Assignment of copyright for "Everyman's House" book, document Creator
Doubleday, Russell, author Institution
Western Michigan University Subject
Copyright Transfer Subject
Doubleday, Page & Company Subject
Crane, Caroline Bartlett, 1858-1935 Item Number
Part of Caroline Bartlett Crane "Everyman's House" Collection Type
collection, text Format
ASSIGNMENT OF COPYRIGHT
5757 GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
(Aug., 1926?2,000)) [sic]
DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & CO.
THE COUNTRY LIFE PRESS
GARDEN CITY, N.Y.
In consideration of the purchase by Dr. Caroline Bartlett Crane of the remaining copies of EVERYMAN?S HOUSE at 35[cents] a copy, Doubleday Page and Company agree to turn over to Dr. Crane the plates of this book, and affix their signature to the following assignment of their rights in the book:
MEMORANDUM WITNESSETH THAT, for a valuable consideration, we, DOUBLEDAY PAGE & COMPANY of Garden City, Nassau County, N.Y., a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of New York, hereby assign, transfer and set over unto DR. CAROLINE BARTLETT CRANE, of Kalamazoo, Mich., all our right, title and interest in and to the copyright taken out by us in the United States of America, in and to the book entitled EVERYMAN?S HOUSE by Dr. Caroline Bartlett Crane, and all our right, title and interest under our contract with the author for the publication of said work.
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD ALL THE SINGULAR the said copyright and rights of publication unto the said DR. CAROLINE BARTLETT CRANE, her successors and assigns forever.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF we have hereunto set our hand in Garden City, Nassau County, N.Y., this twenty-ninth day of March, 1927.
DOUBLEDAY PAGE & COMPANY
Russell Doubleday [handwritten signature]
Emily DE Mott [handwritten signature]
COPYRIGHT OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON
The foregoing assignment of copyright, dated March 29, 1927, and received for record in the Copyright Office on May 9, 1927, has been recorded in the Copyright Office, book 181, page 195, in conformity with the laws of the United States respecting copyrights.
In Witness Whereof, the seal of this Office has been hereto affixed this tenth day of May, 1927.
Wm L Brown [handwritten signature]
Assistant Register of Copyrights.
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE J 4572
The Act of March 4, 1909, sec. 44, provides: ?That every assignment of copyright shall be recorded in the Copyright Office within THREE CALENDAR MONTHS after its execution in the United States or within six calendar months after its execution without the limits of the United States, in default of which it shall be void as against any subsequent purchaser or mortgagee for a valuable [illegible], without notice, whose assignment [illegible].? (July, 1926,?5,000)