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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- ).

Vance Thompson Papers, 1894-1925

C0224 7 boxes 3.15 linear feet
The Vance Thompson Papers consists of manuscripts, writings for the press, letters, documents, photographs and miscellanea of author and playwright Vance Thompson, Princeton Class of 1883.

German Authors Collection, 1772-1930

C0095 1 box 0.25 linear feet
Cnsists of autograph letters and occasional manuscripts of various, primarily 19th-century, German writers, including Hermann Bahr, Richard Dehmel, Marie Ebner-Eschenbach, Carl Hauptmann, Arno Holz, Heinrich Laube, Max Mell, and Arthur Schnitzler.

Joe Walker Kraus Collection, 1977-1983

C0368 4 boxes 1.5 linear feet
Joe Walker Kraus was an American librarian. His collection includes working papers for two publishers and bibliographies of books they published, some working papers, and some correspondence.

Robert M. McClung Manuscripts, 1969-1980

C0372 10 boxes 2 items 3.6 linear feet
Robert M. McClung (Princeton's Class of 1939) was an American writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, especially about animals and natural history. His papers contain five manuscripts of published works by McClung on wildlife conservation and endangered species. The collection includes the original edited typescripts, outlines, workbooks and notes, page and galley proofs, Xerox copies, reference material, maps, and illustrations of the books, as well as related correspondence.

Lewis B. Stilwell Papers, 1886-1939

C0584 49 boxes 22.5 linear feet
The collection consists of American electrical engineer and Princeton trustee Lewis B. Stillwell's engineering reports, correspondence, photographs, blueprints, maps, and printed matter. His professional correspondence relates to his work as an electrical engineer with several energy companies, while his personal papers contain material related to his service as a Princeton trustee.

Princeton University Library Collection of John Davidson Materials, 1879-1945 (mostly 1890-1909)

C0215 4 boxes 1.4 linear feet
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John Davidson was a late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Scottish poet hailed for his provincial, melancholy body of work. This collection contains letters, manuscripts, reports, galley proofs with Davidson's holograph corrections, documents, and clippings pertaining to his literary career.

Selected Correspondence of Margaret Randall, 1977-1999

C0861 6 boxes 2 items 2.5 linear feet
The Selected Correspondence of Margaret Randall consists of letters exchanged between the American Marxist, poet, editor, author Margaret Randall, and many Latin American poets, writers, journalists, editors, and friends. Also included are subject files, articles, and printed matter relating to Cuba and Nicaragua. Randall was born in New York, but spent most of her adult life in Latin America. In 1961 she moved from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Mexico, then to Cuba in 1969, and from there to Nicaragua in 1980, returning to Albuquerque in 1984.

S. S. Van Dine Scrapbooks, 1916-1939

C0346 68 Volumes 7.21 linear feet
Educated in California and at Harvard, Willard Huntington Wright became editor of The Smart Set (1913-1914). After suffering a serious illness in 1925, he turned to writing detective novels under the pseudonym of "S. S. Van Dine". His papers consist of scrapbooks reflecting the professional and private life of Van Dine, including articles by and about him (1926-1930), reviews of his books, motion pictures, and radio plays, his literary and art criticism, and miscellaneous and general notes (1926-1937).

Samuel Shellabarger Collection, 1916-1956

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

Boarded Hall Estate (Barbados) Plantation Records, 1676-1887 (mostly 1712-1845)

C1227 2 boxes 1.5 linear feet
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Consists of eighteenth and nineteeth-century records of Boarded Hall Estate, a slave plantation in Barbados in the West Indies. The material was found on the estate in the 1820s by George Harnage, the son of its last English owner, and annotated by him in subsequent years.
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End papers, dates not examined

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End papers of the original binding of the manuscripts. It contains notes by Harnage regarding a letter he received from "Mr. Crichlow," December 28, 1838, about the main house on the estate having been blown down by the hurricane of 1831, about Goring owning a store in Bridgetown, and about another letter from "Mr. Pyle," proprietor of Brighton Estate which is also in the Parish of St. George.

John Daggett Collection, 1880s-1914

C0954 1 box 0.8 linear feet
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The John Daggett Collection consists primarily of 41 photographs taken by Daggett documenting his mining life in the Black Bear, Siskiyou County, California, area in the late 1800s.

