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General Correspondence, 1932-1977
Collection Description & Creator Information
Consists of papers of Ellen McCarter Doubleday. Included is correspondence of both Ellen and Nelson Doubleday with Daphne Du Maurier, W. Somerset Maugham, Noel Coward, Sinclair Lewis, Thomas Costain, Ellen Glasgow, Edna Ferber, Kenneth Roberts, Booth Tarkington, and other Doubleday authors; Du Maurier's typescript for a play entitled Mother and a photocopy of her notebook for Rebecca (1938); a great deal of social correspondence with English and American friends; correspondence with their children and other family members; correspondence with doctors and others concerning Nelson Doubleday's illness and letters of condolence on his death; and documents concerning the estates of Frank Nelson Doubleday (1862-1934) and Nelson Doubleday and various trust disputes.
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Collection is open for research use.
- 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:
General Correspondence; Ellen McCarter Doubleday Papers, C0747, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-9