Subseries 2M: Woodrow Wilson Foundation

4 boxes (1 partial)

This collection is stored at Mudd Manuscript Library.

Requests will be delivered to Public Policy Papers, MUDD Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1893-1973..

Dates: 1925-1968.

Extent: 4 boxes (1 partial)

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use.


A non-partisan group of prominent individuals who wished to continue and honor the pursuit of Wilson's ideals of peace and world harmony created the Woodrow Wilson Foundation in 1925. Hamilton Fish Armstrong had a strong commitment to the Foundation and held a range of positions from member of the Board of Trustees to president. The files for the Woodrow Wilson Foundation subseries include correspondence, awards, by-laws, financial statements, minutes, press releases, proposals, publications and reports of the librarian. The files within these categories are arranged chronologically from 1925 to 1968.

The correspondence deals with routine issues as well as special events. There is extensive correspondence dealing with the construction of the Woodrow Wilson Memorial at Geneva. Oversize blueprints and photographs of the Memorial have been relocated to the Woodrow Wilson Foundation records in the University Archives. Another large portion of the correspondence reflects the time and energy the Foundation put into honoring Wilson's Birthday.


No arrangement action taken or arrangement information not recorded at the time of processing.

Preferred Citation

Subseries 2M: Woodrow Wilson Foundation; 1925-1968; Hamilton Fish Armstrong Papers, Public Policy Papers, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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    Title Date Container
    Correspondence 1925-1929 Box 80, Folder 8
    Correspondence 1930 1933-1937 Box 81, Folder 1-7
    Correspondence 1938-1961 Box 82, Folder 1-9
    Awards 1924-1956 Box 81, Folder 10-11
    Bylaws 1923-1937 Box 83, Folder 1
    Financial Statements 1927-1929 1933-1943 Box 83, Folder 2
    Minutes 1925-1929 1933-1944 1954 Box 83, Folder 3-4
    Press Releases 1925 1928 1930 1937-1943 1962 Box 83, Folder 5
    Proposals 1926 1928-1929 1939-1940 1943-1944 Box 83, Folder 6
    Publications 1920 1935 1937-1939 1942-1944 1953-1956 1960 1968 Box 83, Folder 7-8
    Report of the Librarian 1933-1943 Box 83, Folder 9

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