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Collection Overview

Creator:
Seitz, Don C. (Don Carlos), 1862-1935
Title:
Don C. Seitz Papers
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/1v53jx00g
Dates:
1854-1930
Size:
7 boxes
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-7
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of research notes, articles, bibliographies, photographs, and printed matter of Don C. Seitz, American journalist, poet, and business manager of the New York World (1898–1923).

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of research notes, articles, bibliographies, photographs, and printed matter of Seitz. The bibliographies primarily cover pirates, buccaneers, privateers, filibusters, and adventurers of various sorts; included are manuscripts for Paul Jones: His Exploits in English Seas During 1778-1780 (NY: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1917) and The Tryal of Capt. William Kidd For Murther & Privacy Upon Six Several Indictments (N.Y.: R.R. Wilson, 1936). There are also bibliographies of American humorists, such as Mark Twain, James Whitcomb Riley, and Eugene Field, as well as notes, articles, and photographs concerning Artemus Ward, James Gordon Bennett, Walt Whitman's home, Indian treaties, Mormons, Henry M. Stanley, and William Walker and his invasion of Nicaragua. In addition, there are poems by Seitz, including the collection Traveller: Poems of Life and Longing.

Collection Creator Biography:

Seitz, Don C. (Don Carlos), 1862-1935

Don C. Seitz was a journalist, poet, and business manager of the New York World (1898–1923). He also wrote biographies of Joseph Pulitzer and Horace Greeley, among others.

Collection History

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 2002. Finding aid written in 2002.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Don C. Seitz Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/1v53jx00g
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-7