Contents and Arrangement

Wilson, Eleanor (Nell), 1913-1917

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The Jessie Wilson Sayre Collection are organized into the following sections: Correspondence from Jessie Wilson (Sayre), Correspondence to Jessie Wilson (Sayre), and Jessie Wilson Sayre's Address Book. Within each section, folders are arranged alphabetically.

The correspondence from the 2016 addition is arranged chronologically; the other materials from this donation remain in their original order as received from the donor.

Collection History


No information about appraisal or serparations from the initial donation of this collection is available.

Materials from the 2016 addition related to Woodrow Wilson were separated and added to the Woodrow Wilson Additional Materials.

Processing Information

A collection-level description and a file-level inventory were created on by Jennifer Cole on May 4, 2007. The collection-level description and inventory were updated by Rachel Van Unen in August 2016 to incorporate materials from the 2016 addition.

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:

Wilson, Eleanor (Nell); Jessie Wilson Sayre Collection, MC216, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1

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Existence and Location of Copies

FOR DIGITIZED CONTENT: The collection, with the exception of most of the 2016 Addition, has been digitized. Papers may be viewed or downloaded through this finding aid. To view materials, navigate to a specific folder, rather than an entire series or subseries.

Some digital images of the collection were created in 2008 by the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum. The images appear to have been colorized; original photographs are black and white.

Related Materials

This collection is part of a group of over 20 collections held at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library related to Woodrow Wilson, which can be located by searching for the subject "Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924" on the Princeton Finding Aids website or in the Princeton Library Main Catalog.

Please see Woodrow Wilson: A Guide to Selected Resources in the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library for more particulars.


"Mrs. Sayre Dead; Wilson's Daughter" New York Times (1857-current file); Jan 16, 1933, page 15, consulted during preparation of biographical note.

Axson, Stockton, 1867-1935
Elliott, Margaret Axson
McAdoo, Eleanor Wilson, 1889-1967
Wilson, Ellen Axson
Wilson, Margaret Woodrow, 1886-1944
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.