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Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Title:
John Foster Dulles Collection
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/xd07gs76m
Dates:
1943-1974
Size:
2 boxes
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), was a graduate of the Princeton Class of 1908 who served as Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The John Foster Dulles Collection consists of a small group of materials documenting Dulles' connection to Princeton, including materials on his undergraduate career and the Dulles Library.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The John Foster Dulles Collection consists of a small group of materials documenting Dulles' connection to Princeton. Included are clippings, memos, invitations, press releases, and other documents which cover such topics as the opening of the Dulles Library at Princeton, and Dulles' record as an undergraduate. Also included is one copy of "The Panama Canal Controversy" autographed by John Foster Dulles and a complete sheet of commemorative John Foster Dulles postage stamps.

Collection History

Acquisition:

The materials which comprise this collection appear to have been compiled by Library staff over a lengthy period.

Archival Appraisal Information:

Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with Mudd Library guidelines.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Dan Brennan in 2009. Finding aid written by Dan Brennan in 2009.

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:

John Foster Dulles Collection; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/xd07gs76m
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345

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Related Material:

The Mudd Manuscript Library holds a number of collections related to John Foster Dulles, including the John Foster Dulles Oral History Project, the John Foster Dulles State Department Records, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Files Relating to John Foster Dulles, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Papers (Ann Whitman file) Relating to John Foster Dulles, the Philip A. Crowl Collection on John Foster Dulles, and the papers of his brother, Allen W. Dulles. The Dwight D. Eisenhower Library holds a collection of the papers of John Foster Dulles related to his service as Secretary of State..

A complete subject guide to these collections is available on the Princeton Library's website.

Names:
Princeton University.
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959.