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Collection Overview

Creator:
Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989.
Title:
Daphne Du Maurier Letters to Douglas Black
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/5q47rn79v
Dates:
1947-1976
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of letters and cards by British novelist Daphne Du Maurier to her American publisher, Douglas Black, who was president of Doubleday &Co.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of letters and cards by Du Maurier to her American publisher, Douglas Black, who was president of Doubleday & Co. from 1946 to 1963. There are 15 letters concerning literary and personal matters, and 13 Christmas cards, spanning the years 1947 to 1976. Also present are several photographs of Du Maurier and her home in Cornwall, England, an invitation to her daughter Flavia's wedding, and three letters by her husband, Sir Frederick Browning, to the Black family.

Collection Creator Biography:

Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989.

Daphne du Maurier was a noted British author of plays, novels, and short stories.

Collection History

Acquisition:

This collection was purchased from David J. Holmes, Autographs, in 1999.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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:

Daphne Du Maurier Letters to Douglas Black; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/5q47rn79v
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1