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Cameron Family Papers, 1805-1947 (mostly 1850-1945)

C0355 83 boxes 56 linear feet
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The Cameron Family Papers consist primarily of the correspondence and writings of former Princeton University professors Henry Clay Cameron (1827-1906) and his son, A. Guyot Cameron (1864-1947), with some correspondence relating to Henry C. Cameron's wife, Wilhelmina "Mina" Louise Cécile Chollet (1832-1908). There is also a significant amount of Cameron family photographs as well as some documents, printed matter, and ephemera relating to Princeton University. Famed Swiss-American geologist, geographer, and Princeton professor Arnold Henry Guyot (1807-1884), a relative of the Cameron family through marriage, is also represented in the collection through classroom maps, correspondence, a journal, and printed articles and lectures by and about Guyot. Most of the materials in the collection are professional in nature.
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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.

William Tipping Papers, 1688-2001

C1462 4 boxes 2.4 linear feet
Conists of personal papers of William Tipping Esq, of Brasted Park, Sevenoaks, in Kent, and Avray near Paris. He was the son of the successful Liverpool merchant John Tipping, who in his twenties traveled extensively in Europe and the Middle East before turning to Tory politics and serving as director of the London and North Western Railway.
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Wills of William Tipping and Maria Tipping, 1837-1980

Includes contemporary autograph drafts of the will of William Tipping, photocopies of the original will, and probate copies. There is also a copy of the will of Maria Tipping of Brasted Park, wife of William Tipping Esquire; a letter from the Cheshire County Council dated August 15, 1952 and one letter from the District Probate Registry to H.G. Singleton Esq. regarding William Tipping's will.
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William Tipping Papers, 1688-2001

Conists of personal papers of William Tipping Esq, of Brasted Park, Sevenoaks, in Kent, and Avray near Paris. He was the son of the successful Liverpool merchant John Tipping, who in his twenties traveled extensively in Europe and the Middle East before turning to Tory politics and serving as director of the London and North Western Railway.

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).

George Field Collection of Freedom House Files, 1933-1990 (mostly 1941-1969)

MC048 7 boxes
This collection contains George Field's files of the organization Freedom House (1933-1990; Bulk Dates 1941-1969). Freedom House was formed in October 1941 as an organization dedicated to the defense of freedom throughout the world--a cause perceived to be in great danger. Founding members included George Field, Dorothy Thompson, Wendell L. Willkie, Herbert Agar, Herbert Bayard Swope, and Rex Stout. These and other members had been involved in both Fight For Freedom and in the New York Chapter of the Committee to Defend America By Aiding the Allies. Freedom House carried on the spirit of these two organizations by acting as a clearing house of information. Its first agenda was to work, during World War II, to prepare the country for peace, and then after the war to continue to defend peace and freedom throughout the world. Throughout the period from 1941 to 1967 George Field was the Executive Director of Freedom House and was in charge of the day-to-day activities as well as the long-range planning for the organization. These records reflect Field's position in Freedom House during this time. The collection contains only the records that George Field retained from Freedom House, not the official records of the organization. Included in these records are Field's copies of Freedom House meeting minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications and writings, financial files, legal files, and photographs.
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SERIES XIII: PHOTOGRAPHS, 1941-1969

SERIES XIII: PHOTOGRAPHS (1941-1969) contains photographs taken throughout the existence of Freedom House, although some photographs predate Freedom House and are from the period during 1941 when the New York City Chapter of the Committee to Defend America By Aiding the Allies and Fight For Freedom were working together. The photographs from the Freedom Rally in Madison Square Garden (May 7, 1941) all pre-date Freedom House, but a majority of the individuals were closely involved with Freedom House. Most are publicity shots taken at events sponsored by Freedom House.

William Yarrell Collection, 1830-1961 (mostly 1833-1856)

C0603 1 box 1.25 linear feet
Consists of letters and drawings of William Yarrell, a nineteenth-century British naturalist, and related printed matter.
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William W. Lockwood Papers, 1919-1977

MC086 5 boxes 1 folder
The William W. Lockwood Papers document the American Institute of Pacific Relations and Lockwood's activities within the organization during the McCarthy era. A significant amount of the collection concerns the investigation of the Institute of Pacific Relations by Senators Joseph McCarthy and Pat McCarran. The collection also documents U.S.-Far East relations, particularly U.S.-Japanese trade and the Japanese textile industry.
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William W. Lockwood Papers, 1919-1977

