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Norris, Frank, 1907-1967
Frank Norris Novels
Manuscripts Division
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2 boxes and 0.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1-2


Consists of manuscripts for two works of fiction by American novelist Frank Norris (Princeton Class of 1929).

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of two works of fiction by Norris (Princeton Class of 1929), including a typescript with holograph corrections and two sets of galley proofs for Nutro 29 (1950), and a typescript with holograph corrections and a bound proof copy for Tower in the West (1957).

Collection Creator Biography:

Norris, Frank, 1907-1967

Frank Norris was an American novelist active during the Progressive Era and writing predominantly in the naturalist genre.

Collection History


Gift of author.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory prepared by Gregory Kohles '2013 in 2011.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing 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:

Frank Norris Novels; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1-2

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Existence and Location of Copies

Publications by Norris: Nutro 29 (NY: Rinehart, 1950), Tower in the West (NY: Harper, 1957).

Subject Terms:
American fiction -- 20th century.
Novelists, American -- 20th century.
Genre Terms:
Drafts (preliminary versions)
Galley Proofs (Printing) -- 20th century.