Contents and Arrangement

General Correspondence, 1906-1952

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Primarily consists of professional correspondence related to McClure's role as a teacher and headmistress at the Columbus School for Girls. Letters from fellow educators, administrators, and potential commencement speakers are included. Additionally, there are letters related to the McClures' involvement with the Princeton University community, and Grace's participation in various clubs and organizations in Princeton, New Jersey.

Letters to her husband, Charles F.W. McClure, and her father George D. Jones are also included.

Collection History


No materials were removed from the collection during 2018 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.

Processing Information

The collection inventory was originally created by Michael Heist in August 2007.

Collection was processed by Sara Rogers in August 2018. Finding aid written by Sara Rogers in August 2018.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

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:

General Correspondence; Grace L. J. McClure Papers, C0489, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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