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Woodrow Wilson: A Guide to Selected Resources in the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library: Collections


Ray Stannard Baker papers
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Abstract: Ray Stannard Baker was a journalist, author, and authorized biographer of Woodrow Wilson. The Ray Stannard Baker Papers consist of Baker's personal papers as well as papers collected at the Peace Conference at Paris, 1918-1919, which he attended as Chief of the American Press Bureau.

Luther Pfahler Eisenhart papers
Call Number: MC063
Abstract: Luther P. Eisenhart taught mathematics at Princeton and was one of the original preceptors appointed in 1905 by Princeton University president Woodrow Wilson. The Luther P. Eisenhart Collection on Woodrow Wilson contains correspondence between Eisenhart and Woodrow Wilson, Eisenhart and others about Woodrow Wilson, letters received by Churchill Eisenhart, and miscellaneous Wilson-related ephemera.

Henry B. (Henry Burchard) Fine papers
Call Number: MC217
Abstract: Consists of eleven letters from Woodrow Wilson to Princeton professor Henry B. Fine and other documents related to Wilson.

C. Pardee (Calvin Pardee) Foulke papers
Call Number: MC023
Abstract: C. Pardee Foulke was a prominent Philadelphia businessman. The C. Pardee Foulke Papers on Woodrow Wilson contain an unpublished biography of Woodrow Wilson.

James Kerney papers
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Abstract: James Kerney was a newspaper editor and publisher in New Jersey. The James Kerney Collection on Woodrow Wilson consists of speeches, correspondence, photographs, and printed material of and about Woodrow Wilson collected by James Kerney and dating from Wilson's tenure as governor of New Jersey and president of the United States.

Papers of Woodrow Wilson Project records
Call Number: MC178
Abstract: The Papers of Woodrow Wilson Project, co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation and Princeton University, was a successful project to publish material generated by and influencing Woodrow Wilson; the 35-year project resulted in an acclaimed 69-volume set. The records of the Papers of Woodrow Wilson Project, compiled by chief editor Arthur S. Link and his staff, document the life and times of the former Princeton University president, governor of New Jersey, and president of the United States, as well as the project to bring together documentation by and about Wilson.

Undergraduate Alumni records
Call Number: AC104
Abstract: Consists of personal files of former undergraduate students of Princeton University. Information in each file varies greatly but can include the names of relatives, notable achievements and news items, address updates, and obituaries.

Woodrow Wilson collection
Call Number: MC168
Abstract: The Woodrow Wilson Collection consists of Wilson holdings which have been acquired by the Princeton University Library Department of Special Collections gradually over many years by purchase and gifts from many sources. The collection is rich in material prior to Wilson 's presidential years, although it is not limited to this period; researchers will find materials documenting both the public and private life of Woodrow Wilson. Various types of information written by or about Wilson are present in the collection, including manuscripts, addresses, articles, correspondence, telegrams, legal documents, booklets, pamphlets, photographs, portraits, cartoons, newspapers and scrapbooks. Some collections of note housed within the Woodrow Wilson Collection include Gilbert F. Close, David Houston, Lawrence Woods, Stockton Axson, Margaret Wilson, William F. McCombs, Henry Bragdon, Charles Swem, and the G. E. Thompson Photograph collection.

Office of the President records
Call Number: AC117
Abstract: This collection contains records relating to Princeton University presidents from Jonathan Dickinson, who served in this capacity from 1746 to 1747, to Harold W. Dodds, whose tenure spanned the period from 1933 to 1957. It brings together both primary and secondary materials pertaining to individual presidents as well as the office of the president itself. The Princeton University Presidents' Records document the lives and accomplishments of each president with varying completeness, as well as the functions of their office. The Wilson Records are divided into three subseries, Subject Files, Correspondence, and General Materials, that document Wilson 's life and his successes and failures as president of Princeton University, though not as fully as his importance warrants.

Lecture Notes collection
Call Number: AC052
Abstract: This collection contains 597 sets of student notes taken from lectures given by members of Princeton 's faculty. They represent the broad range of courses taught at Princeton University (known as the College of New Jersey prior to 1896) and include the works of numerous famous faculty and students. Wilson materials include notes from his "Constitutional Government" class, 1904-1905, and from his "Jurisprudence" class, 1893-1894, 1907.

Woodrow Wilson Additional materials
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‚ÄčAbstract: The Woodrow Wilson Additional Papers consist of materials that the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library has acquired on Woodrow Wilson since the mid-1990s through donations. Intermittent additions continue to occur.