Subseries 7A: Beach Family Photographs

2.0 boxes

This collection is stored at Firestone Library and Firestone Library.

This collection is stored on site at Firestone Library. Ernest Hemingway material and Box 180 are stored in special vault facilities.

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

Collection Creator: Beach, Sylvia..

Dates: 1894-1969.

Extent: 2.0 boxes

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Access to the photographs is restricted because surrogates are available for reference use. Researchers who feel they have a compelling reason to be granted access to the original photographs must request permission in advance from the Curator of Manuscripts ( ).


This subseries consists of images of Sylvia Beach and her family. Images of immediate family members, including the creator’s parents Reverend Sylvester Beach, mother and sisters Holly and Cyprian Beach that date after Sylvia Beach began her independent life (circa 1914) are located elsewhere in the collection.


This sub-series is organized by individual or family group in order of familial relationship to Sylvia Beach.

Preferred Citation

Subseries 7A: Beach Family Photographs; 1894-1969; Sylvia Beach Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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    Title Date Container
    Photographs: Sylvia, Holly and Cyprian Beach as Children 1894-1896 Box 160 Folder 1
    Print: Cyprian Beach as Princeton "Prom" Girl 1914 Box 160 Folder 2
    Photographs: Reverend Sylvester Beach 1926-1939 Box 160 Folder 3
    Photographs: Mrs. Eleanor O. Beach 1924 Box 160 Folder 4
    Negatives: Mr. And Mrs. Beach undated Box 177 Folder 1
    Photographs: Cyprian and Mrs. Beach undated Box 160 Folder 5
    Photographs: Cyprian Beach undated Box 160 Folder 6-7
    Photographs: Holly Beach Dennis 1917-1960s Box 160 Folder 8-9
    Photographs: Helen Jerome Eddy undated Box 160 Folder 10
    Photographs: Frederic Beach Dennis 1934-1960 Box 160 Folder 11
    Photographs: By Frederic Beach Dennis 1960-1961 Explore Multiple Containers
    Photographs: Frederic J. Dennis 1930-1935 Box 160 Folder 13
    Photographs: Frederic S. Dennis undated Box 160 Folder 14
    Photographs: Marguerite Wood MacCoy (Cousin) and Family undated Box 160 Folder 15
    Photographs: Doctor Thomas J. Orbison (Cousin) undated Box 160 Folder 16
    Photographs: Emma Virgina Beach (Reverend Beach's Sister) undated Box 160 Folder 17
    Photographs: Agnes Orbison (Aunt) and Mrs. Beach undated Box 160 Folder 18
    Photographs: Beach Family Group Pictures undated Box 160 Folder 19
    Photographs: Unidentified Family Members undated Box 160 Folder 20
    Photographs: "The Manse" - 26 Library Place, Princeton, New Jersey, Home of the Beach Family 1920s-1967 Box 160 Folder 21

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