Charles P. Staubach World Cruise Collection
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Charles P. Staubach began as a salesman, became an agency manager, and later general sales manager for Burroughs Corporation. A leader in the early days of organized bicycling, Staubach was a member of rhe Century Road Club, which he founded in 1897. He was nominated to the American Bicycle Hall of Fame in 1965.
The collection consists of photographs and ephemera from the beginning part of Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Staubach's world cruise aboard the S.S. Resolute of the Hamburg-American Line, which left New York City on January 6, 1930, crossing the Atlantic and visiting Madeira, Gibraltar, and the Mediterranean, including Athens, Greece.
Purchase from Steve Finer in 2005; Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. AM 2005-81.
Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '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.