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17th-Century Italian Letters Collection, 1598-1699

C0920
1 box
Consists of 97 letters and documents of various Italian church and political figures of the 17th century, primarily in Florence, Pisa, and Rome, chiefly in Italian but also including some in Latin, dating from 1598 to 1699.
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18th-century French Documents, 1700-1799

C0575
2 boxes
Consists of approximately 100 miscellaneous eighteenth-century French documents.
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19th-Century Maritime Collection, 1781-1928

C0501
1 box
Consists of correspondence, documents, financial material, and printed matter of Caleb Bates, captain of the Juno of Boston, John B. Church, marine insurance underwriter, and others involved in predominantly nineteenth-century American maritime trade.
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19th-Century Maritime Collection, 1781-1928

Consists of correspondence, documents, financial material, and printed matter of Caleb Bates, captain of the Juno of Boston, John B. Church, marine insurance underwriter, and others involved in predominantly nineteenth-century American maritime trade.

Aaron Burr (1716-1757) Collection, 1750-1761

C0090
1 box
This is an open collection for accessions of Aaron Burr (1716-1757) manuscripts, letters, documents, and related material.
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Abdullah Frères Photographs Collection, 1880-1889

C0971
1 box
Consists of an open collection of photographs by the Istanbul photography firm of Abdullah frères.
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Adolf Hitler Collection, 1912-1946 (mostly 1933-1940)

C0735
5 boxes
Consists mostly of correspondence among members of the NSDAP (Nationalsozialistiche Deutsches Arbiterspartei) and with Hitler's adjutants Wiedemann and Brückner. Original material from Hitler himself is limited and of no real contextual importance (birthday wishes, New Year's wishes, thanks for wishes made unto him, etc.). There are a few letters concerning Nazi "Judenpolitik" (Jewish policy), some regarding arrests and camp conditions, others concerning scandalous associations with Jews. Military concerns are few and interspersed throughout. The majority of the material, mostly directed to Hitler, consists of wishes of health, happy birthdays, thank you's. Most of the Nazi officers present at the Nuremburg Trials are featured in the collection.
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Adolf Hitler Collection, 1912-1946 (mostly 1933-1940)

Consists mostly of correspondence among members of the NSDAP (Nationalsozialistiche Deutsches Arbiterspartei) and with Hitler's adjutants Wiedemann and Brückner. Original material from Hitler himself is limited and of no real contextual importance (birthday wishes, New Year's wishes, thanks for wishes made unto him, etc.). There are a few letters concerning Nazi "Judenpolitik" (Jewish policy), some regarding arrests and camp conditions, others concerning scandalous associations with Jews. Military concerns are few and interspersed throughout. The majority of the material, mostly directed to Hitler, consists of wishes of health, happy birthdays, thank you's. Most of the Nazi officers present at the Nuremburg Trials are featured in the collection.

Agnes Repplier Letters, 1901-1917

C1186
1 box
Consists of twenty letters of Agnes Repplier, an American essayist and biographer whose writing career spanned sixty-five years. Most of the letters are addressed to her friend Margaret Farrand (Mrs. WIlson Farrand).
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Agnes Repplier Letters, 1901-1917

Consists of twenty letters of Agnes Repplier, an American essayist and biographer whose writing career spanned sixty-five years. Most of the letters are addressed to her friend Margaret Farrand (Mrs. WIlson Farrand).

A. J. A. Symons collection, 1910-1993 (mostly 1910-1929)

C1301
1 box
Consists of selected manuscripts, correspondence, and documents of the twentieth-century British biographer and bibliophile A. J. A. Symons.
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Alaric A. Watts Correspondence, 1818-1865

C0619
1 box
Consists of correspondence of nineteenth-century British poet and journalist Alaric A. Watts.
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Albany Fonblanque Collection, 1784-1875

C0157
1 box
Consists primarily of letters sent to Albany Fonblanque as editor of the Examiner (London).
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Albert Schweitzer Collection, 1896-1976 (mostly 1930-1965)

