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Guide to the Dodd, Mead & Company Records
1720-1986
 MS 171

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 10, 2021
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dodd, Mead & Company
Title: Dodd, Mead & Company records
Dates [inclusive]: 1720-1986
Abstract: The records of book publishers Dodd, Mead & Company consist of the administrative, financial, publicity, and publication records of the organization, with some family photographs and biographical material. The collection is especially rich in author contract summaries, profit/loss calculations for individual titles, printing histories and inventories of titles, and book catalogues. Although books in the collection extend back to 1720 and through the 1800s, the bulk of the collection are business records and these date primarily from the 1890s and into the 1970s, with a few earlier and later.
Quantity: 47 Linear feet in 53 boxes of various sizes.
Location: Materials are stored off-site and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take between two (2) and five (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 171