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Percival W. Petch Papers, circa 1900-1953

C1584 1 box
Consists primarily of an unpublished manuscript, dating from 1917 to 1919, along with clippings and a few original photographs documenting the experiences of Percival William Petch (1886-1940), a British army officer who was stationed along the Macedonian Front during World War I.
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Diamela Eltit Papers, 1943-2012

C1457 9 boxes
A collection of manuscript and typescript drafts of and notebooks related to Eltit's works, personal and work-related correspondence mostly from the mid-1980s to 1990s, and other miscellaneous personal and work-related papers.
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Chester Brooks Kerr Papers, 1936-1947

MC242 1 box 2 items
This collection contains Chester Kerr's early papers on book publishing. It documents his involvement with Atlantic Monthly Press and his employment at Reynal and Hitchcock. It also documents Kerr's work with the United States International Book Association, a short-lived non-profit organization founded in 1945 and dedicated to addressing the issues surrounding international book trade and exports.

Pershing Collection of Emily Dickinson, 1945-1972

C0294 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of material related to the collection of Emily Dickinson works compiled by Margaret Jane Pershing.

Performing Arts Serials Collection, 1869-1980

TC110 28 boxes 15.4 linear feet
The Performing Arts Serials Collection consists of serial printed material concerning the performing arts, including circus, dance, film, opera, radio, speech, television, theater, and vaudeville. For the most part, publications are represented by a sample or two issues.
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Paul R. Sweet Papers, 1943-1999

MC272 2 boxes
Paul R. Sweet (1907-2003) was a political intelligence officer for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in the Research and Analysis (R and A) branch during World War II. He later worked for the U.S. State Department and was a history professor. This collection documents Sweet's professional life, especially his service in the OSS and his teaching career. The collection also contains family correspondence.
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Paul R. Sweet Papers, 1943-1999

Paul R. Sweet (1907-2003) was a political intelligence officer for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in the Research and Analysis (R and A) branch during World War II. He later worked for the U.S. State Department and was a history professor. This collection documents Sweet's professional life, especially his service in the OSS and his teaching career. The collection also contains family correspondence.

Patrick J. Kelleher Papers, circa 1939-1981 (mostly 1960-1978)

C0623 6 boxes
Patrick Kelleher was director of the Princeton University Art Museum from 1960 to 1972. His papers consist of articles, notes, photographs, and printed matter from Kelleher about the Holy Crown of Hungary. There is a smaller selection of correspondence with artists and colleagues about the direction of the Art Museum.
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Grover Cleveland Collection, 1860-1907

C0237 3 boxes
Consists of several holograph addresses, miscellaneous correspondence, and family photographs of American president Grover Cleveland.

Dennis E. Puleston Papers, 1961-1980

WC012 68 boxes 73.04 linear feet
Consists of works, correspondence, photographs, a journal (1962), maps, computer tapes, and printed matter of Puleston, a professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota.

Henry E. Eccles' Writings on Naval Logistics, 1946-1965

C0424 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of mimeographed copies of Rear Admiral Henry E. Eccles' working papers, articles, and lectures dealing with naval logistics and the Naval War College.

Osmond K. Fraenkel Diaries, 1933-1968

MC192 1 box
This collection contains excerpts from the diaries of Osmond K. Fraenkel, a New York City lawyer who served on the ACLU's Board of Directors and as one of its general counsel. These excerpts discuss the cases in which Fraenkel was involved.
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Archivo de Jorge Díaz, circa 1910-2017 (mostly 1960-2007)

C1643 54 boxes 2 items
La colección consiste en manuscritos de las obras literarias de Jorge Díaz (particularmente obras teatrales, pero también incluye narrativa y poesía), guiones de radio y televisión, traducciones, correspondencia, fotografías, archivos digitales, documentos personales, y material impreso relacionado a su trabajo.

C. Lawton Campbell Papers, 1904-1974 (mostly 1914-1962)

TC008 28 boxes 11.2 linear feet
Charles Lawton Campbell (Princeton Class of 1916) was an American playwright and advertising writer. His collection contains ninety-four drafts, fragments, and fully-conceived plays, as well as poems, essays, and an autobiography covering fifty years of his life as a devotee of the theater.
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James G. Smith Papers on New Jersey Industry, 1930-1949

C0493 11 boxes
Consists of papers of James G. Smith (Princeton Class of 1920), professor of economics at Princeton, related to New Jersey industrial history.
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"Old Nassau" Collection, 1859-1989

AC051 3 boxes
This collection contains early scores and lyrics to Princeton University's alma mater "Old Nassau" as well as information about the song and the men who created it.

