Contents and Arrangement

Interviews, 1954-2010

4 folders

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Includes seven audiocassettes and a CD-ROM. Three audiocassettes are labeled, "Robert H. Taylor's BBC interview, 1984," and one of these three tapes additionally has "Other side: Max Beerbohm reading 'The Crime' and 'London Revisited'" written on it. The CD-ROM contains the 1984 BBC interview recording. Two tapes are labeled "Robert Taylor," one of which also has a note about creating copies of the recording. One tape has "Bob Taylor 7-21-89" written on it. One tape is labeled "'Bob Taylor in Princeton' with Al Perrin / 7-21-89," though the reverse notes "Continuation Perrin & RHT interview at RHT's home in Princeton 1965."

There is 1995 library correspondence related to Robert H. Taylor's 1984 BBC Radio 4 interview, clippings, and a published transcript of the interview from 2011.


Materials were arranged by type.

Collection History

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Stephen Ferguson during September 2023. Finding aid written by Stephen Ferguson in September 2023, and Amy C. Vo in March 2024.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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:

Interviews; Princeton University Library Collection of Robert H. Taylor, C1750, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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