Contents and Arrangement

Printed Material and Clippings, 1924-1970

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of a small group of papers of J. Paul Baldeagle (Princeton University Class of 1923), a South Dakota-born Sioux, who was a schoolteacher for 35 years at William MacFarland High School in Bordentown, New Jersey, as well as a Native American rights activist. His papers include correspondence regarding speaking events and honors, land sales, and family matters; letters from elementary school children at the Riverside School in Princeton following class visits; writings, including poems and essays about Sioux cultural traditions and religion; photographs of Baldeagle, his students, family members, and friends; printed material, such as invitations and programs; and newspaper clippings about Baldeagle, including articles about his activism and obituaries.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Printed Material and Clippings; J. Paul Baldeagle Papers, WC034, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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