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Helenē Vakalo Papers, 1933-2000 (mostly 1954-1990)

C0835 22 boxes 12 items 12.3 linear feet
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The Helenē Vakalo Papers consists of papers by and relating to the Greek art critic and poet Helenē Vakalo (1921-2001). Included are autograph and typed manuscripts of Vakalo's poetry, lectures, articles, and essays, as well as her correspondence, notebooks, loose notes, and memorabilia. There are also official documents, photographs, awards, printed material, and several works by prominent Greek writers and artists. Of particular importance are the unpublished works and early manuscripts, as well as Vakalo's correspondence with her husband, painter, stage designer, art critic, and writer Giōrgos Vakalo, and with numerous distinguished artists and literary figures.
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Arthur Cort Holden Papers, 1845-1993 (mostly 1890-1993)

C0767 39 boxes
The Arthur Cort Holden Papers consists chiefly Holden's personal and professional papers, accumulated during his life (1890-1993) as an architect and active Princeton University alumnus. Also included are photographs, the papers of friends and family members, and miscellaneous printed matter dating from the 1840s to the 1990s.

Aubrey Beardsley Collection, 1890-1946

C0056 17 boxes
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Aubrey Beardsley was an English draughtsman and author. The collection includes some of his Art Nouveau work, book illustrations, borders, chapter headings, title pages, and posters. Also included are various notes for his writing and holograph manuscripts of "Under the Hill" and "The Ivory Piece." Correspondence with friends and colleagues completes the collection.
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J. Harlin O'Connell Collection on English Artists, 1825-1952 (mostly 1880-1939)

C0213 7 boxes 32 folios 9 items 2.5 linear feet
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Consists of letters, short manuscripts, some artwork, and a few proofs of English poets, dramatists, novelists, critics, essayists, biographers, journalists, publishers, artists, and actors who were prominent primarily from the 1890s through the 1930s.

Susanna Moore Papers, 1940-2022

C1381 35 boxes 12.8 linear feet 9.8 GB 153 digital files
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Susanna Moore is an American novelist. Her papers consist of drafts of novels and nonfiction books, correspondence with writers and artists, teaching materials from her time spent teaching incarcerated writers and Princeton undergraduates, photographs, and audiovisual material.
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Susanna Moore Papers, 1940-2022

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Susanna Moore is an American novelist. Her papers consist of drafts of novels and nonfiction books, correspondence with writers and artists, teaching materials from her time spent teaching incarcerated writers and Princeton undergraduates, photographs, and audiovisual material.

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.

Victor Gollancz Publishing Files, 1926-2018

C1617 100 linear feet 105 containers 26 digital files 0.01 GB
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Consists of author and administrative files of Victor Gollancz Publishing company, including correspondence, publication agreements, and ephemera (e.g. clippings, tearsheets, dust jackets). Some records include those associated with the Left Book Club's operations and Joyce Carol Oates' publications, among others.

Charles Ruas Papers, 1860-2020 (mostly 1974-1990)

C1372 25 boxes 21 linear feet 9.8 GB 293 digital files
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Charles Ruas is an American author, interviewer, editor, literary and art critic, and French translator, who served as the Director of the Drama and Literature Department for New York's Pacifica radio station WBAI-FM in the late 1970s and interviewed writers for radio broadcast and print, including Toni Morrison, Michel Foucault, Carlos Fuentes, Eudora Welty, Susan Sontag, Truman Capote, Buckminster Fuller, Andy Warhol, Mario Vargas Llosa, and others. Included are photographs and documents on Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs, the St. Marks poetry project, and avant-garde artists and performers. The papers include transcripts and audiocassette tapes of Ruas's interviews with authors and artists, as well as typescripts and galleys of work by writers Ruas edited, including Marguerite Young, and some related photographs, notes, recordings, and correspondence. There are also some translations and other writings by Charles Ruas, as well as a collection of family photographs and papers documenting the history of his family in Tianjin, China, from the 1860s through the mid-20th century.
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Photographs, 1924-2019

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Consists of photographic prints, contact sheets, and negatives, primarily in black-and-white, including shots taken in the WBAI studio in New York City, as well as promotional photographs and portraits gifted to Ruas by authors and artists with whom he worked. Most of the photographs taken in the WBAI studio are by Joan Schwartz, including images of various authors reading from Marguerite Young's Miss MacIntosh, My Darling, as well as a number of photographs of poets reading at a New Year's Eve poetry reading at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery in 1975. In addition to containing photographs of many of the writers and artists reflected elsewhere throughout this collection, musicians and composers like Patti Smith, Lou Reed, and Phillip Glass are also represented in this group of photographs. Also of note is a group of portraits and photographs of performances by Babette Mangolte. While most photographic materials in the collection are described here, some, which were originally kept with manuscript materials and ephemera, are described with the general Author and Artist Files.

