Contents and Arrangement

Rel-Rog, 1946-1994

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The George W. Ball Papers contain correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, telecons, minutes, appointment books, writings, scrapbooks, clippings, financial information, legal documents, photographs, memorabilia and audiovisual material documenting the private and public life of this lawyer, under secretary of state, ambassador, author and investment banker.

The material is arranged chronologically unless otherwise noted and includes items in Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Korean, and Swedish. Researchers should note some of the material was damaged due to a flood in Ball's basement where some of the papers were stored. Photocopies of the severely damaged items have been made to ensure the survival of their informational content, and the originals discarded.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.


The George W. Ball Papers were processed with the generous support of Douglas B. Ball, Alan S. Dunning, John Kenneth Galbraith, Richard Hinds, Richard Hulbert, Jerome Hyman, James G. Johnson, Jr., Henry Kissinger, Robert McCabe, Andre Newberg, Peter G. Peterson, David Rockefeller, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Adlai Stevenson III, Phillips Talbot, Donald Wilson and The John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Fund.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

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, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to Princeton University and researchers are free to move forward with use of materials without anything further from Mudd Library. For materials not created by the donor, where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. In these instances, researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Special Requirements for Access:

Access to audiovisual material follows the Mudd Manuscript Library policy for preservation and access to audiovisual materials.

Credit this material:

Rel-Rog; George W. Ball Papers, MC031, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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