Summary


Overview

Creator:

Taylor, Robert Hill, 1908-1985

Title:

Robert H. Taylor Collection of English and American Literature

Dates:

1280s-1958 (mostly 1800s-1930s)

Size:

33.5 linear feet, 30 archival boxes, plus 17 boxes of artwork, 7 shelves of bound manuscripts

Call number:

RTC01

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

The Robert H. Taylor Collection consists of over 4,000 rare books and 3,300 manuscripts illustrating in their wide range the scope of English literature from the fourteenth century to the 1940s. This finding aid focuses on the modern manuscripts, both bound and unbound, in the collection, which is designated "RTC01" within the Manuscripts Division of the Rare Books and Special Collections Department of the Princeton University Library. However, a brief listing of the collection's Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts is included.


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