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Marianne Moore Collection, 1935-1969

C1130 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists selected correspondence and manuscripts of celebrated American poet Marianne Moore.

Anna Eliza Bray Collection, 1823-1852

C1132 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters by Anna Eliza Bray, a nineteenth-century English novelist best known for fictionalizing the histories of prominent British families.

J. G. Cobo Borda Papers, 1951-2018

C0278 24.21 linear feet (44 containers)
Consists of personal and working papers of Cobo Borda, a Colombian poet, essayist, journalist, and diplomat, primarily manuscript poems and essays as well as correspondence, spanning the period from 1970 to 2017. There are also manuscripts of speeches and interviews, nonfiction works, documents, photographs, a few papers of others, scrapbooks, and a small amount of printed material.

Society of Friends Collection, 1775-1829

C1337 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts, epistles, minutes and other documents related to the Society of Friends, members of which are informally known as Quakers.

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).

Stephen Alexander Collection, 1827-1882

C1004 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence of nineteenth-century American astronomer Stephen Alexander.

Mary Mapes Dodge Collection, 1873-1904

C1324 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence of Mary Mapes Dodge, the American children's writer.

Mary Jane and Daniel Woodward Collection of M. F. K. Fisher Letters, 1946-1988

C1226 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters by M. F. K. Fisher, a prolific writer of books dealing with food and the culture of cuisine.

J. H. Faucher Letters to His Family, 1866-1867

C1332 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of thirteen letters by J. H. Faucher to his parents while he was a seaman aboard the USS Augusta on its official rip to St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1866-1867.

John Ennis Papers, 1935-2016 (mostly 1967-2016)

C1563 79 boxes 31.5 linear feet
Consists of writings, editorial files, correspondence, teaching materials, and other professional working files of Irish poet John Ennis (1944- ), including drafts of his published poetry and unpublished work from the late 1960s through 2016, editorial files related to anthologies of Irish and Canadian poetry he edited between 2002 and 2009, and materials documenting the activities of the Irish arts organization Poetry Ireland and its journal Poetry Ireland Review from its inception in 1978 through the 1990s.

Princeton University Library Collection of Mary Shepard and P. L. Travers Materials, 1900s (mostly 1960-1996)

COTSEN2 7 boxes 2 items 11.0 linear feet
A collection of correspondence, sketches, proofs, notes, personal writing, photographs, and legal documents related to the life and careers of P. L. Travers (1899-1996) and Mary Shepard (1909-2000).

American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 2, Subject Files Series, 1947-1995

MC001-02-03 499 boxes 2 items
The American Civil Liberties Union Records document the activities of the Union in protecting individual rights from 1920 through 1995. The files contain materials on freedom of speech, expression, and association; due process of law; equality before the law; legal case files; and organizational records. Within these categories files reflect subject areas such as academic freedom, censorship, racial discrimination, aliens' rights, privacy concerns, labor concerns, amnesty, and government loyalty and security. The files reflect work on litigation, advocacy and public policy, and subject files on various areas of interest connected with civil liberties. Materials include correspondence, court documents, memoranda, printed matter, minutes, reports, briefs, and legal files. Also included are materials from ACLU affiliate organizations, and the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee. Subgroup 2, Series 3 has been digitized and is available for members of the Princeton community to view here. To view the database from outside Princeton University, please see the Guide to the American Civil Liberties Union Records.

Charles Ethrige Minton Papers, 1954-1976

WC125 19 boxes 9.10 linear feet
A former lawyer in St. Louis, Missouri, Minton moved to New Mexico to work among the Indians. His subsequent positions include State Supervisor of the Writer's Program of the Works Progress Administration, Executive Director of the State Commission on Indian Affairs, and Executive Secretary of the New Mexico Association on Indian Affairs. Consists of correspondence and papers of Minton.

