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Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
This file group includes correspondence of Vail Motter with various libraries, universities, and former students, along with drafts, outlines, and notes for his writings, including nonfiction book projects and reports on his travels, reviews, fiction, plays, and poetry.
Original order was maintained.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
Folder inventory prepared by Alex Rodgers '2013 in 2011. Inventory for 2014 accession added by Kristine Gift.
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.
- 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:
AM-2015-22; T. H. Vail Motter Papers, C0670, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 9-10
- Existence and Location of Copies
Publications: The School Drama in England (London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1929); Heaven on Friday, A Fantasy in Three Scenes (New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1930); The Writings of Arthur Hallam (New York: Modern Language Association of America, Oxford University Press, 1943), collected and edited by Motter; The Persian Corridor and Aid to Russia (Washington: Dept. of the Army, 1952); Leaders of Men by Woodrow Wilson (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1952), edited by Motter.
- Hallam, Arthur Henry, 1811-1833
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892.
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.