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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Sebah & Joaillier Photographs Collection, 1880-1890

C0982
1 box
The Sebah & Joaillier Photographs Collection consists entirely of 19th-century photographs of Constantinople and the surrounding area.
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Roosevelt Family Collection, 1911-1959

C1189
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of several members of the Roosevelt family.
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Rhomaides Brothers Photographs Collection, 1880-1899

C0986
1 box
Consists of an open collection for Rhomaides Brothers photographs of classical sites in Greece (particularly Athens).
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Princeton University Library Collection of N. Zōgraphos Photographs, 1930

C0989
1 box
Consists of an open collection of photographs by the Greek photographer N. Zōgraphos.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Kōstas Zēmerēs Photographs, 1900-1999

C1342
1 box
Kostas Zēmerēs was born in 1886 in Katēchōri Pelion. He studied at the Commercial School of Volos, where he took his first lessons from the painter Iōannēs Poulakas. In 1904 he went to the United States where he worked in photo labs collaborating with painters and photographers. There he had the opportunity to study at the Art Institute of Saint Louis. He returned to Greece in 1912 where he was recruited during the Balkan Wars. Later, after the World War I, he remained in Athens working with great photographers, such as George Bouka and Nelly's. Finally he returned to Volos where he worked as a professional photographer and painter. He participated in many exhibitions in Greece and abroad, such as in Calais (France) in 1925 and Liverpoool (England) in 1926. He received the gold medal at the International Exhibition of Thessalonikē (Greece) in 1932 and 1936. Zēmerēs gave us the unique photographs of the painter Theophilos Chatzēmichaēl. He died at the age of 96. Consists of an open collection of silver prints depicting Greek landscapes by Kōstas Zēmerēs.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Kōstas Zēmerēs Photographs, 1900-1999

Kostas Zēmerēs was born in 1886 in Katēchōri Pelion. He studied at the Commercial School of Volos, where he took his first lessons from the painter Iōannēs Poulakas. In 1904 he went to the United States where he worked in photo labs collaborating with painters and photographers. There he had the opportunity to study at the Art Institute of Saint Louis. He returned to Greece in 1912 where he was recruited during the Balkan Wars. Later, after the World War I, he remained in Athens working with great photographers, such as George Bouka and Nelly's. Finally he returned to Volos where he worked as a professional photographer and painter. He participated in many exhibitions in Greece and abroad, such as in Calais (France) in 1925 and Liverpoool (England) in 1926. He received the gold medal at the International Exhibition of Thessalonikē (Greece) in 1932 and 1936. Zēmerēs gave us the unique photographs of the painter Theophilos Chatzēmichaēl. He died at the age of 96. Consists of an open collection of silver prints depicting Greek landscapes by Kōstas Zēmerēs.

Evgenii Ivanovich Zamiatin Collection, 1918-1936

C0824
1 box
Consists of selected papers in Russian and English of Russian playwright, novelist, and storywriter Evgenii Ivanovich Zamiatin, primarily after 1931, when he emigrated to Paris, France. Included are autograph and typed manuscripts, articles, and letters.
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Evgenii Ivanovich Zamiatin Collection, 1918-1936

Consists of selected papers in Russian and English of Russian playwright, novelist, and storywriter Evgenii Ivanovich Zamiatin, primarily after 1931, when he emigrated to Paris, France. Included are autograph and typed manuscripts, articles, and letters.

C. A. Young Collection, 1873-1897

C0345
4 boxes
Consists, for the most part, of letters written to nineteenth-century Princeton astronomer C. A. Young by other astronomers and scientific instrument makers.
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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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W. B. Yeats Collection, 1888-1950 (mostly 1888-1937)

C1191
1 box
Consists of selected material by and about the Irish poet and dramatist William Butler Yeats, including correspondence, a poetry manuscript, photographs, family items, and Cuala Press ephemera.
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John Butler Yeats Collection, 1909-1978 (mostly 1911-1922)

C0672
22 boxes
Consists of original manuscripts, drawings, correspondence, miscellaneous materials, photographs and portraits, articles, clippings, and other printed material by and related to the Irish portrait painter John Butler Yeats.
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