Erich Kahler Papers, 1900-1989 (mostly 1940-1970)

C0170 15 boxes 5.6 linear feet
Consists of writings, correspondence, and printed matter of the Jewish scholar, author, and lecturer Erich Kahler, including some magazines and newspaper articles collected for his research purposes. There is also material and correspondence assembled after his death by his wife, Alice Loewy Kahler.

Osborn and Dodge Family Papers, 1726-1983

C0537 14 boxes 5.6 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, printed material, and miscellanea of three generations of the Osborn and Dodge families.
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Charles Coulston Gillispie Collection, 1779-1990 (mostly 1782-1826)

C0696 8 boxes
Consists of the working papers used by Charles Coulston Gillispie while researching his book The Montgolfier Brothers and the Invention of Aviation, 1783-1784 (1983).
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Alexandros Xydēs Collection, 1939-2000

C1376 4 boxes 1.6 linear feet
Consists of the collection of Alexandros Xydēs, Greek diplomat and art critic. Included are typed manuscripts, correspondence, off-prints, ephemera, and other printed material with a focus on Greek politics, Cyprus, human rights, and international relations.
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Series 4: Material relating to George Seferis, 1941-1982

Includes correspondence, in Greek, between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece and George Seferis during his post as a diplomat in Cairo (Egypt) dated 1944; typescript of a press release regarding Seferis's decision to stay away from politics (1969). There is also an issue of the newsletter Preuves Informations, Paris, 5 Nov. 1963; the periodical la semaine égyptienne, nos. 11-12 (June 1941); 2 issues of the weekly magazine Ho Tachydromos (December 2 and 4, 1963); Vogue (July 1958); clippings of several Greek newspapers and a few French and English regarding Seferis's poetry and his death; a brochure of the Program for Modern Greek Studies at Harvard University. The third folder consists of a collection of clippings of several Greek newspapers and a few in French regarding Seferis's poetry entitled "Tribute to Seferis, Paris, April 1982."
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Off-Prints, 1942-1995

Includes off-prints, in Greek, English, German, and French, relating to the Cyprus issue, Greece and the Balkans, the Aegean Sea, international relations, Greek foreign policy, international law and relations, human rights and constitutional law, Byzantine studies, Greek Independence Day, and Greek poetry. A list of the title pages of the off-prints is available: http://libweb2.princeton.edu/rbsc2/misc/Xydes.pdf

Rafael Fuentes Papers, 1928-1966 (mostly 1936-1956)

C0791 4 boxes 3.5 linear feet
Consists of personal and working papers of Mexican diplomat Rafael Fuentes.

Whitney Jennings Oates Correspondence, 1949-1959

C0871 7 boxes 2.8 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence of Whitney Jennings Oates (Princeton Class of 1925) during his tenure as a professor of Classics at Princeton University.

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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Phillips Family Papers, circa 1880-1973 (mostly 1900-1940)

C1387 6 boxes 4.0 linear feet
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Consists of photographs, manuscripts, diaries, and ephemera relating to Edward H. Phillips (1868-1944), his wife Marie Kempton Phillips (1881-1946), and their daughter Jean Sarah Phillips (1908–1985) that document ranch life in and around Montana around the turn of the 20th century as well as Ed Phillips' involvement in Wild West shows, including Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, and his career as a Hollywood actor.
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Steven Barclay Collection, 1904-2008 (mostly 1920-1940)

C1487 6 boxes 3.0 linear feet
A collection containing original manuscripts, letters, documents, photographs, association copies of books, and other printed material, chiefly by or pertaining to Adrienne Monnier (1892-1955) and Sylvia Beach (1887-1962), and their respective bookshops in Paris: La Maison des Amis des Livres and Shakespeare & Company.
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La Maison des Amis des Livres: Miscellaneous, 1920-1953

