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