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George Braziller, Inc. Records

An inventory of its records at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: George Braziller, Inc.
Title: George Braziller, Inc. Records
Inclusive Dates: 1957-1963
Quantity: 27 linear ft.
Abstract: Papers of the American publising firm. Manuscripts, production records, and publicity materials.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Founded in 1955, George Braziller, Inc. is a small, independent publishing house based in New York City. Its focus is on international literature as well as art and architecture; genres published include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, architecture, and design.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The George Braziller, Inc. Records consists of manuscripts, production materials, and publicity material.

Manuscripts includes typescript and xeroxed drafts of books, as well as galleys and page proofs for these books.

Production material consists of published book covers, camera copy, a small amount of production correspondence, drawings for book jackets and a few photographs and negatives of books and authors.

Publicity material contains camera copy advertising for Braziller books, galleys for advertisements, a review of a book published by Braziller, and several press releases.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Manuscripts, production material, and publicity materials are all arranged alphabetically by book title.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this
collection.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has the records of numerous publishing firms, including large national firms as well as some small private presses. Please refer to the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing.

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Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

George Braziller, Inc. -- Archives.

Subjects

Publishers and publishing -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Galley proofs.
Manuscripts for publication.
Press releases.

Occupations

Publishers.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

George Braziller, Inc. Records
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Finding Aid Information

Created by: --
Date: circa 1970
Revision history: 2 Dec 2008 - converted to EAD (MRC); 9 Dec 2008 - revised oversize listings; 26 Oct 2012 - extent revised (MBD)

