Contents and Arrangement

Cowley, Malcolm, dates not examined

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


This subseries is organized alphabetically by correspondent's last name or subject, as appropriate.


Location of Printed Books Removed for Cataloging

Ex Balzac: La Femme de Trente Ans(1912), front cover torn off, inscribed "To Sylvia with love from Mother, Christmas 1913."

Ex Balzac: Ursule Mirouët(1913), front cover torn torn off, inscribed "Eleanor Beach from Sylvester, Christmas 1913, Princeton."

Ex Balzac: La Fausse Maitresse(1912), poor condition, signed "Sylvia Beach, Princeton, 1915."

Ex Beckett, Samuel and others: Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress(London: Faber and Faber, 1961), inscribed "For Holly with the ex-publishers love, Sylvia, February 1962."

Ex Beach Comité Walt Whitman de Paris: "Exposition Walt Whitman, du 20 avril au 20 juin 1926" (Paris: Shakespeare and Co., 1926).

Ex Mervine, William M.: Harris, Dunlop, Valentine and Allied Families: Compiled for Mary (Harris) Morris(Philadelphia: Edward S. Paret Co., printed for private circulation only, 1920), copy no. 21 of 100 printed; [Mary (Harris) Morris was SB's aunt, from the library of Holly Beach Dennis].

Ex Archives Record of the Class of Eighteen Hundred and Seventy-Six of Princeton College, No. V. 1876-1891 (Rev. Sylvester W. Beach).

Archives Record of the Class of Eighteen Hundred and Seventy-Six of Princeton University, No. VII. 1876-1901 (Rev. Sylvester W. Beach).

Ex Weld, John: Fly Away Home(Santa Barbara: Mission Pub., 1991), presentation copy to NRF by the author.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Barbara Volz in 1998. Finding aid written by Barabara Voz in 1998, with additions by Karla J. Vecchia in 2002.

Materials donated after the initial accessions were added to the Additional Papers series and are minimally processed.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. 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:

Cowley, Malcolm; Noël Riley Fitch Papers, C0841, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Existence and Location of Copies

Some of the manuscripts and notes found in draft form in the collection came to print in the following publications: Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties(New York: W. W. Norton, 1983), and Walks in Hemingway's Paris: A Guide for the Literary Traveler(New York: St. Martins, 1990) by Noël Riley Fitch; and Shakespeare and Company (London: Faber and Faber, 1959) by Sylvia Beach.

Related Materials

Researchers working with the papers of Noël Riley Fitch Papers may also be interested to consult the Sylvia Beach Papers (C0108).

Shakespeare and Company (Paris, France)
Beach, Sylvia
Beach, Sylvia
Beach, Sylvia
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. (1899-1961)
McDougall, Richard