Contents and Arrangement

Kipling, Rudyard, 1913

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged in alphabetical order by correspondent, then chronologically.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Anna Bialek in July and August of 2005. The finding aid was written by Anna Bialek in the summer of 2005, incorporating detailed calendars compiled by Howard C. Rice, Jr., in 1961, which he revised in 1964.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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:

Kipling, Rudyard; Frank N. Doubleday and Nelson Doubleday Collection, C0162, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Related Materials

The Ellen McCarter Doubleday Papers (C0747) contains additional Doubleday family papers. Included is correspondence of both Ellen and Nelson Doubleday with Thomas Costain, Noel Coward, Daphne Du Maurier, Edna Ferber, Ellen Glasgow, Sinclair Lewis, W. Somerset Maugham, Kenneth Roberts, Booth Tarkington, and other Doubleday authors; Du Maurier's typescript for a play entitled "Mother" and a photocopy of her notebook for Rebecca (1938); a great deal of social correspondence with English and American friends; correspondence with their children and other family members; correspondence with doctors and others concerning Nelson Doubleday's illness and letters of condolence on his death; and documents concerning the estates of Frank Nelson Doubleday and Nelson Doubleday and various trust disputes.


Former Assistant Librarian for Special Collections Howard C. Rice, Jr., wrote about the Princeton Doubleday collection in two articles in the Princeton University Library Chronicle: Volume XXII (spring 1961), pp. 105-117, and Volume XXIV (spring 1963), pp. 191-196.

Doubleday, Doran & Company
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924
Doubleday, Nelson
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936.
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936.
Maugham, W. Somerset. (William Somerset), 1874-1965.