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Jonathan Belcher Collection, 1747-1967

AC352 1 box 1 folder
Jonathan Belcher, was a merchant and colonial governor of the Provinces of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New Jersey and was instrumental in the founding of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton). The Jonathan Belcher Collection consists of collected research materials regarding Jonathan Belcher's relation to the history of Princeton University and consist of correspondence, articles, clippings, and copies of original materials from Belcher collections held at Princeton and elsewhere.

William A. Fleet Papers, 1894-1983 (mostly 1916-1918)

C0775 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of William Fleet, the first American Rhodes Scholar.

Winthrop M. Daniels Collection, 1934

C0894 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of the manuscript, page proofs, and correspondence (135 letters) related to "The Passing of the Old Economist," an article economist Winthrop M. Daniels published in the Harvard Business Review (April 1934).

Lorenzo Homar Correspondence, 1958-1993

C0756 1 box 0.35 linear feet
Lorenzo Homar was a Puerto Rican artist specializing in print-making. The collection contains letters addressed to Homar, some requesting posters, and others with fellow artists. Correspondents include prominent figures in the art world.

Raymond S. Dugan Papers, 1921-1940

C0551 6 boxes 2.5 linear feet
Raymond Smith Dugan (1878-1940) was an American astronomer and educator. His collection consists of articles, correspondence, lecture notes, material for his astronomy classes at Princeton. The collection also contains reports by Dugan to members of Commission 27 (Commission des Etoiles Variables) of the International Astronomical Union.

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.
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George W. Storer Brazil Squadron Papers, 1817-1868

C1433 6 boxes 1.9 linear feet
George W. Storer (1789-1864) served in the United States Navy for more than fifty years, including a term as commander-in-chief of the Brazil Squadron from 1847 to 1850, which, in part, was responsible for preventing American ships from transporting enslaved Africans. This collection documents much of George Washington Storer's long career in the United States Navy as captain, lieutenant, and commander-in-chief of the Brazil Squadron, and also offers a wide-ranging look at the role of the United States Navy, primarily during the 1830s and 1840s, as a peacekeeper and a deterrent to the slave trade.

Simeon Johnson Papers, 1805-1807

C1589 1 box
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Consists of papers of Simeon Johnson (1770-1807), an American merchant residing in Gonaïves, Haiti, following the Haitian Revolution, including a journal about the conflicts between rival Haitian leaders Henri Christophe (1767-1820) and Alexandre Pétion (1770-1818), as well as legal documents signed by Henri Christophe and Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1758-1806) and financial documents and correspondence pertaining to Johnson's business and social affairs.

Estillac Plantation Records, 1665-1813 (mostly 1752-1783)

C1586 1 box
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Consists of over sixty letters and related documents concerning the Estillac sugar plantation in the French colony of Saint-Domingue (now the Republic of Haiti) from the late 1750s through the early 1780s. Many of the letters are addressed to A. Mabille, a Paris-based hatter, trustee, and creditor, and pertain to the operations and troubled finances of the plantation under the management of Guillaume Claude Besson and Jean Guillaume Robillard.

Henry Hill Collection, 1808-1839

C1076 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a file of nineteeth-century correspondence and documents primarily relating to Henry Hill's commission as United States consul in Salvador, Brazil.

Philipp Bouhler papers, 1933-1934

MC030 1 box
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Contains correspondence and other miscellaneous documents--mainly about routine matters--of Bouhler, an official in the German Third Reich.
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Nineteenth-Century New Mexico Military Collection, 1847-1883

WC024 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of nineteenth-century correspondence and documents relating to the procurement of supplies at Forts Craig, Cummings, Union, and Sumner in New Mexico.

Faber and Faber Author File on Jacob Peter Mayer, 1943-1989 (mostly 1943-1960)

C1683 0.2 linear feet 1 box
Consists of an author file kept by the British publishing house Faber and Faber and editor T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) on Jacob Peter Mayer (1903–1992), a German-born scholar of Alexis de Tocqueville, Karl Marx, and Max Weber and professor at the University of Reading. There are letters from T. S. Eliot and other Faber and Faber editors to Mayer, as well as related contracts, publication lists, publishers' catalogs, and book proposals.
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Faber and Faber Author File on Jacob Peter Mayer, 1943-1989 (mostly 1943-1960)

Consists of an author file kept by the British publishing house Faber and Faber and editor T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) on Jacob Peter Mayer (1903–1992), a German-born scholar of Alexis de Tocqueville, Karl Marx, and Max Weber and professor at the University of Reading. There are letters from T. S. Eliot and other Faber and Faber editors to Mayer, as well as related contracts, publication lists, publishers' catalogs, and book proposals.

