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Harold B. Hoskins Papers, 1822-1982

MC221 17 boxes
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Harold Boies Hoskins was a businessman, diplomat, and educator working in Middle Eastern affairs. This collection consists of correspondence, diaries, notes, photographs, publications, maps, and professional files that document Hoskins' personal and professional activities, as well as the Hoskins family.

Bruce C. Willsie Collection of Ethiopic Magic Scrolls, 1700-1900

C0943 12 boxes 2702 items 20.5 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of Ethiopic magic scrolls, chiefly dating from the 18th to 20th centuries, collected by Bruce C. Willise (Princeton Class of 1986).

María Rosa Oliver Papers, circa 1899-1997 (mostly 1930-1975)

C0829 9 boxes 54 items 4.5 linear feet
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Consists of writings, correspondence, documents, drawings, photographs, papers of others, and printed material of María Rosa Oliver (1898-1977), Argentine essayist, short story writer, literary critic, and translator.

H. H. Hess Papers, 1932-1969

C0444 34 boxes
The H. H. Hess Papers consists of professional papers, correspondence, and related materials of the American geologist and educator Harry Hammond Hess (1906-1969).

Charles Homer Haskins Papers, 1834-1960 (mostly 1909-1937)

C0702 34 boxes 16.8 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of American historian Charles Homer Haskins reflecting his academic career and government appointments.

General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, 1502-2012

C0140 121 boxes 68.2 linear feet
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Consists of over 3000 miscellaneous items of primarily American literary, historical, and political figures, including business and personal letters, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and official documents.
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Typescript of "The Negro in the Western World Theatre" by Randolph Edmonds, circa late 1940s

A typescript of an unpublished book, Randolph Edmond's "definitive history of the Negro in the theatre." In the brief Acknowledgements section, Edmonds references a grant-in-aid by a Research Committee at Florida A College where he was teaching. A Forward was to have been written by Allardyce Nicoll, then a Professor of the History of Drama at the University of Birmingham in England. Some of the chapters include, "White Playwrights and Negro Characters," "White Actors in Blackface," "The Negroes Own Efforts," "Negro Stereotypes," "Negro Bands and Jazz," "The Negro Little Theatre Movement," and other chapters on radio, motion pictures, and music and dance in theatre.
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Manzanar Cooperative Enterprises, Inc., Panoramic Photograph of a Concentration Camp in Manzanar, California, circa 1943-1945

Consists of a large panoramic photograph of the Manzanar War Relocation Center, a concentration camp in Manzanar, California, where the United States government incarcerated Japanese Americans during World War II. The image was taken from a tower along the fence line of the camp, likely by an outside photographer, as incarcerated people were not allowed to have cameras. The photograph is copyrighted by Manzanar Cooperative Enterprises, Inc., an organization owned, operated, and managed by the Japanese Americans incarcerated in the concentration camp, per an agreement with the War Relocation Authority dated March 1, 1943. It was likely commissioned by the cooperative and printed by a Japanese American photographic developer, probably Tōyō Miyatake.
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Photographs of Manzanar War Relocation Center, circa 1942-1945

Consists of 11 photographs of the Manzanar War Relocation Center taken by Tōyō Miyatake while he was incarcerated there during World War II. Subjects include camp buildings, the camp entrance sign, and fellow incarcerees. Miyatake and Ansel Adams included several of these images in a collaborative exhibit and a book published in 1978. These images were printed after the war and stamped with the name of the studio Miyatake opened in 1947.

Hamilton Fish Armstrong Papers, 1893-1973 (mostly 1916-1973)

MC002 146 boxes 1 folder
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The Hamilton Fish Armstrong Papers consist of correspondence, notebooks, memoranda, material from 1945 United Nations Conference on International Organization, writings especially in relation to Peace and Counterpeace and Tito and Goliath, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs. The papers document Armstrong's career as editor of Foreign Affairs, his participation in the activities of the Council on Foreign Relations, and his professional involvement and interest in foreign policy from World War I through the 1970s. Included is correspondence with many well known political and literary figures of the time period. Some materials of a personal nature are included but the bulk of the papers relates to Armstrong's professional life. The papers also document Armstrong's participation in many philanthropic activities associated with Yugoslavia.

