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Collection of Ōdeion Athēnōn 1871 Concert Programs, 1930-1937

C1730 6 folders 0.2 linear feet
The collection contains playbills of the Ōdeion Athēnōn featuring symphony and popular concerts from 1930 to 1937.
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Collection of Press Photographs of African American Civil Rights Leaders and Politicians, 1960s-1980s

C1701 0.2 linear feet 1 box
Consists of a collection of forty-eight publicity and wire service press photographs of African American civil rights leaders and politicians issued between the 1960s and the 1980s.

Collection of Russian Orthodox Missionary School in Jerusalem Materials, circa 1900

C1711 0.25 linear feet 1 box
Consists of a few materials related to a Russian Orthodox school in Jerusalem, including records and teaching items, likely kept by a school instructor or official.
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Collection on Thomas Norman's A Socialist's Faith, 1950-1951

MC130 1 box
Consists of a semi-autobiographical work, A SOCIALIST'S FAITH (1951), by Thomas (Princeton Class of 1905).

Donald Marsden Papers, circa 1960-1971

AC383 8 boxes
Donald A. Marsden was a member of the Princeton class of 1964, a Triangle Club alumnus, and author of the 1968 book The Long Kickline: A History of the Princeton Triangle Club. The collection consists of Marsden's materials related to his published history of the Triangle Club, The Long Kickline, as well as materials documenting his undergraduate experience at Princeton University, and research materials for an unpublished book on F. Scott Fitzgerald.
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Collection on Triangle Club, circa 1965-1968

The collection on Triangle Club consists of Marsden's materials related to his published history of the Triangle Club, The Long Kickline. This series includes manuscript drafts, proofs, indices, correspondence, and audio taped interviews with Triangle Club alumni Frederic Fox '39, Howard Menand, Jr. '36, Alfred Wade '30, and Benjamin Franklin "Uncle Ben" Bunn '07.

Samuel J. Wilson Papers, 1856-1926 (mostly 1860-1886)

C0588 7 boxes 2.8 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, diaries, memorabilia, and printed matter of Samuel J. Wilson, a ninteenth-century clergyman and teacher at the Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny, Pa.

College Republicans Records, 2004-2016

AC441 34 items 1 websites
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The Princeton University College Republicans are the official student group on campus of the National Republican Party. The College Republican Records consist primarily of photographs from College Republican events, campaigning, and social media.

Jacques Roumani Research Files on Libya, circa 1910-1990

C1708 5 linear feet 5 boxes
Consists of research files, primarily government records, of scholar and author Jacques Roumani (1944-2016) on Libya during the period of Italian colonization.
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L. Fiorillo Photographs Collection, circa 1870-1875

C0997 1 box 1.4 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of photographs by the Italian photographer L. Fiorillo.

Glen Shoemaker and Douglas Bates Columbia River Dam Sites Aerial Photographs, 1935 September- 1937 May

C1681 2 linear feet 2 boxes
Consists of 177 silver gelatin aerial photographs taken by civil engineers Glen Walter Shoemaker (1892-1982) and Douglas Bates (1893-1963) for the Portland District U.S. Amry Corps of Engineers documenting the Columbia River during the Great Depression as construction and installation of power generating machinery at the Bonneville Dam project began changing the flow and nature of the river.
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Glen Shoemaker and Douglas Bates Columbia River Dam Sites Aerial Photographs, 1935 September- 1937 May

Consists of 177 silver gelatin aerial photographs taken by civil engineers Glen Walter Shoemaker (1892-1982) and Douglas Bates (1893-1963) for the Portland District U.S. Amry Corps of Engineers documenting the Columbia River during the Great Depression as construction and installation of power generating machinery at the Bonneville Dam project began changing the flow and nature of the river.

D. C. Herrin "Columbia River Scenery" Photographs, circa 1892-1897

C1512 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of 13 mounted albumen card photographs from Oregon photographer D. C. Herrin's "Columbia River Scenery" series that depict various scenes along the river, including views of waterfalls; sites such as The Dalles, the Columbia River Gorge, and Mount Hood; and steamships. Herrin took the photographs via The Dalles, Portland, & Astoria Navigation Company (DP&AN) steamers and via the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company (OR&N) line.
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D. C. Herrin "Columbia River Scenery" Photographs, circa 1892-1897

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Consists of 13 mounted albumen card photographs from Oregon photographer D. C. Herrin's "Columbia River Scenery" series that depict various scenes along the river, including views of waterfalls; sites such as The Dalles, the Columbia River Gorge, and Mount Hood; and steamships. Herrin took the photographs via The Dalles, Portland, & Astoria Navigation Company (DP&AN) steamers and via the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company (OR&N) line.

Committee for the Bicentennial of Nassau Hall Records, 1953-1956 (mostly 1956)

AC191 3 boxes
The Nassau Hall Bicentennial Committee was established to plan the 200th anniversary of Nassau Hall over a two-day period beginning on September 22, 1956. The collection documents the activities of the Committee through correspondence, publications, news articles, and press releases.

