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Collection Overview

Creator:
Hottenstein, Marcus S. (Marcus Stephen), 1876-1973
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
"Migrant Pennsylvanian" by Marcus S. Hottenstein
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/qz20ss569
Dates:
1966
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of a typescript copy (carbon) of Migrant Pennsylvanian, an unpublished autobiography by lawyer Marcus S. Hottenstein, in which he reflects on the changes in transportation, economics, politics, and entertainment which took place during the decades from his birth in 1876 up to 1966.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of a typescript copy (carbon) of Hottenstein's Migrant Pennsylvanian, an unpublished autobiography in which he reflects on the changes in transportation, economics, politics, and entertainment which took place during the decades from his birth in 1876 up to 1966. In the course of his reminiscences he discusses the Centennial Exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia, the Standard Oil Company, the United Fruit Company, Shell Oil Company, the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland through Franklin D. Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson and World War I, theater and motion picture developments (Julia Marlowe, the film Birth of a Nation, the Metropolitan Opera, etc.), the replacement of the horse and buggy by the automobile, prohibition, and, briefly, World War II.

Collection Creator Biography:

Marcus S. Hottenstein was an American lawyer and author.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of M.S. Hottenstein. AM 19157.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder Inventory added by Jameson Creager '15 in 2013.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Open for research/

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:

"Migrant Pennsylvanian" by Marcus S. Hottenstein; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/qz20ss569
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184