Rare Book Division

Rare Book Division

Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Housed in Firestone Library, the Rare Book Division of the Department of Special Collections includes printed books, pamphlets, and broadsides, published in early modern Europe as well as 18th and 19th century imprints from the Americas and Europe.

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Federal Theatre Project Collection, 1935-1939
TC015
7 boxes 2.5 linear feet

Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)
The Federal Theatre Project Collection consists of bulletins, reports, speeches, catalogues, play programs, information releases, notices and reviews, clippings, protest leaflets, performance details, and other materials of the Federal Theatre Project established by the Works Progress Administration during the Depression, with Hallie Flanagan as the national director.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The Geographical Playbills Collection consists chiefly of playbills from the United States, but Great Britain, Canada, Bermuda, France, Germany, and Japan are also represented. Although this is a collection of playbills, there are also some letters, documents, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of twelve diaries (1886-1922) containing typed or hand-written notes, approximately 2,110 photographs, approximately 350 lantern slides, and 100 postcards of Fraser (Princeton University Class of 1893) relating to his trips to the Southern and Southwestern United States and Canada with different family members and one (1886-1889) from several trips as a youth to Europe and the Middle East.
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Herbert Witherspoon Scrapbooks, 1896-1917
TC088
2 boxes 2.5 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The Herbert Witherspoon Scrapbooks consists of newspaper clippings and programs relating to the musical career of Witherspoon, a Metropolitan Opera basso and performer of songs in recital.
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James Stewart Collection, 1936-1959
TC049
3 boxes 1.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The James Stewart Collection contains seventeen screenplays of films in which starred American actor, Jimmy Stewart (Princeton Class of 1932).
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Jimmy Stewart Collection, 1930-1979
TC133
4 boxes 107 items 2.0 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The Jimmy Stewart Collection consists of newspaper and magazine clippings about the life and career of American actor, James Stewart (Princeton Class of 1932). Also included in the collection are film stills and other photographs.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905) was an American actor and author. His collection consists of biographical newspaper clippings, 2 copies of his Autobiography, theatrical criticism and approbation, and clippings on family matters.
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Marie Bashkirtseff Collection, 1922-1937
TC135
10 items 0.4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The Marie Bashkirtseff Collection consists of newspaper and book reviews about her published journal and later biographies about her; one engraved portrait; one engraved illustration.
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Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection, 1940-1989
TC122
14 boxes 4.8 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection contains printed programs, souvenir programs, clippings, and reviews of various ballet companies and choreographers.