Includes two copies of an invitation announcing Marie Monnier "Broderies" exhibit 1935 (1 with insert invite card; the admission card designated for André Gide for a April 11 Paul Valery event with Leon-Paul Fargue; two copies of the exhibit guide of 1926-27 Paul-Emile Becat Painting exhibit at LMDADL; exhibit guide and personal invitation ticket to the E-M Burgun exhibit at LMDADL; eExhibit guide to the C. F. Winzer exhibit at LMDADL; aAnnouncement card for the Camille Bryen exhibit at LMDADL 1953; LMDADL blank note letterhead; announcement for subscription to Le Navire d'Argent; 1926 LMDADL guide with Andre Gide essay of "Le Peintre Cornilleau"; and 1920 Membership appeal with S Co ad on verso

Kostas and Linda S. Myrsiades Papers, 1942-2017

C1623 4.0 linear feet 7 boxes
This collection consists of personal papers of Kostas and Linda S. Myrsiades, including correspondence, autograph manuscripts and typescripts, photographs, printed and audio material.
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Research Material: Resistance Theater, 1942-1998

Consists of xerox copies of typescripts and printed material of several one-act plays and short stories or poems on Greek Resistance with penciled annotations. Includes also a xerox copy of a resignation letter by Aimilios Veakēs to the Board of the National Theater dated 1942 and a bibliography of primary texts and short stories about the "Literature of the Greek Resistance."

Bache and Hodge Family Papers, 1783-1957 (mostly 1790-1890)

C0650 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence representing five generations of the Bache and Hodge families as well as members of the Scott and Wistar families of Princeton and Philadelphia.
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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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Miscellaneous, 1821-1978

Includes correspondence between William Tipping and Edward Ford; one letter from Edward Ford to Isaac Taylor; one letter form William Tipping to Griffith; one letter from J. Holmes to John Tipping; one letter to John tipping fromn his cousin Th. Bewley (?); one letter from grandmother Fearon to Jane; two letters from unidentified senders (one in French); one letter from Anthony Titley to William Tipping (July 9, 1866); one letter from Henry Avaray Tipping to Joan (26.7.1921); a few letters sent to William Tipping from unidentified senders; one letter in Arabic.
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Series 1. Correspondence, 1755-1988

This series consists of approximately one hundred and forty family letters, comprising some 450 pages, written on tours of Europe and the Middle East around 1840, several nicely illustrated. Includes a copius run of retained drafts of letters to Isaac Taylor, the publishers Houlston and Wright, Dr. Robert Trail, the painter Josiah Gilbert, and others, concerning publication of plates after drawings made on his tours. The present letters - many of which, written on large extended sheets of paper, are very long - display the élan of a young Englishman on the Grand Tour and provide the reader with a vivid view of Middle Eastern travel in the first half of the nineteenth century.

Chester W. Burton Family Papers, 1809-1956 (mostly 1850-1910)

C1523 8 boxes 4.0 linear feet
Consists mostly of correspondence along with some financial records, legal documents, such as deeds and land indentures, ephemera, and photographs dating from the 19th and early 20th centuries that relate to Chester W. Burton, a farmer from Chautauqua County, New York, and his family. Among other topics, the collection documents aspects of the Civil War and early settlement and gold mining in the west.
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Correspondence and Documents, 1809-1956

Though primarily correspondence, some documents, such as deeds and indentures, financial papers, such as receipts, invoices, and inventories, are interspersed throughout, especially in earlier correspondence. Also included are a few ephemeral materials as well as writings by various family members, including those of Chester W. Burton and Clarissa Harris, both of whom wrote articles for publication in local newspapers and journals.
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Chester W. Burton Family Papers, 1809-1956 (mostly 1850-1910)

Consists mostly of correspondence along with some financial records, legal documents, such as deeds and land indentures, ephemera, and photographs dating from the 19th and early 20th centuries that relate to Chester W. Burton, a farmer from Chautauqua County, New York, and his family. Among other topics, the collection documents aspects of the Civil War and early settlement and gold mining in the west.

Samuel Shellabarger Collection, 1916-1956

C0218 7 boxes 2.5 linear feet
Samuel Shellabarger attended Princeton University as member of the Princeton Class of 1909 and was an English professor between 1914-1923. The collection contains Samuel Shellabarger's manuscripts for two biographies and five works of historical fiction, as well as a small amount of miscellaneous material related to his writings.
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Samuel Shellabarger Collection, 1916-1956

Samuel Shellabarger attended Princeton University as member of the Princeton Class of 1909 and was an English professor between 1914-1923. The collection contains Samuel Shellabarger's manuscripts for two biographies and five works of historical fiction, as well as a small amount of miscellaneous material related to his writings.

