Biography and History

A graduate of Princeton University (Class of 1913), Loeb served in World War I, later becoming a boxing sparring partner of novelist Ernest Hemingway. Hemingway used him as the model for the character Robert Cohn in The Sun Also Rises. Loeb was co-editor of an influential "small" literary magazine, Broom, An International Magazine of the Arts, and published The Way It Was: A Memoir in 1959.

Source: From the finding aid for C0110