Caleb Frank Gates Papers
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Caleb Frank Gates was an 1877 graduate of Beloit College and an 1881 graduate of the Chicago Theological School. In 1883, Gates began serving in Turkey with the American Board of Foreign Missions. In 1894, Gates was elected president of Euphrates College, a position that he held until 1903 when he assumed the presidency of Robert College. Gates took a leave from the Robert College presidency (1922-1923) to serve as adviser to the United States high commissioner at the peace conference on Near Eastern affairs in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The collection consists of Gates's works, correspondence, and printed matter dating from part of his tenure as president of Robert College, Istanbul, including the years on leave (1922-1923) that he served as adviser to the United States high commissioner at the peace conference on Near Eastern affairs in Lausanne, Switzerland. The collection contains typescripts of articles, lectures, addresses, and reports relating to Turkish politics and government, history, economics, and education, as well as a typescript of a history of Robert College. There are also reports and copies of letters regarding the Lausanne conference.
Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
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The collection is open for research.
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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.