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Morris, Lloyd R., 1893-1954
Lloyd R. Morris Manuscripts
Manuscripts Division
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circa 1948-1950
2 boxes and 0.4 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-2


Consists of typescripts and related material for American author Lloyd R. Morris's Not So Long Ago (1949) and William James (1950).

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of the corrected, typed manuscript (598 pp.) of Morris's social history Not So Long Ago; original typescript of William James (116 pp.), with printer's corrections and instructions; author galley proofs of the same (29 pp.), with printer's corrections; sample proofs, and other publisher's ephemera. Also included with the William James typescript is a cover letter from Morris to Charles Scribner's Sons, and a dedication of the book to Irita Van Doren.


Organized by manuscript type and then by sections.

Collection Creator Biography:

Morris, Lloyd R., 1893-1954

Lloyd R. Morris was an American author and critic.

Morris, Lloyd R., 1893-1954

Lloyd R. Morris was an American author and critic.

Collection History


Gift of the author, 1950. AM 14049, 14237.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '2015 in 2013.

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '2015 in 2013.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing 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:

Lloyd R. Morris Manuscripts; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
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Existence and Location of Copies

Not So Long Ago was published under same title (New York, N.Y.: Random House, 1949)

William James was published under the same title (New York, N.Y.: Scribner's, 1950)

Subject Terms:
Social changee -- United States -- 20th century.
Genre Terms:
Correspondence -- 20th century
Ephemera -- 20th century
Galley Proofs (Printing) -- 20th century.
Manuscripts (for publication) -- 20th century.
Typescripts -- 20th century.
James, William, 1842-1910.
United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.