John A. Reiley, Charles Scribner, John D. Vail, and Asa Whitehead
Papers of Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The centerpiece of the collection is a group of 13 letters in German by author Friedrich Spielhagen of Berlin, known to Boyesen from his years in Germany. The friends help one another with the translation and publication of their literary output in either America or Germany and discuss a wide variety of subjects and problems, particularly political, social, and health
Frederic Jesup Stimson papers by Frederic Jesup Stimson( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Subjects in the papers include Argentinian politics, diplomacy and society; Japanese society; World War I; and the Democratic Party. Correspondents include William Jennings Bryan, Louis Brandeis, James Bryce, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Charles Evans Hughes, Robert Lansing, A. Lawrence Lowell, John Boyle O'Reilly, Charles Scribner, Charles Warren and Barrett Wendell
Contributions to Hone's everyday book : by Charles Lamb( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Signed autograph manuscript of prose, "For the everyday book," with corrections. Bound with actual printed version
Letters of the Scribner family by Scribner (Family :( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In a letter, 1852 June 23, to the Rev. Edward Norris Kirk, Charles Scribner, Sr., discusses Kirk's copyright for "Gaussen on inspiration" and an unauthorized edition printed by John S. Taylor
S.T. Prideaux correspondence : and other material by S. T Prideaux( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Primarily letters written to Sarah Prideaux. Correspondents include Selwyn Image (1898-99, discussing type), E. Gordon Duff (1903, about early bindings), Samuel P. Avery (1894-1903, regarding books bound for him by Prideaux), Sir Emery Walker (concerning her Catalogue of bookbindings), C.H. St. John Hornby, C. Henry Daniel, and others
Letters from Richard Harding Davis by Richard Harding Davis( )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In an 1899 letter and cablegram to Charles Scribner Davis objects to the use of a portrait of himself as an illustration for one of his stories. In 1906 he thanks Norman Lee Swartwout for royalty payments, and in an undated letter thanks "Bobby" for clippings and comments on his latest work. A newspaper portrait of Davis is included
 
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Alternative Names
Charles Scribner II American businessman

Languages
English (41)