The Question of Copyright, New York (1896)

Source: The University of Texas Tarlton Law Library K 1420.5 Q476 1896: George Haven Putnam, The Question of Copyright (New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1896).

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The Question of Copyright, New York (1896), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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The Question of Copyright

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A collection of documents on international copyright compiled by the publisher George Haven Putnam. It includes the full text of the House of Representatives report of 1890 (us_1890), to which readers are referred for the corresponding lists of persons, legislation etc.

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Bibliography:
  • Khan, B. Zorina. The Democratization of Invention: Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development, 1790-1920. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

  • Clark, Aubert J. The Movement for International Copyright in Nineteenth Century America. Washington: Catholic University of America Press, 1960.

  • Barnes, James J. Authors, Publishers, and Politicians: The Quest for an Anglo-American Copyright Agreement, 1815-1854. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1974.


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Author: George Haven Putnam

Publisher: G.P. Putnam

Year: 1896

Location: New York

Language: English

Source: The University of Texas Tarlton Law Library K 1420.5 Q476 1896: George Haven Putnam, The Question of Copyright (New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1896).

Persons referred to:
Adams, George Everett
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey
Appleton, William Henry
Arnell, Samuel Mayes
Arnold, Matthew
Arthur, Chester Alan
Asher, Adolphus
Bacon, Francis
Baird, Henry Carey
Baldwin, John Denison
Banning, Henry Blackstone
Beck, James Burnie
Besant, Sir Walter
Black, Adam
Bowker, Richard Rogers
Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston
Briesen, Arthur von
Bryant, William Cullen
Buchanan, James
Bunner, Henry Cuyler
Butterworth, Benjamin
Byron, George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron of Rochdale
Cable, George Washington
Calderón de la Barca, Pedro
Carlisle, John Griffin
Carlyle, Thomas
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de
Chace, Jonathan
Clay, Henry
Cleveland, Rose Elizabeth
Cleveland, Stephen Grover
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
Collier, Robert, 2nd Baron Monkswell
Collins, Patrick Andrew
Collins, Wilkie
Colt, LeBaron Bradford
Conway, Hugh
Cooper, James Fenimore
Cox, Rowland
Cox, Samuel Sullivan
Curtis, George William
Daniel, John Warwick
Dante Alighieri
Daudet, Alphonse
De Vinne, Theodore Low
Defoe, Daniel
Dickens, Charles
Disraeli, Benjamin, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield
Dorsheimer, William
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Mikhailovich
Drummond, Henry
Du Maurier, George Louis Palmella Busson
Duff, James C.
Edmunds, George Franklin
Eggleston, Edward
Elder, Samuel J.
Eliot, Charles William
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
English, Thomas Dunn
Estes, Dana
Evarts, William Maxwell
Everett, Edward
Ewing, Thomas
Farrar, Rev. Frederic William
Fitch, Ashbel Parmelee
Foster, Roger
Franklin, Benjamin
Froude, James Anthony
Frye, William Pierce
George, James Zachariah
Gilbert, Sir William Schwenck
Gilder, Richard Watson
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang
Goldsmith, Oliver
Gorman, Arthur Pue
Gray, George
Green, George Walton
Gurlitz, Augustus T.
Haggard, Sir Henry Rider
Hale, Eugene
Harris, Joel Chandler
Harrison, Frederic
Harte, Bret
Hawley, Joseph Roswell
Hawthorne, Julian
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Hiscock, Frank
Hoar, George Frisbie
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Sr.
Holst, Hermann Eduard von
Holt, Henry
Homer
Houghton, Henry Oscar
Howells, William Dean
Hubbard, Gardiner Greene
Ingalls, John James
Irving, Washington
Ivison, Henry
James, Henry
Jay, John
Johnson, Robert Underwood
Johnson, Samuel
Johnston, Alexander
Jonson, Ben
Kennedy, John L.
Kohler, Ignatius
Kératry, Emile, Comte de
Lang, Andrew
Lathrop, George Parsons
Lea, Henry Charles
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim
Leveson-Gower, George, 2nd Earl Granville
Locke, John
Lodge, Henry Cabot
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Lounsbury, Thomas Raynesford
Lowell, James Russell
Lubbock, Sir John, 1st Baron Avebury
Lévy, Michel
Macaulay, Thomas Babington
Machiavelli, Niccolo
Mackay-Smith, Alexander
Mathews, Cornelius
Matthews, Brander
McCarthy, Justin
McClurg, Alexander C.
McMaster, John Bach
Milton, John
Mitchell, Donald Grant
Molière
Morley, Henry
Morley, John, 1st Viscount Morley
Morrill, Justin Smith
Morrill, Lot Myrick
Morris, Edward Joy
Morton, John Price
Murfree, Mary Noailles
Naujok, Gustav
Oates, William Calvin
Page, Thomas Nelson
Palmerston, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount
Parton, James
Pasco, Samuel
Payson, Lewis Edwin
Peirce, Benjamin
Platt, Orville Hitchcock
Plumb, Preston B.
Poe, Edgar Allan
Pollock, Sir Frederick
Prime, Samuel Irenaeus
Putnam, George Haven
Putnam, George Palmer
Rabelais, François
Reagan, John Henninger
Reed, Thomas Brackett
Riley, James Whitcomb
Robinson, Lucius
Schiller, Friedrich
Scott, Sir Walter
Scribner, Charles, II
Shakespeare, William
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley
Sherman, John
Shipman, Nathaniel
Simonds, William Edgar
Solberg, Thorvald
Sophocles
Spofford, Ainsworth Rand
Stedman, Edmund Clarence
Stewart, John Wolcott
Stockton, Francis Richard
Stoddard, Richard Henry
Stoddart, Joseph M.
Stowe, Harriet Elizabeth, née Beecher
Sugden, Edward Burtenshaw, 1st Baron St Leonards
Sullivan, Sir Arthur Seymour
Sumner, Charles
Sylvester, James Joseph
Tauchnitz, Christian Bernhard
Tennyson, Alfred, 1st Baron Tennyson
Thackeray, William Makepeace
Thornton, Sir Edward
Tolstoy, Count Leo Nikolayevich
Townsend, William Kneeland
Tracy, George Lowell
Tucker, John Randolph
Turgenev, Ivan Sergeevich
Twain, Mark
Van Dyke, Henry
Vance, Zebulon Baird
Virgil
Walker, Francis Amasa
Walton, Izaac
Watson, John
Webster, Daniel
Webster, Noah
Wheeler, Everett P.
Wilson, William Lyne

