Contents and Arrangement

Subseries 1B: Correspondence, 1878-1907

31 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Contains mainly correspondence between Hodder and his wife, Mary Gwinn, from 1895 when they were both professors of English at Bryn Mawr College until 1907, the year of his death, some family correspondence, especially letters by his mother, Mahalia Riley Hodder, and some correspondence including selected letters regarding the Hodder versus Hodder law suit. There are also copies of the Gwinn and Hodder correspondence in Gwinn's hand with some copies written by Katharine Fullerton Gerould.


Arranged by correspondent.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Judith Golden in 1992. Finding aid written by Judith Golden in 1992.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

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:

Subseries 1B: Correspondence; Alfred and Mary Gwinn Hodder Papers, C0450, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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