Contents and Arrangement

Public Relations and the Research Department, 1951

1 folder
Restrictions may apply. See Access Note.

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


TThe original arrangement of the files was maintained. Files are arranged chronologically.

Collection History


Duplicates of Pendray's book Time Capsule were separated from the collection in 2008.


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

Processing Information

No information about the physical processing of this collection is available. A finding aid was created in 2008 by Casey Babcock.

Lantern slides found in former Box 18 were rehoused in Boxes 100-107 in February, 2020. There is now no Box 18 in the papers.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Access to the lantern slides in Boxes 100-107 is restricted due to their fragility. Though digitization may not be possible for every slide, researchers may make requests to digitize material according to Mudd Library's policy on digitization of photographs

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.

33 1/3 rpm and 78 rpm 10" acetates of radio interviews are located in Box 67.

Credit this material:

Public Relations and the Research Department; G. Edward Pendray papers, MC105, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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Existence and Location of Copies

Other material at the Mudd Manuscript Library related to the public relations profession includes the Ivy Ledbetter Lee Papers. Additional material related to astrophysicist John Q. Stewart is held in the John Q. Stewart Papers (C0571) in the Manuscripts Division at Firestone Library.

Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation
American institute of aeronautics and astronautics
American rocket society
United States
Pendray & Company
Public Relations Society of America
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945
Pendray, Leatrice May,1905-1971