Frothingham Family Collection
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1859-1923) was an American educator, archaeologist, editor, and author.
The collection consists mainly of correspondence between family members of Frothingham, Princeton professor of archaeology (1886-1905), including his father, Arthur L. Frothingham, mother, Jessie Peabody Frothingham, and sister, Jessie Peabody Frothingham, a writer who also received letters from her publishers and friends, such as Jesse Lynch Williams and Mrs. Grover Cleveland. In addition, the collection contains a box of family photographs. Also present are manuscripts concerning Arthur L. Frothingham's study (ca.1912) on memorial and triumphal arches in Rome and throughout the Roman Empire.
This is an unprocessed collection and remains in its original arrangement.
Unprocessed. Boxes 4-7 (notes on arches) are arranged alphabetically by place.
Gift of Charles F.W. McClure. Additions transfered from Princeton University Archives and Dept. of Art and Archaeology.
This is an unprocessed collection. The contents list provided is a preliminary inventory.
The collection inventory was created by Michael Heist in August 2007.
No appraisal information is available.
- Manuscripts Division
- Finding Aid Date
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
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.
Chiefly by and to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Frothingham Sr.Physical Description
Chiefly by and to Arthur L. Frothingham Jr. and Jessie FrothinghamPhysical Description