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Collection Overview

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.
Ernest Hemingway and Milford J. Baker Correspondence
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
1918-1969 (mostly 1930-1932)
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1


Consists primarily of correspondence between American novelist Ernest Hemingway and his friend Milford J. Baker.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists primarily of correspondence between Hemingway and Milford J. Baker. Also included are several photographs of Hemingway and others taken during World War I, as well as newspaper clippings and printed articles about Hemingway.

Collection Creator Biography:

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.

Ernest Hemingway was an American novelist, storywriter, and journalist from Oak Park, Illinois. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.

Collection History


The collection was given to the Library by Mrs. Milford J. Baker in 1970.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

In 2022, restrictions on Ernest Hemingway letters where researchers were required to use surrogates were lifted as part of a restrictions review project.

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:

Ernest Hemingway and Milford J. Baker Correspondence; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1