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Minnigerode, Meade, 1887-1967
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Meade Minnigerode Collection on The Terror of Peru
Manuscripts Division
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  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1


Consists of the typed manuscript and galley proofs of the novel The Terror of Peru by the American biographer and historical novelist Meade Minnigerode.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the typed manuscript (carbon) marked for the printer of Minnigerode's novel The Terror of Peru, together with two sets of marked galleys.


The collection has been organized by material type.

Collection Creator Biography:

Minnigerode, Meade, 1887-1967

Minnigerode was an American biographer and historical novelist.

Collection History


Originally, this collection formed part of Princeton's Archives of American Literature.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Rachel Jordan in 2004. Finding aid written by Rachel Jordan in 2004.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Meade Minnigerode Collection on The Terror of Peru; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1

Find More


The manuscripts found in draft form in the collection came to print in the following publication: Terror of Peru (NY: Farrar & Rhinehart, 1940).

Genre Terms:
Manuscripts (for publication).
Peru -- History -- 1548-1820 -- Fiction.