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Collection Overview

Creator:
Gerstell, A. Frederick
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
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 (mudd): 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

Description:

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:

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.

Archival Appraisal Information:

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

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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.

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