Papers of Ernest Hemingway


The Ernest Hemingway Collection is the most comprehensive Hemingway archives in the world and essential to anyone pursuing a definitive or in-depth study of Hemingway and his writing. In addition to the author’s personal papers, the collection includes approximately 11,000 photographs. The Library also houses the personal papers of Hemingway family members, friends, and scholars.

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Collection Development Policy

Learn more about the Hemingway collection development policy.

Digitized Materials

A growing number of Hemingway photographs has been digitized and many are available here: Hemingway media galleries. Learn more about the Ernest Hemingway audiovisual materials.

Content Note

Our digitized collections and finding aids (collection guides) contain some content and descriptions that may be harmful or difficult to view. Learn more.