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Development and Resources Corporation Records, 1936-1980 (mostly 1954-1970)

MC014 923 boxes
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The Development and Resources Corporation (D&R), founded and directed by David E. Lilienthal, operated from 1955 to 1979 and was based in New York City. D&R provided regional economic development services to governments throughout the world, often with a focus on the development of water resources and the construction of dams. Its main project was the development of the Khuzestan region of Iran. D&R's records document its development projects and business operations and include correspondence, contracts, data and maps, proposals and reports, and collected materials about each country.
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Subseries 3A: Administrative Files, 1347-1980

The Administrative Files subseries documents D's management of the development projects in Iran. The majority of the files are composed of correspondence, and also include financial and personnel records, reference materials on Iran, and records pertaining to D's interaction with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and with the Khuzestan Water and Power Authority (KWPA). The subseries also includes the previous finding aid for the Khuzestan Development Program records, written by Thomas Mead of D, which contains descriptions of the content of most folders and information about D's history in Iran. Please note, however, that the records have been re-organized since this finding aid was written.
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Series 3: Khuzestan Development Program (Iran), 1347-1980

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The Khuzestan Development Project (Iran) series contains the records pertaining to D's development work in the Khuzestan Region of Iran from 1956 to 1979, as well as a small number of projects that extended into the rest of the country. The records predominately document D's construction of the Dez Dam and related work with irrigation and agriculture, and also include correspondence files and other records pertaining to the management of the region's development. Please see the subseries descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual subseries.

William H. Tower Philatelic Collection, 1380-1950 (mostly 1700-1949)

C0911 20 boxes 15.4 linear feet
Consists of envelopes both used and unused (also known as covers), letters, postcards, documents, postage stamps, and a variety of other philatelic material from around the world as collected and annotated by the Reverend William Hogarth Tower (1871-1950). The collection spans the topics of English Postal History, United States Postal History, War Covers, Philatelic Miscellany, and Franking.
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William H. Tower Philatelic Collection, 1380-1950 (mostly 1700-1949)

Consists of envelopes both used and unused (also known as covers), letters, postcards, documents, postage stamps, and a variety of other philatelic material from around the world as collected and annotated by the Reverend William Hogarth Tower (1871-1950). The collection spans the topics of English Postal History, United States Postal History, War Covers, Philatelic Miscellany, and Franking.

James A. Baker III Papers, 1957-2011 (mostly 1972-1992)

MC197 340 boxes 4 items
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James A. Baker III served in senior government positions under three United States Presidents and was a central figure in the administrations of Ronald Reagan and George Bush in the 1980s and early 1990s. Baker also led presidential campaigns for Presidents Gerald Ford, Reagan and Bush over the course of five consecutive presidential elections from 1976 to 1992. The papers document nearly every stage of Baker's career, including his work on presidential campaigns, his time as White House Chief of Staff for both Reagan and Bush, and his terms as Secretary of the Treasury under Reagan and Secretary of State under Bush.
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Series 14: Audiovisual Materials, 1405-1994

The Audiovisual series consists of videotapes and sound recordings documenting Baker's career in government and politics. The majority of tapes in the series are VHS videotapes of Baker's appearances on television news programs or recordings of television news stories that include mention of Baker. Some recordings of speeches and public appearances are also available. The videocassettes created between 1988 and 1992, during Baker's years at the State Department, often contain multiple programs or events on a single tape. In addition to the contents list, a more detailed index to the State Department "Master Tapes" is available in Box 262.
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Subseries 1E. Personal Subject Files, 1930-1979

The Personal Subject Files subseries consists of documents related to Baker's charitable work, Princeton alumni activities, and other non-professional matters. Included are personal documents such as Baker's birth certificate and Baker's military and scholastic records, as well as documents and notes relating to Baker's travels to China (to visit George Bush), Africa, and the western United States.
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Series 1: Personal and Legal Career, 1930-1980

The Personal and Legal Career series documents Baker's personal and professional life prior to his involvement in Texas and national politics. The series consists of correspondence, including correspondence with family and friends, diaries and date books, financial documents, legal documents, memos, and correspondence related to Baker's work at Andrews, Kurth, Campbell and Jones law firm, and personal documents such as a birth certificate and scholastic records.

Alexander Autograph Collection, 1527-1937 (mostly 1775-1915)

C0202 3 boxes
Consists of approximately 500 miscellaneous letters relating to the Alexander family of Princeton, N.J., including autograph letters collected by them.
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Politics in Chile I, 1968-2001

LAE070 927 items 1 linear feet
This microfilm consists of monographs, serials, and ephemeral material associated with politics in Chile from 1968 to 2001. The bulk of the material dates from about 1985 on.

Archives of Charles Scribner's Sons, 1786-2004 (mostly 1880-1979)

C0101 1492 boxes 66 items 151 Volumes 750 linear feet
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This collection consists of virtually all of the surviving records of Scribners (1846-1984), the New York City publisher, and reflect aspects of all of its publishing functions (soliciting and acquiring books, editing manuscripts, printing and manufacturing books, advertising and publicizing publications) and business concerns (book and magazine publisher, retail bookstore, subscription books department, educational books department, printing press and bindery, rare books department). Included are files of editorial correspondence with authors, manufacturing records about book production, advertising records, author contracts, a collection of dust jackets, book catalogs, ledgers, and photographs. While there are gaps in most of the series or record groups, there are records representative of all of the firm's former permutations: Baker & Scribner, Charles Scribner & Co., Scribner, Armstrong & Co., Scribner, Armstrong & Welford, Scribner & Co., Charles Scribner's Sons. The bulk of the material (1880s-1970s), however, dates from the period when the publisher bore its most familiar name, "Charles Scribner's Sons." There is also material related to early publishers' organizations and international copyright.

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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General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, 1502-2012

C0140 121 boxes 68.2 linear feet
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Consists of a closed collection of miscellaneous single-item acquisitions that span multiple collecting areas, topics, genres, and time periods. Many materials relate to United States literary, historical, and political figures, including business and personal letters, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and official documents due to the type of materials that were initially added to the collection.
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General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, 1502-2012

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Consists of a closed collection of miscellaneous single-item acquisitions that span multiple collecting areas, topics, genres, and time periods. Many materials relate to United States literary, historical, and political figures, including business and personal letters, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and official documents due to the type of materials that were initially added to the collection.
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Richmond, Mary Almy, "My Mother's Day as Seen through Diaries and Old Letters", 1796-1948

Consists of a biography of Amy White Richmond (1836-1908, née Howland) in the form of a manuscript narrative and handmade scrapbook written and assembled by her daughter, Mary Almy Richmond (1864-1946, later Pressly), recounting her life, times, and family history spanning several generations. The narrative documents Amy White Richmond's life in Massachusetts and, later, Michigan; as well as the story of her role in several well-connected New England and New York families, including the Richmond, Cornell, and Howland families.

John Marshall Harlan Papers, 1884-1972 (mostly 1936-1971)

MC071 685 boxes 1 folder 16 items
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John Marshall Harlan (1899-1971), a distinguished lawyer and jurist, served on the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. Harlan's papers consist of legal materials, correspondence, writings, and personal papers that document his career as an attorney and a judge, especially the period when he was a Supreme Court Justice.

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.