Main content

Winthrop M. Daniels Correspondence


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

Daniels, Winthrop More, 1867-1944

A member of the Princeton University Class of 1888, Winthrop M. Daniels was a professor of economics at Princeton University, 1895-1923, and at Yale University, 1923-1935. Additionally, Daniels served on the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Commissioners and the Interstate Commerce Commission

The collection contains selected correspondence of Daniels (Princeton Class of 1888). Included are letters concerning his appointment to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Commissioners in 1911, and his resignation from the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1923. Correspondents include John Grier Hibben, Oswald Garrison Villard, Joseph Tumulty, Walter Howe, James F. Fielder, and George L. Record. Also present are documents and correspondence related to Daniels' property on Mercer Street in Princeton, New Jersey.

Arranged chronologically.

The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.

Gift of R. Balfour Daniels, transferred from the P.U. archives in Mudd Library (AM1993-55).

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.

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

No appraisal information is available.

Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Date
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Collection Inventory

Correspondence, 1911-1942. 6 folders.
Physical Description

6 folders

Documents- Property Leases, 1915-1917. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Documents- Miscellaneous, 1912-1934. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Newspaper Clippings, 1911-1912. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Print, Suggest