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Emery, Steuart M. (Steuart Mackie), 1891-
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Steuart M. Emery Papers
Manuscripts Division
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1891-1937 (mostly 1904-1937)
4 boxes and 1.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-4


Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed matter of American novelist/dramatist Steuart M. Emery.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed matter of Emery. Included are approximately 40 short stories, some of which relate to World War I, such as "Aces of Hate," "The Brand of Silence," and "Skies of Steel"; two plays, Dinner Is Served and The Scalawag; several war poems; scripts from his Lawrenceville School student days; miscellaneous notes and synopses for plays and stories; and tearsheets and clippings of his stories and reviews. There are letters (1909-1922) to his mother, affectionate letters (1930-1936) from "Naomi," and miscellaneous personal and business correspondence. Also present are army documents (1917-1919), income tax returns, publisher's statements and contracts, and photographs of Emery, his family, and an unidentified military training camp. In addition, there are two war stories by Theodore Emery.


Arranged as follows: manuscripts (short stories, plays, scripts, etc., by title), miscellaneous notes, printed matter, correspondence, documents, photographs.

Collection Creator Biography:

Steuart M. Emery was an American journalist, novelist, and dramatist.

Collection History


Donated to Princeton University by A.P. Clark on March 18, 1964.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added by Kelly Rafey '16 in 2013

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:

Steuart M. Emery Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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