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Subseries 2B: Personal Correspondence, 1948-1954
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The personal correspondence is minimal but includes nine items from E. M. Forster, the British novelist, one of which deals at length with Merrick's earliest work, The Strumpet Wind. A Christmas card, undated, includes a picture of Forster in his study. There is also a note from composer Leonard Cohen who knew Merrick from having spent much time in the Greek islands.
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Margaret Sherry in 1996. Finding aid written by Margaret Sherry in 1996.
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.
- 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:
Subseries 2B: Personal Correspondence; Gordon Merrick Papers, C0691, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 19
- Hulse, Charles G.