Guide to the Mitchell Kennerley Papers, 1898-1934

Guide to the Mitchell Kennerley Papers,
1898-1934

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950
Title: Mitchell Kennerley Papers
Dates: 1898-1934
Quantity: 1.3 cubic ft (6 boxes)
Abstract: Materials from his work on behalf of writers including Randolph G. Adams, Zoe Atkins, Arnold Bennett, Dorothy Beall Cunningham, Bliss Carman, Max Eastman, Frank Harris, Alfred A. Knopf, D.H. Lawrence, Christopher Morley, and Edna St. Vincent Millay.
Forms of Materials: Correspondence, contracts, reports, photographs, and printed materials.

Biographical Note

Mitchell Kennerley (1878-1950)was an American publisher and art dealer.

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Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, contracts, reports, photographs, and printed materials from his work on behalf of writers including Randolph G. Adams, Zoe Atkins, Arnold Bennett, Dorothy Beall Cunningham, Bliss Carman, Max Eastman, Frank Harris, Alfred A. Knopf, D.H. Lawrence, Christopher Morley, and Edna St. Vincent Millay.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.

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Related Material

  • The Archives and Special Collections also has a number of Kennerley books in its

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Subject Headings

Names:

  • Adams, Randolph Greenfield, 1864-1950.
  • Atkins, Zoe.
  • Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931.
  • Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929.
  • Cunningham, Dorothy Beall.
  • Eastman, Max, 1883-1969.
  • Harris, Frank, 1855-1931.
  • Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984.
  • Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930.
  • Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950.
  • Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957.

Subjects:

  • Authors.
  • Women authors, American.

Document Types:

  • Photoprints.

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Elizabeth Clarke, April 2007.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mitchell Kennerley Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Original processing October 1989. Guide revised August 1992. Last updated June 2007.

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Container List

Box 1 Acquisitions lists-Kennerley gift
Box 1 Correspondence - Kennerley to Borden, 1930-1950
Box 2 Correspondence - Randolph G. Adams to Kennerley, 1934
Box 2 Correspondence - Arnold Bennett to Kennerley, 1926
Box 2 Correspondence - L.E. Blount to Kennerley with clipping, 1917
Box 2 Correspondence - Witter ("Hal") Bynner to Kennerley, 1914
Box 2 Correspondence - Bliss Carman to Kennerley, 1898-1929, n.d.
Box 2 Correspondence - John Carter to Kennerley, 1934
Box 2 Correspondence - Kennerley to Dorothy Beall Cunningham, 1932
Box 2 Correspondence - Arthur Davison Ficke autograph
Box 2 Correspondence - Archibald Gracie to Kennerley, 1912
Box 2 Correspondence - Kennerley to Alexander Harvey, 1923
Box 2 Correspondence - Frank Harris to Kennerley, 1901-1909
Box 2 Correspondence - Joseph Hergesheimer to Kennerley, 1914-1915
Box 2 Correspondence - Allan A. Jefferson to Kennerley, 1929
Box 2 Correspondence - Kennerley to Harry Kemp, n.d.
Box 2 Correspondence - Lanza to Kennerley 1925
Box 2 Correspondence - D.H. Lawrence to Kennerley, 1913
Box 2 Correspondence - Gerald Stanley Lee to Kennerley, 1918
Box 2 Correspondence - To Kennerley re: Donald Lowrie, 1925
Box 2 Correspondence - Peter McArthur to Kennerley, 1920
Box 2 Correspondence - John Melville to Kennerley, 3 Jan 1932
Box 2 Correspondence - Kennerley to Christopher Morley, 1922-1933, n.d.
Box 2 Correspondence - John G. Neihardt to Kennerley, 1909
Box 2 Correspondence - Kennerley to Charles Nirdlinger, n.d.
Box 2 Correspondence - Yone Noguchi to Kennerley, n.d.
Box 2 Correspondence - Lorne Pierce to Kennerley, 1928-1932, n.d.
Box 2 Correspondence - Blanche Shoemaker Wagstaff to Kennerley, n.d.
Box 3 Book prospectuses
Box 3 Checklist of Kennerley publications, 1906-1938
Box 4 Pamphlets
Box 4 Clippings, by and about Kennerley
Box 4 Articles about Kennerley
Box 4 Material by and about others
Box 4 Photographs
Box 5 Reader's reports [Arthur Hooley (Charles Vale)]
Box 5 Miscellaneous items removed from the Kennerly Book Collection
Box 6 Publishing contracts (alphabetical by author's name)

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