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Subseries 1C: Personal Correspondence, 1926-1945
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
This series consists of a scrapbook and one box of personal correspondence files.
The scrapbook contains letters, invitations, telegrams, etc. selected by Bernard M. Baruch in the 1930s. They include messages from: Albert I, King of Belgium; Baker, Newton D.; Benes, Eduard; Churchill, Winston; Clemenceau, Georges; Coolidge, Calvin; Davis, Norman H.; Edison, Thomas A.; Hoover, Herbert; Kahn, Otto H.; Lehman, Herbert H.; Lloyd George, David; Loucheur, Louis; Louis, Prince of Monaco; Marie, Queen of Rumania; Mellon, Andrew; Pershing, John J.; Reading, Lord; Rogers, Will; Roosevelt, Eleanor; Roosevelt, Franklin D; Smith, Alfred E.; Smuts, Jan Christian; Vandenberg, Arthur; Wagner, Robert, Sr.; Wilson, Mrs. Woodrow; Young, Owen D.
The box of files includes messages from: Arne, Sigrid; Bell, James F.; Bracken, Brendan; Canaday, Ward M.; Carlisle, John; Carroll, Charles; Childs, Marquis; Churchill, Winston; Clayton, William L.; Compton, Karl T.; Conant, James F.; Davis, Donald D.; Dewey, Bradley; Dewey, Thomas E.; Eberstadt, Ferdinand; Field, Carter; Ginsberg, David; Gerard, James W.; Golden, John; Hancock, John M.; Henderson, Leon; Hertz, John; Hoover, Herbert; Hopkins, Harry; Jeffers, William M.; Kaiser, Henry J.; Krug, J.A.; Lubin, Isador; Luce, Clare B.; Luce, Henry; Moody, Blair; Nathan, Robert R.; Nelson, Donald; Pearson, Drew; Pershing, John J.; Ritchie, John A.; Roosevelt, Eleanor; Rosenberg, Anna; Rusk, Howard A.; Sarnoff, David; Shaw, Arch W.; Simpson, Elliott E.; Swope, Herbert Bayard; Symington, Stuart; Watson, Edwin; Wilson, Charles E.; Woll, Matthew.
The scrapbook is arranged chronologically. The files are arranged alphabetically by last name.
Three boxes of duplicate writings have been separated from this collection and one duplicate treaty volume was transferred to the Special Collections at Firestone Library.
- Processing Information
Re-processed by Regine Heberlein in 2010.
Card index and accessions ML.2019.004 and ML.2019.018 added and finding aid updated by Phoebe Nobles in August, 2019.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.
- 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:
Subseries 1C: Personal Correspondence; Bernard M. Baruch Papers, MC006, 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 218
- Existence and Location of Copies
Publications: Three works by Bernard M. Baruch, Baruch: My Own Story (New York: Holt, 1957), Baruch: The Public Years (New York: Holt, 1960), and The Making of the Reparation and Economic Sections of the Treaty (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1920), and one by Grosvenor B. Clarkson, Industrial America in the World War (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1923).
- Other Finding Aids
For Subseries 1B: Selected Correspondence, a chronological and alphabetical card file index to correspondents is available for the years 1912-1945. Each card entry includes name of correspondent, date, number of pages, type of communication and a brief summary of the contents. Researchers can find this card index in Series 7.
- Council of National Defense.
National industrial conference board
Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965.
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.