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Drake, Elliott, 1930
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of select manuscripts and correspondence of Ford Madox Ford. The five manuscripts included are two collections of his poems, entitled New Poems (holograph manuscript, 34 pp.) and Poems in Two Keys (typed manuscript, 26 pp.); a preface to Robinson Crusoe (typed manuscript, 10 pp.); a poem, "Claire de Lune" (holograph manuscript, 3 pp.); and "Epilogue" (ca. 1917, both holograph and typed manuscript, 16 pp.), an unpublished work, and two holograph poems titled "To a Tudor Tune" and "A Night Piece". The rest of the collection consists of approximately 100 letters by and to Ford, along with related correspondence from publishers, authors, and relatives, including Alec Waugh, Eden Phillpotts, Violet Hueffer, and the literary agent James Brand Pinker.
- Custodial History:
The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Collection is open for research use.
- 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:
Drake, Elliott; Princeton University Library Collection on Ford Madox Ford Collection, C0158, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
- Pinker, James B.