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Benno Elkan Collection of Goethe, 1775-1832

C0314
2 boxes
Consists of miscellaneous material of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet/dramatist/man of letters, collected by Benno Elkan.
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Henri Lemoine Diamond Fraud Collection, 1904-1907

C1403
1 box
Henri Lemoine was a French charlatan who, in 1904-1907, defrauded Sir Julius Wernher, a German-born British owner of South African diamond mining companies, out of thousands of pounds in a scheme to produce synthetic diamonds. The collection consists of papers relating to the men's contractual agreements: correspondence, contracts, letters of intent, and other documents.
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Henri Lemoine Diamond Fraud Collection, 1904-1907

Henri Lemoine was a French charlatan who, in 1904-1907, defrauded Sir Julius Wernher, a German-born British owner of South African diamond mining companies, out of thousands of pounds in a scheme to produce synthetic diamonds. The collection consists of papers relating to the men's contractual agreements: correspondence, contracts, letters of intent, and other documents.

Travel Journals on French Trade and Slavery in the Indian Ocean, 1820-1826

C1614
1 box
Consists of two journals kept by an anonymous sailor detailing French voyages to the Indian Ocean, Southeast Africa, Indonesia, the Caribbean, and South America in the early 1820s. Entries document illegal trafficking by the French of enslaved persons from Indonesia and Southeast Africa to Île Bourbon (now Réunion), trade in livestock and foodstuffs in South America and the Caribbean, and life on board the ships.
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Travel Journals on French Trade and Slavery in the Indian Ocean, 1820-1826

Consists of two journals kept by an anonymous sailor detailing French voyages to the Indian Ocean, Southeast Africa, Indonesia, the Caribbean, and South America in the early 1820s. Entries document illegal trafficking by the French of enslaved persons from Indonesia and Southeast Africa to Île Bourbon (now Réunion), trade in livestock and foodstuffs in South America and the Caribbean, and life on board the ships.

Rodolfo Alonso Correspondence and Photographs, 1910-2016 (mostly 1953-2016)

C1439
6 boxes
Rodolfo Alonso is an Argentine poet, translator, essayist, and editor. The collection includes Alonso's correspondence with various Latin American writers including Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Raúl Gustavo Aguirre, Juan Gelman, Augusto Roa Bastos, Juan José Saer, Ernesto Sábato, Lêdo Ivo, Hector Tizón, Edgar Bayley, António Ramos Rosa, Milton de Lima Sousa, and Claudio Magris. In addition, the collection includes photographs of Alonso throughout his career with many Latin American figures as well as a personal collection of his family and travels.
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Rodolfo Alonso Correspondence and Photographs, 1910-2016 (mostly 1953-2016)

Rodolfo Alonso is an Argentine poet, translator, essayist, and editor. The collection includes Alonso's correspondence with various Latin American writers including Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Raúl Gustavo Aguirre, Juan Gelman, Augusto Roa Bastos, Juan José Saer, Ernesto Sábato, Lêdo Ivo, Hector Tizón, Edgar Bayley, António Ramos Rosa, Milton de Lima Sousa, and Claudio Magris. In addition, the collection includes photographs of Alonso throughout his career with many Latin American figures as well as a personal collection of his family and travels.

Prieto and Maíz Family Business Records, 1760-1974 (mostly 1890-1945)

C0053
17 boxes
Consists of the records (1760-1974) of a large business conglomerate in northern Mexico founded by Pedro R. Prieto and owned by branches of the Prieto family, including Maíz family members, for three generations.
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Hacienda San Diego (Mexico) Records, 1634-1902

C1349
1 box
Consists of two volumes of certified copies of land titles and estate records of the estate known as Hacienda San Diego, situated in the Armadillo Valley of the northern state of San Luis Potosí (Mexico), a silver mining region, covering the period from its origin, in a 1634 grant from Viceroy Pacheco y Osorio to Diego del Castillo, to 1902, when John A. Wright bought the estate on behalf of George W. Brackenridge, a prominent citizen of San Antonio, Texas.
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Hacienda San Diego (Mexico) Records, 1634-1902

Consists of two volumes of certified copies of land titles and estate records of the estate known as Hacienda San Diego, situated in the Armadillo Valley of the northern state of San Luis Potosí (Mexico), a silver mining region, covering the period from its origin, in a 1634 grant from Viceroy Pacheco y Osorio to Diego del Castillo, to 1902, when John A. Wright bought the estate on behalf of George W. Brackenridge, a prominent citizen of San Antonio, Texas.

Charles and Cora Bonney Correspondence, 1883-1885

C1430
1 box
Contains letters and postcards between Charles Bonney and his wife Cora while Charles was travelling in the American West.
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General John J. Pershing Expedition Photographic Postcard Collection, 1916-1917

C1359
1 box
Photographic scenes of military camp life, soldiers, equipment, and battle scenes, including the identification and disposal of Mexican causalities during General John J. Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico in 1916.
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Collection of 18th-Century Notes on Classical Epigraphy and Numismatics, 1740-1800

C1308
1 box
Consists of an anonymous German-speaking scholar's manuscript drafts, research notes, extracts from 17th- and 18th-century printed books (identified by author and title), transcriptions of Roman inscriptions, documents, and other materials pertaining to ancient inscriptions and coins.
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Robert M. Crawford Songs, 1923-1961

TC010
3 boxes
Robert MacArthur Crawford (Princeton Class of 1925) was an American songwriter and singer. His collection consists of sheet music of songs, mainly with patriotic themes. Some of the songs are in his hand but most of them in printed form, including the U.S. Air Force's theme song, "The Army Air Corps." In addition, there are two packages of records (78 rpm) of his songs.
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Robert M. Crawford Songs, 1923-1961

Robert MacArthur Crawford (Princeton Class of 1925) was an American songwriter and singer. His collection consists of sheet music of songs, mainly with patriotic themes. Some of the songs are in his hand but most of them in printed form, including the U.S. Air Force's theme song, "The Army Air Corps." In addition, there are two packages of records (78 rpm) of his songs.