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Collection Overview

Creator:
Armstrong, William M. (William Martin), 1919-
Title:
William M. Armstrong Collection on E.L. Godkin
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/nv9352880
Dates:
1833-1978
Size:
14 boxes and 6.5 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-14
Language:
English

Abstract

This collection consists of American historian William M. Armstrong's works and research material on Edwin Lawrence Godkin (1831-1902), a founder and editor of The Nation (1865-1881) and editor of the New York Evening Post (1883-1900). The collection contains typed manuscripts of Armstrong's biography on Godkin along with other writings, as well as photocopies, microfilms, and typescripts of correspondence.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of Armstrong's works and research material on Edwin Lawrence Godkin (1831-1902), a founder and editor of The Nation (1865-1881) and editor of the New York Evening Post (1883-1900). The collection contains typed manuscripts with holograph corrections of Armstrong's biography E. L. Godkin (Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York, 1978) and The Gilded Age Letters of E. L. Godkin (Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York, 1974), as well as photocopies, microfilms, and typescripts of correspondence, particularly of that between Godkin and James Bryce, indexes to correspondence at Harvard and other libraries, bibliographies of Godkin, and photographs of such colleagues and friends of Godkin as Wendell Phillips Garrison, William James, Charles Eliot Norton, Frederick Law Olmstead, Carl Schurz, Henry Villard, and Horace White. In addition, there are offprints of articles about Godkin by Armstrong and others.

Arrangement

This is an unprocessed collection and remains in its original arrangement.

Collection Creator Biography:

Armstrong, William M. (William Martin), 1919-

William Martin Armstrong is an American historian who did research on Edwin Lawrence Godkin (1831-1902), a founder and editor of The Nation (1865-1881) and editor of the New York Evening Post (1883-1900).

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of William M. Armstrong.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This is an unprocessed collection. The contents list provided is a preliminary inventory.

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

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:

William M. Armstrong Collection on E.L. Godkin; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/nv9352880
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-14