Papers, 1915-1992

Simon, Richard L. (Richard Leo), 1899-1960


approximately 14,000 items (47 boxes, 17 oversize folders).
Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged Cataloged correspondence, manuscripts, & photographs, A-Z: 4 boxes; General correspondence & personal papers: Box 1-7; Books, authors, & projects: Box 8-23; Simon and Schuster, Inc.: Box 24-38; R.L. Simon financial: Box 39-47.
Correspondence, memoranda, photographs, manuscripts, lists, legal and financial documents, and printed materials of Simon. The personal and business papers include correspondence with authors, inscribed photographs of authors, editorial files, files for his special art, photography, and music projects, correspondence files relating to Simon and Schuster, Inc., personal and family correspondence, documents, and photographs. Correspondents include Irving Berlin, Margaret Bourke-White, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Joseph E. Davies, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Philippe Halsman, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, Kenneth Roberts, Arthur Schnitzler, Jerome Weidman, and Sloan Wilson.
Publisher, co-founder of Simon and Schuster, Inc. in 1924.
Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Contents list, 5p.

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