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Collection Overview

Creator:
Griffin, Donald Worner
Title:
Donald Worner Griffin Papers
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/2z10wq23x
Dates:
1924-1991
Size:
2 boxes
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-2
Language:
English

Abstract

Donald Worner Griffin was a member of the Princeton class of 1923. Griffin was recognized frequently by University administration as being instrumental in revitalizing alumni ties in the years after World War II, as well as helping shape the modern state of Princeton alumni relations. Consists of the personal correspondence and clippings of Donald Worner Griffin.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of the personal correspondence and clippings of Donald Worner Griffin '23. Much of the material pertains to his fundraising efforts among Class of 1923 alumni. Also present are handwritten notes and letters from president Robert F. Goheen and his wife, with whom Griffin was close friends.

Collection Creator Biography:

Griffin, Donald Worner

Donald Worner Griffin was a member of the Princeton class of 1923. While at Princeton he was president of Quadrangle Club and played center for the undefeated 1922 football team. Following graduation he served on the alumni council for 30 years, and was the secretary of that organization from 1958-1962. Griffin was recognized frequently by University administration as being instrumental in revitalizing alumni ties in the years after World War II, as well as helping shape the modern state of Princeton alumni relations.

Collection History

Processing Information

Container list created by Eleanor Wright '14 in January 2012 and finding aid updated by Christie Peterson in February 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

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Credit this material:

Donald Worner Griffin Papers; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/2z10wq23x
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
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