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Reminiscences of Edward C. Aswell : oral history, 1956.

Author: Edward C Aswell; Harlan B Phillips
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Move from editor-in-chief of Harper and Brothers to head editor for McGraw-Hill's trade department, 1947; attempts to revitalize department; publishing philosophy and discussion of industry; importance of publishing fiction; negotiations for the Boswell papers, 1948-49: impressions of their owner, Colonel Isham, arranging sale to a university, legal and monetary complications, final sale to Yale University with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: Edward C Aswell; James Boswell; Ralph Heyward Isham; Edward C Aswell; James Boswell; Ralph Heyward Isham
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Edward C Aswell; Harlan B Phillips
OCLC Number: 122608483
In: McGraw-Hill project
Notes: Interviewed by Harlan B. Phillips.
Description: Transcript: 49 leaves

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Move from editor-in-chief of Harper and Brothers to head editor for McGraw-Hill's trade department, 1947; attempts to revitalize department; publishing philosophy and discussion of industry; importance of publishing fiction; negotiations for the Boswell papers, 1948-49: impressions of their owner, Colonel Isham, arranging sale to a university, legal and monetary complications, final sale to Yale University with McGraw-Hill receiving publishing rights.

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