Contents and Arrangement

Stearns, Claudia, 1944

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of personal and professional writings, correspondence, printed documents, and other materials of Gauss. The bulk of the writings consist of annotated drafts for essays, lectures, and books he authored and edited. Also included are personal wirings, such as diaries, notebooks, and unpublished poetry. The bulk of the correspondence is professional in nature. However, some personal correspondence with family members and close friends is included. The subjects of much of the correspondence pertains to his tenures as professor and dean at Princeton. Memorabilia, photographs, printed material, and miscellaneous emphemera Gauss collected, span his days in Ann Arbor and Princeton. Included here are group photographs, newspaper clippings, pamplets, and calling cards. There are also some documents pertaining to Gauss's wife and family.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.


These papers were processed with a general operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

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:

Stearns, Claudia; Christian Gauss Papers, C0310, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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