Contents and Arrangement

Series 5: Documents, dates not examined

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of various drafts--most of which are incomplete--for several works of fiction of Bennett (Princeton Class of 1943), as well as poems, travel writings, transcripts of radio broadcasts, photographs, documents, printed material, and papers of other persons. Novels represented are In the Shadow of Etna, Sons of Rich Men, Strawberry Leaves, and The Trevor and Townshend Fortunes; his novel Luxury Cruise is represented by reviews, advertisements, and a hardbound copy of the book, but only a synopsis of it exists in holograph form. In addition, there are his letters to Dr. and Mrs. Percy Wood and a copy of his will.

The following standard abbreviations, or their variations, are used to identify materials in this collection: ALS = autograph letter signed, TLS = typed letter signed, ACS = autograph card signed, AMsS = autograph manuscript signed, and TMsS = typed manuscript signed.

Arrangement

Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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:

Series 5: Documents; Joseph D. Bennett Papers, C0041, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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

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