Contents and Arrangement

Writings on Allen Dulles, 1933-1989

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

(Includes portions of a manuscript by Victoria Price, submitted to Eleanor Dulles for approval.)


Arranged alphabetically by subject or document type.

Collection History


No materials were separated during processing in 2008.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Sumit Mehta in 2008. Finding aid written by Sumit Mehta and Adriane Hanson in January 2008.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

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.

Credit this material:

Writings on Allen Dulles; Eleanor L. Dulles Papers, MC229, 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 2

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Related Materials

Collections at the Mudd Manuscript Library of particular relevance to the Eleanor L. Dulles Papers are the papers of her brothers John Foster Dulles and Allen Dulles.

Related materials at other institutions include a collection of her papers at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, the records of the American Association for Social Security at Cornell University, oral history interviews at Columbia University, and small collections of her papers and the papers of her grandfather, John Foster, at the Jefferson County Historical Society in Watertown, New York.


The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: "Dulles, Eleanor Lansing," from Current Biography, 1962. "Eleanor L. Dulles of State Dept. Dies at 101," The New York Times, November 4, 1996.

United States. Department of State
John Foster Dulles Program for the Study of Leadership in International Affairs
Dulles, Eleanor Lansing (1895-1996)
Dulles, John Foster (1888-1959)