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Navajo Mission Collection, 1895-1908
WC116
1 box 0.2 linear feet

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Consists of miscellaneous manuscripts and 143 photographs documenting the Navajo mission in San Juan County, New Mexico, that was started in 1891 by Mary L. Eldridge and M. E. Raymond.
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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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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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This collection consists of archives from the time of the establishment of the Panhellenic Liberation Movement (Panellēnio Sosialistiko Kinēma, P.A.K.) against the junta. Included are letters, statutes, press releases, speeches, and articles written in Greek, English, and German dated May 1968 - March 1972.
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Alexandros Xydēs Collection, 1939-2000
C1376
4 boxes 1.6 linear feet

Consists of the collection of Alexandros Xydēs, Greek diplomat and art critic. Included are typed manuscripts, correspondence, off-prints, ephemera, and other printed material with a focus on Greek politics, Cyprus, human rights, and international relations.
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Andrews Circulating Library and Booksellers was a bookstore, publisher, and subscription library in London in the early to mid-19th century. Consists of an archive of 113 original notes and letters largely composed by British aristocrats or their personal secretaries and addressed to Messrs. Andrews, Booksellers, at 167 New Bond Street, requesting or returning books from the circulating library. The collection contains single letters addressed to Mr. Lodge, Mr. Rooke, and Messrs. Harding. The correspondence also includes requests for stationery, music, and the purchase of new books.
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Robert M. Crawford Songs, 1923-1961
TC010
3 boxes 0.90 linear feet

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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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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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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Juan Gelman Papers, 1927-2014
C1511
72 boxes 3575 digital files

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Juan Gelman (1930-2014) was an Argentine poet, translator, journalist, and human rights activist. His papers contain handwritten, typewritten, and printouts of his writings, correspondence, notes, research files, awards and certificates, and personal photographs. A significant portion of the papers feature analog and born-digital investigative files relating to human rights investigations and campaigns Gelman conducted with his spouse, Mara La Madrid, on the forced kidnapping and death of his son and pregnant daughter-in-law, Marcelo Gelman and María Claudia García Irureta Goyena. Also included are files on his search to find his missing granddaughter, Macarena Gelman. Additional materials consist of original drafts and documents related to Juan Gelman's writing; letters; publishing contracts; documents about Juan Gelman's work as a translator; materials related to the campaign to lift the ban on Juan Gelman's entry into Argentina and his return to Buenos Aires; newspaper and magazine clippings related to the ban on Juan Gelman's entry into Argentina, as well as celebrating his return; materials related to Marcelo and Paulina, including photographs of Gelman and the family; works by other writers; and audio cassettes.
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Kurt Gödel Papers, 1905-1980 (mostly 1930-1970)
C0282
54 boxes 22 items 9 Reels 30.75 linear feet

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The papers comprise documents relating to all periods of the life of Kurt Gödel, foremost mathematical logician of the twentieth century, including scientific correspondence, notebooks, drafts, unpublished manuscripts, academic, legal, and financial records, and all manner of loose notes and memoranda.
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Thomas J. Kofodimos Papers, 1957
C1706
2 boxes 0.6 linear feet

Consists of documentation that Thomas Kofodimos pulled together, when he was trying to find a United States publisher for his English translation of of Lephousēs' book Asēmina Laiou. Also, includes letters from Ēlias Lephousēs to Thomas Kofodimos and to Joan Kofodimos, family photographs and miscellaneous photographs of ELAS leaders, materials related to Kofodimos' escape from Greece, information about his career after coming to the United States, various memoirs and personal history, death notices and obituaries of Kofodimos' both in the United States and in Greece.
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Consists of (41) color and black-and-white postcards depicting the Ethnikē Organōsē Neolaias (National Youth Organization); Salonique (by Mario Perilla); Crete (by N. Alikiōtēs); Souvenir d' Orien (by Levy Fils); Souvenir de Smyrne; Macedonian Struggle; and International Occupation. There are also (23) color satyrical postcards.
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Abbott, Charles C. (Charles Conrad), 1843-1919
Charles Conrad Abbott (1843-1919), American naturalist and author, was the first archaeologist to dig a historic site in New Jersey. This collection consists of diaries, correspondence, newspaper articles, essays, photographs, and other material, relating to his work and his family.
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Istanbul Photographs Collection, 1880
C0905
1 box 1.3 linear feet

