Havelock Ellis Correspondence
Permanent URL: http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8g84mm32r
- Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939
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- Havelock Ellis Correspondence
- Consists of 12 letters by Havelock Ellis, the British pioneering sexologist, to author Mrs. William B. D. Field, and three drafts of Mrs. Field's letters to Ellis.
- 0.2 linear feet
- 1 half-size archival box
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- Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA
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- Storage note:
- This collection is stored onsite at Firestone Library.
Havelock Ellis was a British medical doctor, pioneering sexologist, and prolific author.
The collection consists of 12 letters by Ellis, the pioneering sexologist and prolific author, to Mrs. William B. D. Field, and three drafts of Mrs. Field's letters to Ellis. The letters discuss Mrs. Field's trip to Russia and her proposed book on its social, sexual, and political conditions and birth control, and offer advice on writing.
Also included is a photograph of Ellis in his Sussex garden, and a carbon typescript of Mrs. Field's article "The New Father," written by her in response to a chapter entitled "The New Mother" in Ellis' book More Essays of Love and Virtue.
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The collection is open for research.
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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Associate University Librarian for Rare Books and Special Collections. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
Acquisition and Appraisal
Provenance and Acquisition
This collection was purchased from David J. Holmes, Autographs, in 1999.
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Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Havelock Ellis Correspondence, Box and Folder Number; Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
- Birth control -- Great Britain -- 20th century.
- Sexologists -- Great Britain -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
- Russia -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
- Correspondence -- 20th century.
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