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Finding Aid for the Albert and Charles Boni, Inc. Records, ca. 1916-1974
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Series 1: Miscellaneous Business Papers, 1928-1974.

Physical Description: (2 boxes).

Scope and Content Note

Assorted business files.
Box 1, Folder 1

Articles and Inquiries. 1924-1928.

Physical Description: (11 items).

Scope and Content Note

Papers on The American Library, Melville, Mexico.
Box 1, Folder 2

Business Documents. 1936-1948.

Physical Description: (19 items).

Scope and Content Note

  • Invoices, letters.
  • 1 legal file on Boni vs. R.H. Macy & Company.
Box 1, Folder 3

Business Letters. 1926-1933.

Physical Description: (77 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding Albert Boni's various publishing interests, including Creative Arts.
Box 1, Folder 4

Checks Received. 1950 March 9.

Physical Description: (2 items).

Scope and Content Note

Check stubs for Devil's Dictionary and World's Best Poems.
Box 1, Folder 5

Copyright Inquiries. 1947-1949.

Physical Description: (6 items).

Scope and Content Note

Inquiries into Boni copyrights.
Box 1, Folder 6

Disputed Contracts. 1929-1930.

Physical Description: (10 items).

Scope and Content Note

Disputed contracts and financial records of A & C Boni, Inc.
Box 1, Folder 7

Photography Correspondence. 1943-1945.

Physical Description: (58 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters and papers concerning Albert Boni's Index to the Literature of Photography.
Box 1, Folder 8

Photography Papers. 1943-1947.

Physical Description: (15 items).

Scope and Content Note

  • Letters and papers on photography.
  • Article on work of Therese Bonney.
Box 1, Folder 9

Private Bills. 1950-1951.

Physical Description: (72 items).

Scope and Content Note

Receipts from Albert Boni's life in Chester, Vermont.
Box 1, Folder 10

Publishing Inquiries. 1936-1947.

Physical Description: (48 items).

Scope and Content Note

Business papers and letters.
Box 1, Folder 11

Readex Corporation. 1949-1951.

Physical Description: (57 items).

Scope and Content Note

Personal and business letters.
Box 1, Folder 12

Royal Photographic Society. 1950.

Physical Description: (3 items).

Scope and Content Note

Membership documents.
Box 2, Folders 1-4

Thornton Wilder Financials. 1950-1974.

Physical Description: (159 items).

Scope and Content Note

International royalty statements for Wilder.
Box 2, Folders 5-7

Thornton Wilder Translations. 1928-1934.

Physical Description: (76 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters seeking rights to translate The Bridge of Saint Luis Rey.
Box 2, Folder 8

Titles. n.d.

Physical Description: (4 items).

Scope and Content Note

  • Typed lists of A & C Boni titles.
  • Handwritten emendations.
  • A separate list for Charles Boni Titles.
Box 2, Folder 9

Unsolicited Manuscripts. 1945-1947.

Physical Description: (20 items).

Scope and Content Note

Cover letters for various unsolicited manuscripts.
 

Series 2: Correspondence, 1916-1966.

Physical Description: (2 boxes).

Scope and Content Note

Assorted correspondence with various authors. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent's surname.
Box 3, Folder 1

Archibald, Norman. 1936 June 15.

Physical Description: (1 item).

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten letter from Archibald concerning royalties.
Box 3, Folder 2

Beardsley, Aubrey. n.d.

Physical Description: (1 item).

Note

See Box 4, Folder 1 for (slightly oversize) original signed proof: “How King Arthur Saw the Questing Beast and Thereof Had Great Marvel,” 1893.
Box 3, Folder 3

Bierce, Ambrose. 1937-1947.

Physical Description: (16 items).

Scope and Content Note

Inquiries into the publishing rights of Bierce's work.
Box 3, Folder 4

Bonsels, Waldemar. 1927-1930.

Physical Description: (27 items).

Scope and Content Note

  • Letters from Bonsels in German about Indian Journey.
  • 1 postcard.
Box 3, Folder 5

Brandeis, Alice and Judge Louis. 1929-1931.

Physical Description: (8 items).

Scope and Content Note

  • Letters from Alice about Karl Goldmark.
  • 1 postcard photo of Goldmark.
  • Letters to Louis on publishing.
Box 3, Folder 6

Britton, Nan. 1932.

Physical Description: (5 items).

