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Arthur von Briesen Papers, 1895-1929 (mostly 1905-1920)

MC034 12 boxes
The papers housed in the Arthur von Briesen Papers document the later years of Arthur von Briesen (1843-1920), a New York City lawyer and philanthropist. Von Briesen, a German-American patent lawyer, served as President of the Legal Aid Society of New York (1889-1916), and as president of the Alliance of Legal Aid Societies of America. Aside from emphasizing his work with the Legal Aid Society, the papers also highlight a variety of other areas--professional, political, and philanthropic--actively pursued by von Briesen. The papers illuminate the passionate side of von Briesen in the private correspondence with his family and others, as well as his cultural interests and engagement within the German-American community of New York City.

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

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

Edward S. Corwin Papers, circa 1860-1961 (mostly 1920-1958)

MC012 24 boxes
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This collection contains correspondence, speeches, lecture notes, writings, and photographs of Edward S. Corwin, a noted constitutional scholar who taught at Princeton University for much of his academic career. Nationally-known and widely published, Corwin consulted with many other academics as well as politicians involved with constitutional issues, most notably when he publicly supported Franklin D. Roosevelt's Supreme Court reorganization ("court packing") plan.

Fight for Freedom, Inc. Records, 1922-1942 (mostly 1939-1942)

MC025 80 boxes 1 folder
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Fight for Freedom, Inc. (FFF), a national citizen's organization established in April 1941, was a leading proponent of full American participation in World War II. Believing that the war was a threat to American freedom and security, FFF boldly and vehemently championed the interventionist cause, advocating that all necessary measures must be taken to insure the defeat of Adolf Hitler and the German Army. In addition, FFF worked to preserve fundamental American freedoms at home. An offshoot of the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, FFF was supported by average citizens, as well as prominent educators, labor leaders, authors and playwrights, clergy, stage and screen actors, newspaper men, and politicians. Acting as a clearinghouse for information related to American intervention in World War II, FFF monitored the activities of the leading isolationist organization, the America First Committee, and many of its key individuals such as Charles A. Lindbergh, Burton Wheeler, and Gerald Nye. From its headquarters in New York City, FFF spread its message through an extensive network of state and local branches, as well as through heavy reliance on local newspaper editors supportive of the interventionist cause. Pearl Harbor effectively ended the isolationist-interventionist debate, and by early 1942 FFF had disbanded.

Karl S. Twitchell Papers, 1911-1967

MC171 33 boxes 1 folder
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Karl S. Twitchell was an American mining engineer who conducted extensive surveys in the Middle East, Europe, and South America between 1915 and the 1950s. His papers document the span of his career, particularly his interest in the Middle East, and include correspondence, journals, notes, reports, writings, topical files, photographs, and maps. Personal documents and correspondence with family and associates are also contained.

Fund for the Republic Records, 1928-1964 (mostly 1952-1961)

MC059 210 boxes 2 items
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The Records of the Fund for the Republic document the activities of the Fund for the Republic, Inc. and its defense of civil rights and civil liberties from 1952 through 1961. The records provide an invaluable look at the Fund's struggle to uphold the basic principles of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights during the years of McCarthyism and its aftermath.

Archives of John Day Company, 1926-1969

C0123 570 boxes 239.4 linear feet
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The collection consists of editorial correspondence and some business material of the American publisher.

Franklin Book Programs Records, 1920-1978 (mostly 1952-1977)

MC057 302 boxes 1 folder
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The Records of the Franklin Book Programs document the activities of the organization from its inception in 1952 to its dissolution in 1978. For 26 years, Franklin assisted developing countries in the creation, production, distribution, and use of books and other educational materials. Its efforts were based on the premise that through wider and improved education, underdeveloped nations could better utilize their human resources to help eliminate hunger, poverty, overpopulation, and economic paralysis.

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).

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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Mauricio Wacquez Papers, 1957-1983

C0258 14 boxes 5.30 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of Chilean novelist Mauricio Wacquez.

