Manuscripts Division

Manuscripts Division

Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Housed in Firestone Library, the Manuscripts Division of the Department of Special Collections includes material documenting 5000 years of recorded history and all parts of the world, with strengths in Western Europe, the Near East, the United States, and Latin America.

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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected papers of Lawrance Thompson, including manuscripts for his books on Robert Frost and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, lecture typescripts, and a small amount of correspondence (1936-1942) from the time he was Princeton University Library's Curator of Manuscripts and editor of the Princeton University Library Chronicle.
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Louis O. Coxe Collection, 1941-1977
C0210
14 boxes 5.4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Louis O. Coxe (Princeton Class of 1940) was a noted twentieth-century poet, playwright, and critic. The collection contains autograph and typescript versions of Coxe's poetry and sixteen of Coxe's notebooks. Also included are materials for the play Billy Budd, such as notes, drafts, worksheets, galley proofs, and production notes.
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Horton Davies Collection, 1951-1964
C1320
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
This is a collection of correspondence and selected writings of Horton Marlais Davies, a Princeton University professor of religion and author of many books on church history.
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Christopher Morley Collection, 1923-1942
C1138
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected manuscripts and correspondence of Christopher Morley, noted American author and editor of the Saturday Review of Literature.