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Mason, F. van Wyck (Francis van Wyck), 1901-1978
F. Van Wyck Mason's "Stars on the Sea" Typescript
Manuscripts Division
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Consists of the printer's typescript for American novelist F. Van Wyck Mason's novel Stars on the Sea.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of the typescript from which type was set for F. Van Wyck Mason's novel Stars on the Sea.

Collection Creator Biography:

Mason, F. van Wyck (Francis van Wyck), 1901-1978

F. Van Wyck Mason was an American historian and novelist. He had a long and prolific career as a writer spanning 50 years and including 65 published detective and historical novels. He died in 1978.

Collection History


AM 12246.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '15 in 2013.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research/

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

F. Van Wyck Mason's "Stars on the Sea" Typescript; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184

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Existence and Location of Copies

Published under same title (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1940)

Subject Terms:
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Manuscripts.
Genre Terms:
Fiction -- 20th century.
Manuscripts (for publication) -- 20th century.