Joseph Frank Correspondence, 1930-2013 (mostly 1950-1987)

C1515 22 boxes 8.4 linear feet
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Joseph Frank (1918-2013) was an American literary scholar best known for his five-volume biography of Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky, which he began in the early 1970s and completed in 2002. The collection consists of his personal and professional correspondence, including with Elizabeth Bishop, Yves Bonnefoy, Pierre Bourdieu, Ralph Ellison, Carlos Fuentes, Irving Howe, James Laughlin, Richard W. B. Lewis, Mary McCarthy, Allen Tate, and other writers, artists, and academics, as well as some family correspondence, writings, personal documents, and printed materials.

Plural Editorial Files, 1971-1976

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

Vuelta Editorial Files, 1972-1998 (mostly 1976-1998)

C1480 17 boxes 7.0 linear feet
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The Vuelta Editorial Files is comprised of the publishing files of Vuelta (1976-1998), the Mexican journal of literature, politics, art, and cultural commentary. Includes author files, correspondence between editors, writers, translators, scholars, and rights publishing companies, and administrative and project files. Includes original and photocopy typescript and handwritten manuscript submissions of articles, interviews, translations, narrative, and poetry. Related research materials such as press clippings and printed material are also found in the author files and correspondence. Included in the files are documents relating to Encuentro Vuelta - El Siglo XX: La Experiencia de la Libertad, a televised conference series program organized by Vuelta in 1990 about the rise of socialism in Eastern Europe. Series 6 includes various booklets and speech materials from the Nobel Prize ceremony in 1990, the year Octavio Paz was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Eileen B. Simpson Papers, 1941-1991 (mostly 1979-1991)

C0834 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists of papers primarily related to Eileen Simpson's book, Poets in their Youth: A Memoir, about her married years with poet John Berryman.

Peter A. Bien Papers, 1902-2016

C1527 16 archival boxes and 1 oversize box boxes
The collection consists of Peter Bien's original incoming correspondence with writers, scholars, and friends (circa 1958-2016), including Thomas Hart Benton, Kimon Friar, Nikos Kazantzakis, C. Day Lewis, Yannis Ritsos, and C. P. Snow, along with along with his working files on the Greek novelist Nikos Kazantzakis (1883-1957), comprising nine binders of photocopied letters of Kazantzakis (1902-1939) that Bien collected from other libraries and private collections. There are also nine photocopied Kazantzakis's own notebooks; Bien's notebooks (general and miscellaneous) containing clippings and other materials that relate to Kazantzakis's works and career; notebooks containing Bien's reading notes from secondary and primary materials or both; small notebooks with material he read. There are also typescripts; a copy of Kazantzakis's "Vios kai politeia tou Alexē Zorba" with marginal notes by Bien and three printed bibliographies: Katsimpalē bibliography N. Kazantzakē A 1906-1948, Perantonakē bibliography N. Kazantzakē 1973-2002, and Mantatophoros #5 November 1974. There are also two small file boxes.
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Archivo de Elena Garro, 1932-1998

C0827 7.21 linear feet (15 containers)
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El archivo de Elena Garro contiene manuscritos, correspondencia, cuadernos, diarios, fotografías, material impreso y un diario de la escritora mexicana Elena Garro (1916-1998). También se incluye correspondencia y documentos personales de la hija de Garro, la poeta Helena Paz Garro (1939-2014).

Office of the President Records: Christopher L. Eisgruber Subgroup, 2008-2017 (mostly 2013-2017)

AC470 7 boxes
The Office of the President Records: Christopher L. Eisgruber Subgroup contains acknowledgment letters for gifts to annual giving, reunion funds, scholarship funds, capital projects and other university efforts.

Princeton University Center For Energy & Environmental Studies Technical Reports, 1972-1999

ENG021 283 Volumes 1.0 linear feet
Consists of technical reports created by the Center for Energy & Environmental Studies. The Center has been integrated in the Princeton Environmental Institute in early 2000s.

Undergraduate Alumni Records, 1921-2008

AC199 801 boxes 2 items
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Consists of individual files of former undergraduate students of Princeton University, compiled by the Bureau of Alumni Information. Material in each file varies greatly but most include the names of relatives, notable achievements at Princeton and post-graduation, news items, address updates, and obituaries.

