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Smith, Harvey (1894-1969)
Harvey Smith Novels
Manuscripts Division
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3 boxes and 1.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-3


Consists of manuscripts and related material for four works of fiction by American novelist Harvey Smith (Princeton Class of 1917).

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of manuscripts and related material for four works of fiction by Smith (Princeton Class of 1917). Included are corrected page proofs, reviews, and related correspondence for Shelter Bay (1964), tales of the Quebec north shore in the 1920s; a typescript, publicity matter, a scrapbook of clippings, and related correspondence for The Gang's All Here (1941), a humorous satire on college reunions; and typescripts for Twin Pines and Other Highlights in the Lives of the Horace W. Osbornes (1947), and Nine to Five (1944).


Arranged as follows: Shelter Bay--page proofs, correspondence, clippings; Twin Pines . . .--typescripts; Nine to Five--typescripts; The Gang's All Here--typescript, correspondence, printed matter, scrapbook (in flat box).

Collection Creator Biography:


Harvey Smith was an American novelist and storywriter.

Collection History


Donated to Princeton University by Landon Raymond '17 in 1946.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Kelly Rafey '16 in 2013.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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:

Harvey Smith Novels; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
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Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-3

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Existence and Location of Copies

Publications by Smith: The Gang's All Here (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1941), Nine to Five (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944), Twin Pines and Other Highlights in the Lives of the Horace W. Osbornes (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947), and Shelter Bay (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1964).

Subject Terms:
Class reunions -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Manuscripts -- 20th century.
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
Genre Terms:
Correspondence -- 20th century
Quebec (Province) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.