- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
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Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Some names include the following: Chinua Achebe, Richard Adams, Sherwood Anderson (est. 2006), Arna Bontemps (est. 2005), J.S. Borthwick, Malcolm Braly, Steve Breen, Pearl S. Buck, Sheila Burnford, Robert Byrne, James M. Cain, Krista Cantrell, John Dickson Carr, Agatha Christie, Elizabeth Dewberry, Joan Dial, Stephen Dobyns, John Dunning, and David Edmonds and John Eidinow.
Arranged alphabetically by date.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by numerous staff over the years as additions arrived. The finding aid was written by Karla Vecchia in 2002. This was updated by Traci Ballou in 2006. The finding aid was updated again in 2018 by Chloe Pfendler with the addition of AM 2019-34. Box and folder inventories prepared by Ben Roberts and Carlos Giron.
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
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.
- 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:
A-F; Archives of Harold Ober Associates, C0129, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 762