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Collection Overview

Braziller, George, 1917-
Archives of George Braziller, Inc
Manuscripts Division
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59 boxes and 24.6 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Boxes 1-58; 12A


George Braziller, Inc., is an independent publishing firm founded by George Braziller in 1955. This collection consists of the firm's records, including press releases, reviews, correspondence and business files.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of records, including press releases, reviews, correspondence and business files, of George Braziller, Inc.


Arranged in one alphabetical author/title series.

Collection Creator Biography:

Braziller, George, 1917-

George Braziller, Inc., is an independent publishing firm founded by George Braziller in 1955. The firm is best known for its art and architecture titles and for literature from abroad, but it also published works in the fields of history, philosophy, music, and the social sciences. Furthermore, Braziller published a number of series of works, such as the American Artist series, begun in 1965, the Library of Illuminated Manuscripts, which included facsimiles of the Tres Riches Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry (1969), and The Hours of Catherine of Cleves (1966), the Masters of World Architecture, Arts of Mankind, and the Braziller Series of Poetry, begun in 1970. A few of the many authors published by Braziller include Meyer Schapiro, Emmanuel Leroy Ladurie, Pavel Kohout, Octavio Paz, Ned Rorem, Beryl Bainbridge, Erich Kahler, Ronald J. Glasser, Anselm Kiefer, Jean-Paul Sartre, Claude Mauriac, and David Malouf.

Collection History


Gift of the author.


No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish Janet Frame material must be obtained from the Janet Frame Literary Trust, P.O. Box 6160, Dunedin, New Zealand (phone: +64 3 4559397). Single copies may be made for research purposes. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Archives of George Braziller, Inc; 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): Boxes 1-58; 12A