DuBois S. Morris and Alice Morris Papers, circa 1882-1997 (mostly 1895-1930)

C1658 11.65 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence, photograph albums, lantern slides, printed material, sermon drafts, and film reels documenting the years DuBois S. Morris (Class of 1893) spent as a Presbyterian missionary in Eastern China during the late 1800s through the 1920s.
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Correspondence and Reports, 1882-1930, 1956

The earlier correspondence from 1882-1906 are letters between Alice Ray Buell Morris and her parents, with some letters corresponding with siblings and other relatives. There are some letters from the 1890s about Dubois Morris's decision to go to China. The 1910 correspondence is addressed to Alice Buell and primarily pertains to Dubois Morris's marriage proposal, advice from Buell family members, and her October 1910 marriage to Dubois. The correspondence spanning 1911-1928 consists of letters between Alice Morris and her mother, Alice Buell, with some letters from Dubois Morris to his mother-in-law; letters from Dubois Morris to Alice Morris; and letters from Dubois Morris to his father, Theodore Morris. There are some photographs and newspaper clippings among the correspondence.
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Correspondence, Reports, Sermons, and Artwork-Related Documents, 1896-1968

Contains correspondence primarily between Dubois Morris and Alice Morris during their marriage, as well as letters during their courtship in 1910. There is a wedding invitation and a marriage album embossed with "The Marriage Service." Some correspondence pertains to Dubois Morris's decision to do missionary work in China. Other correspondents include George Rowley from the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University; William S. Dix from Princeton Library, regarding donating Morris's archives; and some ephemera regarding Dubois Morris's death in 1956.

Frederick Warne & Co. Collection, 1850-1895

C1235 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence of Frederick Warne & Co., the London publishers, with prospective authors.

Pierre and Dollie Chareau Collection, 1932-1998

C1453 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Louise Dorothee (Dollie) Dyte Chareau (1880-1967) was the wife of the architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950), who is best known for the Maison de Verre, which was built from 1927 to 1932 in Paris. This collection consists mainly of correspondence between Harold Rubinstein (1891-1975) and Dollie Chareau, and between Michael Rubenstein (1920-2001) and Pierre Chareau scholars, including Marc Vellay, Margaret Antalopoulos, and Margaret Tallet.

James McNeill Whistler Collection, 1868-1910 (mostly 1892-1903)

C1274 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of selected autograph letters and notes of the American-born, England-based painter and etcher James McNeill Whistler addressed to his friend Jonathan Sturges, Princeton Class of 1885, the majority of which relates to the affair of the "Baronet and the Butterfly," a public scandal which concerned an oil portrait of Lady Eden.
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Guy Warszawski Correspondence, Postcards, and Ephemera Related to the Collège de 'Pataphysique, 1950-2019 (mostly 1970-2019)

C1714 0.8 linear feet 2 boxes
This collection comprises correspondence, postcards, and ephemera related to the Collège de 'Pataphysique, collected by Guy Warzawski, a Polish-Belgian professor. The Collège de 'Pataphysique was founded in Paris in 1948 and is dedicated to the furtherment of pataphysics, a parodistic "science of imaginary solutions" invented by French symbolist writer Alfred Jarry.

Jesse Smith Blydenburgh Papers, 1856-1900

C0390 7 boxes 3.8 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, both personal and business, five ledgers (1859-1880), two photographs, and a diary (1869) of Jesse Smith Blydenburgh, a nineteenth-century importer-exporter in New York City.
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Correspondence, clippings, invitations, 1857-1923

2 letters concerning the wehreabouts of friends in Yokohama after an earthquake, 1923; clippings of articles related to earthquake; account of the "largest bag of game ever brought back by one shooting party" reprinted from Shanghai Daily News, 1878; invitation to Grand National Inauguration Ball for Presidnet James Buchanan, 1857 and invitation to Grand Ball in honor of the Ladies of the Late Fair, 1864, both sent to Miss Harriet Swan.

Walter D. Edmonds Correspondence with Harold Ober Associates, 1924-1974 (mostly 1931-1968)

C0836 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists of letters and financial statements received by Walter D. Edmonds from his New York City literary agency, Harold Ober Associates.

Harvey Smith Novels, 1941-1965

C0638 3 boxes 1.8 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts and related material for four works of fiction by American novelist Harvey Smith (Princeton Class of 1917).
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James S. Woods Papers, 1840-1847

C0980 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists mainly of family correspondence of James S. Woods, from his entrance into the military academy at West Point in 1840, through his graduation in 1844, and into his Mexican War experience in Matamoros, Mexico, in June 1846.

Symmes H. Stillwell Family Papers, 1848-1920 (mostly 1862-1864)

C0492 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Symmes H. Stillwell (1840-1934) of Cranbury, Middlesex County, New Jersey, served in the Union Army with the 9th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry from September 1861 until October 1864 during the American Civil War. This collection consists mostly of Stillwell's Civil War papers, including a sizeable number of letters as well as diaries and various documents that provide information about Stillwell's experiences as well as those of his regiment. The letters, in particular, provide detailed descriptions and offer insight into various aspects of the war, such as camp life, battles, the aftermath of battles, and widespread sickness amongst the troops. They also reveal Stillwell's political leanings, his opinions about African Americans, specifically black military regiments, and his enthusiasm for the war. The collection also consists of some Stillwell family correspondence and legal documents.

