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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.
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Charles W. Yost Papers, circa 1790-2015 (mostly 1930-1980)

MC193 25 boxes
Charles W. Yost (1907-1981) led a varied career as a diplomat, United Nations representative, writer, and scholar. He was a member of the foreign service intermittently between 1930 and 1971, after which time he devoted himself full-time to writing and teaching. Yost's papers document his professional life in the Foreign Service, as well as his time in academia, and include his correspondence, writings, and photographs.

Edward Livingston Papers, 1683-1877 (mostly 1764-1836)

C0280 178 boxes 120 linear feet
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The Edward Livingston Papers document the career of American lawyer, diplomat, statesman, and legal theorist Edward Livingston. The collection also contains domestic, financial, and property records of some three dozen others, mostly members of the Livingston/Beekman branch of the Hudson River Valley Livingstons and the Montgomery, Davezac, Barton, and Hunt families; the family surveyor/agent John Cox, Jr.; and an Albany-area merchant Benjamin French, whose forfeited estate ended up in Edward Livingston's hands for debt collection.

Syllabi and Course Materials Collection, 1826-2005

AC333 33 boxes
The Syllabi and Course Materials Collection brings together original materials from the university archives that document the content of classes taught at Princeton University.
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Series 2: Syllabi Removed from the Princetoniana Collection, 1826-1947

Series 2: Syllabi Removed from the Princetoniana Collection, 1826-1947 (bulk 1850-1920) consists of printed syllabi and lecture notes that at some point were classified as part of the library's Princetoniana collection under call numbers starting with P435. Almost all of the items were printed specifically for use by students in classes at Princeton, and are based on lectures given by Princeton professors. They cover a broad range of subjects, including subjects no longer taught at Princeton, such as Law.
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Series 3: Course Materials removed from Lecture Notes Collection, 1833-1948

These course materials were removed from the Lecture Notes Collection (AC052), as they are not notes taken by students. Some material in this grouping may never have been in the Lecture Notes Collection but was stored together with material that was. Some are professors' notes for lectures, some are problem sets or laboratory instructions kept by students.

Alumni Association Records, 1826-2016

AC048 47 boxes 1 folder
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The Alumni Association of Nassau Hall, Princeton's first official organization of alumni, was founded on commencement day 1826. The collection consists primarily of administrative materials such as correspondence, meeting minutes, notebooks and reports belonging to both national and regional associations and their committees, most from the first half of the 20th century. Also contains newsletters, alumni directories, scrapbooks, reunion-related ephemera, photographs, and materials documenting reunions and alumni organization activities from the late 19th century forward.
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Alumni Association Records, 1826-2016

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The Alumni Association of Nassau Hall, Princeton's first official organization of alumni, was founded on commencement day 1826. The collection consists primarily of administrative materials such as correspondence, meeting minutes, notebooks and reports belonging to both national and regional associations and their committees, most from the first half of the 20th century. Also contains newsletters, alumni directories, scrapbooks, reunion-related ephemera, photographs, and materials documenting reunions and alumni organization activities from the late 19th century forward.
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Series 1: National Organizations, 1827-2011

Series 1: National Organizations, 1826-2008 contains records of the Alumni Association of Nassau Hall, the Committee of Fifty, the Graduate Council and the Alumni Council, as well as the current Alumni Association of Princeton University and its many committees. This series also includes a significant amount of material about reunions.

Ananda K. Coomaraswamy Papers, 1827-1970 (mostly 1917-1947)

C0038 93 boxes
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Ananda K. Coomaraswamy was a noted art historian and champion of Ceylonese and Indian culture. This collection covers a broad spectrum of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy's work in the fields of art history, philosophy, religion, and social criticism.
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Mounted and Oversize Prints, 1827-1947

Unsorted oversize and mounted black-and-white prints, 14x18" and smaller, showing temples, sculptures, and artwork. Most are undated, though some contain detailed captions on the back. Includes photographs of temples and artwork at Sanchi, Agra, Java, Ellora, Mount Abu, Pattadakal and more.
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Photographs of Indic Temples and Artwork, 1827-1969 (mostly 1906-1948)