Scope and Content Note

Book order inquiries from Britton.
Box 3, Folder 7

Butts, Mary. 1926-1928.

Physical Description: (20 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Butts on various manuscripts.
Box 3, Folder 8

Chubb, Thomas C. 1931-1933.

Physical Description: (53 items).

Scope and Content Note

  • Letters and papers from Chubb on Ships and Lovers and Aretino.
  • 1 photo of Chubb.
Box 3, Folder 9

Coffin, Robert P.T. 1926-1932.

Physical Description: (12 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Coffin about Dew and Bronze.
Box 3, Folder 10

Croft, F.W. 1927.

Physical Description: (12 items).

Scope and Content Note

Publishing records for Croft.
Box 3, Folder 11

Dakers, A.H. 1919-1921.

Physical Description: (24 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with the Curtis Brown publishing firm.
Box 3, Folder 12

DeCasseres, Benjamin. 1927-1928.

Physical Description: (5 items).

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten letters from DeCasseres.
Box 3, Folder 13

Draper, Eben and Hazel. 1935.

Physical Description: (8 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Drapers on PR for Norman Archibald's Heaven High, Hell Deep.
Box 3, Folder 14

Dunn, Robert. 1949-1950.

Physical Description: (12 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Dunn about his manuscript.
Box 3, Folder 15

Eastman, Max. 1927-1930.

Physical Description: (12 items).

Scope and Content Note

  • Typewritten manuscripts of poem, “The Songs of Love”, and story, “Something French.”
  • Letters about Marx, Lenin and the Science of Revolution.
Box 3, Folder 16

Eddison, E.R. 1926.

Physical Description: (5 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Eddison about The Worm Ouroboros.
Box 3, Folder 17

Egerton, [C.?]. 1930.

Physical Description: (8 items).

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten letters from Egerton.
Box 3, Folder 18

Einstein, Elsa. 1930-1931.

Physical Description: (2 items).

Scope and Content Note

Personal letters between Einstein and Albert Boni.
Box 3, Folder 19

Eliot, T.S. n.d.

Physical Description: (1 item).

Scope and Content Note

Photostat of handwritten note from Eliot.
Box 3, Folder 20

Feinberg, Charles. 1947-1950.

Physical Description: (6 items).

Scope and Content Note

Personal correspondence with Feinberg on book collecting.
Box 3, Folder 21

Ferrero, Guglielmo. 1929-1930.

Physical Description: (10 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Ferrero about Unification of the World.
Box 3, Folder 22

Field, Sara Bard. 1932-1937.

Physical Description: (81 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Field about Barabbas.
Box 3, Folder 23

Flanner, Janet. 1929-1930.

Physical Description: (11 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Flanner about her translations of Colette.
Box 3, Folder 24

Flores, Angel. 1927-1931.

Physical Description: (9 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Flores on book projects.
Box 3, Folder 25

Ford, Ford Madox. 1926 January 29.

Physical Description: (1 item).

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten letter from Ford about royalties.
Box 3, Folder 26

Handy, W.C. 1925-1926.

Physical Description: (33 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Handy and E.A. Niles about Blues Anthology.
Box 3, Folder 27

Hamilton, Dr. G.V. 1928-1929.

Physical Description: (4 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence about A Research in Marriage.
Box 3, Folder 28

Helm, William P. 1932.

Physical Description: (8 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Helm about Washington Swindle Sheet.
Box 3, Folder 29

Jeffers, Robinson. ca. 1932.

Physical Description: (1 item).

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten letter from Jeffers to Sara Bard Field.
Box 3, Folder 30

Kayser, Rudolph. 1929-1931.

Physical Description: (7 items).

Scope and Content Note

Publishing related correspondence.
Box 3, Folder 31

Kent, Rockwell. 1928-1929.

Physical Description: (20 items).

Scope and Content Note

  • Correspondence with Kent about Creative Arts
  • Galleys of illustrated Bridge of Saint Luis Rey.
Box 3, Folder 32

Kropotkin, Peter. n.d.

Physical Description: (2 items).

Scope and Content Note

2 photos of Kropotkin.
Box 4, Folder 1

Beardsley, Aubrey. n.d.

Physical Description: (2 items).

Scope and Content Note

Original signed proof and envelope from Beardsley studio: “How King Arthur Saw the Questing Beast and Thereof Had Great Marvel,” 1893.
Box 4, Folder 2

Lavell, Charles. 1926-1938.

