G. P. Putnam's Sons

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

G. P. Putnam's Sons was an American publishing company based in New York and London, now belonging to Penguin Group.

In 1838 George Palmer Putnam, who began his career at a small New York bookstore, moved to London to establish the first American publishing branch of Wiley and Putnam in England. Ten years later, Putnam returned to the United States. He dissolved the partnership with John Wiley and established G. Putnam Broadway, the company became known as George P. Putnam. On George Palmer Putnam's death in 1872, his sons George H., John and Irving inherited the business and the firm's name was changed to G. P. Putnam's Sons.

Between 1900 and 1930, the company published 1 pamphlet, 1 collection of essays and articles, and 1 chapter of Hilda Wade written by Arthur Conan Doyle.

Conan Doyle published by G. P. Putnam's