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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Godfrey Winham Writings on Music, 1958-1975
C0375
14 boxes 6.7 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of Princeton music professor Godfrey Winham's unpublished writings on music, which have been edited, collated, and indexed by Roger Maren.
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Granville Wilcox Correspondence, 1852-1857
C1261
1 box 0.2 linear feet

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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists chiefly of letters sent by Granville Wilcox to members of his family in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas, while he was a student at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) as a member of the Class of 1856.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The Green Family Collection consists of correspondence, documents, and printed matter of the Green family of Trenton and Mercer County, New Jersey, including Henry Woodhull Green (Princeton Class of 1820), his parents, Elizabeth and Caleb Green, his brother, John Cleve Green, and his son, Charles Ewing Green.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of several holograph addresses, miscellaneous correspondence, and family photographs of American president Grover Cleveland.
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Henry Clay Stewart Collection, 1882-1884
C1258
1 box 0.4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists mostly of letters (1882-1884) Henry Clay Stewart sent to his parents while he was a student at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), providing an inside look at the life of a Princeton student towards the end of the nineteenth century.
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Henry De Wolf Smyth Papers, 1898-1988
C1343
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected material by and about Henry De Wolf Smyth, the American physicist and diplomat who figured prominently in the development of atomic energy, the Manhattan Project, and the production of the atomic bomb.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of personal papers of American astronomer Henry Norris Russell (Princeton Class of 1897), including notes kept by Russell as a student at Princeton (1894-1898), lecture notes when a professor at Princeton, and working notes on scientific and military problems.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The Henry Van Dyke Family Papers consists of papers of three generations of the prominent Van Dyke family of New York and Princeton, beginning with Henry Jackson Van Dyke (1822-1891) and his wife, Henrietta [Ashmead] Van Dyke (1820-1893), followed by their children, Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933) and Paul Van Dyke (1859-1933), and ending with Henry van Dyke's son Tertius Van Dyke (1886-1958).
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The H. H. Hess Papers consists of professional papers, correspondence, and related materials of the American geologist and educator Harry Hammond Hess (1906-1969).