Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Parrott, Thomas Marc, 1866-1960
Thomas Marc Parrott Papers
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
1882-1957 (mostly 1915-1952)
23 boxes and 13.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (scarcpxm): Boxes 1-21; A; B


Consists of papers of American Shakespearean scholar Thomas Marc Parrott (Princeton Class of 1888), as well as printed matter and some works of other authors.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of works, correspondence, documents, photographs, a commonplace book, scrapbooks, and notebooks of Parrott (Princeton Class of 1888), as well as printed matter and some works of other authors. Included are two manuscripts of his books, Shakespearean Comedy (1949) and Companion to Victorian Literature (1955, co-authored by Robert Bernard Martin), articles, many on Shakespearean subjects, book reviews, lectures on various Shakespeare plays, essays written while an undergraduate, and an incomplete version of Parrott's senior thesis, "Non-dramatic Poems of Robert Browning."



Collection Creator Biography:

Parrott, Thomas Marc, 1866-1960

An American educator and author, Thomas Marc Parrott was a Shakespearean scholar who taught in Princeton's English Department from 1896 to 1935.

Collection History


Gift of Prof. Thomas Marc Parrott. Letters from Parrott to Lockert are a gift of Lacy Lockert. Notes on Browning were transferred from Mudd Library. Photographs of Parrott are a gift of Prof. Maurice W. Kelley.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

The contents list was compiled by Rafael Abrahams in July 2010.

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:

Thomas Marc Parrott Papers; 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:
ReCAP (scarcpxm): Boxes 1-21; A; B

Find More

Existence and Location of Copies

Publications by Parrott: Shakespearean Comedy (New York: Oxford University Press, 1949); A Companion to Victorian Literature (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955), with Robert Bernard Martin.

Subject Terms:
English literature -- 19th century.
Genre Terms:
Commonplace books.
Princeton University
Browning, Robert, 1812-1889.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.