Series 5: Family Records

11 boxes (1 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: 1872-1967.

Extent: 11 boxes (1 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 Family Records series contains material relating to the Beach family but not directly involving Sylvia Beach. It includes correspondence between family members as well as files documenting certain family members' activities. The latter include correspondence with others, creative works, and documentation of their business activities. Also includes biographical reference material.


Arranged starting with family correspondence, then alphabetically by name of family member.

Preferred Citation

Series 5: Family Records; 1872-1967; Sylvia Beach Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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    Title Date Container
    Family Correspondence 1911-1949 Explore Multiple Containers
    Beach, Sylvester 1872-1967 Explore Multiple Containers
    Beach, Eleanor O. 1911-1927 Explore Multiple Containers
    Beach, Eleanor (Cyprian) 1905-1952 Explore Multiple Containers
    Beach (Dennis), Holly and Frederic J. Dennis 1924 August 24-1962 Explore Multiple Containers
    Beach Family Coat of Arms undated Box 154

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