Parrish, Morris Longstreth, 1867-1944.


M. L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists


1806-1958 (mostly 1830s-1930s)


72.9 linear feet, 81 archival boxes, 1 half-size archival box, plus 17 shelves holding bound and unbound manuscripts and oversize containers of additional literary material, including artwork

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This collection is stored at Firestone Library and Firestone Library.

This collection is stored onsite at Firestone Library. Series 1-3 are stored in special vault facilities; see the section on Access below for details.

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


Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
One Washington Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA

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The Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists, consisting of the library of books, manuscripts, photographs, artwork, and ephemera as collected by Morris Longstreth Parrish, Class of 1888, came to Princeton University in 1944 as a bequest. This finding aid focuses on Parrish's original collection of manuscripts, both bound and unbound, and includes his correspondence (related to his collecting activities) and letters both to and from many of the Victorian authors, as well as the manuscript and related (non-book) items given to and/or acquired for the collection by the Princeton University Library in subsequent years.

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