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Smith, Harvey, 1894-1969
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Harvey Smith Novels
Manuscripts Division
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3 boxes and 1.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): 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


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.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added by Kelly Rafey '16 in 2013.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The 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.

Credit this material:

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

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Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
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Alternative Form Available:

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