Bernard Flexner Papers, 1882-1946 (mostly 1917-1943)

MC056 20 boxes 1 folder
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Bernard Flexner, a lawyer, philanthropist and Zionist leader, was an early supporter of the juvenile court movement. Contains the personal papers of Flexner, including diaries and letters to his sister Mary while he served with the American Red Cross Commission to Romania (1917) and as counsel for the Zionist delegation to the Paris Peace Conference (1918-1919); material concerning Albert Einstein, Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Sacco-Vanzetti trial record, and the juvenile court system of the early 1900s; and miscellaneous correspondence.

Dennis E. Puleston Papers, 1961-1980

WC012 68 boxes 73.04 linear feet
Consists of works, correspondence, photographs, a journal (1962), maps, computer tapes, and printed matter of Puleston, a professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota.

Alfonso Ortiz Papers, 1926-1993 (mostly 1960-1989)

WC126 86 boxes 82.5 linear feet
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Consists of personal, professional, and academic papers of the Pueblo anthropologist Alfonso Ortiz (1939-1997), including correspondence, working files, and materials related to the Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA).

Quarterly Review of Literature (QRL) Records, 1943-2000

C0862 60 boxes 26.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of the issue and correspondence files of the independent literary journal of the same name that was founded in 1943 by Warren Carrier, and co-edited and published from 1944-1999 by the husband and wife team of poet and former Princeton professor Theodore (Ted) and editor and author Renée Weiss. Also present in the collection are manuscripts of, and associated material from, eleven of Theodore Weiss's thirteen published books of poetry.

Undergraduate Academic Files, Series 6, 1970-1979

AC198-06 187 boxes
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This collection consists of the individual academic files of former undergraduate students of Princeton University. The files contain grades, transcripts, and other information relating to the subject's academic career.

Donald and Robert M. Dodge Collection of Mary Mapes Dodge, 1814-1961 (mostly 1866-1936)

C0113 14 boxes 5.00 linear feet
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Mary Mapes Dodge was an author and editor of St. Nicholas magazine. This collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, financial records, and photographs of Mary Mapes Dodge, as well as an unfinished biography of her by Spencer Mapes.

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.

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.

Theater Photographs Collection, 1901-1976 (mostly 1925-1955)

TC090 133 boxes
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The Theater Photographs Collection contains still photographs of American actors and actresses as well as scenes from plays and includes clippings and printed matter.

George Cruikshank Collection, 1782-1894 (mostly 1825-1878)

C0256 35 boxes 192 items 19.5 linear feet
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The collection integrates numerous accessions of English artist and caricaturist George Cruikshank material, including large amounts of correspondence as well as original drawings and sketches.

William L. Dayton Papers, 1791-1897 (mostly 1861-1864)

C0023 6 boxes
William Lewis Dayton, Princeton Class of 1825, served as U.S. senator (1841-1850) and U.S. minister to France (1861-1864). His papers are largely from his years in France and consist of diplomatic dispatches, legation accounts, personal correspondence, documents pertaining to household affairs in Paris (insurance policies, leases, etc.), and material relating to his sudden death. Also included is a box of correspondence to and from his son, William Lewis Dayton Jr., Princeton Class of 1858, along with other papers concerning other members of the family.

Taos Blue Lake Collection, 1947 - 1972 (mostly 1954-1970)

MC106 24 boxes
Taos Pueblo lost thousands of acres of land as well as Taos Lake, a sacred Pueblo shrine, when Carson National Forest was created in 1906. After a sixty-four year fight, the government returned the land to the Pueblo. This collection brings together four discrete collections: the papers of Barbara Greene Kilberg, a White House Presidential Fellow at the time of the dispute; the papers of Corinne Locker, secretary to Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA) president Oliver LaFarge (1901-1963) and later AAIA Southwest Field Secretary; the papers of Rufus G. Poole, regional attorney for the AAIA in New Mexico, and the papers of William G. Schaab, an Albuquerque attorney who became involved in the fight in 1967.
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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.