William K. Selden Collection on the History of Health Services at Princeton University, 1880-1991

AC006 3 boxes
The William K. Selden Collection on the History of Health Services at Princeton University contains research materials gathered by Selden for the publication, The Heritage of Isabella McCosh (Princeton University Press, 1991). The collections contains drafts, comments on the drafts, photographs, manuscript notes and photocopies of documents made by Selden for the book.

Fundamental Laws and Constitutions of New Jersey, 1664-1961

C0654 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of copies of fundamental legal instruments of government (1664-1961) under which people have lived in New Jersey for the last 300 years, gathered by historian, Julian P. Boyd, for the book Fundamental Laws and Constitutions of New Jersey (1964), which he edited.

Commission on the Future of the College Records, 1970-1973

AC186 3 boxes
The Commission on the Future of the College–known also as the Bressler Commission–was charged in October 1970 with assessing Princeton's undergraduate curriculum. The collection contains Professor Marvin Bressler's records as the chair of the Commission. The collection is comprised of internal and external correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, and student surveys. Bressler was a member of the Department of Sociology at Princeton University from 1963 to 1993, and for twenty years served as its chairman.
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Commission on the Future of the College Records, 1970-1973

The Commission on the Future of the College–known also as the Bressler Commission–was charged in October 1970 with assessing Princeton's undergraduate curriculum. The collection contains Professor Marvin Bressler's records as the chair of the Commission. The collection is comprised of internal and external correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, and student surveys. Bressler was a member of the Department of Sociology at Princeton University from 1963 to 1993, and for twenty years served as its chairman.

George Adams Graham Papers, 1935-1995 (mostly 1935-1964)

MC061 5 boxes
George Adams Graham, faculty member in the Department of Politics at Princeton University from 1935 to 1958, specialized in the field of public administration. He was also active in public life, serving on the Citizens Federal Committee on Education; the Committee on Indian Affairs (a subcommittee of the Hoover Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of Government); the Committee on Public Administration of the Social Science Research Council; and the second Hoover Commission's Task Force on Personnel and Civil Service. His papers consist of reports, notes, correspondence, and subject files from his service in these capacities.

Committee on Safety and Insurance records, 1945-1961

AC145 1 box
The Committee on Safety and Insurance was an administrative organization that dealt with occupational safety and insurance issues throughout University facilities and departments. The records consist of Commitee minutes, accident reports, insurance policies, general subject files, and correspondence.
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Sophia, Electress of Hanover, Letter Book and Commonplace Book, 1659-1706

C1598 1 box
Consists of a letter book with unpublished letters and a commonplace book likely compiled by or for Sophia, Electress of Hanover (1630-1714), granddaughter of James I of England.
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William Vans Murray Collection, 1786-1800

C0484 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of four commonplace books kept by William Vans Murray, an American diplomat and minister to the Netherlands, during the years 1786 to July of 1800.

Roy Heath Class of 1954 Advisee Project Interviews, 1950-1979 (mostly 1950-1954)

AC004 19 boxes
Roy Heath was a member of the Princeton University class of 1939. He later served on the faculty as professor of psychology and was appointed director of a sweeping study of undergraduate education at Princeton, the results of which were published in The Reasonable Adventurer (1964). The collection comprises materials related to a study that Heath, a clinical psychologist, conducted on 36 members of the Class of 1954 during their years at Princeton.

Compton Townsend Correspondence, 1816-1832

C1037 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of early nineteenth-century correspondence between Townsend Compton in London, England, and his relatives and friends in Philadelphia.
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David Schankler Papers on the Vietnam Antiwar Movement, 1967-2013 (mostly 1967-1971)

C1694 .75 linear feet 2 boxes 1 digital file .44 GB
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Consists of various literature, ephemera, correspondence of, and a video interview with, Princeton alumni and anti-war activist David Schankler '71 concerning the antiwar movement of the period 1967-1971 broadly as well as related events and activities at Princeton University while he was a student.
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Concerning Schankler's Involvement in Demonstrations, 1967-1970

Includes a lettter from H. Walter Dodwell offering to accompany Schankler to his hearing regarding his arrest at a demonstration at IDA in the fall of 1967. Schankler was 18 at the time and Princeton University was operating under the notion of "in loco parentis." There is also correspondence from the Judicial Committee of the Princeton University Community regarding Schankler's involvement in a demonstration during a visit in 1970 by Secretary of the Interior Walter Hickel, referred to as the "Hickel Heckle," for which Schankler was placed on disciplinary probation.

Students for Prison Education and Reform Records, 2013-2016

AC429 14 items 73 digital files
Students for Prison Education and Reform (SPEAR) is a student organization that works to empower students to advocate for prison reform on issues such as mass incarceration, educational opportunities for prisoners, solitary confinement, the death penalty, and related issues. The SPEAR records consist of documents used by the leadership team of the organization to advance its mission including meeting minutes, planning documents, documents that outline the goals and aspirations of the organization, and materials relating to the organizational structure of the group.

Gordon Alexander Craig Papers, 1946-1956

AC353 1 box
Gordon Alexander Craig was an American historian specializing in German and diplomatic history who taught at Princeton and Stanford. The Gordon Alexander Craig Papers document several projects the historian was involved with while a professor at Princeton including the Marine Corps History Project for which Craig served as chairman of the editorial board, and the Princeton response to the loyalty oath controversy at the University of California in 1950-1951.

