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Curtis Brown Ltd

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Works: 60 works in 63 publications in 1 language and 60 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Records and correspondence  History  Biography  Illustrated works  Fiction  Reviews 
Roles: Correspondent, Recipient
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The ready heart : more Jane Yolen stories by Jane Yolen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers of John Dos Passos by John Dos Passos( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection consists chiefly of correspondence with publishers, lecture organizer Harold R. Peat, inc., and academics
Papers of Clifford Dowdey by Clifford Dowdey( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers of Dowdey include business correspondence and contracts with several publishing companies for Dowdey's articles and books. Of interest is a series of letters, 1966, from Gerald E. Smith, Prentice-Hall, Inc. to Claire Smith re: Dowdey's appointment as editor of a book on Robert E. Lee for the "Great lives observed" series. In a letter, n.d., John C. Davis, Richmond, Va., writes to Dowdey arranging to hire Dowdey for the Civil War Centennial Tours in the spring of 1962
with Theodore Dreiser by Galbraith Welch( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Also contains correspondence to Dreiser from Catharine Galbraith Welch, daughter of Galbraith Welch. A portion of this correspondence is on the letterhead of and concerns the publishing firm Curtis Brown & Massie, for which Galbraith Welch worked
Margaret Kennedy letters to Curtis Brown by Margaret Kennedy( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of five letters from Margaret Kennedy to Curtis Brown, her agent, including: 2 Oct. 1928, with comments about the rehearsals for The Constant nymph, and her collaboration with Basil Dean; 5 Oct. 1928, responding to a lunch invitation favorably by delaying the event; 31 Jan. 1929, concerning Ray Long's contract for serial publication of her next work; 11 Feb. 1929, inquiring about a cheque for royalties of her play, The Constant nymph; 22 Feb. 1929, on the same topic
Papers by Clifford Dowdey( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of Dowdey include business correspondence and contracts with several publishing companies for Dowdey's articles and books. Of interest is a series of letters, 1966, from Gerald E. Smith, Prentice-Hall, Inc. to Claire Smith re: Dowdey's appointment as editor of a book on Robert E. Lee for the "Great lives observed" series. In a letter, n.d., John C. Davis, Richmond, Va., writes to Dowdey arranging to hire Dowdey for the Civil War Centennial Tours in the spring of 1962
Records by Curtis Brown Ltd( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is a synthetic collection consisting of correspondence, and legal and financial documents
Series I., General Correspondence, 1922-1977 by Inc Alfred A. Knopf( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This series consists of the central editorial files of the Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Company. It contains the correspondence for the day-to-day operations of the firm, including letters from foreign publishers seeking publication and translation rights, contacts with young writers, inquiries from aspiring authors, correspondence on legal matters such as copyright, letters from literary agents, and requests for information about writers. The General Correspondence series also contains correspondence between editors and Knopf authors, many files of which follow the creation of a book from the original idea to its final publication. Taken as a whole, this series offers a comprehensive overview of the activities of the editorial offices
Correspondence file, from Boni & Liveright and Horace Liveright, Inc by Curtis Brown Ltd( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Henry Van Dyke papers by Henry Van Dyke( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Comprise friendly letters to Edward Weber with news of mutual friends and activities, including teaching and writing; a few letters to R.J. Starring concerning the gift of his papers to the University; and incoming letters from various prominent people in the arts, including James Purdy, David Diamond, Iris Murdoch, and Bobby Short. Also included are draft manuscripts, most in holograph with extensive revisions, for several of his short stories and novels; a collection of reviews and notices; copies
Brief van Curtis Brown, Ltd aan Joannes Petrus Maria van Snellenberg (1910-1962) by Curtis Brown Ltd( )

1 edition published in 1955 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by Peter Glenville( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Series IV, Hardy William Smith Materials, includes personal correspondence and materials relating to the house he and Glenville owned at 18 East 68th Street in Manhattan, together with some personal and family photographs
Kenneth Grahame letters by Kenneth Grahame( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collections contains four typed letters, three from Grahame to Curtis Brown, his publisher, and one to the publishing house of Curtis Brown, Ltd. The letters from 1918 deal with royalties, a price for quoting, and the cost of books. The letter dated 22 January 1920 to Curtis Brown is about Grahame's son, Alastair, and thanking Brown for his kindness to Alastair
Correspondence and other material relating to the illustration and publication of 'Winnie the Pooh' and 'Now we are six' by A. A Milne( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Also includes the original version of the poem 'Binker' by A.A. Milne (2 leaves (mounted): ill. (some col.); Pressmark: 86 Drawer 12). The poem was originally called 'Dinkie' and has been extracted from Pear's Annual for 1925 and annotated by Milne in manuscript, changing the title to 'Binker' and altering the printed text accordingly; the printed text incorporates illustrations by E.H. Shepard, and Shepard has also added manuscript notes
to Curtis Brown by Maurice Hewlett( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters from Hewlett to his literary agent Brown that discuss particulars of the Iliad, Hewlett's travel plans, personal finance issues, publishing details and payment agreements, and discussion of Hewlett's book Mainwaring
Series VI., Editorial Department Files, 1915-1984 by Inc Alfred A. Knopf( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Subseries F.: [Translations]. This small subseries contains a loose assortment of files pertaining mainly to translations of Spanish and Portuguese writers. The subseries documents the firm's growing interest in the publication of Latin American writers in the 1960s. Most of the files contain correspondence or internal documentation relating to writers and translators in which the company was interested. The subseries is strengthened by a number of annotated lists of current writers and translators working in the area, offering an overview of Latin American scholarship in the 1960s
by Audrey Wood( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Woods' husband, William Liebling, also a well known agent, represented actors and directors. Records relating to his clients are found in the Client Files Series and in the Liebling-Wood Agency files in the Subject Files Series. His personal records and correspondence, including a large amount of correspondence with U.S. Senator Jacob Javits, are filed under Liebling in the Subject Files
Series III., Blanche W. Knopf, 1918-1966 by Inc Alfred A. Knopf( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Important correspondents include Elizabeth Bowen, Albert Camus, Willa Cather, Kahlil Gibran, Langston Hughes, and Thomas Mann. Mrs. Knopf's correspondence with an individual writer discussed not only her or his own work, but that of other writers as well. For example, Carl Van Vechten, a close friend of the Knopfs, wrote to Blanche about the need for writing and publishing "on the Negro question," suggesting Langston Hughes, Walter White, and Richard Wright. Correspondence with Raymond Postgate is especially valuable for its detailed descriptions of publishing in the context of World War II. Mrs. Knopf also encouraged experts in their fields to write specific books and helped authors choose appropriate book titles
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
by Richard Llewellyn( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Llewellyn papers comprise manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, slides, negatives, personal effects, financial papers, clippings, and other printed materials. Llewellyn's career as a novelist and screenwriter in the United States just after World War II is well documented in this collection, which includes the manuscripts for four novels, including an unpublished one, as well as short stories, articles, and scripts for stage, screen, and television. The novel for which Llewellyn is best known, How Green Was My Valley, is not represented in the collection
 
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The ready heart : more Jane Yolen stories
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