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John Rodker, 1929-1955
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of files of Woolmer's correspondence with various poets and writers, such as Conrad Aiken, Edward Albee, Hortense Calisher, Alfred Corn, Guy Davenport, Athol Fugard, Seamus Heaney, Charles Simic, Reed Whittemore, and Richard Wilbur, and includes related author photographs, clippings, and several publications. Much of the material deals with Woolmer's solicitation and sale of the authors' personal papers. The collection includes a copy of the first catalogue (1931) of publications from the Ulysses Bookshop (London) and a lot of material dealing with the Warwick Press (Easthampton, Massachusetts).
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No materials were separated from the collection during 2016 processing.
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:
John Rodker; Selected Papers of J. Howard Woolmer, C1318, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 4
- Warwick Press