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Joseph Conrad Collection

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: KM
Date: Dec 1996

Biographical History

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) was a Polish-born British novelist. Among his important works are The Nigger of the 'Narcissus' (1897), Heart of Darkness (1899), and Lord Jim (1900).

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Joseph Conrad Collection contains seven letters by the British author, the original signed typescript for "Autocracy and War," and a photograph of Conrad at Oswalds, Bishopsbourne, Kent.

Arrangement of the Collection

Letters are arranged chronologically.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

See also the Jessie Conrad Collection.

Subject Headings


Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 -- Autocracy and war.
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924.


Authors, English.

Genres and Forms

Manuscripts for publication.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Joseph Conrad Collection,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

"Autocracy and War" manuscript, gift of William Tolley.

Other items, transfer from Rare Books.

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