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Senhouse, Roger, 1889-1970
Roger Senhouse Correspondence
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1


Consists of selected correspondence of English editor and publisher Roger Senhouse.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of selected correspondence of Senhouse, including 29 letters by Senhouse to his mother; 13 letters by Philip Ritchie; 19 letters by Wogan Phillips; 6 letters by Godfrey Wynn, 2 letters by Raymond Mortimer; letters by Stephen Potter, Dadie Rylands (card), Diana Dundas, Faith Henderson, Mary Hutchinson, and Tom van Oss; and unidentified photographs of a woman and a young man (possibly Senhouse).


Organized into one series:

Collection Creator Biography:

Senhouse, Roger, 1889-1970

Senhouse was a partner and editor at the publishers Secker and Warburg, and a member of the Bloomsbury Group having been Lytton Strachey's lover.

Collection History


Purchased from Roy Davids Ltd. in March 2006 (AM2006-104).


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by John Delaney in March 2006. Finding aid written by John Delaney on March 7, 2006.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Roger Senhouse Correspondence; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1