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Inventory

Manuscripts
Alpha / Long, Charles
Box 1 Bound galley
Box 1 "Uncorrected and Unrevised proofs"
Anonymous (20th Century) / no author
Box 1 Typescript draft (3 folders)
Box 1 "Author's Corrected galleys"
Box 1 "Editor's Corrected Set"
Box 2 Galleys (2 sets)
Ben Shahn Paintings / Soby, James
Box 2 Galleys
Cavalier and Yankee / Taylor, William R.
Box 2 Typescript draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-209 (2 folders)
Box 3 Typescript draft - pages 210-388, index
Box 3 Galleys (2 sets)
Box 3 Page proof, revised
The Colonial Image: Origins of American Culture / Miller, John C.
Box 4 Duplicate galleys
The Cuban Story / Mathews, Herbert
Box 4 Typescript draft - preliminary pages, pages 1-254, index (2 folders)
Box 4 "Author's Corrected galley"
Box 4 Galley
Box 4 Page proofs
Darwin and the Naked Lady / Comfort, Alex
Box 5 Carbon, "Second Copy", not fully corrected
The Edge of the Alphabet / Frame, Janet
Box 5 Typescript draft - preliminary pages, pages 1-276 (2 folders)
Box 5 Galleys
Box 5 Page proofs
Faces in the Water / Frame, Janet
Box 5 Xerox, "Original Mss" - preliminary pages, pages 1-132
Box 6 Xerox, "Original Mss" - pages 133-272 (incomplete)
Box 6 Typescript draft - preliminary pages, pages 1-272 (2 folders)
Box 6 Galley
Box 6 Page proofs (2)
The Fate of Man / Brinton, Crane
Box 6 Typescript draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-245 (2 folders)
Box 7 Typescript draft - pages 246-969 (5 folders)
Box 8 Galley
Box 8 Page proof
The Flanders Road / Simon, Claude
Box 9 Typescript draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-277 (2 folders)
Box 9 "Translator's Corrected galleys with proofreader's Additional Corrections"
Box 9 Galley
Box 9 Page proof
The Futilitarian Society / Newman, William J.
Box 10 Typescript draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-392 (3 folders)
Box 10 Galley
Box 10 Page proof
The Future Metropolis / Rodwin, Lloyd
Box 11 Galley, "Author's Corrected Pages"
The Garden / Berger, Ives
Box 11 Xerox of draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-194 (2 folders)
Box 11 Galley
The Great Religions of Modern Man / Gard, Richard, ed.
Box 11 Signatures for "Catholicism," "Judaism," and "Protestantism"
Box 11 Master galley for "Buddhism"
Letters of James Agee to Father Flye / [Agee, James]
Box 12 Typescript draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-232 (2 folders)
Box 12 Galley
Box 12 Master proof and confirmation proof
Box 12 Page proofs
Luxury Cruise / Bennett, Joseph
Box 13 Typescript draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-396 (3 folders)
Box 13 "Author's Corrected galleys"
Box 13 "Editor's Corrected galleys"
Box 14 Galley
Box 14 Page proof
Makers of Contemporary Architecture: R. Buckminster Fuller / McHale, John
Box 14 Galley
The Marquis Went Out At Five / Mauriac, Claude
Box 14 Typescript draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-315 (2 folders)
Box 15 Carbon, "MSS not edited" - pages 1-197, 1-65 (2 folders)
Box 15 "Translator's Corrected galleys"
Box 15 Galleys and proofs
Marta / Celletti, Rodolfa
Box 16 Typescript draft - pages 1-618 plus inserts (5 folders)
Box 16 Corrections
Box 17 "Translator's Corrected galleys"
Box 17 Galley
Box 17 Page proofs
Modern Sculpture / Selz, Jean
Box 18 Typescript list of plates
Box 18 Galleys
The Novice / Arpino, Giovanni
Box 19 "Original" typescript - pages 1-178
Box 19 Typescript draft with "House" notations - preliminary pages and pages 1-178 (2 folders)
Paul Klee / Klee, Felix
Box 19 Typescript draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-253 plus index (2 folders)
Box 19 Galley with illustrations
Box 20 Page proofs
The Progressive Years / Pease, Otis
Box 20 Typescript and xeroxed draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-519 (4 folders)
Box 20 "Author's Corrected galley," not complete
Box 21 "House Editor's Corrected galleys"
Box 21 Galleys (2)
Box 22 Galley
Box 22 Revised page proof
The Rain Bird / Lidman, Sara
Box 22 "Original MSS before re-typing" - pages 1-254 (2 folders)
Box 23 Typescript draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-450 (3 folders)
Box 23 Galleys
Box 23 Confirmation pages
Saint Genet / Sartre, Jean Paul
Box 24 "Uncorrected and Unrevised proofs"
Setting and Goals of Arms Control / Brennan, Donald G.
Box 24 Page proof
The Temptation / Reik, Theodore
Box 25 Typescript draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-214 plus "references" (2 folders)
Box 25 "Author's Corrected galleys"
Box 25 Galley
Box 25 Page proofs
The Tragic Conflict: The Civil War and Reconstruction / Hesseltine, William B.
Box 26 Typescript and xerox draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-586 (4 folders)
Box 27 Typescript and xerox draft - pages 587-724
Box 27 Posted copy, various pages (2 folders)
Box 28 "Author's Corrected galleys
Box 28 Galley
Box 29 Galley (final)
Box 29 Page proofs
The Two Hands of God / Watts, Allan W.
Box 30 Bound galleys
Box 30 "Uncorrected and unrevised proofs"
Villa Milo / Domingo, Xavier
Box 30 Typescript draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-160
Box 30 Page proof
The Violent Season / Goulet, Robert
