Biography and History

Born in 1902, C.T. Lanham was a life soldier who retired as a general. In 1944, during World War II, his troops were among the first to break out from Normandy, enter Paris, and attack the Siegfried Line in Germany. He became friends with writer/journalist Ernest Hemingway and corresponded with him for the next seventeen years. After the war, he was chief of troop information and education; post-retirement he was associate editor of Infantry Journal. He died in 1978.

Source: From the finding aid for C0067

Biography and History

Ernest Hemingway was an American novelist, storywriter, and journalist. An expatriate living in Paris after World War I, he became part of the "Lost Generaton" of American writers. He won the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea in 1953 and received the Nobel Prized for Literature in 1954. His writing style, characterized by economy and understatement, significantly influenced twentieth-century literature.

Source: From the finding aid for C0068

Biography and History

Ernest Hemingway was an American novelist, storywriter, and journalist from Oak Park, Illinois. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.

Source: From the finding aid for C0580

Biography and History

American novelist and Nobel Prize winner Ernest Hemingway and Milford J. Baker drove ambulances together on the Italian front in 1918 and later shared big-game hunting and gun-collecting interests.

Source: From the finding aid for C0699

  • Patrick Hemingway Papers. 1927-1961 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0066

    Consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, and miscellanea of Ernest Hemingway's middle son, Patrick (1928- ), and the Hemingway family.

  • Hemingway/Lanham Correspondence. 1944-1961 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0067

    Consists primarily of letters that American novelist Ernest Hemingway sent to his friend General C. T. Lanham during and after World War II, with related photographs.

  • Ernest Hemingway Collection. 1918-1974 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0068

    Consists of selected material by and about the American author and Nobel Prize winner Ernest Hemingway.

  • Archives of Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1786-2004 (inclusive), 1880s-1970s (bulk).

    Call Number: C0101

    This collection consists of virtually all of the surviving records of Scribners (1846-1984), the New York City publisher, and reflect aspects of all of its publishing functions (soliciting and acquiring books, editing manuscripts, printing and manufacturing books, advertising and publicizing publications) and business concerns (book and magazine publisher, retail bookstore, subscription books department, educational books department, printing press and bindery, rare books department). Included are files of editorial correspondence with authors, manufacturing records about book production, advertising records, author contracts, a collection of dust jackets, book catalogs, ledgers, and photographs. While there are gaps in most of the series or record groups, there are records representative of all of the firm's former permutations: Baker & Scribner, Charles Scribner & Co., Scribner, Armstrong & Co., Scribner, Armstrong & Welford, Scribner & Co., Charles Scribner's Sons. The bulk of the material (1880s-1970s), however, dates from the period when the publisher bore its most familiar name, "Charles Scribner's Sons." There is also material related to early publishers' organizations and international copyright.

  • Selected Papers of William B. Smith. 1918-1971 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0200

    Consists primarily of correspondence between childhood friends William B. Smith and Ernest Hemingway, the American author and Nobel Prize winner.

  • C. T. Lanham Papers on Ernest Hemingway. 1945-1978 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0305

    Charles Trueman Lanham was a life soldier who retired as a general and was also friends with Hemingway. The papers consist of Xerox copies of correspondence between Lanham and Hemingway, a chronology of his time in World War II, correspondence about Hemingway, and a draft of Carlos Baker’s biography of Hemingway.

  • R. Ellsworth Larsson Papers. 1929-1964 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0320

    Consists of poetry manuscripts, drawings, and correspondence of the American poet R. Ellsworth Larsson (1901- ).

  • Carlos Baker Collection of Ernest Hemingway. 1800s-1987 (inclusive), 1918-1967 (bulk).

    Call Number: C0365

    Consists primarily of Carlos Baker's working papers and biographical files used in preparation of his biography Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story (1969). This was the fourth book on Hemingway written or edited by Baker (1909-1987), a Princeton professor and author. Also present are manuscripts for a novel and book of poetry by Baker, unrelated to his work on Hemingway.

  • Ernest Hemingway Documents and Tax-related Papers. 1940-1945 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0580

    Contains material relating to Hemingway's income tax preparations for the years 1940-1945.

  • Ernest Hemingway and Milford J. Baker Correspondence. 1930-1932 (bulk), 1918-1969 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0699

    Consists primarily of correspondence between American novelist Ernest Hemingway and his friend Milford J. Baker.

  • Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., Files of Hemingway and Pound. 1932-1952 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0716

    Consists of selected files from the offices of Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., New York City publishers.

  • Noël Riley Fitch Papers. 1858-2012 (inclusive), 1965-1995 (bulk).

    Call Number: C0841

    Consists of the writings, correspondence, interviews, printed works, and other additional papers of the American educator and author Noël Riley Fitch (1937- ). Also included are a selection of Sylvia Beach papers that Fitch consulted for her book Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties (1983).

  • Frederic J. Agate Papers. 1918.

    Call Number: C0974

    The Frederic J. Agate Papers consists of letters, a diary, and miscellanea documenting the World War I experience of the American Red Cross Ambulance Corps driver Frederic J. Agate.

  • Walter Houk Collection of Ernest Hemingway. 1946-2010 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C1390

    Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, stenographer's notebooks, photographs, and nautical charts associated with Walter and Juanita Houk's years in Havana, Cuba, documenting their friendship with the Nobel prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway and his wife, Mary.

  • William Dodge Horne collection of Ernest Hemingway. 1928-2012 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C1435

    William Horne and Ernest Hemingway were lifelong friends. Horne met Hemingway while a volunteer ambulance driver for the American Red Cross during World War I. They were stationed in Schio, Italy, and drove together on the same ambulance. After Hemingway's failed engagement to Agnes von Kurowsky, they shared an apartment in Chicago during the fall of 1920. When Hemingway married Hadley Richardson in September 1921, Horne was in the wedding party. When the writer died in 1961, Horne was an honorary pallbearer. Contains eight Horne-Hemingway items: a copy of a photograph of Frances Horne [Bunny] and Hemingway in Wyoming in 1928; an autograph signed letter by Ernest Hemingway (with postcript by wife Pauline) to "Dearest Bunny and Horney" [Frances and William Horne], dated 9 September [1929], 2 pp., with envelope; an autograph signed letter by Hemingway to "Dear 'Orny" [Horne], dated 1 June [1930], 2 pp., with 5 pp. of fishing gear advertisements with holograph annotations, with envelope; a typed letter (copy) (dictated to Pauline by Hemingway) to "Dear Horny," dated 23 November [1930], on hospital X-ray form; a typed letter (copy) (dictated to Pauline by Hemingway) to "Dear Horney," dated 26 December [1930], 1 p.; autograph signed letter by Hemingway to "Dear Horney" [William Horne], dated 25 March [1931], 1 p., with envelope; a color copy of a telegram sent by Mary and Ernest Hemingway to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Dodge Horne on the occasion of their wedding, 17 September 1955; and a compact disc recording of "Memories of Ernest Hemingway by William Dodge Horne, Jr., whose grandson, William C. Horne, taped the conversation during an English class at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, IL on May 8, 1975"; 1 p.; Also included are a copy of Horne's first person article "The Hemingway I Remember," "as told to Virginia Kleitz Moseley," that appeared in November 5, 1979, issue of the Princeton Alumni Weekly, and a short piece (2012) about Horne's gift of a Hemingway trunk to the Hemingway Museum in Oak Park, Illinois.