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Farrar & Rinehart
Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., Files of Hemingway and Pound
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
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Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1


Consists of selected files from the offices of Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., New York City publishers.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of selected files from the offices of Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., New York City publishers: 1) Ernest Hemingway correspondence, 1951-1952 (6 letters by him, 9 letters to him), with Rinehart & Company concerning the publication of Philip Young's biography Ernest Hemingway (1952); 2) Ezra Pound material, 1932-1951, consisting of 3 letters by him, 2 letters to him, 2 contracts, and approximately 70 letters by the staff of Farrar & Rinehart and others primarily concerning various sections of Pound's Cantos.

Collection Creator Biography:

Farrar & Rinehart

Farrar & Rinehart (1929–1946) was a United States book publishing company founded in New York. Farrar & Rinehart enjoyed success with both nonfiction and novels, notably, the landmark Rivers of America Series and the first ten books in the Nero Wolfe corpus of Rex Stout. In 1943 the company was recognized with the first Carey-Thomas Award for creative publishing presented by Publishers Weekly. The firm later became Rinehart & Company, Inc.

Collection History




No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

In 2022, restrictions on the Ernest Hemingway correspondence 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:

Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., Files of Hemingway and Pound; 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