Contents and Arrangement

Typescript, undated

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged alphabetically by title (of Symons' work) and author (of others' work).

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

In 2023, restrictions on original material where researchers were required to use a surrogate were lifted as part of a restrictions review project.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Typescript; Arthur Symons Papers, C0182, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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Related Materials

Additional Arthur Symons materials are to be found in the following Princeton University Library Collections:

Sylvia Beach Correspondence

Letters of Symons and his wife Rhoda to Sylvia Beach. Mostly business-oriented.

Rodin Collection

11 letters to Symons from Rodin (1902-1911)

J. Harlin O'Connell Collection of the 1890s


Autograph manuscript of Tristan and Iseult, two signed drafts of part of Act I, and the signed, revised draft of Act III in autograph and typescript. A letter of Symons to John Quinn is included.

Originial autograph manuscript of "Marseilles." Laid in is a letter from Symons to Edward Martin. 5 pp.

Proof sheets, with many correction, of the Fool of the World and Other Poems.

Manuscript notebook containing six manuscript pages of notes, in Symons' hand, for an article entitled "The Symphony of Snakes," with several pages of notes for a bibliography of Arthur Symons.

"Dieppe: 1895", pages from The Savoy, for January 1896, heavily corrected in Symons' hand.

Two third-person autograph letters to an unspecified correspondent, concerning George Moore's Martin Luther.

There are also several, very ephemeral pieces which include such items as a return address, torn from a package, in Symons's hand.

Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795.
Casanova, Giacomo, 1725-1798.
Giorgone, 1477-1510
Goldoni, Carlo, 1707-1793.
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
Harris, Frank, 1856-1931
John, Gwen, 1876-1939
Symonds, John Addington, 1840-1893
Verlaine, Paul, 1844-1896.
Vidocq, Eugène François, 1775-1857.
Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Auguste, comte de, 1838-1889