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Collection Overview

Creator:
Anthony, Edward, 1895-1971
Title:
Edward Anthony Papers
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8s45q8781
Dates:
1920s -1950s
Size:
2 boxes and 0.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-2
Language:
English

Abstract

Edward Anthony was a noted writer and publisher in the twentieth century, known primarily for his light verse. His papers include several manuscripts, including an autobiography co-authored with Clyde Beatty about circus animal training and a collection of poems. A few miscellaneous papers, such as letters and a date book from 1928 complete the collection.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Contains several manuscripts, including a 528-page autobiography, "My Big Cats" co-authored with Clyde Beatty about animal training in the circus, and a collection of poems. Also included are a few letters, a calendar date book for 1928, and other miscellanea.

Collection Creator Biography:

Anthony, Edward, 1895-1971

Edward Anthony was born on August 4, 1895 in New York City. He had a successful career as a writer, newspaperman, and publisher. He worked at Bridgeport Herald and the New York Herald before becoming publisher of Woman's Home Companion in 1943 and Collier's in 1949. He was also the publicity director of Herbert Hoover's presidential campaign on 1928. He wrote several volumes of light verse that were quite popular, in addition to a few books. He passed away on August 16, 1971.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Purchased from Charles Apfelbaum in 2003 (AM2003-103).

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Finding aid written in 2003.

Biography written by Alyxandra Cullen, '09.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Edward Anthony Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8s45q8781
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-2

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Bibliography

The following sources were consulted during preparation of biographical note: Contemporary Authors Online.

Subject Terms:
Animal training.
Circus animals.
Circus performers -- Biography.
Genre Terms:
Manuscripts.