Contents and Arrangement

United States, 1870-1948

8 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged alphabetically by creator.

Collection History


Materials will be added to this collection periodically by Mudd Manuscript Library staff.


No materials were separated during processing in 2008, or 2013-2017.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson in 2008. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in February 2008. Materials from subsequent accessions received in 2009-present were incorporated into the collection and the folder lists and finding aid were updated at that time.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The 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.

Four audiocassette tapes are located in Box 7 and one reel of film is located in Box 11.

Credit this material:

United States; General Manuscripts Collection, MC230, 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): Boxes 8-10; 13; 15-18

Find More

Existence and Location of Copies

FOR DIGITIZED CONTENT: Some manuscripts in this collection have been digitized and may be viewed or downloaded through this finding aid. To view materials, navigate to the specific folder or item title.

Related Materials

Collections at the Mudd Manuscript Library of particular relevance to the General Manuscripts Collection are the papers of many individuals included within this collection: Bernard Baruch, James M. Beck, Development & Resources Corporation, Allen W. Dulles, Lindley M. Garrison, Edwin W. Kemmerer, George F. Kennan, Fred I. Kent, Kreuger & Toll Company, Arthur Krock, David E. Lilienthal, George McAneny, Hugh Lenox Scott, and Norman M. Thomas. Other related collections include the Dwight D. Eisenhower White House Photographs, the Dwight D. Eisenhower White House Press Releases, the Theodore Roosevelt Family Letters to the Russell Family, and the Julian L. Street Papers on Theodore Roosevelt.

Princeton University -- Alumni and alumnae
Forrestal, James (1892-1949)
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Roosevelt, Théodore, 1858-1919