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Baldwin, James Mark, 1861-1934
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
James Mark Baldwin Collection
Manuscripts Division
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2 boxes and 0.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-2


Consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed material relating to the professional career and personal life of American psychologist James Mark Baldwin (Princeton Class of 1884).

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed material relating to the professional career and personal life of Baldwin (Princeton Class of 1884), with much of the collection reflecting the various academic positions he held as a psychologist and philosopher at Princeton, Johns Hopkins, the National University in Mexico City, the French Provincial Universities, and the Ecole des Hautes Sociales in Paris. A large part of the collection deals with the Baldwin family's experiences in World War I, particularly in the sinking of the Sussex in the English Channel in which a daughter was injured. The family settled in France in 1915.


Unprocessed. Folders listed as found.

Collection Creator Biography:

Baldwin, James Mark, 1861-1934

James Mark Baldwin was an American psycholigist and author who made important contributions to experimental and developmental psychology.

Collection History


G. B. Sanderlin notebook: gift of Ms. Jill Godlewski and Ms. Donnis Headley, January 2012.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory prepared by Alex Rodgers '2013 in 2011.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The 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.

Credit this material:

James Mark Baldwin Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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