Summary


Overview

Creator:

Wainwrigt, Alexander D. (Alexander Dallas), 1917-2000.

Title:

Alexander D. Wainwright Collection of Thomas Wolfe

Dates:

1924-1989

Size:

6 linear feet, 8 archival boxes, 3 flat print boxes, 1 oversize folder, 1 custom cases

Call number:

C0851

Storage note:

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

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

Location:

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

Language(s) of material:

English.


Abstract

Alexander D. Wainwright (Princeton Class of 1939) was an avid bookman and collector. He had a lengthy career at the Princeton University Library, serving as assistant university librarian for collection development and as curator of the Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists. His collection consists of of manuscripts, correspondence, drawings, and related material by and about Thomas Wolfe, the American novelist, playwright, and storywriter.