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Satterthwaite, Pennington, 1870-1946
Pennington Satterthwaite Papers
Princeton University Archives
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Pennington Satterthwaite was a graduate of Princeton University's Class of 1893 and an architect. The Pennington Satterthwaite Papers consists of various documents pertaining to Satterthwaite's early life up to and including his time as an undergraduate at Princeton University (then the College of New Jersey).

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The Pennington Satterthwaite Papers consists of various documents pertaining to Satterthwaite's early life up to and including his time as an undergraduate at Princeton University (then the College of New Jersey). Included are clippings relating to his participation in the Agassiz Association, a science club of which Satterthwaite was a member. Also notable are a series of photographs depicting Satterthwaite and other members of the Class of 1893 as students. The collection also contains two wooden block stamps depicting what appear to be cartoons of ancient Rome.

Collection Creator Biography:

Satterthwaite, Pennington, 1870-1946

Pennington Satterthwaite was the son of Rosalie Pennington and Franklin Satterthwaite. He was born in Newark, N.J., in 1870, graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1893, then studied art in Paris till 1900. After returning from Paris, Satterthwaite became an architect in New York and New Jersey. Among the buildings he designed was the Class of 1889 Boathouse at Princeton. He also served as a secretary of the industrial branch of the War Department with the District Board Division No. 2 of New Jersey during WW II. He died on April 27, 1946, in Summit, N.J.

Collection History


The papers appear to have been given to the Princeton University Library in February of 1967 by Franklin B. Satterwaite '38.


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

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Credit this material:

Pennington Satterthwaite Papers; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Related Materials

The Manuscript Division holds a small collection of Pennington Satterthwaite Papers which consist primarily of architectural sketches he produced later in life

The New Jersey Historical Society also holds a collection of papers of the Satterthwaite family.

College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.). Class of 1893.
Agassiz Association
Newark Academy (N.J.)
Satterthwaite family
Satterthwaite, Pennington, 1870-1946