Series I: Correspondence, 1900-1952
Scope and Contents
Series I is organized into four subseries: Letters by James Joyce is arranged alphabetically by the last name of the recipient; Letters to James Joyce is arranged alphabetically by the last name of the author of the letter; Letters about James Joyce is arranged alphabetically by the last name of the author and then by the last name of the recipient; Letters About the Publication of Joyce's Works is arranged chronologically.
(In the process of writing their bibliography, John Slocum and Herbert Cahoon corresponded with a number of Joyce's friends and relatives. This correspondence is listed in Series IV.)
Throughout the list, "ALS" is used to cover all autograph, signed, material. No distinction is made between a postal card and a letter. "TLS" is used for all typed, signed, material. "P" indicates one side of a sheet; if the item is a postal card, "p" indicates one side of the card. Numbers from the Slocum and Cahoon Bibliography (e.g., S & C: E 17 b x) are given where applicable.
Language of Materials
Materials chiefly in English. Some items in French and Italian.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Restricted Fragile Papers are negatives in cold storage and may only be consulted with the permission of the appropriate curator. Photographic prints are available in the main file.
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