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Moses Taylor Pyne Papers, 1686-1939 (mostly 1861-1913)

C0327 18 boxes 17.6 linear feet
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Consists of various materials, including correspondence, diaries, documents, and genealogical materials related to Moses Taylor Pyne (Class of 1877), the Pyne family, and the history of Princeton University.

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).
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Wilbur Samuel Howell Papers, 1953-1981 (mostly 1965-1980)

C0679 9 boxes 3.6 linear feet
Consists of works, articles, lectures, reviews, notes, and correspondence of Wilbur Samuel Howell, professor of rhetoric and oratory (1952-1972) at Princeton.

Saint-John Perse Pléiade Edition Collection, 1966-1971

C1434 2 boxes .8 linear feet
Saint-John Perse, pseudonym of Alexis Leger, was a major French poet, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1960. Consists of working editorial files and author letters for the Pléiade edition of Leger's complete works, published by the French publisher Gallimard in 1972.

Office of Development Communications Records, circa 1970-2017

AC211 25 boxes 2 items
The Office of Development Communications creates a wide range of publications and other materials to support Princeton's fund-raising initiatives and to keep alumni, parents, and friends closely connected and well-informed about the life of the University. Consists of photographs, promotional materials and VHS tapes created for fundraising activities and publications.
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Princeton University 250th Anniversary Celebration Collection, 1993-1997

AC180 105 boxes 4 folders 1 websites
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The 250th anniversary of Princeton's founding as the College of New Jersey in 1746, also known by the coined term "Bicennquinquagenary", was celebrated in 1996-1997 with a yearlong series of events. The collection consists of the records of the office in charge of organizing all 250th anniversary celebration activities, as well as examples of the many publications, event programs, invitations, posters, audio and visual recordings, and commemorative artifacts created in conjunction with those activities.

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.

J. G. Cobo Borda Papers, 1951-2018

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

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

C0355 83 boxes 56 linear feet
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The Cameron Family Papers consist primarily of the correspondence and writings of former Princeton University professors Henry Clay Cameron (1827-1906) and his son, A. Guyot Cameron (1864-1947), with some correspondence relating to Henry C. Cameron's wife, Wilhelmina "Mina" Louise Cécile Chollet (1832-1908). There is also a significant amount of Cameron family photographs as well as some documents, printed matter, and ephemera relating to Princeton University. Famed Swiss-American geologist, geographer, and Princeton professor Arnold Henry Guyot (1807-1884), a relative of the Cameron family through marriage, is also represented in the collection through classroom maps, correspondence, a journal, and printed articles and lectures by and about Guyot. Most of the materials in the collection are professional in nature.
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Rush Family Papers, 1675-1885 (mostly 1817-1849)

C0079 61 boxes 55 items 11 Volumes 26.55 linear feet
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The collection documents the career of Richard Rush (Princeton Class of 1797) as lawyer, statesman, and diplomat, emphasizing diplomatic negotiations between the United States and Great Britain while he was minister to Great Britain (1817-1825) and between the United States and France when he was minister to France (1847-1849), as well as his successful efforts (1836-1838) in securing the Smithsonian bequest, which was used to establish the Smithsonian Institution. The papers of Richard Rush constitute the larger part of the collection; letters of his father, Benjamin Rush, M.D. (Princeton Class of 1760), and papers of his son, Benjamin Rush (Princeton Class of 1829, constitute the other major groups of papers in this family archive.

David Wilkinson Papers, 1957-2002 (mostly 1961-2001)

C0945 16 boxes
The David Wilkinson Papers consists of the scientific writings, professional correspondence, and subject and project files of David T. Wilkinson (1935-2002), the renowned experimental physicist and cosmologist who taught and conducted research in the Department of Physics at Princeton University from 1963 until his retirement in 2002. Wilkinson was a pioneer in the study and analysis of cosmic microwave background radiation, the nature and existence of which have yielded, through his lifetime's work, solid evidence for the Big Bang theory of the universe's birth. This collection contains the administrative (including his NASA and/or National Science Foundation funding and accounting paperwork) and background history of two of Wilkinson's main projects -- the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) and Microwave Anisotropy Probe (MAP) -- as well as evidence of the many and varied academic activities in his career.
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III. Subject/Project Files, 1900 October 22-2004

This series consists of selected subject and project files accumulated over the course of Wilkinson's academic career. The topics range from the Microwave Anisotropy Probe (MAP) and the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) satellite to Research, Administration (including financial accounts), Old Proposals, Old Course Notes and Miscellaneous. The organization of this series follows and retains, wherever possible, Wilkinson's own subject filing system, including his folder title and order.

