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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.
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Robert M. Crawford Songs, 1923-1961

TC010 3 boxes 0.90 linear feet
Robert MacArthur Crawford (Princeton Class of 1925) was an American songwriter and singer. His collection consists of sheet music of songs, mainly with patriotic themes. Some of the songs are in his hand but most of them in printed form, including the U.S. Air Force's theme song, "The Army Air Corps." In addition, there are two packages of records (78 rpm) of his songs.
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Robert M. Crawford Songs, 1923-1961

Robert MacArthur Crawford (Princeton Class of 1925) was an American songwriter and singer. His collection consists of sheet music of songs, mainly with patriotic themes. Some of the songs are in his hand but most of them in printed form, including the U.S. Air Force's theme song, "The Army Air Corps." In addition, there are two packages of records (78 rpm) of his songs.

Historic, Descriptive and Subject Files Relating to or About the William Seymour Theatre Collection, Covering the Years of Operation as a Separate Library Unit, 1936-2000

TC120 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Files include correspondence about the founding of Princeton University Libray's William Seymour Theatre Collection, the gala dinner opening night, efforts to enlarge the collection in the 1940 to 1960s, and descriptive writings about the collection by the various curators.

Anne Baxter Letters to Russell Birdwell, 1952-1956

TC102 1 box 0.4 linear feet
This collection consists of 175 letters (1952-1956, undated) by the American stage and screen actress Anne Baxter to her publicist and friend Russell Birdwell.

Allison Delarue Collection, 1820-1990s

TC012 32 boxes 153 items
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The Allison Delarue Collection consists of a draft of Delarue's unpublished autobiography, letters received by Delarue from various friends, associates, and people involved in dance and the theater, and prints, photographs, and objects collected by Delarue relating to ballet and its history.

Borgese Family Collection, 1937-1970

C1016 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, postcards, and clippings of Elizabeth Mann Borgese, her husband, Giuseppe Antonio Borgese, and her mother, Katia Mann.

Publishers' Lunch Club Collection, 1915-1959

C1193 3 boxes
Consists of miscellaneous business records of the Publishers' Lunch Club of New York City.
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Business records (1), 1943-1957

Contains admissions records, bank statements/deposit slips, general correspondence, and paid bills grouped by fiscal year. Some years also contain form letters, remittance slips, and current files. There is a file from 1946-1949 of general corresondence and miscellaneous documents with a notation "Things I would like to discard. Efd" which appears to be written by the secretary of Storer B. Lunt, who served as both Secretary-Treasuer and Vice-President.
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Business records (2), 1915-1959

Contains admissions records, bank statements/deposit slips, general correspondence, and paid bills grouped by fiscal year. Some years also contain form letters, remittance slips, and records of elections and reinstatements. There is a file of completed business from 1956-1958, and for the year of 1958-1959 there are folders of files not included in other years. In addition, there are also miscellaneous items including constitutions and memebership lists from 1941-1958, menus from the 1957 Christmas party, 4 account books, an attendance ledger, 4 checkbooks, blank and returned checks, meeting minutes from 1941-1947, and 4 rubber stamps with the address of the club's bank and the name of the secretary-treasurer.
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Business records (3), 1915-1942, 1946-1955

Contains documents transferred from 5 wooden/cardboard file boxes labeled "Pub L Club" and numbered "1-5". The materials consist largely of general correspondence and bills, with the material from "box 2" consisting largely of bills, form letters,a ledger, and minutes relating to club meetings/dinners at the Yale Club of New York City from 1930-1941 and 1946-1955 (ledger dates). Material from "box 5" consists of meeting minutes from 1915-1936 and constitutions and member lists from 1916-1917, 1919, 1924-1926, and 1934-1936. Material is organized into folders which are grouped based on the box that the material came from; most material is organized roughly by date though alphabetical dividers were used to separate the years.

Max Gordon Papers, 1908-1971 (mostly 1950-1965)

TC024 37 boxes
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Max Gordon (1892-1978) was an American theatrical producer. His collection contains personal correspondence with theater and film notables spanning the years 1942-1971. Also included are production materials, such as correspondence, contracts, summaries of earnings, financial sheets, and miscellaneous notes of plays Gordon produced, including Born Yesterday, The Solid Gold Cadillac, My Sister Eileen, and the film, Abe Lincoln in Illinois, as well as letters and script reports relating to Columbia Pictures.

Eirlys Roberts Collection, 1935-1977

C1263 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of miscellaneous material of Eirlys Roberts primarily relating to her United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation work in Italy and Albania during World War II and at the Consumers' Association, a consumer rights organization in the United Kingdom.
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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.

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.