Leo P. Crespi Papers, 1938-1999 (mostly 1940-1985)

MC235 19 boxes
Leo Paul Crespi was a leading public opinion researcher best known for his studies of U.S. prestige abroad. The collection consists primarily of Crespi's public opinion research files and his early research files on gambling addiction.

Constantine Cavafy Photograph Collection, 1865-1933

C1043 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of photographs of the Greek poet Constantine Cavafy and members of his family that were collected by Ben Sonnenberg.
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Constantine Tsaldaris Papers, 1920-1929 (mostly 1921-1922)

C1753 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of an unpublished archive pertinent to Tsaldari's activities as Commander-in-Chief of Crete, Greece during the years 1921-1922. It comprises mainly correspondence, incoming and outgoing, official and personal documents, the political movements of the time, Anti-Venizelist activity (political opponents of Venizelos), speeches, telegrams and generally everything he sent or received during his tenure in Crete.
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Constantine Tsaldaris Papers, 1920-1929 (mostly 1921-1922)

Consists of an unpublished archive pertinent to Tsaldari's activities as Commander-in-Chief of Crete, Greece during the years 1921-1922. It comprises mainly correspondence, incoming and outgoing, official and personal documents, the political movements of the time, Anti-Venizelist activity (political opponents of Venizelos), speeches, telegrams and generally everything he sent or received during his tenure in Crete.
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Documents, 1921-1922

Consists of correspondence, reports, and copies of telegrams regarding political movements from the supporters of Venizelos; a copy of a typescript report from the colonel Zigras; copy of an encrypted telegram regarding a movement of Venizelists on the catalysis of authorities and declaration of Crete as an independent state; draft law on Transportation Fund in Crete; census for Crete; staff directory of public constructions in Crete; Tsaldarēs' personal documents, including bank accounts, communication with the philanthropic organizations (Φιλανθρωπική Αδελφότις Ο Σωτήρ"; official letters from associations in Crete; a typescript of a document sent by the Commander in Chief of Crete to all monastic and parish committees regarding the sale of their estates; and a typescript of a report about an encounter with casualties in Chania.
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Letters, 1921

Consists of incoming letters from several politicians, local officials and many other individuals to Kōnstantinos Tsaldarēs, including the prefects of the cities of Rethymnon and Ērakleion; the mayor of Ērakleion; N. Hēsychakēs; Geōrgios Sp. Merkourēs; Meimarakēs; Markos Katzourakēs; Michaēl K. Spakianakēs; the Minister of Interior; and the Minister of Transportation.

New Jersey Committee for Fair Representation Records, 1960-1966 (mostly 1964-1965)

MC099 3 boxes
The New Jersey Committee for Fair Representation formed in July of 1964 in response to a Congressional effort to circumvent the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Reynolds v. Sims. The New Jersey Committee for Fair Representation document the committee's history through correspondence, reports and miscellaneous files.

William Addison Price Aerial Photographs of U. S. Route 40, 1953-2000 (mostly 1954-1956)

C1717 1.5 linear feet
Consists of William Addison Price's prints, contact sheets, and negatives of U. S. Route 40 and related ephemera.

John Story Gulick Collection of American Statesmen, 1785-1884

C0964 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Consists of autograph letters of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Hancock, Henry Clay, John Quincy Adams, and other American statesmen, collected by John S. Gulick and his wife, Elizabeth Milligan Gulick.
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Cook Almy Ledgers, 1795-1836

C1687 1.6 linear feet 1 box
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This collection consists of three ledgers and a daybook kept by Cook Almy (1765-1861), a white farmer based in Puncatest Neck in Tiverton, Rhode Island, in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Almy's homestead farm was situated on the traditional lands of the Wampanoag (Wôpanâak) people, and many of the customers and employees documented in the ledgers are Wampanoag and/or African American. Entries relate to the operation of a grist mill, masonry and stone sales, lumbering, and spinning and weaving, as well as to Almy's activities as a landlord, raising livestock for sustenance, and selling corn, barley, and other grains.

Cooley Family Papers, 1796-1942

C0409 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of papers relating to the Cooley family of Alexandria, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

Philip Morin Freneau Collection, 1770-1802

C1061 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of Philip Morin Freneau, considered the "poet of the American Revolution."

Paul Ambrose Oliver Collection, 1862-1912

C0534 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists mainly of letters by Civil War Army officer Paul Ambrose Oliver.

Copybook Collection, 1834-1837

AC338 1 box
The Copybook Collection brings together original materials from the university archives. Copybooks document individual students' work and interests; they may contain penmanship exercises, handwritten excerpts of poems, and/or literary translations.
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Marquis de Lafayette Collection, 1781-1834

C1105 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
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Consists of selected correspondence and documents of the Marquis de Lafayette, French soldier, statesman, and liberal leader, who was a general in the American Revolutionary army and a close friend of George Washington.