Abdullah frères
Consists of an open collection of photographs of Istanbul [Constantinople] and surroundings, most of which are by the Istanbul photography firm of Abdullah Frères.
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Juan Abreu Papers, 1974-1975
C0999
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Abreu, Juan
Consists of manuscripts of A la Sombra del Mar and Libro de los Exhortaciones al Amor, notes, and one letter from Abreu to Reinaldo Arenas.
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A.C. McClurg & Co.
Consists of 47 letters from F. G. Browne on behalf of the Publishing Department at Chicago-based American publisher A.C. McClurg & Co. to the firm's London literary agent C. F. Cazenove, regarding the sale of American titles in England, financial transactions, and other business matters related to publishing.
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Edwin Plimpton Adams Papers, 1900-1945
C0378
3 boxes 1.35 linear feet

Adams, Edwin P. (Edwin Plimpton), 1878-
Consists of writings, correspondence, notebooks, and printed matter of Princeton physicist Edwin Plimpton Adams relating to Meteor Crater (formerly Coon Mountain) in Arizona and the Elliptic Function Formula.
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Thomas Adams Papers, 1852-1859
C1452
1 box 0.4 linear feet

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Adams, Thomas, 1830-1900
Thomas Adams (1830-1900) was a civil engineer, topographer, and surveyor who traveled west with Isaac Stevens (1818-1862), the newly-appointed governor of the Washington Territory. From 1853 to 1859, Adams served the party as meteorologist, topographer, sketch artist, and eventually, as assistant to Lieutenant John Mullan (1830-1909), who was in charge of the surveying. This collection consists of four journals and one letter book documenting Adams's life from 1852 to 1859. In addition to detailed descriptions of Adams's experiences, the journals also contain expertly drawn sketches of landscapes and forts, Native Americans, and animals, as well as home-made dictionaries of the Flathead language.
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W. Howard Adams Collection, 1962-1968
C1346
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Adams, W. Howard
Collection consists of miscellaneous material relating to Black Mountain College and the Penland School of Arts and Crafts, collected by Adams, during his tenure as associate director of The Arts Council of America.
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Addey, Henry Markinfield
Henry Markinfield Addey was a London publisher who is known for publishing Gustave Doré in England and for publishing the first English edition of Edgar Allan Poe's complete poems. Consists of family correspondence, memoir drafts, and one scrapbook.
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Frederic J. Agate Papers, 1918
C0974
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Agate, Frederic J.
The Frederic J. Agate Papers consists of letters, a diary, and miscellanea documenting the World War I experience of the American Red Cross Ambulance Corps driver Frederic J. Agate.
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Fevzi Çakmak Diaries, 1911-1950
C0928
1 box 7 items 0.4 linear feet

Çakmak, Fevzi, 1876-1950.
The Fevzi Çakmak Diaries consists of diaries, a notebook, and a calendar of the Turkish military leader and government official Fevzi Çakmak.
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Tēlemachos Alaveras Papers and Nea Poreia Archives, 1889-2010
C1408
97 boxes 2 items 39.3 linear feet

Alaveras, Tēlemachos
Consists of personal papers of Tēlemachos Alaveras, a prolific Modern Greek writer and editor of the literary magazine Nea Poreia for more than fifty years. He was also the president of the Literary Society of Thessalonikē and member of boards of many other organizations. Included also are the archives of Nea Poreia, as well as the personal papers of Alaveras's father, Chrēstos Alaveras.
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Claribel Alegría Papers, 1924-2010
C1363
30 boxes 14.5 linear feet

Alegría, Claribel
Contains notebooks and drafts of the Nicaraguan-born Salvadoran writer Claribel Alegría's poetry, articles and essays, novels, short stories, speeches, and translations. Also includes correspondence with publishers, family, and such writers as Mario Benedetti, Julio Cortázar, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Alfonso Quijada Urías, and Sergio Ramírez. Additionally, the collection contains photographs, audiovisual material, and writings of others on Alegría.
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Alekseyev, Sergei
Consists of correspondence, photographs, and emphera sent to Ina Tillman from her friend Sergei Alekseyev in the Soviet Union (Siberia). Tillman and Alekseyev were pen pals, and, as Esperantists, they used Esperanto to communicate with each other. The collection spans 1915 to 1987, with a bulk of the collection being their correspondence from 1964 to 1970.
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Alexander, James, 1691-1756
James Alexander was a lawyer in New Jersey and New York during the eighteenth century. This collection consists of correspondence, documents, and manuscripts of James Alexander, the bulk of which relate to the allocation and ownership of land, primarily in New Jersey and New York.
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Allen Family Burma Collection, 1781-1935
C1441
2 boxes 0.7 linear feet