Office of Development Records, 1917-2016

AC244 29 boxes 2 Volumes
The Office of Development is the centralized administrative unit which oversees Princeton University's many fundraising programs, including Annual Giving, the 1746 Society, Endowment Gifts, Bequests, and more. Consists of files of the Princeton University Office of Development pertaining to several major fundraising campaigns including the 1919 Endowment Campaign and the "53 Million Campaign".
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Office of Development Records, 1917-2016

The Office of Development is the centralized administrative unit which oversees Princeton University's many fundraising programs, including Annual Giving, the 1746 Society, Endowment Gifts, Bequests, and more. Consists of files of the Princeton University Office of Development pertaining to several major fundraising campaigns including the 1919 Endowment Campaign and the "53 Million Campaign".

Leonard L. Milberg '53 Collection of Manuscripts, Correspondence, and Photographs, 1762-2001

C0962 6 boxes 3.4 linear feet
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Consists of an open collection of manuscript material related to print collections of Leonard L. Milberg (Princeton Class of 1953): Leonard L. Milberg Collection of American Poetry, Leonard L. Milberg Irish Theater Collection, and the Leonard L. Milberg Collection of Jewish-American Writers.
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Donald L. Derrom Papers, 1941-1952

C0418 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of American engineer, Donald L. Derrom; the bulk of which deals with the building of a rock crushing plant for the Rock Products Corp., Ltd., of Tel Aviv, Israel.
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Norman Gilbertson Photographs of Greece, 1945-1953

C0815 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of photographs, with notes, taken by British relief worker Norman Gilbertson of the aftermath of an earthquake on the Ionian island of Cephalonia, mainly at its capital city of Argostolion, in August 1953.
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Norman C. Pierce Papers, 1920-1975

WC052 16 boxes 7.2 linear feet
Consists of papers of Norman C. Pierce, an American Mormon author, including personal correspondence, financial papers, a photograph album of a trip to Germany in 1927, family photographs, clippings, travel memorabilia and notes, articles (by others), and printed matter relating to Mormonism in Utah.
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Norman C. Pierce Papers, 1920-1975

Consists of papers of Norman C. Pierce, an American Mormon author, including personal correspondence, financial papers, a photograph album of a trip to Germany in 1927, family photographs, clippings, travel memorabilia and notes, articles (by others), and printed matter relating to Mormonism in Utah.

New York City Theater Playbills Collection, 1880-1987

TC091 201 boxes 80.4 linear feet
Consists of playbills of New York City theaters from the late 19th century to the present day.
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Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection, 1940-1989

TC122 14 boxes 4.8 linear feet
The Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection contains printed programs, souvenir programs, clippings, and reviews of various ballet companies and choreographers.

Eden Phillpotts Collection, 1906-1977

C0398 1 box 0.25 linear feet
Eden Phillpotts was a prolific and popular English novelist, playwright, and poet. Papers consist of about 120 letters by Phillpotts to G. Herbert Thring and Denys Killam Roberts of the Society of Authors and Macleod Yearsley regarding the publishing of his works. Additions to the collection include 64 letters, printed matter and newspaper clippings (1921-1960) about Phillpotts and his works.
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Eden Phillpotts Collection, 1906-1977

Eden Phillpotts was a prolific and popular English novelist, playwright, and poet. Papers consist of about 120 letters by Phillpotts to G. Herbert Thring and Denys Killam Roberts of the Society of Authors and Macleod Yearsley regarding the publishing of his works. Additions to the collection include 64 letters, printed matter and newspaper clippings (1921-1960) about Phillpotts and his works.

New Jersey Works Progress Administration Records, 1896-1946 (mostly 1936-1943)

MC144 11 boxes
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was created by Executive Order on May 6, 1935. The goal of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) was to establish and maintain projects benefiting the public good in order to create work for citizens who were unemployed and on relief. The New Jersey Works Progress Administration Records document the history of the New Jersey Historical Records Survey, the Agricultural Administration Act, and the Indian Site Survey of New Jersey through forms, reports, photographs, and correspondence.
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New Jersey Works Progress Administration Records, 1896-1946 (mostly 1936-1943)

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was created by Executive Order on May 6, 1935. The goal of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) was to establish and maintain projects benefiting the public good in order to create work for citizens who were unemployed and on relief. The New Jersey Works Progress Administration Records document the history of the New Jersey Historical Records Survey, the Agricultural Administration Act, and the Indian Site Survey of New Jersey through forms, reports, photographs, and correspondence.

Moses A. Lane Papers, 1852-1957 (mostly 1852-1885)

C1307 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of Moses A. Lane, a nineteenth-century career serviceman in the U.S. Navy, serving most of his time as a gunner. Much of the material relates to a tour (1852-1855) in the Mediterranean aboard the sloop of war St. Louis.
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Collection, 1753-1771

C1064 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected correspondence and documents of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the noted German poet and dramatist, author of Faust.

