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

Creator: Aswell, Edward C. 1900-1958.
Project: McGraw-Hill project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 49 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Editor, publisher.

Scope and Contents

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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