Physical Description: (35 items).

Scope and Content Note

Business correspondence with literary agent.
Box 4, Folder 3

Lewisohn, Ludwig. 1927.

Physical Description: (4 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Lewisohn about The Case of Mr. Crump.
Box 4, Folder 4

Liggett, Walter. 1931.

Physical Description: (40 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Ligget about The Rise of Herbert Hoover.
Box 4, Folder 5

Liveright, Horace. 1920.

Physical Description: (4 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Liveright to Nell Boni.
Box 4, Folder 6

Locke, Alain. 1926-1933.

Physical Description: (15 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Locke about The New Negro and Rene Maran's Kongo.
Box 4, Folder 7

Malcolm-Smith, E.F. 1930.

Physical Description: (16 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Malcolm-Smith about her translation of Romain Rolland.
Box 4, Folder 8

Marks, Jeannette. 1928-1929.

Physical Description: (31 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Marks about Thirteen Days.
Box 4, Folder 9

Mathers, E. Powys. 1926 May 1.

Physical Description: (1 item).

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten letter from Mathers.
Box 4, Folder 10

McAdoo, William. 1931.

Physical Description: (65 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters, papers, negotiations for serialization of McAdoo's memoirs.
Box 4, Folder 11

McBride, Henry. 1931 June 22 and n.d.

Physical Description: (2 items).

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes from McBride.
Box 4, Folder 12

McFee, Henry Lee. 1929.

Physical Description: (5 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with painter McFee.
Box 4, Folders 13-15

Miscellany. 1924-1947.

Physical Description: (35 items).

Scope and Content Note

Variety of correspondences with friends, writers, booksellers.
Box 4, Folder 16

Motherwell, Hiram. 1928.

Physical Description: (1 item).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with the translator of Mussolini's The Cardinal's Mistress.
Box 4, Folder 17

Newman, Frances. 1927 December 16.

Physical Description: (1 item).

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten letter from Newman.
Box 4, Folder 18

Owen, Robert. 1927.

Physical Description: (6 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Owen about The Russian Imperial Conspiracy.
Box 4, Folder 19

Pankhurst, E. Sylvia. 1935 July 5.

Physical Description: (1 item).

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten inquiry letter from Pankhurst.
Box 4, Folder 20

Pinchot, Gifford. 1929-1930.

Physical Description: (10 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Pinchot over publishing dispute.
Box 4, Folder 21

Sanford, John. 1937-1950.

Physical Description: (69 items).

Scope and Content Note

Papers documenting dispute over Sanford's The Old Man's Place.
Box 4, Folder 22

Seldes, George. 1928.

Physical Description: (2 items).

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten letter from Seldes.
Box 4, Folder 23

Seldes, Gilbert. 1916.

Physical Description: (4 items).

Scope and Content Note

Papers of financial agreement between Seldes and Albert Boni.
Box 4, Folder 24

Shaw, George Bernard. 1917.

Physical Description: (2 items).

Scope and Content Note

  • Typewritten letter soliciting a World War I book from George Bernard Shaw
  • Typed transcription of shorthand reply from George Bernard Shaw.
Box 4, Folder 25

Stewart, Donald Ogden. 1947.

Physical Description: (1 item).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence regarding fees for Stewart reprints.
Box 4, Folder 26

Tennant, John A. 1949-1950.

Physical Description: (12 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters on book purchases.
Box 4, Folder 27

Unamuno, Miguel de. 1929.

Physical Description: (5 items).

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Unamuno about Three Exemplary Novels.
Box 4, Folder 28

Van Doren, Mark. 1928-1933.

Physical Description: (54 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Van Doren on World Poetry Anthology.
Box 5, Folder 1

Villard, Oswald Garrison. 1931.

Physical Description: (9 items).

Scope and Content Note

Publishing inquiries from Villard.
Box 5, Folder 2

Von Wedel, Carl. 1938.

Physical Description: (6 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters and papers from Von Wedel on photography and science.
Box 5, Folder 3

Wilder, Isabel. 1949-1950.

Physical Description: (20 items).

Scope and Content Note

Letters on international rights of her brother's work.
Box 5, Folder 4

Wilder, Thornton. 1962 September 18.

Physical Description: (2 items).