Herman Melville Collection, 1846-1956

C0321 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of copies of letters by American author Herman Melville that were used by Willard Thorp in his selection of Melville's writings published as Representative Selections (1938), as well as other material about Melville.

Rudolph, the Tragedy of Mayerling by Karoly Lonyay, 1947

C0318 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of the typed manuscript, with holograph corrections, of historian Karoly Lonyay's biography Rudolph, the Tragedy of Mayerling (1949), which centered around the 1889 suicidal death of the heir to the Austrian crown.

James Mark Baldwin Collection, 1868-1987

C0299 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed material relating to the professional career and personal life of American psychologist James Mark Baldwin (Princeton Class of 1884).
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Miscellaneous Screenplays, 1930-1980s

TC111 132 boxes 210 items 52.8 linear feet
Consists of miscellaneous screenplays and related materials, such as continuity, superimposed versions (i.e. script translations), release dialogue scripts, and revisions/drafts. There are also a few information packets--these include interviews with and/or biographies of stars, synopses, and various and sundry other materials meant for release.
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Miscellaneous Screenplays, 1930-1980s

Consists of miscellaneous screenplays and related materials, such as continuity, superimposed versions (i.e. script translations), release dialogue scripts, and revisions/drafts. There are also a few information packets--these include interviews with and/or biographies of stars, synopses, and various and sundry other materials meant for release.

Miscellaneous Playscripts Collection, 1882-1961

TC030 85 boxes 34 linear feet
This collection includes some playscripts stamped or addressed by theater agencies in Chicago, New York City, and Hollywood, while others were used at McCarter Theater or by the Princeton University Players. There are wartime scripts from both world wars, as well as government plays from the Federal Theater Project, the Works Progress Administration, and the Department of Agriculture's War Food Commission.
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Miscellaneous Playscripts Collection, 1882-1961

This collection includes some playscripts stamped or addressed by theater agencies in Chicago, New York City, and Hollywood, while others were used at McCarter Theater or by the Princeton University Players. There are wartime scripts from both world wars, as well as government plays from the Federal Theater Project, the Works Progress Administration, and the Department of Agriculture's War Food Commission.

Frederick H. Osborn Papers, 1941-1963

AC322 1 box
The Papers of Frederick H. Osborn, Class of 1910, (1889-1981) cover some of Osborn's service to, and interest in, the University as a charter trustee from 1943-1955 and as a member of several advisory boards, including the Curriculum Committee and Psychology Department Council.
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Douglas Goldring Collection, 1926-1960

C1066 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence of Douglas Goldring, English writer and journalist.

Edgar Lee Masters Collection, 1915-1983

C1035 2 boxes 2.21 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs of noted American poet Edgar Lee Masters.

Thomas Philip Le Fanu Papers, 1868-1942

C0856 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected Irish theater related records of Thomas Philip Le Fanu, an official working in the Public Record Office in Dublin.

Erwin Panofsky Correspondence with William S. Hecksher, 1936-1980 (mostly 1945-1968)

C0680 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of copies of correspondence primarily between art historian Erwin Panofsky and his student and fellow art historian William S. Hecksher, spanning the years from 1936 until Panofsky"s death in 1968.
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George F. Shrady Collection, 1885-1951 (mostly 1885-1906)

C0499 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Contains papers of George F. Shrady relating primarily to his role as Ulysses S. Grant's physician during Grant's last illness in New York in 1885.
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Anne Baxter Letters to Russell Birdwell, 1952-1956

TC102 1 box 0.4 linear feet
This collection consists of 175 letters (1952-1956, undated) by the American stage and screen actress Anne Baxter to her publicist and friend Russell Birdwell.

Hermann Broch Collection, 1938-1972

C1021 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of mostly English correspondence and manuscripts of the Austrian author Hermann Broch.
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England - Argentina Trade Collection, 1859-1885

C1287 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents relating to Liverpool (England) merchants and their shippers and counterparts in Buenos Aires (Argentina) during the second half of the nineteenth century. Correspondence (1882-1885) between Alexander Gifford (Liverpool) and his brother Edward (Buenos Aires) forms the bulk of the material.

