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Princeton University
Princeton University mounted an exhibition booth including photographs and information about the school at the Exposition Universelle Internationale de 1900, a world's fair held in Paris, France between April and November 1900. The collection includes photographs, graphic charts, and wall labels used in the exhibition, as well as an official certificate awarded to Princeton University for its exhibition.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
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. Special Collections
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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C. A. Young Collection, 1873-1897
C0345
4 boxes 1.3 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
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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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
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 8 items 9.31 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
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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Theodore Wratislaw Collection, 1928-1933
C1276
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of correspondence, typescript poems, and corrected proofs of the British poet Theodore Wratislaw. The bulk of his correspondence is with John Gawsworth, pseudonym of British writer and poet Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong.
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William Wordsworth Collection, 1799-1847
C1295
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected autograph manuscript poems and correspondence of William Wordsworth, one of England's most respected poets of the nineteenth century.
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Lawrence Crane Woods Collection, 1888-1957
C1275
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected correspondence and student account books of Lawrence Crane Woods, a member of the Princeton Class of 1891 and vice president and assistant manager for the Equitable Life Assurance Society.
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Alfred A. Woodhull Collection, 1776-1916
C0358
8 boxes 7.5 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of works, correspondence, genealogical information, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed works of surgeon and medical inspector Alfred A. Woodhull (Princeton Class of 1856).
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected manuscripts, correspondence, and documents of John Witherspoon, who was sixth president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
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Edmund Wilson Collection, 1917-1971
C0832
1 box 0.5 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected letters and manuscripts by or about Edmund Wilson (Princeton Class of 1916), an American literary critic and author.
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Stephen French Whitman Collection, 1880-1950
C0178
1 box 0.4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists primarily of manuscripts of Stephen French Whitman (Princeton Class of 1901), as well as correspondence and documents concerning their publication and the career of the author.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists chiefly of selected autograph letters and notes of the American-born, England-based painter and etcher James McNeill Whistler addressed to his friend Jonathan Sturges, Princeton Class of 1885, the majority of which relates to the affair of the "Baronet and the Butterfly," a public scandal which concerned an oil portrait of Lady Eden.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists chiefly of letters (1903-1927) sent by the American novelist Edith Wharton to her English friends Alfred and Hester Austin. During that period Wharton lived in Lenox, Massachusetts, and several places in France.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists primarily of selected correspondence of the Duke of Wellington, chiefly with Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville. Wellington is best known as the British general who defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo (1815).
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Morris Weeks Manuscripts, 1969
C0620
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of manuscripts of Hello Mexico (1970), a work by Morris Weeks (Princeton Class of 1934) which describes the history, government, and culture of the people of Mexico.
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Daniel Webster Collection, 1824-1852
C1279
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of and about Daniel Webster, the nineteenth-century American attorney, congressman, and secretary of state.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
A collection of letters and documents of Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, the English historian, Member of Parliament, connoisseur, playwright, and novelist, and of his father Sir Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, who was to become England's longest running Prime Minister.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The Garret D. Wall Collection, dating from 1609-1909, consists primarily of material from the legal practice of Garret D. Wall (1783-1850). The bulk of the material dates from 1807 to 1850, when Wall was actively practicing law, serving in the United States Senate, and serving as judge of the Court of Appeals of New Jersey.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected letters and a manuscript of John Von Neumann, one of the 20th century's preeminent mathematicians, and an early pioneer in fields such as game theory, nuclear deterrence, and modern computing.
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Francis Vielé-Griffin Collection, 1875-1932
C0198
1 box 0.4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Contains manuscripts and miscellany, but the bulk of the collection consists of family and literary correspondence of the American-born French poet Francis Vielé-Griffin.
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Vardaman Collection, 1881-1927
TC089
8 boxes 4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Mansel V. Boyle (1877-1945) was a popular vaudeville performer best known by the stage name Vardaman. Active on the vaudeville circuit from 1901 through 1925, Vardaman was billed as a female impersonator, often appearing on programs as "Vardaman, the Gay Deceiver" or "Vardaman, the Auburn-haired Beauty." The collection consists of papers of Vardaman, including personal and business correspondence, appointment books, route sheets, contracts, scripts, photographic materials, clippings, and playbills, as well as photographs and printed materials documenting other vaudeville, minstrel, and burlesque performers active from the 1880s through the 1920s.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of photographs taken and printed by Carl Van Vechten, primarily during the 1930s to 1940s, following his career as a music critic, journalist, and author.
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John Trumbull Collection, 1768-1842
C1237
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of John Trumbull, the American artist known as the "Painter of the American Revolution." One of his historical paintings, Declaration of Independence, was used for the image on the reverse of the U.S. $2 dollar bill.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of envelopes both used and unused (also known as covers), letters, postcards, documents, postage stamps, and a variety of other philatelic material from around the world as collected and annotated by the Reverend William Hogarth Tower (1871-1950). The collection spans the topics of English Postal History, United States Postal History, War Covers, Philatelic Miscellany, and Franking.
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Alice B. Toklas Collection, 1950-1965
C1223
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists primarily of letters (1952-1965) Alice B. Toklas wrote to her friends Lloyd Frankenberg and his wife, the painter Loren MacIver. Toklas is best known as the life partner of writer Gertude Stein.