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Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Selected Papers of A. Edward Newton
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
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Firestone Library (mss): Box 1


Consists of letters by and collected by the American essayist, bibliophile, and author Alfred Edward Newton (1863-1940).

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of letters by Newton, letters collected by him, and miscellaneous materials. Newton's correspondents include Baron Godfrey Rathbone Benson Charnwood, James L. Ford, Ronald Knox, Richard Le Gallienne, Shane Leslie, E. V. Lucas, Christopher Morley, Charles. G. Osgood, Agnes Repplier, Melancthon Woolsey Stryker, and Francis Wilson. In addition, there are autograph letters by Williams Hazlitt, Jr., Thomas Jefferson Hogg, William James Linton, and Theodosia Trollope. Among the miscellaneous materials is a typewritten copy of an article on Edward Bok's book Twice Thirty by Joseph Collins.

The following standard abbreviations, or their variations, are used to identify materials in this collection: ALS = autograph letter signed, TLS = typed letter signed, ANS = autograph note signed, AMsS = autograph manuscript signed, and TMsS = typed manuscript signed.

Collection Creator Biography:

Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940

Alfred Edward Newton (1863-1940) was an American essayist, bibliophile, and author.

Collection History


The collection is comprised of papers removed from the books donated to Princeton University by A. Edward Newton.

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.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Rachel Jordan in 2004. Finding aid written by Rachel Jordan in 2004.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Selected Papers of A. Edward Newton; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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