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Harvey Smith Novels

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Smith, Harvey, 1894-1969

Harvey Smith was an American novelist and storywriter.

The collection consists of manuscripts and related material for four works of fiction by Smith (Princeton Class of 1917). Included are corrected page proofs, reviews, and related correspondence for Shelter Bay (1964), tales of the Quebec north shore in the 1920s; a typescript, publicity matter, a scrapbook of clippings, and related correspondence for The Gang's All Here (1941), a humorous satire on college reunions; and typescripts for Twin Pines and Other Highlights in the Lives of the Horace W. Osbornes (1947), and Nine to Five (1944).

Arranged as follows: Shelter Bay--page proofs, correspondence, clippings; Twin Pines . . .--typescripts; Nine to Five--typescripts; The Gang's All Here--typescript, correspondence, printed matter, scrapbook (in flat box).

Publications by Smith: The Gang's All Here (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1941), Nine to Five (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944), Twin Pines and Other Highlights in the Lives of the Horace W. Osbornes (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947), and Shelter Bay (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1964).

Donated to Princeton University by Landon Raymond '17 in 1946.

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Folder inventory added by Kelly Rafey '16 in 2013.

No appraisal information is available.

Publisher
Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Date
2009
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Collection Inventory

Shelter Bay, Proofs with Corrections, 1964. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Letters About Shelter Bay, 1964-1965. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence, Mostly on Shelter Bay, 1941-1969. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Shelter Bay: Reviews, Proofs, Newspaper Clippings, Photographs, 1965. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Twin Pines Transcript, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder2 binders

Nine to Five, Tyescript of Novel, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Gang's All Here, Carbon Copy of Typescript, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder1 binder

Correspondence Concerning The Gang's All Here, 1941-1952. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Newspaper Clippings for The Gang's All Here and Printed Matter, 1941. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scrapbook for The Gang's All Here, 1941. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Print, Suggest