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The Whiteness of Bones, First Draft B, 1984-1988
Collection Description & Creator Information
The papers consist of drafts of novels and nonfiction books, correspondence with writers and artists, teaching materials from her time spent teaching incarcerated writers and Princeton undergraduates, photographs, and audiovisual material.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No materials were separated from the collection during 2015-2022 processing.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
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 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.
- Special Requirements for Access:
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:
The Whiteness of Bones, First Draft B; Susanna Moore Papers, C1381, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 10