Contents and Arrangement

Subseries 1B: Speeches and Talks by Thomas Hoving, 1960s-1968

3 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The material in this subseries primarily consists of speeches and talks given by Hoving on a wide variety of topics throughout his career (museum administration, art history, public broadcasting, parks, etc.) and includes correspondence related to his speeches. Some of his book-related talks are filed with his individual book subject files.


This subseries has been arranged chronologically with undated speeches at the beginning.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Sylvia Yu in August - October 2009. Finding aid written by Sylvia Yu in October 2009.

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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Subseries 1B: Speeches and Talks by Thomas Hoving; Thomas Hoving Papers, C1312, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 2-4