Paul Cavicchia Collection of American Ships' Photographs, 1860-1929

C1281 1 box 1.25 linear feet
Consists of approximately 325 photographs (mostly copies) of American vessels, including steamboats, river and ferry boats, and ocean liners, that sailed from the 1860s to the 1920s, collected by Paul Cavicchia.
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5"x7" Prints, 1860-1929

Sorted alphabetically by name of ship at time of photograph. List of ships' names, most preceded with S.S. or U.S.S.: Acajulta, Acropolis, Adams, Alaska, Alliance, Algiers, Almirante, Altar, American, Annapolis, Antilles, A[penas] , Arabian (and Manchurian Prince), Aragon, Aragon Sevilla, Assyria, Atlas, Aurania, Aztec, Bay Queen, Beacon, Belgenland, Belgic, Bellingham, Bermuda, Black Hawk, Bluefields, Boston, Bowden, Britannica, British Princess, Calabria, Calawaii, Caledonia, Calgarian, Campania, Camor, Canadian, Canonicus, Cape May, Caracas, Cephalonia (2 pics), Cerarea, Cherokee, Chester, Chippewa, Choluteca, Chrystenah, City of Alpena, City of Berlin, City of Chester, City of Chicago, City of Hickman, City of Honolulu II, City of Lawrence, City of Lowell, City of Macon, City of Montreal (2 pics of 2 different ships), City of New York (2 pics of 2 different ships), , City of Norwalk, City of Norwich, City of Panama, City of Paris, City of Peking, City of Rome (2 pics of 2 different ships), City of Toledo, City of Troy, Colon, Colonial, Columba, Comal, Constantinople, Conte Rosso, Cordore, Coy, Cromwell, Cuba, Dewitt Clinton, Duilio, E. Luckenbach (2 pics), Edgewater, El Alba, El Monte, Esperanza, Express, F.C. Latrobe, F.J. Luckenbach (2 pics), Fairfax, Federal Hill, Florida, Floridian, Flushing, Fort Hamilyon, Fort Jackson, Fowler, Frederick Luckenbach, Gallia, Gen. Spencer, Gen. Valde, George Wahington (2 pics), George W. Clyde, Glen Island, Gothland, Grand Island, Grecian, Grosser Kurfurst, Hampton Roads, Hampton Roads of Norfolk, Hanover, Hattie Luckenbach, Havana, Hawaian, Hazel Dollar, Heredia, Honolulan, Horicon, Housatonic, Huron, Industry, J.E. Gorman, Justin, Kensington, Keo Kuck, Kui Kuck, Korea, Lady of the Lake, Lafayette, Lakina, Lapland, Little Silver, L. Luckenbach, Louisianian, Lutzon, Mala, Maliko, Mana, Manauense, Manuel Calvo, Maraval, Mariposa, Martha Washington, Maryland, Mascotte, Matura, Mercy, Merion (2 pics), Michigan, Middlesex, Minneapolis, Minnesotan, Minnetonka, Miraflores, Missanabie, Mississippi, Missourian, Mohican, Moltke, Monroe, Montanan, Monterey, Montserret, Morro Castle, Mount hope, Mount McKinley, Mount Washinton (2 pics), Mount Vernon, Musa, Natchez, Nebraskan, Nehasane, Nence, Nevadon, New England, New Rochelle, Newburgh, North Western, Nottingham, Oduna, Olinda Habana, Oopack, Oregonian, Orleans, Pains der Nederlanden Amsterdam, Paloma, Panama (2 pics of 2 different ships), Pannonia, Philadelphia (2 pics of 2 different ships), Ponce, Port Chester, Prairie, President Fillmore, Prince Albert, Princess Anne, Princess Irene, Princess Matoika, Principello, Prospero, Quebec, Queen, Queen of the Angels, R.R. Hudson, Republic, Richard Peck (2 pics), Rio de Janeiro, Roanoke, Robert Dollar, Rosedale, Sachem, Sagamore, San Jose, San Mateo, Sandy Hook, Santa Cruz, Santa Elisa, Saratoga (2 pics of 2 different ships), Saturnia, Seminole, Seneca, Sierra, Sixaola, Solace, Southhampton, Springfield, Stephano, Sterling, Susquehanna, Sutherland, Sylvia, T.J. Potter, Tacoma, Talahassee, Tanana, Tegucigalfa, Templemore, Thomas Clyde, Thomas S. Brennan, Titanic, Tivives, Topa Topa, Trojan, Turrialba, Tuscunia, Union, Valencia, Vermont, Virginia, Warren, Washington, Williamsport, Yorick, Zeppelin, Zulia, and 2 unidentified boats on the Hudson and in Gettysburg

Douglas Goldring Collection, 1926-1960

C1066 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence of Douglas Goldring, English writer and journalist.

