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Subseries 1D: Poems by Allen Tate, 1921-1952
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Consists of poems by Allen Tate, including "Aeneas at New York," "Fragment of a Meditation," and "Sonnet to Beauty," as well as others.
Many of the folders contain autograph notes, written by Allen Tate, that describe what the manuscript is (including whether it is a first draft, revision, final copy, etc.) as well as when he wrote it. Many of these notes also contain the name of the individual who proofread or edited his works.
This subseries begins with miscellaneous or unidentified poems, notes on poems, and proof sheets for miscellaneous poems and then continues with Allen Tate's poems arranged in alphabetical order.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed and the finding aid written in 1993.
A revision of series and box numbers was done by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2013, although much of the exisiting finding aid remained intact.
In 2022, restrictions on an Ernest Hemingway letter where researchers were required to use surrogates were lifted as part of a restrictions review project.
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:
Subseries 1D: Poems by Allen Tate; Allen Tate Papers, C0106, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 5-7