George A. Hulett Papers, 1909-1962

C0460 6 boxes 1 folder 2.5 linear feet
George A. Hulett (Princeton Class of 1892) was a professor of chemistry at Princeton (1909-1935) and authority on "standard cells." The collection consists of his works, correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed matter.
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Jacob Newton Beam Papers, 1914-1950 (mostly 1940-1950)

MC029 4 boxes
The collection contains correspondence pertaining to Princeton University and personal correspondence of Jacob Newton Beam (Princeton Class of 1896, professor of German, 1899-1927). Of particular note is a file of letters from his son, Jacob Dyneley Beam (Princeton Class of 1929), written while he was serving at the American embassies in London, Germany, the Soviet Union, and Indonesia. The collection also includes Jacob N. Beam's lectures notes and publications.
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Jacob Newton Beam Papers, 1914-1950 (mostly 1940-1950)

The collection contains correspondence pertaining to Princeton University and personal correspondence of Jacob Newton Beam (Princeton Class of 1896, professor of German, 1899-1927). Of particular note is a file of letters from his son, Jacob Dyneley Beam (Princeton Class of 1929), written while he was serving at the American embassies in London, Germany, the Soviet Union, and Indonesia. The collection also includes Jacob N. Beam's lectures notes and publications.

A. D. Power Collection, 1837-1946

C0601 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters received by A. D. Power, who worked for the English publishing firms of Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons and W. H. Smith and Son.
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Anton Tedesko Collection, 1936-1985

C1456 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Anton Tedesko was a German-born structural engineer who pioneered the development of thin-shell concrete roofs. Consists of four small groups of papers of Anton Tedesko.
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Carter Godwin Woodson Correspondence with Charles H. Wesley, 1925-1950

C1310 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists, primarily, of a life-long series of correspondence between Carter Godwin Woodson, founder of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, and Charles H. Wesley, African-American historian and college president.
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Frederick T. Brown Family Papers, 1830-1959

C0726 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of the Frederick T. Brown family, which originated in Ohio but at various times lived in Indiana, Minnesota, and New Jersey.
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Borgese Family Collection, 1937-1970

C1016 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, postcards, and clippings of Elizabeth Mann Borgese, her husband, Giuseppe Antonio Borgese, and her mother, Katia Mann.

Meyers List, Inc., Records, 1911-2005

C1426 3 boxes 2.525 linear feet
Incorporated as The Melody Company by Abraham Meyers in 1911, the firm was purchased in 1967 by Princeton alumnus Charles H. Rose (Class of 1950) and his wife. By offering comic strips--the plates for printing them--to small newspapers, the firm was able to secure advertising space, which it sold to national advertisers seeking wider, more regional coverage. Advertisers knew the firm as The Meyers List; newspapers knew it as International Cartoons Limited. The company was dissolved on 20 March 1997, and its printing plates were distributed to various museums and repositories, including Princeton University. Consists of assorted records of the American Melody Company and its corporate aliases (Meyers List Inc. and International Cartoons Limited), including minute and stock books, corporate seals, scrapbooks of cartoon strips, copies of contracts with advertisers, trademark registrations, and dissolution documents.
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Meyers List, Inc., Records, 1911-2005

Incorporated as The Melody Company by Abraham Meyers in 1911, the firm was purchased in 1967 by Princeton alumnus Charles H. Rose (Class of 1950) and his wife. By offering comic strips--the plates for printing them--to small newspapers, the firm was able to secure advertising space, which it sold to national advertisers seeking wider, more regional coverage. Advertisers knew the firm as The Meyers List; newspapers knew it as International Cartoons Limited. The company was dissolved on 20 March 1997, and its printing plates were distributed to various museums and repositories, including Princeton University. Consists of assorted records of the American Melody Company and its corporate aliases (Meyers List Inc. and International Cartoons Limited), including minute and stock books, corporate seals, scrapbooks of cartoon strips, copies of contracts with advertisers, trademark registrations, and dissolution documents.

Mexican Postcards Collection, 1890-2000

RCPXG-5830371-1 25 boxes
Consists of postcards relating to Mexican tourism.
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Mexican Ephemera Collection, 1890-2000

RCPXG-5830371-2 16 boxes 2 cases 102 items
Consists of books, maps, scrapbooks, posters, and other materials.
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A. Jacobi Papers, 1794-1955 (mostly 1880-1919)

C0724 6 boxes 2.3 linear feet
The A. Jacobi Papers consists of offprints of writings and lectures, correspondence, memorials, and other miscellanea of the German physician, pediatrician, author, and first professor of children's diseases in the United States Abraham Jacobi (1830-1919).
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China Papers of Samuel Cochran, 1898-1926

C0406 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
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Consists of notes, letters, photographs, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings of Samuel Cochran (Princeton Class of 1893) during the years (1898-1926) he served as a Presbyterian medical missionary in Hwaiyuan, Anhwei Province, China.

