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Series 14: Personal and Family Records, 1868-1970
Collection Description & Creator Information
The Eberstadt papers primarily document his extensive career in public service to the United States related to defense and the economy, as well as his career as an investment banker and his personal life, and include correspondence, reports, his writings, and his personal papers. The papers especially document his work during World War II with the production and distribution of supplies to the military, and his subsequent work on the reorganization of the military. The papers include files concerned with his work with the Reparations Conference in Paris, the Army-Navy Munitions Board, the War Production Board, the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, the National Security Resources Board, and the Hoover Commission on Government Reorganization.
Divided into five sections: Clubs, Trips, Financial Records, Personal Property Files, and Family Files. Clubs is arranged alphabetically by organization and Trips is arranged chronologically. Financial Records and Personal Property Files are not arranged according to any organizational scheme. Family Files is arranged alphabetically by family name, then alphabetically by individual, and then chronologically. There is a section of additional correspondence at the end of the Family Files which was formerly restricted.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
These papers were processed with the generous support of the Ferdinand Eberstadt Foundation and the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Fund.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
- Conditions for Reproduction and 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.
- Special Requirements for Access:
A record of a luncheon in honor of Howard S. Cullman is located in Series 10: Memorabilia, Box 194, and three audio cassette tapes of an interview of Eberstadt are located in Series 15: Additional Papers, Box 277. Access to these materials follows Mudd Manuscript Library policy for preservation and access to audio-visual materials.
- Credit this material:
Series 14: Personal and Family Records; Ferdinand Eberstadt Papers, MC021, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA(609) 258-6345
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 209-276
- United Nations. Atomic Energy Commission
United States. Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (1947-1949)
United States. Joint Army and Navy Munitions Board
United States. National Security Resources Board
United States. War Production Board
Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965.
Forrestal, James, 1892-1949
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964