Contents and Arrangement

Old Boy, 1945 August

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection contains various drafts and/or corrected typescripts of short stories, articles, and five novels of Thielen (Princeton Class of 1923): Women in the Sun , Deep Streets, Deep Streets, Stevie, The Lost Men, and Friday at Noon. Included also is Thielen's correspondence with Gregory Mason, Ruth Fitch Mason, and Eliot Fitch Bartlett.

Additions to the collection include correspondence of Thielen, 1920s-1960s; manuscripts of early, unpublished novels and a play; part of a journal; drafts of unpublished, and copies of published, stories and articles; issues of Holiday magazine (1957-1966) containing Thielen pieces.

Collection History

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

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:

Old Boy; Benedict Thielen Papers, C0048, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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