Undergraduate Academic Files, Series 3, 1940-1949

AC198-03 64 boxes
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This collection consists of the individual academic files of former undergraduate students of Princeton University. The files contain grades, transcripts, and other information relating to the subject's academic career.

Honorary Degree Records, 1749-1991

AC106 25 boxes
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Consists of files pertaining to honorary degree recipients throughout Princeton University's history.

Undergraduate Academic Files, Series 9, 2000-2009

AC198-09 248 boxes
This collection consists of the individual academic files of former undergraduate students of Princeton University. The files contain grades, transcripts, and other information relating to the subject's academic career.

Graduate Alumni Records, 1960-1989

AC105-04 269 boxes
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The records consist of the academic files of former graduate students of Princeton University. The information contained in each file varies greatly but can include grades cards, Graduate School applications, a photograph of the student, letters of recommendation, as well as biographical information, lists of achievements, news clippings, and obituaries.
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Undergraduate Academic Files, Series 8, 1990-1999

AC198-08 222 boxes
This collection consists of the individual academic files of former undergraduate students of Princeton University. The files contain grades, transcripts, and other information relating to the subject's academic career.

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.

Arthur S. Link Papers, 1940s-1992

MC182 106 boxes
Arthur S. Link was an author, editor, scholar and publisher, but is best known as the leading historian on Woodrow Wilson and for his leadership over the publication of Wilson's papers. This collection consists of the personal papers of Link, which includes articles, correspondence, notes, office files, and presidency records of the American Historical Association.

James Ramsey Ullman Papers, 1915-1971 (mostly 1935-1970)

C0268 111 boxes 37.03 linear feet
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Consists of the extant papers of James Ramsey Ullman (Princeton Class of 1929), American novelist, theatrical producer, world traveler, and mountain climber. Included are manuscripts of most of his major works, many shorter works, correspondence, and subject files.

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.

Archives of Form Magazine, 1965-1974

C1489 7 boxes 2.8 linear feet
Form was an international magazine focused on concrete poetry and kinetic art. Three Cambridge-educated academics, Philip Steadman, Mike Weaver, and Stephen Bann, edited the magazine and produced ten issues from 1966 to 1969. The collection includes extensive correspondence between editors, subscribers, and contributors, along with editorial, financial, and administrative files spanning the entire existence of the magazine.

Graduate Alumni Records, 1930-1959

AC105-03 114 boxes
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The records consist of the academic files of former graduate students of Princeton University. The information contained in each file varies greatly but can include grades cards, Graduate School applications, a photograph of the student, letters of recommendation, as well as biographical information, lists of achievements, news clippings, and obituaries.
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Faculty and Professional Staff files, Subgroup 7: H, 1764-2014

AC107-07 312 boxes
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Princeton University's Dean of the Faculty is the senior administrator responsible for the quality and well-being of the faculty and professional staff of the university. The collection consists of personnel files for nearly every individual at one time employed as a member of Princeton University's faculty or professional staff.

Donald Ross Hamilton Papers, 1946-1970

C0370 13 boxes
Conists of selected papers of Princeton physicist Donald Ross Hamilton.

Graduate Alumni Records, 1990-2022

AC105-05 385 boxes
The records consist of the academic files of former graduate students of Princeton University. The information contained in each file varies greatly but can include grade cards, Graduate School applications, a photograph of the student, letters of recommendation, biographical information, lists of achievements, news clippings, and obituaries.
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Faculty and Professional Staff files, Subgroup 11: N, 1764-2014

AC107-11 220 boxes
Princeton University's Dean of the Faculty is the senior administrator responsible for the quality and well-being of the faculty and professional staff of the university. The collection consists of personnel files for nearly every individual at one time employed as a member of Princeton University's faculty or professional staff.

War Service Bureau Records, 1940-1949

AC014 77 boxes
The records of the War Service Bureau include a wide range of documentation for Princeton men who served in World War II. Materials include biographical, military and school-related information, as well as correspondence between the students and Princeton University staff, faculty and students, and subject files for the War Service Bureau office.