Duffield Family Papers, 1838-1948

C0421 5 boxes 2.25 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of the Duffield family of Princeton, N.J.
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Floyd H. Black Papers, 1860-1983 (mostly 1939-1977)

C0651 3 items 4 Volumes 1.6 linear feet
Contains seven bound volumes of transcripts of Floyd H. Black's papers, including an unpublished autobiography, diaries, and correspondence.
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Maxwell E. Perkins Letters to Elizabeth H. Lemmon, 1922-1947

C0655 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of 128 letters (1922-1946) by Scribner editor Maxwell E. Perkins to his long-time friend and platonic lover Elizabeth H. Lemmon.
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Maxwell Bodenheim Collection, 1923-1955

C1316 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence of the American poet and novelist Maxwell Bodenheim.
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Mavis Kalmar Papers, 1917-1946

TC105 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Mavis Kalmar was an English stage actress. Her collection consists of correspondence (1917-1946), two diaries (undated), two sketchbooks, and photographs.
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Matthew Phipps Shiel Collection, 1892-1946

C1199 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of Matthew Phipps Sheil, a prolific British writer of fantasy fiction, with editors, literary agents, publishers, and other authors.
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Mathieu-Guillaume-Thérèse Villenave's Collection on Alina d'Eldir, circa 1829 - 1950s (mostly 1829-1845)

C1624 1 box
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Consists of correspondence and other materials collected by Mathieu-Guillaume-Thérèse Villenave relating to Alina d'Eldir, including her biography, her work with magnetism treatments, and the Ordre Asiatique de Morale Universelle.
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Archivo de Alma Concepción, 1939-2021

C1700 15.0 linear feet (12 containers)
El archivo de Alma Concepción consiste principalmente en 43 álbumes de la bailarina, educadora y coreógrafa puertorriqueña Alma Concepción, que contienen fotografías, recortes, programas, cartas, tarjetas postales, folletos, material de difusión y memorabilia. También incluye escritos de Alma Concepción, material de investigación, imágenes digitales, recuerdos, afiches y partituras musicales.
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Álbumes, 1939-2021

Esta serie consta de 42 álbumes organizados cronológica y temáticamente que documentan la vida de Concepción desde su infancia en Nueva York y Puerto Rico hasta su carrera como artista en las artes escénicas y como académica independiente. Contienen recortes, fotografías, programas, cartas, tarjetas postales, folletos, material de difusión y memorabilia que documentan la historia de las artes escénicas en Puerto Rico desde 1950 hasta principios de la década de 1980 y otros aspectos culturales de la vida puertorriqueña contemporánea en la isla y su diáspora en Estados Unidos. Contiene materiales que hacen referencia principalmente a los Ballets de San de Juan (codirigido por Ana García y Gilda Navara), y al Taller de Histriones (colectivo de mímica dirigido por Gilda Navarra), así como a numerosos bailarines puertorriqueños. También hay referencias a coreógrafos como George Balanchine; los bailarines Alicia Alonso, Antonio Ruiz, Carmen Amaya, Frederick Franklin, María Tallfchief, Jacques d'Amboise; músicos puertorriqueños como la Familia Figueroa, Jack Delano, Héctor Campos Parsi, Amaury Veray, Ernesto Cordero, y los artistas plásticos Lorenzo Homar, Rafael Tufiño y Antonio Martorell.

Master's Theses Collection, 1894-2010

AC101 2100 Volumes
Graduate work in a formal sense emerged at Princeton in the 1870s when President James McCosh added new faculty and graduate fellowships. This collection consists of theses submitted toward the fulfillment of requirements for master's degrees at Princeton University.
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Charles Ryskamp Collection of William Cowper, 1780-1968

C0382 12 boxes 4.8 linear feet
Consists of Xerox copies of works and correspondence by William Cowper collected by Princeton professor and scholar Charles Ryskamp, as well as correspondence, notebooks, and miscellaneous material of Neilson Campbell Hannay, another Cowper scholar and collector.

A. Frederick Gerstell Collection of Military Materials, 1936-1961

MC286 2 boxes
A. Frederick Gerstell is a member of the Princeton University Class of 1960. The collection is composed of mostly World War II-era correspondence, photographs, and ephemera collected by Gerstell.

Marianne Moore Collection, 1935-1969

C1130 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists selected correspondence and manuscripts of celebrated American poet Marianne Moore.

Françoise Kestsman Durrell Collection of Lawrence Durrell Materials, 1932-2005

C1592 3 boxes
Consists primarily of Françoise Kestsman Durrell's collection of manuscripts, many of them unpublished, by British author Lawrence Durrell (1912-1990).
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Manuscripts, 1940-1990

Primarily includes corrected typescripts of various writings, many of them unpublished, including short stories, plays, poems, articles, book prefaces, and book reviews. Most items are accompanied by folders or enclosures that include brief notes, many of which appear to have been made by the author; these notes were used to inform the folder titles listed here. Some items are also accompanied by related correspondence.