Firestone Library Architectural Drawings Collection, 1931-1963

AC411 4 boxes 1 folder
R. B. O'Connor & W. H. Kilham, Jr. is the New York City architictural firm that was appointed in 1944 to design Princeton University's Firestone Library, which opened in 1948. The collection includes architectural drawings, plans and photographs of Firestone Library (1948) and the later addition of the John Foster Dulles Library of Diplomatic History (1962).

World War I Letters of George W. Glover, 1915-1918

C0432 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters written by George W. Glover from England to a Princeton, N.J., friend, George Madison Priest, during World War I.

The Watchman by Davis Grubb, 1961

C0164 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of drafts of The Watchman, a novel by Davis Grubb.

Kenneth Roberts Letters to Malcolm Johnson, 1936-1955

C1461 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters by the American historical novelist Kenneth Roberts to his Doubleday editor, Malcolm Johnson.
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"Paul Revere's Horse" Collection, 1949

C0139 1 box 0.5 linear feet
Consists of the corrected typescript of a collection of essays by A. C. M. Azoy (Princeton Class of 1914) on 18th- and 19th-century United States military history, entitled Paul Revere's Horse (1949).
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Princeton University Library Collection of Reinaldo Arenas Materials, 1981-1990

C1546 1 box
An assembled collection of materials purchased by Princeton University Library regarding Cuban novelist Reinaldo Arenas.

Wesley Halliburton Correspondence, 1939-1950

C0284 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of four small groups of correspondence between Wesley Halliburton and others after the death of his famous son Richard in 1939. Richard Halliburton was a celebrated adventurer and author known, among other things, for having swum the length of the Panama Canal.
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Loose sheets of notebooks, undated

Consists of 435 undated loose sheets in different sizes of autograph manuscript notes by [Simos Menardos] containing names of several locations (toponyms) of Cyprus; written in Greek, with a lot of references in French in black pen and pencil, with numbering on the upper left corner of each sheet in red ink.

Princeton University Library Collection of William Cowper Materials, 1634-1877 (mostly 1770-1820)

C0137 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of the correspondence of renowned poet William Cowper as well as the correspondence of family, friends, and associates, much of which relates to Cowper.

G. P. R. James Letters to Richard Bentley, 1829-1852

C1374 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 139 letters by English novelist and historian G. P. R. James to his London publisher, Richard Bentley.

John Hamilton Townley Family Papers, 1836-1855

C0736 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of family papers of New Jersey Presbyterian minister John Hamilton Townley (Princeton Class of 1837).

George Lynde Catlin Diaries, 1835-1836

C1578 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of nine travel diaries used by New York attorney George Catlin during his travels through France, Switzerland, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Romania, and Scotland between 1835 and 1836.

Daniel Hoit anti-slavery correspondence, 1838-1845

C1524 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of several anti-slavery letters and circulars, dating from 1838 to 1845, to New Hampshire state legislator and abolitionist, Daniel Hoit (1778-1859).
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French Family Collection, 1835-1893

C0427 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of nineteenth-century papers of Lewis French and his family of Frenchtown, New Jersey, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Blue Grass, Illinois, including papers of his brother, David S. French.
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Lewis Cass Collection, 1832-1873

C1031 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Lewis Cass, a nineteenth-century senator from Michigan, had prominent roles in the administrations of Andrew Jackson and James Buchanan. This collection consists of selected correspondence, printed material, and ephemera of Cass.
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Lewis Cass Collection, 1832-1873

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Lewis Cass, a nineteenth-century senator from Michigan, had prominent roles in the administrations of Andrew Jackson and James Buchanan. This collection consists of selected correspondence, printed material, and ephemera of Cass.

Duffield Family Papers, 1838-1948

C0421 5 boxes 2.25 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of the Duffield family of Princeton, N.J.
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Correspondence, 1840-1935

Correspondence of Helen K. Duffield with letters to the Misses Duffield. Includes an invitation to Princeton College Honorary Junior Orations 1880; photographs of house; short biography of William Duffield Robinson in a letter concerning the unveiling of a tablet in his honor at the Medical Research Building, Philadelphia; Outline and Catalog of the Stubenville Female Seminary 1840; lyrics to the song "After the Ball"

Jackson Family of New Jersey Collection, 1846-1924

C1094 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of John Peter Jackson and F. Wolcott Jackson which is chiefly related to the New Jersey Railroad and Transportation Company.
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Walter B. Roberts and Roberts Petroleum Torpedo Company Correspondence, 1850-1902 (mostly 1865-1867)

C1469 1 box 0.4 linear feet
U.S. Civil War veteran Colonel E.A.L. (Edward Augustus Leonard) Roberts (1829-1881), of New York, revolutionized the nation's burgeoning oil industry with his invention of an explosive device, or "torpedo," which greatly increased oil wells' production. Upon the first successful explosion of one of his torpedoes in Titusville, Pennsylvania on January 21, 1865, Roberts and his brother, Walter B. Roberts (1823-1889), established the Roberts Petroleum Torpedo Company. For almost two decades, the company controlled oil well production as Roberts was awarded sole rights to the highly contested torpedo patent in the fall of 1866. This collection consists primarily of incoming letters to Walter B. Roberts, mostly from E.A.L. Roberts, about the Roberts Petroleum Torpedo Company and to a lesser degree one of its affiliated companies, Houghton, Roberts, & Company. Other correspondents include L.L. Houghton, various business associates, and patent attorneys. Also included are some financial and legal papers relating to the two companies.

