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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.

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.

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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Sonja Karsen Papers, 1897-1993 (mostly 1950-1973)

C0813 4 boxes
Sonja Karsen, born in 1919, was a professor of Spanish at Skidmore College and intensively researched Jaime Torres Bodet and Guillermo Valencia, two Latin American politicians and poets. The Sonja Karsen papers contain much of her research on these two figures.

Maurice Kelley Collection, 1935-1971

C0457 4 boxes 2.7 linear feet
Contains correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, and printed matter of American educator and librarian, Maurice Kelley (Princeton Class of 1934).

Evelyn Schuyler Schaeffer Family Papers, 1835-1969

C1565 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of manuscripts and correspondence of author Evelyn Schuyler Schaeffer (1846-1942). Also included in the collection are the papers of her father, George Washington Schuyler (1810-1888), and her maternal uncle, Charles Scribner (1821-1871), founder of the publishing firm Charles Scribner's Sons.
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Cyril E. Black Papers, 1932-1989

C0676 13 boxes 5.2 linear feet
Consists of papers of Cyril E. Black, a Princeton University professor of history.

Clarence Brown Papers, 1907-2005

C1571 5 boxes 2.0 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence, travel diaries, and photographs of former Princeton University comparative literature professor Clarence Brown (1929-2015) relating primarily to his scholarship on Russian writers Osip Emilyevich Mandelstam (1891-1938) and Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899-1980). Correspondence with writer and illustrator Guy Davenport as well as with poet W. S. Merwin, Princeton Class of 1948, is also included.
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Guy Davenport, 1945-2005

Includes mostly incoming letters, though some are from Brown, of a largely personal nature. Many letters are addressed to Clarence and Jacqueline Brown or to the entire family, particularly those dating from the 1960s. Letters include discussion of each others' literary interests, publications, projects, the work of other academics, and their respective teaching positions, among other topics.

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.

Princeton University Library Collection of Robert Garrett Materials, 1901-1992 (mostly 1920-1945)

C0627 4 boxes 2.3 linear feet
The Robert Garrett Papers consists of correspondence and documents primarily concerning the Robert Garrett Collection and other collecting interests of Garrett, Princeton Class of 1897.

James R. Vitelli Collection on Van Wyck Brooks and Elmer Adler, 1910-1993 (mostly 1951-1985)

C1164 3 boxes
This collection consists of materials collected by Dr. James R. Vitelli, an English professor at Lafayette College, during his research on American literary critic Van Wyck Brooks and American book designer Elmer Adler.
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Series 1: Van Wyck Brooks, 1910- 1991

This series contains James R. Vitelli's writings on Van Wyck Brooks; correspondence, including that between Vitelli and Van Wyck Brooks and notes on several of their conversations; correspondence between Vitelli and Gladys Brooks regarding her husband; two drafts of a book by Van Wyck Brooks; and miscellaneous materials.

José Martínez Sotomayor Papers, 1929-1960 (mostly 1930-1932)

C0830 3 boxes
José Martínez Sotomayor was a Mexican lawyer, judge, and writer who published novels, short stories, and nonfiction. His personal papers includes correspondence and autograph and typescript manuscripts of three of Martínez Sotomayor's books.
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John Lott Phillips Collection, 1776-1987

C1290 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of material by and about John Lott Phillips, a graduate of Princeton (1774), a clergyman of the Church of England, and a loyalist to the British Crown.
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H. R. Hays Correspondence with Latin American Writers, 1922-1981 (mostly 1940-1955)

C0847 1 box 0.2 linear feet
H. R. Hays was a writer, anthropologist, and educator. The collection contains his correspondence with ten Latin American writers and poets, primarily about literary and research issues. Also included are typescripts of an article about Jorge Carrera Andrade's poetry and Antenor Orrego's prologue to Trilce (1922).

Princeton University Library Collection of Julian Street Materials, 1904-1967

C1220 2 boxes 2.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, printed material, and family papers belonging or related to the American author and playwright Julian Street .

