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Series 1: Correspondence, 1936-1951
Collection Description & Creator Information
Consists of Wertenbaker's works, correspondence, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed matter. The collection contains manuscripts of his books-- The Planters of Colonial Virginia (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University, 1922), The Founding of American Civilization (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938), The Old South (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942), Princeton 1746-1896 (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1946), Father Knickerbocker Rebels (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948)--as well as working files for articles (many on notable Virginians, the Civil War, and Reconstruction), university and public lectures, and speeches. Much of Wertenbaker's works reflect his scholarly interest in Colonial America in general and the state of Virginia in particular. The bulk of the correspondence concerns his historical research, works, and interests, including professional societies, such as the American Philosophical Society and the American Historical Association, although there is some family correspondence as well. In addition, the collection contains a scrapbook, slides used to illustrate his lectures, offprints of Wertenbaker's articles, and subject files.
In alphabetical order
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:
Series 1: Correspondence; Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker Papers, C0359, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Boxes 1-14; 3A; 9A; 14A