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Alexander D. Wainwright Collection of Robert Charles Dallas, 1782-1826

C0884 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and manuscripts by and related to Robert Charles Dallas collected by Alexander Dallas Wainwright (Princeton Class of 1939).

Student Correspondence and Writings Collection, 1768-2020

AC334 19 boxes 4 digital files
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.

Robert Rudd Whiting Papers, 1901-1918

C0573 3 boxes 1.15 linear feet
Consists of works, correspondence, photographs, and scrapbooks of American journalist Robert Rudd Whiting (Princeton Class of 1901).
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Ashley Brown collection of Caroline Gordon, 1956-1980

C0249 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts and letters of American novelist and literary critic Caroline Gordon, collected by Ashley Brown, a friend and fellow author.
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Bayard Taylor Putnam Family Papers, 1870-1934

C1463 4 boxes 1.8 linear feet
Bayard Taylor Putnam (1854-1886) was geological surveyor in the Division of Mining Geology for the United States Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) from the founding of the agency in 1879 to the early 1880s. This collection consists of Putnam's professional papers, including correspondence and field notes, which document his work with the U.S.G.S, specifically his surveys of iron-ore and coal mines for the Tenth U.S. Census. His papers also relate to a patented combined protractor and chart holder that Putnam invented. Other Putnam family members, particularly his wife, Grace Haven Putnam (1855-1900), are also represented.

Civil Service Reform Association files, 1881-1896

MC037 3 boxes
Consists of some files of the Civil Service Reform Association and its affiliates, containing correspondence and reports urging that appointments to the Civil Service be based upon a competitive examination.

Burr Family Papers, 1773-1955 (mostly 1912-1939)

C0618 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, passports, and calling cards of the Burr family of Philadelphia.

David N. Rowe Correspondence, 1944-1948

C1259 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence between David Nelson Rowe, a professor in Princeton University's School of Public and International Affairs, and five of his Princeton University students who had joined the U.S. Army, Navy, or the Marines, during World War II.

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).

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."

Wendell Wilcox Letters to Frank Sandiford, 1965-1981

C0828 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Wendell Wilcox was an American novelist and storywriter. Consists of 85 autograph and typed letters written by Wilcox from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to his friends Frank and Frances Sandiford in various towns in New York. Also present are 6 letters (1968-1969) by Esther Wilcox to the Sandifords.

A. D. Power Collection, 1837-1946

C0601 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters received by A. D. Power, who worked for the English publishing firms of Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons and W. H. Smith and Son.
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Marquis Astolphe de Custine Letters to Comtesse Merlin, 1836-1855

C1577 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 273 letters, most of which are from French aristocrat, writer, and socialite Marquis Astolphe de Custine to his close friend, María de las Mercedes Santa Cruz y Montalvo, comtesse de Merlin. Reflecting on a myriad of topics, Custine's letters offer insight into the political, intellectual, social, and cultural happenings in Europe during a time of great change while also providing insight into his own character.

Benedict Thielen Letters to Frederic Roderigo Gruger, Jr, 1918-1962

C0285 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by American novelist Benedict Thielen (Princeton Class of 1923) to Frederic Roderigo Gruger, Jr.

Herbert Cecil Potter Papers, 1892-1955 (mostly 1893-1919)

C1409 23 boxes 9.2 linear feet
Potter was a lifelong British military officer who attained the rank of brigadier-general. He served in Ireland (1898), South Africa (1901-1902), Egypt and Sudan (1903-1913), and World War I (1914-1918); he retired in 1927. Consists primarily of Potter's lengthy correspondence with his mother and future wife while stationed abroad, often during significant British military operations, including censor-stamped envelopes.

Kenneth Roberts Letters to Malcolm Johnson, 1936-1955

C1461 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters by the American historical novelist Kenneth Roberts to his Doubleday editor, Malcolm Johnson.

