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Series 3: 2014 Accession, 1885-1966
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The 2014 accession is mainly comprised of photographs of Harold Hoskins's travels in the Middle East and his correspondence to his wife, Grania. To a lesser extent, it contains military documents from Hoskins's service in World War I and other documentation of his travels in the form of journals, postcards, and a map. Hoskins family photographs, personal correspondence related to the birth of Harold and Grania Hoskins's daughter, and a small amount of material on Harold Hoskins's father, Franklin Hoskins, is also included.
No further arrangement after division into series.
- Custodial History
Gifted to the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming by Grania H. Ackley in 1991. The American Heritage Center deaccessioned the papers in November 2007. Transferred from the American Hertitage Center at the University of Wyoming in November 2007.
Two boxes of books were separated during processing in 2007. No materials were separated from Series 3.
These papers were processed with the generous support of the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Fund.
- Processing Information
A preliminary inventory list, MARC record and collection-level description were created in 2007. The April 2011 accession was incorporated into the collection and was processed by Kate Dundon in 2011. The finding aid was revised by Kate Dundon in July 2011. Materials from the May 2012 accession were incorporated into Series 2 and the finding aid was updated at this time. The finding aid was updated by Rachel Van Unen in October 2014 to reflect the materials from the 2014 accession.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The 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:
Series 3: 2014 Accession; Harold B. Hoskins Papers, MC221, 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 14-17