The Papers of Woodrow Wilson

This book collection covers the life of scholar and politician Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) in 69 printed volumes. This rich source is elaborately indexed and extensively annotated. Wilson was trained as a scholar in History and Political Science at Princeton University. During his one term as governor of New Jersey (1910-1912) he earned a reputation as a reformer and Progressive. In his two-term presidency, Wilson founded the national bank and fought against high tariffs and the power of trusts. In the field of foreign policy he presided over America’s entry in World War I and fought passionately for the League of Nations.