Contents and Arrangement

Contacts, 1990

1 box
Restrictions may apply. See Access Note.

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged alphabetically by subject, organization, or individual name. Original order has been maintained within each section.

Collection History


Additional materials will be received periodically from Robert K. Massie IV.


No materials were separated from this collection during processing in 2009.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson in 2009. A collection-level description and MARC record were created at this time. A finding aid was written by Adriane Hanson in June 2009.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The material in the collection related to research on the South African divestment movement and apartheid history is open for research use with the exception of the January-June, 1993 journal. Journal is restricted until 10 years after donor's death unless heirs arrange otherwise.

Access to all other material, including electronic files and e-mail messages, is restricted until 10 years after donor's death unless heirs arrange otherwise. Photographs are open for research use, digitized photographs will be available within 5 years of the donor's death.

Members of the donor's immediate family have the right to examine any of the materials at any time, subject to normal procedures of the Princeton University Library. Exceptions may be made in writing for others by the donor or his designated heir.

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:

Contacts; Robert K. Massie IV Papers, MC237, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Related Materials

Collections at the Mudd Manuscript Library related to the Robert K. Massie IV Papers include the records of the Council on Foreign Relations, which had study groups and meetings on South Africa, and the records of Freedom House, which advocated freedom and democracy throughout the world.

Related collections at other institutions include records of the Harvard Divinity School at Harvard University, records of the American Committee on Africa at the Amistad Research Center of Tulane University, records of the Episcopal Church at the Archives of the Episcopal Church, and the records of the American Committee on Africa and the Auden House and the South African Institute of Race Relations collections at Yale University (on microfilm).


The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: Ceres website. Accessed June 9, 2009. Massie, Robert K., IV Class of 1978; Undergraduate Alumni Records, Box 602; University Archives, Special Collections, Princeton University Library. "Profile: The Invisible Hand - Robert Massie and God's Green Eearth," by Garry Emmons. Harvard Business School Bulletin, June 2002. "What It Means to Be Human: For Bob Massie '78, A New Life of Waiting and Reflection," by Pam Belluck. Princeton Alumni Weekly, June 8, 2005.

The Episcopal Church
American committee on Africa
University of Cape Town. Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit
South African institute of race relations
Investor Responsibility Research Center
Massie, Robert, 1956-