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Stone & Kimball. : Stone & Kimball Records, 1883-1971

Papers of late 19th-early 20th century Chicago book publisher Stone & Kimball, consisting of original manuscripts and correspondence (primarily that of Herbert S. Stone) and authors George Ade, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, and Eugene Field, among others. Correspondence is supplanted with photographs, original manuscripts, plays, writings, art posters, drawings, prints, newspaper clippings, contracts, agreements, receipts, and artifacts. The bulk of the collection includes material related to Herbert Stuart Stone’s career as a publisher, editor, writer, and artist as well as information about other Stone family members, particularly his brother, Melville E. Stone, Jr.
Extent: 28.6 linear feet - (1 record carton, 18 boxes, 7 oversize boxes, 11 oversize folders, 4 rolls, and 4 oversize framed items)
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Ephemera, Literature, Printing History and Book Arts
Call Number: Wing Modern MS Stn
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The Stone & Kimball Records are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).