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Princeton University Architectural Presentation Boards, 1929-2005 (mostly 1971-2001)

AC062 1 folder 726 items
This collection contains presentation boards related to the design, construction, renovation and expansion of Princeton's grounds and buildings. In addition, the boards include those used for planning purposes, student housing strategies, insurance purposes and recording of features such as fallout shelters, and electrical feeders. The boards primarily include floorplans, artistic renderings, elevations and campus footprints.

American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 2, Audiovisual Materials Series, 1947-1995

MC001-02-06 70 boxes 1 folder 2 items
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The American Civil Liberties Union Records document the activities of the Union in protecting individual rights from 1920 through 1995. The files contain materials on freedom of speech, expression, and association; due process of law; equality before the law; legal case files; and organizational records. Within these categories files reflect subject areas such as academic freedom, censorship, racial discrimination, aliens' rights, privacy concerns, labor concerns, amnesty, and government loyalty and security. The files reflect work on litigation, advocacy and public policy, and subject files on various areas of interest connected with civil liberties. Materials include correspondence, court documents, memoranda, printed matter, minutes, reports, briefs, and legal files. Also included are materials from ACLU affiliate organizations, and the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee.

Federal Theatre Project Collection, 1935-1939

TC015 7 boxes 2.5 linear feet
The Federal Theatre Project Collection consists of bulletins, reports, speeches, catalogues, play programs, information releases, notices and reviews, clippings, protest leaflets, performance details, and other materials of the Federal Theatre Project established by the Works Progress Administration during the Depression, with Hallie Flanagan as the national director.

John Hinsdale Scheide Collection of Three Centuries of French History, 1510-1816

C0710 10 Volumes 1.00 linear feet
Collection consists of 386 letters and documents of royalty, nobility, statesmen, and other celebrities of France, from the reign of Louis XII to the commencement of the French Revolution.

Edward and Maude Ottley Collection of W. E. Gladstone Correspondence, 1841-1908

C0916 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
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This collection consists of correspondence of Gladstone (and related persons) collected by Edward and Maude Ottley. In addition to letters by prominent government officials and statesmen, a number of literary and artistic figures are represented, including Robert Browning, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Samuel Langhorne Clemens ("Mark Twain"), Charles Lutwidge Dodgson ("Lewis Carroll"), Kate Greenaway, Joseph Joachim, Andrew Lang, James Russell Lowell, Robert Bulwer Lytton, George MacDonald, Sir John Everett Millais, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, John Ruskin, George Augustus Sala, Anthony Trollope, Mrs. Humphry Ward, and Charlotte M. Yonge.

Princeton University Art Museum Teaching Materials, Spring 2024, January 2024

PUAM001 692 items flat works
Consists of approximately 692 flat works from the collections of the Princeton University Art Museum, temporarily transferred to the Princeton University Library for use in Princeton University courses during the Spring 2024 semester.

Council on Foreign Relations Records, 1918-2018

MC104 702 boxes 22 items 311 items (Film reels)
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The Council on Foreign Relations is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and national membership organization dedicated to improving understanding of international affairs by promoting a range of ideas and opinions on United States foreign policy. The Council has had a significant impact in the development of twentieth century United States foreign policy. The Records of the Council on Foreign Relations document the history of the organization from its founding in 1921 through the present. The collection includes valuable source documents and records of the meetings, group discussions and studies, and conferences of the Council, as well as portions of its administrative records.

American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 3, Project Files Series, 1877-2000 (mostly 1970-1995)

MC001-03-02 571 boxes 2 items
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The Project Files series contains the records of twelve of the ACLU's projects, which each addressed an area of civil liberties violations. Project records typically consist of case files, research files, and project publicity and correspondence. The best documented projects are the Children's Rights Project and Women's Rights Project, and to a lesser extent the Arts Censorship Project, Capital Punishment Project, and Reproductive Freedom Project.

