Contents and Arrangement

Series 4: Artwork, Photographs, and Miscellaneous Items, circa 1870-1988

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of selected papers (1917-1988) of Desmond Harmsworth and other members of the Harmsworth family, Desmond and Dorothy Harmsworth correspondence (1938-1987) with Stuart and Moune Gilbert, Sylvia Beach, and others, and legal material (1928-1937) regarding Harmsworth's publishing business and the Nonesuch Press and Francis Meynell.


The series is arranged primarily by material type.

Collection History

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:

Series 4: Artwork, Photographs, and Miscellaneous Items; Desmond Harmsworth Family Papers, C1302, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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