Ruth E. and Edward M. Brecher Collection on William F. Mannix, 1950-1965

C0675 4 boxes 4.5 linear feet
Consists of papers gathered and generated by Ruth E. and Edward M. Brecher while researching the life of William Francis Mannix (1870?-1920), a journalist, soldier of fortune, grafter, and literary forger, for a proposed biography that was never completed. Included are manuscript drafts, correspondence and documents relating to Mannix's background, psychopathic personalities, and literary forgeries.

Luzern Humphrey Collection, circa 1838-2014 (mostly 1852-1854)

C1353 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Consists primarily of material relating to Ohio farmer Luzern Humphrey's overland journey from Kanesville, Iowa, to the Oregon Territory in 1852, his life there through 1853, and his return to Iowa in 1854, including his journal and 51 letters to his wife in Ohio. Also included are some papers relating to the family of William Miller, the founder of Adventism.
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Luzern Humphrey Collection, circa 1838-2014 (mostly 1852-1854)

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Consists primarily of material relating to Ohio farmer Luzern Humphrey's overland journey from Kanesville, Iowa, to the Oregon Territory in 1852, his life there through 1853, and his return to Iowa in 1854, including his journal and 51 letters to his wife in Ohio. Also included are some papers relating to the family of William Miller, the founder of Adventism.

Luiz Forjaz Trigueiros Correspondence, 1935-1995

C1367 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of approximately 100 letters and postcards addressed to Trigueiros from seven correspondents: Jorge Amado (1967-1995), António S. Celestino (1973), Manuel Ferriera (1959-1966), Jesué Pinharanda Gomes (1960-1995), António Guedes de Amorim (1947-1971), Afonso Lopes Vieira (1935-1944), and José Rodrigues Júnior (1958-1987).
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Luiz Forjaz Trigueiros Correspondence, 1935-1995

Consists of approximately 100 letters and postcards addressed to Trigueiros from seven correspondents: Jorge Amado (1967-1995), António S. Celestino (1973), Manuel Ferriera (1959-1966), Jesué Pinharanda Gomes (1960-1995), António Guedes de Amorim (1947-1971), Afonso Lopes Vieira (1935-1944), and José Rodrigues Júnior (1958-1987).

Louis O. Coxe Letters to William Meredith, 1939-1984

C0730 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of approximately 110 letters by Louis O. Coxe (Princeton Class of 1940) to his former classmate, fellow poet, and friend William Meredith, primarily during the 1940s and 1970s.
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Louis O. Coxe Collection, 1941-1977

C0210 14 boxes 5.4 linear feet
Louis O. Coxe (Princeton Class of 1940) was a noted twentieth-century poet, playwright, and critic. The collection contains autograph and typescript versions of Coxe's poetry and sixteen of Coxe's notebooks. Also included are materials for the play Billy Budd, such as notes, drafts, worksheets, galley proofs, and production notes.
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Louis O. Coxe Collection, 1941-1977

Louis O. Coxe (Princeton Class of 1940) was a noted twentieth-century poet, playwright, and critic. The collection contains autograph and typescript versions of Coxe's poetry and sixteen of Coxe's notebooks. Also included are materials for the play Billy Budd, such as notes, drafts, worksheets, galley proofs, and production notes.

Flores and Viramontes Families Papers, 1880s-1989 (mostly 1900-1954)

C1670 0.4 linear feet 1 box
Consists of a group of family photographs, ephemera, and other papers belonging to the Flores and Viramontes families, two interconnected Mexican American families living in southwest Texas and New Mexico in the 20th century.
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Léon-François Hoffmann Collection on Haitian Literature, 1936-2009

C1103 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence in French between Léon-François Hoffmann and Haitian poet René Depestre, including handwritten letters, faxes, and several other documents. Other additions include photocopies of correspondence between Haitian writer and politician Jacques Roumain and his wife Nicole Hibbert.
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James Penrose Harland papers, 1906-1969

AC239 3 boxes
James Penrose Harland was a graduate of the Princeton University Class of 1913. The collection consists of James Penrose Harland's diaries, as well as clippings, photographs, postcards, and some correspondence.
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"Literary Landmarks of Princeton" Exhibition Collection, 1892-1971 (mostly 1967-1968)

C0939 5 boxes 2.1 linear feet
The "Literary Landmarks of Princeton" Exhibition Collection consists of author files and miscellaneous materials related to the "Literary Landmarks of Princeton" exhibition curated by Alfred L. Bush in 1967. The exhibition chronicled works of fiction, drama, and poetry written in Princeton by over 100 authors from the early 18th century to the mid-1960s.
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"Literary Landmarks of Princeton" Exhibition Collection, 1892-1971 (mostly 1967-1968)

The "Literary Landmarks of Princeton" Exhibition Collection consists of author files and miscellaneous materials related to the "Literary Landmarks of Princeton" exhibition curated by Alfred L. Bush in 1967. The exhibition chronicled works of fiction, drama, and poetry written in Princeton by over 100 authors from the early 18th century to the mid-1960s.

