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Dodd, Mead and Company fonds
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50 cm of textual records
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Dodd, Mead and Company was founded in New York city by Moses W. Dodd in 1839. It grew from a small religious publishing house into one of the leading publishing firms in the United States. The company's history was published in 1939 by Edward H. Dodd as The First Hundred Years.
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There have been two accruals. The fonds consists entirely of Canadian authors, including among others, in the first accrual, Bliss Carman, Blodwen Davies, Philip Freund, John Murray Gibbon, Grey Owl, W. G. Hardy, Stephen Leacock and Martha Ostenso. The second accrual mainly consists of Muriel Denison.
Immediate source of acquisition
The first accrual was purchased from Peter B. Howard of Serendipity Books, Berkeley, California through Nelson Ball, bookseller, Paris, Ontario in 1988. The second accrual (09-1993) was purchased in the same way in 1993.
The files have been arranged alphabetically by author and contain correspondence, contracts, and for Leacock, a manuscript.
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Further accruals are not expected.
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