Snow, Carmel, 1890-1961

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Person

Authorized form of name

Snow, Carmel, 1890-1961

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Other form(s) of name

  • White, Carmel

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Description area

Dates of existence

1887 August 21-1961 May 7

History

Carmel Snow was the editor-in-chief of Harper's Bazaar from 1934 to 1958. Born in Dublin, Ireland, Snow began her career as a fashion editor at Vogue. Snow's work at Harper's Bazaar lead to the introduction of many famous photographers and designers.

After retiring in 1957 at the age of 70, she became the chairperson of the editorial board. With Mary Louise Aswell, she wrote her autobiography, entitled "The World of Carmel Snow." It was published in 1962 by McGraw-Hill Book Co..

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Dublin, Ireland

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Awards:
1941 Neimano-Marcus Award
1949 French Legion of Honor
1954 Italian Star of Solidarity

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Relationships area

Related entity

White, Nancy (1916-2002)

Identifier of the related entity

US.20190323.001

Category of the relationship

family

Dates of the relationship

1916-1961

Description of relationship

Carmel Snow was Nancy White's aunt.

Related entity

Harper's Bazaar (1867 (date of establishment))

Identifier of the related entity

US.20180927-001

Category of the relationship

associative

Type of relationship

Harper's Bazaar

is or was an employer of

Snow, Carmel, 1890-1961

Dates of the relationship

1934-1958

Description of relationship

Carmel Snow was the editor-in-chief of Harper's Bazaar from 1934 to 1958

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Occupations

Assistant

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Fox & Co.
American Vogue (1921-1929)

Editor

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American Vogue (1929-1932)

Editor-in-Chief

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Harper's Bazaar (1932-1957)

Fashion Editor

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Harper's Bazaar (1932-1957)

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Authority record identifier

US.20180702.060

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2019

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Notes located in accession file for SPARC x396

Maintenance notes

Authority created by Brianna Paoli and Samantha Levin, FIT, NY, NY, USA 2018 September 20
Note that the LoC authority file on this person may have provided an incorrect birthdate.

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