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Ford, Anne (Anne Adelaide) (1901-1993)



  • Existence: 1901 - 1993

Biographical Note

Anne Adelaide Ford was born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 12, 1901. She attended Brookline High School and earned her BA from Boston University. Ford served as director of publicity for Little Brown and Company in New York, later for Harcourt Brace &am; Company, and finally for Houghton Mifflin in Boston from 1953 until the time of her retirement in 1970. She also wrote a series of occasional articles for the Boston Globe beginning in February 1970 called "Anne Ford remembers." Ford died on November 16, 1993 in Rockport, Massachusetts.

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Anne Ford papers

Abstract These papers document the life of twentieth-century theater and publishing executive Anne Ford through her unpublished autobiography and her correspondence. Much of her correspondence is comprised of single letters, but Ford maintained long-running relationships with James Cagney, Ogden Nash, Frank Sullivan, Evelyn Waugh, and Katharine White that are documented in these papers. Also included are photographs of Ford, clippings of articles by and about her, and a small amount of...
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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1930 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1970