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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Public Policy Papers. 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
A. Frederick Gerstell is a member of the Princeton University Class of 1960.
The collection is composed of mostly World War II-era correspondence, photographs, and ephemera collected by A. Frederick Gerstell. Much of the collection includes materials created by well-known U.S. military officials such as Mark W. Clark, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George Marshall, Chester W. Nimitz, George S. Patton, and others. There are also materials created by British officers and by Nazi Party leader Heinrich Himmler.
The order in which these materials came to Princeton has been maintained.
This collection was donated by A. Frederick Gerstell in 2016. The accession number associated with this donation is ML.2016.010.
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This collection was processed by Rachel Van Unen in 2016 at the time of accessioning. Materials were placed into archival housing and described in a finding aid.
No materials were separated from this collection.
- Clark, Mark W. (Mark Wayne), 1896-1984
- Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
- MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.
- Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959
- Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945
- Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
- Public Policy Papers
- Finding Aid Date
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
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