Drake Bros. Studio Photograph Collection, 1863-1969

C1427 5 boxes 4.5 linear feet
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Consists of photographs (and related material) by June D. Drake, which provides a visual record of Silverton, Oregon, and surrounding areas in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Kurt Weitzmann Papers, 1930-1991

C0777 60 boxes
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Kurt Weitzmann left his native Germany in 1935 for Princeton where he spent the remainder of his life, at the Institute for Advanced Study as a permanent member (1935-1972) and as a professor in Princeton University's Dept. of Art and Archaeology (1945-1972). Included are personal and professional correspondence, related files, course outlines, lectures, manuscripts and notes for various published works, scrapbooks of clippings, and printed matter.

Walter Houk Collection of Ernest Hemingway, 1946-2010

C1390 5 boxes 3.25 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, stenographer's notebooks, photographs, and nautical charts associated with Walter and Juanita Houk's years in Havana, Cuba, documenting their friendship with the Nobel prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway and his wife, Mary.
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With Ernest and Mary Hemingway, 1946-1970

3-ring binder. Consists of 5 parts: 1) Ernest Hemingway Letters (1949-1950), 2) Mary Hemingway Letters (1950-1970), 3) Juanita Jensen Houk Letters and Memorabilia (1946-1964, 1989), 4) Nine Hemingway Christmas Cards (1949-1970), 5) Memorabilia from Mid-Century Cuba (1933-1952). All of the items are introduced, commented on, and/or annotated by Houk. Among the memorabilia are a 1949 Floridita Bar folder with an in-house photograph of Mary Hemingway and Juanita Jensen, a 1933 Sloppy Joe's Bar manual and map, several 1950s Havana newspaper clippings of Hemingway marlin tournament activities, and a late-1940s Esso road map of Cuba.
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Juanita Jensen's Stenographer Notebooks (B), 1948

Consists of two stenographer's shorthand notebooks of narrations by James Kendrick that were intended as background for a book by Thomas Hegen on the Caribbean Legion's attempt to invade the Domincan Republic in 1947. Kendrick was an instructor at the National University in Havana; Hegen (1918-1949) was author of Mister Roberts.

Theatrical Autographs Collection, 1798-1949 (mostly 1870-1935)

C0613 4 boxes 1.3 linear feet
Consists of a collection of letters and autographs of over 120 English, American, and a few European actors, actresses, playwrights, theatrical managers, directors, critics, and others connected with the theater from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

C. T. Lanham Papers on Ernest Hemingway, 1945-1978

C0305 3 boxes 1.25 linear feet
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Charles Trueman Lanham was a life soldier who retired as a general and was also friends with Hemingway. The papers consist of Xerox copies of correspondence between Lanham and Hemingway, a chronology of his time in World War II, correspondence about Hemingway, and a draft of Carlos Baker's biography of Hemingway.

William Charles Smith Correspondence, 1935-1971

C1203 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence of British musicologist William Charles Smith related to music and to George Frederic Handel.

Archibald MacLeish Collection, 1925-1962

C0239 3 boxes 1.0 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts and correspondence of American poet/dramatist and Pulitzer Prize winner Archibald MacLeish.

Everett S. Wallis Papers, 1935-1964

C0464 12 boxes 12.5 linear feet
This collection consists of correspondence, reports, articles, lectures, notes, and printed matter of American chemist, Everett Stanley Wallis, dating primarily from his tenure as Princeton professor of chemistry (1930-1965) and chairman of its biochemical sciences program, and as a research consultant for Merck & Co. of New Jersey and for other pharmaceutical companies.

Elmer W. Engstrom Papers, 1902-1970

C0366 3 boxes 3.25 linear feet
Consists of photocopies and photographs of Elmer W. Engstrom's diplomas, certificates, and honors (1902-1970), as well as copies of addresses delivered and papers written (1933-1970) for both scholarly and popular periodicals during his career as an electrical engineer.

William Faulkner Collection, 1932-1961

C0211 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts and letters of American novelist and Nobel Prize winner William Faulkner and related materials, including manuscripts of Maurice Coindreau's translation into French of four Faulkner novels.

Arthur Gläser Papers, 1919-1948

C0431 5 boxes 1.9 linear feet
Consists of the writings, notes, diaries, calendars, ledgers, and miscellanea of the German novelist, poet, and critic Arthur Gläser (b. 1895 ).

