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Alba Houghton Warren Papers


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

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Warren, Alba H., Jr

Alba Houghton Warren was an American educator and author, specializing in English poetry. He was an English professor at Princeton University from 1945 to 1955.

The collection consists of selected papers of Warren (Princeton Class of 1936), professor of English at Princeton (1945-1955), relating to his earlier work "Richard Hengist Horne: A Literary Biography," which apparently was never published. Included are correspondence, documents, copies of R. H. Horne's and Elizabeth Barrett Browning's poetry, a few original letters of Horne, and a final typescript of the manuscript.


Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '15 in 2013.

No appraisal information is available.

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Access Restrictions

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

Notebooks/Manuscripts relating to Horne, 1860-1939. 4 folders.
Physical Description

4 folders

Notebooks and Correspondence of Warren, 1837-1940. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Final Typescript of "Richard Hengist Horne: A Literary Biography", undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Notes (Bibliography?) on Index Cards, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Binder of Horne Materials: Poetry, Biographical, etc., 1773-1940. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

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