Biography and History

Zelda Fitzgerald (1900-1948) was an American author and wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Source: From the finding aid for C0183


  • Novelists, American -- 20th century..
  • Women novelists, American -- 20th century..
  • Zelda Fitzgerald Papers. 1917-1997 (inclusive), 1920-1950 (bulk).

    Call Number: C0183

    The Zelda Fitzgerald Papers consists of manuscripts, correspondence, miscellaneous notes and related material, documents, pictures, clippings, and photographs of American author Zelda Fitzgerald.

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers. 1897-1944 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0187

    The F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers (C0187) is a comprehensive literary archive containing the original manuscripts, working drafts, corrected galleys, personal and professional correspondence, autobiographical scrapbooks, photographs, and other original materials of F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), Princeton Class of 1917.

  • John Biggs Collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald Estate Papers. 1936-1978 (inclusive), 1940-1949 (bulk).

    Call Number: C0628

    Consists of the correspondence and legal documents of John Biggs (Princeton Class of 1918) accumulated as executor and trustee of the estate of F. Scott Fitzgerald (Princeton Class of 1917).

  • Craig House Medical Records on Zelda Fitzgerald. 1932-1934 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0745

    Zelda Fitzgerald, wife of the American novelist and storywriter F. Scott Fitzgerald, wrote of their turbulent life and marriage in her novel Save Me the Waltz (1932). This collection consists of psychiatric evaluations, correspondence, and reports concerning Zelda Fitzgerald when she was a patient at Craig House, Beacon, N.Y., under the care of Dr. C. Jonathan Slocum.