John James Audubon Collection, 1788-1970

C0006 6 boxes 6 Volumes
John James Audubon (1785-1851) was a nineteenth-century ornithologist, artist, and naturalist who published his illustrations of American birds and quadrupeds. This collection includes several original manuscripts, transcripts and photostats of manuscripts, correspondence of John James and Lucy Bakewell Audubon (originals and copies), and other printed materials related to Audubon, which have been assembled from various sources.
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John James Audubon Collection, 1788-1970

John James Audubon (1785-1851) was a nineteenth-century ornithologist, artist, and naturalist who published his illustrations of American birds and quadrupeds. This collection includes several original manuscripts, transcripts and photostats of manuscripts, correspondence of John James and Lucy Bakewell Audubon (originals and copies), and other printed materials related to Audubon, which have been assembled from various sources.

Laurence Hutton Photograph Albums, 1800s

C0937 7 boxes
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The Laurence Hutton Photograph Albums consists of several hundred photographs and numerous portraits of prominent 19th-century artists and literary, political, and historical figures, compiled by editor and essayist Laurence Hutton.

Levering Cartwright Collection on "Death Valley Scotty", 1939-1973 (mostly 1963-1971)

WC037 2 boxes 0.60 linear feet
Consists of papers of journalist Levering Cartwright (Princeton University Class of 1926) relating to the association of "Death Valley Scotty" (Walter Scott, 1872-1954), an eccentric prospector, Wild West show entertainer, and hoaxer, with his friend and financier, Albert M. Johnson, an insurance company executive.
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Julia Burt Atteberry Papers, 1829-1979 (mostly 1911-1973)

C0226 5 boxes 1.8 linear feet
Julia Burt Atteberry was the daughter of Maxwell Struthers Burt (Princeton Class of 1904) and Katharine Newlin Burt, who were both writers and established one of the first "dude" ranches in the West. This collection consists of correspondence between various members of the Burt family and some of their manuscripts, miscellaneous correspondence, documents, and journals.
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Julia Burt Atteberry Papers, 1829-1979 (mostly 1911-1973)

Julia Burt Atteberry was the daughter of Maxwell Struthers Burt (Princeton Class of 1904) and Katharine Newlin Burt, who were both writers and established one of the first "dude" ranches in the West. This collection consists of correspondence between various members of the Burt family and some of their manuscripts, miscellaneous correspondence, documents, and journals.

Kenneth Roberts Letters to Malcolm Johnson, 1936-1955

C1461 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters by the American historical novelist Kenneth Roberts to his Doubleday editor, Malcolm Johnson.
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James Holly Hanford Correspondence, 1912-1954

C0163 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters to American scholar and educator James Holly Hanford, most of them concerning his studies of John Milton.
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Princeton University Library Collection on Ford Madox Ford, 1906-1939

C0158 1 box 0.25 linear feet
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Ford Madox Ford was a noted British author, poet, and editor. This collection consists of selected manuscripts and correspondence of Ford.

Julia Marlowe Collection, 1909-1950

TC045 3 boxes 1.8 linear feet
Julia Marlowe (1866-1950), who was also known as Sarah Frances Frost, was an American actress and Shakespearean performer. Her collection consists chiefly of letters to Ida Rissland Perscheid. Also included are photographs of both Marlowe and her husband, E. H. Sothern, articles by and about them, memorabilia, and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings.
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Julia Marlowe Collection, 1909-1950

Julia Marlowe (1866-1950), who was also known as Sarah Frances Frost, was an American actress and Shakespearean performer. Her collection consists chiefly of letters to Ida Rissland Perscheid. Also included are photographs of both Marlowe and her husband, E. H. Sothern, articles by and about them, memorabilia, and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings.

Benedict Thielen Letters to Frederic Roderigo Gruger, Jr, 1918-1962

C0285 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by American novelist Benedict Thielen (Princeton Class of 1923) to Frederic Roderigo Gruger, Jr.
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Donald Goodchild Collection, 1918-1968

C1065 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence of Donald Goodchild, who was secretary of the American Council of Learned Societies in Washington, D.C.

Nikos Kavvadias Papers, 1949-1972

C0866 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of papers of Nikos Kavvadias, a Greek poet who spent most of his life traveling the world as a wireless operator on ocean freighters.

