Contents and Arrangement

Subseries 1A: Diaries, 1887-1953 October 22

5 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The William Starr Myers Papers document his teaching career and published works, and include diaries, drafts, notes, lectures, correspondence, printed material, photographs, and scrapbooks. Myers' work as a professor, examples of Myers' professional involvement, and areas of focus are evident throughout the collection. Myers' areas of study include the Republican Party, New Jersey history, and Far East Asian politics. Record of Myers' personal life is evident in his diaries and engagement books and the correspondence with his family.

Please see series descriptions in contents list for additional information about individual series.


The diaries are arranged chronologically. Microfilm of the diaries appears at the end of the subseries.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

Photographic negatives, which had deteriorated, as well as sheet music have been removed.


These papers were processed with an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

This collection is open for research use.

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:

Subseries 1A: Diaries; William Starr Myers Papers, MC098, 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): Boxes 1-4; 36