Rare Book Division

Rare Book Division

Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Housed in Firestone Library, the Rare Book Division of the Department of Special Collections includes printed books, pamphlets, and broadsides, published in early modern Europe as well as 18th and 19th century imprints from the Americas and Europe.

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The Library of Jacques Derrida, House Series, 1793-2013

RBD1-1
675 boxes
Consists of the personal library of French philosopher Jacques Derrida and members of his household.

The Library of Jacques Derrida, Studio Series, 1686-2010

RBD1
327 boxes
Consists of the personal library of French philosopher Jacques Derrida and members of his household.

Robert Thorp of Alnwick Collection of Printed and Manuscript Music, 1729-1819

RBD3
6 boxes
Consists of printed and manuscript music collected by Robert Thorp of Alnwick.
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VIVALDI'S MOST CELEBRATED CONCERTOS in all their parts for Violins and other instruments with a thorough bass for the harpsicord … Opera terza, 1732

Smith Humphries, Walsh, 1520: the first violin part only, and perhaps lacking the final section (S say this is a reissue of Smith 469, 509 and 522; but 522 is itself a reissue of 469 and 509 so this may be the complete first violin part).

Warner Bros. Screenplays, 1928-1969

TC099
187 boxes
The Warner Bros. Screenplays consists of a large collection of scripts for films produced by the Warner Bros. studio.
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William H. Scheide Collection on Slavery in North America, 1688-1865 (mostly 1766-1865)

SL001
1 box
Consists of a group of around forty documents, primarily from the 18th and 19th centuries, that were assembled by collector William H. Scheide on the topic of slavery in North America.
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Saint Louis Municipal Opera Collection, 1953-1954

TC143
2 boxes
The Saint Louis Municipal Opera Collection consists of programs, souvenir books, press releases, publicity photographs, and miscellaneous items.
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Herbert Witherspoon Scrapbooks, 1896-1917

TC088
2 boxes
The Herbert Witherspoon Scrapbooks consists of newspaper clippings and programs relating to the musical career of Witherspoon, a Metropolitan Opera basso and performer of songs in recital.
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Vivilakēs Collection of Modern Greek Theater Playbills, 1948-1967

RCPXR-6386701
4 boxes
This collection contains playbills mostly from Greece and a few from other countries.

James Stewart Collection, 1936-1959

TC049
3 boxes
The James Stewart Collection contains seventeen screenplays of films in which starred American actor, Jimmy Stewart (Princeton Class of 1932).
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Jimmy Stewart Collection, 1930-1979

TC133
4 boxes
The Jimmy Stewart Collection consists of newspaper and magazine clippings about the life and career of American actor, James Stewart (Princeton Class of 1932). Also included in the collection are film stills and other photographs.