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Series 2: Private Sector Work, 1915-1995
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The Private Sector Work series documents Petersen's career in the fields of law and finance. Please see the subseries descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual subseries.
Divided into four subseries, arranged chronologically by the organization in which he worked: Cravath, DeGersdorff, Swaine & Wood, New York Law Firm; Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company, Committee for Economic Development, and Adela Investment Company S.A.
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.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson in 2005. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in December 2005.
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, 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.
- 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: Private Sector Work; 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
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-12
The following articles were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: "Howard Charles Petersen (7 May 1910-28 December 1995)" by William B. Eagleson, Jr. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 142, No.2 (June 1998), pp. 294-299. "Howard Petersen, 85, banker and trade adviser" by Eric Pace. New York Times (Late Edition (East Coast)). New York, N.Y.: Jan 1, 1996. pp. A32. "Our Assistant Secretary of War" by Lucian Warren. The Phi Gamma Delta. Washington, D.C.: March 1946. pp. 392-395.
- 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