- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
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Series 3: Articles and Speeches, 1974-2021
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
This series contains copies and printouts of articles, essays, speeches, book talk prompts, forwards and introductions, letters to editors and congressmen, drafts of social media posts, newsletters, and informal writings by T. A. Barron, as well as some articles by others about him and interviews. Materials span a wide range of topics, including his books, environmental activism, politics, education, writing, inspirational topics, service, and other subjects. Also present are video files of Barron's talks and readings stored on DVDs and USB flash drives, many of which are available online through his social media platforms.
Arranged in rough chronological order, with video materials at the end.
No materials were separated from the collection during 2016-2021 processing.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Kelly Bolding in March-April 2016, with assistance from Fiona Bell '18. Finding aid description was provided by the donor. Arrangement and description of the collection existing when the materials arrived at the library was largely preserved during processing. Finding aid updated based on donor description by Kelly Bolding and Sophia Alvarez '18 in December 2016 and by Kelly Bolding in May 2017, December 2017, June 2018, January 2019, and December 2021.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Personal materials, including personal journals and letters, fan mail, and correspondence with other authors (Series 4, housed in boxes Box B-000657 and B-000658), are closed for research until January 1, 2025, in accordance with the donor agreement.
- 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:
Series 3: Articles and Speeches; T. A. Barron Papers, C1522, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Boxes B-000650, B-000654 to B-000656, B-001755, P-000044
- Barron, T. A. (1952- )