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Ralph Thompson correspondence

MS-248
 Collection
Identifier: MS-248
The collection contains correspondence of Ralph Thompson with a variety of people while he was editorial director of the Book-of-the-Month Club. Some of the letters are to and from Amy Lovemen who was Thompson's predecessor. The letters are organized in three groups with indices. Material related to the lawsuit filed by Thompson against G.P. Putnam's Sons for misuse of his name and work in the front matter of John Cleland's "Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure" is also included.

Dates

  • 1945 - 1972

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

1.25 linear ft. (3 boxes)

Overview

Ralph Thompson (1904-1979), editor. The collection contains correspondence with a variety of people while he was editorial director of the Book-of-the-Month Club. Some of the letters are to and from Amy Lovemen who was Thompson's predecessor. The letters are organized in three groups with indices. Material related to the lawsuit filed by Thompson against G.P. Putnam's Sons for misuse of his name and work in the front matter of John Cleland's "Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure" is also included.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA