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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Selected Papers of Ulric Dahlgren, 1864-1936
C0414
1 box 0.4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of writings, correspondence, and subject files of Ulric Dahlgren (Princeton Class of 1894), a professor in Princeton's Department of Biology.
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Selected Papers of Wilson Farrand, 1878-1941
C0155
3 boxes 2.9 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The collection contains selected papers of Wilson Farrand (Princeton Class of 1886), including correspondence, addresses, articles, and writings from his student days.
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Sergeant Family Collection, 1746-1843
C1192
1 box 0.4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected correspondence and documents by and about three members of the Sergeant family and their relationship with the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) during the Colonial period: Jonathan Sergeant, his son Jonathan Dickinson Sergeant, and his grandson John Sergeant.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of eleven photograph albums of Sidney D. Gamble (Princeton Class of 1912). Two contain photographs taken during his senior year at Princeton; the remaining albums are filled with photographs which reflect the life he knew in China as a Y.M.C.A. official (1918-1919, 1924-1927).
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Thomas Foxcroft Correspondence, 1729-1759
C0160
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Thomas Foxcroft served as a Congregational minister at the First Church of Boston. The collection consists primarily of letters sent to Foxcroft by acquaintances and colleagues, notably Jonathan Dickinson (1688-1747) and Experience Mayhew (1673-1758). Several manuscripts, including sermons by Jonathan Dickinson (both written and printed) and lengthy responses to theological debates, are also included.
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Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker Papers, 1910-1959
C0359
60 boxes 25.8 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker was an American historian who taught at Princeton from 1910 to 1947. He was internationally recognized and wrote a number of important historical works. In 1947, he was president of the American Historical Association. His papers consist of Wertenbaker's works, correspondence, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed matter.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
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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Warner Fite Collection, 1906-1928
C1335
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Collection contains the correspondence of Warner Fite ( a philosophy professor at Princeton University) with other writers, philosophers, professors and publishers.