Putnam, George Palmer,
George Palmer Putnam Collection
1813-1888 (mostly 1853-1855)
7 linear feet, 10 boxes, 2 flat cases
Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books
and Special Collections
One Washington Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA
Consists primarily of authors' correspondence, accompanied by related artwork,
pertaining to G.P. Putnam & Co.'s publishing enterprise from before the Civil War.
In addition to the correspondence and a scrapbook of miscellaneous material, the
collection contains drafts of articles intended for the anthology Homes of American Authors (1853), as well as manuscript material by George
Bethune and Francis Hawks.