Scope and Contents
- circa 1919-1992
Conditions Governing Access
Box 68 contains restricted fragile material. Consult Access Services for further information.
Boxes 69-71 and 107 (audiovisual materials): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
October 2013 and August 2014 Acquisitions: Gift of Brook Hersey.
65.23 Linear Feet (107 boxes)
Language of Materials
John Hersey (1914-1993)
Biographical information taken from "John Hersey." Concise Dictionary of American Literary Biography. Detroit: Gale Research, 1998. Biography In Context. Web. 6 March 2013.
As a rule, descriptive information found in the Collection Contents section is drawn in large part from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during initial processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
Former call numbers: Za Hersey and Uncat Za Ms 235.
- Alfred A. Knopf, Inc
- American literature -- 20th Century
- Audiovisual materials
- Authors -- United States -- 20th Century
- Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Hamish Hamilton Ltd
- Hersey, Grace Baird
- Hersey, John, 1914-1993
- New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
- Otis and Williams
- Photographic prints
- Sound recordings
- Guide to the John Hersey Papers
- by Beinecke staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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