Contents and Arrangement

Thornfield Poets; Bray Arts Journal, 1997-2018

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The majority of the collection is correspondence with ephemera and a small amount of photographic prints and a few photographic negatives. The ephemera are largely promotional and publicity materials for launches, readings, and other publication-related events. Of note in the collection are drafts of Anne Fitzgerald's work; materials regarding her various publications and work; some correspondence and planning and promotional materials from Fitzgerald's publishing house, Forty Foot Press; and materials documenting the Thornfield Poets, including correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, and ephemera.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

Four record cartons and two oversized folders of out-of-scope materials were removed from the collection. Deaccessioned materials include newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals; unannotated programs, brochures, posters, handouts, pamphlets, order catalogs, and other ephemera from conferences, events, and organizations; travel tickets, documents, and ephemera; duplicate materials, handouts, and printouts of webpages; financial and legal documents such as jury summons, applications, insurance documents, bank statements, utility bills; and a large amount of personal documents and objects such as grade school uniforms and correspondence, autographs, locks of hair, medical prescriptions, jewelry, and other materials.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research, except for a journal in box 7 which will be open after Anne Fitzgerald's death.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single copies may be made for research purposes. No further duplication 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 Special Collections 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:

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.

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:

Thornfield Poets; Bray Arts Journal; Anne Fitzgerald Papers, C1695, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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