Series 9: Memorabilia

more than 15 folders

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: 1893-1972.

Extent: more than 15 folders

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use.

Description

The memorabilia is arranged alphabetically by subject. It contains Armstrong's autograph book (1919-1946), Princeton memorabilia, passports, and military records, as well as files on real estate, birth certificates, and Princeton classmates. The series also contains juvenalia (mostly drawings and letters) and school reports from Armstrong's childhood, an article recommending him for the position as Secretary of State, and booklets from two events he attended: a dinner for Winston Churchill in 1949 and the Harvard Honorary Degree Awards ceremony in 1963. There is also material in oversize and the hood and diploma from Armstrong's honorary Princeton degree (1961) were transferred to the University Archives.

Arrangement

(arranged alphabetically)

Preferred Citation

Series 9: Memorabilia; 1893-1972; Hamilton Fish Armstrong Papers, Public Policy Papers, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Request Checked Items
    Title Date Container
    Autograph Book 1919-1946 Box 133, Folder 1
    Birth Certificates (Hamilton Fish Armstrong and Helen Byrne Armstrong) 1893 1897 Box 133, Folder 2
    Churchill Dinner 1949 Box 133, Folder 3
    Council on Foreign Relations Resolution on Retirement 1972 Box 133, Folder 4
    Harvard Honorary Degree 1963 Box 133, Folder 5
    Juvenalia 1901 1904 undated Box 133, Folder 6
    Military Records 1917-1921 1928 Box 133, Folder 7-8
    Passports 1921-1922 1924 Box 133, Folder 9
    Princeton Classmates - F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edmund Wilson, James Forrestal, et. al 1963 undated Box 133, Folder 10
    Princeton Memorabilia & Writings 1913 1914 undated Box 133, Folder 11
    Real Estate 1926 1931-1932 1936 1948 Box 133, Folder 12
    School Reports 1907-1910 Box 133, Folder 13
    Secretary of State Position undated Box 133, Folder 14
    Treaty of Versailles (original) 1919 June 16 Box 133, Folder 15
    Weddings 1918 1951 Box 133, Folder 16