Contents and Arrangement

Modern Painting, dates not examined

1 volume

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


This collection consists of scrapbooks reflecting the professional and private life of Van Dine, including articles by and about him (1926-1930), reviews of his books, motion pictures, and radio plays, his literary and art criticism, and miscellaneous and general notes (1926-1937). There are scrapbooks of material about his marriage (1931), dogs and kennels (1930-1934), and death (1939), as well as scrapbooks of articles from the Los Angeles Times book page (1908-1913) and the San Francisco Bulletin (1919) in which he used his real name, Willard Huntington Wright.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Modern Painting; S. S. Van Dine Scrapbooks, C0346, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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