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Glover, George W. (George Wright), d. 1918
World War I Letters of George W. Glover
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1


Consists of letters written by George W. Glover from England to a Princeton, N.J., friend, George Madison Priest, during World War I.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters written by Glover from England to his friend George Madison Priest (Princeton Class of 1894, professor of Germanic languages, 1912-1941) in Princeton, N.J., concerning the progress and details of World War I.


The letters are arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Glover, George W. (George Wright), d. 1918

George W. Glover studied in Germany and was a member of the staff at the University of Marburg, in Germany, before joining the Princeton University faculty to teach German. In June of 1915 Glover resigned from his position at Princeton and traveled to England to join the Allied war effort. Glover participated in the Somme Offensive as a Second Lieutenant of the Rifle Brigade and, in 1916, received the Distinguished Service Order for his actions in it.

Collection History


AM 9220-9243.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012. Revised by Hilde Creager '2015 in 2013.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Credit this material:

World War I Letters of George W. Glover; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1