Richard Hanmer Bunbury letters to his father, 1827-1839

C0707 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Richard Hanmer Bunbury was a captain in the British Royal Navy and spent sixteen years in Australia. His father was Lt. General Sir Henry Bunbury. The collection contains 45 letters Richard Hanmer Bunbury wrote to Sir Henry Bunbury from 1827 to 1839. The letters contain accounts of naval life and duties, as well as some battles. The collection also includes a letter to one of Richard's brothers, five of his friends, a letter of commendation, his marriage certificate, and a certificate awarded for the rescue of a man who fell overboard.

Selected Papers of Elizabeth Madox Roberts, 1919-1960 (mostly 1920-1939)

C0653 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected letters and poems of American poet/novelist Elizabeth Madox Roberts.

Richard Watson Gilder Collection, 1880-1920

C0311 3 boxes
Richard Watson Gilder was a nineteenth century poet and editor. The collection consists of Gilder's letters to Maria Hornor Lansdale, one of Gilder's addresses, photographs, pamphlets, programs, and newspaper clippings.

Maurice Hewlett Letters to Sir Henry Newbolt, 1903-1928

C0844 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by English poet Maurice Hewlett to his fellow poet Sir Henry Newbolt, spanning the years 1903 or 1904 to 1921, though many letters are undated.

Bliss Perry Collection, 1899-1938

C1160 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts and correspondence of Bliss Perry, an American scholar and editor especially noted for his work in American literature.

Garret D. Wall Collection, 1699-1909 (mostly 1807-1850)

C0467 10 boxes
The Garret D. Wall Collection, dating from 1609-1909, consists primarily of material from the legal practice of Garret D. Wall (1783-1850). The bulk of the material dates from 1807 to 1850, when Wall was actively practicing law, serving in the United States Senate, and serving as judge of the Court of Appeals of New Jersey.
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Letters, undated

Correspondents include: Robert L. Armstrong, Frederica R. Beardsley, John Brown, Geroge Chambers, Peter H. Clarke, David Craig, Charles Croxall, John Gulick, William N. Jeffers, C.F. LeGrand, John Neal, M. Ogden, Joseph E. Potts, David Thompson, [Illegible] Turnball, John P. Vanpelt, Eliza B. Wallace, J.B. Wallace, N. Walton, and B. Williamson.

Steven Runciman Letters to Jeffrey Schaire, 1983-1991

C1236 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by British medieval historian and Byzantine art scholar Stephen Runciman to his friend Jeffrey Schaire, editor of Arts and Antiques magazine.

Agnes Repplier Letters, 1901-1917

C1186 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of twenty letters of Agnes Repplier, an American essayist and biographer whose writing career spanned sixty-five years. Most of the letters are addressed to her friend Margaret Farrand (Mrs. WIlson Farrand).

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

Jonathan Odell Collection, 1750-1780

C1151 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected material of Jonathan Odell, an eighteenth-century New Jersey clergyman and loyalist in the American Revolution, and his father, John Odell.

Sir Richard Owen Collection, 1824-1866

C1152 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscript material of Sir Richard Owen, the nineteenth-century English biologist and paleontologist who coined the term "dinosaur."

Princeton University Library Collection of William Cowper Materials, 1634-1877 (mostly 1770-1820)

C0137 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of the correspondence of renowned poet William Cowper as well as the correspondence of family, friends, and associates, much of which relates to Cowper.

Gertrude Claytor Collection of Edgar Lee Masters, 1915-1961

C0150 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected material by and about the American poet Edgar Lee Masters, collected by Gertrude Claytor, a friend and fellow poet.

George Morgan Collection, 1759-1806

C1394 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of material related to George Morgan, a Princeton farmer and landowner. Included are a journal containing a survey register for lands in western Pa., a personal account book, and miscellaneous correspondence.

Princeton University Library Collection of William Holman Hunt Materials, 1853-1926

C1071 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of selected correspondence of William Holman Hunt, the British painter and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

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.