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.

Gilbert Chinard Papers, 1911-1965

C0671 20 boxes
Gilbert Chinard was a Franco-American scholar who taught at Princeton University and was affiliated with the Institut Français de Washington. The organization, established in 1926 to promote the study of French civilization and culture, endeavors to recognize the French influence in North American culture. The collection houses documents and letters concerning the Institution and an autograph manuscript of James Dunn Hufman's translation of Andre Lasseray's Les Français Sous Les Trieze Etoiles.

David Graham Phillips Manuscripts, 1902-1950

C0124 14 boxes 5.6 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts of novels, plays, short stories, essays, and articles of American journalist and author David Graham Phillips (Princeton Class of 1887).
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Princeton University Library Collection of Albert Einstein Materials, 1913-1975 (mostly 1930-1955)

C1022 5 boxes 3.7 linear feet
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Consists of a wide range of miscellaneous material by or about the Nobel Prize-winner and world famous physicist Albert Einstein, including correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, drawings, ephemera, medical records, and printed material.

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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Broom Correspondence of Harold Loeb, 1920-1956 (mostly 1921-1924)

C0110 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
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Consists of correspondence files of Harold Loeb (Princeton Class of 1913), one of the founding editors of Broom, An International Magazine of the Arts.

Mixsell Collection of Autographs of Musicians, 1825-1937

C0085 2 boxes 2.5 linear feet
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Consists of letters and/or autograph manuscripts of several bars of music (some signed and inscribed) by such composers as Beethoven, Brahms, Cui, Puccini, Ravel, and Strauss. Materials were collected by American physician and composer Raymond B. Mixsell (Princeton Class of 1903).

Laurence Pollinger Ltd. Files Concerning D. H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover, 1931-1979

C0956 3 boxes 1.3 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, contracts, and clippings of the literary agency Laurence Pollinger Ltd. relating to the firm's involvement with the literary estate of D. H. Lawrence.
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Series 3: Contracts, 1931 February 27-1959 September

This series consists of fourteen contracts regarding English and foreign language versions of Lady Chatterley's Lover (1931-1959). Some of the contracts include copies of related correspondence. This series is organized chronologically by date, with an undated contract located at the beginning.

William Dean Howells Collection, 1863-1919

C0168 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and selected manuscripts of the American critic, novelist, poet, and playwright William Dean Howells.

Booksellers' League of New York Records, 1895-1967

C1369 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Founded in 1895, the Booksellers' League of New York was an organization aimed at promoting a professional and collaborative spirit among members of the book trade. The bulk of the collection consists of meeting minutes of the annual meetings and Board of Managers meetings, 1895-1932 (5 vols.) and of materials relating to the League's monthly dinners and other social events, 1901-1958 (invitation cards, programs, menus, handbills, and related membership mailings).
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Norma Spector Papers, 1947-2009

C1379 1 box
Consists of papers relating to post-World War II Greek history and politics, 1940s-1970s, collected by Norma Spector in her role as the public relations liaison of the Federation of Greek Maritime Unions (FGMU) in New York City.
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Documents, 1947-1955

Consists of a petition/letter in very small handwriting in Modern Greek of an anonymous political prisoner accompanied by a document in the type of a diary that was smuggled out of the Gyaros detention camp. It is an account of the sufferings of the prisoners from 1947 to 1950: it describes the daily activities in the camp, the living conditions, and more importantly, it names the prisoners being tortured and the guards carrying out the abuse. Also, present are typed transcriptions of letters in English smuggled out in this handwriting from the detention camps and prisons of Aē-Stratēs, Corfu, and Gyaros, dated in 1954 and 1955.

Carl Van Vechten Photographs, 1923-1942

C0877 2 boxes
Consists of photographs taken and printed by Carl Van Vechten, primarily during the 1930s to 1940s, following his career as a music critic, journalist, and author.

Thomas H. Johnson Papers, 1919-1984

C0468 4 boxes 1 folder 1.7 linear feet
The Thomas H. Johnson Papers consists of correspondence, subject files, notes, printed matter, diplomas, and other miscellanea of the American educator and editor Thomas H. Johnson (1902-1985).
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Peter Orton Collection of Screenplays and Television Scripts, 1941-2005

C1225 9 boxes 3.6 linear feet
Consists of a collection of screenplays and television scripts spanning a period of sixty-four years of film and television production, collected by the writer Peter Orton.
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Champagne For Caesar, 1949 August

Screenplay written by Fred Brady and Hans Jacoby for a 1950 Cardinal Pictures, Inc., comedy about a trivia quiz show. The movie was directed by Richard Whorf and produced by George Moskov. This is an undated photocopy with some pages bearing revision dates of August 14 or 15, 1949. 135 leaves.