Allen family
The Allen Family Burma Collection documents two generations of British aristocrats in colonial Burma, and consists of two diaries, dating from 1889 to 1890, and two scrapbooks, dating from 1781 to 1935. In total, the collection is extensive; within the scrapbooks are nearly six hundred items, including photographs, newspapers clippings, letters, and ephemera. As a group, this collection gives a great insight into colonial life in Burma immediately following Burma's incorporation into the British Empire.
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Woody Allen Papers, 1955-2012
TC002
56 boxes 10 items 26.8 linear feet

Allen, Woody, 1935-
This collection contains writings by filmmaker and author Woody Allen. It includes copies of short stories, essays, articles, and the majority of Allen's films, along with original and various drafts of his prose work, plays and screenplays, some of which are either unpublished or unproduced.
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Cook Almy Ledgers, 1795-1836
C1687
1.6 linear feet 1 box

Almy, Cook
This collection consists of three ledgers and a daybook kept by Cook Almy (1765-1861), a white farmer based in Puncatest Neck in Tiverton, Rhode Island, in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Almy's homestead farm was situated on the traditional lands of the Wampanoag (Wôpanâak) people, and many of the customers and employees documented in the ledgers are Wampanoag and/or African American. Entries relate to the operation of a grist mill, masonry and stone sales, lumbering, and spinning and weaving, as well as to Almy's activities as a landlord, raising livestock for sustenance, and selling corn, barley, and other grains.
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Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001.
The collection consists of typewritten and handwritten letters and postcards (circa 1965-1985) from Jorge Amado to Alvaro and Elisa Salema. Also included are typewritten letters from Zélia Amado to Alvaro and Elisa Salema.
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Howard W. Ambruster Papers, 1927-1958
C0388
6 boxes 6.5 linear feet

Ambruster, Howard Watson, 1878-1961
The collection consists of American consulting engineer and newspaper columnist, Howard W. Ambruster's works, correspondence, miscellaneous material, and printed matter.
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American institute of electrical engineers
Consists of papers (1957-1961), and accompanying letters, of scholars from both academe and industry dealing with advances in computer technology and sent to the American Institute of Electrical Engineers for presentation at the AIEE's general meetings.
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Anderson, P. W. (Philip W.), 1923-2020
Philip Anderson was a condensed-matter theorist, Professor Emeritus of Physics at Princeton University, and Nobel laureate. This collection consists primarily of Anderson's research files, which include his article and book drafts, grant files, notes, memos, a bound run of his talks and papers, and his research diaries and notebooks. To a lesser extent, the collection contains Nobel Prize nomination applications, recommendation letters, correspondence, photographic prints, and ephemera.
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Edward Anthony Papers, 1920-1959
TC125
2 boxes 0.8 linear feet

Anthony, Edward, 1895-1971
Edward Anthony was a noted writer and publisher in the twentieth century, known primarily for his light verse. His papers include several manuscripts, including an autobiography co-authored with Clyde Beatty about circus animal training and a collection of poems. A few miscellaneous papers, such as letters and a date book from 1928 complete the collection.
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Robert Warren Anthony Papers, 1937-1959
C0380
3 boxes 0.8 linear feet