Places referred to:
Africa
America
Belgium
Berlin
Boston, Massachusetts
Bristol
Brooklyn
Buffalo, New York
Canada
Chicago
Cincinnati
Colorado Springs
Denver
Edinburgh
England
Europe
France
Germany
Great Britain
Holland
Italy
Leipzig
Massachusetts
Melbourne
Minneapolis
New England
New York
Norway
Paris
Philadelphia
Prussia
Rome
Russia
Sheffield
St Louis, Missouri
Stuttgart
Vienna
Washington

Cases referred to:
Black et al. v. Henry G. Allen Co. (C.C.D. NY 1889)
Black et al. v. Isaac K. Funk et al. (C.C.D. NY 1890)
Black et al. v. Joseph M. Stoddart (C.C.D. Penn. 1879)
Black et al. v. Samuel W. Ehrich et al. (C.C.D. NY 1890)
Carte v. Duff, (The Mikado case) 25 F. 183 (C.C.S.D.N.Y. 1885)
Harper v. Ranous (C.C.D. 1894)
Henry Drummond v. Altemus & Co. (C.C.D. Phila. 1894)
Jeffreys v. Boosey (1854) 4 HLC 815
Littleton for Novello, Ewer & Co. of London v. Oliver Ditson of Boston (C.C.D. Mass. 1894) ...
Rider Haggard and Longmans, Green & Co. v. The Waverly Publishing Company (C.C.D. NJ 1894) ...
Werckmeister v. Pierce & Bushnell Mfg. Co., 63 F. 445 (C.C.D. Mass. 1894)

Institutions referred to:
A & C Black, Edinburgh, publishing house (est.1807)
American International Copyright Association (1868), New York
American Publishers' Copyright League
Appleton & Co., American publishing firm
Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale (ALAI)
Berliner Photographische Gesellschaft, New York
Boston Copyright Association (f.1887)
Charles Scribner & Co., American publishing firm
Clarendon Press, Oxford
G. P. Putnam & Sons, American publishing firm (est.1866)
Harper & Brothers, American publishing firm (est.1833)
Harvard University
House of Lords
International Typographical Union (1852-1986)
J G Cotta'sche Buchhandlung, Stuttgart (f.1659)
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Library of Congress
Massachusetts Circuit Court
Philipp Reclam jun., Leipzig publishing house
Royal Commission on Copyright
Seaside Library, New York, publishers of cheap pirated reprint editions
Sheffield Scientific School, Yale
Société des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs de musique (SACEM)
Stationers' Hall
U.S. Congress
U.S. Copyright Office
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
U.S. Supreme Court
United Typothetae of America (UTA)
Yale University

Legislation:
Berne Convention 1886
British-American Copyright Convention Draft, 1853
British-American Copyright Convention Draft, 1869
British-American Copyright Convention Draft, 1880
Copyright Acts for the German Empire 1876
Copyright Treaty between Prussia and Württemberg 1828
French Imperial decree on the book trade 1810
French Literary and Artistic Property Act 1866
German-American Copyright Convention 1893
International Copyright Act, 1838, 1 & 2 Vict., c.59
International Copyright Act, 1886, 49 & 50 Vict., c.33
Montevideo International Copyright Convention 1889
Prussian Copyright Act 1837
Russian Council of State decree (1857), extending duration of p.m.a. term
Statute of Anne, 1710, 8 Ann. c. 19
U.S. Copyright Act 1870, 16 Stat. 198
U.S. International Copyright Act, 1891 (Chace Act)

Keywords:
Anglo-American
authorship, joint or collaborative
book market
book trade
free trade
incentives
international agreements, bilateral
international agreements, multilateral
lobbying
monopoly
moral rights
natural rights
new editions
oral works, protected subject matter
piracy
property theory, authors' property
reprints

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