Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Wertenbaker, Thomas Jefferson, 1879-1966
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Princeton History of New Jersey Series collection
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/df65v787x
Dates:
1929-1960
Size:
1 box
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Thomas J. Wertenbaker was a professor of history at Princeton from 1910 to 1936, serving as department chairman from 1928-1936.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of Thomas J. Wertenbaker's correspondence pertaining to the Princeton History of New Jersey Series, a set of volumes by different historians exploring a different aspect or period in New Jersey's development. Though Wertenbaker himself did not write a volume, he coordinated the efforts of the historians involved and acted as an advisor throughout the project.

Collection Creator Biography:

Thomas J. Wertenbaker was a professor of history at Princeton from 1910 to 1936, serving as department chairman from 1928-1936. Wertenbaker published several highly regarded works on colonial American history, and was a popular teacher among students. His eventual appointment as president of the American Historical Association underscored his deserved reputation as one of the nation's eminent historical scholars and even after his retirement from Princeton he continued to publish extensively and garner appointments from other universities.

Collection History

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. If copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers will not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with non-commercial use of materials from the Mudd Library. For materials where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Credit this material:

Princeton History of New Jersey Series collection; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/df65v787x
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
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