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Series 1: Correspondence, 1918-1999
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The Correspondence series documents Martindell's personal as well as professional life. The series contains family letters as well as those relating to her time in the New Jersey State Senate, State Department, and time as ambassador. There are also letters regarding her activities in New Jersey politics and as an early backer of Jimmy Carter, the head of the Women's Division of the Democratic Party, and an influential financer of campaigns. Many of the letters contain information about both her personal life and her career and political activities. Of special note are folders of letters from Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, and Frank Thompson. Additionally there are letters from Bill Bradley, Brendan T. Byrne, Robert Torricelli, Ronald Reagan, and Gary Hart.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
No accruals are expected.
Duplicates, personal material, and documents of little evidential or information value were separated from the collection and returned to Ms. Martindell's family.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Leah A. Smith in 2004. Finding aid written by Leah A. Smith in August, 2004. Material in a subsequent accession was incorporated in 2006 and the finding aid was updated at this time. Zip disk in Series 5 was processed by Elena Colon-Marrero in June 2015. Finding aid updated in February, 2019 by Phoebe Nobles.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is 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.
This collection contains materials acquired from a Zip Disk. Researchers are responsible for meeting the technical requirements needed to access these materials, including any and all hardware and software.
- Credit this material:
Series 1: Correspondence; Anne Martindell Papers, MC203, 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 1-4