Frances de Chollet Collection, 1941-1990 (mostly 1941-1946)

MC292 1 box
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Frances de Chollet (1900-1994) assisted Allen Dulles with obtaining the diaries of Galeazzo Ciano, the Foreign Minister of Italy from 1936-1943, from Ciano's wife, Edda, who was also the daughter of Benito Mussolini. The collection is mostly composed of correspondence written to Frances de Chollet from Edda Ciano, though letters from Allen Dulles and other correspondents are included to a lesser extent. The collection also contains a small amount of de Chollet's notes documenting her face-to-face meetings with Edda Ciano.

Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles from Hiroshima University, circa 1945-2012.

AC408 2 boxes
The Association of Hiroshima University for Sending Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles distributes the tiles in an effort to perpetuate awareness of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to oppose the use and proliferation of nuclear weapons. The collection includes seven atomic-bombed roof tiles; photographs of the location where the roof tiles were recovered; booklets and pamphlets on the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; and information and correspondence from Hiroshima University.
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Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles from Hiroshima University, circa 1945-2012.

The Association of Hiroshima University for Sending Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles distributes the tiles in an effort to perpetuate awareness of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to oppose the use and proliferation of nuclear weapons. The collection includes seven atomic-bombed roof tiles; photographs of the location where the roof tiles were recovered; booklets and pamphlets on the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; and information and correspondence from Hiroshima University.

Peter C. Bunnell Papers, 1857-2018 (mostly 1960-2018)

C1629 105 boxes
This collection consists of the papers of photography historian, professor, author, and curator Peter C. Bunnell, spanning his student and professional career from the 1950s to 2018. Materials include subject files, correspondence, photographs, publications and drafts of publications, among other items.

Peter Grose Papers, 1933-1999

MC227 4 boxes
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Peter Grose is an editor and specialist on the history of intelligence. The Peter Grose Papers document Grose's research on Allen Dulles, the origins and early years of the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Soviet Union.

Princeton University Library Records, 1734-2017 (mostly 1952-1995)

AC123 635 boxes 5 folders 10 items 87 Volumes 1605 digital files 1 websites
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The Princeton University Library is one of the foremost university libraries in the world. With collections totaling over 12 million volumes, manuscripts, and nonprint items spread across fifteen buildings, the Princeton University Library system serves not only the Princeton University community but the world at large. The Princeton University Library Records consist of the files of the University Librarian and other Library administrators and departments, as well as of the Friends of the Princeton University Library. Materials in the record group include correspondence, reports, publications, clippings, minutes, press releases, proposals, statistics, photographs and other audiovisual materials, and microfilm. The records document the Library's day-to-day operations as well as its involvement with other departments on campus, other college and university libraries, and library users.

Kimon Friar Papers, 1926-1993

C0713 158 boxes 66.6 linear feet
The collection consists of personal papers of Kimon Friar, one of the first and most prolific translators of modern Greek poetry into English. His work helped bring modern Greek literature to the attention of the international public.
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Vrettakos, Nikēphoros, circa 1945-1969

Includes signed, autograph poems by Vrettakos in Greek: "Akoma tout' he anoixē", Takēs Lioumas", Etsi mou stathēke ho Taygetos", "Margarita", "To salparisma tou karaviou"; typescript drafts (carbon copies) of poems translated from Greek by Friar bearing his autograph corrections; typescripts of the poems in Greek; poet's explanatory notes on his poems; biographical statement and "Credo"; business correspondence with Friar relating to the selection, translation,and publication of some of Vrettakos' poems in Modern Greek Poetry (additional correspondence has been placed in Box 151, folder 4).