T. S. Eliot Collection, 1929-1962

C0896 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected material of Nobel prize-winning poet T. S. Eliot, primarily of correspondence but including several photographs, typescripts of poems, and corrected proofs.
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Francis Vielé-Griffin Collection, 1875-1932

C0198 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Contains manuscripts and miscellany, but the bulk of the collection consists of family and literary correspondence of the American-born French poet Francis Vielé-Griffin.
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Marmaduke Burrough Papers, 1821-1840

C0400 5 boxes 2.08 linear feet
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Consists chiefly of correspondence, both personal and official, covering the years Marmaduke Burrough served as an American consular official in Veracruz, Mexico.

Galbraith Ward and Marquand Ward Letters to Margaret Heyerdahl, circa 1890s-1952 (mostly 1905-1918)

AC493 2 boxes
Galbraith Ward, Class of 1915, and Marquand Ward, Class of 1917, were both Princeton graduates who served and died in World War I. This collection consists of many letters and postcards they wrote to their childhood nurse, Margaret Heyerdahl, plus a photograph album compiled after their deaths.
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George A. Hulett Papers, 1909-1962

C0460 6 boxes 1 folder 2.5 linear feet
George A. Hulett (Princeton Class of 1892) was a professor of chemistry at Princeton (1909-1935) and authority on "standard cells." The collection consists of his works, correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed matter.
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Kernodle Collection of Louis E. Laflin, 1940-1973

TC037 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
The collection consists of letters by American educator and playwright Louis Ellsworth Laflin (Princeton Class of 1924) to George R. Kernodle (a friend from Yale Drama School), written over thirty-three years. Also included are Laflin's notes and papers on Asian/Indian, Egyptian, and Greek drama, copies of six plays written by him, and copies of two essays on the founding and history of Princeton's Theatre Intime.

Virginia Colonial Records Project Collection, 1955-1958

C0635 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of survey reports and correspondence of the Virginia Colonial Records Project (1955-1958).

Selected Business Correspondence of Lorenzo Corsini, 1581-1598

C0843 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of sixteenth-century business correspondence of Italian textile merchant Lorenzo Corsini in Florence, Italy.

George Willing Clymer Papers, 1814-1919

C1417 6 boxes 3.87 linear feet
George Willing Clymer (1804-1881), Princeton Class of 1823, and his father-in-law, William B. Shubrick (1790-1874), together served in the United States Navy for more than fifty years during the nineteenth century. Clymer served as a naval surgeon to the Mediterranean, Pacific, African, West India and South Atlantic Blockading Squadrons from 1829 to 1866 and Shubrick served as an officer and naval diplomat from the time of his entry in the United States Navy in 1806 until his retirement in 1861. Their families (Clymer, Shubrick, Wethered, and Willing) maintained close communication during frequent separations and developed a strong network of extended family bonds. This collection provides documentation of the United States Navy during the early and mid nineteenth century; and in particular, naval medicine, diplomacy, and rank. In addition, the collection documents the families of naval officers, both from the perspective of the officer, and the family who remained at home, coping with typical family issues, as well as sickness and death.

Panhellenic Liberation Movement (P.A.K.) Papers, 1968 May - 1972 March

C1640 0.2 linear feet 1 box
This collection consists of archives from the time of the establishment of the Panhellenic Liberation Movement (Panellēnio Sosialistiko Kinēma, P.A.K.) against the junta. Included are letters, statutes, press releases, speeches, and articles written in Greek, English, and German dated May 1968 - March 1972.
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Samuel Sibbett Family Collection, 1835-1850

C1212 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence by members of the Sibbett family to one another. The majority of the letters relate to Samuel Sibbett, a nineteenth-century lawyer living in Mt. Alto, Pennsylvania.

R. A. Cecil Correspondence, 1946-1993

C0798 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters to English curator R. A. Cecil primarily concerning the writing and publication of books about the Trollopes.

Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., Files of Hemingway and Pound, 1932-1952

C0716 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected files from the offices of Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., New York City publishers.

Gertrude Claytor Collection, 1941-1956

C1292 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, photographs, and printed material of the American poet Gertrude Claytor, some of which is related to the author Edgar Lee Masters.
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Philip Vickers Fithian Journal Edited by John Rogers Williams, 1899-1900

C0307 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of the textural material used by John Rogers Williams for his edition of Philip Vickers Fithian: Journal and Letters, 1767-1774. Fithian's journal of his life tutoring on a Virginia plantation is one of the most valuable sources of information on early Virginia plantation life and slavery.

Gypsy Rose Lee Collection, 1941

C1107 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of the original typescript, and related letters, of the crime novel The G-String Murders by Gypsy Rose Lee, the American burlesque entertainer and film star.