Anthony, Robert Warren, 1880-1960
The Robert Warren Anthony Papers consists of diaries, notes, reports, correspondence, and photographs of the American Presbyterian clergyman Robert Warren Anthony (1880-1960, Princeton Class of 1902).
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Antoniades, Achilleas
Achilleas Antoniades (1947-) is a career diplomat who served as Ambassador for the Republic of Cyprus to the Czech Republic from 2007 to 2009. The files consist of his documents, notes, minutes of meetings, analytical reports, and maps, regarding the political situation in Cyprus from the late 1950s through 2009.
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Arenas, Reinaldo, 1943-1990
The Reinaldo Arenas Papers consists of typescripts and manuscripts of novels and novellas, short stories, plays and screenplays, poetry, nonfiction, correspondence, and miscellaneous and printed material.
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Armstrong, William M. (William Martin), 1919-
This collection consists of American historian William M. Armstrong's works and research material on Edwin Lawrence Godkin (1831-1902), a founder and editor of The Nation (1865-1881) and editor of the New York Evening Post (1883-1900). The collection contains typed manuscripts of Armstrong's biography on Godkin along with other writings, as well as photocopies, microfilms, and typescripts of correspondence.
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Sir Edwin Arnold Letters, 1861
C1328
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Arnold, Edwin, Sir, 1832-1904
Consists of fifteen letters (1861) by the English author Sir Edwin Arnold to London publisher Smith, Elder, and Co. regarding his work The Book of Good Counsels.
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Miguel Angel Asturias Papers, 1963-1969
C0624
2 boxes 0.6 linear feet

Asturias, Miguel Ángel
Consists primarily of correspondence of Guatemalan author Miguel Angel Asturias, Seymour Lawrence, Gregory Rabassa, Jose Castillo, Tom Maschler, and others concerning Rabassa's English translations of Asturias's works and their publication in the United States and abroad.
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Atkinson, E. Stanley (Edwin Stanley), 1887-1961
Consists of letters and documents signed by historical figures from both the Revolutionary War and the pre-Civil War periods of American history, collected by E. Stanley Atkinson, a member of the Princeton Class of 1910.
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Atteberry, Julia Burt, 1915-1986
Julia Burt Atteberry was the daughter of Maxwell Struthers Burt (Princeton Class of 1904) and Katharine Newlin Burt, who were both writers and established one of the first "dude" ranches in the West. This collection consists of correspondence between various members of the Burt family and some of their manuscripts, miscellaneous correspondence, documents, and journals.
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Atwater, Lyman Hotchkiss, 1813-1883
Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater was a nineteenth century theologian and scholar. His papers include lectures, notes, published essays, printed matter, and some correspondence, as well as a volume of lecture notes from Atwater's son, Edward Atwater, and articles authored by various people for The Princeton Review.
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Avellar, Ribeiro de, Família
Consists of plantation records of the Ribeiro de Avellar family documenting the accounts and operations of their sugar and coffee plantation Pau Grande in the parish of Paty do Alferes, Brazil. Materials include extracts from account books spanning from 1797 to 1810 and correspondence and receipts from the 1830s through the 1850s.
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Selected Papers of Francisco Ayala, 1956-1958
C0626
1 box 0.4 linear feet

Ayala, Francisco, 1906-2009.
Consists of three carbon copies of corrected typescripts for the novella Muertes de Perro (1958) by Ayala, the exiled author and a visiting professor of romance languages (1956-1958) at Princeton, as well as miscellaneous notes and articles primarily in Spanish.
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Jelal A. Azal Papers, 1967-1971
C0384
2 boxes 0.8 linear feet

Azal, Jelal A.
Consists of letters by Jelal A. Azal, an Iranian Bayani scholar in Cyprus, to William McElwee Miller, Presbyterian missionary, regarding the Babi-Bahai movement, documents referred to in the letters, and photographs of Bahai houses of worship in Israel and Chicago.
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"Paul Revere's Horse" Collection, 1949
C0139
1 box 0.5 linear feet

Azoy, A. C. M. (Anastasio Carlos Mariano), 1891-1965
Consists of the corrected typescript of a collection of essays by A. C. M. Azoy (Princeton Class of 1914) on 18th- and 19th-century United States military history, entitled Paul Revere's Horse (1949).
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Bacon, George B. (George Bement), 1835-1890
George B. Bacon served as a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy during the American Civil War. Serving in several blockading squadrons, Bacon was involved in notable battles and engagements, including the capture of New Orleans and the Battle of Morris Island, S.C. The collection consists primarily of detailed letters Bacon wrote to his wife during the war along with some official wartime correspondence, and biographical materials about Bacon.
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Civil War Letters of Adam Badeau, 1862-1909
C0097
1 box 0.4 linear feet

Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895
Consists of 79 autograph letters from Adam Badeau to Union general James Harrison Wilson, dated 1862 to 1865, most of which were written while Badeau was General Ulysses S. Grant's military secretary in the Civil War.
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Gamaliel Bailey Correspondence, 1839-1868
C1482
1 box 0.2 linear feet

