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K. Montgomery Ogden Papers


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Ogden, K. Montgomery (Kneass Montgomery), 1881-1970

Kneass Montgomery Ogden (1881-1970) was a member of the Princeton Class of 1902. He later was on the American Red Cross Committee to Palestine (1918-1925) and in 1925 moved to China to be the bursar of Canton Christian College.

The collection consists of photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings of Ogden (Princeton Class of 1902). The bulk of the collection relates to the years, starting in 1925, he spent in China as bursar of Canton Christian College and contains photographs of students, faculty, friends, and views of the city, as well as scrapbooks of postcards and newspaper clippings recounting the general strike of 1925. The collection also contains memorabilia of Ogden's years as an undergraduate, including dance cards, invitations, absence notices, playbills, and examinations, and photographs of the Middle East, especially Palestine, where he spent seven years (1918-1925) with the American Red Cross Committee to Palestine.

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This is an unprocessed collection. The contents list provided is a preliminary inventory.

The collection inventory was created by Michael Heist in August 2007.

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Collection Inventory

Scrapbooks - China, 1926-1927. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Photo album - Middle East, circa 1919. 1 box.
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1 box

Newspaper clippings, dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Clippings and notes - China, circa 1927. 1 box.
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1 box

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