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Collection Overview

Creator:
Fraser, George C. (George Corning), 1872-1935
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
George C. Fraser Collection
Repository:
Rare Book Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/2b88qc23v
Dates:
1886-1935
Size:
11 boxes
Storage Note:
review: Box 1-11
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of twelve diaries (1886-1922) containing typed or hand-written notes, approximately 2,110 photographs, approximately 350 lantern slides, and 100 postcards of Fraser (Princeton University Class of 1893) relating to his trips to the Southern and Southwestern United States and Canada with different family members and one (1886-1889) from several trips as a youth to Europe and the Middle East.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of twelve diaries (1886-1922) containing typed or hand-written notes, photographs, and postcards of Fraser (Princeton University Class of 1893) relating to his trips to the Southern and Southwestern United States and Canada with different family members and one (1886-1889) from several trips as a youth to Europe and the Middle East. There are approximately 350 glass lantern slides, many of them labeled with location and date information. In addition, there are loose papers removed from the diaries, such as maps, letters, photographs, and printed matter relating to the trips.

Arrangement:

This collection is arranged in two series by genre form.

Collection Creator Biography:

Fraser, George C. (George Corning), 1872-1935

George C. Fraser was a member of the Princeton University Class of 1893.

Collection History

Acquisition:

The composite 1914 map was a gift of Art Christiansen in October 2010 .

Custodial History:

The glass lantern slides were given the Princeton Geology Department by the Fraser family following Fraser's death, and were subsequently transferred to the library.

The collection was transferred to the Rare Books division in 2010.

Processing Information:

Finding aid expanded and updated by Valerie Addonizio in 2009 and 2012.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

This 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. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Associate University Librarian for Special Collections. 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:

George C. Fraser Collection; Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/2b88qc23v
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184