Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The American Revolution (1923), Charles H. McIlwaine (Princeton Class of 1894) was a professor of history and government at both Princeton (1905-1910) and Harvard University (1926-1946).
Consists of selected papers of McIlwain, including papers, notes, and lectures as a student (Princeton Class of 1894) and professor (1905-1910) at Princeton University, and lectures, articles, and student theses as a professor of history and government (1926-1946) at Harvard University. Also included are letters and reviews concerning his Pulitzer Prize-winning book The American Revolution (1923), letters from the Committee to Frame a World Constitution (1946), and other miscellaneous personal papers.
This is an unprocessed collection and remains in its original arrangement.
Transferred from Mudd Library.
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
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.
- History -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- 20th century
- History -- Study and teaching -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- 20th century
- Historians -- United States -- 20th century
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Collection is open for research use.
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