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Preliminary Inventory to the Lewis Henry Lapham Papers, 1971-1981
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Chronology
  • Scope and Contents note

  • Title: Lewis Henry Lapham Papers
    Date: 1971-1981
    Collection Number: 82023
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 59 manuscript boxes (4.6 linear feet)
    Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and printed matter relating to Harper's Magazineand, specifically, to Lewis Henry Lapham's editorship of this publication. A significant amount of the correspondence pertains to submissions made to the magazine, including articles that were rejected. There are also some drafts and proofs of articles. Additional correspondence in the collection concerns work done for Harper's by associate editor, Nelson Aldrich, Jr., and by managing editor, David Sanford.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Lapham, Lewis H.

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lewis Henry Lapham Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1982.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Chronology

    1935 Born, San Francisco
    1956 Awarded B.A. degree, Yale University
    1956-1957 Attended Cambridge University
    1957-1960 Reporter, San Francisco Examiner
    1960-1962 Reporter, New York Herald Tribune
    1971-1975 Managing editor, Harper's Magazine
    1976-2006 Editor, Harper's Magazine
    1988 Money and Class in America
    1990 Imperial Masquerade
    1997 Waiting for the Barbarians
    2006 Pretensions to Empire: Notes on the Criminal Folly of the Bush Administration
    2007 Founder, Lapham's Quarterly

    Scope and Contents note

    The collection contains correspondence, writings, and printed matter relating to Harper's Magazineand, specifically, to Lewis Henry Lapham's editorship of this publication. A significant amount of the correspondence pertains to submissions made to the magazine, including articles that were rejected. There are also some drafts and proofs of articles. Additional correspondence in the collection concerns work done for Harper's by associate editor, Nelson Aldrich, Jr., and by managing editor, David Sanford.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Harper's Magazine.
    Journalism--United States.
    Journalists.
    United States--Civilization.
    United States.