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- Ferree, Barr, 1862-1924
- Barr Ferree collection
- Public Policy Papers
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- 23 boxes
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-23
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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:
Barr Ferree collection; 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
- Subject Terms:
Cathedrals -- France.
Government publications -- United States -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Destruction and pillage -- France.
- Genre Terms:
- Lusitania (Steamship)
Pennsylvania society of New York
Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
- London (England)
New York (State)
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1913-1921.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.