Scope and Contents
- 1940 - 2015
- Majority of material found within 1979 - 2015
Conditions Governing Access
Boxes 35-36 and 75-77: Restricted until 2050. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Boxes 17 and 72 (audiovisual material): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Boxes 37, 74, and 116 (computer disks): Restricted fragile material. Access copies of digital files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Existence and Location of Copies
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
February 2016 Acquisiton: purchased from Caryl Phillips on the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection Fund, 2016.
Material within this collection has been organized by acquisition reflecting the fact that the collection has been acquired in increments over time. Researchers should note that material within each acquisition overlaps with or relates to material found in other acquisitions (e.g. correspondence and writings can be found in both groupings). In order to locate all relevant material within this collection, researchers should consult each acquisition described in the Collection Contents section.
Researchers should also note that similar material can be arranged differently in each acquisition, depending on how the material was organized when it was received by the library.
94.51 Linear Feet ((114 boxes) + 2 rolls)
Language of Materials
Caryl Phillips (1958-)
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: Uncat MSS 15, Uncat MSS 895
- Audiovisual materials
- Authors, English -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Authors, English -- 21st century -- Archives
- Born digital
- Commonwealth literature (English)
- Dramatists, English
- Electronic documents
- Novelists, English
- Phillips, Caryl
- West Indian literature (English)
- Guide to the Caryl Phillips Papers
- by Beinecke staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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