Contents and Arrangement

Photographs from Baker's Personal Papers, dates not examined

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Includes portraits of Wilson, his family, government officials, politicians, military leaders, and buildings associated with Wilson's life.


Divided into four sections: Photographs from Baker's Personal Papers, Wilson-Related Photographs, Wilson Photographs, and Oversized. Wilson-Related Photographs are arranged alphabetically by individual or subject.

Collection History

Custodial History

A portion of the collection was transferred to the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library from the Manuscripts Division of Special Collections, Princeton University in December 1990. An additional five folders were transferred in 2010.


No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Photographs from Baker's Personal Papers; Ray Stannard Baker Papers, MC004, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 19

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Related Materials

This collection is part of a group of over 20 collections held at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library related to Woodrow Wilson, which can be located by searching for the subject "Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924" on the Princeton Finding Aids website or in the Princeton Library Main Catalog.

Please see Woodrow Wilson: A Guide to Selected Resources in the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library for more particulars.

Additionally, the Library of Congress and the Jones Library in Amherst, Massachusetts hold important Ray Stannard Baker collections. His papers at the Library of Congress document his career as a journalist and writer, including authoring the Wilson biography, and his participation at the Paris Peace Conference. His papers at the Jones Library are predominantly related to his writing under the pseudonym David Grayson.


The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: Grantham, Dewey W. "Baker, Ray Stannard," American National Biography. Online February 2000. "Ray S. Baker Dead; Noted Biographer." The New York Times, July 13, 1946. Seymour-Smith, Martin and Andrew C. Kimmens, eds. World Authors, 1900-1950. New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1996. Whitman, Alden, ed. American Reformers. New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1985.

United States. American Commission to Negotiate Peace
League of Nations.
Baker, Ray Stannard (1870-1946)
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.