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- Wainwright, Alexander D.
- Alexander D. Wainwright Collection of Thomas Wolfe
- Manuscripts Division
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- 13 boxes and 4 items
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-13
Alexander D. Wainwright (Princeton Class of 1939) was an avid bookman and collector. He had a lengthy career at the Princeton University Library, serving as assistant university librarian for collection development and as curator of the Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists. His collection consists of of manuscripts, correspondence, drawings, and related material by and about Thomas Wolfe, the American novelist, playwright, and storywriter.
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of Wainwright's collection of manuscripts, correspondence, drawings, and related material by and about Thomas Wolfe, the American novelist, playwright, and storywriter. The collection contains a selection of Wolfe's papers (writings, correspondence, documents, and drawings), adaptations by others of some of his works, papers relating to Wolfe, and correspondence of Wainwright concerning the collection.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Wainwright, Alexander D.
A member of the Princeton Class of 1939, Wainwright was an avid bookman and collector. He had a lengthy career at the Princeton University Library, retiring in 1982 as assistant university librarian for collection development. He continued working part-time for the rest of his life in the Dept. of Special Collections as curator of the Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists.
Gift of Alexander D. Wainwright and niece Christine Wainwright.
No appraisal information is available.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing 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:
Alexander D. Wainwright Collection of Thomas Wolfe; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184