Richard Schechner Papers and The Drama Review Collection, 1943-2012 (mostly 1960-2007)

TC071 360 boxes 2 items
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The material in this collection pertains not only to an individual, Richard Schechner, but also to TDR, The Drama Review, a scholarly journal concerned with the broad range of performance in society and in the arts. Schechner, a renowned scholar, director, writer, and educator, edited The Drama Review from 1962-1969 and again from 1986 to the present date. Particularly in the 1960s, and again in the 1990s, both Schechner and TDR challenged traditional, prevailing ideas about theater-what it is, how it should be presented, and the ritual and ideals behind it. Schechner argued for thinking of "performance" as an all-encompassing genre with "theater" as one of its sub-categories. He is widely recognized as the founder of "performance studies" as an academic discipline. In the process of working out what performance studies is, Schechner and his colleagues at New York University created new ideas and new ways of thinking that still affect today's world of performance, theater, dance, and the social sciences. As "the journal of performance studies," TDR did much to shape the new discipline.

Alfred Goddard Kay Autograph Collection, 1753-1875

C0035 1 box 5 items
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The Alfred Goddard Kay Autograph Collection consists of letters, documents, and other miscellanea signed by significant 18th and 19th century American and French figures collected by American stock broker Alfred Goddard Kay (Princeton Class of 1912).

Stimson Collection of Elias Boudinot, 1758-1898 (mostly 1777-1819)

C0228 2 boxes 27 items
The Stimson Collection of Elias Boudinot (1740-1821) consists of papers, mostly correspondence, relating to the Boudinot family, particularly the brothers Elias and Elisha, from the Revolutionary War period and several decades thereafter, collected by Frederick B. Stimson.

Clement Heaton Collection on Stained Glass, 1917-1932

C0556 13 boxes 6.4 linear feet
Clement Heaton (1861-1940) was an artist, stained glass painter, sculptor, and mosaicist. His collection consists of material concerning the making and history of stained glass compiled by Heaton. Included are files of original artwork and photographs of stained glass and monuments, many notes, articles, and some correspondence on general studies in Medieval and Gothic art, craftmanship, glassmaking, and cathedrals.

Princeton University Library Collection of John Ruskin Materials, 1840s-1933

C0196 2 boxes 2.42 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and miscellanea of the nineteenth-century English art critic, social reformer, and educator John Ruskin.

John Peale Bishop Papers, 1913-2008

C0138 26 boxes 11.6 linear feet
John Peale Bishop (Princeton Class of 1917) was a noted author, poet, and editor. This collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, documents, drawings, printed materials, and memorabilia of Bishop.

Stockton Family Papers, 1700-1902 (mostly 1775-1850)

C0490 4 boxes 10 Volumes 1.7 linear feet
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Consists of various personal and business papers of members of the Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey, particularly those of American lawyer, farmer, and politician Richard Stockton (Princeton Class of 1779).

Jonathan Edwards Family Collection, 1723-1798

C0233 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected correspondence, sermons, and documents of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) America's most important and original philosophical theologian, and his three sons, Timothy, Jonathan, and Pierpont Edwards.

Moore Furman Collection, 1793-1808

C1063 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected eighteenth-century letters and documents of businessman Moore Furman, deputy quartermaster general of New Jersey during the American Revolution.

William Denton Correspondence, 1633-1893 (mostly 1830-1893)

C1185 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Consists of about a hundred autograph letters by nineteenth-century British politicians, clergymen, and men of letters to clergyman and reformist William Denton.
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COCHRANE, Alexander Baillie (1816-1890), 19 May

First Lord Lamington, politician. ALS to an unnamed man. 26 Wilton Crescent, London. One page, 8vo, laid down. Regretting that the dissolution of Parliament would prevent him undertaking "so pleasant a journey in such pleasant society. Pray offer my most respectful compliments to their Highnesses."
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FRANKLIN, Jane (1792-1875), 24 July

Widow of Sir John Franklin. ALS to William Denton. Upper Gore Lodge, Kensington Gore. Two pages, small 8vo. Thanking him for his "most able and interesting pamphlet." After her husband was lost at sea trying to find the North-West Passage, Jane Franklin spent the rest of her life promoting more exploration to find him and herself travelled extensively.

Hugh Gelston Correspondence, 1823-1824

C1340 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of eighteen letters (1823-1824) of Hugh Gelston, an American merchant from Baltimore, Maryland, to his Mexican agent, Thomas J. Shepard, regarding business conditions.

Herbert S. Auerbach Collection on Mormons and Indians, 1808-1935

WC041 12 boxes
Consists of copies of letters, documents, stories, newspaper articles, reports, tables, artifacts, and extracts relating to Mormons and Indians, as collected by Herbert S. Auerbach, an American renaissance man, involved in music, writing, politics, and philanthropy.