Contents and Arrangement

Documents arranged chronologically, 1880-1935

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists primarily of manuscripts of Whitman, as well as correspondence and documents concerning their publication and the career of the author. Among the manuscripts are A Future (n.d.), "Helen" [1945?], and "Long Before Hatred" [1946?]. Correspondents include Harold Norling Swanson, Frederick Lewis Allen, Hugh MacNair Kahler, Harold Ober, Cecille B. DeMille, Whitney Darrow, and Robert Sterling Yard. Among the documents are copyrights for several of the author's works and agreements between the author and his publishers and literary agents.

Collection History

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:

The collection is open for research.

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:

Documents arranged chronologically; Stephen French Whitman Collection, C0178, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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