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Creator:
Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960
Title:
Eden Phillpotts Collection
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8336h192c
Dates:
1906-1977
Size:
1 box and 0.25 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Eden Phillpotts was a prolific and popular English novelist, playwright, and poet. Papers consist of about 120 letters by Phillpotts to G. Herbert Thring and Denys Killam Roberts of the Society of Authors and Macleod Yearsley regarding the publishing of his works. Additions to the collection include 64 letters, printed matter and newspaper clippings (1921-1960) about Phillpotts and his works.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of about 120 letters by Phillpotts to G. Herbert Thring and Denys Killam Roberts of the Society of Authors and Macleod Yearsley, his physician, regarding the publishing of his works, including new editions, foreign rights, stage performances, translations, arrangements with various publishing houses, and financial details, and containing comments on other writers, such as Thomas Hardy.

Additions to the collection include 64 letters (1946-1960) by Phillpotts to Waveney Girvan, editor of The West Country Magazine, letters to William Percival Farren, Mrs. K. Fraser, Malcolm Morley, and others, and copies of a few miscellaneous letters; also included is printed matter and newspaper clippings (1921-1960) about Phillpotts and his works.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960

Phillpotts was a prolific and popular English novelist, playwright, and poet.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Purchased from David Holmes.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 2002. Finding aid written in 2002.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

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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:

Eden Phillpotts Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8336h192c
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1