Fred Lewis Pattee Collection on The Poems of Philip Freneau, 1900-1905

C1157 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of editor Fred Lewis Pattee and others relating to the publishing of The Poems of Philip Freneau (3 vols., 1902-1907). Freneau was an eighteenth-century American poet, often called the "poet of the American Revolution."

William Meredith and Robert Drew Papers, 1949-1972

C0780 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 167 letters by American poet William Meredith to his intimate friend Robert Drew from 1949 to 1972, postmarked Princeton, N.J., New London, Conn., and other places.

Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington, 1834-1855

C0147 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of some original letters to Blessington and notes used by R. R. Madden in editing The Literary Life and Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington (1855).
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Walter Magnes Teller Collection on Thomas Hood, 1860-1940

C0165 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of background material relating to Walter Magnes Teller's proposed biography of English poet Thomas Hood.

William Yarrell Collection, 1830-1961 (mostly 1833-1856)

C0603 1 box 1.25 linear feet
Consists of letters and drawings of William Yarrell, a nineteenth-century British naturalist, and related printed matter.

Shokri K. Swydan Papers, 1894-1940s

C1420 4 boxes 5.8 linear feet
Swydan was a Syrian journalist who emigrated to the United States in 1909. He served as secretary of the Russian Imperial Orthodox Society and the United Syrian Christian Association of North America, and founded a business, S. Swydan and Sons, Russian traders, in Worchester, Mass. The collection consists of papers of Swydan, including correspondence (personal and business, some in Russian), family photographs and negatives, framed documents (including several embroidered floral and Arabic pieces), writings, maps, and newspaper clippings.

Henry S. Julier and F. W. Cram Correspondence, 1891-1910

C1096 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of Henry S. Julier with F. W. Cram regarding the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad and the involvement of the American Express Company in its establishment in Maine.

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones Collection, 1871-1940

C0739 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of 48 letters by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones to his daughter, Margaret Burne-Jones (1866-1953), who married J. W. MacKail, a biographer of William Morris, in 1888.

John Koenig Papers, 1931-1955

TC035 2 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings of set designer John Koenig's life.
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Howard C. Rice Correspondence with Alexander D. Wainwright, 1950-1980

C1183 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence between Howard C. Rice, Jr., and Alexander D. Wainwright, dating mainly during the time that Rice was working at the Collège de L'Europe Libre, in Strasbourg, France. Rice was an associate professor at Princeton University and Assistant Librarian for the Special Collections. Wainwright was a librarian at Princeton University Library for many years, serving as currator of the Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists and as Assistant University Librarian for Acquisitions.
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Howard C. Rice Correspondence with Alexander D. Wainwright, 1950-1980

Consists chiefly of correspondence between Howard C. Rice, Jr., and Alexander D. Wainwright, dating mainly during the time that Rice was working at the Collège de L'Europe Libre, in Strasbourg, France. Rice was an associate professor at Princeton University and Assistant Librarian for the Special Collections. Wainwright was a librarian at Princeton University Library for many years, serving as currator of the Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists and as Assistant University Librarian for Acquisitions.

Dēmētrēs A. Charisiadēs Correspondence with Leon Uris, 1958-1970

C1473 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Correspondence between Greek photographer Dēmētrēs A. Charisiadēs (1911-1993) and American novelist Leon Uris (1924-2003) from 1958-1970, regarding the publication of their collaboration, Exodus Revisited (1960), a book documenting Israel's early statehood, as well as correspondence pertaining to personal and financial matters. Also includes correspondence between Charisiadēs and various European publishers, distributors, and literary agencies concerning several foreign language editions published in the early 1960s, letters of thanks for gifted copies of the book, accounting notes and receipts pertaining to Charisiadēs's royalties, along with press clippings, book reviews, and articles about Exodus Revisited and related photography exhibitions.
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Robert L. Patten Papers, 1961-1996 (mostly 1961-1962)

AC307 1 box
A scholar of nineteenth-century British literature, Robert L. Patten earned an M.A. in 1962 and a Ph.D. in 1965 in the the Department of English at Princeton University. These papers are the files he kept on coursework in the English Department, together with his correspondence with Professor E.D.H. (Dudley) Johnson.
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Correspondence with E.D.H. (Dudley) Johnson, 1963-1996

The majority of the correpondence was written by E. D. H. (Dudley) Johnson to Robert L. Patten as Patten completed independent work for his Ph.D. and saught positions in academia, first at Bryn Mawr and later at Rice University. Some letters from Patten to Johnson are interspersed. Sticky notes denote topics Patten identified in the letters as he worked on a eulogy for Johnson in 1996. Topics include work, reading, art collecting, and family.
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Department of English Graduate Coursework, 1961-1965

The coursework folders contain syllabi, examinations, reading lists, and handouts, as well as Robert L. Patten's course notes and typed papers. One folder contains Patten's comprehensive examinations; another contains questions for qualifying exams. The box also contains folders of material from the following courses: a Spenser seminar with Rosemond Tuve; 18th Century Literature with Louis Landa; Introduction to Graduate Methods with James Thorpe; Old English with Jack Campbell; a seminar on 19th-century drama with Alan Downer; Victorian Poetry and the Victorian Novel with E.D.H. Johnson; a seminar with D.W. Robertson; and a course on Renaissance drama with Gerald Eades Bentley. Other topics include: John Dryden; devotional poets; John Webster; Chaucer; medieval bibliographies; Renaissance criticism, historiography, pastoral, and prose; and Samuel Richardson. A photocopy of the cover letter from Patten describing the material is included in the box.

