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Seitz, Don C. (Don Carlos), 1862-1935
Don C. Seitz Papers
Manuscripts Division
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7 boxes
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  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-7


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

Scope and Contents

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 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:

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

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-7