Ernest Cushing Richardson Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Documents, 1380-1851

C0787 12 boxes 23 items
The Ernest Cushing Richardson Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Documents consists of medieval and renaissance documents and manuscripts collected by Ernest Cushing Richardson, an American librarian and author. Of principal interest are some 350 documents (deeds, bonds, contracts, investitures, wills, and other legal documents), chiefly dating from 1380 to 1550 and written in Milan, Alessandria, Brescia, Cremona, Lodi, and other northern Italian cities.

William Burgess Papers, 1908-1929 (mostly 1921-1925)

MC035 13 boxes 2 items
William Burgess (1857-1929) was a prominent lobbyist and figure in the United States pottery industry around the turn of the century. The William Burgess Papers document Burgess' tenure on the U.S. Tariff Commission.

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Reports, 1947-1998

ENG007 763 Volumes 1.0 linear feet
Consists of technical reports created by the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at Princeton University from 1947 to 1998.

Robert H. Davis Collection, 1907-1929

C1319 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence of American writer and editor Robert H. Davis with his friend, lawyer Thomas Baskerville, who was amassing a collection of autographs of famous individuals.

Princeton University Library Collection of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, Materials, 1796-1840

C1134 2 boxes 1.8 linear feet
Consists of selected letters and documents of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Sesquicentennial Celebration Records, circa 1887-1993 (mostly 1894-1904)

AC141 17 boxes
The collection consists of materials relating to the three-day Sesquicentennial Celebration in October 1896, at which the College of New Jersey became Princeton University. In addition to ephemera and printed material distributed at the celebration, the collection includes a typescript draft of President Francis Landey Patton's sermon, sesquicentennial memorial books, a published sketchbook, official congratulations from other institutions, and press releases and newspaper clippings reporting the events.

Pierson Family Documents, 1713-1946 (mostly 1800-1880)

C0548 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of documents representing at least three generations of the Pierson family of Orange, New Jersey, including Isaac Pierson (1770-1833, Princeton Class of 1789), a physician, his son William (1796-1882, Princeton Class of 1816), a physician and first mayor of Orange, and William's sons Edward (d. 1882, Princeton Class of 1854), a lawyer, and William, Jr. (1830-1900), also a physician.

Luzern Humphrey Collection, circa 1838-2014 (mostly 1852-1854)

C1353 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of material relating to Ohio farmer Luzern Humphrey's overland journey from Kanesville, Iowa, to the Oregon Territory in 1852, his life there through 1853, and his return to Iowa in 1854, including his journal and 51 letters to his wife in Ohio. Also included are some papers relating to the family of William Miller, the founder of Adventism.

Ginevra King Collection Relating to F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1913-1949

C0950 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of material relating to Ginerva King's romantic relationship with American author F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Lucy A. Merrill Diaries, 1873-1931

C1738 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 25 diaries, primarily kept by Lucy Amanda Merrill of Hudson, New Hampshire.

Plural Editorial Files, 1971-1976

C1479 6 boxes 2.5 linear feet
The Plural Editorial Files is comprised of the editorial correspondence of Plural (1971-1976), the Mexican journal of literature, politics, art, and cultural commentary. Files include correspondence with Plural editors and personnel Octavio Paz, Kazuya Sakai, Danubio Torres Fierro, José de la Colina, Sonia Levy-Spira, Julio Scherer García, Tomás Segovia, and others. Contributor correspondence include a wide range national and international of writers, publishers, and intellectuals from Latin America, United States, and Europe.

MacMartin Family Correspondence, 1827-1878

C0495 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists predominantly of nineteenth-century correspondence between members of the MacMartin family of New York and New Jersey.

Caroline Newton Papers, 1868-1980 (mostly 1922-1971)

C0517 13 boxes
Consists of writings, correspondence, and other personal papers of Caroline Newton (1893-1975), an American translator, writer, psychoanalyst, and collector, including a group of family papers related to the Churchill and Jerome families. The majority of the materials relate to Thomas Mann, of whom Newton was a close friend and supporter, though some others pertain to her activities related to psychoanalysis as well as book and manuscript collecting.

