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Edgar Saltus papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 425
Scope and Contents
The Edgar Saltus papers contain writings, correspondence, and other materials documenting the life and work of author Edgar Saltus. Writings consist chiefly of drafts, some heavily corrected, for shorter works such as poems, stories, and essays, but include substantive drafts for the novels The Ghost Girl (1922) and The Paliser Case (1919) and other longer works. Correspondence consists of a small number of letters between Saltus and family members, publishers, editors, and other writers, most notably James Huneker and Richard Le Gallienne, and British actor Henry Irving. Other materials include three scrapbooks containing clippings, with reviews and writings, printed ephemera, photographs, and correspondence relating to Saltus, his family, and his third wife, author Marie Florence Giles.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Edgar Saltus Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Elsie Saltus Munds, 1964.
Organized into three series: I. Writings, 1884-1919. II. Correspondence, 1888-1925. Other Materials, 1889-1926.
7.02 Linear Feet ((12 boxes) + 1 broadside)
Related Names
Saltus, Edgar, 1855-1921
Language of Materials