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Collection Description & Creator Information
Divided into two sections: Press Conferences and Press Releases. Each section is arranged chronologically.
Duplicate materials have been separated from this collection.
These papers were processed with the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson with the assistance of Clelia Douyon, Grace Haaland, Brandon Joseph, and Jamie LaMontagne in 2009. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in March 2009.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
- 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.
Phonograph recordings of speeches and television appearances by Forrestal are located in Boxes 180 and 181.
- Credit this material:
1949; James V. Forrestal Papers, MC051, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpph): Box 154
- Existence and Location of Copies
FOR DIGITIZED CONTENT: The papers, with the exception of Series 6: Oversized Materials, have been digitized and may be viewed or downloaded through this finding aid. To view materials, navigate to a specific folder, rather than an entire series or subseries.
The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: "Forrestal, James Vincent" by Jeffery M. Dorwart, American National Biography Online. www.anb.org (accessed January 14, 2009). "Forrestal, James V." biography from Current Biography, H.W. Wilson Company, 1948. "Forrestal Killed in 13-Story Leap; U.S. Mourning Set" by Walter H. Waggoner, The New York Times, May 23, 1949. "James V. Forrestal," U.S. Department of Defense biography. http://www.defenselink.mil (accessed January 14, 2009).
- United States. Department of Defense
United States. Navy
Forrestal, James, 1892-1949