Jack Iams Mystery Novels, 1946-1950

C0049 5 boxes
Jack Iams (Samuel Harvey Iams, Jr.), Class of 1932, was a noted mystery writer in the first part of the twentieth century. The collection includes notes, drafts, outlines, and typescripts for seven of Iams's mysteries, as well as several assorted items, such a book jacket proofs and page proofs.

Eugene O'Neill Collection, 1913-1993 (mostly 1913-1944)

C0281 1 box 0.45 linear feet
Eugene O'Neill, the celebrated American playwright, was a director of the Provincetown Players and a founder of the Theatre Guild. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Strange Interlude (1928) and, posthumously, for Long Day's Journey Into Night (1956). The collection consists of fifteen manuscripts of O'Neill, most of which are first drafts of plays and include preliminary notes.

Miguel Correa Novels, 1980-1987

C0643 2 boxes 0.70 linear feet
Miguel Correa is an author from Cuba. The collection consists of different manuscript version of two of Correa's novels: Fragmentos del Discurso Humano (2001) and Al Norte de Infierno (1984). There are also some notes for an article in the papers.

Boudinot Family Collection, 1772-1852

C0725 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
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The collection consists of correspondence and documents of various members of the Boudinot family of New Jersey, regarding family, business, and political affairs. Most of the correspondence is related to Elias Boudinot IV (Trustee of Princeton University, 1772-1821) and his brother Elisha but many other family members are also represented.

Jeter A. and Elizabeth Riggs Isely Collection, 1842-1940

C0465 5 boxes 2.1 linear feet
The Jeter A. and Elizabeth Riggs Isely Collection consists of manuscripts, notes, notebooks, and correspondence relating to research by the American historian and Princeton professor Jeter A. (Jeter Allen) Isely (1913-1954) and his wife, Elizabeth ["Lisette"] Riggs Isely (1914-1957).

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 ).

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).

Garland Publishing, Inc., Records, 1969-1991

C0850 38 boxes
This collection consists of correspondence of various Garland Publishing, Inc. staff members with authors, editors, and others, concerning permissions, copyrights, and production and editorial matters relating to their publication of facsimile and reprint editions of works by established writers. Also present are company catalogs and brochures arranged in two series, chronologically (1987-1996) and by subject.

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.

Felice and Mildred Morris Autograph Collection, 1876-1961 (mostly 1895-1915)

C0093 1 box 0.45 linear feet
The Felice and Mildred Morris Autograph Collection consists of letters from numerous 19th- and early 20th-century actors, actresses, playwrights, and others associated with the theater, collected by the Morrises. Included are James Matthew Barrie, Edwin Booth, Dion Boucicault, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Wilkie Collins, Charlotte Cushman, Clyde Fitch, Charles Dana Gibson, Laurence Hutton, Louis Napoleon Parker, Adelina Patti, William Seymour, Otis Skinner, and Kate Wiggin.

Selected Papers of William B. Smith, 1918-1971

C0200 1 box 0.45 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence between childhood friends William B. Smith and Ernest Hemingway, the American author and Nobel Prize winner.

Carl Van Vechten Photographs, 1923-1942

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

William Dean Howells Collection, 1863-1919

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

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

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

Charles Richard Williams Papers, 1863-1927 (mostly 1900-1927)

C0231 9 boxes 9.9 linear feet
Charles Richard Williams, Princeton Class of 1875, was an author and editor of the Indianapolis News between 1892-1911. The collection consists of selected holograph and typescript manuscripts of nonfiction, lectures, essays, poetry, translations, and paraphrases of Williams, as well as correspondence and documents pertaining to him, correspondence of other persons, and some of his works in print.

Channing Pollock Correspondence, 1868-1927 (mostly 1926-1927)

C0112 3 boxes 1.05 linear feet
Channing Pollock was a playwright, journalist, and lecturer. The correspondence deals primarily with two of his most famous plays, The Fool and The Enemy.

Thomas H. Johnson Papers, 1919-1984

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

Brewster Ghiselin Papers, 1936-1991

C0759 3 boxes 1.5 linear feet
Brewster Ghiselin was an English professor, literary critic, editor, and poet. The collection contains some of Ghiselin's works and correspondence. Typescripts, proofs, galleys, Italian translations, phonograph records, a few books, and notes represent his works, while the correspondence consists of letters from his literary friends and colleagues.

