Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Raymond, Landon Thomas, 1897-1988.
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Landon T. Raymond Papers on the Class of 1917
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/pz50gw123
Dates:
1913-1973
Size:
4 boxes and 2 folders
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-4
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of typescripts of letters by Landon T. Raymond (Princeton Class of 1917) to his parents and other family members while at Princeton University and overseas during World War I; a diary for 1918; a file of correspondence related to his collection of books by and about members of the Class of 1917, especially F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of typescripts of letters (1913-1919) by Raymond (Princeton Class of 1917) to his parents and other family members while at Princeton University and overseas during World War I; a diary for 1918; a file of correspondence related to his collection of books by and about members of the Class of 1917, especially F. Scott Fitzgerald; and subject files about Fitzgerald and others. Correspondents include Matthew Bruccoli, Sheilah Graham, Henry Dan Piper, and Andrew Turnbull.

Collection Creator Biography:

A member of Princeton's Class of 1917, Landon T. Raymond was a businessman and book collector.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Landen T. Raymond '1917.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed in 2002. Finding aid written in 2002.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

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:

Landon T. Raymond Papers on the Class of 1917; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/pz50gw123
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184