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Series 4: Clippings, 1910-1939
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The Clippings series is composed of bound and loose articles from newspapers and magazines. The bound articles have been mounted onto pages for binding, although most are not currently in bindings. These include articles from Life and The North American Review, as well as a few other magazines and newspapers and clippings of published political cartoons, about Wilson. Topics include World War I, especially related to Wilson's peacemaking efforts, Wilson's policies as United States president generally, and a few about his earlier career as New Jersey state governor. The majority of the loose articles are clippings from newspapers regarding Wilson's political career. Subjects of the chronological section include the presidential campaign of 1916, Wilson's presidential policies, especially regarding World War I, keeping the United States from entering World War I, memorials after Wilson's death, and analysis of his career. Subjects of the subject section include a complete run of the series "America and World Peace" by Baker about Wilson's role in the Paris Peace Conference, reviews of books about Wilson, articles about Edith Wilson's support of her husband during his presidency, and international newspapers reporting on the Paris Peace Conference and Wilson's death.
Divided into two sections: Bound and Loose. Loose are arranged chronologically or by subject.
- 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.
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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:
Series 4: Clippings; Ray Stannard Baker Papers, MC004, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 23-29
The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: Grantham, Dewey W. "Baker, Ray Stannard," American National Biography. http://www.anb.org/articles/15/15-00031.html 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.