Contents and Arrangement

Subseries 2B: Chronological Correspondence, 1969-2022

10 boxes
Restrictions may apply. See Access Note.

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Moore's correspondence arranged by date. Includes personal and business correspondence with Candice Bergen, Peter Davis, and Eric Steel, among others. Later correspondence includes continuations of correspondence with people listed in alphabetical correspondence.

Temporarily restricted correspondence was pulled from chronological correspondence files and is stored in Box 28.


Arranged chronologically.

Collection History


Regular accruals from the author are expected.


No materials were separated from the collection during 2015-2023 processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Alyssa Meyers in 2011. Finding aid written by Alyssa Meyers in 2011. Finding aid updated periodically with new accessions by Kelly Bolding in 2015-2022. 2023 addition incorporated into the collection by Amy C. Vo in 2023.

Some of the born-digital materials in this collection have been processed according to Princeton University Library's Born-Digital Processing Workflows. For more information on the workflow, please read our full Born-Digital Processing Information Note. Other born-digital materials on floppy disks and optical media are unprocessed.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research with the exception of the following:

Correspondence with Joan Didion, Kiki Smith, and Arabella Stuart is restricted for their lifetimes. Correspondence with Michael Arlen, William Chillingworth, Annabel Davis-Goff, Glen Duncan, Joyce Carol Oates, and Shelley Wanger is restricted until 2031. Correspondence containing student records is restricted until 2087 in accordance with FERPA. (All restricted material is housed in Box B-001918.)

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.

This collection contains digital files, which may require specific software or hardware for access. Refer to our Tips on Accessing Born-Digital Content for information on how to render these file formats.

Credit this material:

Subseries 2B: Chronological Correspondence; Susanna Moore Papers, C1381, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (mss): Boxes 14-15; 23; 25; B-000088; B-001092; B-001220; B-001332; B-001551; B-001622; B-001919

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