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Richards, Grant, 1872-1948 and Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Princeton University Library Collection of Grant Richards Correspondence
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.4 linear feet
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Firestone Library (mss): Box B-000804


Consists of personal correspondence between British publisher and author Grant Richards, and many of the authors with whom he worked.

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of letters written to British publisher and author, Grant Richards, from various actors, illustrators, journalists, writers, and other figures in the literary world, including George Blake and George Calderon. While many of the letters pertain to the publishing business, the collection also includes invitations and other personal correspondence.


Primarily arranged alphabetically by author.

Collection History


The entire collection was purchased in 1954 (AM 15234) with the exception of the Richard Marsh letters, which were purchased in 2016 (AM 2016-49).


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 2002. Finding aid written in 2002.

Finding aid updated by Faith Charlton in 2016.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing 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:

Princeton University Library Collection of Grant Richards Correspondence; 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:
Firestone Library (mss): Box B-000804