Collection inventory


Finding Aids

Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc. Records

An inventory of its records at Syracuse University


Finding aid created by: MPK
Date: Dec 1978

Revision history:
25 Apr 2008 converted to EAD (MRC)

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc.
Title: Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc. Records
Dates: 1930-1967
Quantity: 31 linear ft.
Abstract: Papers of the American publishing firm, including correspondence (1944-1966); general files, typescript manuscripts, production records, promotional material, books, and newspaper clippings.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

First established in 1943, Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc., is a trade independent book publisher in the United States, particularly strong in self-help and how-to titles.


Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc. Records is arranged in eight categories.

Correspondence is made up of letters both to and from Fell concerning business. General files is comprised of his business associates. Clippings and Advertising contain promotional material. Published material -- Other and Published material are composed of books, transcripts, and rough drafts of books. Memorabilia is composed of such items as address books, photographs, and a gag award. Business records and apparatus contains corporate stock ledgers and Fell's corporate seal.


Arrangement of the Collection

Correspondence is in chronological order. General files are in alphabetical order. The remaining material is in no particular order.


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.


Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has the records of several important American publishers, including Grove Press and Street and Smith. Please refer to the the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing.


Subject Headings

Persons

Fell, Frederick Victor, 1910-

Corporate Bodies

Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc., -- Archives.

Subjects

Publishers and publishing -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Books.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Manuscripts for publication.

Occupations

Publishers.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc. Records
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Frederick Fell, 1967-1986.