Lewis French Stearns Correspondence, 1862-1866

C1257 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of Lewis French Stearns (Princeton Class of 1867) from the American Civil War years. The letters shed light not only on general student life at the University in the mid-nineteenth century, but also on the local effects of the war--on the University, its students, and on the town of Princeton, N.J.

Otto von Corvin Letters to Richard Bentley & Son, 1867-1880

C1368 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 122 letters by Polish-German author Otto von Corvin to his London publishers, Richard and George Bentley.

Princeton University Library Collection of General John Ross Delafield Family Materials, 1811-1915

C1508 4 boxes 2 linear feet
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Consists of miscellaneous professional and personal papers created by various members of the Delafield, Livingston, and other related families, including Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Philip Livingston (1740-1810), and Philip Schuyler (1788-1865), among others. Materials about family members are also included.
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Correspondence, 1869-1915 (mostly 1876-1883)

Consists of over 50 signed autograph letters, mostly to Harriet Cecil Delafield's husband, Edgar J. Shipman, at addresses in San Francisco, Mexico, Nevada, New York City, and Florida, primarily written from Washington, D.C, New York City, and Mexico. The vast majority of letters are from Harriet Cecil Delafield, though there are also several letters from other family members, including Margaret C. Shipman, Susan P. Delafield, Laura Delafield, George E. Shipman, Julia Livingston, and Helen Janin.

Jason Chamberlain Ledger on Hemp Production and Farming, 1846-1880

C1644 1 box
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Consists of a ledger, along with some receipts, advertisements, and correspondence, of Missouri farmer and hemp producer Jason Chamberlain (1804-1901), documenting Chamberlain's business accounts from 1853 to 1880, as well as the accounts of an anonymous Kentucky hemp producer and merchant from 1846 to 1851. These materials provide insight into hemp and other agricultural production in Missouri and Kentucky before, during, and after the American Civil War and document the employment of African American and immigrant laborers during the early Reconstruction era.
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Jason Chamberlain Ledger on Hemp Production and Farming, 1846-1880

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Consists of a ledger, along with some receipts, advertisements, and correspondence, of Missouri farmer and hemp producer Jason Chamberlain (1804-1901), documenting Chamberlain's business accounts from 1853 to 1880, as well as the accounts of an anonymous Kentucky hemp producer and merchant from 1846 to 1851. These materials provide insight into hemp and other agricultural production in Missouri and Kentucky before, during, and after the American Civil War and document the employment of African American and immigrant laborers during the early Reconstruction era.

Hunter, Rose & Company Collection, 1871-1879

C1085 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and some documents of the Canadian publisher Hunter, Rose & Company.

James L. Stanton Correspondence, 1879-1922 (mostly 1883-1886)

C1528 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and a few related writings documenting the work of attorney James L. Stanton as Chief Pardon Clerk (1882-1884) and General Agent (1884-1885) under Attorney General Benjamin Harris Brewster in the United States Department of Justice during the administration of President Chester A. Arthur. Among the many cases and events the letters document are those surrounding the Star Routes scandal, which involved fraud by United States postal officials. Frequent correspondents include Benjamin Harris Brewster, Brewster Cameron, and William Haight.
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Theodore Roosevelt Family Letters to the Russell Family, 1881-1925

MC114 1 box
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The Roosevelt and Russell families became acquainted in Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, where both had homes. Theodore Roosevelt, a Republican politician, was the twenty-sixth president of the United States. Alexander G. Russell and his son Gordon M. Russell were both Presbyterian pastors, Alexander Russell in Oyster Bay and Gordon Russell in Merchantville, New Jersey. The majority of the Theodore Roosevelt Family Letters to the Russell Family collection consists of personal letters written by Theodore Roosevelt and members of his family to Gordon M. Russell.

William R. Weeks Papers, 1746-1897

AC320 1 box
The Papers of William R. Weeks, Esq., consist of three folders of material researched and correspondence written for the furtherance of a book on Princeton University's early history Weeks planned to write. The title of the book was to be, "History of the First Endowment of the College of New Jersey, now Princeton University." It is highly doubtful that the book was ever written; there is no copy of it on record.
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Henri Lemoine Diamond Fraud Collection, 1904-1907

C1403 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Henri Lemoine was a French charlatan who, in 1904-1907, defrauded Sir Julius Wernher, a German-born British owner of South African diamond mining companies, out of thousands of pounds in a scheme to produce synthetic diamonds. The collection consists of papers relating to the men's contractual agreements: correspondence, contracts, letters of intent, and other documents.

Sylvia and Robert Lynd Correspondence, 1905-1937

C1554 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
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Consists of intimate correspondence between married Irish writers Sylvia and Robert Lynd, comprising over 260 letters that span most of their relationship from 1905 to 1937.

Stratton Cripple Creek Mining and Development Company Correspondence, 1907-1940 (mostly 1907-1908)

C1362 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence of the Stratton Cripple Creek Mining and Development Company concerning development and production work on specific properties in the Cripple Creek District. (Colo.) covering chiefly during the years 1907 and 1908.

