Contents and Arrangement

Person, Laura, 1958

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

42 letters and memoranda, 5 postcards


The subseries is arranged alphabetically by correspondent or range of alphabet (such as A - F), and folder contents are arranged alphabetically and then by date.

Collection History


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:

Person, Laura; Albert Schweitzer Collection, C0326, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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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.