Summary


Overview

Creator:

Dennis, Holly Beach

Title:

Holly Beach Dennis Letters to Frederic Dennis

Dates:

1955-1956

Size:

0.21 linear ft, 1 half-sized box

Call number:

C1540

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

Holly Beach Dennis was the oldest sister of Sylvia Beach, who was the founder and owner of the bookstore Shakespeare and Company, as well as publisher and friend of authors such as James Joyce and Ernest Hemingway. This collection consists of correspondence between Holly Beach and her son, Frederic. Many of the letters make some mention Sylvia. Also included in this collection are a few childhood photographs of Holly, Sylvia, and their youngest sister Cyprian.


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