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Oakley, Alonzo Gore
Alonzo Gore Oakley Diaries
Manuscripts Division
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1 box
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  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1


Consists of 50 diaries of Alonzo Gore Oakley, a manager of the New York City office of the United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 50 diaries of Oakley, several of which detail trips taken abroad.


The diaries are arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Oakley, Alonzo Gore

Alonzo Gore Oakley became manager of the New York office of the United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company in 1910 and was promoted to vice-president, resident in New York, in the 1930s.

Collection History


Gift of George Collins in 2009 . AM 2009-142


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by John Delaney in June 2009. Finding aid written by John Delaney in June 2009. Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '2015 in 2013.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Alonzo Gore Oakley Diaries; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1