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Philip Wylie Typescripts

 Collection — Box: 333
Identifier: MSS 0-357

Scope and Contents

Nine original typescripts by author Philip Wylie, many with manuscript notes and edits. Includes the text of two addresses given by Wylie at Florida State University in 1956 and 1958.


  • 1946, 1955-1958


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher. Copyright in works authored by Wylie is managed by Harold Ober Associates, Inc.:

Biographical or Historical Information

Philip Gordon Wylie was born in Beverly, Massachusetts in 1902. He attended Princeton University from 1920-1923. A writer of fiction and nonfiction, his output included hundreds of short stories, articles, serials, syndicated newspaper columns, novels, screenplays, and works of social criticism. He was an editor for Farrar & Rinehart, served on the Dade County (Florida) Defense Council, was a director of the Lerner Marine Laboratory, and at one time was a special advisor to the chairman of the Joint Committee for Atomic Energy. Most of his major writings contain critical philosophical views on man and society as a result of his studies and interest in psychology, biology, ethnology, and physics. He died in 1971.

Source: Princeton University Library. (2007). Biography/History, Philip Wylie Papers (finding aid).


7.00 folders

0.5 Linear Feet

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Related Materials

Philip Wylie Papers, C0059; Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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Repository Details

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