Selected Papers of Edward Naumburg, 1882-1993

C0561 4 boxes 3.04 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, files relating to collecting interests, and miscellanea of the American stockbroker and manuscripts collector Edward Naumburg (Princeton Class of 1924).
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Goldmark, Josephine, and Pauline, 1908-1951

Two postcards (June 1908), with a single message spanning both, from William James (1842-1910) to Josephine Goldmark and a reprint of Josephine Goldmark's "An Adirondack Friendship: Letters of William James" (1934), along with one letter from Pauline Goldmark to Edward Naumburg (July 6, 1951) and one letter from Edward Naumburg to Pauline Goldmark (July 25, no year) regarding Josephine Goldmark and William James.

R. Ellsworth Larsson Papers, 1929-1964

C0320 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of poetry manuscripts, drawings, and correspondence of the American poet R. Ellsworth Larsson (1901- ).

D. Van Nostrand Company Collection of Edward M. Crane, 1834-1969

C0719 26 boxes 15.1 linear feet
The D. Van Nostrand Company Collection of Edward M. Crane consists of correspondence, financial papers, documents, diaries, photographs, artwork, printed matter, and other papers of the American publishing consultant and former president of D. Van Nostrand Company Edward Matthews Crane (1922- ).

Paul Frankl Papers, 1900-1974

C0779 12 boxes
The Paul Frankl Papers consists of correspondence, writings, notebooks, photographs, and printed matter of the Czech art historian, architect, author, and educator Paul Frankl (1878-1962). A native of Prague, Frankl came to the United States in 1938, and shortly afterwards settled in Princeton, New Jersey, where he was associated with the Institute for Advanced Study.
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Gordon Hall Gerould Papers, 1904-1953 (mostly 1945-1950)

C0018 5 boxes
Consists of material related to Gordon Hall Gerould's work at Princeton University where he served as a professor of English from 1905 to 1946.
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Peter Schwed Correspondence, 1948-1994 (mostly 1982)

C0825 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 40 letters by various authors to Peter Schwed on the occasion of his retirement in 1982 as editor, publisher, and vice-president (1945-1982) of Simon and Schuster, Inc. Also present are brief comments on these letters by Schwed and a copy of his self-published Plum to Peter: Letters of P. G. Wodehouse to his Editor Peter Schwed (1996).
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Peter Schwed Correspondence, 1948-1994 (mostly 1982)

Consists of 40 letters by various authors to Peter Schwed on the occasion of his retirement in 1982 as editor, publisher, and vice-president (1945-1982) of Simon and Schuster, Inc. Also present are brief comments on these letters by Schwed and a copy of his self-published Plum to Peter: Letters of P. G. Wodehouse to his Editor Peter Schwed (1996).

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."

Gipson Family Correspondence, 1911-1970 (mostly 1911-1947)

WC013 7 boxes 2.8 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence written by members of the Gipson family of Caldwell, Idaho, as contributions to a family chain letter.
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San Juan Pueblo Records, 1863-1958

WC010 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of photocopies of a Tewa-speaking tribe's documents from the archive of the governor of San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, including leases, operating accounts, financial statements, contracts, and notices. There are also three open-reel audiotapes containing recordings of songs from the Hopi, San Juan, and Zuni peoples.
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San Juan Pueblo Records, 1863-1958

Consists of photocopies of a Tewa-speaking tribe's documents from the archive of the governor of San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, including leases, operating accounts, financial statements, contracts, and notices. There are also three open-reel audiotapes containing recordings of songs from the Hopi, San Juan, and Zuni peoples.

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.

Diaries of Frans and Gertrude Blom, 1943-1959 1943-1959

WC040 14 Volumes
Consists of copies of diaries kept by Blom and his wife, Gertrude Duby Blom, from 1943 to 1959, while searching for Maya ruins in Chiapas, Mexico, in 14 volumes.

