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Series 1: Writings, 1917-1976
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The material in this series primarily consists of manuscript drafts by Desmond Harmsworth. The majority consists of his original poems and translations of French poems, and there are also essays, travel writings, related notes, and miscellaneous pieces. Writings of other members of the Harmsworth family are represented by Cecil (father), Alfred Lord Northcliffe (uncle), Dorothy (wife), and Margaret (daughter). There also is a small amount of written material by other people, including Doris and Edward L. Bernays and an American poet named John Moffitt.
This series has been arranged by author.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Sylvia Yu in May 2009. Finding aid written by Sylvia Yu in May 2009.
Collection title updated by Faith Charlton in 2021.
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.
- 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:
Series 1: Writings; Desmond Harmsworth Family Papers, C1302, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-4