Henry Clay Stewart Collection, 1882-1884

C1258 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists mostly of letters (1882-1884) Henry Clay Stewart sent to his parents while he was a student at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), providing an inside look at the life of a Princeton student towards the end of the nineteenth century.

Winton Dean Collection, 1957-1984

C1044 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of twenty-seven years of correspondence between music scholars J. Merrill Knapp and Winton Dean regarding George Frideric Handel's operas and their professional work and writings about them.
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Frederick Hudson Collection, 1967-1986

C1083 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of selected correspondence between musicologists Frederick Hudson and J. Merrill Knapp regarding George Frideric Handel and other composers.
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Paul Elmer More Correspondence, 1916-1936

C0132 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence between Paul Elmer More and the Princeton University Press, which published several of his books during the period from 1916 to 1936.

D. Hugh Peniston, Class of 1941, Papers, 1936-2013 (mostly 1935-1942)

AC496 3 boxes
D. Hugh Peniston graduated from Princeton University in 1941. This collection includes his course notes and coursework along with his letters home during his undergraduate years.

Joseph Faber Email Correspondence, 1995-1997

AC363 2 boxes
Joseph Faber is member of the Princeton Class of 1997. Consists of paper printouts of the email correspondence of Joseph Faber from 1995 to 1997.

Corson Family Collection, 1860-1892

C1038 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and documents of members of the Corson family, particularly Theodore Corson, of Cape May Court House, New Jersey.

F. W. Doolittle Railroad Collection, 1910-1933

C0364 3 boxes 1.5 linear feet
Consists of miscellaneous railroad material collected by railroad consultant F. W. Doolittle (Princeton Class of 1905), including reports on electrification, cost analyses, and operating expenses.
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Showles Circus Costume Collection, 1866-1870

TC067 6 boxes 6.5 linear feet
William Showles (1856-1924) was an American circus equestrian. The Showles Circus Costume Collection consists of parts of costumes--caps, shoes, jackets, tights, and an equestrian hat--worn by members of the Showles family, equestrians who traveled with small circuses from the mid-1800s until after the beginning of this century.

Council on Athletics Trophy Committee Records, 1929-1949

AC235 1 box
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Following a fire that destroyed the University Gymnasium in 1944, a committee was formed by the Council of Athletics for the purpose of replacing as many of the athletic trophies of the University as possible. The collection consists of the records of the Council on Athletics Trophy Committee, including subject files containing photographs, drawings, purchase orders, and other general information about the trophies.
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Council on Athletics Trophy Committee Records, 1929-1949

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Following a fire that destroyed the University Gymnasium in 1944, a committee was formed by the Council of Athletics for the purpose of replacing as many of the athletic trophies of the University as possible. The collection consists of the records of the Council on Athletics Trophy Committee, including subject files containing photographs, drawings, purchase orders, and other general information about the trophies.

Council on Urban Studies Records, 1970-1977

AC262 1 box
The Council on Urban Studies was formed in 1968 to confront "the numerous intellectual challenges posed by urbanization" and to foster and coordinate the teaching and research activities of the schools and departments at the University concerned with Urban Studies, such as the School of Architecture and the Woodrow Wilson School. The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, and a questionnaire circulated to undergraduates.
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Council on Urban Studies Records, 1970-1977

The Council on Urban Studies was formed in 1968 to confront "the numerous intellectual challenges posed by urbanization" and to foster and coordinate the teaching and research activities of the schools and departments at the University concerned with Urban Studies, such as the School of Architecture and the Woodrow Wilson School. The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, and a questionnaire circulated to undergraduates.

Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures Records, 1994-2017

AC399 4 boxes 1 websites
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The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures was formed from the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures in 2001 and offers an undergraduate major in Spanish and/or Portuguese as well as a graduate program in the field. The records consist of undergraduate course syllabi from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures for the academic years 1994/1995 through 2009/2010.
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Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures Records, 1994-2017

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The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures was formed from the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures in 2001 and offers an undergraduate major in Spanish and/or Portuguese as well as a graduate program in the field. The records consist of undergraduate course syllabi from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures for the academic years 1994/1995 through 2009/2010.

Richard Powell Novels, 1956-1970

C0026 12 boxes
Consists of manuscript notes, typescripts with autograph corrections, and galley proofs to eight novels by Richard Powell (Princeton Class of 1930).