C0326
14 boxes
The collection contains both original and printed material relating to Albert Schweitzer, the French missionary physician who founded the Lambaréné Hospital in French Equatorial Africa in 1913 and who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1953 for his philosophy of "reverence for life."
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Alexander Family Collection, 1815-1914

C0323
2 boxes
Consists of miscellaneous material relating to various members of the Alexander family, many of whom lived and worked in Princeton, N.J.
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Alexander Hamilton Collection, 1784-1803

C1067
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of Alexander Hamilton, often regarded as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
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Alfred A. Woodhull Collection, 1776-1916

C0358
8 boxes
Consists of works, correspondence, genealogical information, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed works of surgeon and medical inspector Alfred A. Woodhull (Princeton Class of 1856).
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Alfred C. Boswell Collection, 1912-1952

C1015
1 box
Consists of autograph musical compositions, diaries, notebooks, and related material of Boswell, an American composer.
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Alfred Noyes Collection, 1903-1936

C1148
1 box
Consists of letters, photographs, and manuscripts of Alfred Noyes.
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Alice B. Toklas Collection, 1950-1965

C1223
1 box
Consists primarily of letters (1952-1965) Alice B. Toklas wrote to her friends Lloyd Frankenberg and his wife, the painter Loren MacIver. Toklas is best known as the life partner of writer Gertude Stein.
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Allen Tate Collection, 1931-1979

C0648
1 box
Consists primarily of letters and postcards to various friends, fellow poets, and associates by American poet and editor Allen Tate.
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American Civil War Collection, 1861-1865

C1288
2 boxes
Consists of selected correspondence and documents related to the American Civil War.
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American Lottery Tickets Collection, 1761-1826

C1114
1 box
Consists of forty-five 18th and 19th-century American lottery tickets from nine different states. Before 1790, America had only three incorporated banks; therefore, lotteries were standard sources for public and private financing.
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Andre De Coppet Collection, 1566-1942 (mostly 1770-1865)

C0063
48 boxes
The Andre De Coppet Collection represents the American history-related collecting activities of American broker and collector Andre De Coppet (Princeton Class of 1915). There are numerous manuscripts, personal letters, documents, and printed material from three main periods: the Revolutionary War, the Federal Period, and the Civil War.
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Andre De Coppet Collection, 1566-1942 (mostly 1770-1865)

The Andre De Coppet Collection represents the American history-related collecting activities of American broker and collector Andre De Coppet (Princeton Class of 1915). There are numerous manuscripts, personal letters, documents, and printed material from three main periods: the Revolutionary War, the Federal Period, and the Civil War.

Andrew Hunter Family Collection, 1770-1820

C1086
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of both Andrew Hunter, an early nineteenth-century Princeton professor of mathematics and astronomy, and his clergyman uncle of the same name.
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Andrew Jackson Collection, 1821-1841

C1092
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States, the bulk of which dates from the time of his presidency (1829-1837).
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Angelos Prokopiou photographs collection, 1900-1999

C1344
1 box
Consists of an open collection of photographs by Prokopiou.
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Anton Tedesko Collection, 1936-1985

C1456
1 box
Anton Tedesko was a German-born structural engineer who pioneered the development of thin-shell concrete roofs. Consists of four small groups of papers of Anton Tedesko.
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Archives of Derrydale Press, 1926-1960 (mostly 1928-1942)

C0070
111 boxes
Consists of correspondence and business papers of the Derrydale Press, from its foundation in 1926 by Eugene V. Connett III (Princeton Class of 1912) through its liquidation in 1942. There is also a great deal of correspondence by Connett and his staff concerning the acquisition and editing of manuscripts, sales, and distribution, and promotion of the books.
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Archives of Derrydale Press, 1926-1960 (mostly 1928-1942)

Consists of correspondence and business papers of the Derrydale Press, from its foundation in 1926 by Eugene V. Connett III (Princeton Class of 1912) through its liquidation in 1942. There is also a great deal of correspondence by Connett and his staff concerning the acquisition and editing of manuscripts, sales, and distribution, and promotion of the books.

