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Smyth, Charles Henry, 1866-1937
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Charles Henry Smyth Journals
Manuscripts Division
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2 boxes and 0.6 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-2


Consists of journals kept by Princeton geology professor Charles Henry Smyth, from 1905 until his retirement in 1934.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of journals kept by Smyth, from 1905 until his retirement in 1934. Nine journals contain notes taken on geological field trips between 1892-1899 while Smyth lived in Clinton, New York, and one journal contains notes of the same kind for 1908 at Princeton, New Jersey. The journals are written in pencil and contain drawings of geological formations.

Collection Creator Biography:

Smyth, Charles Henry, 1866-1937

Charles Henry Smyth was a professor of geology at Princeton University.

Collection History


This collection was the gift of Peggy Gross in the Princeton University Geology Library in 1997 with an additional gift by Mrs. Emily Camp in 2009.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

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:

Charles Henry Smyth Journals; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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