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Collection Overview

Creator:
Gerstell, A. Frederick
Title:
A. Frederick Gerstell Collection of Military Materials
Repository:
Public Policy Papers
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8c97kt17w
Dates:
1936-1961
Size:
2 boxes
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (scamudd): Box 1-2
Language:
English German

Abstract

A. Frederick Gerstell is a member of the Princeton University Class of 1960. The collection is composed of mostly World War II-era correspondence, photographs, and ephemera collected by Gerstell.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of mostly World War II-era correspondence, photographs, and ephemera collected by A. Frederick Gerstell. Much of the collection includes materials created by well-known U.S. military officials such as Mark W. Clark, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George Marshall, Chester W. Nimitz, George S. Patton, and others. There are also materials created by British officers and by Nazi Party leader Heinrich Himmler.

Arrangement

The order in which these materials came to Princeton has been maintained.

Collection Creator Biography:

Gerstell

A. Frederick Gerstell is a member of the Princeton University Class of 1960.

Collection History

Acquisition:

This collection was donated by A. Frederick Gerstell in 2016. The accession number associated with this donation is ML.2016.010.

Appraisal

No materials were separated from this collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Rachel Van Unen in 2016 at the time of accessioning. Materials were placed into archival housing and described in a finding aid.

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:

A. Frederick Gerstell Collection of Military Materials; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8c97kt17w
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (scamudd): Box 1-2