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Series 1: Biography, 1940-1996
Collection Description & Creator Information
Petersen's papers document his entire career, especially his work with the new Security and Exchange Commission regulations as a lawyer in the 1930s and with the United States War Department during World War II, and include correspondence, articles, and publications. The papers also document his career as a lawyer and his service as president of Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company, as Special Assistant on International Trade for President Kennedy, and as National Finance Chairman for the 1952 Eisenhower campaign.
Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.
Arranged alphabetically by document type. Correspondence is arranged chronologically.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
Materials separated from this collection include duplicate publications, personal bank statements, news magazines and newspapers, and invitations and itineraries from the International Monetary Conference.
These papers were processed with the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Fund.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions for Reproduction and 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, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to Princeton University and researchers are free to move forward with use of materials without anything further from Mudd Library. For materials not created by the donor, where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. In these instances, researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.
- Credit this material:
Series 1: Biography; Howard C. Petersen Papers, MC196, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA(609) 258-6345
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1
- Committee for Economic Development.
Cravath, de Gersdorff, Swaine & Wood.
Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company
United States. War Department
International Monetary Conference
Military Training Camps Association (U.S.)
Clark, Grenville, 1882-1967
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Kennedy, John F. John Fitzgerald 1917-1963
Petersen, Howard C. (Howard Charles), 1910-1995