Contents and Arrangement

Sam Hood, 2007 September 9

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Memorial poem by E.S. dated 2007 September 9, obituary in New York Times, plus tribute card.


Materials are physically arranged in the order in which they were received, with intellectual arrangement from the creator.

Collection History


About 12 linear feet of mass-produced published materials, including books, pamphlets, and newspapers as well as commercial CDs were removed as were answering machine tapes.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Kelly Bolding, Faith Charlton, Phoebe Nobles, and Amy C. Vo with assistance from August Roberts '25, and Lauren Williams in 2022.

Finding aid written by Kelly Bolding, Faith Charlton, Phoebe Nobles, and Amy C. Vo, with assistance from August Roberts '25 and Lauren Williams in 2022. Creator-supplied description was largely retained. Processors supplied box-level descriptions when materials could not be matched to the inventory that was provided at the time of acquisition.

The born-digital materials in this collection have been processed according to Princeton University Library's Born-Digital Processing Workflows. For more information on the workflow, please read our full Born-Digital Processing Information Note.

Conservation Note

Some materials in this collection were treated for mold and pests in 2022 and 2023. Materials that were treated are noted in the inventory.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is 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.

This collection contains digital files, which may require specific software or hardware for access. Refer to our Tips on Accessing Born-Digital Content for information on how to render these file formats.

Credit this material:

Sam Hood; Ed Sanders Papers, C1703, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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