Table of Contents

Correspondence

General files

Clippings

Advertising

Published material - other

Published material

Memorabilia

Business records and apparatus


Inventory

Correspondence
Box 1 1944-1949
Box 1 1950-1959
Box 1 1960
Box 1 1961 (2 folders)
Box 1 1962 (2 folders)
Box 1 1963-1966
Box 1 Lelord Kordel
Box 1 Writer's Digest
General files
Box 1 Miscellaneous (11 folders)
Box 2 Miscellaneous (6 folders)
Box 2 Joey Adams
Box 2 Advertising
Box 2 John Alan Appleman
Box 2 A.C. Appler
Box 2 Applications for Employment
Box 2 Evelyn Barkins
Box 2 Barnes Management Library
Box 2 Fred Benham
Box 2 Millard Bennett (2 folders)
Box 2 Patricia Benton
Box 2 Carl Breihan
Box 2 Roger Brook
Box 2 Albert Castel
Box 2 Catalogs
Box 2 Cha Cha Cha
Box 2 Glen Clairmonte
Box 2 Carlton Cole
Box 2 Copyrights
Box 2 Current Books
Box 3 Eddie Davis
Box 3 Dictation
Box 3 Dikty and Bleiler
Box 3 Editorial Services
Box 3 George Feldman
Box 3 Robert Franklyn
Box 3 Vic Frederickr (2 folders)
Box 3 Walter Gibson
Box 3 Leonard Green
Box 3 Corrine Griffith
Box 3 E. Wayne Hull
Box 3 Jacket Material
Box 3 William H. Jacobs
Box 3 Ralph A. Jason
Box 3 Harold Kahn
Box 3 Ronald Kirkbride
Box 3 Legal Material
Box 3 Letterheads
Box 3 Harry Lorayne
Box 3 Mail Order Material
Box 3 Edna Malcoskey
Box 3 Conty Marlowe
Box 3 Meadow Lane Co.
Box 3 M.S. Michel
Box 3 Harold Miller
Box 3 Marsh Morrison
Box 3 Names, Inc.
Box 3 Bergen F. Newell
Box 3 Notes
Box 3 Dr. Miklos Nyiszli
Box 3 Marjorie O'Shaughnessy
Box 3 Paul Parker
Box 3 Perfettes Manufacturing Company
Box 3 Personal (2 folders)
Box 4 Dr. Frederick Price
Box 4 Projects 52-53
Box 4 Prize Novel Award 1945
Box 4 Receipts
Box 4 Rejects (4 folders)
Box 4 Rock 'n' Roll
Box 4 Lillian Roth (2 folders)
Box 4 Martin Rywell
Box 4 Jerry Siegel
Box 4 E.W. Smith
Box 4 Social Security
Box 4 Nan Shipley
Box 4 Peter J. Steinchrow
Box 4 F.B. Streeter
Box 4 Turfmaster
Box 4 University of Oregon
Box 4 Irving Wallace
Box 4 Western Americana
Box 4 A.M. Winchester
Box 4 Thyra Samter Wilson
Box 4 John Worby
Clippings
Box 5, 6, 7 Miscellaneous
Advertising
Box 8 Miscellaneous
Published material - other
Books
Box 9 Eat, Think and Be Slender 1954 (10 volumes)
Box 9 The Power of Inspired Salesmanship 1960 (2 volumes)
Box 9 How to Use Tact and Skill in Handling People 1960 (2 volumes)
Box 9 Jeg Genauer Mine Tarer 1956
Box 9 Wollen Sie Länger Leben, Herr Direktor? 1962 (2 volumes)
Box 9 Tamiko 1959, 1964 (2 volumes each, total 4 volumes)
Box 9 Alaskadokturn
Box 9 How to Live to be 100 1963 (2 volumes)
Box 9 Auschwitz 1960 (3 volumes)
Box 9 Calendar Model 1958
Box 9 The Devil's Agent 1959 (2 volumes)
Box 10 Astounding Science Fiction 1957
Box 10 I Romanzi di Urania 1953 (7 volumes)
Box 10 How to Make Psychology Work for You 1957 (3 volumes)
Box 10 A Man Divided 1950
Box 10 Les Rois des Etoiles undated
Box 10 I Morgen Kan Jeg Grate 1958
Box 10 Possess Me Not 1948
Box 10 The Sins of Philip Fleming 1959 (2 volumes)
Box 10 Memory of Love 1943
Box 10 Como Adquirir una Super Memoria 1959
Box 10 Jaggrater I Morgon 1954
Box 10 What Today's Woman Should Know About Marriage 1948
Box 10 Grammar Self-Taught 1963 (2 volumes)
Box 10 Broken Melody 1942
Box 10 As He Saw It 1946
Box 10 Look To The Sun 1947
Box 10 Painless Rectal Surgery 1951
Box 10 The Yogurt Cookbook 1967
Oversize 5 Die Malerei Des Barock 1940
Catalogs and Magazines
Box 10 Miscellaneous (16 volumes)
Published material
Books
Box 11 Still the Heart Sings 1950 (9 volumes)
Box 11 A Letter to the Man Who Killed My Dog 1956 (5 volumes)
Box 11 Everyman's History of the Jews 1948 (5 volumes)
Box 11 Off Limits 1957 (3 volumes)
Box 11 All Dogs Go To Heaven 1943 (5 volumes)
Box 12 Heads You Lose 1950 (24 volumes)
