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Hotchkiss, Thomas W. (Thomas Woodward), 1867-1953
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Selected Papers of Thomas W. Hotchkiss
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.4 linear feet
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ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1


The Selected Papers of Thomas W. Hotchkiss consists of articles, notes, correspondence, and clippings of the American lawyer, editor, magazine writer, professional researcher, and Princeton graduate (Class of 1889) Thomas W. (Thomas Woodward) Hotchkiss (1867-1953).

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists primarily of Hotchkiss' articles (in both manuscript and published form) on a variety of historical topics, with related newspaper clippings, correspondence, and notes. Included are "History of the Gracie Mansion," "The True General Grant," notes on the history of early American flags, and articles relating to the history of Princeton University in the January and December 1892 issues of the Magazine of American History and the January 1892 issue of Outing. Noteworthy items include letters, one each, from Hamlin Garland (n.d.), James Truslow Adams (1921), and Hjalmer Rued Holand (1909).

The following standard abbreviations, or their variations, are used to identify materials in this collection: TLS = typed letter signed, AMs = autograph manuscript, and TMs = typed manuscript.


The collection has been organized by material type.

Collection Creator Biography:

Hotchkiss was a lawyer, editor, magazine writer, professional researcher, and Princeton graduate (Class of 1889).

Collection History

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Ran Tao, Princeton Class of 2006 in 2004. Finding aid written by Ran Tao, Princeton Class of 2006 in 2004.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Selected Papers of Thomas W. Hotchkiss; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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