Contents and Arrangement

Custom of the Country, 1913

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection contains corrected typescripts for installments of three Wharton novels ( Sanctuary, The Custom of the Country, and A Son at the Front) which were serialized in Scribner's Magazine and corrected typescripts for background and prefatory material for two other novels ( Ethan Frome and House of Mirth). The collection also contains corrected typescripts for several non-fiction articles, including "In Alsace" (1915), "Note on Moroccan Architecture" (1920?), "Marcel Proust" (1925), and "The Writing of Fiction" (1925), as well as an autograph manuscript of "George Cabot Lodge" (1917), a Scribner's article.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

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:

Custom of the Country; Edith Wharton Manuscripts, C0118, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
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