Max Beerbohm Caricatures, 1900

C0324 1 box 1.3 linear feet
Consists of six original drawings by English parodist Sir Max Beerbohm: caricatures of Sir Arthur W. Pinero, Harry Furniss, William Watson, Stephen Phillips, Hall Caine, and the Prince of Wales (Edward VII).
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Samuel Beach Family Collection, 1783-1884

C1006 2 boxes 1.95 linear feet
Consists of eighteenth-century correspondence and documents of Princeton graduate (Class of 1783) Samuel Beach and mostly 19th-century material relating to the Beach and Jones families.

Gay and lesbian issues in Chile, I, 1991-2001

LAE057 213 items
This microfilm consists primarily of pamphlets, declarations, flyers and posters issued between 1991 and 2001 by organizations concerned with gay, lesbian and transgender issues and advocacy in Chile.

Herbert Trench Correspondence with Joseph Holbrooke, 1907-1913

C1238 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of letters by the Irish poet and playwright Herbert Trench to the English composer Joseph Holbrooke.

W. H. Auden Collection, 1941-1952

C1214 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs of the Anglo-American poet W. H. Auden, one of the most acclaimed poets of the 20th century.

A. Kasphikis Photographs Collection, circa 1890

C1244 1 box 1 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of photographs by Greek photographer A. Kasphikis. Included are portraits of men and women of Corfu, Greece, in traditional dress.
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Stone Seals Collection, 3000BCE-500

C0849 1 box 5 items
Consists of 244 stones used in Mesopotamia and adjacent areas of the ancient Near East from prehistoric times to make impressions in clay, particularly seals on clay tablets and their envelopes.

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.

American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 3, Printed and Audiovisual Materials Series, 1918-2006 (mostly 1978-2006)

MC001-03-06 34 boxes
The Printed and Audiovisual Materials series contains the published works of the ACLU, including publications, audio recordings, and videos. These include educational materials published by the ACLU, newsletters, press releases, and public appearances and interviews with ACLU staff.

Giōrgos Vakalo Papers, 1901-1999

C0921 21 boxes 11.5 linear feet
The Giōrgos Vakalo Papers consists primarily of papers by and relating to the Greek painter and stage designer George Vakalo (1902-1991). Included are autograph and typed manuscripts of Vakalo's notes, talks, articles, interviews, TV or radio productions, artwork, as well as his correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and printed matter, such as exhibition art catalogs, magazines, and clippings. Of particular importance are the hundreds pieces of his artwork in a variety of media (ink, pencil, watercolor, conté crayon, engravings) and on a variety of supports (paper, carton, and canvas).

John W. H. Simpson Photograph Collection, 1975-1993 and undated

AC179 15 boxes
John W. H. Simpson was a member of the Princeton University class of 1966. Consists of negatives, contact sheets, and slides of John W. H. Simpson's photographs of Princeton.

Princeton University Library Collection of Robert Bridges Materials, 1896-1939

C0209 12 boxes 4.8 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and miscellany pertaining to Robert Bridges' editorial work at Charles Scribner's Sons, as well as material relating to Princeton (particularly his Class of 1879 and the Princeton Club of New York), the Century Club, and the Coffee House Club, in all of which Bridges was an active member.

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 ).

William Faulkner Collection, 1932-1961

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

Ottavio Falconieri Papers, 1661-1674

C1305 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of the Italian humanist and cleric Ottavio Falconieri (1636-1675). Included are thirteen manuscripts (either autograph drafts or secretarial copies) of texts mostly written in Rome, 1661-74, and 135 autograph drafts and secretarial copies of outgoing letters from Falconieri to Cardinal Francesco Barberini (1597-1679) and others, chiefly written from Brussels between February 1673 and December 1674.

A. Jacobi Papers, 1794-1955 (mostly 1880-1919)

C0724 6 boxes 2.3 linear feet
The A. Jacobi Papers consists of offprints of writings and lectures, correspondence, memorials, and other miscellanea of the German physician, pediatrician, author, and first professor of children's diseases in the United States Abraham Jacobi (1830-1919).

Benjamin Taylor Collection of Philip Roth Materials, 1951-2017 (mostly 1987-2014)

C1609 6 linear feet 5 boxes
Consists of a group of writings and speeches, biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, and medical records of American author Philip Roth (1933-2018) collected by his close friend and literary collaborator Benjamin Taylor (1952- ).
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"An Open Letter to Wikipedia", 2012 August 10

Includes a packed of materials assembled by Roth for his biographer, including a printout draft, with copied annotations, of Roth's open letter to Wikipedia regarding the entry on The Human Stain (17 pages), as well as a draft of "The Facts about Coleman Silk: A Supplement to 'An Open Letter to Wikipedia'" (16 pages), and a cover letter titled "On Wikipedia's 'Facts'" (3 pages).

