Contents and Arrangement

August, dates not examined

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The speeches in this series are arranged in chronological order and the campaign materials are arranged in the order in which they were sent to Princeton.

Collection History


Appraisal criteria for acquiring this collection include the Library's ongoing efforts to strengthen its public policy papers collection and its Adlai Stevenson holdings.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Matt Reeder in June 2005. Finding aid written by Matt Reeder in June 2005.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to The Trustees of Princeton University and researchers do not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with use of donor-created materials within the collection. For materials in the collection not created by the donor, or where the material is not an original, the copyright is likely not held by the University. In these instances, 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. 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 a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting 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.

Credit this material:

August; W. Willard Wirtz Collection on Adlai Stevenson, MC149, 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): Box 3

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Related Materials

Princeton University's Mudd Manuscript Library holds a number of collections documenting the life and career of Adlai Stevenson, particularly the Adlai Stevenson Papers. Other collections include the Carol Evans Files on Adlai Stevenson, the Walter Johnson Papers on Adlai Stevenson, the John Bartlow Martin Files on Adlai Stevenson, and the John J. B. Shea Papers on Adlai Stevenson.

The John F. Kennedy Library holds the David E. Bell Papers, which includes some correspondence regarding Stevenson's campaigns for president.


The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: Martin, John Bartlow. Adlai Stevenson of Illinois and Adlai Stevenson and the World (Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1976 and 1977).

Democratic Party U.S.
Bell, David
Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006.
Martin, John Bartlow, 1915-1987
McGowan, Carl (1911-1987)
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2010
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) (1900-1965)
Tufts, Robert W., 1915-
Wirtz, Willard (1912-2010)