WorldCat Identities

Ober, Harold 1881-1959

Overview
Works: 34 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 876 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Biography  History  Photographs  Wills  Fiction  Legal instruments 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3511.I9, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Harold Ober
 
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As ever, Scott Fitz--; letters between F. Scott Fitzgerald and his literary agent Harold Ober, 1919-1940 by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telegram : Hollywood, Calif., to Harold and Anne Ober, 25 December 1937 by F. Scott Fitzgerald( )

2 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Merry Christmas to two people who made an old year possible and a new year happy. Scott Fitzgerald."
As ever, Scott Fitz- by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence file, from Horace Liveright, Inc by Harold Ober( )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of Karl J. Shapiro by Karl Shapiro( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In his letters, 1942-55, Shapiro thanks Mrs. Thel for complimenting his poems, sends biographical information to Harold Ober, requests a long poem for "Poetry" from Louis Zukofsky, declines an offer from Arthur Gregor to write for "Poetry London-New York" and discusses an Indian speaking tour and an Indian issue of "Poetry" with M.J. Tambimuttu. There is also a photograph, n.d., of Shapiro writing at his desk with two cats' heads sketched on the back side
Pornocopia( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence with H.N. Swanson by Harold Ober( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence of Harold Ober, New York, and West Coast representative, H.N. Swanson, Los Angeles, includes copies of letters by William Faulkner. The correspondence concerns William Faulkner's work for Warner Brothers, including the movie possibilities of "Intruder in the dust." People mentioned include Robert Buckner, Bennett Cerf, Raymond Chandler, James Geller, and William Herndon. The collection also includes an official agreement with Warner Bros., a flier advertising "Intruder in the dust"; and a copy of "The private world of William Faulkner" by Roark Bradford
John Biggs collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald estate papers by John Biggs( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of the correspondence and legal documents of Biggs (Princeton Class of 1918) accumulated as executor and trustee of the estate of F. Scott Fitzgerald (Princeton Class of 1917)
Papers : of Albert Russell Erskine by Albert Russell Erskine( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

There are also manuscripts and a proof of The wishing-tree, setting copies for Billy Budd and a portion of Sanctuary, and proofs of The covenant by James Michener, Uncollected stories of William and Selected letters of William Faulkner, both edited by Joseph Blotner
Letter by F. Scott Fitzgerald( )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fitzgerald discusses Scottie and Vassar
Papers of Wilbur Schramm by Wilbur Schramm( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence on creative writing, on journalism education, and on Schramm's own writings for publication. Correspondents include W. Earl Hall, Harry K. Newburn, Harold Ober, and Ray B. West
Nancy Hale Papers by Nancy Hale( )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection contains manuscripts, typescripts and galley proofs of novels and short stories as well as notes, clippings, correspondence with publishers and literary agents, and letters from friends, readers. and directors or attendees at various writing programs. Included are the typescript of "Dear beast," and galleys of "A New England girlhood" and "Heaven and Hardpan farm."
Files of William Faulkner material from his agent Harold Ober by William Faulkner( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

New York, NY by Harold Ober( )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning his need for some money, which Preston owes him
H.N. Swanson's files on F. Scott Fitzgerald by H. N Swanson( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Regarding attempts to sell Fitzgerald stories to the studios, land Fitzgerald a writing job in Hollywood, and license his works for radio, television, and film after his death
Papers : of William Faulkner by William Faulkner( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The papers contain a manuscript and carbon typescript of The Wild Palms; manuscripts of the stories Omar's Eighteenth Quatrain and The Peasants; poems; genealogies of Faulkner's characters; speeches; correspondence, 1941-1962; newspaper articles and reviews about Faulkner; and maps for Lafayette County and Oxford, Mississippi
Letter to Harold Ober by William Faulkner( )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Faulkner comments on family responsibilities and work in Hollywood
Archives of Harold Ober Associates by Harold Ober Associates( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Archives include the Ober author files (1927-2002) and files of three London affiliates: David Higham Associates (1965-1972), Hughes Massie Limited (1968-1972), and Bolt & Watson Ltd. (1971-1972)
by Kenneth Lewis Roberts( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence; manuscripts and typescripts of his fiction and non-fiction; research notes; annotated maps; and diaries (1912-1957) all relating to his work as a writer of fiction and non-fiction. The correspondence is voluminous and is with many noted authors, editors, publishers, and critics of the period. Also includes papers on dowsing and Water Unlimited, Inc
Letter by F. Scott Fitzgerald( )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fitzgerald thanks the Obers for going to Scottie's play and reports that he is "a third through 'Infidelity' -- Crawford picture
 
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Alternative Names
Harold Ober American literary agent

Harold Ober Amerikaans literary agent (1881-1959)

Languages
English (42)