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Collection Overview

Creator:
Frothingham, Arthur L. (Arthur Lincoln), Jr., 1859-1923
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Frothingham Family Collection
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/j96020643
Dates:
1850-1950
Size:
7 boxes and 2.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-7
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists mainly of correspondence between family members of Arthur L. Frothingham, who was a Princeton professor of archaeology (1886-1905). The collection includes correspondence and family photographs from his father, Arthur L. Frothingham, mother, Jessie Peabody Frothingham, and sister, Jessie Peabody Frothingham. Also present are manuscripts concerning Arthur L. Frothingham's study (ca.1912) on arches in the Roman Empire.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists mainly of correspondence between family members of Frothingham, Princeton professor of archaeology (1886-1905), including his father, Arthur L. Frothingham, mother, Jessie Peabody Frothingham, and sister, Jessie Peabody Frothingham, a writer who also received letters from her publishers and friends, such as Jesse Lynch Williams and Mrs. Grover Cleveland. In addition, the collection contains a box of family photographs. Also present are manuscripts concerning Arthur L. Frothingham's study (ca.1912) on memorial and triumphal arches in Rome and throughout the Roman Empire.

Arrangement:

This is an unprocessed collection and remains in its original arrangement.

Unprocessed. Boxes 4-7 (notes on arches) are arranged alphabetically by place.

Collection Creator Biography:

Frothingham, Arthur L. (Arthur Lincoln), Jr., 1859-1923

Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1859-1923) was an American educator, archaeologist, editor, and author.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Charles F.W. McClure. Additions transfered from Princeton University Archives and Dept. of Art and Archaeology.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

This is an unprocessed collection. The contents list provided is a preliminary inventory.

The collection inventory was created by Michael Heist in August 2007.

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:

Frothingham Family Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/j96020643
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184