Contents and Arrangement

Series 1: Thomas Wolfe Collection, 1758-2000 June

11 boxes

Collection Overview

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.


This series is arranged into nine subseries: Writings, Correspondence, Documents, Drawings, Photographs, Adaptations of Thomas Wolfe's Work, Papers of Others About Thomas Wolfe, Miscellaneous Material, and Oversize Material.

Collection History

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:

Series 1: Thomas Wolfe Collection; Alexander D. Wainwright Collection of Thomas Wolfe, C0851, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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