Manuscripts Division

Manuscripts Division

Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Housed in Firestone Library, the Manuscripts Division of the Department of Special Collections includes material documenting 5000 years of recorded history and all parts of the world, with strengths in Western Europe, the Near East, the United States, and Latin America.

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Armenia Collection, 1916-1923
C1221
1 box 0.2 linear feet

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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of correspondence, bulletins, documents, and printed material about the history of Armenia just after World War I.
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Blair family
The collection consists of the personal and family papers of five members of the Blair and Lee families of Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia -- Francis Preston Blair (1791-1876); his daughter, Elizabeth Blair Lee (1818-1906); her husband, Samuel Phillips Lee (1812-1897); their son, Blair Lee (1857-1944, Princeton Class of 1880); and his cousin, Andrew Alexander Blair (1848-1932) -- reflecting their various political, journalistic, naval, family, business, legal, and domestic interests.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of works, correspondence, documents, photographs, memorabilia, family papers, scrapbooks, and an autograph book (1880) of Charles Grosvenor Osgood, reflecting his role as one of Woodrow Wilson's original preceptors (1905) and the importance of the preceptorial system at Princeton. The collection contains typed manuscripts of Osgood's lectures on Milton, Spenser, and Samuel Johnson, addresses and note cards, and professional correspondence.
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George A. Hulett Papers, 1909-1962
C0460
6 boxes 1 folder 2.5 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
George A. Hulett (Princeton Class of 1892) was a professor of chemistry at Princeton (1909-1935) and authority on "standard cells." The collection consists of his works, correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed matter.
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John Insley Blair Family Papers, 1843-1961 (mostly 1891-1910)
C0934
13 boxes 1 folder 12.5 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists primarily of travel diaries, scrapbooks, and photograph albums composed by railroad industrialist John Insley Blair and his family. There is also a small selection of letters of Clinton Ledyard Blair regarding a fight over Woodrow Wilson's reforms at Princeton University and Blair's relationship with the University's Board of Trustees.
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Lawrence Crane Woods Collection, 1888-1957
C1275
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected correspondence and student account books of Lawrence Crane Woods, a member of the Princeton Class of 1891 and vice president and assistant manager for the Equitable Life Assurance Society.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of personal and professional correspondence between Lucius Hopkins Miller (Princeton Class of 1897), a professor in Princeton's Department of Religion, and Princeton colleagues, including Woodrow Wilson, fellow educators at other institutions, and publishers, such as Henry Holt.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of a typescript copy (carbon) of Migrant Pennsylvanian, an unpublished autobiography by lawyer Marcus S. Hottenstein, in which he reflects on the changes in transportation, economics, politics, and entertainment which took place during the decades from his birth in 1876 up to 1966.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of six notebooks (1897-1899) of James Lawson Norris (Princeton Class of 1899) containing notes on lectures in jurisprudence, constitutional law, and English common law delivered by Woodrow Wilson in his courses at Princeton.