Biography and History

A graduate of Princeton (Class of 1886), McClellan was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1895-1903), mayor of New York (1903-1909), and professor of economic history at Princeton (1912-1931). A renowned scholar of Venice, he authored a number of historical books about Italy.

Source: From the finding aid for C0349

  • George B. McClellan Papers. 1861-1940 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0349

    Consists of papers of George B. McClellan (Princeton Class of 1886), reflecting his varied career as New York congressman, mayor of New York City, Princeton professor, and author, as well as some papers of McClellan's father, General George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885).