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Notes, Correspondence, Photos, "Academy Acceptance Speech", 1958-1964
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists chiefly of manuscripts of John O'hara, as well as selected correspondence. The manuscripts are for two novels by O'Hara: an uncorrected galley proof for advance readers of A Rage to Live (1949), and notes, corrected typescripts, galley proofs, and a copy of O'Hara's speech (1956) accepting the National Book Award for Ten North Frederick (1955).
Additional accessions include correspondence by O'hara to various individuals, including James E. Gowen, Barklie Henry, and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Troxell.
- 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:
Notes, Correspondence, Photos, "Academy Acceptance Speech"; John O'Hara Collection, C0217, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 5