Contents and Arrangement

Miscellaneous, 1914-1944

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

This folder includes ephemera from a trip Richard M. Abbott took to the Caribbean in 1914. It is possibly on this trip that Richard M. Abbott met H. Wilcockson, with whom he corresponded until at least 1919. The folder also contains a receipt from Showell, Fryer & Co, from 1915, a copy of Early Man in America, by Edwin Swift Balch, published in 1917, and two letters from Eric W. Moorhead to Mrs. Abbott in 1944.


The correspondence is arranged chronologically.

Collection History


No materials were removed during 2013 description work.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jim Flannery, '06 in 2004. Finding aid written by Jim Flannery, '06 in 2004.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing 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.

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:

Miscellaneous; Charles Conrad Abbott Papers, C0290, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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