Chambers Family Papers, 1772-1962

C0402 22 boxes 9.4 linear feet
Consists of diaries, correspondence, documents, scrapbooks, and printed matter of the Chambers family of Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
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Craig House Medical Records on Zelda Fitzgerald, 1932-1934

C0745 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Zelda Fitzgerald, American socialite, novelist, painter, and wife of the American novelist and storywriter F. Scott Fitzgerald, wrote of their turbulent life and marriage in her novel Save Me the Waltz (1932). This collection consists of psychiatric evaluations, correspondence, and reports concerning Zelda Fitzgerald when she was a patient at Craig House, Beacon, N.Y., under the care of Dr. C. Jonathan Slocum.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Modern Greek Materials, 1677-1967

C0958 4 boxes 4 folders
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Consists of an open collection containing miscellaneous source material related to Modern Greek studies, including letters, documents, artwork, and other unbound manuscript items.
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Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, Letters to May Harrison, 1944-1950

11 signed autograph letters from Lord Dunsany (E. J. M. D. Plunkett) to violinist May Harrison, written from Dunsany Castle, Dunstrall Priory, and Cadogan Square, with a corrected typescript of his poem "To the Children of Greece" and a transcript by May Harrison of the account of a Yugoslav soldier. Harrison had asked Dunsany to write a poem highlighting the desperate condition of Greek children following German occupation, to be read at a charity concert that never took place but appeared in To Awaken Pegasus and Other Poems (1949).
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Ethniko Komitato, 1937-1973

Greek resistance organization archive. Contains material relating to Ethniko Komitato (National Revolutionary Committee of Greece), which operated under the Axis occupation of Greece and fought for the freedom of the homeland and the rights of the Greeks during the World War II. Included are autograph and typed manuscripts, such as requests; certificates regarding Nikolaos Stauropoulos' membership to the National Revolutionary Committee; reports to the Committee by N. Stauropoulos; agendas of the Committee; a list of the board members; the founding document and the National Line of the Committee; two handwritten issues (dated 15 and 18 April, 1945 respectively) of the newspaper "Ethnika Neiata" (National Youth), with crossed out title " Hē ephēmeridoula mas"; four essays by Nikolaos Stauropoulos or Atellanos: "Einai akoma kairos"; "Ho agōnas sta ergostasia"; "Ho proskopismos kai hē agōgē tōn hellēnopaidōn"; and "To noēma tēs ethnikēs antistasēs kai hoi neoi"; an identification card of Nikolaos Stauropoulos; an obituary for Nikos Kollaros; a signed letter by Giōrgos Stauropoulos to his brother Nikolaos; a signed letter to Nikolaos Stauropoulos by Vyrōn (unknown last name); miscellaneous handwritten notes; 72 black-and-white photographs dated 1937-1966; and ephemera. Included also is a pamphlet dated April 6, 1941. The National Revolutionary Committee of Greece worked closely throughout the German occupation with almost all the internal resistance organizations and helped strengthen several rebel groups.

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.

Dora Marsden Collection, 1907-1961 (mostly 1909-1914)

C0283 4 boxes 1.60 linear feet
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Dora Marsden was an English author, editor, and suffragette. The collection contains correspondence about Marsden's books and periodicals, manuscripts sent to the periodicals, correspondence with other feminists, part of James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and correspondence with contemporary literary figures.
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Dora Marsden Collection, 1907-1961 (mostly 1909-1914)

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Dora Marsden was an English author, editor, and suffragette. The collection contains correspondence about Marsden's books and periodicals, manuscripts sent to the periodicals, correspondence with other feminists, part of James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and correspondence with contemporary literary figures.

Vodrey Collection of Arthur Machen Papers, 1915-1972

C0240 4 boxes 120 items 2.74 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts and correspondence of Welsh writer Arthur Machen collected by Joseph Kelly Vodrey. It also contains an equal amount of manuscripts and correspondence of Machen admirers and collectors, particularly the members of the Machen Society, founded in 1948 after Machen's death.
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John Biggs Collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald Estate Papers, 1936-1978 (mostly 1940-1949)

C0628 9 boxes 3.4 linear feet
Consists of the correspondence and legal documents of John Biggs (Princeton Class of 1918) accumulated as executor and trustee of the estate of F. Scott Fitzgerald (Princeton Class of 1917).