C. P. Heaslop Letters to His Wife, 1870-1880

C0715 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 150 letters (1870-1880) by Major C. P. Heaslop to his wife describing his service in the Royal Marine Artillery while stationed primarily in the Mediterranean.
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Leland H. Jenks Papers, 1923-1935

MC213 1 box
Leland H. Jenks (1892-1976) was a professor of economics and sociology at Wellesley College, and also taught economic history at Columbia University. Jenks's papers document his research on the Cuban sugar industry and include his notes from interviews and a trip to Cuba, statistics, articles, and reports.

New York Central Railroad System Stock Certificates Collection, 1840-1910

C1136 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of nearly three hundred stock certificates of companies comprising the New York Central Railroad System.

George Seferis Photographs of Cyprus, 1953-1971 (mostly 1953-1955)

C0782 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 138 photographs of Cyprus taken by Greek poet and Nobel Prize winner George Seferis.

Dag Hammarskjöld Collection, 1958-1961

C1074 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected copies of correspondence and manuscripts of Dag Hammarskjöld, Swedish secretary-general of the United Nations (1953-1961) and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Daniel Gano Gold Rush Scrapbook, 1846-1850

C1398 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of a scrapbook compiled by Daniel Gano, documenting the California Gold Rush (1849-1850), including his son Stephen's journey to the gold fields of California and his subsequent experiences in "the diggings" there. "Images of this collection are available online at Digital PUL.
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Daniel Wadsworth Coit Letters, 1819-1851

C0662 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Consists primarily of photostatic copies of the letters (1815-1828, 1844-1851) by American banker Daniel Wadsworth Coit to his family in Connecticut--from Lima, Peru, and various cities in Europe, and from the Western United States, Mexico, and San Francisco, California. This collection is also available online at Digital PUL.
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Daniel Wadsworth Coit Letters, 1819-1851

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Consists primarily of photostatic copies of the letters (1815-1828, 1844-1851) by American banker Daniel Wadsworth Coit to his family in Connecticut--from Lima, Peru, and various cities in Europe, and from the Western United States, Mexico, and San Francisco, California. This collection is also available online at Digital PUL.

Lowes Cato Dickinson Correspondence, 1851-1907

C0152 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters from pre-Raphaelite painters to English painter Lowes Cato Dickinson.

Field Family Collection, 1767-1885

C1054 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, documents, and a genealogy of the Field family of New Jersey.

Haynes McMullen Data Cards for American Libraries before 1876, circa 1960-2000

C1666 11 boxes 25.21 linear feet
Consists of librarian Charles Haynes McMullen's data cards (numbering about 10,000) that McMullen compiled for his publication American Libraries before 1876 (2000).

David Aiken Reed Papers, 1880-1953

MC100 4 boxes 1 folder
The papers of David Aiken Reed (1880-1953) consist primarily of clippings illustrating the political career of Pennsylvania Senator Reed (Class of 1900) during the years 1914-1940 with a few photographs of World War I campaigns, correspondence from President Herbert Hoover, the publisher Henry Luce and General John J. Pershing, Head of the American Expeditionary Forces of World War I, two letters of commendation, a testimonial, three army documents, and printed copies of a few speeches by Senator Reed.
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David Aiken Reed Papers, 1880-1953

The papers of David Aiken Reed (1880-1953) consist primarily of clippings illustrating the political career of Pennsylvania Senator Reed (Class of 1900) during the years 1914-1940 with a few photographs of World War I campaigns, correspondence from President Herbert Hoover, the publisher Henry Luce and General John J. Pershing, Head of the American Expeditionary Forces of World War I, two letters of commendation, a testimonial, three army documents, and printed copies of a few speeches by Senator Reed.

David Laurence Pierson Scrapbooks, 1817-1953 (mostly 1927-1937)

C0547 6 boxes 5.8 linear feet
Consists of twenty scrapbook volumes (1927-1937) of letters, documents, photographs, newspapers clippings, and printed matter concerning the observance of Constitution Day (Sept. 17), compiled by David Laurence Pierson, who was instrumental in getting national recognition for that day.
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Peter N. Heydon Collection of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning Furniture, undated

C1466 8 items
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Includes a few artifacts of British poets Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) and Robert Browning (1812-1889).

David N. Rowe Correspondence, 1944-1948

C1259 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence between David Nelson Rowe, a professor in Princeton University's School of Public and International Affairs, and five of his Princeton University students who had joined the U.S. Army, Navy, or the Marines, during World War II.
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Garret D. Wall Collection, 1699-1909 (mostly 1807-1850)

C0467 10 boxes
The Garret D. Wall Collection, dating from 1609-1909, consists primarily of material from the legal practice of Garret D. Wall (1783-1850). The bulk of the material dates from 1807 to 1850, when Wall was actively practicing law, serving in the United States Senate, and serving as judge of the Court of Appeals of New Jersey.

