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Archives related to: Hellman, George S. (George Sidney), 1878-1958

titleGeorge Sidney Hellman papers, 1888-1958, bulk (1900-1958). (MssCol 1376)
repositoryNew York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division
collection titleCollection consists of Hellman's correspondence, writings, research notes, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed matter. General correspondence, 1888-1958, contains his letters to and from fellow students and professors at Columbia University;

letters concerning his activities as editor of East & West and as art and manuscript dealer and collector; as well as correspondence with fellow scholars and publishers regarding his research and writing on Washington Irving, Robert Louis Stevenson, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Benjamin N. Cardozo, and the Seligman family. Also, essays, reviews, plays, novels, speeches, and biographical and autobiographical works (both published and unpublished), scrapbooks of clippings, writings by others (mostly typescripts), photographs, contracts, and memorabilia.

extent24 linear feet (50 boxes, 17 v.)
formatsPhotographs Scrapbooks
accessApply in Special Collections Office for admission to the Manuscripts and Archives Division.
record linkhttp://www.nypl.org/sites/default/files/archivalcollections/pdf/hellmang.pdf
record sourcehttp://catalog.nypl.org/record=b12414511~S1
finding aidCollection guide available in repository and on internet.
acquisition informationReceived from George S Hellman and his estate, 1953; 1958
updated02/07/2020 18:19:11
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titleCorrespondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1938-1947.
repositoryUniversity of Pennsylvania
collection titleMixed Material

Contained in: Van Wyck Brooks Papers. Folder 1284

Location: Rare Book & Ms Library Manuscripts

Call Number: Ms. Coll. 650

extent3 items (4 leaves)
formatsCorrespondence
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://www.franklin.library.upenn.edu/
acquisition informationFound In: Van Wyck Brooks Papers. Folder 1284
updated11/12/2014 11:29:56
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