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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Alexander Marshall Thompson Letters to His Family, 1889-1893

C1254
1 box
Consists of letters written by Alexander Marshall Thompson while he was attending the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) from 1889 to 1893, giving a view of a student's social, athletic and academic life, while providing valuable information regarding the history of the College.
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Alexander Marshall Thompson Letters to His Family, 1889-1893

Consists of letters written by Alexander Marshall Thompson while he was attending the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) from 1889 to 1893, giving a view of a student's social, athletic and academic life, while providing valuable information regarding the history of the College.

Antonio Pace Correspondence with Princetonians, 1938-1976

C1497
1 box
Consists primarily of incoming correspondence to Antonio Pace (1914-2004), a professor of Romance Languages at Syracuse University and the University of Washington, from Princeton faculty, particularly those in the fields of language and cultural studies, as well as from former Princeton classmates (*43). Other notable scholars are also represented. Some correspondents include: Gilbert Chinard (1881-1972), Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908-2009), Julian P. Boyd (1903-1980), Kenneth McKenzie (1870-1949), Theodore Fred Kuper (1886-1981), and Giuliano Bonfante (1904-2005).
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Antonio Pace Correspondence with Princetonians, 1938-1976

Consists primarily of incoming correspondence to Antonio Pace (1914-2004), a professor of Romance Languages at Syracuse University and the University of Washington, from Princeton faculty, particularly those in the fields of language and cultural studies, as well as from former Princeton classmates (*43). Other notable scholars are also represented. Some correspondents include: Gilbert Chinard (1881-1972), Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908-2009), Julian P. Boyd (1903-1980), Kenneth McKenzie (1870-1949), Theodore Fred Kuper (1886-1981), and Giuliano Bonfante (1904-2005).

Arnold Guyot Collection, 1829-1928

C1095
2 boxes
Consists of selected correspondence, documents, and related material by and about Arnold Guyot, the Swiss-born American geologist, geographer, and educator whose extensive meteorological observations led to the founding of the U.S. Weather Bureau.
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Arnold Guyot Collection, 1829-1928

Consists of selected correspondence, documents, and related material by and about Arnold Guyot, the Swiss-born American geologist, geographer, and educator whose extensive meteorological observations led to the founding of the U.S. Weather Bureau.

Arthur M. Greene Collection, 1902-1953

C0434
4 boxes
Consists of works, correspondence, and memorabilia of Princeton School of Engineering dean Arthur M. Greene, as well as papers of others about him.
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A. Walton Litz Papers, 1969-1993

C0955
5 boxes
A. Walton Litz was a member of the Princeton Class of 1951, and later became the Holmes Professor of English Literature at Princeton, where he taught from 1956-1993 (?). Consists of Litz's English literature course materials and preliminary chapters for the Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, Volume 7 (2000), edited by Litz, Louis Menand, and Lawrence Rainey.
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A. Walton Litz Papers, 1969-1993

A. Walton Litz was a member of the Princeton Class of 1951, and later became the Holmes Professor of English Literature at Princeton, where he taught from 1956-1993 (?). Consists of Litz's English literature course materials and preliminary chapters for the Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, Volume 7 (2000), edited by Litz, Louis Menand, and Lawrence Rainey.

Benedict Jaeger Collection, 1825-1886

C0466
4 boxes
Consists of works, correspondence, and printed matter of Benedict Jaeger, professor of natural history and modern languages at Princeton (1832-1843), as well as some papers of others.
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Benedict Thielen Letters to Frederic Roderigo Gruger, Jr, 1918-1962

C0285
1 box
Consists of letters by American novelist Benedict Thielen (Princeton Class of 1923) to Frederic Roderigo Gruger, Jr.
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Benjamin Harris Brewster Papers, 1820-1887

C0309
25 boxes
Consists mainly of correspondence and legal documents of Benjamin Harris Brewster (Princeton Class of 1834), much of it related to the Star Route prosecutions during Brewster's tenure as attorney general under President Chester Alan Arthur.
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Benjamin Harris Brewster Papers, 1820-1887

Consists mainly of correspondence and legal documents of Benjamin Harris Brewster (Princeton Class of 1834), much of it related to the Star Route prosecutions during Brewster's tenure as attorney general under President Chester Alan Arthur.

Bernard M. Dwork Papers, 1950-1992

C0983
10 boxes
Consists of a chronological series of 101 mathematical notebooks (1958-1997) of Princeton mathematician Bernard M. Dwork.
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Bliss Perry Collection, 1899-1938

C1160
1 box
Consists of selected manuscripts and correspondence of Bliss Perry, an American scholar and editor especially noted for his work in American literature.
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