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Fredric Warburg Publishing Files


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

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Warburg, Fredric, 1898-1981

Fredric Warburg was an English author and publisher best known for publishing George Orwell's Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four.

The collection consists of a small archive of files from English publisher and author Fredric Warburg (of Secker & Warburg), including typed carbon copies of literary/business letters from George Orwell, original letters from other authors (Eunice Frost, Mrs. Thomas Mann, Violet Schiff, Frank Swinnerton, etc.), photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous notes. Much of the material relates to Warburg's own work An Occupation for a Gentleman.

Purchased from David Holmes Autographs in 2005 (AM2006-59).

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

Correspondence of George Orwell, 1945-1978. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence of Fredric Warburg, 1959-1974. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence of Multiple Authors, 1959. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Clippings, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Photographs, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

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