Contents and Arrangement

Information / Photocopies supplied by auction house, 2021

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

A description of the collection and photocopies of a necrological report on Jeremiah Smith Gordon, pages from the Biographical Annals of Franklin County, etc.

Collection History

Custodial History

From the auction house: "The previous owner has meticulously labeled . . . each letter."

In fact, labels (handwritten on index cards and on yellow sticky notes) are not present on each letter. Where index cards or sticky notes are present, they were created by the "previous owner."

Processing Information

Collection processed by Samantha Carrizales '22 and Phoebe Nobles in 2022. Finding aid created by Phoebe Nobles in 2022.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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:

Information / Photocopies supplied by auction house ; Gordon family correspondence, AC482, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box S-000265

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A diary and letters written by Clarence Gordon's father, Jeremiah Smith Gordon, when he was a student at Princeton, appear in AC334, Student Correspondence and Writings Collection.

Lafayette College holds the Gordon, Clarence McCheyne Papers (1931-1933).

The University of Michigan, Clements Library holds the Gordon-Kyle family papers (1801-1861).

The Wade Hall Collection of American Letters at the UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center holds the The Gordon family letters (1889-1904).

Gordon family (Fannettsburg (Pa.))
Gordon, Clarence McCheyne, 1870- (Class of 1891)