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.
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William Dean Howells Collection, 1863-1919

C0168 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and selected manuscripts of the American critic, novelist, poet, and playwright William Dean Howells.

John Miller Papers, 1841-1917

C0632 6 boxes 2.25 linear feet
Consists of works, correspondence, a diary (1851), financial papers, biographical material, a bibliography, and printed matter of American Presbyterian clergyman and Confederate chaplain John Miller (Princeton Class of 1836).
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Princeton University Library Collection on Ford Madox Ford Collection, 1906-1939

C0158 1 box 0.25 linear feet
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Ford Madox Ford was a noted British author, poet, and editor. This collection consists of selected manuscripts and correspondence of Ford.

Carl Van Vechten Photographs, 1923-1942

C0877 2 boxes
Consists of photographs taken and printed by Carl Van Vechten, primarily during the 1930s to 1940s, following his career as a music critic, journalist, and author.

Alexandros Xydēs Collection, 1939-2000

C1376 4 boxes 1.6 linear feet
Consists of the collection of Alexandros Xydēs, Greek diplomat and art critic. Included are typed manuscripts, correspondence, off-prints, ephemera, and other printed material with a focus on Greek politics, Cyprus, human rights, and international relations.
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Series 4: Material relating to George Seferis, 1941-1982

Includes correspondence, in Greek, between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece and George Seferis during his post as a diplomat in Cairo (Egypt) dated 1944; typescript of a press release regarding Seferis's decision to stay away from politics (1969). There is also an issue of the newsletter Preuves Informations, Paris, 5 Nov. 1963; the periodical la semaine égyptienne, nos. 11-12 (June 1941); 2 issues of the weekly magazine Ho Tachydromos (December 2 and 4, 1963); Vogue (July 1958); clippings of several Greek newspapers and a few French and English regarding Seferis's poetry and his death; a brochure of the Program for Modern Greek Studies at Harvard University. The third folder consists of a collection of clippings of several Greek newspapers and a few in French regarding Seferis's poetry entitled "Tribute to Seferis, Paris, April 1982."

Whitney Jennings Oates Correspondence, 1949-1959

C0871 7 boxes 2.8 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence of Whitney Jennings Oates (Princeton Class of 1925) during his tenure as a professor of Classics at Princeton University.

Phillips Family Papers, circa 1880-1973 (mostly 1900-1940)

C1387 6 boxes 4.0 linear feet
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Consists of photographs, manuscripts, diaries, and ephemera relating to Edward H. Phillips (1868-1944), his wife Marie Kempton Phillips (1881-1946), and their daughter Jean Sarah Phillips (1908–1985) that document ranch life in and around Montana around the turn of the 20th century as well as Ed Phillips' involvement in Wild West shows, including Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, and his career as a Hollywood actor.
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Craig House Medical Records on Zelda Fitzgerald, 1932-1934

C0745 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Zelda Fitzgerald, American socialite, novelist, painter, and wife of the American novelist and storywriter F. Scott Fitzgerald, wrote of their turbulent life and marriage in her novel Save Me the Waltz (1932). This collection consists of psychiatric evaluations, correspondence, and reports concerning Zelda Fitzgerald when she was a patient at Craig House, Beacon, N.Y., under the care of Dr. C. Jonathan Slocum.
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Theodore Holmes Papers, 1949-1976 (mostly 1951-1971)

C0805 24 boxes
Consists primarily of published and unpublished poetry manuscripts, as well as correspondence with various publishers, of American poet Theodore Holmes (Princeton Class of 1951).
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Mixsell Collection of Autographs of Musicians, 1825-1937

C0085 2 boxes 2.5 linear feet
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Consists of letters and/or autograph manuscripts of several bars of music (some signed and inscribed) by such composers as Beethoven, Brahms, Cui, Puccini, Ravel, and Strauss. Materials were collected by American physician and composer Raymond B. Mixsell (Princeton Class of 1903).