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Bailey, Gamaliel, 1807-1859
One of America's leading antislavery journalists, Gamaliel Bailey (1807-1859) played a prominent role in shaping the direction of the country's abolitionist movement, and helped found the Republican Party. The collection consists primarily of correspondence between Gamaliel Bailey and his close friends and associates, statesman Salmon P. Chase and U.S. Supreme Court Justice John McLean.
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Thomas Baird Papers, 1924-1990 (mostly 1941-1990)
C0668
35 boxes 14.75 linear feet

Baird, Thomas, 1923-1990
The Thomas Baird Papers consists of the working and personal papers, primarily manuscripts, of the American educator and author Thomas Baird (1923-1990). Also included, and related to both his published and unpublished works, are idea files, notes, writing journals, correspondence with his publishers and editors, and reviews. Furthermore, the collection contains the following materials that encompass Baird's adult life: talks, addresses, and lectures; general, family and travel correspondence; diaries; personal journals; interviews; documents; photographs and audio recordings.
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Baker, Carlos, 1909-1987
Consists primarily of Carlos Baker's working papers and biographical files used in preparation of his biography Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story (1969). This was the fourth book on Hemingway written or edited by Baker (1909-1987), a Princeton professor and author. Also present are manuscripts for a novel and book of poetry by Baker, unrelated to his work on Hemingway.
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J. Paul Baldeagle Papers, 1915-1970
WC034
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Baldeagle, J. Paul (Joseph Paul), 1897-1970
Consists of a small group of papers of J. Paul Baldeagle (Princeton University Class of 1923), a South Dakota-born Sioux, who was a schoolteacher for 35 years at William MacFarland High School in Bordentown, New Jersey, as well as a Native American rights activist.
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Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
Consists of sound recordings, a transcription, and editorial notes documenting an interview of American writer James Baldwin conducted by Alex Haley (1921-1992) and Jim Goode (James A. Goode, d. 1992) in late 1967 and early 1968 for Playboy but never published in the magazine. The interview is conversational and wide-ranging, with Baldwin responding to questions about his personal and artistic life, as well as about larger social issues surrounding racism, sexuality, politics, economics, and activism.
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Honoré de Balzac Collection, 1832-1850
C0386
1 box 0.4 linear feet

Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850.
Consists mainly of photostats of correspondence between nineteenth-century French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac and his mother, Madame Surville, and the editor Hippolyte Souverain.
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Barclay, Steven
A collection containing original manuscripts, letters, documents, photographs, association copies of books, and other printed material, chiefly by or pertaining to Adrienne Monnier (1892-1955) and Sylvia Beach (1887-1962), and their respective bookshops in Paris: La Maison des Amis des Livres and Shakespeare & Company.
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Bargmann, V. (Valentine), 1908-1989
The Valentine Bargmann Papers consists of personal and professional correspondence, personal papers, awards, medals, lectures notes, drafts and published writings, and documents pertaining to the Einstein Papers Project. Valentine Bargmann was an assistant to Albert Einstein at the Institute for Advanced Study and later became a Princeton University professor of mathematical physics.
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Barnes, James, 1866-1936
James Barnes, Class of 1891, was a writer and military historian. The collection consists primarily of correspondence to Barnes from friends and contemporary writers, such as Joseph Choate, William Lyon Phelps, and Edith Wharton. Also included are carbons of some of Barnes's letters, memorabilia and papers of other persons.
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William R. Barricklo Collection, 1700-1931
C0387
3 boxes 0.6 linear feet

Barricklo, William R. (William Reed), 1857-1933
The William R. Barricklo Collection consists of American Revolution era documents and letters and Barricklo family genealogy materials, all belonging to the American lawyer and collector William R. (William Reed) Barricklo (1857-1933).
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Barringer, Daniel Moreau, 1860-1928
Consists of over 100 cartons and boxes containing correspondence, legal documents, photographs, printed matter, and other material, which document both the careers and personal lives of Princeton graduates Daniel Moreau Barringer and his son, Brandon Barringer. Much of the material about Daniel Moreau Barringer focuses on the Meteor Crater in Arizona, which he spent a large part of his career studying and promoting.
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David Potter Manuscripts, 1950-1959
C0528
2 boxes 0.6 linear feet

Barron, Edward, 1874-
Consists of four unpublished manuscripts by David Potter (Princeton Class of 1896) relating to various naval experiences and American military figures.