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Collection Overview

Creator:
Ferree, Barr, 1862-1924
Title:
Barr Ferree collection
Repository:
Public Policy Papers
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/4f16c285f
Dates:
1880s-1920s
Size:
23 boxes
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (scamudd): Box 1-23
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of two groups of material collected by Ferree: 1) copies of government reports, resolutions, proclamations, statements, and clippings concerning foreign relations, the entry of the United States into World War I, and other varied issues during the administration of Woodrow Wilson.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of two groups of material collected by Ferree: 1) copies of government reports, resolutions, proclamations, statements, and clippings concerning foreign relations, the entry of the United States into World War I, and other varied issues during the administration of Woodrow Wilson. Included are replies to Ferree's requests from the president's secretary, Joseph P. Tumulty. 2) The larger group consists of correspondence and ephemera relating to these general subjects: architecture, cathedrals of France, devastated France (after World War I), Egypt, flags, Germany, (World War I, the sinking of the Lusitania, etc.), libraries, London, museums, national politics (U.S.), New York, painting, Greece and Rome, and sculpture. Many of the letters are responses to Ferree's inquiries as secretary of the Pennsylvania Society of New York, which he founded.

Arrangement

The scrapbook material is arranged in subjects (from scrapbook spine titles) in alphabetical order: architecture, cathedrals of France, devastated France, Egypt, flags, Germany, libraries, London, museums, national, New York, painting, Greece and Rome, and sculpture.

Collection Creator Biography:

Ferree, Barr, 1862-1924

Bar Ferree was an Architectural historian.

Collection History

Acquisition:

There is no specific information about the acquisition of this collection. However, available information indicates that a large collection of books and materials were donated to Princeton's Marquand Library in 1925; it is possible that the materials that make up the Barr Ferree collection were part of this original gift.

Appraisal

Ther is no information about appraisal available for this collection.

Processing Information

A file-level inventory was created by Tal Eisenzweig in August 2008.

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, 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.

Credit this material:

Barr Ferree collection; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/4f16c285f
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (scamudd): Box 1-23