Box 31 Typescript draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-433 (3 folders)
Box 31 Galley
Box 31 Page proof
The Wisdom of the Serpent / Aenderson, Joseph L. and Maud Oakes
Box 32 Bound galleys
Box 32 "Uncorrected and Unrevised proofs"
The Yoke and the Arrows / Mathews, Herbert
Box 32 Typescript draft and posted draft - preliminary pages and pages 1-234 plus index (2 folders)
Box 33 Page proofs and specifications
Unidentified
Box 33 Galley and page proofs
Production material
Oversize 1 Acrobat Admits / Grossman, Albert (1 piece)
Oversize 1 Albert Camus / Maquet, Albert (1 piece)
Oversize 1 Albert Schweitzer / Langfelelt, Gabriel (1 piece)
Architecture in Britain Since 1945 / Dannat, Trevor (missing, 12/9/08) (1 piece)
Oversize 1 Architecture of Truth / Cali, Francois (2 pieces)
Oversize 1 Arms Control, Disarmament and National Security / Brennan, Donald (3 pieces)
Oversize 1 Atom and Cosmos / Reichenbach, Hans (2 pieces)
Oversize 1 Balcony in the Forest / Gracq, Julien (3 pieces)
Oversize 1 Bridgehead / Frank, Waldo (1 piece)
Oversize 1 Cavalier and Yankee / Taylor, William R. (2 pieces)
Oversize 1 The City in History / Mumford, Lewis (3 pieces)
Oversize 1 The Colonial Image / Miller, John C.
Oversize 1 Composers Eleven / Cardus, Neville (2 pieces)
Oversize 1 The Creation of Woman / Reik, Theodore (2 pieces)
Oversize 1 Criminal Man / Godwin, George (1 piece)
Oversize 1 The Crisis of the American Century / Williams, W.A. (2 pieces)
Oversize 2 The Death of God / Vahanian, Gabriel (3 pieces)
Oversize 2 The Death of a Man / Wertenbaker, Lael Tucker
Oversize 2 The Dinner Party / Mauriac, Claude (2 pieces)
Oversize 2 The Expressionists / Zigrosser, Carl (3 pieces)
Oversize 2 Faces in the Water / Frame, Janet (2 pieces)
Oversize 2 The Fate of Man / Brinton, Crane (3 pieces)
Oversize 2 The Fathers Without Theology / Strachey, Marjorie (1 piece)
Oversize 2 The Flanders Road / Simon, Claude (5 pieces)
Oversize 2 The Frog Pond / MacIver, Joyce (pseud.) (1 piece)
Oversize 2 The Futilitarian Society / Newman, William J. (3 pieces)
Oversize 2 The Future Metropolis / Rodwin, Lloyd, ed. (4 pieces)
Oversize 2 The Future of Unbelief / Szczesny, Gerhard (1 piece)
Oversize 3 The Golden Age of American Philosophy / Frankel, Charles (3 pieces)
Oversize 3 The Grass / Simon, Claude (3 pieces)
Oversize 3 Great American Artists / Series (12 pieces)
Oversize 3 Great Religions of Man / Gard, Richard, ed. (1 piece)
Oversize 3 The Greek Myths / Graves, Robert (3 pieces)
Oversize 3 Harlequin / Niklaus (1 piece)
Oversize 3 Images of Man / Mills, C. Wright (1 piece)
Oversize 3 Infernal Genius / D'Eaubonne, Francoise (2 pieces)
Oversize 3 It's Cheaper to Die / Michelfolder, William (1 piece)
Oversize 3 The Landscape of Dreams / Savory, Teo (5 pieces)
Oversize 3 The Langston Hughes Reader / [Hughes, Langston] (3 pieces)
Oversize 3 Lincoln and the Civil War / Canby, Cortland, ed. (6 pieces)
Oversize 4 Martereau / Sarraute, Nathalie (1 piece)
Masters of Modern Architecture / Peter, John (missing, 12/9/08) (4 pieces)
Oversize 4 Masters of Photography / Newhall, Beaumont and Nancy (2 pieces)
Masters of World Architecture: Louis Sullivan / Bush-Brown, Albert (missing, 12/9/08) (2 pieces)
Oversize 4 Myth and Guilt / Reik, Theodore (2 pieces)
Oversize 4 Nedjma / Yacine, Kateb (3 pieces)
Oversize 4 Nehru / Mende, Tibor (1 piece)
Oversize 4 A New History of the United States / Miller, William (1 piece)
Oversize 4 The New Literature / Mauriac, Claude (2 pieces)
Oversize 4 The Objective Society / Knight, Everett (1 piece)
Oversize 4 The Other Side of Summer / Huguenin, Jean-Rene (3 pieces)
Oversize 5 Paris Sketchbook / Searle and Webb (4 pieces)
Oversize 5 The Pearl Bastard / Hale, Lillian (3 pieces)
Oversize 5 The Planetarium / Sarraute, Nathalie (3 pieces)
Oversize 5 Portrait of an Unknown / Sarraute, Nathalie (3 pieces)
Oversize 5 The Progressive Years / Pease, Otis
Oversize 5 The Question / Alleg, Henri (1 piece)
Oversize 5 The Rediscovery of Man / Frank, Walda (2 pieces)
Oversize 5 The Ripening / Glissant, Edouard (1 piece)
Oversize 5 The Rise of Modern Physics / von Weizsacker, C.F. (1 piece)
Oversize 5 The Single Secret / Savory, Teo (3 pieces)
Oversize 5 Social Darwinism in American Thought / Hofstadder, Richard (1 piece)
Oversize 5 Subverse / Mannes, Marya (2 pieces)
Oversize 5 Symbolism In Religion and Verse / May, Rollo (2 pieces)
Oversize 5 The Temptation / Reik, Theodore (4 pieces)
Oversize 5 The Tower and the Abyss / Keller, Erich (1 piece)
Oversize 6 The Tragic Conflict / Heseltine, William B.
Oversize 6 To Whom It May Concern / Borghese, Elizabeth M. (1 piece)
Oversize 6 The Ultimate Decision / May, Ernest R.
Oversize 6 The Uses of Drama / Coggin, Phillip A. (2 pieces)
Oversize 6 The Violent Season / Goulet, Robert (4 pieces)
Oversize 6 We Were Five / Mann, Viktor (3 pieces)
Oversize 6 The William Saroyan Reader / Saroyan, William (1 piece)
Oversize 6 The Wind / Simon, Claude (1 piece)
Oversize 6 The Yoke and the Arrows / Mathews, Herbert (7 pieces)
Oversize 6 Unidentified
Publicity material
Oversize 7 Miscellaneous, alphabetical by title - includes camera copy, galleys, review and press releases, other material

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