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Wheelwright, Jere, 1905?-1961
Historical Novels of Jere Wheelwright
Manuscripts Division
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5 boxes
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ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-5


Consists of signed typescripts and galley proofs for four works of historical fiction by author Jere Wheelwright (1905-1961), (Princeton Class of 1927).

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of signed typescripts and galley proofs for four works of historical fiction by Wheelwright (Princeton Class of 1927): Gentlemen Hush! (1948) and The Gray Captain (1954) on the Civil War, and The Strong Room (1948) and The Wolfshead (1949) on the English Tudor period.


This collection is arranged alphabetically by title of novel.

Collection Creator Biography:

Wheelwright, Jere, 1905?-1961

Jere Wheelwright was an American author of historical novels. He graduated from Princeton University in 1927.

Collection History

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Feng Zhu '14 in 2013.

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:

Historical Novels of Jere Wheelwright; 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 (rcpxm): Box 1-5

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Existence and Location of Copies

Publications: Gentlemen Hush! (New York: Scribner's Sons, 1948), The Gray Captain (New York: Scribner's Sons, 1948), The Strong Room (New York : Scribner's Sons, 1949), The Wolfshead (New York: Scribner, 1954).

Subject Terms:
Historical fiction, American -- 20th century.
Novelists, American -- 20th century--Manuscripts.
Genre Terms:
Typescripts -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603 -- Fiction.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction.