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Series 1: Correspondence to Harry H. Wright, 1899-1939 (mostly 1899-1903)
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Series 1 contains correspondence sent to Harry H. Wright between 1899 and 1903, his undergraduate years at Princeton, mainly from his family's home, Merino Hill, in Allentown, New Jersey. Correspondents include his brother Walter Livingston Wright, Jr., his mother Elizabeth Wright, his father Walter Livingston Wright, his sister Bessie, his sister Mame, Bertha B. Richards, and a woman named Jean. Postmarks come from Allentown, Hightstown, Imlaystown, Davis, Nelsonville, Cream Ridge, and Atlantic City, New Jersey, as well as Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. The correspondence reflects mainly domestic and farm life and family news.
Folder 1 also contains 20 oversize printed postcards mailed to the class of 1903, two class directories for the class of 1903 (printed in 1938 and 1939), and a directory for the class of 1898 (printed in 1935).
No arrangement action taken or arrangement information not recorded at the time of processing.
Separated materials: 4 notebooks containing lecture notes were transferred to the Lecture Notes Collection, AC052. 4 published bound volumes were removed, as there are duplicates already in the University Archives.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Phoebe Nobles in 2016. Finding aid written by Phoebe Nobles in 2016.
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.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
- Credit this material:
Series 1: Correspondence to Harry H. Wright; Wright Family Papers, AC419, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript LibrarySeeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1