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Leitch, Alexander, 1900-
Alexander Leitch Football notes collection
Princeton University Archives
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Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1


Alexander Leitch was the Secretary of Princeton University from 1936 to 1966. The collection consists of extensive notes taken by Alexander Leitch as background for the "Football" entry of his encyclopedia A Princeton Companion

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of extensive notes taken by Alexander Leitch as background for the "Football" entry of his encyclopedia A Princeton Companion, including the reproduced anecdotes of several early football players, clippings, and a bibliography.

Collection Creator Biography:

Leitch, Alexander, 1900-

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

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing 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 Football notes collection; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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