The Press: End of Scribner's

From its founding in 1887 until 1928 Scribner's Magazine appeared in an ugly yellow cover designed by Stanford White, became noted for its literary discoveries. Scribner's published Richard Harding Davis' most famous short story, Gallegher, Stephen Crane's The Open Boat, Bret Harte's A Drift From Redwood Camp. It was the first big magazine to print a short story of Ernest Hemingway's (The Killers), first to publish Thomas Wolfe (An Angel on the Porch), whom the magazine and publishing house (Charles Scribner's Sons) nurtured until a year before his death last summer.

Year and a half ago brisk, self-confident Harlan Logan, who had...

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