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Daniels, Winthrop More, 1867-1944
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Winthrop M. Daniels Correspondence
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1


Contains selected correspondence of economics professor Winthrop M. Daniels (Princeton Class of 1888).

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection contains selected correspondence of Daniels (Princeton Class of 1888). Included are letters concerning his appointment to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Commissioners in 1911, and his resignation from the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1923. Correspondents include John Grier Hibben, Oswald Garrison Villard, Joseph Tumulty, Walter Howe, James F. Fielder, and George L. Record. Also present are documents and correspondence related to Daniels' property on Mercer Street in Princeton, New Jersey.


Arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Daniels, Winthrop More, 1867-1944

A member of the Princeton University Class of 1888, Winthrop M. Daniels was a professor of economics at Princeton University, 1895-1923, and at Yale University, 1923-1935. Additionally, Daniels served on the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Commissioners and the Interstate Commerce Commission

Collection History


Gift of R. Balfour Daniels, transferred from the P.U. archives in Mudd Library (AM1993-55).

Custodial History

The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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.

Credit this material:

Winthrop M. Daniels Correspondence; 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:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1