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- Tobey, Carl, 1918-1991
- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Carl Tobey Papers
- Public Policy Papers
- Permanent URL:
- 1940-1977 (mostly 1955-1976)
- 11 boxes
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-11
Consists mainly of correspondence and manuscripts of Tobey (Princeton Class of 1940) from the period (1955-1976) when he was a member of the staff of the Turkish Ministry of Education in Samsun, Turkey, teaching English.
Collection Description & Creator Information
Consists mainly of correspondence and manuscripts of Tobey (Princeton Class of 1940) from the period (1955-1976) when he was a member of the staff of the Turkish Ministry of Education in Samsun, Turkey, teaching English. There are 21 binders of correspondence, photographs, and cards from various friends, family, and associates reflecting his interests in Turkish literature and music, horticulture, and the collecting of botanical specimens. Also included are poems, prose, lyrics, musical scores, phonograph records of Turkish songs, manuscripts for one published and two unpublished works of poetry and prose-- Poems of a Twelve-Month Year (1954), The Hundred-Petalled Rose, and A Conception of Place--and an album of photographs of flowers (Samsun, 1972-1976), entitled Ahmet's and My Garden.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Carl Tobey was a member of the Princeton University Class of 1940 and was a member of the staff of the Turkish Ministry of Education in Samsun, Turkey, where he taught English from 1955-1976.
This collection was a gift of Carl Tobey in November, 1977.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No information about appraisal is available for this collection.
- 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:
Carl Tobey 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
- Alternative Form Available:
Published under same title (London: Fortune Press, 1954).
- Subject Terms:
- English language -- Study and teaching -- Turkey -- 20th century.
Gardens -- Turkey -- 20th century.
Gardens, Islamic -- Turkey -- 20th century.
Horticulture -- Turkey -- 20th century.
Music -- Turkey -- 20th century
Plant collectors -- Turkey -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
Poets, American -- 20th century.
Turkish literature -- 20th century.
- Genre Terms:
- Turkey -- Social conditions -- 20th century.