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W.W. Norton & Company records, 1923-1967 

Creator: 
W.W. Norton & Company,.
Phys. Desc: 
209.5 linear feet (457 boxes)
Call Number: 
MS#0938
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Scope and Contents

The collection contains the files of W.W. Norton & Co. from its founding through 1945. There are thirteen boxes of correspondence from the firm's authors including Bertrand Russell, Henry Handel Richardson, John Dewey, Ortega y Gasset, I.A. Richards, and many others. The remaining boxes contain files on these authors. There is one box of catalogs and a short mimeographed history of the firm. Also, several miscellaneous files including early editorial correspondence.