Civil War Letters of Adam Badeau, 1862-1909

C0097 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 79 autograph letters from Adam Badeau to Union general James Harrison Wilson, dated 1862 to 1865, most of which were written while Badeau was General Ulysses S. Grant's military secretary in the Civil War.
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Letters Not Addressed to James Harrison Wilson and Related Material, 1870-1965

This last series consists of material not written by Badeau but related to his life and Wilson's. A great newsletter from the Ulysses S. Grant Association that provides a short biography of Badeau. A letter from Badeau while he is serving as a diplomat in England after the war, a letter concerning his work on Grant's writing, a letter of Wilson's. There are also newspaper clippings about Wilson after the war.

Claude Fayette Bragdon Collection, 1899-1946

C1019 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of the American architect and author Claude Fayette Bragdon, as well as related printed material.

England - Argentina Trade Collection, 1859-1885

C1287 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents relating to Liverpool (England) merchants and their shippers and counterparts in Buenos Aires (Argentina) during the second half of the nineteenth century. Correspondence (1882-1885) between Alexander Gifford (Liverpool) and his brother Edward (Buenos Aires) forms the bulk of the material.

Matthew Phipps Shiel Collection, 1892-1946

C1199 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of Matthew Phipps Sheil, a prolific British writer of fantasy fiction, with editors, literary agents, publishers, and other authors.

Nikos Kavvadias Papers, 1949-1972

C0866 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of papers of Nikos Kavvadias, a Greek poet who spent most of his life traveling the world as a wireless operator on ocean freighters.

Robert M. Crawford Songs, 1923-1961

TC010 3 boxes 0.90 linear feet
Robert MacArthur Crawford (Princeton Class of 1925) was an American songwriter and singer. His collection consists of sheet music of songs, mainly with patriotic themes. Some of the songs are in his hand but most of them in printed form, including the U.S. Air Force's theme song, "The Army Air Corps." In addition, there are two packages of records (78 rpm) of his songs.
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Robert M. Crawford Songs, 1923-1961

Robert MacArthur Crawford (Princeton Class of 1925) was an American songwriter and singer. His collection consists of sheet music of songs, mainly with patriotic themes. Some of the songs are in his hand but most of them in printed form, including the U.S. Air Force's theme song, "The Army Air Corps." In addition, there are two packages of records (78 rpm) of his songs.

Anne Baxter Letters to Russell Birdwell, 1952-1956

TC102 1 box 0.4 linear feet
This collection consists of 175 letters (1952-1956, undated) by the American stage and screen actress Anne Baxter to her publicist and friend Russell Birdwell.

Moses Hadas Photographs of Greece, 1944-1946

C0766 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of photographs (ca. 1944-1946) of Greece and Greek partisans taken by classical scholar Moses Hadas.

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.

Ernest Dowson Collection, 1889-1897

C1325 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected letters, both in English and French, by the nineteetnh-century English poet and novelist Ernest Christopher Dowson. His correspondents include other writers, poets, journalists, and editors from France and England.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Collection, 1753-1771

C1064 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected correspondence and documents of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the noted German poet and dramatist, author of Faust.

Robert H. Davis Collection, 1907-1929

C1319 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence of American writer and editor Robert H. Davis with his friend, lawyer Thomas Baskerville, who was amassing a collection of autographs of famous individuals.

Prieto and Maíz Family Business Records, 1760-1974 (mostly 1890-1945)

C0053 17 boxes
Consists of the records (1760-1974) of a large business conglomerate in northern Mexico founded by Pedro R. Prieto and owned by branches of the Prieto family, including Maíz family members, for three generations.

