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Warburg, Fredric, 1898-1981
Fredric Warburg Publishing Files
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
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Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1


Consists of a small archive of files from English publisher and author Fredric Warburg (of Secker & Warburg).

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of a small archive of files from English publisher and author Fredric Warburg (of Secker & Warburg), including typed carbon copies of literary/business letters from George Orwell, original letters from other authors (Eunice Frost, Mrs. Thomas Mann, Violet Schiff, Frank Swinnerton, etc.), photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous notes. Much of the material relates to Warburg's own work An Occupation for a Gentleman.

Collection Creator Biography:

Warburg, Fredric, 1898-1981

Fredric Warburg was an English author and publisher best known for publishing George Orwell's Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four.

Collection History


Purchased from David Holmes Autographs in 2005 (AM2006-59).


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '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:

Fredric Warburg Publishing Files; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1