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Series 3: Officer Files, 1921-2007
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The Officer Files series is largely composed of the papers of George Beebe (chairman, executive director, and director of projects), Executive Director Dana R. Bullen, and European Representative Ronald Koven. Beebe's files include correspondence, articles, and conference materials predominantly related to UNESCO and WPFC projects, as well as the administration of the WPFC. Bullen's papers include copies of his statements and materials he collected to write his book Voices of Freedom: The Story of the World Press Freedom Committee (2002). Koven's papers consist of reports and articles he wrote, with a small amount of related correspondence. The series also includes statements by numerous members of WPFC.
Please see also Series 5: Electronic Files - Statements and Reports.
Arranged alphabetically by officer, with a section of statements at the end.
No material was separated during accessioning in 2010.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson with the assistance of Grace Haaland in 2010. Collection-level MARC record and finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in May 2010.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- 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.
The World Press Freedom Committee Electronic Files (Series 5) are available to researchers in Word, Bitmap, and Html file formats.
- Credit this material:
Series 3: Officer Files; World Press Freedom Committee Records, MC241, 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 15-32
Voice of Freedom: The Story of the World Press Freedom Committee by Dana Bullen (2002) and the World Press Freedom Committee Website (www.wpfc.org accessed November 9, 2009) were consulted during preparation of biographical note.
- Freedom House U.S.
Anderson, Harold W.