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This subseries consists primarily of photographs of Indic temples and religious artwork, sculptures, figures, drawings, textiles, jewelry, inscriptions, coins, patterns, dancers, theater actors, and people, primarily from India, and also from Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Cambodia, Java, Siam (Thailand), China, Bali, Afghanistan, Burma, Assyria, Greece, Nepal, Persia (Iran), Tibet, Sumatra, Japan, Korea, Laos, Egypt, Turkey, Bhutan, Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, Morocco, and Nigeria. Photographs show temples and artwork dating from the 3rd century B.C. until the 19th century. Though some photographs were taken by Coomaraswamy, most were collected from miscellaneous photographers, museums, and archaeological institutions, and many are unattributed.
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Photographs, Illustrations, 1827-1969 (mostly 1906-1948)

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Consists primarily of photographs of Indic temples, artwork, and dance, collected by Coomaraswamy as part of his ongoing research on Indian art and religion, and during his long career as a curator at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Some photographs of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy and glass slides are also included. There is also a collection of negatives documenting his travels.

Alfred and Mary Gwinn Hodder Papers, 1875-1941

C0450 86 boxes 36.20 linear feet
The Alfred and Mary Gwinn Hodder Papers consists of writings, correspondence, documents, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed matter of attorney and author Alfred LeRoy Hodder. Also included are similar papers of his wife, Mary Gwinn Hodder, who was a professor of English literature.
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Subseries 2B: Correspondence, 1828-1953

Contains family correspondence with Gwinn's mother, Matilda Bowie Gwinn, her husband's parents, Mahalia Riley and Alfred James Hodder, and other relatives, as well as correspondence with friends and acquaintances, especially M. Cary Thomas, with whom she corresponded writing under many different pet names, Katharine Fullerton and Gordon Hall Gerould, and including correspondence with Gwinn's special Baltimore friends, Bessie King, Mary E. Garrett, Julia Rogers, and Nancy Howard. The correspondence is full of references to Jessie Donaldson Hodder's presence in the lives of the Hodders, as well as references to M. Carey Thomas' reaction to the Gwinn and Hodder relationship.

T. H. Vail Motter Papers, 1901-1970 (mostly 1912-1969)

C0670 10 boxes 7.6 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts and correspondence reflecting the historical and literary interests of American military historian T. H. Vail Motter (Princeton Class of 1922).

Blair Family Papers, 1829-1977 (mostly 1829-1945)

C1569 5 boxes 3.5 linear feet
Consists of a group of family papers and genealogical research collected by members of the Blair family, a prominent political family in the United States in the 19th century. Materials relate to Francis Preston Blair Sr. (1791-1876) and his descendents, including Frank P. (Francis Preston) Blair Jr., Apolline Alexander Blair, Francis Preston Blair III, Andrew A. Blair, James L. Blair, Gist Blair, Emily Blair Henrotin, and others. Included are correspondence, documents, genealogical research, photographs, printed materials, and writings related to politics, military service, family history, and domestic life.
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Blair Family Papers, 1829-1977 (mostly 1829-1945)

Consists of a group of family papers and genealogical research collected by members of the Blair family, a prominent political family in the United States in the 19th century. Materials relate to Francis Preston Blair Sr. (1791-1876) and his descendents, including Frank P. (Francis Preston) Blair Jr., Apolline Alexander Blair, Francis Preston Blair III, Andrew A. Blair, James L. Blair, Gist Blair, Emily Blair Henrotin, and others. Included are correspondence, documents, genealogical research, photographs, printed materials, and writings related to politics, military service, family history, and domestic life.

Julia Burt Atteberry Papers, 1829-1979 (mostly 1911-1973)

C0226 5 boxes 1.8 linear feet
Julia Burt Atteberry was the daughter of Maxwell Struthers Burt (Princeton Class of 1904) and Katharine Newlin Burt, who were both writers and established one of the first "dude" ranches in the West. This collection consists of correspondence between various members of the Burt family and some of their manuscripts, miscellaneous correspondence, documents, and journals.
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Julia Burt Atteberry Papers, 1829-1979 (mostly 1911-1973)

Julia Burt Atteberry was the daughter of Maxwell Struthers Burt (Princeton Class of 1904) and Katharine Newlin Burt, who were both writers and established one of the first "dude" ranches in the West. This collection consists of correspondence between various members of the Burt family and some of their manuscripts, miscellaneous correspondence, documents, and journals.