Contents and Arrangement

Pages 1-139, parts 1-4, 1933-1960

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The papers in this collection are arranged chronologically.

Collection History

Custodial History

This collection consists of excerpts were taken from Fraenkel's full diaries which are held at Harvard University's Law School Library. The full diary is closed until 2023.


No information about appraisal is available for this collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Dan Santamaria in March 4, 2008. A collection-level description was created at this time.

In 2022, narrative description was edited to more accurately describe the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

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:

Pages 1-139, parts 1-4; Osmond K. Fraenkel Diaries, MC192, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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