Subseries 13A: Subject Files

portions of 2 boxes

This collection is stored at Mudd Manuscript Library.

Requests will be delivered to Princeton University Archives, MUDD Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Princeton University. Office of the President..

Dates: 1898-1985.

Dates: Mostly 1902-1974.

Extent: portions of 2 boxes

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Materials generated by the office of the president are closed for 40 years from the date of their creation. Some records relating to personnel or students are closed for longer periods of time.

Description

Subseries 13A: Subject Files, 1898-1985 [bulk: 1902-1974], which can be found in boxes 57 and 61, is arranged topically and contains biographical, inaugural, familial, memorial, and commemorative information. There are speeches and writings by and about Wilson, including a recollection by Benjamin B. Chambers, Class of 1909, entitled “The Character of Woodrow Wilson;” invitations to events in his honor; a list of his honorary degrees; and information concerning his 1919 Pierce Arrow limousine. The Wilson Papers/Collection Location folder describes the mammoth project to collect and publish Wilson's papers that began in 1958 and was completed in 1993.

Preferred Citation

Subseries 13A: Subject Files; 1898-1985 (mostly 1902-1974); Office of the President Records : Jonathan Dickinson to Harold W. Dodds Subgroup, Princeton University Archives, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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    Title Date Container
    Biographical Information 1911-1984 Box 57, Folder 3
    Inaugurations as Princeton University President/N.J. Governor/U.S. President 1902-1963 Box 57, Folder 4
    Publications and Speeches 1898-1972 Box 57, Folder 5
    Invitations 1902-1913 Box 57, Folder 6
    Honorary Degrees 1917-1946 Box 57, Folder 7
    Family Members 1914-1985 Box 57, Folder 8
    Property: Houses/Automobile 1956-1974 Box 57, Folder 9
    Memorial Services 1924-1929 Box 57, Folder 10
    Wilson Papers/Collection Location 1959-1971 Box 57, Folder 11
    Writings/Articles about Wilson 1913-1967 Box 61, Folder 1-2
    Chambers, Benjamin B.: “The Character of Woodrow Wilson” 1932 Box 61, Folder 3
    Commemorative Items/Events 1931-1975 Box 57, Folder 4