Short Stories of Dorothy M. Johnson, 1948-1950

C0169 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts and some correspondence of Dorothy M. Johnson, a writer of Western fiction.

Platform Magazine Collection, 1927-1957

C1161 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of miscellaneous papers related to the short-lived, twentieth-century British literary periodical Platform.
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Budd Schulberg Papers, 1936-1967

C0340 34 boxes 1 item 12.9 linear feet
Consists of writings, correspondence, and miscellanea of the American novelist, playwright, screenwriter and biographer Budd Schulberg (1914-2009 ).

Nikos Pappas and Rita Boumē Papa Papers, 1932-1988

C0878 6 boxes 2.4 linear feet
Consists of personal papers of the Greek poets and writers, Nikos Pappas and his wife, Rita Boumē Papa, including correspondence, autograph manuscripts and typescripts of published and unpublished poetry, articles, talks, clippings, and other printed material.
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H. H. Hess Papers, 1932-1969

C0444 34 boxes
The H. H. Hess Papers consists of professional papers, correspondence, and related materials of the American geologist and educator Harry Hammond Hess (1906-1969).

Walker Bleakney Papers, 1920s-1961

C0604 27 boxes 16.30 linear feet
Walker Bleakney was a renowned physicist who served as a Princeton professor of physics (1932-1969) and chairman of the physics department (1960-1967). This collection consists of Bleakney's papers, including published and unpublished reports, drafts of articles, graphic data and photographs of experiments, and other material concerning Bleakney's defense-related research on shock waves at the Princeton Gas Dynamics Laboratory, as well as lecture notes and correspondence.
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Sir Israel Gollancz Correspondence, 1890-1948 (mostly 1915-1929)

C1079 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
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Consists primarily of letters (approximately 500) from contemporaries of English editor and publisher Sir Israel Gollancz.

Princeton University Collection of George Egerton Correspondence, 1850-1958

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

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

Herbert S. Gorman Papers, 1909-1960

C0122 7 boxes
The Herbert S. Gorman Papers consists, for the most part, of manuscripts, galleys, and notes for six of Gorman's historical novels, but includes some photographs of Gorman, bibliographies of his works, and a small amount of correspondence.
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Emily Hale Letters from T. S. Eliot, 1895-1965 (mostly 1931-1940)

C0686 14 boxes
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Consists mostly of letters from British-American poet T.S. Eliot to Emily Hale (1891-1969), a teacher, actress, and close friend of Eliot's. Also included are copies of typescripts by Eliot, photographs, ephemera, and a brief narrative of the relationship between the two penned by Hale.

Leonard L. Milberg '53 Collection of Manuscripts, Correspondence, and Photographs, 1762-2001

C0962 6 boxes 3.4 linear feet
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Consists of an open collection of manuscript material related to print collections of Leonard L. Milberg (Princeton Class of 1953): Leonard L. Milberg Collection of American Poetry, Leonard L. Milberg Irish Theater Collection, and the Leonard L. Milberg Collection of Jewish-American Writers.

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.

Selected Papers of George Seferis, 1935-1993 (mostly 1940-1970)

C0816 2 boxes 4 items
George Seferis was a Greek diplomat, ambassador, poet and translator. He held various posts with the Royal Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was ambassador to the United Nations, 1956-1957, and to Great Britain, 1957-1962. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1963, and was awarded an honorary degree from Princeton University in 1965.

Exhibitions Collection, 1896-2013 (mostly 1951-2013)

C0918 109 boxes 46.5 linear feet
Consists of material from and about the exhibitions held by the Special Collections in Firestone Library, primarily concerning subjects relating to American and English literature and art.

Alvaro Yunque Correspondence, 1921-1981 (mostly 1924-1979)

C0784 2 boxes 0.9 linear feet
The Alvaro Yunque Correspondence consists of letters, manuscripts of poems, essays and other printed and miscellaneous material by Alvaro Yunque and others.

Enoch Morgan's Sons Co. Collection, 1844-1987

C1098 18 boxes 13.3 linear feet
Consists of records of the nineteenth-century New York City-based soap manufacturer Enoch Morgan's Sons Company, including business records, correspondence, and advertising and promotional materials for Sapolio soap, its best known product.
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Clive Bell Correspondence, 1922-1962

C0912 1 box 0.21 linear feet
The Clive Bell Correspondence collection consists of letters received by the English writer and art critic Clive Bell (1881-1964) from Raymond Mortimer, Harold Nicolson, and V. (Victoria) Sackville-West ["Vita"]. Their content reflects both personal and professional matters.
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Clive Bell Correspondence, 1922-1962

The Clive Bell Correspondence collection consists of letters received by the English writer and art critic Clive Bell (1881-1964) from Raymond Mortimer, Harold Nicolson, and V. (Victoria) Sackville-West ["Vita"]. Their content reflects both personal and professional matters.

