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Series 2: Correspondence, 1954-1973
Collection Description & Creator Information
Contains various drafts of books of Holden (Class of 1915)-- Death and the Strange Star (unpublished), Murder Breeds Murder(unpublished), The Arrow at the Heel (NY: Henry Holt, 1940), The Reminding Salt (NY: Dodd, Mead, 1964), Selected Poems (NY: Henry Holt, 1946), The Merrimack (NY: Rinehart, 1958), All About Famous Scientific Expeditions (NY: Random House, 1955), Famous Fossil Finds: Great Discoveries in Paleontology (NY: Dodd, Mead, 1966), Secrets in the Dust (NY: Dodd, Mead, 1959), and Wildlife Mysteries (NY: Dodd, Mead, 1972)--as well as versions of some of his short stories, poems, and articles. Included is sizeable correspondence from John Hall Wheelock, Raymond T. Bond, John Holmes, Morton Dauwen Zabel, and Vilhjalmur Stefansson, and there is correspondence from contemporary poets in response to a 1946 survey conducted by Holden and Sara Henderson Hay. The collection concludes with documents, printed material, and papers of other persons.
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
- 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 2: Correspondence; Raymond Holden Papers, C0046, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 4-6