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Walter Magnes Teller Collection on Thomas Hood


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Teller, Walter Magnes

Walter Magnes Teller was an American biographer and author.

The collection consists of seven letters (1936-1940) by various people to Teller concerning the location of Hood letters and other background information for his proposed biography of Thomas Hood (1799-1845), two photographs, clippings, and tearsheets about Hood, as well as eight letters (1861) by Hood's son, Tom Hood (1835-1874), one letter by his daughter, Frances Broderip, and one unidentified note (1845) about Hood's death.

Gift of Walter Teller (AM21632).

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Folder inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

No appraisal information is available.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Collection Inventory

Hood, Tom, 1835-1874. Correspondence of Tom Hood (junior), 1845-1861. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

9 A.Ls.S., mostly to J.D. Croker.

Physical Description

1 folder

Letter from Frances Broderip, Daughter of Thomas Hood (senior), undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence of Walter Magnes Teller, 1936-1940. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Miscellaneous clippings about Thomas Hood, 1799-1860. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Photographs, undated. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

2 items.

Physical Description

1 folder

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