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Reminiscences of Alfred A. Knopf : oral history, 1961.

Author: Alfred A Knopf; Louis Morris Starr
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Early life in New York, N.Y.; Columbia College; years with Doubleday, Page & Co. and Mitchell Kennerley; founding of own firm, 1915; notable early publications; Anthony Comstock and other book censors; H.L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan, and the AMERICAN MERCURY; book design; growth of the firm; vignettes of Charles A. Beard, Willa Cather, Clarence Day, Joseph Hergesheimer, Thomas Mann, Katherine Mansfield, and others.
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: Alfred A Knopf; Alfred A Knopf
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred A Knopf; Louis Morris Starr
OCLC Number: 309743309
Notes: Interviewed by Louis M. Starr.
Description: Transcript: 325 leaves

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Early life in New York, N.Y.; Columbia College; years with Doubleday, Page & Co. and Mitchell Kennerley; founding of own firm, 1915; notable early publications; Anthony Comstock and other book censors; H.L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan, and the AMERICAN MERCURY; book design; growth of the firm; vignettes of Charles A. Beard, Willa Cather, Clarence Day, Joseph Hergesheimer, Thomas Mann, Katherine Mansfield, and others.

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