Contents and Arrangement

Series 1: Correspondence and Related Materials, 1894-1946

7 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Contains the personal papers of Flexner, including diaries and letters to his sister Mary while he served with the American Red Cross Commission to Romania (1917) and as counsel for the Zionist delegation to the Paris Peace Conference (1918-1919); material concerning Albert Einstein, Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Sacco-Vanzetti trial record, and the juvenile court system of the early 1900s; and miscellaneous correspondence.

Also included are biographical notes on Flexner family history, photographs, poems by Hortense, James, and Jean Flexner, and correspondence (1882-1944) between various other members of this large Kentucky family.

Arrangement

No arrangement action taken or arrangement information not recorded at the time of processing.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were separated from this collection.

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:

Series 1: Correspondence and Related Materials; Bernard Flexner Papers, MC056, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345