Contents and Arrangement

Printed Writings by Others, 1940s-1958

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of annotated publications of writings by others that Mortimer collected, including C. Day Lewis, "The Newborn D.M.B." (29 April, 1957), poem leaflet signed by Lewis with an inscription to Mortimer, no. 96 of 200 copies; "The Christmas Card Planned" by Rose Macaulay for 1958 (sent in her memory); Duncan Grant Mortimer, The Penguin Modern Painters (London: Penguin Books, 1944), signed presentation copy; Victor Passmore, "London Painter-Printers; John Harrison, French Painting & Original Prints" (London: Redfern Gallery Ltd., [1950-1], with a pencil sketch by Harrison, signed for Mortimer, Christmas 1950, and 15 black and white photographs of exhibited works; George Rylands, "The Poet and the Player", Shakespeare Survey, no. 7 (7 November 1954), offprint; G.R. de Beer, "The Malady of Edward Gibbon, F.R.S.", Notes and Records of the Royal Society, 7, no. 1 [194?], offprint; Claire E. Griffin, "Britain: A Case for Americans" in Michigan Business Studies, X, no. 3 (1950); and Harry Elmer Barnes, "Hiroshima: Assault on a Beaten Foe," reprint from the National Review (10 May 1958), leaflet.


Roughly grouped by material type.

Collection History


AM 2017-66


No materials were separated during 2016 processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Teresa T. Basler in 2004. Finding aid written by Teresa T. Basler in 2004. The 2016 addition was processed by Kelly Bolding in December 2016, with assistance from Sophia Alvarez '18 and Fiona Bell '18. Finding aid updated by Kelly Bolding in December 2016.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Printed Writings by Others; Princeton University Library Collection of Raymond Mortimer Materials, C0271, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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