Armenia Collection, 1916-1923

C1221
1 box
Consists of correspondence, bulletins, documents, and printed material about the history of Armenia just after World War I.
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Arnold Guyot Collection, 1829-1928

C1095
2 boxes
Consists of selected correspondence, documents, and related material by and about Arnold Guyot, the Swiss-born American geologist, geographer, and educator whose extensive meteorological observations led to the founding of the U.S. Weather Bureau.
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Arnold Guyot Collection, 1829-1928

Consists of selected correspondence, documents, and related material by and about Arnold Guyot, the Swiss-born American geologist, geographer, and educator whose extensive meteorological observations led to the founding of the U.S. Weather Bureau.

Arthur Collins Maclay Papers, 1875-1934

C0555
12 boxes
Consists of works, correspondence, financial records, photographs (including tintypes), a map, glass lantern slides, and printed matter of American lawyer and Far East traveler Arthur Collins Maclay.
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Arthur Gläser Papers, 1919-1948

C0431
5 boxes
Consists of the writings, notes, diaries, calendars, ledgers, and miscellanea of the German novelist, poet, and critic Arthur Gläser (b. 1895 ).
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Arthur Machen Collection, 1863-1953 (mostly 1895-1945)

C1120
1 box
Consists chiefly of letters and photographs of Arthur Machen, the Welsh-born writer called "the Apostle of Wonder" because of his mastery of the English language and outstanding creation of supernatural fiction.
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Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington Collection, 1807-1850

C1278
1 box
Consists primarily of selected correspondence of the Duke of Wellington, chiefly with Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville. Wellington is best known as the British general who defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo (1815).
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Aubrey Beardsley Collection, 1890-1946

C0056
17 boxes
Aubrey Beardsley was an English draughtsman and author. The collection includes some of his Art Nouveau work, book illustrations, borders, chapter headings, title pages, and posters. Also included are various notes for his writing and holograph manuscripts of "Under the Hill" and "The Ivory Piece." Correspondence with friends and colleagues completes the collection.
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Aubrey Beardsley Collection, 1890-1946

Aubrey Beardsley was an English draughtsman and author. The collection includes some of his Art Nouveau work, book illustrations, borders, chapter headings, title pages, and posters. Also included are various notes for his writing and holograph manuscripts of "Under the Hill" and "The Ivory Piece." Correspondence with friends and colleagues completes the collection.

Auguste Rodin Collection, 1880-1966 (mostly 1900-1912)

C0195
1 box
The Auguste Rodin Collection contains over fifty Rodin letters, cards, telegrams, and notes, of which about half are in the hand of the sculptor.
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Barton Wood Currie Collection, 1918-1948

C1321
1 box
Consists of selected letters by authors and publishers addressed to American reporter and editor Barton Currie and his wife, Florence.
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Beecher Family Collection, 1845-1886

C1217
1 box
Consists of selected manuscript material of three members of the Beecher family -- Harriet Beecher Stowe, Catharine Beecher, and Henry Ward Beecher -- who became nationally known for their work on abolition and women's suffrage.
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Beecher Family Collection, 1845-1886

Consists of selected manuscript material of three members of the Beecher family -- Harriet Beecher Stowe, Catharine Beecher, and Henry Ward Beecher -- who became nationally known for their work on abolition and women's suffrage.

Benedict Jaeger Collection, 1825-1886

C0466
4 boxes
Consists of works, correspondence, and printed matter of Benedict Jaeger, professor of natural history and modern languages at Princeton (1832-1843), as well as some papers of others.
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Benedict Thielen Papers, 1920-1966

C0048
10 boxes
Consists of selected correspondence and drafts and/or corrected typescripts of short stories, articles, and five novels of American novelist Benedict Thielen.
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Benjamin Franklin Collection, 1753-1771

C1059
1 box
Consists primarily of selected correspondence and documents, both original and copies, of Benjamin Franklin, one of the most prominent of the founders and early political figures and statesmen of the United States.
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Benjamin Franklin Collection, 1753-1771

Consists primarily of selected correspondence and documents, both original and copies, of Benjamin Franklin, one of the most prominent of the founders and early political figures and statesmen of the United States.

