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Beach, Sylvia, 1887-1962



Sylvia Beach, born Nancy Woodbridge Beach, was an American-born bookseller and publisher who lived most of her life in Paris, where she was one of the leading expatriate figures between World War I and II.

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Background material and notes

Identifier: 1988.012.1.5
Scope and Contents

Ellmann's research notes; photocopies of correspondence from Princeton University Library; two Sylvia Beach Collection book plates from Princeton University Library; three remaining unused airmail letter sheets (still attached to cover and backing board) engraved with the name of Sylvia Beach; press cuttings about Beach. Includes a transcription of "James Joyce's Nurse Remembers" by Peter Lennon.

Dates: 1837 - 1990

Beach, Sylvia

Identifier: 1984.005.1.1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Consists of correspondence between Paul and/or Lucie Léon and James Joyce and other friends, colleagues, and fellow Joyceans; page proofs for Finnegan’s Wake and page proofs for James Joyce and Paul Léon (listed separately in the McFarlin bibliographic catalog), the Story of a Friendship by Lucie Léon Noël; over 60 photographs and photo-negatives of James Joyce, the Léons, colleagues and friends, and Joyce family members; and a blue/white striped tie once belonging to James Joyce, a...
Dates: 1920 - 1971

Bifur archive, 1929-1931

Identifier: 1979-011
Scope and Contents

Archive of a Paris literary periodical published from 1929-1931 consists of correspondence from various individuals (including Aldington, Sherwood Anderson, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Eugene O'Neill, Jean Toomer, William Carlos Williams and Thornton Wilder) to Bifur's editor, Nino Frank. The correspondence is addressed to Frank unless otherwise noted and is arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Dates: 1929 - 1931

Correspondence, 1959 - 1969

Identifier: 1988.012.1.204

Correspondence, 1970 - 1976

Identifier: 1988.012.1.204

Correspondence, 1980 - 1983

Identifier: 1988.012.1.204

"David", 1955 - 1987

Identifier: 1988.012.1.18
Scope and Contents

Correspondence to/from persons named "David" or "Dave", surname unknown.

Dates: 1955 - 1987

DeJeuner 'Ulysses', 1929-06-27

Identifier: 1988.012.1.159