Princeton University Library's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections

Literary Archive
(609) 258-3184

The principal repository of rare books and manuscripts at Princeton University, the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections comprises holdings that span five millennia and five continents, and include around 200,000 rare or significant printed works; 30,000 linear feet of textual materials, ranging from cuneiform tablets to contemporary manuscripts; a wealth of prints, drawings, photographs, maps, coins, and other visual materials; the Cotsen Children's Library; and the Princeton University Archives. Holdings include the papers of J.D. Salinger, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edith Wharton, Ernest Hemingway, and Thomas Wolfe.

One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544