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Collection Overview

Creator:
Gifford, Eli
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Gifford Princeton Wrestling scrapbooks collection
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/xs55mc09c
Dates:
1934-1939
Size:
1 box
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Eli "Giff" Gifford '37 (full name: Eli Garfield Gifford) was class president of the Princeton Class of 1937. He was an avid follower of Princeton wrestling, and his brother Joseph Tomlinson Gifford '39 was a varsity wrestler prior to his death in a car crash in his senior year. The collection consists of three scrapbooks containing clippings about the Princeton wrestling team.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of three scrapbooks containing clippings about the Princeton wrestling team. Several of the articles specifically focus on the untimely death of wrestler Joe Gifford '39, and its effect on the team.

Collection Creator Biography:

Eli "Giff" Gifford '37 (fullname: Eli Garfield Gifford) was class president of the Princeton Class of 1937. He was an avid follower of Princeton wrestling, and his brother Joseph Tomlinson Gifford '39 was a varsity wrestler prior to his death in a car crash in his senior year. In memory of Joe Gifford '39 the Gifford Trophy is awarded each year to the Princeton wrestler who has scored the most points in competition.

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:

Gifford Princeton Wrestling scrapbooks collection; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/xs55mc09c
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345