Contents and Arrangement

The Courtesy of the Road, undated

1 folder

Collection Overview

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.

Collection History

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:

The Courtesy of the Road; Steuart M. Emery Papers, C0220, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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