Contents and Arrangement

Notes, dates not examined

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of Spaeth's works, correspondence, diaries, photographs, scrapbooks, and printed matter. His works--notes, outlines and lectures for English courses at Princeton, addresses on educational, literary, and scholarly topics, and poetry--comprise the great bulk of the collection, but it also includes professional and personal correspondence as well as several diaries and copybooks (1938-1952) containing notes on summer reading, thoughts on his trip to Germany (1938), and comments on the international situation prior to World War II. In addition, there are photographs, including one of John Ruskin, scrapbooks, offprints of articles written by Spaeth, other printed material, souvenir programs, and newspaper clippings.

Collection History

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.

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:

Notes; J. Duncan Spaeth Collection, C0351, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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