George S. Rigby, Jr., Collection of Anthony Trollope, 1837-1939

C1582 3 boxes 0.83 linear feet
Consists of primarily correspondence of author Anthony Trollope and associates, as well as manuscript material, photographs, and drawings of Trollope.
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Fraga and Peña Collection of the Ocampo Family, 1890s-1979 (mostly 1930-1979)

C0783 3 boxes
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Author Victoria Ocampo (1890-1979) was founder (1931) and editor of the magazine SUR, an important literary magazine published in Buenos Aires. The collection consists primarily of Ocampo family correspondence, particularly that of the sisters Victoria and Angelica Ocampo.

P. J. Conkwright Collection, 1936-1985

C0665 21 boxes 8.8 linear feet
Designer and Typographer, P.J. Conkwright worked at the Princeton University Press from 1939 to 1970. His collection includes biographical material, correspondence, calendars, and other printed material about the Princeton University Press.

Irving Malin Papers, 1955-2013

C1587 7 boxes
Consists primarily of correspondence with authors such as Gordon Lish, James Purdy, Cynthia Ozick, and Paul Bowles, among many others, along with some writings and publisher files of American literary critic and professor of literature Irving Malin (1934-2014).
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Moses Taylor Pyne Papers, 1686-1939 (mostly 1861-1913)

C0327 18 boxes 17.6 linear feet
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Consists of various materials, including correspondence, diaries, documents, and genealogical materials related to Moses Taylor Pyne (Class of 1877), the Pyne family, and the history of Princeton University.

Hereward Carrington Papers, 1899-1973 (mostly 1908-1932)

C1159 4 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Consists of papers of Hereward Carrington, a British spiritualist and investigator of psychic phenomena, including correspondence with other notable figures in his field, photographs of mediums and psychic phenomena, several manuscripts, and two diaries.

William Kelly Prentice Papers, 1797-1965 (mostly 1900-1955)

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

Rodolfo Alonso Correspondence and Photographs, 1910-2016 (mostly 1953-2016)

C1439 6 boxes 2.5 linear feet
Rodolfo Alonso is an Argentine poet, translator, essayist, and editor. The collection includes Alonso's correspondence with various Latin American writers including Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Raúl Gustavo Aguirre, Juan Gelman, Augusto Roa Bastos, Juan José Saer, Ernesto Sábato, Lêdo Ivo, Hector Tizón, Edgar Bayley, António Ramos Rosa, Milton de Lima Sousa, and Claudio Magris. In addition, the collection includes photographs of Alonso throughout his career with many Latin American figures as well as a personal collection of his family and travels.
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Subseries 1: Personal, circa 1935-2006

Includes early personal photographs of Alonso as an infant and as a child attending Colegio Don Bosco; and his later academic endeavors at the Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires. Also present are photographs of his families; and portraits and travel of Alonso spanning the length of his career.

Charles Phelps Smyth Papers, 1918-1985

C0367 16 boxes 9.4 linear feet
Consists of the papers of Princeton chemistry professor Charles Phelps Smyth.
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Robert Kilburn Root Papers, 1914-1950

C0674 16 boxes 7.9 linear feet
Consists of scholar Robert K. Root's manuscript and notes for his annotated edition of Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde (1926), as well as six diaries he kept between the years 1914 and 1920.

Brendan Behan Papers, 1943-1983 (mostly 1943-1963)

C1596 3 boxes
Consists of selected manuscript and typescript drafts, notebooks, and notes, of 20th-century Irish author Brendan Behan (1923-1964), as well as some correspondence and ephemera. The papers constitute the principal archives of the manuscripts of Behan's writings.
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Possible Early Draft for Borstal Boy, and a Poem, "Scriosad na mblascaod", 1948

Contains an autobiographical essay (possibly a draft beginning for Borstal Boy), in English, 19 pages (incomplete); and "Scriosad na mblascaod", an autograph poem signed and initialled, in Irish, with numerous cancellations and emendations that Behan drafted while in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin. The name and address of Behan's brother, Dominic, is inscribed on the front cover.

Kienbusch Angling Collection, 1651-1974 (mostly 1800-1950)

C0245 5 boxes 68 items 49 Volumes 12.68 linear feet
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Consists of manuscripts and letters relating to the history and method of angling collected by Kienbusch (Princeton Class of 1906).
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Skues, G. E. M. (George Edward Mackenzie). "Miscellaneous Papers.", 1940s

Miscellaneous papers in slipcase. Includes "Biographical details," autograph manuscript by Skues (30 leaves); "Ernest Locks Method of Tying up Winged Duns," signed autograph manuscript by Skues (5 pp.); typescript copies; letters; poems; notes; clippings, etc. Also includes hand-stitched coat-of-arms on cloth with phrase "Manners makyth man".