Charles Thomson Letters, 1783-1988

C0892 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of letters and miscellanea of the educator, merchant, and first secretary of the Continental Congress Charles Thomson (1729-1824).

Clarke Family Papers, 1710-1906 (mostly 1802-1890)

C0403 1 box 0.45 linear feet
The Clarke family lived and farmed in the Stony Brook - Quaker Bridge area of Middlesex County, New Jersey, now known as Clarkesville of Mercer County. The collection includes documents of the Clarke family such as deeds, wills, and mortgages of various generations of Clarkes.

Paul Hyde Bonner Papers, 1931-1975

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

Gordon Merrick Papers, 1936-1991 (mostly 1954-1988)

C0691 23 boxes
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The Gordon Merrick Papers consist primarily of drafts of the manuscripts of Merrick's novels, written over a thirty-nine year period, from the late 1940s ( The Strumpet Wind, 1947) to the mid-1980s ( Measure of Madness, 1986). Also present is his business and financial correspondence with agents, publishers, and banks over a twenty-one year period, from 1967 until his death in 1988. In addition there is a clipping file which dates back to Merrick's first experiences as an actor in the 1930s, as well as photographs taken for publicity as well as for Merrick's personal collection.

Struthers Burt Papers, 1845-1957 (mostly 1911-1954)

C0039 33 boxes 19.42 linear feet
Struthers Burt was a noted poet, prose writer and rancher in the first half of the twentieth century. The collection includes various copies of some of Burt's own works, correspondence with family and friends from his days at Princeton University, and assorted materials about his family and genealogy.

Thomas Baird Papers, 1924-1990 (mostly 1941-1990)

C0668 35 boxes 14.75 linear feet
The Thomas Baird Papers consists of the working and personal papers, primarily manuscripts, of the American educator and author Thomas Baird (1923-1990). Also included, and related to both his published and unpublished works, are idea files, notes, writing journals, correspondence with his publishers and editors, and reviews. Furthermore, the collection contains the following materials that encompass Baird's adult life: talks, addresses, and lectures; general, family and travel correspondence; diaries; personal journals; interviews; documents; photographs and audio recordings.

Physics Department Records, 1909-2015

AC133 36 boxes 1 websites
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The records of the Physics Department document the scientific and teaching activities of Princeton University physicists from 1909 to 1962. While routine activities such as the hiring of faculty and the education of graduate and undergraduate students are recorded, these records also detail the Department's activities in early studies of theoretical physics, as well as its participation in World War II research activities. There is also a small amount of material that documents Milton White's efforts toward builing the cyclotron (1936).

Saxe Commins Papers, 1930-1973 (mostly 1945-1960)

C0718 17 boxes 6.05 linear feet
Consists of the papers of Saxe Commins, concentrating primarily while he was chief editor at Random House (1933-1958). Commins worked with many major writers of the literary world, such as Eugene O'Neill and William Faulkner, as well as Irwin Shaw and Budd Schulberg. Commins also compiled several collections of others' works, such as "The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt" and "Major Speeches of Adlai E. Stevenson."

Esar Levine Collection of Frank Harris, 1908-1976 (mostly 1920-1930)

C0873 7 boxes 2 folders 4.8 linear feet
The Esar Levine Collection of Frank Harris consists of the writings, correspondence, and printed matter of, and relating to, Frank Harris (1855-1931) as collected by Esar Levine (1899-?), Harris's disciple, agent and friend. Harris, an Irish-born, naturalized American citizen, was a prolific writer and journalist/editor who is perhaps best known for his scandalous autobiography, My Life and Loves, which was censored in America and parts of Europe.

Thomas Mann Collection, 1881-1971

C0295 13 boxes 6.1 linear feet
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Consists of letters, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials from Nobel Prize winning author Thomas Mann, given by Caroline Newton, and also of those collected by Princeton University Library with funds provided by Caroline Newton.

George McLean Harper Papers, 1907-1953

C0313 9 boxes 4.4 linear feet
George McLean Harper was a writer and educator in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The collection consists of papers and manuscripts concerning two of Harper's books William Wordsworth, His Life, Works, and Influence (1916) and Wordsworth's French Daughter (1921). There are also papers relating to Harper's poems, stories, articles and speeches, as well as some correspondence.

