Contents and Arrangement

ALS to "Mr. Blodgett", 1923 January 3

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection contains 11 letters (1895-1945) of Arthur Machen to different individuals and 22 photographs of the houses in which Machen lived from 1863 to 1929. Correspondents include F. C. Owlett, Nathan van Patten, and Thomas Wright. The photographs are all signed by Machen, and they are accompanied by negative duplicates and a handwritten list of the addresses of the houses. In addition, the collection includes one page of an unidentified fragment of a holograph manuscript signed by Machen; a woodcut portrait of Machen by T. Fytton Armstrong, signed by Machen and inscribed to Nathan van Patten; a small, hand-set booklet (1953) labeled "A Critical Essay by Arthur Machen," one of fifty copies, with a watercolor drawing and a colophon signed by Carl Swanson; and a printed article, "The Cup and Arthur Machen," by Maude V. P. Hazelton.

Collection History

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.

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:

ALS to "Mr. Blodgett"; Arthur Machen Collection, C1120, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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