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Richard Hooper Correspondence, 1856-1876

C1012 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters by British author and editor Richard Hooper to his publisher, John Russell Smith.

Edith Wharton Letters to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Austin, 1903-1927

C1277 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists chiefly of letters (1903-1927) sent by the American novelist Edith Wharton to her English friends Alfred and Hester Austin. During that period Wharton lived in Lenox, Massachusetts, and several places in France.
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Ingersoll Family Collection, 1797-1954 (mostly 1797-1865)

C1090 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of letters of the Constitution signer and Philadelphia lawyer Jared Ingersoll to his son Charles while he was a student at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University).

Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh Letters, 1900-1918 (mostly 1900-1904)

C1182 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of twenty-seven autograph letters by Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh, English critic and essayist, to his English publisher, Edward Arnold.

Student Correspondence and Writings Collection, 1768-2020

AC334 19 boxes 4 digital files
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The Student Correspondence and Writings Collection contains original materials from the university archives that document aspects of student life as experienced by students at Princeton University.

Charles Edward Kloeber Letters to Margaret Emerson Bailey, 1917-1920

C1104 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of seventy letters sent by Charles Edward Kloeber to author Margaret Emerson Bailey from different countries where Kloeber was working as a correspondent for the Associated Press of America.

Theodore Watts-Dunton Collection, 1878-1914

C1266 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and a poem by the English critic and poet Theodore Watts-Dunton.

Bureau of Student Placement records, 1940-1953

AC234 2 boxes
The Bureau of Student Placement was an administrative office at Princeton University that operated roughly from 1945 to 1953 and acted as a liaison between the various armed services and the Princeton University community. The records consist of army, navy, and marine corps plans for colleges, card files containing information about students in the service, and the correspondence of director Gordon G. Sikes which includes letters to and from servicemen, military officials, and other University administrators.

Richard Le Gallienne Letters, 1890-1900

C1110 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters of Richard Le Gallienne, who was a British poet, essayist, and literary critic. A member of the Oscar Wilde circle, Le Gallienne contributed to the illustrated quarterly magazine The Yellow Book that is associated with Aubrey Beardsley, Max Beerbohm, and Ernest Dowson.

Ford Madox Brown Collection, 1854-1893

C1018 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence of the English painter Ford Madox Brown with his daughter and several art friends and colleagues.

Thomas James Wise Collection, 1894-1932

C1298 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence of Thomas James Wise, the English bibliographer and noted forger of the early 20th century

Henry De Wolf Smyth Papers, 1898-1988

C1343 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected material by and about Henry De Wolf Smyth, the American physicist and diplomat who figured prominently in the development of atomic energy, the Manhattan Project, and the production of the atomic bomb.

James Alexander Papers, 1688-1756

C0024 10 boxes
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James Alexander was a lawyer in New Jersey and New York during the eighteenth century. This collection consists of correspondence, documents, and manuscripts of James Alexander, the bulk of which relate to the allocation and ownership of land, primarily in New Jersey and New York.
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Gabriel Iturri, Letters to His Mother, 1876-1910

C1419 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Gabriel Iturri (1860-1905), an Argentine from the Tucumán province, was secretary and companion to the French aristocrat, poet, and dandy Robert de Montesquiou (1855-1921) during the latter part of the 19th century. A colorful figure in Paris of the Belle Époque, Iturri inspired a poem by Paul Verlaine, and was a character study for Marcel Proust. These letters, written to his mother over a quarter-century, document his exceptional life abroad and his place in the history of literature.

Benson Lossing Collection, 1853-1889

C1112 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and printed material of the nineteenth-century American author and illustrator Benson Lossing.

Winans Collection of New Jersey Documents, 1703-1883

C0234 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of almost 200 eighteenth-century documents, mostly deeds to land, relating to several towns in Essex County, New Jersey, particularly Westfield, collected by Samuel Ross Winans (Princeton Class of 1874).

Blair and Lee Family Papers, 1640-1946 (mostly 1812-1920)

C0614 474 boxes 253 linear feet
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The collection consists of the personal and family papers of five members of the Blair and Lee families of Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia -- Francis Preston Blair (1791-1876); his daughter, Elizabeth Blair Lee (1818-1906); her husband, Samuel Phillips Lee (1812-1897); their son, Blair Lee (1857-1944, Princeton Class of 1880); and his cousin, Andrew Alexander Blair (1848-1932) -- reflecting their various political, journalistic, naval, family, business, legal, and domestic interests.