Gordon Willoughby Gyll Travel Journals, 1826-1875

C1356 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of ten manuscript travel journals (1826-1840) of English worldwide traveler Gordon Willougnby Gyll.
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DAVIDSON, JOHN  (1797-1836; traveller, murdered in Africa; see Dictionary of National Biography), 1836 February 8

Autograph letter signed, 3-sides 8vo, folded with address panel, to: "Gordon my Dear Friend, If I could leave old England without one line I would, because you have sadly disappointed me – did I not come up from Devonshire to see you, have I not delayed my departure to shake you by the hand, how much I have to tell you, which I cannot write, so much about the dear angel ......... today I leave for Gibraltar, I saw his Majesty at Windsor yesterday, lunched at the Castle, have letters to all the grandees, but have not the pleasure of shaking the hand of my dear esteemed friend; Farewell not adieu ..... I go to seek fame, hard is the task, great the danger, but greater will be the honour with none shall I more gladly share it than with you my Boy – honours, kindness, flattering testimonials ......... dear to me as a Brother, revered as a friend – get thee married; I shall the moment I get back ....... God bless you, give you every happiness, adieu believe the sincerity of your attached friend". No place, 29th August no year, but 1835. Written as he sets out on his last and fatal journey.
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JOURNAL 10, 1839 August-1840 April

(140-sides 4to, ca. 50,000 words): "28th August 1839. Having much to my heart's content and ultimate hope of great mental, bodily, spiritual advantage united myself in holy matrimony with one so eminent for all goodly endowments having received most unequivocal kindness from the parents of the lady chosen ......, I resolved to take a Continental Expedition ..... so having been joined at her father's church in the parish of Hill Hall, Essex, we repaired to Shenley, to ... my good brother Hamilton. We visited several places in the vicinity, then came to London preparatory to our excursion – so that on the day above inscribed, we started from Tower Stairs in the Nerai packet for Ostend, embarking our carriage ourselves". They travel from Ostend to Bruges, Aix la Chapelle, Cologne, Coblentz, Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, Heidelberg, Milan, Verona, Padua, Venice, Bologna, Florence, Rome, Naples, Palermo, Messina, Syracuse, Malta, Gibraltar, Lisbon; arriving back in London on 20th April, 1840: "We have enjoyed wonderful health, have seen wonderful things, been by land water about 5,000 miles".

Davis Spencer Papers on Princeton's 150-Pound Crew Team, 1947-1948

AC345 2 boxes
Davis Spencer (1924-2005), a member of the Class of 1945, rowed on Princeton's freshman and varsity crews, and coached the 150-pound crew team that won the Royal Henley Regatta in 1948. The papers document Princeton's varsity 150-pound crew team as competitors and victors of the 1948 Royal Henley Regatta.
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Orlando F. Weber Collection, 1791-1903 (mostly 1820-1832)

C0458 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Consists of mostly nineteenth-century material collected by Orlando F. Weber, a prominent industrialist with an interest in the history of corporate practices and economics.

Demetrios Zoios Family Papers, 1890-1925

C1271 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of over one hundred twenty-four Greek letters, documents, and other family papers of Greek high-school teacher Demetrios Zoios.
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Thomas Philip Le Fanu Papers, 1868-1942

C0856 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected Irish theater related records of Thomas Philip Le Fanu, an official working in the Public Record Office in Dublin.

Department of Electrical Engineering Device Physics Laboratory Technical Reports, 1971, 1971

ENG017 1 volume 1.0 linear feet
Consists of technical reports created by the Device Physics Laboratory of the Department of Electrical Engineerng at Princeton University during 1971.

Department of Psychology Records, 1880-2017

AC397 1 box 1 websites
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The Department of Psychology dates from 1893, but was not officially established as an independent department until 1920. This collection includes group portraits and portraits of deparment faculty as well as some photos of individuals and locations that may not be Princeton-related.
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Department of Public Safety Records, 2016-2019

AC220 1 websites
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The Department of Public Safety is the primary department at Princeton University charged with creating a safe and secure environment. This collection consists of the Department's website.
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Series 1: Public Website, 2016-2019

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The website of the Department of Public Safety, which is intended to reach all members of the university community, provides basic tips for safety and security, information for emergency preparedness, and data gathered pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). Also found on the website are photographs, videos, and forms for providing requests or feedback.

Department of Sociology Records, 1962-2017

AC380 1 box 1 websites
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This collection consists of seven research reports written in the 1960s by faculty in the Department of Sociology.
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Selected Papers of John W. Foster, 1892-1916

C0031 1 box
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Consists of diplomatic and personal papers relating to the Treaty of Shimonoseki and the Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895), documenting John Watson Foster's role as consultant to the Chinese commissioners in the negotiations.
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Savannah River Baptist Association Minutes, 1802-1830

C0503 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscript and printed copies of minutes of annual meetings of the Savannah Baptist Association from its origin in 1802 to 1830.

