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Series 3: Dictation Notebooks and Transcripts, 1949-1990
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Consists of Juanita Houk's original stenographer's notebooks (with typed transcriptions), used by her to take dictation of letters by Ernest Hemingway and to record narrations by James Kendrick.
Organized into two groups of notebooks/transcriptions: Hemingway and Kendrick.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by John Delaney in November 2010. Finding aid written by John Delaney in November 2010.
In 2022, restrictions on Ernest Hemingway letters where researchers were required to use surrogates were lifted as part of a restrictions review project.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing 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.
- 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:
Series 3: Dictation Notebooks and Transcripts; Walter Houk Collection of Ernest Hemingway, C1390, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 2-3