New Review Correspondence of Samuel Putnam, 1927-1933

C0111 5 boxes 2.25 linear feet
Samuel Putnam (1892-1950) was an American author, translator, and editor. The collection reflects the work of Putnam during the period he lived with his family in France, emphasizing his work as editor of The New Review. Correspondents include Ezra Pound, who served as associate editor for four issues, Richard Aldington, William Aspenwall Bradley, and Ford Madox Ford, as well as over 100 other literary and artistic figures.

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.

George Palmer Putnam Collection, 1813-1888 (mostly 1853-1855)

C0685 12 boxes
Consists primarily of authors' correspondence, accompanied by related artwork, pertaining to G.P. Putnam & Co.'s publishing enterprise from before the Civil War. In addition to the correspondence and a scrapbook of miscellaneous material, the collection contains drafts of articles intended for the anthology Homes of American Authors (1853), as well as manuscript material by George Bethune and Francis Hawks.

Sir John Grenfell Maxwell Papers, 1824-1940

C0583 33 boxes 18 linear feet
General Sir John Maxwell served in Egypt during the British Occupation, notably participating in the Battle at Omdurman during the reconquest of the Sudan, and in South Africa during the Boer War. In World War I Maxwell returned to Egypt to defend the Suez Canal and briefly served in Ireland after the Sinn Fein Rebellion. Consists of Maxwell's diaries, correspondence, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, printed matter and newspaper clippings.

David Wilkinson Papers, 1957-2002 (mostly 1961-2001)

C0945 16 boxes
The David Wilkinson Papers consists of the scientific writings, professional correspondence, and subject and project files of David T. Wilkinson (1935-2002), the renowned experimental physicist and cosmologist who taught and conducted research in the Department of Physics at Princeton University from 1963 until his retirement in 2002. Wilkinson was a pioneer in the study and analysis of cosmic microwave background radiation, the nature and existence of which have yielded, through his lifetime's work, solid evidence for the Big Bang theory of the universe's birth. This collection contains the administrative (including his NASA and/or National Science Foundation funding and accounting paperwork) and background history of two of Wilkinson's main projects -- the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) and Microwave Anisotropy Probe (MAP) -- as well as evidence of the many and varied academic activities in his career.

Laurence Hutton Photograph Albums, 1800s

C0937 7 boxes
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The Laurence Hutton Photograph Albums consists of several hundred photographs and numerous portraits of prominent 19th-century artists and literary, political, and historical figures, compiled by editor and essayist Laurence Hutton.

William McElwee Miller Collection of Bābī Writings and Other Iranian Texts, 1846-1923

C0723-1-47 47 Volumes
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Consists of 47 bound volumes of chiefly Babi texts in Arabic and Persian composed or copied between 1846 and 1923 and purchased by William McElwee Miller, a Presbyterian clergyman and a missionary in Iran from 1919 to 1962.
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Khuṭbah qahrīyah, dates not examined

Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله الذى تقهر بتقهير تقهّر اقتهار قهر قهاريته على كينونيات المشركات من الممكنات ... اما بعد فاعلم ايها الكافر بالله والمشرك باياته والمعرض عن جنابه
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Short treatise on the disconnected letters of the Qurʼān (al-ḥurūf al-muqaṭṭaʻah), dates not examined

Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله الذى جعل طراز الواح الاختراع اسرار الابداع التى عيّنت قبل ما شيّئت واقضت بعد ما قدّرت

Review: Latin American Literature and Arts Author Files, 1964-1994 (mostly 1965-1985)

C0812 45 boxes
Consists of author files of Review: Latin American Literature and the Arts.

Archives of Derrydale Press, 1926-1960 (mostly 1928-1942)

C0070 111 boxes 69.60 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and business papers of the Derrydale Press, from its foundation in 1926 by Eugene V. Connett III (Princeton Class of 1912) through its liquidation in 1942. There is also a great deal of correspondence by Connett and his staff concerning the acquisition and editing of manuscripts, sales, and distribution, and promotion of the books.

Lewis Thomas Papers, 1941-1992 (mostly 1973-1983)

C0738 160 boxes
The Lewis Thomas papers consist primarily of files from the years (1973-1983) that Thomas (Princeton Class of 1933) spent as president and, later, chancellor, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. These contain general correspondence with doctors, drafts and reprints of his essays and books, files of lectures, presentations, and awards, and files of scientific organizations with which he was involved. There are also drafts and reprints of early scientific papers (which pre-date his years at MSKCC).

