Contents and Arrangement

Series 3: Correspondence, 1888-1969

3 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The Correspondence series contains personal correspondence between Greenbaum and his family and friends. The alphabetical correspondence includes discussions of the World Wars. The chronological correspondence contains letters pertaining to Greenbaum's participation in his community and congratulations for earning the Rogerson Cup and Medal from Williams College in 1957.


The majority of the correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. The remaining correspondence is arranged chronologically.

Collection History


Duplicate publications have been separated from this collection. Publications have been removed to be cataloged separately.


These papers were processed with the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Fund.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson and Elissa Frankle in 2006. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in April 2006.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

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:

Series 3: Correspondence; Edward S. Greenbaum Papers, MC069, 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 11-13

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Related Materials

A collection of papers related to Greenbaum's service in the War Department, "Security-Classified Records of Executive Assistant Brig. Gen. Edward S. Greenbaum and His Aide, Lt. Col. James P. Hendrick, 1940-1945" (5 linear feet) is located at the National Archives in College Park, MD.

This collection is part of a group of 28 Mudd Manuscript Library collections related to 20th century economic thought and development which were processed as part of a National Historical Publications and Records Commission funded project. Researchers wishing to access these collections should search for the subject "Economics--20th century" or related terms in the Princeton University Library Main Catalog. Collections at the Mudd Manuscript Library of particular relevance to the Edward S. Greenbaum Papers are the Kreuger & Toll Company Records, which contain materials on Greenbaum's work as trustee of the American estate of Ivar Kreuger, and the papers of two other individuals who served in the United States War Department during World War II, J. Douglas Brown and Howard C. Petersen.


The following sources were consulted during preparation of biographical note: "E.S. Greenbaum Wed to Miss Schwarcz." The New York Times, October 22, 1920. "Law Firm that Won Battle to Publish 'Ulysses' is Closing its Doors," by David M. Margolick. The New York Times, March 19, 1982. Materials from Series 1: Biographical; Edward S. Greenbaum Papers; Public Policy Papers, Special Collections, Princeton University Library. Obituary of Edward S. Greenbaum. The New York Times, June 13, 1970. "Study the Causes of Civil Litigation." The New York Times, July 25, 1929.

Columbia University. Project for Effective Justice
United Nations. General Assembly
United States. War Department
The Committee for Modern Courts
Long Island Rail Road Commission
Kreuger & Toll
Greenbaum, Wolff & Ernst
New Jersey. Dept. of Institutes and Agencies Studies Commission
New York (State). Judicial Conference
Allilueva, Svetlana, 1926-2011 (1926-2011)
Greenbaum, Edward S. (Edward Samuel), 1890-1970