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Collection Overview

Creator:
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963.
Title:
Goodwin Weinberg Collection of Aldous Huxley
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/xs55mc11z
Dates:
1908-1961 (mostly 1920-1955)
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Contains approximately 110 letters by Aldous Huxley written to various friends and associates, including Arnold Bennett, Basil Ashmore, Edith Sitwell, Osbert Sitwell, and the American photographer Sanford Roth, collected by Goodwin Weinberg (Princeton Class of 1929).

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection contains approximately 110 letters by Huxley written to various friends and associates, including Arnold Bennett, Basil Ashmore, Edith Sitwell, Osbert Sitwell, and the American photographer Sanford Roth, collected by Goodwin Weinberg (Princeton Class of 1929). Included with Huxley's letters to Roth are typescripts for his foreward to Roth's book of photographs, The French in Paris (1953), and two of Huxley's essays, "Stars and the Man" about the astronomer Edwin Hubble (1889-1953) and "A Conversation with Stravinsky" (1922) about Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971). Also present are Huxley's poem "Fifth Philosopher's Song," his contract (1931) for the play World of Light, and several letters by Julian and Leonard Huxley.

Collection Creator Biography:

Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963.

Aldous Huxley was a twentieth-century English novelist, essayist, poet, and playwright.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Goodwin Weinberg '29 (AM82-16, 82-107).

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

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:

Goodwin Weinberg Collection of Aldous Huxley; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/xs55mc11z
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1