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The Left Book Club, 1931-2018
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Consists of author files for publications of the Left Book Club.
This series is arranged alphabetically.
Several printed copies of duplicate Left Book Club publications were removed during 2019 processing.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Chloe Pfendler in January 2019. Finding aid written by Chloe Pfendler in January 2019 with folder inventory added by Benjamin Roberts '22. The series, Writers of the Left Addition, was added and described by Amy C. Vo in November 2021. The series, Joyce Carol Oates Addition, was added and described by Amy C. Vo in December 2021. The 2022 addition, which was incorporated as three additional series, was processed and the finding aid updated by Faith Charlton and Amy C. Vo with assistance from Lauren Williams, Daniel Zayas '26 and Yara Daraiseh '23 using description provided by the dealer.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Open for research. Box 66 is currently closed for processing.
- 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:
The Left Book Club; Victor Gollancz Publishing Files, C1617, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Boxes B-001305 to B-001308
- Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Strachey, John, 1901-1963
Brailsford, H. N. (Henry Noel), 1873-1958
Braunthal, Julius, 1891-1972
Cole, G. D. H. (George Douglas Howard), 1889-1959
Harrisson, Tom, 1911-1976
Joad, C. E. M. (Cyril Edwin Mitchinson), 1891-1953
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988
Cripps, Richard Stafford, Sir, 1889-1952