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Locke, W. J, 1919-1920
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of letters to Maurice from 117 19th- and early 20th-century American writers. Maurice was an editor of the Bookman from 1899 to 1916, a member of the Players Club, a book reviewer and columnist, and a writer about writers. Many of the letters are in response to Maurice's 1922 request for the most interesting letter an author had received from the general public. A smaller section of the collection deals with the Players Club, and a 1929 series on how authors came to write certain of their books. Included are letters of Booth Tarkington and Samuel Hopkins Adams.
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:
Locke, W. J; Arthur Bartlett Maurice Correspondence, C0102, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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