Biography and History

Raymond Holden was born on April 7, 1894 in New York City. He graduated form Princeton University in 1915 and served in the National Guard from 1916-1917. From there, Holden became involved in publishing. During his career he worked for a variety of publications, including the New Yorker, Fortune, Newsweek, and Reader’s Digest. Holden was also a writer in his own right, producing a number of books, short stories, and poetry. Later in life he moved to New England, where he became involved in both the New Hampshire House of Representatives and the New Hampshire Library Trustees Association. He passed away on June 26, 1972.

Source: From the finding aid for C0046

Occupations

  • Novelists, American -- 20th century..
  • Raymond Holden Papers. 1924-1973 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0046

    Raymond Holden was a noted author and publisher, who worked for a variety of publications, including the New Yorker, Fortune, Newsweek, and Reader’s Digest. His papers include various copies and notes from his own works, correspondence with friends, some work of other people, and assorted documents.