Oral history interview with Donald Angus Cameron, 1977

 

Name
Cameron, Angus (Donald Angus) (Interviewee)
Sheaffer, Louis (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Donald Angus Cameron, 1977
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Donald Angus Cameron, 1977
Abstract
Childhood and education, rural Indiana; DePauw University, 1930; editor; Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1935-38, Little, Brown & Co., 1938-51; Massachusetts Progressive Party, Henry Wallace campaign, 1948; break with Little, Brown; appearances before Senate committees, House Un-American Activities Committee, establishment of private publishing house in Adirondacks, 1953; Cameron and Kahn, later Cameron Associa tes, Liberty Book Club; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., senior editor, 1959; trip to Russia; anecdotes on publishing history, publishing and literary figures including Alfred McIntyre, Alfred and Blanche Knopf, Thomas Mann, C.S. Forester, Ogden Nash, Norman Mailer
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Publishers and publishing; Internal security--United States; Book industries and trade; Authors and publishers; Book clubs (Discussion groups); Cameron, Angus; Bobbs-Merrill Company; Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948); Little, Brown and Company; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc; Cameron Associates; United States. Congress
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1977
Physical Description
640 pages
Note (Biographical)
Publisher; editor; interviewee b. 1908
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Service copy (44 kHz, 16 bit) and rendered version (96 kHz, 24 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit
Biographical interview
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Louis Sheaffer
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
6880617
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-bnv1-3s40
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.