Contents and Arrangement

AMsS, "A Sonnet," from Christopher Morley, with Holograph Corrections by the Author, undated

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of selected manuscripts and correspondence of Christopher Morley. There are six autograph manuscripts and one typescript (with holograph corrections and annotations) of articles to be published in the Saturday Review of Literature: "The Bowling Green," "Cavu," "City of Cities," "Creative Writing," "Small Wares," "A Sonnet," and "Summer Reading." Also included are a Christmas card signed by Morley of a verse from Shakespeare's Hamlet, a letter to J. Castree Williams thanking him for a copy of the New England Weekly Journal, a letter to William S. Dix, a letter to Professor Carlton F. Wells about "Chinamen," and a letter from Charles Edward Montague, the British author, about journalism.

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:

AMsS, "A Sonnet," from Christopher Morley, with Holograph Corrections by the Author; Christopher Morley Collection, C1138, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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