Manuscripts Division

Manuscripts Division

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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 responses from the public to Bennet Cerf's appeal (1946) to readers of his "Trade Winds" column in the Saturday Review of Literature on the question of the exclusion of Ezra Pound's poetry from an anthology of English and American poetry being published by Random House.
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Ezra Pound Collection, 1908-1956
C1173
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and documents of and about Ezra Pound, who was one of the most ambitious, influential, and innovative American poets of the modernist period.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Contains five typescript translations by American poet Ezra Pound of Japanese Noh plays by Zeami Motokiyo (1363-1443), H. Monogatei, and others, and several essays and miscellaneous notes by Pound.
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Ezra Pound Translations of Greek Drama, 1957
C0301
1 box 0.4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of typescripts, with holograph emendations, of American poet Ezra Pound's English translations of Sophocles' Electra and The Women of Trachis.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of the records of The Hudson Review, one of the most notable and influential American literary quarterlies of the post-World War II era. Reflecting the history of this New York City-based magazine, the bulk of material dates from 1947 to 2014. In addition, there are extensive personal and family papers of founding editor Frederick Morgan (1922-2004), who was also a published poet and translator.
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Louise Bogan Papers, 1936-1954
C0109
5 boxes 2.1 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists primarily of drafts, notes, fragments and final copies of American poet Louise Bogan's critical essays on modern literature, published in prestigious American journals. There are a few poetry manuscripts and even fewer pieces of correspondence.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Samuel Putnam (1892-1950) was an American author, translator, and editor. The collection reflects the work of Putnam during the period he lived with his family in France, emphasizing his work as editor of The New Review. Correspondents include Ezra Pound, who served as associate editor for four issues, Richard Aldington, William Aspenwall Bradley, and Ford Madox Ford, as well as over 100 other literary and artistic figures.
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Sylvia Beach Papers, 1872-1999
C0108
180 boxes 1 object 78.3 linear feet

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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
This collection documents the life and activities of Sylvia Beach (1887-1962), the American author, publisher, and owner of the Paris bookshop Shakespeare Company, the Paris bookshop that was a meeting-point for French, English, Irish and American writers during the 1920's and 1930's. The collection consists largely of files relating to Shakespeare Company; Beach's writings and translations, in particular her memoir Shakespeare Company ; and files relating to the circle of artists and writers surrounding her throughout her life. Included are family, personal, and business correspondence; business records of Shakespeare Company; personal and family records; manuscripts and artwork by members of her circle; photographs; and memorabilia.