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Collection Overview

Creator:
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972.
Title:
Edmund Wilson Letters to Margaret Rullman
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/9s161621n
Dates:
circa 1900-1977 1950-1971 (mostly 1950-1971)
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of over thirty letters and cards from American literary critic Edmund Wilson (Princeton Class of 1916) to Margaret Rullman, a childhood friend.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of over thirty letters and cards from Wilson (Princeton Class of 1916) to Margaret Rullman, a childhood friend. Among the photographs included are pictures of the author as a child. In addition, there are newspaper clippings of articles relating to Wilson's career.

Collection Creator Biography:

Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972.

A graduate of Princeton (Class of 1916), where he befriended F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edmund Wilson became an important American literary critic, essayist, and journalist. Many consider Wilson the preeminent American literary critic of his day and, perhaps, of the twentieth century.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Mrs. Walter A. Rullman, March 26, 1980 (AM80-102).

Appraisal

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:

Edmund Wilson Letters to Margaret Rullman; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/9s161621n
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1

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