Princeton University Library Collection of Albert Einstein Materials, 1913-1975 (mostly 1930-1955)

C1022 5 boxes 3.7 linear feet
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.

Walter Minto Collection, 1787-1793

C1181 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of the eighteenth-century Scottish mathematician Walter Minto, who was one of Princeton University's earliest teachers of mathematics.

John Dunn Gardner Papers, 1855-1859

C0785 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of John Dunn Gardner, a nineteenth-century high sheriff of Cambridgeshire, England.

Spanish Papal Nuncio Records, 1656-1675

C0758 2 boxes .8 linear feet
Consists chiefly of financial records, household accounts, inventories of moveable property, and some correspondence of Galeazzo Marescotti (1627-1726), who seved as papal nuncio to the royal court of King Carlos II of Spain from 1670 to 1675.

Lydia Maria Child Collection, 1857-1878

C1032 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs of the nineteenth-century American author and abolitionist Lydia Maria Francis Child.

David Hellyer Business Records, 1793-1896

C0443 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of busines records relating to David Hellyer's ninetheenth-century weaving business in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Angling Papers of George M. L. La Branche, 1911-1950

C0473 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of miscellaneous papers of George M. L. La Branche relating to angling.

Kit and Ilse Barker Collection of Elizabeth Bishop, 1952-1984

C0270 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of over 250 letters and postcards (1952-1979) written by American poet Elizabeth Bishop to her English friends Ilse and Kit Barker, and includes many photographs of Bishop's home in Brazil.
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The Italian Madrigal, by Alfred Einstein, 1949

C0423 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of the German manuscript of, and other material related to, The Italian Madrigal (1949) by the German-American musicologist Alfred Einstein.

Henry C. Reppert Collection, 1862-1889

C0966 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of material relating to Henry C. Reppert's participation in the Civil War.

Allied Mission to Observe Greek Elections Collection, 1945-1946

MC300 1 box
The Allied Mission to Observe Greek Elections was established when on September 19, 1945 the Governments of Britain, France, and the United States accepted the Greek Government's invitation to send observers for the general elections and plebiscite to be held in 1946. The collection consists of correspondence, circulars, memos, press extracts, and and maps, including one annotated map depicting the locations of headquarters among the country.

Prieto and Maíz Family Business Records, 1760-1974 (mostly 1890-1945)

C0053 17 boxes 6.4 linear feet
Consists of the records (1760-1974) of a large business conglomerate in northern Mexico founded by Pedro R. Prieto and owned by branches of the Prieto family, including Maíz family members, for three generations.

American Lottery Tickets Collection, 1761-1826

C1114 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of forty-five 18th and 19th-century American lottery tickets from nine different states. Before 1790, America had only three incorporated banks; therefore, lotteries were standard sources for public and private financing.

Office of the Executive Vice President Records, 1964-2017 (mostly 1964-1989)

AC271 28 boxes 6 items 1 websites
The Office of the Executive Vice President was created by the Board of Trustees in 2005 to administer several existing offices, including campus life, human resources, public safety, and facilities among others. The records consist primarily of correspondence documenting the office's interactions with other administrative offices, academic departments, and advisory councils.

Liliane Hasson Collection of Latin American Writers, 1963-2005

C0807 6 boxes 2.0 linear feet
Contains the letters of Reinaldo Arenas and other Latin American authors to the French translator Liliane Hasson. Also includes copies of manuscripts by Arenas and others, photographs, and audio recordings of interviews with Latin American writers.

American Committee for Devastated France Records, 1919-1926

MC026 2 boxes 1 folder 2 items
The American Committee for Devastated France collection contains the annual reports, promotional pamphlets and minutes of this post-World War I relief organization. Newspaper clippings and routine correspondence between the group's treasurer and other staff members are also included in the collection.

