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Collection Overview

Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections and Vitelli, James R., 1920-
Title:
James R. Vitelli Collection on Van Wyck Brooks and Elmer Adler
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/rx913p92t
Dates:
1910-1993 (mostly 1951-1985)
Size:
3 boxes
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-3
Language:
English

Abstract

This collection consists of materials collected by Dr. James R. Vitelli, an English professor at Lafayette College, during his research on American literary critic Van Wyck Brooks and American book designer Elmer Adler.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

This collection consists of materials collected by Dr. James R. Vitelli during his research on American literary critic Van Wyck Brooks and American book designer Elmer Adler. Included are correspondence with Van Wyck Brooks and others, drafts of Brooks's book From the Shadow of the Mountain, Vitelli's notes on Elmer Adler, and printed materials. In addition, there are folders of material on Adler's involvement with the Puerto Rican museum on fine printing and book design Casa del Libro and the Stephen Crane Society of Lafayette College.

Collection Creator Biography:

Vitelli, James R., 1920-

Born in Trenton, N.J., on November 15, 1920, Dr. James R. Vitelli was a professor of English at Lafayette College and Chairman of the English Department from 1977 to 1983. His published works include Van Wyck Brooks (1969), Van Wyck Brooks: A Reference Guide (1977), and Randolph Bourne (1980). Dr. Vitelli died in 2006.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Dr. Karen D. Vitelli in 2007 .

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Danielle Ford on February 7, 2007. Finding aid written by Danielle Ford on February 8, 2007.

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:

James R. Vitelli Collection on Van Wyck Brooks and Elmer Adler; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/rx913p92t
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184