Series 4: Works by Carlos Baker

5 boxes

This collection is stored at Firestone Library and Firestone Library.

This collection is stored onsite at Firestone Library. Original Hemingway letters in box 12, folder 1 and box 3, folder 23A are stored in special vault facilities.

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

Collection Creator: Baker, Carlos, 1909-1987..

Dates: 1963-1975.

Extent: 5 boxes

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Researchers may be required to use surrogates of collection items stored in special vault facilities. Consult curator for access.


Consists of typed drafts (chapters 7-11), a final typed version (chapters 1-11), uncorrected proofs, and a blank dummy book with dust jacket for Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story (1969), and two works unrelated to Baker's work on Hemingway, a typescript for a novel, The Land of Rumbelow (1963), and a typescript for A Year and a Day: Poems (1963). Included is a folder of correspondence generated while Baker served on the Pulitzer Prize jury in 1975.


Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Preferred Citation

Series 4: Works by Carlos Baker; 1963-1975; Carlos Baker Collection of Ernest Hemingway, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Request Checked Items
    Title Date Container
    Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story undated Explore Multiple Containers
    The Land of Rumbelow undated Explore Multiple Containers
    A Year and a Day: Poems (typed manuscripts with proof corrections) undated Box 31, Folder 7
    Pulitzer Prize Fiction Jury correspondence 1975 Box 31, Folder 8
    A Friend in Power: typescript marked for the printer undated Box 31A