Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections and Foulke, C. Pardee (Calvin Pardee), 1906-1974
Title:
C. Pardee Foulke Papers on Woodrow Wilson
Repository:
Public Policy Papers
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/5999n338r
Dates:
1916-1948
Size:
2 boxes
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-2
Language:
English

Abstract

C. Pardee Foulke was a prominent Philadelphia businessman. The C. Pardee Foulke Papers on Woodrow Wilson contain an unpublished biography of Woodrow Wilson.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The C. Pardee Foulke Papers on Woodrow Wilson consist of a typed manuscript with holograph corrections of an unpublished biography of Woodrow Wilson.

Collection Creator Biography:

C. (Calvin) Pardee Foulke was a prominent Philadelphia businessman. He was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania on November 16, 1906. His father, a member of the Princeton class of 1905, was Walter Longfellow Foulke (after which Foulke Hall was named) and his mother was Helen Pardee. Foulke attended Chestnut Hill Academy (1914-1920), St. Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire (1920-1925) and graduated from Princeton University with a degree in English in 1929. After finishing at Princeton he attended Harvard Law School until 1933. He became president and vice-president of several oil, timber, and coal companies in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Louisiana, including the Pardee Land Company, the Blackwood Land Company, Blackwood Coal and Coke Company, the Calvin Corp., C. Pardee Works, and Pardee Brothers and Company. Foulke served in the Army Air Corps and Army Air Forces from 1942-1946, attaining the rank of major. He married Marjorie Bouge Davis in May 1952, after his first marriage to Caroline Ryan Hotchkiss in 1948 ended in divorce. C. Pardee Foulke died May 16, 1974.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Mrs. C. Pardee Foulke on February 10, 1976 .

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available for this collection.

Processing Information:

This finding aid was updated by Jennifer Cole on May 2, 2007. Updates included: title, creator, description, arrangement, and contents list.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

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.

Credit this material:

C. Pardee Foulke Papers on Woodrow Wilson; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/5999n338r
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345

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Related Material:

Other material at the Mudd Manuscript Library related to the C. Pardee Foulke Papers on Woodrow Wilson includes the Undergraduate Alumni file of C. Pardee Foulke.

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.

Publication Note:

Information in the biographical section was gathered from C. Pardee Foulke's Undergraduate Alumni Records at Princeton University.

Subject Terms:
Presidents -- United States -- 20th century -- Biographies.
Genre Terms:
Manuscripts.
Names:
Princeton university
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.