Biography and History

Having helped plan and raise funds for the Office of Public Research at Princeton University (est. 1936), he was elected a charter trustee in 1943. His position on the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Corporation supplemented his work on the Princeton Board. Among his many other distinctions were his posts as a Brigadier General in World War II, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Director of Princeton's Annual Giving Campaign in 1951. Further biographical details may be obtained from Osborn's alumni file.

Source: From the finding aid for AC322

  • Frederick H. Osborn Papers. 1941-1963 (inclusive).

    Call Number: AC322

    The Papers of Frederick H. Osborn, Class of 1910, (1889-1981) cover some of Osborn's service to, and interest in, the University as a charter trustee from 1943-1955 and as a member of several advisory boards, including the Curriculum Committee and Psychology Department Council.

  • Frederick H. Osborn Papers. 1941-1963 (inclusive).

    Call Number: AC322

    The Papers of Frederick H. Osborn, Class of 1910, (1889-1981) cover some of Osborn's service to, and interest in, the University as a charter trustee from 1943-1955 and as a member of several advisory boards, including the Curriculum Committee and Psychology Department Council.

  • Osborn and Dodge Family Papers. 1726-1983 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0537

    Consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, printed material, and miscellanea of three generations of the Osborn and Dodge families.