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Commonwealth Exploration, 1907-1912
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of material from Daniel Moreau Barringer (Princeton University Class of 1879) and his son, Brandon Barringer (Princeton University Class of 1921). Material regarding the careers of the two men includes correspondence, documents, ledgers, photographs, maps, and printed matter. A large section of the material focuses on the Arizona Meteor Crater, the studying of which Daniel Moreau Barringer devoted much of his time and career. The collection also contains material relating to Brandon Barringer's careers both in finance and in the Army Air Force Office of Statistical Control. In addition to providing insight into their careers, the collection documents their personal lives through correspondence with family and friends, as well as their shared interests in science through organizational and institutional activities.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The 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:
Commonwealth Exploration; Barringer Family Papers, C1250, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Boxes 1; 1.15