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Collection Overview

Creator:
Stein, Aaron Marc, 1906-1985
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Aaron Marc Stein Mystery Novels
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/r494vk25x
Dates:
1930-1984
Size:
30 boxes and 9.7 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Boxes 1-29; 8a
Language:
English

Abstract

Contains manuscripts for 47 mystery novels written by American detective fiction writer Aaron Marc Stein.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

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.

Arrangement:

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.

Collection History

Acquisition:

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:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/r494vk25x
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184