Kurt Weitzmann Papers, 1930-1991

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

Archives of Henry Holt and Company, 1859-1981 (mostly 1890-1943)

C0100 191 boxes 435 Volumes 133 linear feet
Henry Holt was a prominent publisher in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection consists of correspondence and manuscripts of authors published by the company, various bookkeeping records, and a collection of photographs, publicity materials, and clippings about Robert Frost.

F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers, 1897-1944

C0187 32.45 linear feet in 61 containers
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers (C0187) is a comprehensive literary archive containing the original manuscripts, working drafts, corrected galleys, personal and professional correspondence, autobiographical scrapbooks, photographs, and other original materials of F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), Princeton Class of 1917.

Rev. Alford Kelley Collection, 1886-1927

C1101 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts of sermons, verse, and crossword puzzles by Rev. Alford Kelley, a Presbyterian minister in Baltimore, Maryland.

John and Joseph Cabell Breckinridge Letters, 1808-1837

C1020 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters by brothers John and Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, both early 19th-century graduates of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton).

Richard A. Musgrave Papers, 1874-2008 (mostly 1999-2006)

MC236 8 boxes
Richard Abel Musgrave (1910-2007) was a leading 20th-century economist whose work transformed the field of public finance. Consists of the professional files of Richard A. Musgrave.

Words Press Records, 1970-2018

C1651 4.2 linear feet 5 boxes
Words Press is a British publishing imprint specializing in poetry that has been operated by Julian Nangle (1947- ) since the 1970s. The collection includes extensive correspondence with authors, publishers, and booksellers, submission and proof copies and other publishing materials related to serials produced by the press, author files, prospectuses and ephemera related to other small publishers, and administrative records.
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A-J, 1970-2018

Includes correspondence with Lyman Andrews, Denys Val Baker, Kenneth Baker, Nicholas Baker, George Barker, Julian Barnes, Emily Bearn, John Bell, Asa Benveniste, Anne Beresford, Sir John Betjeman, B. C. Bloomfield, Wilfrid Blunt, Martin Booth, Edgar Bowers, Richard Box, William Boyd, Glynn Boyd Harte, Jaroslav Bradac, Eve Branson, Richard Branson, Andreas Brown, Carter Burden, Jim Burns, Richard Burns, Nigel Burwood, Michael C. Caine, Sebastian Carter, Lucy Cawthron, Douglas Chambers, Jean-Louis Chevalier, Leonard Clarke, Douglas Cleverdon, Alan Clodd, Bob Cobbing, Margie Cohen, Vernon Coleman, Bruton Connors, William Cookson, Guy Cooper, Pierre Couistillas, Robert Cross, Andrew Crozier, Neil Curry, Ivor Cutler, Peter Dale, Michael De-la-Noy, Nick Dennys, Peter Dent, Jane Deverson, Patrick Dickinson, Peter F. Du Sautoy, Anthony Edkins, Royston Ellis, Gavin Eward, Ruth Fainlight, Peter Fallon, James Fergusson, Michael Ffolkes, Evelyn Fieuf-Henri, Michael Ffinch, Peter Finch, Hans Fletcher, Bryan Forbes, Clare Foges, John Fowles, Christina Foyle, Clive Francis, Antonia Fraser, John Fuller, Patrick Garland, Phillida Gili, Allen Ginsberg, Joseph Gold, Giles Gordon, Robert Greacen, Lizze Graves, Richard Perceval Graves, Tomas Graves, William Graves, John Greening, Harry Guest, Thom Gunn, Deirdre Gunnison-Wiseman, Jack Hagstrom, Michael Hamburger, James Hanley, Adrian Harrngton, Lee Harwood, Michael Hastings, Norman Hidden, Vera Hitchcock, Peter Hoida, David Holbrook, Bill Hoffer, Glenn Horowitz, Michael Horowitz, Olwyn Hughes, Patrick Hughes, G. E. Hutchinson, Nick Hughes, Ted Hughes, Elspeth Huxley, H. Montgomery Hyde, Nicki Jackowska, Alan Jackson, Rosie Jackson, Tom Jackson, David Jaffin, Clive James, Peter Jay, and David Jones.

