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Reminiscences of Frank Ernest Hill : oral history, 1961.

Creator: Hill, Frank Ernest, 1888-1969.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 605 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Journalist, author.

Scope and Contents

Family background and boyhood in California; Stanford University and Columbia, 1913-17; editorial writer, New York GLOBE and New York SUN, literary editor SUN, 1925; editor, Longmans, Green Company, 1925-31: authors, manuscripts, New York City literary and publishing circles; THE WINGED HORSE, 1927; adult educational programs, Columbia Broadcasting System; lecturing and freelance writing, poetry and prose, WESTWARD STAR, THE CANTERBURY TALES, texts and young people's books; collaboration with Allan Nevins on biographies of Rockefeller and Ford; Radio Pioneers project for the Oral History Research Office. Comments on publishing, books, and authors, especially Allan Nevins, Don Marquis, Edwin Markham, Vachel Linsday, Carl Sandburg.


Access Conditions

Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

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