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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Edwin Seaver
RLIN number: NXCP87-A131
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and education; HARVARD MONTHLY; publicity work New York, N.Y., early 1920s; book reviews for NEW REPUBLIC and NATION; American Civil Liberties Union publicity work; THE COMPANY, 1930; Woodstock; editorial work: columns, Book-of-the-Month Club, Braziller; effects of cold war on literature; McCarthy Committee hearing; promotion department work for Little, Brown, 1949-59.
Extent: Transcript: 98 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Seaver, Edwin
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Editor; Writer
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Sheaffer, Louis
Organizations discussed: American Civil Liberties Union, 1920-
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Civil Liberties Union, 1920-; Authors; Editors; Intellectual life--United States; Periodicals--Publishing; United States--Politics and government--1953-1961
Topics discussed - Other terms: Authors and publishers; Book-of-the-Month Club; Internal security--United States; Little, Brown and Company; Publicity; Seaver, Edwin
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017172-12615