The Papers of Thomas Jefferson Project Editor's records, 1945-1979.

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The Papers of Thomas Jefferson Editorial Office. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson Project Editor's records, 1945-1979.

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson Project Editor's records, 1945-1979.

The collection documents the Thomas Jefferson Papers Project from its conception and initial proposal in 1943 until the death of its first editor Julian P. Boyd in 1980. Contained in the records is correspondence with Princeton presidents Harold T. Dodds and Robert F. Goheen, who were active advisors in the early years of the project. Other notable correspondence is with Jefferson scholars, board members of the New York Times, and Jefferson Papers Project advisory board members. Also included are financial records, including Boyd's original cost estimations for the project. Other materials consist of annual reports, directives on handling of materials, typography, and editing procedures, and some photographs.

0.80 linear ft. (4 boxes)

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Dodds, Harold W. (Harold Willis), 1889-1980

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University president. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold W. Dodds : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732973 From the description of Reminiscences of Harold W. Dodds : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419418 ...

Boyd, Julian P. (Julian Parks), 1903-1980

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Librarian, Princeton University. From the description of Correspondence : to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1942-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122619632 Boyd was Princeton University Librarian, 1940-1952, and a professor of history, and he began the Papers of Thomas Jefferson publishing project. From the description of Julian P. Boyd papers, 1935-1980. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 86126836 ...

Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Commission

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The Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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The Papers of Thomas Jefferson Editorial Office.

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The Thomas Jefferson Papers Project was conceived of in 1943 by Princeton University history professor Julian P. Boyd, who was serving at the time as the historian of the Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Commission. The aim of the project was and remains to compile a comprehensive and authoritative edition containing not only the 18,000 letters written by Jefferson but also, in full or in summary, the more than 25,000 letters written to him, resulting in an unmatched source of scholarship on the na...

Goheen, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1919-2008

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Robert F. Goheen was the president of Princeton University from July 1957 until March 1971. Robert Francis (Bob) Goheen was born in India in August 1919, where his father was a Presbyterian medical missionary. He lived in India until he was fifteen, when he enrolled in the Lawrenceville School, graduating two years later. He entered Princeton University as a member of the class of 1940, and graduated with Highest Honors in the Humanities Program. After one year of gradua...