Box 12 Beyond My Worth 1958 (4 volumes)
Box 12 The One Eyed Poacher and the Maine Woods 1955
Box 13 Marriage, Morals and War 1943 (11 volumes)
Box 13 Mark It With a Stone 1949 (9 volumes)
Box 13 Georgie May 1928 (3 volumes)
Box 13 Inside Tin Pan Alley 1948
Box 13 Virtuous Girl 1949
Box 13 How to Be Sexcessful 1958
Box 13 City At World's End 1952 (6 volumes)
Box 13 Behind These Walls 1957 (4 volumes)
Box 13 For Doctors Only 1948 (2 volumes)
Box 13 Secrets of a Professional Coin Dealer 1966
Box 14 I Vostri Piedi 1956 (4 volumes)
Box 14 Your Feet Are Killing You 1953 (3 volumes)
Box 14 The Bedside Bonanza 1944 (6 volumes)
Box 14 The Star Kings 1949 (3 volumes)
Box 14 Stjernefyrstens Sonn 1951
Box 14 Out of My Darkness 1957 (3 volumes)
Box 14 Jack the Ripper 1960 (2 volumes)
Box 14 Four-Sided Triangle 1951 (4 volumes)
Box 14 Planets for Sale 1954 (3 volumes)
Box 14 A Treasury of Doctor's Stories 1946
Box 14 Father Meany 1944
Box 14 The 14-Karat Trailer 1955
Box 15 Love Me Sailor 1950 (7 volumes)
Box 15 Bridges to the Unknown 1956 (3 volumes)
Box 15 How to Lose Weight The Doctor's Way 1959
Box 15 The Freeze and Please Home Freezer Cookbook 1963 (2 volumes)
Box 15 Jest What the Doctor Ordered 1949 (3 volumes)
Box 15 The Murder of Me 1961 (2 volumes)
Box 15 Psychiatry for the Millions (4 volumes)
Box 15 Bed Manners and Better Bed Manners 1941
Box 15 Four Children for the Doctor 1955 (3 volumes)
Box 15 President Eisenhower's Cartoon Book 1956 (2 volumes)
Box 15 Are These Our Doctors? 1952 (2 volumes)
Box 15 Laugh, You Sinners 1955 (2 volumes)
Box 16 The "GUV" 1947 (9 volumes)
Box 16 Health The Easy Way
Box 16 Why Seapower Will Win the War 1944 (7 volumes)
Box 16 Gentlemen for Rent 1955 (5 volumes)
The Best Science Fiction Stories
Box 16 1949 (6 volumes)
Box 17 1950 (2 volumes)
Box 17 1951 (missing as of 6/4/08) (2 volumes)
Box 17 1952 (2 volumes)
Box 17 1953(missing as of 6/4/08) (2 volumes)
Box 17 1954 (3 volumes)
Box 17 1955 (2 volumes)
Box 17 Science Fiction Omnibus 1949 (2 volumes)
Box 17 Year's Best Science Fiction Novels 1952, 1953, 1955
Box 17 Fellow Citizens 1950 (4 volumes)
Box 17 Developing Bosom Beauty 1959
Box 17 I'll Cry Tomorrow 1955 (2 volumes)
Box 17 Winds Blow Gently 1945 (2 volumes)
Box 18 Fatu's Experiences 1953 (8 volumes)
Box 18 The Trial of Dr. DeKaplany 1965 (2 volumes)
Box 18 El Jukio del Dr. DeKaplany 1967 (3 volumes)
Box 18 The Wild West Joke Book 1956 (2 volumes)
Box 18 Jacob and the Angel 1961
Box 18 Fell's United States Coin Book 1955 (2 volumes)
Box 18 My Father-My Son 1958
Box 18 Day Unto Day 1943
Box 18 The Scarlet Lily 1959
Box 18 In The Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes 1960
Box 18 The Family Problems Handbook 1952
Box 18 Bist Du Normal 1951
Box 18 A Friend is for Always 1963
Box 18 Hospital Happy 1959
Box 18 Taxation With Representation or Your Money Went That-A-Way 1962
Box 18 Know Your Hay Fever 1943
Box 18 The Curtain Never Falls 1949
Box 18 For Maine Only 1959
Box 18 My Friend Ike 1956
Box 18 Naked on Roller Skates 1930
Box 18 Fell's Guide to the Secrets of Self Hypnosis 1964
Typescripts
Box 19 Joy for Daily Living
Box 19 I'm Lucky at Cards
Box 19 This You Won't Believe
Box 19 The Diabetic Cookbook
Box 19 Face Language
Box 19 Al Kelly s Double Life
Box 19 More Life More Years
Box 19 How to Win Sweepstakes Prizes
Box 19 Decisions and the Furies
Box 19 The Condominium Buyer's Guide
Box 19 Writing for Juveniles
Box 19 The Cheskin System for Business Success
Box 19 How to Use the Power of Enthusiasm
Box 19 Fell's Guide to Winning Backgammon
Box 19 Firefly Moments
Box 19 The Famous and the Infamous
Box 20 I Dive for Treasure
Box 20 Scientific Man
Box 20 Our Murdered Presidents
