Subseries 3B: Business Correspondence by Year
16 boxes (1 partial)
This collection is stored at Firestone Library.
Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room
Collection Creator: Segal, George, 1924-2000..
Extent: 16 boxes (1 partial)
The collection is open for research.
This subseries is the most substantial of the Business Files series. The
papers are chiefly concerned with business arrangements, which include
the organization and preparation of exhibits, invitations and
correspondence relating to lectures and symposia, travel arrangements,
and the scheduling of studio tours and visits. There is also a great
deal of personal correspondence with friends, family, and professional
contacts with which Segal developed personal relationships. These
materials often relate Segal's candid opinions on his business dealings,
his own work, family matters, and life in general. Finally, there is
correspondence from admirers and students, some of which goes on over a
period of many years. Photographs, when present, are indicated in the
Personal names of interest have been included in the file notes.
In some cases, files will overlap dates within a year (for example: Business Correspondence, January 13 – March 10,
1970 and Business Correspondence, March
1 – March 25, 1970). This arrangement reflects the original
order of the creator, as Segal would staple or group related
correspondence and materials together. When this is the case, the group
of documents is filed by the earliest dated piece of correspondence in
the group. Researchers interested in correspondence from certain years
should note whether or not that time frame is indicated in another
Additional business correspondence files are located in Series 11:
Additional Material. Those materials fill the gap between 1971-1990
reflected in this subseries.
Subseries 3B: Business Correspondence by Year; 1950s-2006; George Segal Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.