David Lloyd Agency Records on Pearl S. Buck, 1928-1958 (mostly 1934-1952)

C0060 72 boxes 1 folder 28.8 linear feet
The David Lloyd Agency Records on Pearl S. Buck Collection consists of correspondence, publication and translation rights, financial records, and other publishing-related material collected by the David Lloyd Agency regarding their client, the American novelist Pearl S. Buck.

Miscellaneous Playscripts Collection, 1882-1961

TC030 85 boxes 34 linear feet
This collection includes some playscripts stamped or addressed by theater agencies in Chicago, New York City, and Hollywood, while others were used at McCarter Theater or by the Princeton University Players. There are wartime scripts from both world wars, as well as government plays from the Federal Theater Project, the Works Progress Administration, and the Department of Agriculture's War Food Commission.

Edmund Kean Collection, 1814-1933

TC131 1 box
Consists of theater programs, newspaper clippings, and articles on English actor Edmund Kean, as well as portraits of Kean in various dramatic roles.

Saint Louis Municipal Opera Collection, 1953-1954

TC143 2 boxes 2 linear feet
The Saint Louis Municipal Opera Collection consists of programs, souvenir books, press releases, publicity photographs, and miscellaneous items.

Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection, 1940-1989

TC122 14 boxes 4.8 linear feet
The Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection contains printed programs, souvenir programs, clippings, and reviews of various ballet companies and choreographers.

Screenplays Collection, 1931-1979

TC064 82 boxes 31.95 linear feet
Consists of screenplays for over 500 films produced by Columbia Studios, Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Twentieth Century Fox, and others.

William C. and Cecil B. De Mille Collection, circa 1913-1940

TC142 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Willam Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer, and lecturer. The William C. and Cecil B. De Mille Collection consists of playscripts by William, and some co-authored by his younger brother Cecil.
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A Play in Three Acts by William C. and Cecil B. de Mille, dates not examined

(in ms on cover page: "copy used by H.A.D.A for their production of same on March 6-1913 at Empire Theatre; Property of WwC de Mille, 230 West 107th St. – cover; William C. De Mille, 357 West 118th St. (crossed out, written in ms. 230 W. 107th St.) New York City)

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.

James Stewart Collection, 1936-1959

TC049 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
The James Stewart Collection contains seventeen screenplays of films in which starred American actor, Jimmy Stewart (Princeton Class of 1932).

T. H. Vail Motter Playbills Collection, 1900-1969 (mostly 1913-1959)

TC052 8 boxes 5.7 linear feet
The collection consists mainly of playbills of American dramatic productions covering over forty-five years of play-going by T. H. Vail Motter (Princeton Class of 1922) but includes some early 20th-century playbills from the London theater as well as foreign playbills from Greece, Turkey, Belgium, China, Japan, Denmark, Holland, and England.

Jimmy Stewart Collection, 1930-1979

TC133 4 boxes 107 items 2.0 linear feet
The Jimmy Stewart Collection consists of newspaper and magazine clippings about the life and career of American actor, James Stewart (Princeton Class of 1932). Also included in the collection are film stills and other photographs.

Broadside Playbills, 18th-20th century

TC113 17 boxes 2 items 44.8 linear feet
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This collection contains broadside playbills from the United States, England, and Europe.

Radio Scripts Collection, 1938-1947

TC059 36 boxes 15.40 linear feet
The Radio Scripts Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for various radio programs such as "The Cavalcade of America" (represented by the most scripts), "The Eternal Light," "Books and Authors," "What's New in Books," "Pepper Young's Family," "The Goldbergs," and others.

Vaudeville Collection, 1895-1931

TC080 2 boxes 1.4 linear feet
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The Vaudeville Collection consists mainly of playbills of vaudeville productions with souvenir books, printed matter, clippings, and miscellaneous material.

Playbills Printed on Satin, 1803-1923

TC114 1 box 2 items 1.6 linear feet
The Playbills Printed on Satin collection comprises 46 playbills printed on satin fabric.

Performing Arts Serials Collection, 1869-1980

TC110 28 boxes 15.4 linear feet
The Performing Arts Serials Collection consists of serial printed material concerning the performing arts, including circus, dance, film, opera, radio, speech, television, theater, and vaudeville. For the most part, publications are represented by a sample or two issues.

