Charles Scribnerís Sons, 1946-1967

Charles Scribnerís Sons, 1946-1967
Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1946-1967
 
File Number
CORR333-08, 09, 10, 11, 12
Box Number
333
Title
Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1946-1967
Category
Correspondence/Business
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Dates, approximate
1946-1967
Pages
771
Description
Part 1, 139 pages. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1949-1958. Scattered sort. Highlights include correspondence with Scribner's "Editor, Books for Younger Readers", Alice Dalgliesh.  Three way correspondence between Robert, Dalgliesh, and librarian Learned T. Bulman, re the concept of children divorcing their parents in "The Star Beast". Correspondence concerning the acceptance, editing, and publication of "Time for the Stars". Correspondence concerning the acceptance, editing, and publication of "Tunnel in the Sky". Correspondence concerning the acceptance, editing, and publication of "The Rolling Stones". Extended discussion by Heinlein of the structure of "Starman Jones" and defense of the first chapter and Max Jones’ reasons for running away from home. Extended discussion of the acceptance, editing, and publication of "Red Planet", including report by Scribner's reader (and New York Librarian) Margaret Scoggin. Discussion of the acceptance, editing, and publication of "Citizen of the Galaxy". Discussion of the acceptance, editing, and publication of "Have Space Suit Will Travel". Discussion of the acceptance, editing, and publication of "Between Planets".
 
Part 2, 74 pages. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1959.  Highlights include correspondence with Scribner's "Editor, Books for Younger Readers", Alice Dalgliesh. Mostly extended correspondence concerning the rejection by Scribner's of "Starship Troopers".
 
Part 3, 215 pages. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946-1951. Highlights include correspondence with Scribner's "Editor, Books for Younger Readers", Alice Dalgliesh. Correspondence concerning the acceptance, editing, and publication, and early royalties of "Rocketship Galileo". Correspondence concerning the acceptance, editing, and publication of "Space Cadet". Correspondence regarding the publication of "Red Planet". Correspondence concerning the publication of "Farmer in the Sky". Also includes some early fan letters passed through Scribner's.
 
Part 4, 88 pages. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950s. Appears to be a catalog of current Scribner's titles.
 
Part 5, 255 pages. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1951-1967. Generally reverse chronological order. Highlights include correspondence with Scribner's "Editor, Books for Younger Readers", Alice Dalgliesh. Extended correspondence re two requested minor changes to "Citizen of the Galaxy", including Robert admitting that the reason he has been so upset over the years at Dalgliesh's suggested revisions "comes from the fact that most of the suggested changes have been 'moralistic' in tone and thereby implied that my boys' books were not wholesome for kids as written.", pg 15. Correspondence concerning the acceptance, editing, and publication of "Tunnel in the Sky". Correspondence concerning the acceptance, editing, and publication of "The Rolling Stones". Scribner’s catalog for Summer/Fall, 1951.
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