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Renée Weiss Papers, 1939-2006

C1655 3 boxes 2.42 linear feet
Consists of professional and personal correspondence, travel diaries and related ephemera, notebooks, writings, and files relating to the Quarterly Review of Literature (QRL) of editor and writer Renée Karol Weiss (1923-2021). Some materials relate specifically to Renée's husband, poet and professor Theodore Weiss (1916-2003).

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.

Emily Brown Reports and Memoranda for the War Relocation Authority and the Federal Security Agency, 1871-1988 (mostly 1944-1946)

C1736 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Primarily consists of reports, memoranda, and drafts of speeches and press releases created in the course of Emily Brown's work for various government agencies during and following World War II, in particular, the War Relocation Authority, where she worked in the Reports Division, and the Federal Security Agency.
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Emily Brown Reports and Memoranda for the War Relocation Authority and the Federal Security Agency, 1871-1988 (mostly 1944-1946)

Primarily consists of reports, memoranda, and drafts of speeches and press releases created in the course of Emily Brown's work for various government agencies during and following World War II, in particular, the War Relocation Authority, where she worked in the Reports Division, and the Federal Security Agency.

Jacques Roumani Research Files on Libya, circa 1910-1990

C1708 5 linear feet 5 boxes
Consists of research files, primarily government records, of scholar and author Jacques Roumani (1944-2016) on Libya during the period of Italian colonization.
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Thomas J. Kofodimos Papers, 1927-1998

C1706 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of documentation that Thomas Kofodimos pulled together, when he was trying to find a United States publisher for his English translation of Lephousēs' book Asēmina Laiou. Also, includes letters from Ēlias Lephousēs to Thomas Kofodimos and to Joan Kofodimos, family photographs, and miscellaneous photographs of ELAS (Greek People's Liberation Army) leaders, materials related to Kofodimos' escape from Greece to the United States, information about his career after coming to the United States, various memoirs and personal history, death notices and obituaries of Kofodimos' published both in the United States and in Greece.
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Photographs, 1927-1947

Consists of black-and-white photographs of Thomas Kofodimos, his parents and their house in Almyros (Volos, Greece); an elementary school photograph; early photographs of Thomas in Indianapolis and after moving back to Almyros; pre-war photographs with his fellow students at the Polytechnic School in Thessalonikē; at BP plant in Thessalonikē during civil war while trying to get out of Greece. There are also photographs of his 54th Regiment on mount Pēlion, and portrait photographs of Arēs Velouchiōtēs. Included also is an oversize group photograph depicting several leaders of the 54th Regiment ELAS taken by N. Stournaras (see folder 1, D-Middle 73, drawer 3).
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Thomas J. Kofodimos Papers, 1927-1998

Consists of documentation that Thomas Kofodimos pulled together, when he was trying to find a United States publisher for his English translation of Lephousēs' book Asēmina Laiou. Also, includes letters from Ēlias Lephousēs to Thomas Kofodimos and to Joan Kofodimos, family photographs, and miscellaneous photographs of ELAS (Greek People's Liberation Army) leaders, materials related to Kofodimos' escape from Greece to the United States, information about his career after coming to the United States, various memoirs and personal history, death notices and obituaries of Kofodimos' published both in the United States and in Greece.

Alice Cort Holden Papers, 1870-1978 (mostly 1870-1919)

C1669 0.8 linear feet 2 boxes
Consists primarily of correspondence and printed material, along with two diaries from 1926, a matted postcard, a photogravure plate, and a piece of hair jewelry. These family papers primarily center on Alice Holden (née Cort), as the correspondence are letters between members of the Cort family, or letters to her from her children. The collection largely documents the relationships of the Holden and Cort families in New York state between the 19th and 20th centuries.
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Alice Cort Holden Papers, 1870-1978 (mostly 1870-1919)

Consists primarily of correspondence and printed material, along with two diaries from 1926, a matted postcard, a photogravure plate, and a piece of hair jewelry. These family papers primarily center on Alice Holden (née Cort), as the correspondence are letters between members of the Cort family, or letters to her from her children. The collection largely documents the relationships of the Holden and Cort families in New York state between the 19th and 20th centuries.

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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Peter A. Bien Papers, 1902-2016

C1527 16 archival boxes and 1 oversize box boxes
The collection consists of Peter Bien's original incoming correspondence with writers, scholars, and friends (circa 1958-2016), including Thomas Hart Benton, Kimon Friar, Nikos Kazantzakis, C. Day Lewis, Yannis Ritsos, and C. P. Snow, along with along with his working files on the Greek novelist Nikos Kazantzakis (1883-1957), comprising nine binders of photocopied letters of Kazantzakis (1902-1939) that Bien collected from other libraries and private collections. There are also nine photocopied Kazantzakis's own notebooks; Bien's notebooks (general and miscellaneous) containing clippings and other materials that relate to Kazantzakis's works and career; notebooks containing Bien's reading notes from secondary and primary materials or both; small notebooks with material he read. There are also typescripts; a copy of Kazantzakis's "Vios kai politeia tou Alexē Zorba" with marginal notes by Bien and three printed bibliographies: Katsimpalē bibliography N. Kazantzakē A 1906-1948, Perantonakē bibliography N. Kazantzakē 1973-2002, and Mantatophoros #5 November 1974. There are also two small file boxes.

