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Edwards, Lovett Fielding.
Lovett Fielding Edwards Papers
Manuscripts Division
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2 boxes and 0.6 linear feet
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  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1-2


Consists of selected papers of English author Lovett F. Edwards.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection contains two typescripts by Edwards: "The Octagon, Yugoslavia Today" (heavily annotated), and "The Yugoslavs, A Portrait" (first section only), concerning the World War II era. Also included in the collection is a photograph album presented to Edwards upon his return to Yugoslavia in 1967, including 22 albumen prints mostly of scenes in Zenica and its museum in Yugoslavia, dated from 1963 to 1967. There is also a large amount of albumen prints, undated, of Edwards' and his wife, as well as of scenes of Belgrade, Ohrid, Serbia, Macedonia, Byzantine monuments and historical sites, portraits of eminent figures, and a few of artworks. There is also an autograph letter to Edwards by the rector of Holy Trinity in Yarmouth, Canada, dated 1948.

Collection Creator Biography:

Edwards, Lovett Fielding.

Edwards was an English author. He was born in 1901 at Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. He went to Yugoslavia in 1931 and travelled throughout the country resulting in various published books, including "Profane Pilgrimage" Duckworth 1938, "A Wayfarer in Yugoslavia" (Methuen 1939), and "Danube Stream" (Muller 1940). He translated into English many works by Yugoslav authors and about twenty from French and Italian.

Collection History


Gift of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund in 2010 .

Addition of photo album, unbound and bound ms, loose photographs are a gift of Bristow and Garland in 2010 (AM 2010-117).


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Kalliopi Balatsouka in the fall of 2010. Finding aid compiled by Kalliopi Balatsouka in September 2010.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

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:

Lovett Fielding Edwards Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1-2