F. Carrington Weems Papers, 1857-1919 (mostly 1906-1913)

C0453 4 boxes 2.3 linear feet
Consists of papers of F. Carrington Weems (Princeton Class of 1907) primarily from his student days at Princeton and several years thereafter, during which he traveled in Europe, worked for the Alaska Road Commission, and became an army colonel in World War I.

Winthrop M. Daniels Correspondence, 1911-1942

C0734 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Contains selected correspondence of economics professor Winthrop M. Daniels (Princeton Class of 1888).

Howard McClenahan Collection on World War I Belgian Relief, 1914-1920

C0590 2 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, articles, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings of Howard McClenahan (Princeton Class of 1894) relating to his trip to England, Holland, and Belgium in 1914-1915 on a mission sponsored by Princeton University to examine and report on the amount and effectiveness of civilian relief provided for Belgium.

H. L. Mencken Letters to Rev. Dr. Herbert Parrish, 1914-1925

C1208 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 108 letters by the influential American editor, author, and critic H. L. Mencken to Rev. Dr. Herbert Parrish, who was the rector of Christ Church in New Brunswick, N.J.
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Marcus Lester Aaron Correspondence, 1916-1923

AC420 2 boxes
Marcus Lester Aaron was a member of the Class of 1920, the president of the Homer Laughlin China Company, and a member of the Rodef Shalom Congregation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Marcus Lester Aaron Correspondence collection primarily contains letters written from Aaron to his parents in Pittsburgh during his four years as an undergraduate at Princeton University from October 9, 1916 to June 9, 1920.
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Marcus Lester Aaron Correspondence, 1916-1923

Marcus Lester Aaron was a member of the Class of 1920, the president of the Homer Laughlin China Company, and a member of the Rodef Shalom Congregation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Marcus Lester Aaron Correspondence collection primarily contains letters written from Aaron to his parents in Pittsburgh during his four years as an undergraduate at Princeton University from October 9, 1916 to June 9, 1920.

Hugh Lenox Scott Papers, 1898-1923

MC119 8 boxes
Consists of papers of Scott relating primarily to his mission as a military member of the Special Diplomatic Commission headed by Elihu Root, which was sent to Russia by Woodrow Wilson in 1917.

J. Paul Baldeagle Papers, 1915-1970

WC034 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a small group of papers of J. Paul Baldeagle (Princeton University Class of 1923), a South Dakota-born Sioux, who was a schoolteacher for 35 years at William MacFarland High School in Bordentown, New Jersey, as well as a Native American rights activist.
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J. Paul Baldeagle Papers, 1915-1970

Consists of a small group of papers of J. Paul Baldeagle (Princeton University Class of 1923), a South Dakota-born Sioux, who was a schoolteacher for 35 years at William MacFarland High School in Bordentown, New Jersey, as well as a Native American rights activist.

Wilder Haydn Haines Papers, 1920-1923

C0711 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists primarily of four albums of photographs taken by Wilder Haydn Haines (Princeton Class of 1915) during a trip to China and Japan from October 27, 1920, to July 2, 1921.
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New York Urban League Correspondence, 1922-1979 (mostly 1922-1933)

C0869 7 boxes
The New York Urban League was founded circa 1913. Its stated goals were to "promote sympathetic understanding between white and colored people" and to improve the economic status of African-Americans through health, housing, and recreation programs as well as an effort to increase the number and the quality of jobs for minorities. The League's motto: "Not alms, but opportunity." This collection is comprised mainly of the correspondence of Arthur C. Holden, president of the N.Y. Urban League from 1922-1931, and a member of the executive board until 1943. It contains general files of the organization's correspondence predominantly spanning the years 1922-1933, with a few items from the years 1968-1979.

Edwin Plimpton Adams Papers, 1900-1945

C0378 3 boxes 1.35 linear feet
Consists of writings, correspondence, notebooks, and printed matter of Princeton physicist Edwin Plimpton Adams relating to Meteor Crater (formerly Coon Mountain) in Arizona and the Elliptic Function Formula.
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Correspondence, 1924-1945

Professional correspondence of Professor Adams. Subject matter includes conformal projecion; the consideration of Professor W. Gordon for an International Rockefeller Fellowship; the principle of steepest descents; the elliptical function formula and the publication of "Smithsonian Mathematical Formulae and Tables of Elliptic Functions"; contribution to the Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers.
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Correspondence and publications, 1900-1920

Typed and printed works including "The Hall effect", "The Peltier effect", "Thermo-Electric Action and Thermal Conduction in Metals", 1918, and "Inferences From the Hypothesis of Dual Electric Conduction: The Thomson Effect", 1920, by Edwin H. Hall; "A New Method of Calibrating Thermo-Electric Elements for Use in the Measurement of High Temperature" by E.L. Nichols, 1900; "Electrical Properties of Alakali Metals and of Rhodium and Irridium" by Broniewski and Hackspill, 1911; "New Phenomena Connected With Thermoelectricity and Conductivity of Metals" by C. Benedicks, 1916; "Report on the Present State of Investigations by the Physicists of Holland" by L.L. Campbell; "The Thermoelectric Power of Pure Metals" by H. Pealbon, 1920; "Report on Recent German Literature", "Thermoelectric Power at Low Temperatures" and "Influence of Pressure on Electrical Conductivity", unattributed, possibly by Adams.
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Correspondence and publications concerning Meteor Crater, 1909-1930

