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Studies on Milton: Samson Agonistes, circa 1960-1970
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection contains correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, and printed matter of American educator and librarian, Maurice Kelley (Princeton Class of 1934). Also included are correspondence of Kelley and Hamilton Cottier, with a journal (1935), concerning the Princeton Bibliographical Society; correspondence and newspaper reviews of Kelley's book about John Milton, This Great Argument (1941); general correspondence; a few personal photographs; and newspaper clippings about a bicycle trip taken by Kelley in 1940 to Canada over Benedict Arnold's trail. Includes letters written during World War II from students to Kelley, and material relating to his service as acting librarian of Princeton's Firestone Library (1951-1953). There is also a framed expression of appreciation from the library staff to Kelley upon his return to the English Dept. in 1953.
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This collection is open for research.
- 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.
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Studies on Milton: Samson Agonistes; Maurice Kelley Collection, C0457, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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