Thomas Craig Correspondence, 1882-1899

C1040 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence of the nineteenth-century American mathematician Thomas Craig on various mathematical subjects.
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Office of the Controller Records, 1769-2009 (mostly 1921-2009)

AC161 70 boxes 173 Volumes
Established in 1920, the Office of the Controller is responsible for the preparation of the University's annual audited financial statements, as well as financial and tax reports to several government agencies including the Internal Revenue Service. Consists of records produced by the Office of the Controller that document University financial matters.

F. Anstey Collection, 1884-1920

C1068 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence of Thomas Anstey Guthrie ("F. Anstey"), a popular British writer of humorous fantasy novels.
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Harry Dexter White Papers, 1895-2000 (mostly 1935-1948)

MC140 17 boxes 1 folder 2 items
Harry Dexter White (1892-1948) was an economist with expertise in international finance and monetary issues. White served in the United States Department of the Treasury from 1934 to 1946, rising to the position of Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, and was one of the principal architects of the Bretton Woods agreements in 1944 that established the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. White's papers document his service in the Department of the Treasury and include correspondence and memoranda, notes, and writings.

José Emilio Pacheco Papers, circa 1940s-2010s

C1619 58 boxes
Consists of the papers (circa 1940s-2010s) of Mexican poet, essayist, novelist and short story writer, José Emilio Pacheco. Materials include notebooks, diaries and journals, writings, correspondence, printed materials, and other items.

Ebenezer Foote Papers, 1766-1925 (mostly 1785-1829)

C0430 13 boxes 5.1 linear feet
Ebenezer Foote (1756-1829) was a cattle agent for the Continental Army's Commissary Department during the American Revolutionary War, a merchant, a land agent, a politician, and a judge in New York State. Foote's papers date from 1766 to 1925, with the majority dating from 1785 to his death in 1829, and primarily document his land agency business in Delhi, Delaware County, New York. In addition to the land and financial records related to his business, the collection also contains some legal records, records documenting Foote's work as inspector of cattle for the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and limited family records.

Edward and Maude Ottley Collection of W. E. Gladstone Correspondence, 1841-1908

C0916 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
This collection consists of correspondence of Gladstone (and related persons) collected by Edward and Maude Ottley. In addition to letters by prominent government officials and statesmen, a number of literary and artistic figures are represented, including Robert Browning, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Samuel Langhorne Clemens ("Mark Twain"), Charles Lutwidge Dodgson ("Lewis Carroll"), Kate Greenaway, Joseph Joachim, Andrew Lang, James Russell Lowell, Robert Bulwer Lytton, George MacDonald, Sir John Everett Millais, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, John Ruskin, George Augustus Sala, Anthony Trollope, Mrs. Humphry Ward, and Charlotte M. Yonge.

Cameron Family Papers, 1805-1947 (mostly 1850-1945)

C0355 83 boxes 56 linear feet
The Cameron Family Papers consist primarily of the correspondence and writings of former Princeton University professors Henry Clay Cameron (1827-1906) and his son, A. Guyot Cameron (1864-1947), with some correspondence relating to Henry C. Cameron's wife, Wilhelmina "Mina" Louise Cécile Chollet (1832-1908). There is also a significant amount of Cameron family photographs as well as some documents, printed matter, and ephemera relating to Princeton University. Famed Swiss-American geologist, geographer, and Princeton professor Arnold Henry Guyot (1807-1884), a relative of the Cameron family through marriage, is also represented in the collection through classroom maps, correspondence, a journal, and printed articles and lectures by and about Guyot. Most of the materials in the collection are professional in nature.

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.

Vardaman Collection, 1881-1927

TC089 8 boxes 4 linear feet
Mansel V. Boyle (1877-1945) was a popular vaudeville performer best known by the stage name Vardaman. Active on the vaudeville circuit from 1901 through 1925, Vardaman was billed as a female impersonator, often appearing on programs as "Vardaman, the Gay Deceiver" or "Vardaman, the Auburn-haired Beauty." The collection consists of papers of Vardaman, including personal and business correspondence, appointment books, route sheets, contracts, scripts, photographic materials, clippings, and playbills, as well as photographs and printed materials documenting other vaudeville, minstrel, and burlesque performers active from the 1880s through the 1920s.

James M. Beck Papers, 1787-1936 (mostly 1880-1936)

MC007 41 boxes
The James Beck papers consist primarily of correspondence, articles, addresses and scrapbooks which document Beck's career as lawyer, Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney, Assistant Attorney General, Solicitor General of the United States, a Republican member of Congress, author, and public speaker.