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Herbert Faulkner West papers

Identifier: ML-51

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The papers of Herbert Faulkner West contain records of the accounts of his book selling businesses, Herbert F. West Booksellers and Westholm Publications, as well as correspondence with many of the important writers of the twentieth century. Manuscripts of his books, published and unpublished, including "The Dreamer of Devon: An Essay on Henry Williamson," " "John Sloane's Last Summer,""What Price Teaching?," and "Learning my ABC'c" are also included. Correspondents include Robert Frost, Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, Henry Miller, Maxfield Parrish, Anais Nin, Paul Sample and Ben Ames Williams. Artwork by West as well as some teaching and personal material is also included.


  • 1909 - 1975


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


38.5 linear ft. (57 boxes)

Language of Materials


Additional Description


Herbert F. West (1898-1974), writer, educator, publisher, and bookseller. Dartmouth College Class of 1922. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, galley proofs, photographs, and financial records related to his career.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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