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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 (scamss): 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

Scope and Contents

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 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:

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

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1-2