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Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection contains correspondence received by Pershing regarding his book The Different States of the First Edition of Paradise Lost (London: The Bibliographical Society, 1941) and the public sale of his libray, as well as seven notebooks bibliographically documenting his library: "Descriptive Catalogue, English and American Poetry, Mainly First Editions" (Vols. I-V), "Vol. VI, Prose Works, Mainly First Editions," and "Descriptive Catalogue, Vol. VII, Miscellaneous." Correspondents include H. Buxton Forman, Lawrance Thompson, book collectors, and librarians and directors of leading American and British libraries.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- 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:
Correspondence; James H. Pershing Papers, C0957, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1