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Edward D. Duffield Correspondence with Josephine Curtis

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Duffield, Edward D. (Edward Dickinson), 1871-1938

Duffield studied law in Newark, N.J., after graduating from Princeton University, and from 1895-1896 was managing clerk for the law firm of Depew & Parker in Newark. In 1906 Duffield became general solicitor of the Prudential Insurance Company of America, later becoming its president, a position he held until his death in 1938.

Consists of correspondence between Duffield (Princeton Class of 1892) and his future wife, Josephine Reade Curtis of Troy, New York. Their letters to each others span the years from 1890 to their marriage on April 21, 1897. Also present is a small amount of correspondence from 1899 to 1903, and two family photograph albums.

Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Philip Yeats. Transfer from Mudd.

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This collection was processed in 1997. Finding aid written in 1997.

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Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Date
1997
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Collection Inventory

Physical Description

7 boxes

1890 June-1894 June, 1890 June-1894 June. 1 box.
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1 box

1894 July-December, 1894 July-December. 1 box.
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1 box

1895 January-June, 1895 January-June. 1 box.
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1 box

1895 July-December, 1895 July-December. 1 box.
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1 box

1896 January-April, 1896 January-April. 1 box.
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1 box

1896 May-December, 1896 May-December. 1 box.
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1 box

1897 January-April, 1897 January-April. 1 box.
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1 box

Miscellaneous Letters to Josephine Curtis, dates not examined. 1 box.
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1 box

Engagement Congratulations, Clippings, Wedding Announcements, dates not examined. 1 box.
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1 box

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5 boxes

1890 June-1894 April, 1890 June-1894 April. 1 box.
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1 box

1895 April-July, 1895 April-July. 1 box.
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1 box

1895 August-December, 1895 August-December. 1 box.
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1 box

1896 January-April, 1896 January-April. 1 box.
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1 box

1899 August-1903 June, 1899 August-1903 June. 1 box.
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1 box

Photograph Albums (2): Duffield Family and Friends, dates not examined. 1 box.
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1 box

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