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Manuscripts

Manuscripts Division
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
609-258-3184
Curator of Manuscripts
609-258-3186

The Manuscripts Division has strong holdings of American publishing archives, with special emphasis on author files of correspondence and related materials, chiefly 19th and 20th century. The largest and most complete archives is that of Charles Scribner's Sons, with author files for some 2,500 authors. The Manuscripts Division also holds some publishing archives for Henry Holt & Company, Harper & Brothers, John Day Publishing, Derrydale Press, Doubleday, George Braziller, G. P. Putnam, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, and Princeton University Press. Literary magazines are represented by The Hudson ReviewStory Magazine and Story Press, and the Quarterly Review of Literature. Publishing archives are complemented by the archives of American literary agencies, such as Harold Ober Associates and Brandt & Brandt.