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Guide to the Ernest Hemingway Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ernest Hemingway collection
    Dates: 1923-1970
    Bulk Dates: 1950-1970
    Collection number: H1962.1
    Collector: Pittenger, Hueston Wilmot
    Collection Size: 1.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
    Repository: Claremont Colleges. Library. Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library.
    Claremont, CA 91711
    Abstract: Articles by and about Ernest Hemingway published in magazines.
    Physical location: Please consult repository.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ernest Hemingway collection . Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift from H. W. Pittenger, 1962.


    Ernest Hemingway ranks among the most famous of twentieth-century American writers. His writing career was varied and celebrated. He was a journalist and war correspondent and published dozens of short stories and ten novels, among which are counted some of the most important American novels ever written. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 for The Old Man and the Sea; the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954; and the Award of Merit from American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1954. Hemingway was born July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, IL; he committed suicide, July 2, 1961, in Ketchum, ID. He married four times and had three children.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    There are two categories of material in the collection: magazine articles about Hemingway written by journalists and scholars over three decades, and articles written by Ernest Hemingway published in magazines during his lifetime.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Hemingway, Ernest -- 1899-1961