Biography and History

W. Beaumont Whitney, II was the President of the Princeton University Class of 1919. As an alumnus, he was instrumental in organizing the funding and sponsorship for Alexander Leitch's A Princeton Companion (1978).

Source: From the finding aid for AC173

  • W. Beaumont Whitney Collection on A Princeton Companion. 1966-1978 (inclusive).

    Call Number: AC173

    W. Beaumont Whitney, II, President of the Princeton University Class of 1919, was instrumental in organizing the funding and sponsorship for Alexander Leitch's A Princeton Companion (1978). The collection consists mainly of Whitney's correspondence with potential donors, contributors, and with author Alexander Leitch.