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Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Consists of ten scrapbooks containing photographs and clippings from newspapers, magazines, and travel guides documenting a 1900 trip to Yellowstone National Park taken by Reverend William Taggart Meloy, John T. Meloy, Emma Meloy, Daisy Meloy Rankin, and Dr. James D. Rankin.
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Jovanovich, William.
William Jovanovich (1920-2001) was an American publisher, author, and businessman, who led the publishing firm Harcourt Brace Jovanovich from 1954 to 1991, as president and later as chief executive officer. The collection consists of Jovanovich's author and publisher files, including an extensive file on Charles A. Lindbergh, along with correspondence, writings, personal and family papers, memorabilia, and other files documenting his career as a major American publisher in the 20th century, his creative pursuits in fiction and nonfiction, and his interest in Yugoslav literature and textbook publishing.
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Gibrán, Kahlil, 1883-1931
Consists of manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera by and about the Lebanese-American philosophical essayist, novelist, mystical poet, and artist Kahlil Gibran, who, by fusing elements of Eastern and Western mysticism, achieved lasting fame with such poetic works as The Prophet (1923) and Jesus, the Son of Man (1928). This material was collected by William H. Shehadi.
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W. H. Auden Collection, 1941-1952
C1214
1 box 0.2 linear feet

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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs of the Anglo-American poet W. H. Auden, one of the most acclaimed poets of the 20th century.
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Wendell Wilcox Papers, 1930-1960
C0666
17 boxes 6.7 linear feet

Wilcox, Wendell, 1906-1981
Consists of papers of the American author and novelist Wendell Wilcox (1906-1981), including personal correspondence and photographs of his wife, Esther Willson Wilcox, their relatives, and other writers and friends.
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Virginia Card Papers, 1893-2002
WC033
17 boxes 7.1 linear feet

Card, Virginia D., 1919-2003
Virginia Card is a Native American of Delaware and Creek descent. Consists of correspondence, writings, subject files, photographs, and audio-visual material. The collection is especially noteworthy for Virginia Card's extensive documentation of the activities of Native American communities in California.
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Vardaman Collection, 1881-1927
TC089
8 boxes 4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Mansel V. Boyle (1877-1945) was a popular vaudeville performer best known by the stage name Vardaman. Active on the vaudeville circuit from 1901 through 1925, Vardaman was billed as a female impersonator, often appearing on programs as "Vardaman, the Gay Deceiver" or "Vardaman, the Auburn-haired Beauty." The collection consists of papers of Vardaman, including personal and business correspondence, appointment books, route sheets, contracts, scripts, photographic materials, clippings, and playbills, as well as photographs and printed materials documenting other vaudeville, minstrel, and burlesque performers active from the 1880s through the 1920s.
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Steltzer, Ulli
Contact sheets, negatives, prints, notebooks, research files, manuscripts, and correspondence of Ulli Steltzer, a German-born photographer residing in the United States and Canada since 1953. Materials relate to a number of published and unpublished photography projects spanning Steltzer's career from 1957 until 2008, including her portraits of prominent Princeton intellectuals and her wide-ranging documentary work, featuring American Indian artists of the Pacific Northwest, black communities in the American South, social conditions for migrant laborers and immigrants throughout the United States, and many other rural and tribal communities throughout the Americas and Asia.
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Box b-001845, Folder 7
Karamitsos, A.
Consists of a photograph album (22 x 26 cm) containing 152 black-and-white photographs (measure from 7 x 6 cm. to 10.5 x 8.5 cm.), most of them depicting scenes of Thessalonike, Greece or the life of a German woman military – supportive unit in 1941 during the Axis occupation of the country in World War II. The German subject of many of the photographs (the photographer?) is unidentified. All photographs bear handwritten captions in German in pen. Albun is bound in paper over hard boards.
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Shokri K. Swydan Papers, 1894-1949
C1420
4 boxes 5.8 linear feet

Swydan, Shokri K.
Swydan was a Syrian journalist who emigrated to the United States in 1909. He served as secretary of the Russian Imperial Orthodox Society and the United Syrian Christian Association of North America, and founded a business, S. Swydan and Sons, Russian traders, in Worchester, Mass. The collection consists of papers of Swydan, including correspondence (personal and business, some in Russian), family photographs and negatives, framed documents (including several embroidered floral and Arabic pieces), writings, maps, and newspaper clippings.
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Ramírez, Sergio
Sergio Ramírez has been a leading Nicaraguan author and politician. In 1977 Ramírez became head of the "Group of Twelve", a group of prominent intellectuals who supported the struggle of the Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN) against the dictatorship of Anastasio Somoza Debayle. With the triumph of the Revolution in 1979, he became part of the Junta of the Government of National Reconstruction and in 1984 he was elected vice-president under Daniel Ortega. The collection consists of manuscripts of his writings, source materials, personal, literary and political correspondence, papers and documents related to Ramírez's political career and to Nicaraguan political history, writings of others, photographs, and graphic and printed materials.
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Comfort, Samuel, 1837-1923.
This collection, which consists primarily of correspondence but also includes diaries, official and legal documents, ephemera, and photographs, largely relates to Samuel Comfort (1837-1923), a U.S. Civil War veteran, diplomat, inventor, and foreign representative for the Standard Oil Company in Europe and India. Documentation of Comfort's Civil War experience is particularly robust. To a lesser extent, the collection documents the family of Comfort's daughter Emma Walraven Comfort (1869-1954) and her husband, Harry Maule Crookshank (1948-1914), a distinguished physician who served as British Controller-General of the Daira Sanieh Administration in Egypt from 1897 to 1907. British Conservative politician Harry Frederick Comfort Crookshank (1893-1961) as well as several other members of the Comfort family, particularly Samuel's father, George Comfort (1808 -1887), are also represented.
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Chavkin, Samuel, 1913-1994.
Consists of 59 audio recordings and selected correspondence and articles by American journalist Samuel Chavkin, who covered events in Chile for various publications in the 1970s, primarily after the military junta of 1973.