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The Literary Illiterates, program 72, part a

Title

The Literary Illiterates, program 72, part a

Subject

Press
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Description

The Center's Harry S. Ashmore and W. H. Ferry interview veteran publisher Alfred A. Knopf, who contrasts the contemporary literary scene with the more felicitous era of his younger days, when he served as editor and publisher to such luminaries as Willa Cather and Joseph Conrad. Oct. 2, 1963.

Creator

Ashmore, Harry S.
Ferry, W. H. (Wilbur Hugh)
Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Source

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Collection, 1950-1991 (Mss 18), Department of Special Collections at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library

Date

1963-10-02

Rights

Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreem

Provenance

Bulk of the collection donated by the Center after it ceased operations at UCSB in 1987. Subsequent donations by Harry S. Ashmore and Otis L. Graham, Jr. , which are found in their respective sections of the Administrators' Files, 1995.

Original Format

Open reel

Duration

19:56

Files

Citation

Ashmore, Harry S., "The Literary Illiterates, program 72, part a," in Digital Collections, Item #5259, http://digital.library.ucsb.edu/items/show/5259 (accessed November 22, 2017).