Letters from Dr. F.R. Moulton to Professor W. Spencer Hutchinson. Printed studies by Daniel Moreau Barringer, Jr. including "Meteor Crater in Northern Central Arizona", 1909; "Further Notes on Meteor Crater, Arizona", 1914; "Further Notes on Meteor Crater in Northern Central Arizona (No. 2)", 1924; "The Meteorite Crater of Arizona", 1927; "A New Meteor Crater", 1928; and "A Discussion of the Origin of the Craters and Other Features of the Lunar Surface", undated. Printed study titled "The Tilden Meteorites" by A.R. Crook and O.C. Farrington, 1930. Issue of Science Magazine, May 10 1929 (includes article by Herman L. Fairchild of the University of Rochester titled "Meteor Crater Exploration.")

James H. Pershing Papers, 1930-1945

C0957 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Contains selected correspondence of lawyer and bibliohile James H. Pershing, as well as notebooks documenting his library.

James Ward Smith Correspondence, 1934-1946

AC492 4 boxes
James Ward Smith enrolled at Princeton University in 1934, first graduating with the Class of 1938 before proceeding with graduate studies in Princeton's Department of Philosophy. Following his military service during WWII, Smith returned to Princeton to begin a long career as Professor of Philosophy. The collection is comprised of letters written by Smith to his parents from September, 1934, when Smith entered Princeton, to his discharge from the Navy in 1946.

George Rippey Stewart "Storm" Collection, 1940

C0128 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists entirely of material relating to Storm, a novel by George Rippey Stewart (Princeton Class of 1917) published in 1941.

Peter M. Page Papers, 1941 December 29-1943 January 29, 2006 (mostly 1941-1943)

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Peter M. Page (1919-1943) joined the US Naval Air Corps after graduating from Princeton University's Class of 1941 and lost his life as a Marine Corps pilot in the aftermath of the Guadalcanal campaign on January 14, 1943. The collection contains correspondence from Peter Page to his fiancée Ann Pearman (neé Aiguier) from several bases during his pilot training and subsequent military service.
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Correspondence, 1941-1943

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The letters from Peter Page to Ann Pearman (neé Antoinette Aiguier) cover the period December 29, 1941, when Page was still based at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, to January 29, 1943, when he last wrote Pearman from the Pacific, two weeks before his death. The first eleven letters are written from Philadelphia, during which period he saw Pearman any night he was free. The letters are followed by fourteen letters sent from the Naval Reserve Aviation Base in New Orleans, where he stayed from January 20, 1942 until he moved to the Naval Air Station at Pensacola, Florida where he arrived on February 3. The bulk of the letters are written from Pensacola, where Page stayed until he passed all his exams and moved to Miami to continue his training as a Marine.

Ernest Hemingway Documents and Tax-related Papers, 1940-1945

C0580 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Contains material relating to Hemingway's income tax preparations for the years 1940-1945.

Joseph A. Robinson Papers, 1941-1953

MC194 1 box
The papers of Joseph A. Robinson, Princeton Class of 1931, are comprised almost entirely of Robinson's letters to his family during the years 1941-1952, when Robinson worked in the Office of War Information and the Foreign Service. The collection includes some drafts and copies of his work, radio scripts and newspaper clippings, as well as photographs, currency, invitations and postcards. Some of the later letters cover portions of his term in the Foreign Service, though with significant gaps. The most fully documented year is 1946. Robinson was involved in the establishment of informational and cultural affairs agencies in Saigon and Warsaw, and describes the internal politics and external challenges of creating an American news presence overseas.
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Joseph A. Robinson Papers, 1941-1953

The papers of Joseph A. Robinson, Princeton Class of 1931, are comprised almost entirely of Robinson's letters to his family during the years 1941-1952, when Robinson worked in the Office of War Information and the Foreign Service. The collection includes some drafts and copies of his work, radio scripts and newspaper clippings, as well as photographs, currency, invitations and postcards. Some of the later letters cover portions of his term in the Foreign Service, though with significant gaps. The most fully documented year is 1946. Robinson was involved in the establishment of informational and cultural affairs agencies in Saigon and Warsaw, and describes the internal politics and external challenges of creating an American news presence overseas.

Frederick H. Osborn Papers, 1941-1963

AC322 1 box
The Papers of Frederick H. Osborn, Class of 1910, (1889-1981) cover some of Osborn's service to, and interest in, the University as a charter trustee from 1943-1955 and as a member of several advisory boards, including the Curriculum Committee and Psychology Department Council.

Donald L. Derrom Papers, 1941-1952

C0418 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of American engineer, Donald L. Derrom; the bulk of which deals with the building of a rock crushing plant for the Rock Products Corp., Ltd., of Tel Aviv, Israel.

Selected Papers of Alfred H. Bill, 1956-1957

C0144 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts and correspondence of American author, Alfred H. Bill (1879-1964).

