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Howe, Edward Leavitt
Selected Papers of Edward L. Howe
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1


Consists of correspondence, documents, and memorabilia of the American banker and Princeton graduate (Class of 1891) Edward Leavitt Howe (1870-1952).

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collectino consists of papers from Howe's estate, including correspondence, documents, and memorabilia, as well as Woodrow Wilson material (primarily inaugural), a James Madison document (1809), an Italian certificate of honor, copies of early American newspapers (1763, 1771, 1785), and an 1883 map of Bay Head, New Jersey. Correspondents include Jesse Carter, Roscoe Conkling, Mr. Dickinson, Henry Jones Ford, Lindley Miller Garrison, Carter Glass, Alonzo Hepburn, and John Wingate Weeks. There is also a letter from Annie Howe to Mrs. James S. Croll (Aug. 17, 1915)

The following standard abbreviations, or their variations, are used to identify materials in this collection: ALS = autograph letter signed, TLS = typed letter signed, DS = document signed, and AN = autograph note.

Collection Creator Biography:

Howe, Edward Leavitt

Edward Leavitt Howe was an American banker and Princeton graduate (Class of 1891).

Collection History


Gift of Mrs. Edward L. Howe.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Ran Tao in 2003. Finding aid written by Ran Tao in 2003.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact 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:

Selected Papers of Edward L. Howe; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
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Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1