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Collection Overview

Creator:
Leitch, Alexander, 1900-
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Alexander Leitch Princeton, Harvard, and Yale Scrapbooks Collection
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/qj72p716p
Dates:
1925-1945
Size:
55 boxes
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-55
Language:
English

Abstract

Alexander Leitch was a member of the Princeton Class of 1924 and an administrator at Princeton University for the entirety of his professional career, most notably holding the Office of the Secretary from 1933 to 1963. Consists of 55 oversized scrapbooks assembled by Alexander Leitch '24 during his career as a Princeton University administrator.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of 55 oversized scrapbooks assembled by Alexander Leitch '24 during his career as a Princeton University administrator. The scrapbooks include academic and athletic clippings primarily about Princeton, Harvard and Yale, mostly from New York-based newspapers.

Collection Creator Biography:

Alexander Leitch was a member of the Princeton Class of 1924 and an administrator at Princeton University for the entirety of his professional career, most notably holding the Office of the Secretary from 1936 to 1966. Following his retirement from the University, he assembled A Princeton Companion, a reference work containing 400 articles on Princeton life and traditions.

Collection History

Processing Information:

A container list for this collection was created by Christie Peterson with assistance from Eleanor Wright '14 and Suchi Mandavilli '14 in November 2011. Finding aid updated by Christie Peterson in November 2011.

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:

Alexander Leitch Princeton, Harvard, and Yale Scrapbooks Collection; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/qj72p716p
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345