- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
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- Ludlow, James M. (James Meeker), 1841-1932
- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- James M. Ludlow Manuscripts
- Manuscripts Division
- Permanent URL:
- 2 boxes and 0.6 linear feet
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-2
The James M. Ludlow Manuscripts consist of assorted manuscripts and a small selection of miscellaneous material of the American Presbyterian clergyman, author, and Princeton graduate (Class of 1861), James Meeker Ludlow (1841-1932).
Collection Description & Creator Information
Consists of unpublished manuscripts, a small selection of printed matter, and one letter. The manuscripts include four volumes of essays, "Andiron Stories," "Science and the Bible," an untitled volume of miscellaneous essays, and a group of essays in autobiographical form; an essay written by Ludlow on the occasion of his 90th birthday; the play "Jephthah;" and a volume of short stories, "Ghost Stalking in Italy." There are several printed sermons by Ludlow and newspaper clippings. There is also one letter by the editors of The Atlantic Monthly regarding essays that Ludlow submitted to the magazine.
The following standard abbreviations, or their variations, are used to identify materials in this collection: TLS = typed letter signed, AMsS = autograph manuscript signed, and TMsS = typed manuscript signed.
The collection has been organized alphabetically by title, with miscellaneous material located at the end.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Ludlow was a Presbyterian clergyman and author, as well as a member of the Princeton Class of 1861.
- Custodial History:
The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information:
This collection was processed by Karla J. Vecchia in 2004. Finding aid written by Karla J. Vecchia in 2004.
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:
James M. Ludlow Manuscripts; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Subject Terms:
- Authors, American -- 19th century.
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Bible and science.
Clergy -- United States -- 19th century.
Clergy -- United States -- 20th century.
Short stories, American -- 19th century.
Short stories, American -- 20th century.
- Genre Terms:
- Presbyterian church in the U.S.A.