Stockton Family Papers, 1700-1902 (mostly 1775-1850)

C0490 4 boxes 10 Volumes 1.7 linear feet
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Consists of various personal and business papers of members of the Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey, particularly those of American lawyer, farmer, and politician Richard Stockton (Princeton Class of 1779).

Selected Papers of George Alexander Thompson, 1797-1828

C0963 1 box 0.21 linear feet
Consists of corrected proofs, printed ephemera, and autograph letters of nineteenth-century English scholar and author George Alexander Thompson.

George Augustus Sala Correspondence, 1857-1890 (mostly 1857-1894)

C0804 4 boxes 1.75 linear feet
George Augustus Sala was a nineteenth-century English journalist, artist, book illustrator, traveler, humorist, and novelist. The collection contains approximately 300 letters written to Sala by about 200 different people over the course of 40 years. Among the correspondents are prominent authors, journalists, artists, nobility, philanthropists, and other notables.

Barrows Mussey Translations, circa 1940-1944

C0009 5 boxes
The Barrows Mussey Translations collection consists of English translations of works by various European authors, predominately German, made by the American translator Barrows Mussey.

Bache and Wistar Family Correspondence, 1777-1895

C0381 1 box 0.2 linear feet
The Bache and Wistar Family Collection consists of correspondence between several members of the Bache and Wistar families of Philadelphia, Pa.

Selected Papers of Edward L. Howe, 1763-1956

C0092 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, documents, and memorabilia of the American banker and Princeton graduate (Class of 1891) Edward Leavitt Howe (1870-1952).

Alfred Thayer Mahan Collection, 1883-1977 (mostly 1883-1913)

C1126 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of letters by Alfred Thayer Mahan to his publisher regarding his writings about United States naval history. Mahan was a U.S. naval officer in the Civil War, and his work on the importance of adequate navies and merchant marines influenced the policies and philosophies of national leaders across the globe, including those of the 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt.
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Alfred Thayer Mahan Collection, 1883-1977 (mostly 1883-1913)

Consists chiefly of letters by Alfred Thayer Mahan to his publisher regarding his writings about United States naval history. Mahan was a U.S. naval officer in the Civil War, and his work on the importance of adequate navies and merchant marines influenced the policies and philosophies of national leaders across the globe, including those of the 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt.

Clawson Family Papers, 1800-1886

C0405 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, documents, and printed matter of the Clawson family of Salem County, N.J.

Horton Davies Collection, 1951-1964

C1320 1 box 0.2 linear feet
This is a collection of correspondence and selected writings of Horton Marlais Davies, a Princeton University professor of religion and author of many books on church history.

Thomas Oldham Barlow Correspondence, 1856-1929 (mostly 1870-1873)

C0440 1 box 0.5 linear feet
Thomas Oldham Barlow was an English mezzotint engraver, best known for his engravings of the works of John Phillip and Sir John Everett Millais. The collection consists of selected correspondence of Barlow to friends and relatives.

Gulick Family Papers, 1710-1875 (mostly 1809-1842)

C0436 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
The Gulick Family Papers consists of family bills, receipts, wills, letters, contracts, stock certificates, warrants, deeds, a genealogy, and an autograph book.

Pennsylvania Collection, 1728-1908 (mostly 1728-1809)

C1291 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents from the state of Pennsylvania, the bulk of which date from the eighteenth century. Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn in 1681 in order to establish a safe haven for the English Quakers, who were being persecuted in England at the time.

James Robertson Collection, 1781-1804

C1211 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of later eighteenth and early nineteenth-century correspondence and documents regarding monies owed to James Robertson by the estate of Lord James Drummond, the Earl of Perth.

Saint-John Perse Pléiade Edition Collection, 1966-1971

C1434 2 boxes .8 linear feet
Saint-John Perse, pseudonym of Alexis Leger, was a major French poet, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1960. Consists of working editorial files and author letters for the Pléiade edition of Leger's complete works, published by the French publisher Gallimard in 1972.

Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker Papers, 1910-1959

C0359 60 boxes 25.8 linear feet
Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker was an American historian who taught at Princeton from 1910 to 1947. He was internationally recognized and wrote a number of important historical works. In 1947, he was president of the American Historical Association. His papers consist of Wertenbaker's works, correspondence, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed matter.

Sutton and Cunliffe-Owen Collection, 1843-1947 (mostly 1890-1927)

C0487 23 boxes 15 linear feet
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Consists of selected papers of E. F. H. Sutton (Princeton Class of 1895) and his collection of papers of his longtime friends, the former Countess Marguerite (de Godart) Cunliffe-Owen and her husband, Frederick Cunliffe-Owen.
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Samuel A. Farrand Collection, 1848-1906

C1333 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents by and about Samuel Ashbel Farrand, an American educator who was headmaster of the Newark Academy from 1859 to 1865 and 1875 to 1908.

Stephen Simpson Letters to His Wife, 1813-1829

C1239 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a group of fifteen letters by Philadelphian Stephen Simpson, who enlisted in the War of 1812 and distinguished himself at the battle of New Orleans in 1815. The letters were sent from different cities where Simpson was stationed to his wife, Mary, who was living in Philadelphia in his father's house.

Randolph Family of Virginia Collection, 1771-1833

C1184 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of the Randolph family of Virginia--one of the great extended dynastic families of late colonial Virginia.

A. J. A. Symons collection, 1910-1993 (mostly 1910-1929)

C1301 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts, correspondence, and documents of the twentieth-century British biographer and bibliophile A. J. A. Symons.

Alice B. Toklas Collection, 1950-1965

C1223 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters (1952-1965) Alice B. Toklas wrote to her friends Lloyd Frankenberg and his wife, the painter Loren MacIver. Toklas is best known as the life partner of writer Gertude Stein.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Booth Tarkington Materials, 1903-1947

C0717 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of miscellaneous letters and memorabilia of American novelist and dramatist Booth Tarkington (1869-1946).

Richard and Cosima Wagner Letters, 1858-1901

C1246 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters of both German composer Richard Wagner and his second wife, Cosima Wagner, chiefly about Wagner's operatic works.

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington Collection, 1807-1850

C1278 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of selected correspondence of the Duke of Wellington, chiefly with Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville. Wellington is best known as the British general who defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo (1815).

Barton Wood Currie Collection, 1918-1948

C1321 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters by authors and publishers addressed to American reporter and editor Barton Currie and his wife, Florence.

Ernest Dowson Collection, 1889-1897

C1325 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected letters, both in English and French, by the nineteetnh-century English poet and novelist Ernest Christopher Dowson. His correspondents include other writers, poets, journalists, and editors from France and England.

William Alexander Collection, 1778-1813

C1326 1 box 0.2 linear feet
This collection contains documents and correspodence of and about General William Alexander of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. This correspondence maninly concerns military tactics and includes Colonel Peabody, Alexander Hamilton, and General John Peter Muhlenburg.

American Civil War Collection, 1861-1865

C1288 2 boxes 2.1 linear feet
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Consists of selected correspondence and documents related to the American Civil War.

Forman Family Collection, 1879-1939

C1058 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and literary material of H. Buxton Forman, his brother Alfred, and his son Maurice.

Horace Walpole Family Collection, 1724-1857 (mostly 1724-1786)

C1248 1 box 0.2 linear feet
A collection of letters and documents of Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, the English historian, Member of Parliament, connoisseur, playwright, and novelist, and of his father Sir Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, who was to become England's longest running Prime Minister.

James Carnahan Collection, 1802-1858

C1029 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, documents, and a fragment of a sermon by James Carnahan, ninth president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton).

Shippen Family Collection, 1750-1810 (mostly 1750-1783)

C1200 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and documents of several members of the prominent Shippen family of Philadelphia during the colonial, revolutionary, and early federal periods. Portions of the material are related to the College of New Jersey and its move from Newark, N.J. to Princeton, N.J.

William Griffith Collection, 1914-1944

C1339 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters to William Friffith, an American author and editor, from various authors, poets, and editors.