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Riley Optical Company, dates not examined
Collection Description & Creator Information
Consists of correspondence and manuscripts of authors published by the firm, letterbooks, financial records, inventory records, copyright records, advertising records, trade catalogs, stockholder records, and a series consisting of photographs, publicity materials, and clippings relating to Robert Frost. Authors represented include Robert Frost, Henry Adams, William James, Carl Sandburg, John Dewey, Albert Schweitzer, Hamlin Garland, and H. L. Mencken.
- Custodial History:
Representatives of the University Club in New York City, from whom the Library received a small addition of publishing correspondence (AM 2019-13), believe they received this material from Henry Holt around the time that the bulk of the archives were acquired by Princeton.
- 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:
Riley Optical Company; Archives of Henry Holt and Company, C0100, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 107
- Frost, Robert, 1874-1963.