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Miscellaneous Correspondence A-Z, 1955-2010
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Includes correspondents that are represented by only one or a couple of letters, such as Donald Barthelme, Harold Bloom, James Dickey, William Gass, Herbert Gold, Irving Howe, Richard Kostelanetz, Wendy Lesser, Kenneth Lynn, Walker Percy, Chaim Potok, Philip Rahv, John Crowe Ransom, Philip Roth, Henry Nash Smith, Helen Vendler, Gore Vidal, and Angus Wilson, among others.
- Custodial History
Glenn Horowitz Bookseller acquired the collection from Irving Malin's wife, Ruth Lief Malin, after her husband's death.
A couple of official faculty-related records for Irving were removed from the collection.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Faith Charlton in December 2017 with assistance from Julia English '19, Fiona Bell '18, and Matthew Oakland '20. Finding aid written by Faith Charlton in December 2017.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
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:
Miscellaneous Correspondence A-Z; Irving Malin Papers, C1587, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Boxes B-001103 to B-001106