J. Paul Baldeagle Papers, 1915-1970

WC034 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a small group of papers of J. Paul Baldeagle (Princeton University Class of 1923), a South Dakota-born Sioux, who was a schoolteacher for 35 years at William MacFarland High School in Bordentown, New Jersey, as well as a Native American rights activist.
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Mormons and Mormonism Collection, 1831-1975

WC019 4 boxes
Consists of a collection of miscellaneous material, both originals and copies, related to Mormons, Mormonism, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
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Virginia Card Papers, 1893-2002

WC033 17 boxes 7.1 linear feet
Virginia Card is a Native American of Delaware and Creek descent. Consists of correspondence, writings, subject files, photographs, and audio-visual material. The collection is especially noteworthy for Virginia Card's extensive documentation of the activities of Native American communities in California.

Raymond Mortimer Letters to Edward Sackville-West, 1925-1963

C0800 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 73 letters (1925-1961) by English author and literary critic Raymond Mortimer to his life-long friend Edward Sackville-West, both members of the "Bloomsbury Group."
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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.

Grover Cleveland Collection, 1860-1907

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

William Malliol Papers, 1967-1986

C0510 33 boxes 14.75 linear feet
William Malliol (the pseudonym of William T. McInenly) was a native of London, England. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1950 and served in Korea, where he became a sergeant and received three Purple Hearts. He joined the French Foreign Legion in 1954 and served in the Algerian War. He was also in the Royal Air Force from 1956 to 1958. His papers consist of diaries, notes, literary manuscripts, photographs, and art work.

Olin R. Moyle Papers, 1929-1955

C0514 5 boxes
Consists of selected papers of Olin R. Moyle, an attorney for the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society.

Ernest Hemingway Letters to Charles T. Lanham, 1944-1961

C0067 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Consists primarily of letters that American novelist Ernest Hemingway sent to his friend General C. T. Lanham during and after World War II, with related photographs.

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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William H. Shehadi Collection of Kahlil Gibran, 1918-1991 (mostly 1918-1931)

C1178 3 boxes
Consists of manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera by and about the Lebanese-American philosophical essayist, novelist, mystical poet, and artist Kahlil Gibran, who, by fusing elements of Eastern and Western mysticism, achieved lasting fame with such poetic works as The Prophet (1923) and Jesus, the Son of Man (1928). This material was collected by William H. Shehadi.
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Series 2: Photographs, 1918-1991

These include Gibran's studio on West 10th street in New York, his desk at the studio; photos of his grave, the Cedars of Lebanon; and photos of pages from the manuscript The Prophet. Also includes a copy of photograph of Gibran, his bedroom as a child in Lebanon, and a copy of a photograph of Gibran's bedroom which was transported from his New York City Studio apartment to the Museum in Bsharri, Lebanon. Many of the photographs are inscribed on the verso by Shehadi.
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William H. Shehadi Collection of Kahlil Gibran, 1918-1991 (mostly 1918-1931)

Consists of manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera by and about the Lebanese-American philosophical essayist, novelist, mystical poet, and artist Kahlil Gibran, who, by fusing elements of Eastern and Western mysticism, achieved lasting fame with such poetic works as The Prophet (1923) and Jesus, the Son of Man (1928). This material was collected by William H. Shehadi.

Elizabeth Dodge Clarke Collection of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Postcards and Photographs, circa 1908-1974

C1635 3 boxes
Consists of postcard correspondence, photographs, blank postcards, and some ephemera and small paintings collected and received by Elizabeth Dodge Clarke during her time in Istanbul, Turkey and after her return to the United States.
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Correspondence, 1926-1974

Consists of postcards and cards sent to Elizabeth Dodge Clarke from Turkey and the Middle East. Many of the cards are Christmas and New Year's greetings. Others discuss reminiscences of Clarke's time in Istanbul or updates on the correspondents' lives. Some postcards feature photos of the correspondents and about half of the cards are undated.
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Istanbul, circa 1918-1949

Photographs, postcards, and a scrapbook depicting sites, landscapes, and people of Istanbul. The scrapbook contains photographs of street vendors in Istanbul and the musical notation of their chants; it was compiled by Edgar Fisher, Jr., the son of the dean of Robert College. Also includes a 1956 pamphlet about the Kariye Mosque, of which there are several photographs, and a small, signed handpainted card of a view of Istanbul.

Walter D. Edmonds Correspondence with Harold Ober Associates, 1924-1974 (mostly 1931-1968)

C0836 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists of letters and financial statements received by Walter D. Edmonds from his New York City literary agency, Harold Ober Associates.