Contents and Arrangement

Platt, Charles B. (father), 1896-1898

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of personal papers of Platt. Included are letters from Sbyl Colefax, Richard Offner, James F. Fielder, Harold W. Dodds, Bernard Berenson, Philip Hofer, Walter Lowrie, Frank Jewett Mather, Jr., Edward Hutton, Woodrow Wilson, Mary Chamberlin Fellows (Platt's grandmother), and his parents, Charles and Lillian Platt.

Also included are a few student writings by Platt, with an essay on his impressions of Woodrow Wilson, certificates and awards, photographs, Princeton and family memorabilia, genealogical notes, clippings, a file of correspondence (1938-1971) of Platt's wife, Ethel Bliss Platt, her manuscript catalog of Platt's art collection, miscellaneous papers concerning the art historian F. Mason Perkins for whom Platt acted as investment counselor, and travel journals (1888-1937).

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Platt, Charles B. (father); Princeton University Library Collection of Dan Fellows Platt and Ethel Bliss Platt Materials, C0860, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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