Princeton Internships in Civic Service Records, 2006-2020

AC485 38.3 GB
Jeri Schaefer h69 was the executive director of PICS at the time of the transition and had custody of PICS operational records. Budgetary documentation, annual reports, grant information, and photographs of past interns and events make up the bulk of the records

George F. Shrady Collection, 1885-1951 (mostly 1885-1906)

C0499 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Contains papers of George F. Shrady relating primarily to his role as Ulysses S. Grant's physician during Grant's last illness in New York in 1885.

Gilbert F. Close Papers, 1906-1952 (mostly 1918-1919)

MC202 4 boxes 2 items
During World War I, Gilbert Fairchild Close held several positions in the government of President Woodrow Wilson, culminating with that of Stenographer and Private Secretary to the President. The papers document Close's work with Wilson, including the trip Close took to Europe with Wilson for the Paris Peace Conference at the conclusion of World War I.

Samuel Finley Collection, 1756-1766

C1055 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of Samuel Finley, fifth president of Princeton University.

Rae Family Estate Collection, 1800-1857

C1222 4 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Consists of nineteenth-century legal and financial records relating to the estates of Scotchmen James Rae and his brothers, John and William, in England, Scotland, and Jamaica. These family records shed light on the economic conditions in Jamaica and the administration of estates there, which, in turn, reflect the island's social and racial conditions and the importance of trade between England and its colonies in the West Indies.
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Music Performance at Princeton Collection, 1875-2007

AC205 11 boxes 1 folder
Concerts and recitals by Princeton University's many musical clubs and organizations, as well as performers from outside the University have been standard fare on capus since the 19th century. The collection consists of reports, concert programs, posters, articles, schedules, flyers, correspondence, and photographs pertaining to performances of music on the Princeton University campus and performances elsewhere by University-affiliated groups.

Stuart Merrill Collection, 1895-1915 (mostly 1900-1911)

C0794 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters and a poetry manuscript of the American poet, translator and bohemian Stuart Merrill (1863-1915).

E. Kimbark MacColl Papers, 1936-1954

MC150 1 box
E. Kimbark MacColl has written extensively on the history and politics of Portland, Oregon. Consists of notes, outlines, correspondence, and chapter drafts for MacColl's Ph.D. thesis, "The Supreme Court and Public Opinion: A Study of the Court Fight of 1937" (1953).

Spanish Military Documents Relating to 19th Century Cuba, 1845-1976

C0646 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of Spanish legal and military documents relating to the administration of Cuba in the 19th century.
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James Creese Papers, 1822-1960

C0412 5 boxes 2.1 linear feet
Consists of some undergraduate and graduate papers of James Creese (Princeton Class of 1918), as well as papers from his tenures as successive presidents of the Stevens and Drexel Institutues of Technology.
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Livia Plaks Papers, 1992-2012

MC266 11 boxes 2 items
Livia Plaks was a co-founder of the Princeton-based Project on Ethnic Relations (PER) and served as executive director. This collection includes publications, correspondence, subject files and photographs created by Plaks relating to the PER.

David Magie Papers, 1901-1919

MC093 3 boxes
Consists of papers of Magie (Princeton Class of 1897, professor of classics at Princeton University) relating primarily to his activities as a member of the staff of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace in 1919.

Edwin Arlington Robinson Letters, 1899-1968

C0193 1 box 0.5 linear feet
Consists of original letters and transcriptions of additional letters by Edwin Arlington Robinson, American poet and winner of three Pulitzer Prizes.

Princeton University Printed Materials Collection, 1999-2015 (mostly 2007-2015)

AC361 7 boxes 1 folder
The Princeton University Printed Materials Collection is made up of programs, small newsletters, brochures, announcements and ephemera that are issued by University offices, departments and programs as well as by student organizations.

