Norman Douglas Papers,
Scope and Contents
The collection contains an apparently unpublished handwritten essay (1943) on a novel by an unknown author. There are also three letters, written between 1929 and 1936, from Florence, Italy. The letters are to E.H. Douglas, Osborn, Lanman Crosby, and the last is unknown. The other contents of this collection includes notes and lists.
- 1929 - 1953
- Douglas, Norman, 1868-1952 (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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Norman Douglas was born George Norman Douglass, in Germany in 1868. Following his family's relocation to England, he eventually served at the British Embassy in St. Petersburg, Russia, from 1894-1896. Throughout his life, he lived in various parts of Europe, including England and Italy, and traveled extensively. He wrote several novels, including South Wind (1917), as well as essays and travel pieces. He died in Capri in 1952.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
The collection contains an apparently unpublished handwritten essay (1943), as well as correspondence.
The collection is arranged by material type.
Source of Acquisition
The Norman Douglas Papers were acquired prior to 1974.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Norman Douglas Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Norman Douglas Papers was completed in 1974. Additional description was completed in March 2011.
- A Guide to the Norman Douglas Papers, 1929-1953
- Ashley Wellens and Kira A. Dietz
- 2011 (CC0 1.0)
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