Contents and Arrangement

Various Letters to Helen Rood, 1854-1865

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists primarily of letters by Rood (Princeton Class of 1852), written from Troy, N.Y., and Munich, Germany, to Mary Ogden (aunt) and Helen (sister) and Margaret Rood (aunt), and letters to him from family and friends, including one each from the artists W. B. Van Ingen and George Smillie. Also present are letters in German (1858-1871) to Rood's wife, Mathilde, from Robert Scott and miscellaneous correspondence of his father, Anson Rood.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is 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:

Various Letters to Helen Rood; Ogden N. Rood Correspondence, C0602, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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