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James Madison, the Virginia Revolutionist by Irving Brant


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

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Brant, Irving, 1885-1976

Irving Brant was a journalist and newspaper editor, but turned to writing full-time after 1938. His biography of James Madison (Princeton Class of 1771) is considered a standard reference work on this founding father.

The collection consists of the original typed draft with holograph corrections of Brant's biography James Madison, the Virginia Revolutionist, including photographs and notes to the publisher regarding placement of the pictures in the book.

Brant's biography of Madison was published in 1941 by Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis.

Gift of the author. AM 12307.

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '15 in 2013.

No appraisal information is available.

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Open for research/

Use Restrictions

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Collection Inventory

Typescript, 1940. 5 folders.
Physical Description

5 folders

Images used in the text with notes, 1940. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

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