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Weber, Orlando F. (Orlando Franklin), 1879-1945
Orlando F. Weber Collection, 1791-1903
Manuscripts Division
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1791-1903 (mostly 1820-1832)
1 box and 0.4 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1


Consists of mostly nineteenth-century material collected by Orlando F. Weber, a prominent industrialist with an interest in the history of corporate practices and economics.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters, with typed transcripts, of 19th-century economists, philosophers, and others, including Mathew Carey, Henry C. Carey, Edward Everett, John Stuart Mill, T. A. Robinson, and Isaiah Thomas, as well as deeds and invoices of Mathew Carey, which were collected by Weber, a prominent industrialist with an interest in the history of corporate practices and economics.

Collection Creator Biography:

Weber, Orlando F. (Orlando Franklin), 1879-1945

Orlando F. Weber (was head of the Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation from 1920 until his retirement in 1935. He gathered his library as a basis for his studies of managerial methods, and as part of a research program which aimed to present the complexities of economic theory in simple terms to the average citizen.

Collection History




No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Allyse Terrell '2014 in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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:

Orlando F. Weber Collection, 1791-1903; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1