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F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers

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This collection consists of manuscripts of all of the major literary efforts of
Fitzgerald (Princeton Class of 1917), as well as related documents and
correspondence, thus providing a comprehensive record of America's best-known writer
of the \Jazz Age.\ The collection encompasses novels, short stories, tear sheets,
articles, drama scripts, motion picture scripts, radio scripts, and poems; letters
sent and received; photographs, drawings, and cartoons; clippings; memorabilia;
scrapbooks; tape recordings; family papers; and papers of persons other than
Fitzgerald.Included are the autograph manuscript of The Great
Gatsby and autograph and typewritten manuscripts (with the author's
corrections) of The Beautiful and Damned, The Last Tycoon, Tender Is the
Night, and This Side of Paradise. Among those
well-represented in the correspondence are John Pearl Bishop, Arnold Gingrich, Ernest
Hemingway, Ring Lardner, Shane Leslie, H. L. Mencken, Harold Ober (the literary
agent), Maxwell Perkins, Andrew Turnbull, and Edmund Wilson. Fitzgerald's
correspondence with Zelda, his wife, is extensive.