C. Hart Merriam Collection, 1891-1925

WC124 4 boxes
Consists of a fragment of the Merriam archive on the Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899) as well as other materials relating to documentation of Alaskan wildlife and native peoples in the early 1890s. Most of the material is the result of proofing the illustration of a series of published papers documenting the expedition and its findings.
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Miscellaneous, dates not examined

Contains documents and illustrations pertaining to botany, specifically sets of proofs of black-and-white and color prints (including photogravures) of Alaskan flora. Illustrations of Alaskan wildlife are also included, as well as other illustrations (maps, diagrams, etc.) and headpieces, all for publication. A proof-draft of the C.C. Nutting's 1901 publication of The Hydroids (Washington Academy of Sciences) is also included, with illustrations.

Miscellaneous, dates not examined

Contains over 70 gravures and photogravures of Alaskan environs and fauna, along with documents and typewritten manuscripts related to publication. There is also some correspondence and over 35 printed maps, some of which are duplicates. This box also contains 10 silver gelatin and albumen photographs of varying sizes, from 20x24 cm. to a stereograph (17x8 cm.). Some materials in this box pre-date the Harriman Expedition (1899).

Levering Cartwright Collection on "Death Valley Scotty", 1939-1973 (mostly 1963-1971)

WC037 2 boxes 0.60 linear feet
Consists of papers of journalist Levering Cartwright (Princeton University Class of 1926) relating to the association of "Death Valley Scotty" (Walter Scott, 1872-1954), an eccentric prospector, Wild West show entertainer, and hoaxer, with his friend and financier, Albert M. Johnson, an insurance company executive.
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Contains 12 folders, of which 3 folders have correspondence (1939-1973, undated); 1 contains transcripts and reel-to-reel tapes of William F. Keys interviews; 2 contain approximately 75 color and black-and-white photographs of Scott, Keys, and Scott's home, "Death Valley Castle," primarily dating from the 1960s; 1 contains a photographic postcard (silver gelatin print) signed by Scotty and others, dated 1908; 1 contains postcards from the Death Valley area; and 4 contain newspaper clippings.

Luigi Pirandello Correspondence with Marta Abba, 1923-1936

TC098 15 boxes 3.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence between Italian playwright Luigi Pirandello and the Italian actress Marta Abba, who spent much of her life interpreting his plays. Pirandello's forty-three plays, as well as other literary works, are discussed in the correspondence, which reveals the special "maestro-disciple" relationship shared by the couple.

Jacob D. Beam Papers, 1920-1980

MC186 5 boxes
Jacob D. Beam, class of 1929, was a career diplomat, serving as United States ambassador to Poland (1957-1961), Czechoslovakia (1966-1969), and the Soviet Union (1969-1973). The collection contains correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs and assorted memorabilia, documenting sixty years of Ambassador Beam's life and service.

C. P. Heaslop Letters to His Wife, 1870-1880

C0715 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 150 letters (1870-1880) by Major C. P. Heaslop to his wife describing his service in the Royal Marine Artillery while stationed primarily in the Mediterranean.

Princeton University Library Collection of Logan Pearsall Smith Materials, 1897-1953

C0293 4 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Consists of selected papers, including manuscripts, research materials, and correspondence, of American-born British essayist and critic Logan Pearsall Smith.

Derek Patmore Papers, 1929-1963

C0722 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of English poet Derek Patmore.
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Selected Papers of Francisco Ayala, 1956-1958

C0626 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of three carbon copies of corrected typescripts for the novella Muertes de Perro (1958) by Ayala, the exiled author and a visiting professor of romance languages (1956-1958) at Princeton, as well as miscellaneous notes and articles primarily in Spanish.

Theophilus Parvin Collection, 1823-1834

C1155 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts of Theophilus Parvin III, a nineteenth-century Presbyterian missionary from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

T. Crofton Croker Collection, 1827-1925

C0088 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters by Irish antiquary T. Crofton Croker or other Noviomagians, members of the English antiquarian society which Croker founded, called the Noviomagus Society.

Hubertis M. Cummings Papers, 1945-1962

C0415 4 boxes
Consists of works, some accompanying correspondence, and photographs of poet, essayist, and church historian, Hubertis M.Cummings (Princeton Class of 1907).

