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Dahlgren, Ulric, 1870-1946
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Selected Papers of Ulric Dahlgren
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.4 linear feet
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  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1


Consists of writings, correspondence, and subject files of Ulric Dahlgren (Princeton Class of 1894), a professor in Princeton's Department of Biology.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of writings, correspondence, and subject files of Dahlgren (Princeton Class of 1894), a professor in Princeton's Department of Biology. The collection contains his history of the department and his outlines of seminars in the biology and zoology departments. There is correspondence from colleagues, including Edwin Grant Conklin, Bradley M. Davis, H. E. Jordan, and J. Sterling Kingsley, and letters relating to the Apgar Club. The subject files have material on the Princeton Mosquito Committee (1914-1918), the Committee on University Extension (1915), and readings recommended to candidates for the degree of Ph.D. in biology (1915). Includes a manuscript from 1864 by Dahlgren's grandfather, John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren.

Collection Creator Biography:

Dahlgren, Ulric, 1870-1946

Ulric Dahlgren was a professor of biology at Princeton University.

Collection History


Letter by Admiral John Dahlgren on the death of his son is a gift of John Kemp Bartlett. AM13413.

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.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '15 in 2013.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

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:

Selected Papers of Ulric Dahlgren; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1