Arthur and Sylvia Mandy Collection of Philip Wylie
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Arthur J. Mandy was a doctor of psychiatry who lived and practiced in Baltimore, Maryland. He and his wife, Sylvia, maintained a close friendship with writer Philip Wylie during the 1940s-1950s.
Prolific author of both fiction and nonfiction, Philip Wylie is best remembered for his science fiction which partially inspired the comic book character Superman, his social criticism ( Generation of Vipers, 1942), and his interest in marine biology.
This collection contains typescripts of three essays by Philip Wylie, correspondence between the Wylies and Arthur and Sylvia Mandy, two manuscripts by Arthur Mandy, and clippings.
Gift of Sarah M. Kern in 2007.
This collection was processed by Danielle Ford on February 6, 2007. Finding aid written by Danielle Ford on February 6, 2007.
No appraisal information is available.
- Manuscripts Division
- Finding Aid Author
- Danielle Ford
- Finding Aid Date
- 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.
Includes Part I only. Written by Dr. Arthur J. Mandy, annotated by Philip Wylie.Physical Description