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- Wallace, Hugh C. (Hugh Campbell), 1863-1931
- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Hugh C. Wallace Papers
- Public Policy Papers
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- 1 box
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- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1
Identified post-1887 with the commercial development of Tacoma, Wash., Wallace became one of the most influential financiers of the U.S. Northwest and was a leader of the Democratic party in the region. Consists of correspondence primarily of Wallace, former member of the Democratic National Committee in 1916, relating to the campaign and reelection of president Woodrow Wilson.
Collection Description & Creator Information
Consists of correspondence primarily of Wallace, former member of the Democratic National Committee in 1916, relating to the campaign and reelection of president Woodrow Wilson. As Wallace was appointed American ambassador to France in 1919, there is also correspondence concerning the signing of the peace treaty of Versailles and the Supreme Council and Conference of Ambassadors in Paris. Also included is correspondence with Robert Underwood Johnson and William Colby, as well as a memorandum, concerning E.M.House. In addition, the collection contains two of Wallace's speeches (1922, 1924), travel permits, and documents relating to his receipt of the grand cross of the Legion d'Honneur.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Wallace, Hugh C. (Hugh Campbell), 1863-1931
Identified post-1887 with the commercial development of Tacoma, Washington, Wallace became one of the most influential financiers of the U.S. Northwest and was a leader of the Democratic party in the region. A trusted adviser to President Woodrow Wilson, he served as ambassador to France, 1919-1921 (DAB).
The majority of the collection was the gift of Wallace's great-grandson, Hugh C. Wallace, Jr., in 1992. The 1920 Colby telegram, the 1921 Johnson correspondence, and the memorandum concerning E.M.House are a library purchase. The accession number associated with this purchase is ML.2009.014.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No information about appraisal is available for this collection.
- Processing Information:
No information about the physical processing of the initial collection is available. Materials from the August 2009 accession were incorporated into the collection and the EAD finding aid was updated at this time.
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.
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Hugh C. Wallace Papers; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA(609) 258-6345