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Paul, Henry Neill, 1863-1954
Henry Neill Paul Papers
Manuscripts Division
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12 boxes
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): 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


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 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:

Henry Neill Paul Papers; 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 1-12