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Series 2: Subject Files, 1950-2000

3 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Series 2, Subject Files, 1950-2000, contains primarily articles, correspondence, and documents kept by Bundy on specific subjects in which he was involved or interested. The bulk of material pertains to Vietnam, including memoranda and documents that he indexed. The index is located in box 8, folder 1. The series also includes notes and speeches by others that he kept. Other material includes information on the Alger Hiss case, executive privilege, Bodyguard of Lies, and the Philip Habib project (Habib served in American embassies in Ottawa, New Zealand, South Korea, and Saigon, and in State Department posts before being named to the American delegation to the Vietnam peace talks in 1968).

Arrangement

Materials in this series are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Collection History

Appraisal

No information about appraisal is available for this collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jennifer Walele in Summer 2003. The Foreign Affairs correspondence was initially processed by Theresa Marchitto, February 1995. A preliminary inventory of two subsequent accessions in February 2002 and January 2003 were combined with the initial collection of correspondence. A finding aid for the entire collection was written by Jennifer Walele in Summer 2003.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Materials in this series are 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:

Series 2: Subject Files; William P. Bundy Papers, MC189, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 6-8