The William W. Lockwood Papers document the American Institute of Pacific Relations and Lockwood's activities within the organization during the McCarthy era. A significant amount of the collection concerns the investigation of the Institute of Pacific Relations by Senators Joseph McCarthy and Pat McCarran. The collection also documents U.S.-Far East relations, particularly U.S.-Japanese trade and the Japanese textile industry.
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Series 3, Personal Files, 1942-1977

Series 3, Personal Files 1942-1977, consists of items that document Lockwood's own involvement in the Amerasia case and his service in World War II. The correspondence consists primarily of personal letters of congratulation on Lockwood's September 11, 1955 letter to the New York Times, in which he objected to the Army's decision to forbid John K. Fairbank of Harvard from visiting Japan. In the letter he also stated his objections to the attacks on Philip Jessup and Owen Lattimore. Included in his World War II papers is his 1971 article entitled "The GI in Wartime China." Also of interest are Lockwood's curriculum vitae, drafts of his 1975 and 1976 entries in Who's Who in America and his FBI file.

Quarterly Review of Literature (QRL) Records, 1943-2000

C0862 60 boxes 26.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of the issue and correspondence files of the independent literary journal of the same name that was founded in 1943 by Warren Carrier, and co-edited and published from 1944-1999 by the husband and wife team of poet and former Princeton professor Theodore (Ted) and editor and author Renée Weiss. Also present in the collection are manuscripts of, and associated material from, eleven of Theodore Weiss's thirteen published books of poetry.

Princeton University Collection of George Egerton Correspondence, 1850-1958

C0105 2 boxes 0.80 linear feet
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Mary Chavelita Dunne Bright (pseudonym George Egerton) was a writer and translator in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She was influential in the late-nineteenth century "New Woman" movement as well as the early modernist movement in English-language literature. The collection primarily consists of correspondence between Bright and various friends, family members, and literary and theatrical colleagues. The collection also contains a small number of manuscripts which include prose, poetry, and biographical notes.
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Princeton University Collection of George Egerton Correspondence, 1850-1958

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Mary Chavelita Dunne Bright (pseudonym George Egerton) was a writer and translator in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She was influential in the late-nineteenth century "New Woman" movement as well as the early modernist movement in English-language literature. The collection primarily consists of correspondence between Bright and various friends, family members, and literary and theatrical colleagues. The collection also contains a small number of manuscripts which include prose, poetry, and biographical notes.

William Seymour Family Papers, 1733-1967 (mostly 1870-1933)

TC011 89 boxes 42 linear feet
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Consists primarily of the professional papers of prominent late 19th- and early 20th-century American theatrical stage manager and director William Seymour (1855-1933). The majority of papers include correspondence as well as numerous production-related materials, such as playscripts, promptbooks, and sheet music. Family members, particularly other well-known theater figures, such as Seymour's sister-in-law Fanny Davenport (1850-1898), are also represented in the collection through correspondence, production materials, ephemera, and newspaper clippings.
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William Seymour Family Papers, 1733-1967 (mostly 1870-1933)

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Consists primarily of the professional papers of prominent late 19th- and early 20th-century American theatrical stage manager and director William Seymour (1855-1933). The majority of papers include correspondence as well as numerous production-related materials, such as playscripts, promptbooks, and sheet music. Family members, particularly other well-known theater figures, such as Seymour's sister-in-law Fanny Davenport (1850-1898), are also represented in the collection through correspondence, production materials, ephemera, and newspaper clippings.

William Rankin Correspondence, 1881-1958 (mostly 1905-1940)

C0876 2 boxes
William Rankin (Princeton Class of 1886) was an art historian, specializing in Italian art, and was co-author, with Alice Van Vechten Brown, of A Short History of Italian Painting (1914). Consists of correspondence of Rankin.
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William Oliver Strunk Collection, 1937-1979

C1081 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of W. Oliver Strunk, who was a professor of music at Princeton University (1937-1966).
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William O. Baker Papers, 1912-2008

MC218 65 boxes
William O. Baker (1915-2005) was a prominent research chemist, head of Bell Laboratories, and a frequent advisor to the government on scientific affairs and technology. His government service spanned from the Truman administration through the Bush administration and focused on intelligence gathering and national security issues. Baker's papers document his government service beginning with President Eisenhower, as well as his career at Bell Labs, and include correspondence, writings, and reports.
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William O. Baker Papers, 1912-2008

