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- Stein, Aaron Marc, 1906-1985
- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Aaron Marc Stein Mystery Novels
- Manuscripts Division
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- 30 boxes and 9.7 linear feet
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Boxes 1-29; 8a
Contains manuscripts for 47 mystery novels written by American detective fiction writer Aaron Marc Stein.
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection contains typescripts and galley proofs of 47 of Aaron Marc Stein's mystery novels written under his own name and pseudonyms "George Bagby" and "Hampton Stone," one typescript and published edition of the short story "Stamped and Self-Addressed," and typescripts/offprints of five articles and one foreword. Also included is the original design for the jacket of the novel Her Body Speaks.
The manuscripts are arranged chronologically by publication date.
- Collection Creator Biography:
A graduate of Princeton University (Class of 1927), Aaron Marc Stein was a prolific detective fiction writer who wrote under the pseudonyms of George Bagby (the Inspector Schmidt series) and Hampton Stone (stories about N.Y. Assistant DA Jeremiah Gibson). Under his own name Stein created the archaeologist detectives Timm Mulligan and Elsie Mae Hunt. Stein died in 1985.
Gift of the author. Various AM.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information:
Folder Inventory added by Jameson Creager '2015 in 2012.
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:
Aaron Marc Stein Mystery Novels; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Alternative Form Available:
All of these works were published, most by Doubleday.
- Subject Terms:
- Detective and mystery stories, American -- 20th century.
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Manuscripts.
- Genre Terms:
- Fiction -- 20th century.
Galley proofs -- 20th century.
Manuscripts for publication -- 20th century