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Collection Overview

Creator:
Brandt & Brandt
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Brandt & Brandt Contract Files
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/sj139194m
Dates:
1907-1997
Size:
51 boxes, 2 items, and 22.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-51
Language:
English

Abstract

The Brandt & Brandt Contract Files consists primarily of contract files from Brandt & Brandt, the New York City literary agency, for published works where the rights have reverted to the author. Some represented authors are Margaret Banning, Bessie Brewer, Raymond Chandler, Carlos Fuentes, Arthur Machen, Mary McCarthy, Derek Patmore, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Wallace Stegner. The Fuentes material (1967-1995) is extensive and covers a fuller range of literary agency activities.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists primarily of contract files from Brandt & Brandt, the New York City literary agency, for published works where the rights have reverted to the author. Some represented authors are Margaret Banning, Bessie Brewer, Raymond Chandler, Arthur Machen, Mary McCarthy, Derek Patmore, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Carlos Fuentes. The Fuentes material (1967-1995) is extensive and covers a fuller range of literary agency activities.

Arrangement:

Arranged by accession, then in alphabetical order; Fuentes material (boxes 15-20) arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Brandt & Brandt

Brandt & Brandt is an American literary agency founded in 1912.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Carl D. Brandt. Author contract files are a gift of Charles Schelessiger and Gail Hochmann.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

This collection was initially processed in 1995. Finding aid written in 1995 and updated as needed, most recently in 2010.

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:

Brandt & Brandt Contract Files; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/sj139194m
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
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