Contents and Arrangement

Warren Alfred Stark and Jean Baldwin Stark Correspondence, 1948-1957

2 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Primarily includes letters from Warren to Jean as well as a fair number from Jean to Warren. There are also some family letters and letters from various correspondents to both Warren and Jean.


Materials are grouped by type/genre based on how the materials arrived to the library from the dealer.

Collection History


AM 2023-079


No materials were separated from the collection during 2021 processing. A sleeve of 5 acetate photograph negatives that were damaged beyond repair were removed from the collection during 2023 processing.


Baseline processing of this collection (AM 2022-008) was sponsored by the Delafield Fund.

Processing Information

Baseline processing of this collection was completed by Kelly Bolding in August 2021. Finding aid writing by Kelly Bolding in August 2021. Additional processing and revision of the finding aid was completed by Faith Charlton in February 2023, incorporating description provided by the dealer.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

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:

Warren Alfred Stark and Jean Baldwin Stark Correspondence; Warren Alfred Stark Papers, C1679, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-2