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Paul, Henry Neill, 1863-1954
Henry Neill Paul Papers
Manuscripts Division
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12 boxes
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-12


Consists of works, correspondence, and printed matter of Henry Neill Paul (Princeton Class of 1884). Also included is an autograph book and account books of family members.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of works, correspondence, and printed matter of Neill (Princeton Class of 1884), and an autograph book (1850) and account books (1846-1856, 1841-1843) of family members. The collection contains his essays on Shakespeare; notes and file cards, including a listing of "Editions of Shakespeare's Works Published in the United States" (1779-1910); and correspondence with scholars, libraries, universities, manuscripts dealers, and learned societies on Shakespeare and the interpretation of his plays. Also included are some minutes, correspondence, and notes of the Shakspere Society of Philadelphia. In addition, there are newspapers clippings about World War I.

Collection Creator Biography:

Paul, Henry Neill, 1863-1954

Henry Neill Paul (Princeton Class of 1884) was an American lawyer and collector of Skakespeareana.

Collection History

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

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

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:

Henry Neill Paul Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-12