W. Beaumont Whitney Collection on A Princeton Companion
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W. Beaumont Whitney, II was the President of the Princeton University Class of 1919. As an alumnus, he was instrumental in organizing the funding and sponsorship for Alexander Leitch's A Princeton Companion (1978).
Consists mainly of Whitney's correspondence with potential donors, contributors, and with author Alexander Leitch. Also included are edited manuscripts of select articles for the book, news clippings about the project, and some promotional materials.
Contents list created by Eleanor Wright '14 in January 2012 and finding aid updated by Christie Peterson in February 2012.
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Series 1: W. Beaumont Whitney Collection on A Princeton Companion, 1966-1978 consists mainly of Whitney's correspondence with potential donors, contributors, and with author Alexander Leitch. Also included are edited manuscripts of select articles for the book, news clippings about the project, and some promotional materials.
The materials in Series 1: W. Beaumont Whitney Collection on A Princeton Companion, 1966-1978 remain in their original order. The correspondence is arranged chronologically.Physical Description