Robert H. Taylor Collection of English and American Literature
1280s-1950 (mostly 1800s-1930s)
28.2 linear feet, 23 archival boxes; 7 shelves of bound manuscripts, plus 18 drawers of artwork
Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
One Washington Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA
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.