Severo Sarduy Family Correspondence, 1960-1993

C1475 1 box
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Correspondence consists of letters from Severo Sarduy to various members of the Sarduy Aguilar family, spanning from 1959 until 1993.

Sinclair Hamilton Papers, 1942-1970

C0439 7 boxes 6.65 linear feet
Consists of a manuscript and correspondence of Sinclair Hamilton (Princeton Class of 1906).

Margaret White Correspondence with William Malliol, 1962-1989

C1608 2 boxes
Consists of correspondence between Margaret White and American author William Malliol (William T. McInenly).

Miguel Angel Asturias Papers, 1963-1969

C0624 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence of Guatemalan author Miguel Angel Asturias, Seymour Lawrence, Gregory Rabassa, Jose Castillo, Tom Maschler, and others concerning Rabassa's English translations of Asturias's works and their publication in the United States and abroad.
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Enrique Lihn Collection, 1965-2006 (mostly 1966)

C1170 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters written to Nathalie Waag by Enrique Lihn, a Chilean poet.

W. Beaumont Whitney Collection on A Princeton Companion, 1966-1978

AC173 2 boxes
W. Beaumont Whitney, II, President of the Princeton University Class of 1919, was instrumental in organizing the funding and sponsorship for Alexander Leitch's A Princeton Companion (1978). The collection consists mainly of Whitney's correspondence with potential donors, contributors, and with author Alexander Leitch.

Nancy Mitford Collection, 1966-1973

C1204 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by Nancy Mitford, Britsth novelist and biographer, to Elizabeth Forbes, manager of the London bookstore G. Heywood Hill, Ltd.

Princeton University Library Collection of Margaret Randall Materials, 1967-1968

C1580 1 box 0.25 linear feet
An assembled collection of materials purchased by Princeton University Library regarding feminist poet, writer, photographer and social activist Margaret Randall.

James East Irby Collection on José Bianco and Jorge Luis Borges, 1962-1973

C0883 1 box
Consists of papers on the Argentine writers José Bianco (1908-1986) and Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) collected or written by Princeton professor James East Irby.
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John R. Krueger Collection of Gennadiĭ Aĭgi and Chuvash Poetry, 1972-1992

C1167 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of Krueger's correspondence with Peter France and Gennadiĭ Aĭgi regarding a Chuvash poetry anthology (published by UNESCO in 1991) and Kreuger's Chuvash language manual, as well as poems (in Russian and English) used in the anthology.
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Willis M. Rivinus Papers on the Sally Frank case, 1979-1991

AC009 1 box
The Willis M. Rivinus Papers contain research materials gathered by Rivinus documenting the legal case of Sally Frank v. Ivy Club, University Cottage Club, Tiger Inn and Trustees of Princeton University formally begun in February 1979 and continuing to the present. These papers contain correspondence, draft manuscripts of and notes for an article on the Frank Case, copies of legal briefs and newspaper clippings relating to discrimination in general and the Frank case in particular.

Latinx Collective Records, 2015

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The Latinx Collective formed as an unofficial student organization in the fall of 2015 with the goal to support Latinx students on campus and encourage University administration to respond to the state of their lived and varied student experiences. The records include information about activism for the Princeton Latinx community, including meetings with administrators, town hall meetings, and proposal documents.
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Latinx Collective Records, 2015

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The Latinx Collective formed as an unofficial student organization in the fall of 2015 with the goal to support Latinx students on campus and encourage University administration to respond to the state of their lived and varied student experiences. The records include information about activism for the Princeton Latinx community, including meetings with administrators, town hall meetings, and proposal documents.

Joseph Tucker Papers, 1841-1875

C0030 2 boxes
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Consists of the ship's papers of Joseph Tucker while he was shipmaster of several Wiscasset, Maine, merchant ships. The materials reflect the trading activities of a thirty-year period (1841-1875) between ports including Charleston (SC), Savannah (GA), Liverpool, England, and Le Havre de Grâce (today, Le Havre), France.
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Joseph Tucker Papers, 1841-1875

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Consists of the ship's papers of Joseph Tucker while he was shipmaster of several Wiscasset, Maine, merchant ships. The materials reflect the trading activities of a thirty-year period (1841-1875) between ports including Charleston (SC), Savannah (GA), Liverpool, England, and Le Havre de Grâce (today, Le Havre), France.

Joseph Miller Collection, 1783-1929 (mostly 1820-1860)

C0557 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists mainly of professional and personal correspondence, some documents, and printed matter of Joseph Miller, a nineteenth-century English civil engineer primarily concerned with the construction of steam engines and other machinery for naval vessels.

Erskine Peters Correspondence, 1977-1997 (mostly 1980-1989)

C0855 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of approximately 170 letters received by American Afro-American studies professor Erskine Peters.

Ralph Ginzburg Letters to Leonard Lyons, 1963-1970

C1338 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of thirty-four letters and note cards of American periodical publisher Ralph Ginzburg to his friend Leonard Lyons, syndicated columnist of the "The Lyons Den" with the New York Post. The letters discuss Ginzburg's trial concerning his publication of the "obscene" periodical Eros, as well as his later publications, Fact and Avant Garde magazines.