Series 1: Works

8.0 boxes

This collection is stored at Firestone Library and Firestone Library.

This collection is stored onsite at Firestone Library. Box 24, Folder 17 is stored in special vault facilities.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Tate, Allen, 1899-1979..

Dates: 1921-1973.

Extent: 8.0 boxes

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Box 33, folder 7 is stored in special vault facilities. Consult curator for access.


Consists of addresses, essays, books, and poems by Allen Tate, as well as works of other authors. Of note is Subseries 1B, which contains the manuscripts for The Fathers, and Subseries 1D, which contains manuscripts and drafts for Tate's poetry, the bulk of works by Tate. Subseries 1E primarily consists of the works of authors included in Princeton Verse Between Two Wars, edited by Allen Tate.


This series is arranged by type of work (i.e., addresses, essays, etc.) and then those are arranged alphabetically.

Preferred Citation

Series 1: Works; 1921-1973; Allen Tate Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Title Date Container
    Subseries 1A: Addresses by Allen Tate 1936-1973 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 1B: Books by Allen Tate circa 1940-1945 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 1C: Essays by Allen Tate 1925-1965 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 1D: Poems by Allen Tate 1921-1952 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 1E: Works of Other Authors 1922-1957 Explore Multiple Containers

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