Desmond Harmsworth Family Papers, circa 1870-1988

C1302 9 boxes 4.3 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of Desmond Harmsworth (1903-1990) and other members of the Harmsworth Family, including manuscripts, correspondence, and legal and business documents between Desmond Harmsworth Limited and The Nonesuch Press.
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Roger Hinks Papers, 1932-1968

C0369 11 boxes
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The collection consists of the original diaries (with typed transcriptions) of art historian Roger Hinks, with early and final drafts of The Gymnasium of the Mind: The Journals of Roger Hinks, 1933-1963 (1984), the publication edited by John Goldsmith that resulted from them. Included are some related correspondence, photographs, and estate material.

Peyton Houston Papers, 1925-1994 (mostly 1950-1990)

C0831 60 boxes 2 items
Peyton Houston (Princeton Class of 1932) worked with the New York investment company Equity Corporation for forty years, while pursuing a career in poetry and freelance writing on the side. His papers include some of his poetry notebooks and drafts and manuscripts of his published works. The collection also contains his correspondence with family and friends, writers and publishers, and photocopied correspondence with Peter Yates. Some drafts of Yates' work and some personal memorabilia of Houston's complete the collection.

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).

Willard Thorp and Margaret Farrand Thorp Papers, 1886-1981 (mostly 1930-1970)

C0292 33 boxes 14.1 linear feet
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Consists of material which reflects the long careers of American educators, authors, and literary critics Willard and Margaret Thorp. Willard's papers (1923-1981) include correspondence, writings, class lecture notes, documents, journals and diaries, printed matter, photographs, and papers of others during his writing and teaching years at Princeton University. Margaret's papers (1917-1960) include writings, correspondence, journals, notebooks, and family sketchbooks and photographs.

Walter Lowrie Papers, 1843-1978 (mostly 1891-1959)

C0286 39 boxes 15.6 linear feet
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The collection consists of autobiographical material and other works such as manuscripts of books, sermon outlines, prayers, articles, and essays; correspondence with family during the time Lowrie was in Europe (especially letters to his mother), but also correspondence with friends and colleagues, particularly Howard A. Johnson, a long-time friend and executor of his estate; photographs of religious art presumably used for his books; documents including certificates and agreements with book publishers; printed matter including reprints of published works; and writings and documents created by Howard A. Johnson and other Kierkegaard scholars.

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

C1520 55 boxes 26.4 linear feet 4.5 GB 1991 digital files
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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.
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Series 5: Additional Papers, 1945-2019

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This series includes additional administrative and academic papers of David Lewis, papers of Stephanie Lewis, family papers, photographs, born-digital files, audiovisual media, and other materials added to the collection following the death of Stephanie Lewis in November 2019. Born-digital files were extracted from optical media and USB drives and contain writings, research, correspondence, and photographs of both David and Stephanie Lewis.
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David Lewis Papers, 1945-2019 (mostly 1960-2001)

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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.

Jean Labatut Papers, 1915-1983 (mostly 1920-1979)

C0709 102 boxes 62.5 linear feet
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The Jean Labatut Papers consists of the professional papers of Jean Labatut (1899-1986), which include correspondence with prominent twentieth-century architects, landscape architects, and designers, the architectural files for his major and minor projects, and the administrative papers and teaching materials that he accumulated while he was the Director of Graduate Studies in Architecture at Princeton University (1928-1967), the position for which he is best remembered. Also included are Labatut's family papers, containing albums of photographs compiled by his sister-in-law, Mrs. Elliott F. Shepard, while she helped to operate a convalescence home founded by her husband in France for soldiers in World War I.

Richard Halliburton Papers, 1900-1973 (mostly 1903-1940)

C0247 61 boxes 29.2 linear feet
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Richard Halliburton traveled extensively in the first part of twentieth century after graduating from Princeton University in 1921. The collection contains autograph and typescript drafts of seven of Halliburton's books, short stories, essays, school notes, and other travel memorabilia, as well as Halliburton's correspondence with his parents and others, research materials about Rupert Brooke, and a significant group of photographs documenting his travels throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
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Subseries 3B: Richard Halliburton as Subject, 1920 February 28-1973

This subseries consists of writings and clippings about Richard Halliburton's travels, including an announcement for his election to Associate Editor of The Lawrence, a Vanity Fair article titled "We nominate For Oblivion: R.H.," as well as other printed materials regarding Richard Halliburton.