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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 (scarcpxm): 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

Scope and Contents

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 copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

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

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-2

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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.