Design in America Conference Records, 1964

AC292 1 box
The Program in American Civilization at Princeton University, later known as the Program in American Studies, began in 1942 and is the University's oldest interdepartmental program of study. In the spring of 1964 the Program sponsored a three-day conference titled Design in America, in which research papers on architecture and city planning were presented by a number of scholars in the field. Consists of one bound volume containing the program schedule of the Design in America Conference, lists of those who participated, and a copy of each paper presented at the conference.
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Design in America Conference Records, 1964

The Program in American Civilization at Princeton University, later known as the Program in American Studies, began in 1942 and is the University's oldest interdepartmental program of study. In the spring of 1964 the Program sponsored a three-day conference titled Design in America, in which research papers on architecture and city planning were presented by a number of scholars in the field. Consists of one bound volume containing the program schedule of the Design in America Conference, lists of those who participated, and a copy of each paper presented at the conference.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations Records, 1999-2011

AC400 4 boxes
The Princeton Prize in Race Relations was established in 2003 by alumni volunteers to recognize and encourage high school students who have made efforts to improve racial harmony. The Princeton Prize in Race Relations Records consist of the files of the founder of the Princeton Prize, Henry Von Kohorn '66.

John Trumbull Collection, 1768-1842

C1237 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of John Trumbull, the American artist known as the "Painter of the American Revolution." One of his historical paintings, Declaration of Independence, was used for the image on the reverse of the U.S. $2 dollar bill.

H. V. Tebbs Collection of Pre-Raphaelite Photographs, 1866-1897 (mostly 1866-1868)

C0988 3 boxes 5.75 linear feet
Consists of 76 cards of mounted photographs of drawings and paintings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, his wife Elizabeth Eleanor Siddall, and a few other members of the Pre-Raphaelite circle. The group seems to have been put together by or for Henry Virtue Tebbs, lawyer and patron of the arts: he was a close friend and admirer of Rossetti.

Thomas Burnside Morris Papers, 1861-2000

C1416 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Thomas Burnside Morris graduated from New York University in 1861 with a degree in civil engineering. He was a chief engineer of the Long Island Railroad, 1863; a division chief of the Panama Railroad, 1864-1865; a division chief of the Union Pacific Railroad, 1867-1869; and a division chief of the Northern Pacific Railroad, 1870-1874. He died in Oakland, California, on November 8, 1885. The collection consists primarily of material relating to Morris's role in the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Northern Pacific Railroad.

George C. Fraser Collection, 1886-1935

WC038 11 boxes
Consists of twelve diaries (1886-1922) containing typed or hand-written notes, approximately 2,110 photographs, approximately 350 lantern slides, and 100 postcards of Fraser (Princeton University Class of 1893) relating to his trips to the Southern and Southwestern United States and Canada with different family members and one (1886-1889) from several trips as a youth to Europe and the Middle East.
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Diaries and Notes of Travel, 1886-1889

Typescript diary of George C. Fraser, January 1, 1886 to August 1888 in four parts: "Book 1: January 1 to May 17, 1886 in Egypt, The Holy Land, The Eastern Mediterranean, and Constantinople;" "Book 2: May 18 to December 18, 1886, Switzerland, Germany, and London;" "Book 3: March 19 to April 25, 1888, Spain;" "Book 4: August 1888." 200 pages.

Luzern Humphrey Collection, circa 1838-2014 (mostly 1852-1854)

C1353 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Consists primarily of material relating to Ohio farmer Luzern Humphrey's overland journey from Kanesville, Iowa, to the Oregon Territory in 1852, his life there through 1853, and his return to Iowa in 1854, including his journal and 51 letters to his wife in Ohio. Also included are some papers relating to the family of William Miller, the founder of Adventism.

Herbert Cecil Potter Papers, 1892-1955 (mostly 1893-1919)

C1409 23 boxes 9.2 linear feet
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Potter was a lifelong British military officer who attained the rank of brigadier-general. He served in Ireland (1898), South Africa (1901-1902), Egypt and Sudan (1903-1913), and World War I (1914-1918); he retired in 1927. Consists primarily of Potter's lengthy correspondence with his mother and future wife while stationed abroad, often during significant British military operations, including censor-stamped envelopes.
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Herbert Cecil Potter Papers, 1892-1955 (mostly 1893-1919)

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Potter was a lifelong British military officer who attained the rank of brigadier-general. He served in Ireland (1898), South Africa (1901-1902), Egypt and Sudan (1903-1913), and World War I (1914-1918); he retired in 1927. Consists primarily of Potter's lengthy correspondence with his mother and future wife while stationed abroad, often during significant British military operations, including censor-stamped envelopes.

Oscar Hermes Villordo Papers, 1972-1991

C0839 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of three diaries of Argentine writer Oscar Hermes Villordo, accompanied by typed transcriptions (in Spanish) by Alicia Dellepiane Rawson.

Norman Walter Haring Papers, 1918-1923

C0438 4 boxes 1.7 linear feet
The Norman Walter Haring Papers consists of lecture notes, manuscripts, and a diary fragment of the American art historian, professor, and Princeton graduate (Class of 1919) Norman Walter Haring (1898-1944).