Contents and Arrangement

The Great War & its Aftermath, International Affairs, dates not examined

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of papers of Gibbons from the periods when he was a foreign correspondent (1909-1916) in Greece, Spain, Turkey and other Near Eastern countries, a serviceman with the American Expeditionary Forces in France (1917-1918), and a correspondent (1920-1931) for various American magazines in Europe, the Orient, and Africa. Included are articles, dispatches, proofs for PARIS REBORN (1915), and interviews and reports concerned with World War I, U.S. foreign policy, French civilian relief, and European relations with the Near and Far East. Also included are material about Richard E. Byrd's transatlantic flight in 1927, photographs of France and Morocco, book reviews, pamphlet files, maps, documents, scrapbooks, and memorabilia. Correspondence includes letters from John G. Hibben, J. J. Jusserand, Alexander Souter, John J. Pershing, Margaret Deland, and Rodman and John Wanamaker.

Some papers of author and journalist Helen Davenport Gibbons, who married Herbert Gibbons in 1908, are also included here. Helen Davenport Gibbons' papers include correspondence, proofs for PARIS VISTAS (1919), documents, photographs, and memorabilia.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

Information on what has been separated from the papers is not available. It appears that books by Helen Davenport Gibbons have been removed from the papers.

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:

The Great War & its Aftermath, International Affairs; Herbert Adams Gibbons Papers, MC062, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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