- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
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- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections and Milberg, Leonard L.
- Leonard L. Milberg '53 Collection of Manuscripts, Correspondence, and Photographs
- Manuscripts Division
- Permanent URL:
- 5 boxes and 2.4 linear feet
- Storage Note:
This collection is stored onsite at Firestone Library.
Consists of an open collection of manuscript material related to print collections of Leonard L. Milberg (Princeton Class of 1953): Leonard L. Milberg Collection of American Poetry, Leonard L. Milberg Irish Theater Collection, and the Leonard L. Milberg Collection of Jewish-American Writers.
Collection Description & Creator Information
This is an open collection of manuscript materials related to Milberg's print collections: Leonard L. Milberg Collection of American Poetry, Leonard L. Milberg Irish Theater Collection, and the Leonard L. Milberg Collection of Jewish-American Writers. Authors represented in the collection include Samuel Beckett, Maria Edgeworth, Seamus Heaney, and Philip Roth. Other materials document the history of Jewish people in the Caribbean Islands, Latin America, and North America from the 18th century through the early 20th century.
Acquisitions are arranged alphabetically by author.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Leonard L. Milberg is a member of the Princeton University Class of 1953 and chairman of Milberg Factors, Inc.
Gift of Leonard L. Milberg beginning in 2004: (AM 2004-97, 2005-63, 2005-64, 2005-126, AM 2006-124, 2009-67, 2009-112, 2009-139, 2010-1, 2010-10, 2010-57, 2010-74, 2011-48, 2011-68, 2012-24, 2012-99, 2013-40, 2013-56, 2013-90, 2014-111, 2015-68, 2015-78, 2016-1, 2016-109, 2017-14, 2018-60, 2019-32, 2020-58).
Other materials were transferred from printed collections purchased by Milberg for the Library: Transferred from EX book: 3692.6.394 in 2004 (AM 2005-52). 5 Letters from Elizabeth Brown transferred from EX purchase from William and Nina Matheson Books in 2007 (AM 2007-116). Memorandum and 8 letters between Lord Dunsany and his wife, etc. transferred from EX purchase from Leonard Milberg Irish Books in 2007 (AM 2008-53).
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No materials were separated from the collection during 2018 processing.
- Processing Information:
This collection was processed by John Delaney in 2013. Finding aid updated by John Delaney in 2013 and by Kelly Bolding in 2016, 2018, and 2020.
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:
Leonard L. Milberg '53 Collection of Manuscripts, Correspondence, and Photographs; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Subject Terms:
- American literature -- Jewish authors.
Authors, Irish -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
Jewish authors -- United States -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
Jews -- United States -- History -- Sources.
- Genre Terms:
- Leonard L. Milberg Collection of American Poetry
Leonard L. Milberg Collection of American Poetry
Leonard L. Milberg Irish Theater Collection