Biography and History

Herbert Gorman (1893-1954) was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. He began his literary career in the newspaper business, first as a reporter and then as an editor on several New York newspapers, including the Times and the Herald Tribune. At the same time, he contributed poetry, articles, and book reviews to magazines and was the author of twenty books, mostly historical novels and biographies. Gorman and his wife, Jean Wright Gorman, compiled and wrote an introduction to The Peterborough Anthology (1923), a collection of the works of poets at the MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire.

Source: From the finding aid for C0122

Occupations

  • Novelists, American -- 20th century..
  • Herbert S. Gorman Papers. 1909-1960 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0122

    The Herbert S. Gorman Papers consists, for the most part, of manuscripts, galleys, and notes for six of Gorman's historical novels, but includes some photographs of Gorman, bibliographies of his works, and a small amount of correspondence.

  • Herbert S. Gorman Papers. 1909-1960 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0122

    The Herbert S. Gorman Papers consists, for the most part, of manuscripts, galleys, and notes for six of Gorman's historical novels, but includes some photographs of Gorman, bibliographies of his works, and a small amount of correspondence.