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Woodrow Wilson letter to Luella Clay Carson

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1894 Apr 11] 1
Identifier: CA 1894 Apr 11

Scope and Contents

In the letter, Wilson writes his regrets that he could not find a good biography of William the Silent (William I, Prince of Orange) in his search.


  • Creation: 1894 April 11


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Conditions Governing Use

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0.025 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials



Before he became the President of United States, Woodrow Wilson was a professor and also President of Princeton University. The collection contains a letter dated April 11, 1894 from Wilson to Luella Clay Carson, who was the head of the Department of English at University of Oregon at that time.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to Woodrow Wilson at Special Collections and University Archives include: Woodrow Wilson letter to Matthew H. Douglass, CA 1902 July 12.

Special Collections and University Archives also holds autograph collections within which letters and autographs by Woodrow Wilson can also be found.

Special Collections and University Archives holds the faculty papers Luella Clay Carson.

Processing Information

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This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

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Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA