Contents and Arrangement

Series 1: Department of State Press Releases, 1916-1961

2 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The Department of State Press Releases series is composed of press releases published by the Department of State regarding Latin America. The press releases relate economic, social, political, and military events, as well as United States relations with individual Latin American countries. Some folders are supplemented with reports.


Folders arranged alphabetically by country.

Collection History

Custodial History

The collection was transferred to the Mudd Manuscript Library, Public Policy Papers in 1991.


Loose published articles not written by Munro have been removed from the collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Diann Benti in July 2007. Finding aid written by Diann Benti in July 2007.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

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.

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:

Series 1: Department of State Press Releases; Dana Gardner Munro Papers, MC170, 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 1-2

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Related Materials

Other material at the Mudd Manuscript Library relating to Dana Gardner Munro includes his faculty file in the Office of Dean of the Faculty Records (AC118), the Department of History Records (AC049), his writings in the Alumni and Faculty Offprint Collection (AC121), and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Records (AC129)


The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: Obituary, The New York Times, 19 June 1990. Obituary, The Trenton Times, 19 June 1990.

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