Contents and Arrangement

Militia, 1913-1915

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged alphabetically by subject or correspondent.

Collection History


Duplicate materials were separated from this collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson and Grace Loro in 2008. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in September 2008.

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.

Credit this material:

Militia; Lindley M. Garrison Papers, MC060, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
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Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 6

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Related Materials

The Mudd Manuscript Library holds many collections related to World War I, including the papers of government officials, soldiers, journalists, individuals involved in aid work, peace negotiations and the economic rebuilding of Europe, and collected materials related to the war. Researchers wishing to access these collections should search for the subject "World War, 1914-1918" or related terms in the Princeton University Library Finding Aids website. Collections at the Mudd Manuscript Library of particular relevance to the Lindley M. Garrison Papers include the Papers of the Woodrow Wilson Project Records and other collections on Wilson, the papers of Secretary of State Robert Lansing, and the papers of Chairman of the Commission on Training Camp Activities Raymond Blaine Fosdick.

Another collection of Garrison's papers, also related to his service as Secretary of War, is located at the New Jersey Historical Society.


The following sources were consulted during preparation of the biographical note: Biographical Directory of the United States Executive Branch, 1774-1989, Robert Sobel, editor-in-chief. New York: Greenwood Press, 1990. "Lindley M. Garrison Dies in 68th Year." The New York Times, October 20, 1932. Requests for Biographical Information about Garrison; 1913-1914; Lindley M. Garrison Papers, Box 7 Folder 14; Public Policy Papers, Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

United States. War Department
Garrison, Lindley M. (Lindley Miller), 1864-1932
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.