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The Left Book Club, 1931-2018
Collection Description & Creator Information
This collection consists of author and publication files from the Victor Gollancz Ltd publishing company. The majority of the materials consists of correspondence, publication agreements, and Reader's reports. The correspondence primarily is between the publishing company and various authors and individuals regarding copyright and use permissions, with some content regarding sales, royalties, microfilming, and editorial notes. A majority of the files are from authors and publications of the Left Book Club, as well as a number of files regarding Joyce Carol Oates' publications.
The collection also contains author files unrelated to the Left Book Club, which include the files of several Irish authors, as well as files on titles concerning Africa, race, apartheid, New African Statehood, colonialism, travel, and archaeology.
This series is arranged alphabetically.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
Several printed copies of duplicate Left Book Club publications were removed during processing.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Open for research.
- 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.
- 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(609) 258-3184
- 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