Burr Family Papers, 1773-1955 (mostly 1912-1939)

C0618 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, passports, and calling cards of the Burr family of Philadelphia.
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Alyse Gregory Correspondence, 1944-1967

C0306 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of the American suffragette Alyse Gregory with her friend A. H. Degenhardt.

Edmund Wilson Letters to Helen Muchnic, 1941-1972

C0316 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of approximately 197 letters, mostly handwritten, by American literary critic Edmund Wilson to Helen Muchnic.
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George S. Rigby, Jr., Collection of Anthony Trollope, 1837-1939

C1582 3 boxes 0.83 linear feet
Consists of primarily correspondence of author Anthony Trollope and associates, as well as manuscript material, photographs, and drawings of Trollope.
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Civil War Letters of Adam Badeau, 1862-1909

C0097 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 79 autograph letters from Adam Badeau to Union general James Harrison Wilson, dated 1862 to 1865, most of which were written while Badeau was General Ulysses S. Grant's military secretary in the Civil War.
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Letters Not Addressed to James Harrison Wilson and Related Material, 1870-1965

This last series consists of material not written by Badeau but related to his life and Wilson's. A great newsletter from the Ulysses S. Grant Association that provides a short biography of Badeau. A letter from Badeau while he is serving as a diplomat in England after the war, a letter concerning his work on Grant's writing, a letter of Wilson's. There are also newspaper clippings about Wilson after the war.

Faber and Faber Author File on Jacob Peter Mayer, 1943-1989 (mostly 1943-1960)

C1683 0.2 linear feet 1 box
Consists of an author file kept by the British publishing house Faber and Faber and editor T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) on Jacob Peter Mayer (1903–1992), a German-born scholar of Alexis de Tocqueville, Karl Marx, and Max Weber and professor at the University of Reading. There are letters from T. S. Eliot and other Faber and Faber editors to Mayer, as well as related contracts, publication lists, publishers' catalogs, and book proposals.
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Faber and Faber Author File on Jacob Peter Mayer, 1943-1989 (mostly 1943-1960)

Consists of an author file kept by the British publishing house Faber and Faber and editor T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) on Jacob Peter Mayer (1903–1992), a German-born scholar of Alexis de Tocqueville, Karl Marx, and Max Weber and professor at the University of Reading. There are letters from T. S. Eliot and other Faber and Faber editors to Mayer, as well as related contracts, publication lists, publishers' catalogs, and book proposals.

Frederic Dennis Papers on Sylvia Beach, 1890s-1988 (mostly 1955-1988)

C1540 5 boxes 4.09 linear feet
This collection consists of selected papers of Frederic Dennis regarding Sylvia Beach, including correspondence of Sylvia Beach and members of her family, as well as letters from Noël Riley Fitch from 1977-1988, photographs of Sylvia Beach, Shakespeare and Co., her friends and family, and assorted clippings and other miscellany.
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H. L. Mencken Letters to David Warren Ryder, 1922-1955

C1231 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 110 letters by influential magazine editor and critic H. L. Mencken to David Warren Ryder, a San Francisco area journalist, written mainly from Baltimore and New York between the years 1922 and 1947.
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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.

Bennett Cerf Correspondence Regarding the Ezra Pound Controversy (1946), 1946

C0133 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of responses from the public to Bennet Cerf's appeal (1946) to readers of his "Trade Winds" column in the Saturday Review of Literature on the question of the exclusion of Ezra Pound's poetry from an anthology of English and American poetry being published by Random House.

David N. Rowe Correspondence, 1944-1948

C1259 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence between David Nelson Rowe, a professor in Princeton University's School of Public and International Affairs, and five of his Princeton University students who had joined the U.S. Army, Navy, or the Marines, during World War II.
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Eliseo Diego Papers, 1940-1990

C0863 1 box 0.25 linear feet
This collection consists of papers of Diego, Cuban poet, author, and translator. Included are correspondence between Diego, his wife, various friends and other writers.
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Edmund Wilson Letters to Margaret Rullman, circa 1900-1977 1950-1971 (mostly 1950-1971)

C0186 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of over thirty letters and cards from American literary critic Edmund Wilson (Princeton Class of 1916) to Margaret Rullman, a childhood friend.
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Goodwin Weinberg Collection of Aldous Huxley, 1908-1961 (mostly 1920-1955)

C0589 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Contains approximately 110 letters by Aldous Huxley written to various friends and associates, including Arnold Bennett, Basil Ashmore, Edith Sitwell, Osbert Sitwell, and the American photographer Sanford Roth, collected by Goodwin Weinberg (Princeton Class of 1929).
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