William O. Baker (1915-2005) was a prominent research chemist, head of Bell Laboratories, and a frequent advisor to the government on scientific affairs and technology. His government service spanned from the Truman administration through the Bush administration and focused on intelligence gathering and national security issues. Baker's papers document his government service beginning with President Eisenhower, as well as his career at Bell Labs, and include correspondence, writings, and reports.
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Series 5: Writings, 1925-2003

The Writings series contains copies of Baker's speeches and articles, typically either offprints or photocopies of publications, with the majority written after his retirement from Bell Labs in 1980. Earlier writings, before 1955, were predominantly technical science papers related to his own chemistry research at Bell Labs. Beginning in 1955, his writings were concerned with the overall focus of Bell Lab's research, communications science and technology, the impact of science on business and government, government support for research, and general analyses on conducting scientific research. Beginning in the 1970s, he also frequently wrote about encouraging innovation in research, the role of science and technology in government and society, and the education system, especially in the sciences. After his retirement in 1980, in addition to continuing to write about these subjects, he also wrote about the future of technology and information systems. Baker also wrote about national materials policy periodically throughout his career.
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Series 3: Correspondence, 1920-2005

The Correspondence series spans Baker's entire career at Bell Labs, as well as his advisory work and his retirement. The majority of the correspondence is between Baker and other scientists and scholars discussing recent papers and issues in their fields, as well as invitations to Baker for events and speaking engagements and congratulations to Baker for his various promotions, appointments, and awards. The series also contains correspondence related to his membership and leadership in professional organizations, the management of Bell Labs, correspondence with government officials related to his service on committees and as an advisor, and phone messages taken for Baker.

William M. Leary Collection on H. Alexander Smith, 1918-1979

MC285 1 box
William M. Leary (1934-2006) was an aviation historian who wrote his doctoral thesis on the politician H. Alexander Smith. The collection contains materials that Leary consulted in the process of writing his thesis, along with a manuscript of the thesis.
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William McElwee Miller Papers, 1931-1979

C0385 4 boxes 1.2 linear feet
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Consists of articles, correspondence, notes, miscellaneous material, and printed matter of William McElwee Miller, a Presbyterian clergyman and a missionary in Iran from 1919 to 1962.
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William M. Armstrong Collection on E.L. Godkin, 1833-1978

C0560 14 boxes 6.5 linear feet
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This collection consists of American historian William M. Armstrong's works and research material on Edwin Lawrence Godkin (1831-1902), a founder and editor of The Nation (1865-1881) and editor of the New York Evening Post (1883-1900). The collection contains typed manuscripts of Armstrong's biography on Godkin along with other writings, as well as photocopies, microfilms, and typescripts of correspondence.
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William M. Armstrong Collection on E.L. Godkin, 1833-1978

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This collection consists of American historian William M. Armstrong's works and research material on Edwin Lawrence Godkin (1831-1902), a founder and editor of The Nation (1865-1881) and editor of the New York Evening Post (1883-1900). The collection contains typed manuscripts of Armstrong's biography on Godkin along with other writings, as well as photocopies, microfilms, and typescripts of correspondence.

William K. Selden Collection on the History of Health Services at Princeton University, 1880-1991

AC006 3 boxes
The William K. Selden Collection on the History of Health Services at Princeton University contains research materials gathered by Selden for the publication, The Heritage of Isabella McCosh (Princeton University Press, 1991). The collections contains drafts, comments on the drafts, photographs, manuscript notes and photocopies of documents made by Selden for the book.
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William K. Selden Collection on the History of Health Services at Princeton University, 1880-1991

The William K. Selden Collection on the History of Health Services at Princeton University contains research materials gathered by Selden for the publication, The Heritage of Isabella McCosh (Princeton University Press, 1991). The collections contains drafts, comments on the drafts, photographs, manuscript notes and photocopies of documents made by Selden for the book.

William K. Selden Collection on Eating Clubs, 1906-1994

AC030 2 boxes
The William K. Selden Collection on Eating Clubs contains research materials collected by Selden for the publication, Club Life at Princeton; An Historical Account of the Upper-Class Eating Clubs at Princeton University. Selden donated the material to the Archives in 1994.
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William Kelly Prentice Papers, 1797-1965 (mostly 1900-1955)

C0811 7 boxes
Consists of works, correspondence, and documents of William Kelly Prentice, a Greek scholar and authority on classical inscriptions, as well as selected papers of his father and various other family members.
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William Irvine Letters from Jerusalem, 1911-1946

C1388 3 boxes
Consists of typescript copies of letters sent from Jerusalem by evangelist William Irvine to his followers.
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