Wilbur Samuel Howell Papers, 1953-1981 (mostly 1965-1980)

C0679 9 boxes 3.6 linear feet
Consists of works, articles, lectures, reviews, notes, and correspondence of Wilbur Samuel Howell, professor of rhetoric and oratory (1952-1972) at Princeton.

Julian Scott Photographs for the 11th Census, 1890-1891

C1412 2 boxes 1 item 0.7 linear feet
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Consists of 170 albumen prints of Native Americans and frontiersmen taken by Julian Scott in 1890 for the 11th United States Census with a No. 2 Kodak camera, with accompanying documentation.
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Reina María Rodríguez Papers, 1940-2022 (mostly 1979-2022)

C0915 18.0 linear feet (28 containers)
This collection consists of correspondence, writings (poetry and prose), notebooks, photographs, and printed materials.
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AM 2012-95, 1940-2012

This accession of materials includes drafts of poems and prose writings, correspondence, writings of others on the subject of Reina María Rodríguez, and some printed material and ephemera. Of special note is the group of eight letters from the Cuban writer Antonio José Ponte to Rodríguez, sent between 1988-1990.

Vivian Burnett Collection of Frances Hodgson Burnett, 1844-2003 (mostly 1885-1937)

C1304 22 boxes 17.6 linear feet
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Consists of material relating to the British-born, American author Frances Hodgson Burnett (FHB), collected by her younger son, Vivian Burnett (VB), including manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and artwork.
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Series 2: Correspondence, 1844-1987

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The Correspondence series forms the heart of the collection. The bulk of the correspondence (Subseries 2A and 2D) is between Frances Hodgson Burnett (FHB) and her younger son, Vivian Burnett (VB), and spans the the late 1880s through her death in 1924. There are also letters between FHB and her older son, Lionel Burnett, prior to his death in 1890, as well as between FHB and her beloved sister, Edith Hodgson Fahnestock Jordan. Topics range from her busy social life and writing and play producing career that was divided between America and England, as well as descriptions of her many trips through Europe and other places around the globe. The eight subseries are divided among sender (FHB, VB, family and friends/other) and recipient (FHB, VB, family and friends/other, Constance Buel Burnett). Many letters include their original envelopes and therefore the respective postmark stamps, where legible, are used to date many of the letters by month, day and/or year. Some of the undated letters have a year penciled on them by hand and, on occasion, excerpts from letters enclosed within penciled brackets that appear to match some of the excerpts published in Vivian Burnett's 1927 book about his mother titled The Romantick Lady. Not all the penciled years may be accurate, however, and some have question marks and have subsequently been filed with the undated letters. An extensive number of letter excerpts published in Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina's 2004 biography, Frances Hodgson Burnett: The Unexpected Life of the Author of The Secret Garden, are labeled "Penny Deupree private collection" in the Notes section at the end of the book (Gerzina was granted access to Vivian Burnett's collection of FHB materials that was inherited by Penny Deupree, VB's granddaughter) and have been used to cross-reference some of the letter dates in this collection. There are also several penciled notes on slips of paper that summarize certain letters' contents and they have been retained with the original letters. Preservation photocopies were made for some of the letters in Subseries 2D (Vivian Burnett to FHB) and they are included with the originals.

Morgan Family Papers, 1840-1940

C0553 80 boxes 34.5 linear feet
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Consists primarily of the correspondence of Josephine Perry Morgan, her husband Junius Spencer Morgan, her daughter Sarah Morgan Gardner, and various other Perry family members. This correspondence concerns mostly family and social matters.

Paul Hyde Bonner Papers, 1931-1975

C0260 31 boxes 13.35 linear feet
Consists of diaries, notebooks, manuscripts, correspondence, and scrapbooks of American diplomat and novelist Paul Hyde Bonner.

Roger Sessions Scores, 1909-2001 (mostly 1909-1985)

C0288 27 boxes 24 Volumes
The collection contains the manuscripts of composer and educator Roger Sessions. It includes compositions reflecting his use of the 12-tone system of composition and ranging from exercises and studies to concertos, sonatas, operas ("Lancelot and Elaine" and "Montezuma"), and symphonies (1 through 9). Also included are miscellaneous musical works such as divertimenti, nocturnes, chorale studies, quintets, and cantatas along with the manuscripts for two prose works.