American History/20th Century
Collections with Divisional Holdings
Woodrow Wilson Collection
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.
Arthur S. Link Papers
The collection consists of personal papers of Arthur S. Link. Included are correspondence, papers, writings, notes on Link's biography of Woodrow Wilson, lecture notes, office files, and presidency records of the American Historical Association.
Edward S. Corwin Papers
These papers document Edward Corwin's personal and professional life, including his time as chair of the Politics Department at Princeton University. The collection includes files on subjects such as church-state relations, the commerce clause, civil rights, due process of law, the Presidency, the Bricker Amendment, and American foreign policy.
Edward Mead Earle Papers
The bulk of the collection consists of professional correspondence between Earle and university professors, government officials, and influential members of committees and councils. This correspondence reveals the extent of Earle's diverse network of associations as well as that of his business travels both locally to New York and Washington and abroad to the Caribbean, England, and Western Europe.
Henry B. Fine Collection on Woodrow Wilson
The collection consists of eleven letters from Woodrow Wilson to Henry B. Fine and other documents related to Wilson. The letters were sent from the White House, and are dated October 1916 to July 1922. The documents include Fine's typescripts of \A Narrative of Wilson's Presidency of Princeton University\ and \Review of the Controversies in the Administration of President Wilson at Princeton,\ and a copy of Wilson's article on \The Ideal University.\
Joshua Butler Wright Papers
Consists of selected papers of Wright documenting his diplomatic career. ‡b Included are 16 diaries spanning the years 1909-1918, 1927-1928, 1931-1932, and 1936; some correspondence; a scrapbook on the Rogers Act of 1922 concerning the reorganization of the foreign service; and a document on the German-Czechoslovakian crisis of 1938.
Political Cartoon Collection
This artificial collection consists of one thousand original drawings, including
a significant number by Charles Lewis Bartholomew, Otho Cushing, Homer C.
Davenport, John Tinney McCutcheon, and Frank Arthur Nankivell. Other artists
that are well represented include Louis Glackens, Harold Imbrie, Udo J. Keppler,
Norman Ritchie, and Fred O. Seibel.
Bill Bradley Papers
Bradley's papers document his career in the United States Senate and include project and issue files, copies of his speeches and testimony, press releases, his schedules and appointments, and awards he received. The papers also include the files of members of his legislative, administrative, and state office staff.
Woodrow Wilson Additional Papers
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. Materials include correspondence, photographs, programs, published materials and other assorted items.
Arthur Krock Papers
The Krock papers document his journalism career, especially with The New York Times, and include his correspondence, his writings, and biographical materials. Krock's correspondence is with political figures, businessmen, academics, and his readers about American politics and government, journalism, and Krock's career. The papers also include memoranda by Krock recording his interactions with public figures as Washington correspondent for The New York Times.
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