Series 4: Personal Records

25 boxes (4 partial)

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: 1912-1964 May 27.

Extent: 25 boxes (4 partial)

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 ( ).

Original Hemingway is restricted. Surrogates are available for use.


The Personal Records series contains material relating to Sylvia Beach's personal activities. It includes awards and honors received, appointment books and calendars, travel files, financial information, and files relating to her homes in France.


Arranged alphabetically by topic.

Preferred Citation

Series 4: Personal Records; 1912-1964 May 27; Sylvia Beach Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Title Date Container
    Awards and Distinctions 1912-1959 Explore Multiple Containers
    Bourré 1940-1962 Explore Multiple Containers
    Les Déserts / La Féclaz 1937-1962 Explore Multiple Containers
    Appointments, Addresses, Calendars 1916-1962 Explore Multiple Containers
    Finances 1916-1962 Explore Multiple Containers
    Travel 1916-1962 Explore Multiple Containers
    World War II 1939-1945 Explore Multiple Containers
    Magazine Articles on Sylvia Beach 1923 March 11-1964 May 27 Explore Multiple Containers
    Miscellaneous 1917-1962 Explore Multiple Containers

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