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The Embellishment of Life: printed with holograph corrections and TMs, dates not examined
Collection Description & Creator Information
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.
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:
The Embellishment of Life: printed with holograph corrections and TMs; Don C. Seitz Papers, C0044, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 3