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Letter from Faith Van Valkenburgh Vilas to William Griffith, 1934 January 8
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of letters sent to the American editor and author William Griffith from other authors, poets, and editors, primarily about poetry. Correspondents include Alice Fay, Anne Kelledy Gilbert, Adelaide Manola Hughes (Mrs. Rupert Hughes), Robert Loveman, Marjorie Meeker, David Morton, Thomas Moult, Rose O'Neil, Lizette Woodworth Reese, Faith Van Valkenburgh Vilas, Post Wheeler, John Hall Wheelock, and Margaret Widdemer. The subject of the letters is primarily about poetry.
In addition, there is some correspondence addressed to Griffith's wife Florence. Included is a poem, by an unidentified author, addressed to Florence Griffith, dated 1940, and titled "A Christmas Prayer, The Holy Child."
- Custodial History:
All items were removed from books belonging to Griffith. Some were presentation copies, written by the same author of the letter that was tipped in.
- 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:
Letter from Faith Van Valkenburgh Vilas to William Griffith; William Griffith Collection, C1339, 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 1
- Griffith, Florence, 1911-