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Winthrop M. Daniels Correspondence


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

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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).

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

No appraisal information is available.

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The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

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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

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