Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Thompson (John Hinsdale) Collection of James Joyce Materials
mssThompsonj  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (74.43 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
A collection of James Joyce material assembled by John Hinsdale Thompson, American professor and bookseller. The collection includes both original Joyce manuscripts and correspondence as well as correspondence related to Joyce scholarship and collecting.
Background
John Hinsdale Thompson (1907-1973) was a Michigan bookseller and literature professor at Stephens College, Missouri. Thompson had a strong interest in Irish novelist, poet and literary critic James Joyce (1882-1941); he began collecting Joyce's manuscripts and limited editions in the early 1930s. Thompson also corresponded with other scholars and booksellers regarding Joyce and his works.
Extent
2.42 Linear Feet (2 boxes and 1 volume)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact Reader Services at the Huntington Library for more information.