Box 20 How to Develop Your ESP Power
Box 20 Does Your Mother Know
Box 20 Common Stock for the Uncommon Man
Box 20 How to Finance a Growing Business
Box 20 How to Improve Your Speaking Voice
Box 20 Mail Order Business
Box 20 Momma and Me Plus Three
Box 20 Fell's Guide to Hand Puppets
Box 20 Appointment With Success
Box 20 It Happened On Rush Street
Box 20 El Vendedor Mas Grande
Box 20 By Way of Introduction
Box 21 Investing in Natural Resources
Box 21 How to Develop Power and Confidence in Selling Real Estate
Box 21 Your Success Through Psycho-Cybernetics
Box 21 Cooking With Health Foods
Box 21 I Can Heal Myself and I Will
Box 21 The Greatest Miracle in the World How to Manage Yourself
Box 21 How to Earn $25,000 a Year or More Typing at Home
Box 21 The Encyclopedia of Little Known, Highly Profitable Business Opportunities
Box 21 The New Encyclopedia of Little Known Highly Profitable Business Opportunities
Box 21 How to Profit from the Coming Land Boom in the Caribbean Islands and Latin America
Box 22 Born in April (2 folders)
Box 22 Building Sales Confidence
Box 22 I'll Cry Tomorrow
Box 22 The Trial of Dr. DeKaplany
Box 22 The Golden Children
Box 22 It's Never Too Late (2 folders)
Box 22 The Escapades of Frank and Jesse James
Box 22 The Incompleat Man (2 folders)
Box 22 The Boston Police Diet and Maintenance Program (2 folders)
Box 23 The Complete Guide to Acupuncture (2 folders)
Box 23 Fell's Complete Guide to Buried Treasure, Land and Sea (3 folders)
Box 23 The Schoolteachers
Box 23 Techniques for Discovering Hidden Value Stocks (2 folders)
Box 23 A Philosophy of Self Management (2 folders)
Box 23 Winds Blow Gently
Box 23 Arizona
Box 24 Uncle Sam as Your Information Finder
Box 24 From Gags to Riches
Box 24 Fell's Official Stamp Guide (3 folders)
Box 24 Crackers in Bed
Box 24 Great Science Fiction Stories About Mars
Box 24 A Grandparent's Garden of Verses
Box 24 How to Double Your Child's Power to Read
Box 24 Cooking With Yogurt
Box 24 The Greatest Secret in the World
Box 24 The Drug Plague
Box 24 Kick the Habit
Box 24 Untitled (John A. O'Brien)
Box 25 Short Cuts Math (3 folders)
Short stories
Box 25 Miscellaneous
Galleys
Box 25 How to Develop Power and Confidence in Selling Real Estate
Box 25 From Gags to Riches
Box 25 By Way of Introduction
Box 25 The Schoolteachers
Box 25 I Can Heal Myself and I Will
Box 25 A Philosophy of Self Management
Box 25 How to Use the Power of Enthusiasm
Box 26 Secrets of Self Hypnosis
Box 26 Writing for Juveniles
Box 26 Fell's Guide to Buried Treasure, Land and Sea
Box 26 Great Science Fiction Stories About Mars
Box 26 Whistle on the Wind
Box 26 Of the Heart's Own Telling
Box 26 Mail Order
Box 26 Untitled (Robert N. Newcomb)
Box 26 Never too Late to Be Young
Box 26 Untitled (?)
Cartoons
Box 26 Miscellaneous
Oversize 4 Miscellaneous, oversize
Photographs
Box 26 Joe Di Maggio
Box 26 Lillian Roth
Box 26 Religious
Box 26 Porcelain Art
Box 26 The Old West
Box 26 Miscellaneous
Box 26 Illustration Plates (3 folders)
Lay Outs
Box 27 Fatu's Experiences
Box 27 F.D.R. Picture Story
Box 27 Hospital Happy
Box 27 Developing the Bosom
Box 27 Food Values
Box 27 Can You
Box 27 President Eisenhower's Cartoon Book
Box 27 Unknown title (Benge Stock Book)
Oversize 2 Miscellaneous
Oversize 3 Salty The Seahorse
Oversize 3 Can You
Oversize 3 Fellow Citizens
Oversize 4 Super Memory Power
Oversize 4 LBJ's Texas Laughs
Oversize 4 War and Peace
Memorabilia
Box 27 Photographs
Box 27 Award
Box 27 Phonograph record
Box 27 Address books (13 volumes)
Oversize 1 Scrapbooks (5 volumes)
Business records and apparatus
Box 27 Stock certificates ledger
Box 27 Stock and transfer ledger
Box 27 Minutes book
Box 27 Corporate seal
Box 28 Printer plates (6 plates)