Contents and Arrangement

List of Libraries in Istanbul, 1934

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and documents of Wright (Princeton Class of 1921) relating to his work in Turkey, Princeton, and Washington, D.C. There is extensive correspondence with his father (Princeton Class of 1892) while Wright was president of the American College for Girls and Robert College in Istanbul, and the collection includes sketches of the founders of Robert College and papers on the earthquake that took place in Turkey in 1939. In addition, there are some essays, translations, and correspondence of Wright's father who was president of Lincoln University (Pa.), one of the first American universities for blacks.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

Gift of George C. Wright in 1973 (AM 21224?).

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

List of Libraries in Istanbul; Walter Livingston Wright Papers, C0119, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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