Duffield, Edward D. (Edward Dickinson), 1871-1938.
Biography and History
Duffield studied law in Newark, N.J., after graduating from Princeton University, and from 1895-1896 was managing clerk for the law firm of Depew & Parker in Newark. In 1906 Duffield became general solicitor of the Prudential Insurance Company of America, later becoming its president, a position he held until his death in 1938.
Source: From the finding aid for C0810
Office of the President Records : Jonathan Dickinson to Harold W. Dodds Subgroup. 1746-1999 (inclusive), 1830-1869 (bulk).
Call Number: AC117
This collection contains records relating to Princeton University presidents from Jonathan Dickinson, who served in this capacity from 1746 to 1747, to Harold W. Dodds, whose tenure spanned the period from 1933 to 1957. It brings together both primary and secondary materials pertaining to individual presidents as well as the office of the president itself. The Princeton University Presidents' Records document the lives and accomplishments of each president with varying completeness, as well as the functions of their office.
Call Number: C0421
Consists of selected papers of the Duffield family of Princeton, N.J.
Call Number: C0810
Edward D. Duffield (Princeton Class of 1892) was a general solicitor of the Prudential Insurance Company of America and eventually became president. The correspondence consists of letters between Duffield and Josephine Curtis, his future wife. The letters date primarily from their courtship, which a few later letters and two family photograph albums.