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Thielen, Benedict, 1902-1965
Benedict Thielen Letters to Frederic Roderigo Gruger, Jr
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
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Firestone Library (mss): Box 1


Consists of letters by American novelist Benedict Thielen (Princeton Class of 1923) to Frederic Roderigo Gruger, Jr.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of letters by Thielen (Princeton Class of 1923) to Frederic Roderigo Gruger, Jr., dating from their college years at Princeton and Yale, respectively, until a few years before Thielen's death, as well as some photographs and printed matter. Many of the letters are in French.


Arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Thielen, Benedict, 1902-1965

An American novelist, Thielen was the author of such works as Deep Streets (1932), Dinosaur Tracks and Other Stories (1937), and Friday at Noon (1947).

Collection History


This collection was the gift of Mr. Frederic R. Gruger, Jr. in 1985.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

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:

Benedict Thielen Letters to Frederic Roderigo Gruger, Jr; 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 (mss): Box 1