Benjamin Harris Brewster Papers, 1820-1887

C0309
25 boxes
Consists mainly of correspondence and legal documents of Benjamin Harris Brewster (Princeton Class of 1834), much of it related to the Star Route prosecutions during Brewster's tenure as attorney general under President Chester Alan Arthur.
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Benjamin Harris Brewster Papers, 1820-1887

Consists mainly of correspondence and legal documents of Benjamin Harris Brewster (Princeton Class of 1834), much of it related to the Star Route prosecutions during Brewster's tenure as attorney general under President Chester Alan Arthur.

Benson Lossing Collection, 1853-1889

C1112
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and printed material of the nineteenth-century American author and illustrator Benson Lossing.
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Bliss Perry Collection, 1899-1938

C1160
1 box
Consists of selected manuscripts and correspondence of Bliss Perry, an American scholar and editor especially noted for his work in American literature.
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Boarded Hall Estate (Barbados) Plantation Records, 1676-1887 (mostly 1712-1845)

C1227
2 boxes
Consists of eighteenth and nineteeth-century records of Boarded Hall Estate, a slave plantation in Barbados in the West Indies. The material was found on the estate in the 1820s by George Harnage, the son of its last English owner, and annotated by him in subsequent years.
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Borgese Family Collection, 1937-1970

C1016
1 box
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, postcards, and clippings of Elizabeth Mann Borgese, her husband, Giuseppe Antonio Borgese, and her mother, Katia Mann.
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Boudinot Family Collection, 1772-1852

C0725
3 boxes
The collection consists of correspondence and documents of various members of the Boudinot family of New Jersey, regarding family, business, and political affairs. Most of the correspondence is related to Elias Boudinot IV (Trustee of Princeton University, 1772-1821) and his brother Elisha but many other family members are also represented.
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Boudinot Family Collection, 1772-1852

The collection consists of correspondence and documents of various members of the Boudinot family of New Jersey, regarding family, business, and political affairs. Most of the correspondence is related to Elias Boudinot IV (Trustee of Princeton University, 1772-1821) and his brother Elisha but many other family members are also represented.

Brigham Young Collection, 1846-1968 (mostly 1846-1872)

WC004
1 box
Contains selected correspondence of American pioneer and religious leader Brigham Young. Images of this collection are available online at Digital PUL.
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British Military Mission to Greece Operational Intelligence Files, 1948-1949

C0853
1 box
Consists of summary reports (1948-1949) of operational intelligence of the British military mission to Greece during the Greek Civil War (1944-1949).
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Byzantine Seals Collection, 1034-1300

C1460
1 box
Consists of six Byzantine lead seals: 1) anonymous, 13th century (middle-second half), 24-syllable metrical seal; 2) Niketas, proedros and doux of Antioch, 1034 A.D; 3) Thoros I Roupenids, 13th century (first third), 24-syllable metrical seal; 4) John, metropolitan of Sardis, 11th century; 5) bust of St. Nicholas, 11th (mid) - 12th (early) century, 24-syllable metrical seal; 6) John, logariastes of the Tropaiophoros (St. George of Mangana), 11th century (last third).
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Byzantine Seals Collection, 1034-1300

Consists of six Byzantine lead seals: 1) anonymous, 13th century (middle-second half), 24-syllable metrical seal; 2) Niketas, proedros and doux of Antioch, 1034 A.D; 3) Thoros I Roupenids, 13th century (first third), 24-syllable metrical seal; 4) John, metropolitan of Sardis, 11th century; 5) bust of St. Nicholas, 11th (mid) - 12th (early) century, 24-syllable metrical seal; 6) John, logariastes of the Tropaiophoros (St. George of Mangana), 11th century (last third).

Carl Van Vechten Photographs, 1923-1942

C0877
2 boxes
Consists of photographs taken and printed by Carl Van Vechten, primarily during the 1930s to 1940s, following his career as a music critic, journalist, and author.
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Caroline Gordon Collection, 1939-1982 (mostly 1970-1980)

C0806
1 box
Consists of selected papers of American novelist Caroline Gordon, including some of her correspondence with various family members, friends, and literary associates.
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