Ottoman Turkish Documents from Greece, 1829-1906

C0629 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of various Ottoman Turkish documents (1829-1906), with some Greek annotations, pertaining to the areas of Trikala (Tricca), Ioannina (Janina), Karditsa and Thessaly in Greece.

Dillon Gym Library Collection, 1891-2003 (mostly 1930-1991)

AC446 8 boxes
The Dillon Gym Library was housed in Dillon Gym, which opened in 1947. Dillon Gym is now mainly used as the headquarters for the Campus Recreation program, and includes various administrative and varsity athletic coaches' offices. The majority of the collection is made up of published material such as athletic handbooks, rule guides and technique charts; athletic organization convention and conference reports; and university publications (sports schedules and programs, admissions material, faculty, staff, and alumni guides and fundraising publications). The collection contains several areas of focus—notably, material on women's sports at Princeton.

Hugh C. Wallace Papers, 1882-1931

MC111 1 box
Identified post-1887 with the commercial development of Tacoma, Wash., Wallace became one of the most influential financiers of the U.S. Northwest and was a leader of the Democratic party in the region. Consists of correspondence primarily of Wallace, former member of the Democratic National Committee in 1916, relating to the campaign and reelection of president Woodrow Wilson.

Henri Lemoine Diamond Fraud Collection, 1904-1907

C1403 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Henri Lemoine was a French charlatan who, in 1904-1907, defrauded Sir Julius Wernher, a German-born British owner of South African diamond mining companies, out of thousands of pounds in a scheme to produce synthetic diamonds. The collection consists of papers relating to the men's contractual agreements: correspondence, contracts, letters of intent, and other documents.

Walter de la Mare Letters to Olive C. Jones, 1927-1956

C0917 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters by British novelist and poet Walter De la Mare to Olive C. Jones, his secretary during the 1930s and, later, editor of Methuen's children's books.

John Koenig Papers, 1931-1955

TC035 2 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings of set designer John Koenig's life.

Allen Tate Correspondence with Charles Foster, 1959-1978

C0073 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence (1959-1974) between American poet Allen Tate and Charles H. Foster, an editor of the New England Quarterly .

Frederic Vinton Correspondence, 1847-1899

C0344 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence of Frederic Vinton, librarian at Princeton from 1873 to 1890.

Alaric A. Watts Correspondence, 1818-1865

C0619 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of nineteenth-century British poet and journalist Alaric A. Watts.

James East Irby Collection on José Bianco and Jorge Luis Borges, 1962-1973

C0883 1 box
Consists of papers on the Argentine writers José Bianco (1908-1986) and Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) collected or written by Princeton professor James East Irby.

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.

Herman Melville Collection, 1846-1956

C0321 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of copies of letters by American author Herman Melville that were used by Willard Thorp in his selection of Melville's writings published as Representative Selections (1938), as well as other material about Melville.

William Bell Scott Collection, 1837-1891

C0959 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and obituaries of the nineteenth-century English poet, painter, and art critic William Bell Scott. He was a friend of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and was accepted by the Pre-Raphaelites.

David Lewis Papers, 1945-2019 (mostly 1960-2001)

C1520 55 boxes 26.4 linear feet 4.5 GB 1991 digital files
David Kellogg Lewis (1941-2001) was an American philosopher who taught at Princeton University and the University of California, Los Angeles and contributed to metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of science, decision theory, epistemology, meta-ethics, and aesthetics. Lewis's papers include over four decades of his correspondence with other philosophers and scholars, including David M. Armstrong, J. J. C. Smart, Frank Jackson, D. H. Mellor, M. J. Cresswell, Allen Hazen, John Bigelow, and others, as well as drafts of his articles, books, reviews, and unpublished writings with related correspondence, his undergraduate and graduate student papers and class notes, research materials from his time at the Hudson Institute, photographs of Lewis with friends and fellow philosophers, a group of files kept by the Australian philosopher David M. Armstrong regarding Lewis, papers of Stephanie R. Lewis, and family papers.