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Collection Overview

Creator:
More, Paul Elmer, 1864-1937
Title:
Paul Elmer More Correspondence
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/ng451h56n
Dates:
1916-1936
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of correspondence between Paul Elmer More and the Princeton University Press, which published several of his books during the period from 1916 to 1936.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence between More and the Princeton University Press, which published several of his books during the period from 1916 to 1936. Among the books discussed are Platonism (1917), Religion of Plato (1921), and The Christ of the New Testament (1924).

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

More, Paul Elmer, 1864-1937

Paul Elmer More, American essayist and critic, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on December 12, 1864. More taught Sanskrit at Harvard (1894-1895) and Bryn Mawr (1895-1897). He was literary editor for The Independent for three years and associated with the New York Evening Post for six years. During 1919 he lectured on Plato at Princeton University. More was associated with Irving Babbitt (founder and champion of humanism) of the modern humanistic movement. He authored many critical essays which were published in more than eleven volumes.

Collection History

Acquisition:

The gift of Princeton University Professor P.R. Coleman-Norton '19 in 1962.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Credit this material:

Paul Elmer More Correspondence; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/ng451h56n
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1