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Kloeber, Charles Edward, 1869-1933
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Charles Edward Kloeber Letters to Margaret Emerson Bailey
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
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Firestone Library (mss): Box 1


Consists of seventy letters sent by Charles Edward Kloeber to author Margaret Emerson Bailey from different countries where Kloeber was working as a correspondent for the Associated Press of America.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of seventy letters, both holograph and typed, sent by Charles Edward Kloeber to author Margaret Emerson Bailey. Kloeber writes from different cities, such as Belgrade, Constantinople, New York, Paris, Tokyo, and Vienna, where he is working as a correspondent for the Associated Press of America. Included is a letter Kloeber sent to Bailey from Washington, D.C., explaining how he felt alien there compared to all the other places he had visited. Also included is a photograph of Margaret E. Bailey with an inscription on the verso by her brother, Whitman Bailey.

Collection Creator Biography:

Kloeber, Charles Edward, 1869-1933

Charles Edward Kloeber was an American correspondent with the Associated Press of America, working in New York City, Washington, D.C., and several countries in Europe and in Asia.

Collection History


Kloeber's letter from Washington, D.C., and the photograph of Margaret E. Bailey were a gift of her brother, Whitman Bailey, in December 1947 .

Custodial History

The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '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:

Charles Edward Kloeber Letters to Margaret Emerson Bailey; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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