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Norman Douglas Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-009

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The collection contains an apparently unpublished handwritten essay (1943) on a novel by an unknown author.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.

Dates

  • 1929 - 1953

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

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.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The collection contains an apparently unpublished handwritten essay (1943), as well as correspondence.

Arrangement

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/).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Norman Douglas Papers was completed in 1974. Additional description was completed in March 2011.

Title
A Guide to the Norman Douglas Papers, 1929-1953
Status
Completed
Author
Ashley Wellens and Kira A. Dietz
Date
2011 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-08-03: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308