Anonymous Playscripts Collection, 1890s-1942

TC112 29 boxes 11.6 linear feet
Consists of miscellaneous anonymous playscripts, arranged alphabetically by title, that are largely undated but appear to range from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century (1942).

Dance Subject Files, 1900-1980s

TC107 31 boxes 12.4 linear feet
The Dance Subject Files consist of dance-related subject files from early 20th century through 1980s. Among the material are clippings, photos, programs, promotional materials, and dance school brochures.

Theater People Subject Files, 1850s-1988

TC106 26 boxes 16 linear feet
Consists of files (clippings, programs, books, caricatures, etc.) on people involved in theater, from the mid-19th century through the late 1980s, including actors, dramatists, directors, scholars, and designers.

Gilbert and Sullivan Collection, 1879-1965 (mostly 1930-1960)

TC117 1 box 1 linear feet
Consists of playbills, programs, and some other printed material relating to the works of Gilbert and Sullivan.

Radio Broadcasting Collection, 1938-1959

TC060 11 boxes 23.75 linear feet
The Radio Broadcasting Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for "The Cavalcade of America" and "The Bookman" as well as promotional material for the major radio networks, such as ABC, CBS, NBC, the Mutual Broadcasting System, and the Municipal Broadcasting System (WNYC). Included is material regarding the coverage of news during the latter years of World War II and copies of clippings about the Orson Welles broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" in 1938.

Geographical Playbills Collection, 1832-1980 (mostly 1925-1965)

TC022 242 boxes 105.61 linear feet
The Geographical Playbills Collection consists chiefly of playbills from the United States, but Great Britain, Canada, Bermuda, France, Germany, and Japan are also represented. Although this is a collection of playbills, there are also some letters, documents, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material.

New York City Theater Playbills Collection, 1880-1987

TC091 201 boxes 80.4 linear feet
Consists of playbills of New York City theaters from the late 19th century to the present day.

Joseph Jefferson Collection, 1823-1976 (mostly 1829-1905)

TC132 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905) was an American actor and author. His collection consists of biographical newspaper clippings, 2 copies of his Autobiography, theatrical criticism and approbation, and clippings on family matters.

American Ballet Theatre Programs, 1940-1979

TC004 4 boxes 1.6 linear feet
The American Ballet Theatre is an American ballet company founded by Oliver Smith and Lucia Chase in 1940. The collection consists of programs of performances of the Ballet Theatre dance company from its first performance in 1940 until 1979.

Brazilian Literature and Criticism: Pamphlets I, 1916-1991

LAE049 90 items
This microfilm contains pamphlets on Brazilian literature and criticism published in Brazil between 1916 and 1991.

Pre-Columbian Stamp Seals and Roller Seals Collection, Pre-Columbian era-1600 A.D

GC185 147 boxes 7.0 linear feet
The Pre-Columbian Stamp Seals and Roller Seals Collection consists of approximately 150 clay stamp seals, roller seals, and flat seals with handles.

Mexican Postcards Collection, 1890-2000

RCPXG-5830371-1 25 boxes
Consists of postcards relating to Mexican tourism.

Mexican Ephemera Collection, 1890-2000

RCPXG-5830371-2 16 boxes 2 cases 102 items
Consists of books, maps, scrapbooks, posters, and other materials.

Jimmy Tarlau Collection on the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), 1965-1975

AC495 1 box 1.0 linear feet (1 container)
Jimmy Tarlau, Class of 1970, was a member of the national Students for a Democratic Society and other student activist activities at Princeton. This collection contains personal records of Princeton's chapter from Tarlau, The New Left Notes newspaper, and subject files of local and national activist movements.

American Agrarians: Ideas of Land, Labor, and Food Oral Histories, 2019-2023

AC498 32 GB
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This undergraduate course was taught by Tessa Lowinske Desmond in collaboration with Princeton Theological Seminary. This collection contains the interviews from the class.
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Pluto Press Publisher Files, 1982-2017 (mostly 1997-2010)

C1707 4.4 linear feet 5 boxes
Consists of Pluto Press publisher files produced by scholars writing about the conflicts of the Middle East, containing 164 publisher's files for 113 books. Pluto Press is a British independent book publisher founded in 1969 and is known for being a radical political publishing house that focuses on contemporary issues. Collection includes correspondence between authors and publishers, publishing contracts, financial projects, press releases, author questionnaires, chapter drafts, and cover designs. The collection spans the years 1982-2017, with the bulk of materials from 1997 to 2010.

