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Woodrow Wilson pamphlet collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0481
Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921. Collection consists of 41 pamphlets, one broadside, and one manuscript sent to President Wilson and ranging in date from 1883-1919, but dating primarily from 1917-1919.

Dates

  • 1883-1919

Creator

Language of Materials

Most of the collection is in French, Italian, and English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

This collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

5 Cubic Feet (5 pamphlet boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921. He led the United States during World War I, establishing an activist foreign policy known as "Wilsonianism." He was a major leader at the Paris [Versailles] Peace Conference in 1919, where he championed the proposed League of Nations.

Biographical information adapted from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodrow_wilson, accessed 2017 August 21.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of 41 pamphlets, one broadside, and one manuscript sent to President Wilson and ranging in date from 1883-1919, but dating primarily from 1917-1919. About half the materials bear presentation inscriptions to Wilson. Most have a government stamp acknowledging receipt of the material.

The pamphlets fall into four categories: foreign language studies of Wilson; poetry addressed to the President; homeletics on world peace; and tracts from special interest groups of various foreign countries.

Arrangement

The pamphlets are arranged chronologically.

Provenance

The collection was purchased by the Friends of the Library in 1975.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Amy Kimball in 2007.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA