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"The Profession of Writing", dates not examined
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection contains manuscripts of Shellabarger (Princeton Class of 1909, English professor, 1914-1923) for two biographies-- The Chevalier Bayard (NY, London: The Century Co., 1928) and Lord Chesterfield (NY: The Macmillan Co., 1935) -- and five works of historical fiction -- Captain from Castile (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1945), The King's Cavalier (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1950), Lord Vanity (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1953), The Token (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1955), and Tolbecken (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1956) (published posthumously). A small amount of miscellaneous material includes a lecture (1938), "The Profession of Writing," a radio speech on education entitled "Town Meeting," a letter by Robert Kilburn Root, a letter to V. Lansing Collins II, reviews of Shellabarger's books, and promotional advertisements.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
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:
"The Profession of Writing"; Samuel Shellabarger Collection, C0218, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1