Series 2: Correspondence

59.0 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: 1911-1979.

Extent: 59.0 boxes

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

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


This series represents the bulk of the collection and contains correspondence with major literary figures (such as Ernest Hemingway and T. S. Eliot), publishing companies, schools and universities, friends, family, and fan mail.


This series begins with literary and topical correspondence first and follows with general correspondence, which comprises the bulk of the series.

Preferred Citation

Series 2: Correspondence; 1911-1979; Allen Tate Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Title Date Container
    Subseries 2A: Literary Correspondence 1927-1955 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 2B: Topical Correspondence 1930-1966 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 2C: General Correspondence 1911-1979 Explore Multiple Containers

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