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.

Lauretta McDowell Photograph Albums and Memoir, 1947

C1726 0.4 linear feet 1 box
This collection consists of two photograph albums and a typewritten memoir documenting Lauretta McDowell's six-month period of work as a cadet nurse at the Tacoma (Cushman) Indian Hospital on Puyallup land in Washington State. The albums include photographs of Puyallup and other Indigenous patients, as well as McDowell's fellow nurses and doctors.
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Lauretta McDowell Photograph Albums and Memoir, 1947

This collection consists of two photograph albums and a typewritten memoir documenting Lauretta McDowell's six-month period of work as a cadet nurse at the Tacoma (Cushman) Indian Hospital on Puyallup land in Washington State. The albums include photographs of Puyallup and other Indigenous patients, as well as McDowell's fellow nurses and doctors.

Radio Scripts Collection, 1938-1947

TC059 36 boxes 15.40 linear feet
The Radio Scripts Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for various radio programs such as "The Cavalcade of America" (represented by the most scripts), "The Eternal Light," "Books and Authors," "What's New in Books," "Pepper Young's Family," "The Goldbergs," and others.
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Radio Scripts Collection, 1938-1947

The Radio Scripts Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for various radio programs such as "The Cavalcade of America" (represented by the most scripts), "The Eternal Light," "Books and Authors," "What's New in Books," "Pepper Young's Family," "The Goldbergs," and others.

Radio Broadcasting Collection, 1938-1959

TC060 11 boxes 23.75 linear feet
The Radio Broadcasting Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for "The Cavalcade of America" and "The Bookman" as well as promotional material for the major radio networks, such as ABC, CBS, NBC, the Mutual Broadcasting System, and the Municipal Broadcasting System (WNYC). Included is material regarding the coverage of news during the latter years of World War II and copies of clippings about the Orson Welles broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" in 1938.

Gilbert and Sullivan Collection, 1879-1965 (mostly 1930-1960)

TC117 1 box 1 linear feet
Consists of playbills, programs, and some other printed material relating to the works of Gilbert and Sullivan.
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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).

Robert J. Sommers 1928 Alaska Tour Album and Related Materials, 1921-1972 (mostly 1928)

C1692 1.75 linear feet 1 box
Consists of a photograph album, loose photographs, and clippings belonging to Robert J. Sommers (1881-1972), primarily documenting his work as a highway engineer in Alaska in the late 1920s, as well as some materials related to his personal life and career as a civil engineer and businessman involved in construction. Of note is a photograph album documenting a tour of Alaska made in 1928 by Sommers with Governor George A. Parks and Major Malcolm Elliott.
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Robert J. Sommers 1928 Alaska Tour Album and Related Materials, 1921-1972 (mostly 1928)

Consists of a photograph album, loose photographs, and clippings belonging to Robert J. Sommers (1881-1972), primarily documenting his work as a highway engineer in Alaska in the late 1920s, as well as some materials related to his personal life and career as a civil engineer and businessman involved in construction. Of note is a photograph album documenting a tour of Alaska made in 1928 by Sommers with Governor George A. Parks and Major Malcolm Elliott.

Rowe Family Photographs, 1890-1950

C1691 1.25 linear feet 1 box
Consists of over one hundred photographs documenting the Rowe family in Spokane and Edgecomb, Washington, and Lawrence County, Missouri. Photographs depict sawmills, steam engine threshers, store interiors, Theodore Roosevelt's "Rough Riders," and snapshots of the Rowe family who operated engines and owned farms in Washington state, Missouri, and Kansas.
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Rowe Family Photographs, 1890-1950

Consists of over one hundred photographs documenting the Rowe family in Spokane and Edgecomb, Washington, and Lawrence County, Missouri. Photographs depict sawmills, steam engine threshers, store interiors, Theodore Roosevelt's "Rough Riders," and snapshots of the Rowe family who operated engines and owned farms in Washington state, Missouri, and Kansas.

Geographical Playbills Collection, 1832-1980 (mostly 1925-1965)

TC022 242 boxes 105.61 linear feet
The Geographical Playbills Collection consists chiefly of playbills from the United States, but Great Britain, Canada, Bermuda, France, Germany, and Japan are also represented. Although this is a collection of playbills, there are also some letters, documents, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material.
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Scrapbook collection of playbills, 1808-1967 (mostly 1880-1950)

TC055 1 box 483 Volumes 48.79 linear feet
Consists of 486 scrapbooks of playbills covering not only theater but also opera, ballet, and music.

Arthur Friedman Collection of Programs and Playbills, 1893-1973

TC019 4 boxes 13 Volumes 7 linear feet
Arthur Friedman is an American collector in music and theater. His collection consists of bound scrapbooks of opera programs and playbills for theater and concert performances covering eighty years of regular attendance by Friedman in New York City at the Metropolitan Opera House, Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, and various legitimate theaters.
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T. H. Vail Motter Playbills Collection, 1900-1969 (mostly 1913-1959)

TC052 8 boxes 5.7 linear feet
The collection consists mainly of playbills of American dramatic productions covering over forty-five years of play-going by T. H. Vail Motter (Princeton Class of 1922) but includes some early 20th-century playbills from the London theater as well as foreign playbills from Greece, Turkey, Belgium, China, Japan, Denmark, Holland, and England.
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