Violette Leduc Manuscripts and Correspondence with Simone de Beauvoir, 1945-1972

C1676 1.6 linear feet 4 boxes
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Consists of nearly 300 letters from Simone de Beauvoir to Violette Leduc documenting their literary friendship spanning four decades, along with 23 notebooks containing manuscript drafts of Leduc's autobiography, La Bâtarde (1964).
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Letters from Simone de Beauvoir, circa 1945-1972

These folders contain undated letters that were later identified and given approximate dates. Folder 1 contains the following groupings: seventeen letters, circa 1945-1949 (all letters beginning with "Chère Violette Leduc"); twenty-three "rendez-vous" Letters, circa 1949-1971 (beginning "Chère Violette" and "Ma chère Violette"), which are short letters making appointments to meet at cafes or at Beauvoir's home; and two undated letters. Folder 2 contains a letter from Gary, Indiana (circa August 11th, 1950) discussing Nelson Algren's new house in Michigan; a letter from Norway (circa July 1951); two letters about Ravages (May 1954); a letter from England (circa 1959) mentioning "Coriolan;" a letter and prière d'insérer (circa 1960) related to Leduc's Tresors à Prendre; a letter from Cuba (circa March 4, 1960); four letters (circa 1964) about La Batarde ; one letter (circa 1965) with a title suggestion for La Femme au (petit) renard; thirteen letters from Italy (circa 1952-1963); and thirteen letters to Faucon (circa 1961-1972).

Historical Photograph Collection, Campus Life Series, circa 1850-2015

AC112 408 boxes 6 folders 66 items
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The Campus Life series contains photographs documenting aspects of life as experienced by students, faculty, and staff at Princeton University.
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Miriam Y. Holden Collection, 1676-1993 (mostly 1930-1969)

C0071 104 boxes 45.0 linear feet
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The Miriam Holden Collection consists of books, periodicals, manuscripts, clippings, photographs, cartoons, letters, and other materials about women and their achievements collected by Holden.

Astrophysical Sciences Department Records, 1835-2017 (mostly 1867-1966)

AC157 40 boxes 1 websites
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The papers of the Astrophysical Sciences Department represent the original observation records, correspondence, and teaching documents of Princeton astrophysicists from 1835 to 1990.

Everett S. Wallis Papers, 1935-1964

C0464 12 boxes 12.5 linear feet
This collection consists of correspondence, reports, articles, lectures, notes, and printed matter of American chemist, Everett Stanley Wallis, dating primarily from his tenure as Princeton professor of chemistry (1930-1965) and chairman of its biochemical sciences program, and as a research consultant for Merck & Co. of New Jersey and for other pharmaceutical companies.

Charles Rufus Morey Papers, 1895-1955 (mostly 1924-1945)

C0511 20 boxes 3 oversize folders 22.4 linear feet
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American art historian Charles Rufus Morey (1877-1955) served as professor in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University from 1918-1945 and as chairman from 1924-1945. The collection includes Morey's drafts for catalogues, mainly at the Museo Sacro and Museo Cristiano; photographs; professional papers, lecture and course notes; and drafts, extracts and contents of vertical files.
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Lectures and Typed Drafts for Publication, circa 1945

Consists of typed drafts of "The Cross in the Nimbus of Christ," "Scholarship in the Arts: Past and Future," "Medieval Culture: Ecclesiastical or Secular," "A Mediaevalist looks at Modern Art," "The Maid-Servant in the Annunciation and in the Visitation," "Maplewood Lectures: I II," "Early Christian Art," "The Reliquary of St. Adrian."

Edmund Keeley Papers, 1910-2013 (mostly 1960-2011)

C0763 278 boxes 12 items 134.8 linear feet
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Edmund Keeley (1928-) is an author, translator, and Charles Barnwell Straut Professor Emeritus of English at Princeton University, best known for his translations and writings on Greek poets C. P. Cavafy, George Seferis, Odysseus Elytēs and Giannēs Ritsos. The papers consist of Keeley's drafts and proofs of translations, fiction, and nonfiction, including novels, articles, essays, introductions, reviews, and other writings, as well as for works he edited, along with personal and professional correspondence, faculty material, files of the P.E.N. American Center and other institutions with which he was involved, awards and speeches, biographical materials, family papers, scrapbook and other printed materials, manuscripts of others, and photographs and photograph albums.
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