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

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Sydney Bebon & Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 10, 2021
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Preferred Citation

The collection should be cited as: Dodd, Mead & Company Records, MS 171, New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials

Dodd, Mead's archives seem to have been somewhat widely dispersed. Some repositories (there may be others) that hold the company's records are:

Indiana University, Lilly Library (Dodd, Mead mss., 1855-1992, LMC 2415)

American Antiquarian Society: https://www.americanantiquarian.org/Findingaids/dodd_mead_company.pdf

University of Delaware Library: Dodd, Mead & Company Archive, 1896-1974, #250) (a small collection with a focus on African-American authors).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The source of the material is uncertain, but appears to have been a gift of Justin G. Schiller, Ltd., circa 1990s.

Processing Information

Processed by Sydney Bebon of the Princeton Internships in Community Service (PICS) program in July 2021, with archivist Larry Weimer.