Leroy Lansing Janes Papers, 1874-1938

C0565 24 boxes 14.2 linear feet
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Consists of works, letters, photographs, and printed matter of Leroy Lansing Janes, a teacher at the Kumamoto Yogakko (Kumamoto School for Western Learning) in Japan (1871-1876).

William Michael Rossetti Collection, 1868-1907

C0223 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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The William Michael Rossetti Collection consists of manuscripts, sketches, correspondence, and miscellanea of the English art critic and essayist William Michael Rossetti (1829-1919).
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Sutton and Cunliffe-Owen Collection, 1843-1947 (mostly 1890-1927)

C0487 23 boxes 15 linear feet
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Consists of selected papers of E. F. H. Sutton (Princeton Class of 1895) and his collection of papers of his longtime friends, the former Countess Marguerite (de Godart) Cunliffe-Owen and her husband, Frederick Cunliffe-Owen.
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James Boyd Papers, 1915-1944

C0753 16 boxes
Consists of manuscripts of novels, articles, stories, and verse by the American historical writer James Boyd.

Naval Papers of Harpur Allen Gosnell, 1928-1947

C0693 11 boxes 6.25 linear feet
Consists of personal papers of American naval officer Harpur Allen Gosnell (Princeton Class of 1912), including his articles on naval history and naval subjects.

Thorne Collection of Elias Boudinot, 1734-1924 (mostly 1777-1819)

C0001 4 boxes
Elias Boudinot was an American lawyer and public official who represented New Jersey in the Continental Congress. This collection consists of correspondence, documents, and printed material relating to Boudinot and his family, collected by Langdon K. Thorne.
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Thomas Jefferson Collection, 1781-1826

C0190 2 boxes 0.4 linear feet
Consists of two manuscripts and assorted correspondence by the architect, scientist, author, and third president of the United States Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826).

Bernard M. Dwork Papers, 1950-1992

C0983 10 boxes
Consists of a chronological series of 101 mathematical notebooks (1958-1997) of Princeton mathematician Bernard M. Dwork.

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.
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Subseries 1: Personal, circa 1935-2006

Includes early personal photographs of Alonso as an infant and as a child attending Colegio Don Bosco; and his later academic endeavors at the Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires. Also present are photographs of his families; and portraits and travel of Alonso spanning the length of his career.

George S. Rigby, Jr., Collection of Anthony Trollope, 1837-1939

C1582 3 boxes 0.83 linear feet
Consists of primarily correspondence of author Anthony Trollope and associates, as well as manuscript material, photographs, and drawings of Trollope.
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Laurence Hutton Photograph Albums, 1800s

C0937 7 boxes
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The Laurence Hutton Photograph Albums consists of several hundred photographs and numerous portraits of prominent 19th-century artists and literary, political, and historical figures, compiled by editor and essayist Laurence Hutton.

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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Sir John Grenfell Maxwell Papers, 1824-1940

C0583 33 boxes 18 linear feet
General Sir John Maxwell served in Egypt during the British Occupation, notably participating in the Battle at Omdurman during the reconquest of the Sudan, and in South Africa during the Boer War. In World War I Maxwell returned to Egypt to defend the Suez Canal and briefly served in Ireland after the Sinn Fein Rebellion. Consists of Maxwell's diaries, correspondence, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, printed matter and newspaper clippings.

Hyatt and Mayer Collection, 1804-1921

C0076 9 boxes 46 folios 8 Volumes 5.1 linear feet
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The Hyatt and Mayer Collection consists primarily of correspondence between Alfred Marshall Mayor (1836-1897), physicist, his son Alfred Goldsborough Mayor (1868-1922), biologist, and Alpheus Hyatt (1838-1902), zoologist and paleontologist, and colleagues in their various fields. Also included are eight volumes of photographs taken by Alfred M. Mayer during scientific expeditions to the islands of the Pacific Ocean.
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Howard C. Rice Papers, 1965-1975

C0519 22 boxes 8.8 linear feet
Consists of papers relating to the preparation of The American Campaigns of Rochambeau's Army, 1780-1783 (1972), which was translated and edited by Princeton's Special Collections librarian Howard C. Rice and Anne S. K. Brown.