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Subseries 2B: Letters by Schweitzer, 1913-1964
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Consists of approximately 27 letters written by Schweitzer to other individuals, such as Albert Einstein, Walter Lowrie, and Howard C. Rice, Jr.
The letters are organized alphabetically by recipient.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Traci Ballou in June and July, 2005. Finding aid written by Traci Ballou in July 2005.
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.
- 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:
Subseries 2B: Letters by Schweitzer; Albert Schweitzer Collection, C0326, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1
Some of the photographs in the collection came to print in the following publications: Charles R. Joy and Melvin Arnold, The Africa of Albert Schweitzer (Boston: The Beacon Press, 1948), and Charles R. Joy, editor, The Animal World of Albert Schweitzer (Boston: The Beacon Press, 1950).
The following two sources were consulted in preparation of the biographical sketch: (1) Fairbain, Robert H. "Albert Schweitzer—History in the Making." Journal De Acemi—Camsi Journal, October 1956: 7-13. (2) Joy, Charles R., and Melvin Arnold. The Africa of Albert Schweitzer. Boston: The Beacon Press, 1948.
- Joy, Charles Rhind, 1885- .
Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965.