Scope and Content Note

2 publicity photos of Wilder.
Box 5, Folder 5

Wylie, Elinor. 1966.

Physical Description: (4 items).

Scope and Content Note

Receipts, typewritten letter, notes.
 

Series 3: Contracts, 1921-1973.

Physical Description: (6 boxes).

Scope and Content Note

Publishing contracts for various authors and artists. Arranged alphabetically by author's surname.
Box 5, Folder 6

Adams - Arens. 1924-1938.

Physical Description: (10 items).
Box 5, Folder 7

Asch - Bierce. 1925-1942.

Physical Description: (13 items).
Box 5, Folder 8

Bigelow - Bonsels. 1925-1932.

Physical Description: (9 items).
Box 5, Folder 9

Book Review Syndicate - Broun. 1925-1935.

Physical Description: (9 items).
Box 5, Folder 10

Burke - Chubb. 1924-1973.

Physical Description: (8 items).
Box 6, Folder 1

Citadel Press - Cornwall Press. 1930-1946.

Physical Description: (6 items).
Box 6, Folder 2

Courier Citizen Co. - Crowder. 1925-1938.

Physical Description: (7 items).
Box 6, Folder 3

Damon - Dial Press. 1923-1932.

Physical Description: (8 items).
Box 6, Folder 4

Diedrichs - Eastman. 1921-1940.

Physical Description: (6 items).
Box 6, Folder 5

Eddison - Ferry. 1926-1940.

Physical Description: (9 items).
Box 6, Folder 6

Field - Ford. 1924-1949.

Physical Description: (8 items).
Box 6, Folder 7

Fornaro - Handy. 1922-1949.

Physical Description: (11 items).
Box 6, Folder 8

Hapgood - Herold. 1925-1941.

Physical Description: (6 items).
Box 7, Folder 1

Hittner - Huston. 1924-1945.

Physical Description: (6 items).
Box 7, Folder 2

Inman - Kayser. 1926-1938.

Physical Description: (5 items).
Box 7, Folder 3

Kemp - Lawrence. 1926-1935.

Physical Description: (7 items).
Box 7, Folder 4

Levine - Liggett. 1926-1931.

Physical Description: (6 items).
Box 7, Folder 5

Lippmann - MacKaye. 1925-1967.

Physical Description: (10 items).
Box 7, Folder 6

Macmillan - McAdoo. 1924-1931.

Physical Description: (14 items).
Box 8, Folder 1

McBride - Motherwell. 1924-1936.

Physical Description: (11 items).
Box 8, Folder 2

Mussey - Niles. 1922-1942.

Physical Description: (9 items).
Box 8, Folder 3

Nock - Paramount Pictures. 1926-1937.

Physical Description: (6 items).
Box 8, Folder 4

Parker - Powers Reproduction Corp. 1925-1946.

Physical Description: (9 items).
Box 8, Folder 5

Proust Publishers - Pyne. 1923-1941.

Physical Description: (6 items).
Box 8, Folder 6

Raushenbush - Rodker. 1925-1935.

Physical Description: (6 items).
Box 9, Folder 1

Rue - Rogers. 1924-1925.

Physical Description: (7 items).
Box 9, Folder 2

Sanford - Smith. 1923-1937.

Physical Description: (9 items).
Box 9, Folder 3

Snyder - Straiton. 1925-1932.

Physical Description: (6 items).
Box 9, Folder 4

Street - Symons. 1924-1931.

Physical Description: (5 items).
Box 9, Folder 5

Taggard - Tully. 1928-1933.

Physical Description: (8 items).
Box 9, Folder 6

Tully - Trotsky. 1927-1931.

Physical Description: (7 items).
Box 10, Folder 1

Unamuno - Van Doren. 1929-1946.

Physical Description: (6 items).
Box 10, Folder 2

Van Rees - Wilbur Mercantile. 1923-1933.

Physical Description: (8 items).
Box 10, Folders 3-4

Wilder. 1928-1959.

Physical Description: (7 items).
Box 10, Folder 5

Wilder - Williams Company. 1928-1939.

Physical Description: (5 items).
Box 10, Folder 6

W.C. Williams - Wolf. 1927-1939.

Physical Description: (5 items).
Box 10, Folder 7

Wortman - Wright. 1924-1935.

Physical Description: (5 items).
Box 10, Folder 8

Ybarra - Zweig. 1928.

Physical Description: (3 items).