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WILSON, EDMUND (1895-1972)

  • A member of the Princeton Class of 1916, Edmund Wilson was an American literary critic and author. The library holds a catalogued collection of about 25 volumes, many of which were bequeathed by M. Halsey Thomas in 1977. For a collection of periodicals in which his works appeared, see the collection entitled Miscellaneous works by Edmund Wilson, 1922-1970, which contains various journal issues [(at ReCAP for use in RBSC) PS3545.I6245 A6 1922q]. 

  • In Manuscripts Division is the Edmund Wilson collection, 1917-1971 [(MSS) C0832], a collection of various letters and manuscripts by or about Wilson, spanning the years 1917 to 1971, from just after his graduation from Princeton to a letter written in 1971 to Charles Scribner about F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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