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Hanford, James Holly, 1882-1969
James Holly Hanford Correspondence
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1


Consists of selected letters to American scholar and educator James Holly Hanford, most of them concerning his studies of John Milton.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of selected letters to Hanford, most of them concerning his studies of John Milton. Correspondents include Cleanth Brooks, Lewis Gannett, Paul Green, Hiram Haydn, Howard Mumford Jones, and Louise Tharp.

Collection Creator Biography:

Hanford, James Holly, 1882-1969

American professor James Holly Hanford was a well-known scholar of the British poet John Milton and Restoration period literature.

Collection History


Source unknown (AM21982).


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

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.

Credit this material:

James Holly Hanford Correspondence; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1