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- Magie, David, b. 1877
- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- David Magie Papers
- Public Policy Papers
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- 3 boxes
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-3
Consists of papers of Magie (Princeton Class of 1897, professor of classics at Princeton University) relating primarily to his activities as a member of the staff of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace in 1919.
Collection Description & Creator Information
Consists of papers of Magie (Princeton Class of 1897, professor of classics at Princeton University) relating primarily to his activities as a member of the staff of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace in 1919, including a transcript of his interview with Woodrow Wilson on May 22, 1919. Also present are background notes and memoranda by Magie, William Yale, and others on Syria, Lebanon, Armenia, Greece, and other Near East countries, his report "The Kurds of the Ottoman Empire," and his notes taken as a student of the classics in Germany (1901-1904).
Arranged by box in these main groups: American Commission to Negotiate Peace material, background notes, and student notebooks.
- Collection Creator Biography:
David Magie graduate from with the Princeton Class of 1897 and served as professor of classics at Princeton University and as a member of the staff of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace in 1919.
- Processing Information:
Inventory created by Tal Eisenzweig in August 2008.
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:
David Magie Papers; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA(609) 258-6345
- Subject Terms:
- Classics -- Study and teaching -- Germany -- 20th century.
College students -- Germany -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Middle East.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace.
- Genre Terms:
- United States
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
Yale, William, 1888-1975
- Europe -- Foreign relations -- Middle East -- 20th century.
Middle East -- Foreign relations -- Europe -- 20th century.
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.