Dale R. Dalgas Papers Relating to the Korean War, 1950 October 30-1952 September 5

C1725 1.25 linear feet 1 box
Consists of over 100 letters as well as diaries, military objects, and ephemera, dating from 1950 to 1952, of Corporal Dale R. Dalgas (1928-2001) during his time serving in the United States Army's 45th Infantry Medial Company during the Korean War.
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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.

Hugh Gelston Correspondence, 1823-1824

C1340 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of eighteen letters (1823-1824) of Hugh Gelston, an American merchant from Baltimore, Maryland, to his Mexican agent, Thomas J. Shepard, regarding business conditions.

Moore Furman Collection, 1793-1808

C1063 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected eighteenth-century letters and documents of businessman Moore Furman, deputy quartermaster general of New Jersey during the American Revolution.

Senior Thesis Collection, 1926-2022

AC102 61615 Volumes 923 boxes 13,000 digital file
Since its introduction in the mid-1920s the senior thesis has been a core element of the undergraduate curriculum at Princeton University. The collection contains the senior theses of Princeton undergraduates.

Catherine Benedict Oral History Collection on Greek-Letter Organizations at Princeton, 2019-10-01-2020-03-31

AC484 7 GB
SOME ONLINE CONTENT
Catherine Benedict Class of 2020 was a history major who conducted these interviews between 2019-2020 for their senior thesis: The Re-Emergence and Development of Greek-Letter Organizations at Princeton University, 1981-1991.

Alfred Eisenstaedt Photographs of the Class of 1973, 1969

AC497 7 boxes
SOME ONLINE CONTENT
Alfred Eisenstaedt was a photojournalist known for work published in LIFE Magazine. The collection consists of prints made from digital copies of photographs taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt for LIFE Magazine in 1969, when women undergraduates admitted as part of the coeducational Class of 1973 were arriving on campus.

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.
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Mittens for Kittens

poems selected from the public domain by Lenore and illustrated by Erik whether to print jointly or separately with Hamish Hamilton (Julia MacRae) - business trouble at HH; also with Michael Brown re reproduction - misunderstanding about figured between production departments (David Rogers at Atheneum); delay of publication day due to printing in England exactly which poems to include and where to skip verses
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All the Little Bunnies

Correspondence primarily between Bridgman, McElderry, and Judy Long regarding Bridgman's illustrated counting book All the Little Bunnies. Topics include the book's design, a Christmas story written by Bridgman, a potential project called "Lazy Lion and Little Dog," Bridgman's illustrations for a book by Joan Kahn, and Judy Long's wedding. There is additional correspondence with William Heinemann Ltd., Japan UNI and Xerox regarding foreign publishing and paperback editions of the book. File also includes a printer's proof of one of the illustrations.

S. Victor Papacosma Collection of Greek Elections Slides, 1981-1989

C1697 0.2 linear feet 1 box
Consists of a collection of slides documenting the Greek legislative elections of 1981, 1985, and 1989.

Collection of Lantern Slides of Macedonia, Greece, 1917-1918

C1729 0.4 linear feet 4 boxes
Collection of 189 lantern slides of several places in Macedonia, Greece by Newton & Co.
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Thessalonikē Everyday Life

Consists of (90) black-and white lantern slides showing views of the city of Thessalonikē, a sea shore, the White Tower, panoramic views of the city after the fire, and Saint Sophia church. Included also are slides depicting scenes of daily life, such as rural people in front of a fountain, a Greek farm, woman at the loom, local women spinning cotton, peasants in the fileds, a priest standing in front of an altar, people going to a wedding, grinding wheat in a manual millstone, agricultural workers, livestock workers, group of Greek kids outside of their houses or in the fields, family portraits, man in Greek ethnic costume (foustanella), a Greek funeral; interiors of churches; a Turkish family; a Rumanian person on a horse; and stork nests on houses and trees. The majority of the lantern slides bear handwritten numbers: 1-21, 23-28, 30, 34-36, 38-39, 44-45, 47-57, 59-63, 65-83, 85-87, 89-91; the rest are unnumbered. Some of them bear handwritten titles in pen on top of the image.