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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Windborne Productions
Consists of eleven Betacam video tapes containing an interview of Ernest Gordon (1916-2002) about his capture and internment in the Japanese camps in Burma and Siam (now Myanmar and Thailand) during World War II, along with raw scenes, stills, and B-roll. The videos were shot in the Princeton University Chapel in May 1991 by Windborne Productions, which was then working on a project to turn Gordon's book Through the Valley of the Kwai into a feature film.
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Winthrop M. Daniels Collection, 1934
C0894
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of the manuscript, page proofs, and correspondence (135 letters) related to "The Passing of the Old Economist," an article economist Winthrop M. Daniels published in the Harvard Business Review (April 1934).
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Winton Dean Collection, 1957-1984
C1044
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists primarily of twenty-seven years of correspondence between music scholars J. Merrill Knapp and Winton Dean regarding George Frideric Handel's operas and their professional work and writings about them.
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W. J. Linton Collection, 1840-1897
C0174
1 box 0.4 linear feet

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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
William James Linton was an English-born engraver and political activist. The collection consists of 36 of Linton's letters, related correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials. Three manuscripts of poems, possibly Linton's, a manuscript of a novel by Elizabeth Fitzgerald, and unidentified artwork complete the collection.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of various typescript drafts, revisions, and galley proofs for three published novels by American novelist W. M. Spackman.
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Wolcott Family Correspondence, 1763-1838
C0447
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of copies of family correspondence of Frederick Wolcott of Litchfield, Connecticut. Wolcott was a son of Connecticult governor Oliver Wolcott, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists primarily of correspondence of Wolfgang Luchting (1927-1999), retired professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature at Washington State University (Pullman, Washington), with Latin American authors and German publishers. Miscellaneous manuscripts of Luchting, a small amount of papers of others, and printed material are included.