Contents and Arrangement

Mortier, Alfred, 1865-1937

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists primarily of 67 letters by Merrill to Thomas Brown Rudmose-Brown, a friend and the author of French Literary Studies (1917), which contains a chapter about Merrill concerning the Symbolist movement. Also included are 15 letters to Gabriel Mourey, an art critic; three letters to Jean Moréas, a fellow supporter of the Symbolist movement; and two letters to Alfred Mortier, a literary critic and author. Also present is an undated autograph manuscript of a poem by Merrill entitled "Le Vrai Temple," a small selection of miscellaneous material, and a letter by Merrill to an unknown recipient.

The following standard abbreviations, or their variations, are used to identify materials in this collection: ALS = autograph letter signed and AMsS = autograph manuscript signed

Collection History

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

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:

Mortier, Alfred; Stuart Merrill Collection, C0794, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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