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Series 1: Writings, 1923 May-1927 October 3
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Consists of autograph and typed manuscripts and some complete sets of galley and page proofs, many with autograph revisions and annotations, of Frank Harris's writings arranged alphabetically by title. They include: his autobiography My Life and Loves (Volumes I, II and III/IV); essays from Contemporary Portraits (Fourth and Fifth Series) and Confessional; The Veils of Isis and Other Stories; and the novel Pantopia. There are also miscellaneous essays by Harris which may or may not have been previously published, and additional draft material on a variety of topics.
Manuscripts by Harris arranged alphabetically, for the most part, by title.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Sylvia Yu in 2000. Finding aid written by Sylvia Yu in 2000.
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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.
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Series 1: Writings; Esar Levine Collection of Frank Harris, C0873, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-5
The Frank Harris manuscripts found in draft and/or proof form in the collection came to print in the following publications: Latest Contemporary Portraits (Macauley, New York, 1927), My Life and Loves (Frank Harris Publishing Company, New York, 1925), Confessional (Panurge Press, New York, 1930), and Pantopia (Panurge Press, New York, 1930).
Books about Harris: Harris, Frank. My Life and Loves (five volumes). Edited and with an introduction by John F. Gallagher. W.H. Allen, London, 1964. Pullar, Phillippa. Frank Harris. Hamish Hamilton, London, 1975. Pearsall, Robert B. Frank Harris. Twayne Publishers, New York, 1970. Root, E. Merrill. Frank Harris. Odyssey Press, New York, 1947. The Playwright and the Pirate, Bernard Shaw and Frank Harris: A Correspondence. Edited and with an introduction by Stanley Weintraub. The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1982.
- Harris, Frank, 1856-1931