Contents and Arrangement

Letters from Hemingway to Horace Brisbin Liveright, 1925

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection contains autograph and typed manuscripts of two articles, "Bullfighting, Sport and Industry" and "Cracking the Siegfried Line"; a signed, autograph manuscript of the short story "A Day's Wait"; the uncorrected galleys of Death in the Afternoon; and a signed carbon of The Torrents of Spring with an inscription to Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. Also included is correspondence with friends, as well as photographs, printed material, and other related items.

A more recent accession is a videocassette of a documentary film made for television, entitled "Biography: Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling with Life" (1998), produced by Crisman Films, Inc., for the Arts & Entertainment Network. Chronicling Hemingway's life, the film is narrated by Mariel Hemingway and contains reminiscences by Hemingway's sons Jack and Gregory, A. E. Hotchner, Clara Spiegel, Gregorio Fuentes, Charles Scribner III, and others.

Further additions consist of a typescript of Hemingway's dispatches or press releases sent from Spain dated between April and Octover, 1937; a letter to his son Gigi (August 21, 1950), a letter to Joseph H. Barach (Sept. 12, 1952), and a letter of Pauline Pfeiffer (Hemingway) to their son Gigi (August 24).

Collection History

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

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.

Permission is required to quote. Check with the Manuscripts Division for details.

Credit this material:

Letters from Hemingway to Horace Brisbin Liveright; Ernest Hemingway Collection, C0068, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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