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Meir David Loewenstein Papers Related to the Establishment of the State of Israel, 1948-1950

MC316 1 linear feet (1 box)
Meir David Loewenstein was an Israeli politician who served on a number of early Israeli government bodies. The collection consists of official letters of the three Provisional Institutions active prior to the establishment of the State of Israel and during its first year of existence: The People's Council – Moetzet HaAm; The People's Administration – Minhelet HaAm; and The Provisional State Council – Moetzet HaMedina HaZmanit, later named The Constituent Assembly and eventually named: The First Knesset.
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Miscellaneous 1948 Materials, 1948

This folder includes (among other 1948 materials): invitations to sessions and ceremonies; a small folding white-bristol card printed in blue with headlines "Moetzet HaAm, Moshav Hachrazat HaAtzmaut, Tel Aviv, 14.5.1948" (Hebrew: declaration of Independence session, Tel-Aviv, 14.5.1948); a map of Jerusalem depicting zones under Israeli Defense Forces control and the Jordanian zones; memoranda and documents concerning Folke Bernadotte's (UN Mediator in Palestine) proposal for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the borders of the State of Israel; and documentation of ordinances and regulations.

University Players Collection, 1948-1961

AC381 18 boxes
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The collection consists mainly of playbills, photographs, and clippings of press announcements and reviews of the University Players, a youthful group of Princetonians aspiring toward careers in the performing arts. Not entirely comprised of Princeton alumni and undergraduates, however, the organization provided experience and training for many hopefuls who have in fact succeeded in that goal. Taking its name from an earlier group with the same ambitions and who also made great contributions to American theatre and film, it provided the Princeton community with some exciting and meritorious summer theatre for more than a decade.

British Military Mission to Greece Operational Intelligence Files, 1948-1949

C0853 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of summary reports (1948-1949) of operational intelligence of the British military mission to Greece during the Greek Civil War (1944-1949).

China Papers of Samuel Cochran, 1898-1926

C0406 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
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Consists of notes, letters, photographs, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings of Samuel Cochran (Princeton Class of 1893) during the years (1898-1926) he served as a Presbyterian medical missionary in Hwaiyuan, Anhwei Province, China.

Lovett Fielding Edwards Papers, 1948-1970s

C1366 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
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Consists of selected papers of English author Lovett F. Edwards.
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Peter Schwed Correspondence, 1948-1994 (mostly 1982)

C0825 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 40 letters by various authors to Peter Schwed on the occasion of his retirement in 1982 as editor, publisher, and vice-president (1945-1982) of Simon and Schuster, Inc. Also present are brief comments on these letters by Schwed and a copy of his self-published Plum to Peter: Letters of P. G. Wodehouse to his Editor Peter Schwed (1996).
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Peter Schwed Correspondence, 1948-1994 (mostly 1982)

Consists of 40 letters by various authors to Peter Schwed on the occasion of his retirement in 1982 as editor, publisher, and vice-president (1945-1982) of Simon and Schuster, Inc. Also present are brief comments on these letters by Schwed and a copy of his self-published Plum to Peter: Letters of P. G. Wodehouse to his Editor Peter Schwed (1996).

Brazilian Poetry: Pamphlets I, 1948-1998

LAE050 72 items
This microfilm contains poetry pamphlets by Brazilians issued between 1948 and 1998.

Princeton University Art Museum Teaching Materials, Spring 2024, January 2024

PUAM001 692 items flat works
Consists of approximately 692 flat works from the collections of the Princeton University Art Museum, temporarily transferred to the Princeton University Library for use in Princeton University courses during the Spring 2024 semester.

United Nations Mission to Palestine, 1948-1949

C1240 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a memorandum and typed copies of the "Summaries of the Daily Operations" of the United Nations Mission Mediator to Palestine in 1948-1949, ordered and here compiled by F. P. Henderson, the head of the U.N. operations branch in Haifa, Israel.
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Vivilakēs Collection of Modern Greek Theater Playbills, 1948-1967

RCPXR-6386701 4 boxes 1.6 linear feet
This collection contains playbills mostly from Greece and a few from other countries.

American Civil Liberties Union Washington, D.C. Office Records, 1948-1970

MC190 35 boxes
This collection consists of the papers received and generated by the staff of the Washington, D.C. Office of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) during the 1950s and 1960s. The ACLU is a leading defender of civil liberties in the United States. Founded in 1920, it has been the recipient of sharp criticism for its willingness to defend unpopular causes and has participated in a majority of the landmark cases to come before the Supreme Court in the twentieth century. The Washington Office's primary responsibility is to monitor legislative issues. In the 1950s the office worked against abuses caused by McCarthyism, including loyalty oath requirements, powers of legislative investigating committees, and censorship of free speech and expression. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, the office focused on civil rights issues and the defense of alternative means of self expression. The Washington Office was also deeply involved with defending the civil liberties of those associated with the federal government and its agencies.
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Historical Novels of Jere Wheelwright, 1948-1954

C0449 5 boxes
Consists of signed typescripts and galley proofs for four works of historical fiction by author Jere Wheelwright (1905-1961), (Princeton Class of 1927).
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Frank Norris Novels, 1948-1956

C0221 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts for two works of fiction by American novelist Frank Norris (Princeton Class of 1929).
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Office of Naval Research Contract N6onr-270 Task Order V Technical Reports, 1948-1958

ENG015 12 Volumes 1.0 linear feet
The reports in this collection describe research in the field of sound propagation and acoustic signal detection. In the early years of the research, the project was knows as the Underwater Sound Transmission Project. The research was funded by the Office of Naval Research Contract N6onr-270, Task Order V.
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William S. Dix Papers, 1955-1978

AC236 9 boxes
William S. Dix was Princeton's University Librarian (1953-1975) and a prominent spokesperson for librarians worldwide. The William S. Dix papers contain correspondence, reports, articles, and other materials documenting Dix's many professional interests and activities outside of his position at Princeton.

Princeton Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Records, 1948-1972

AC209 2 boxes
Princeton University's Navy Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program was started in 1946 amidst a wave of enthusiasm for the ROTC that followed World War II. The collection consists of publications, bulletins, course materials, and manuals pertaining to the Navy ROTC program at Princeton.
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Office of the President Records: Shirley Tilghman Subgroup, circa 1960-2014 (mostly 2001-2013)

AC379 137 boxes 25962 digital files 1 website
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The Office of the President Records: Shirley M. Tilghman Subgroup contains the files generated and compiled by Princeton University's Office of the President during the administration of Shirley M. Tilghman, the University's 19th president. The records consist of files pertaining to academic programs, campus building projects, fundraising, students, faculty, and staff and include correspondence, reports, speeches, and printed materials.

Richard Arndt Papers, 1949-2021

MC276 20 boxes
Richard T. Arndt (1928-) worked in cultural diplomacy for over two decades for the U.S. Information Agency and the Department of State. The collection contains his papers, speeches, article clippings, and correspondence related to cultural diplomacy.

Bruce C. Willsie Collection of Ethiopic Magic Scrolls, 1700-1900

C0943 12 boxes 2702 items 20.5 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of Ethiopic magic scrolls, chiefly dating from the 18th to 20th centuries, collected by Bruce C. Willise (Princeton Class of 1986).

Gabriela Mora Collection of Elena Garro, circa 1940s-1990s (mostly 1974-1980)

C0994 2 boxes 0.63 linear feet
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The collection includes correspondence to and from Mexican author Elena Garro and Chilean American critic and scholar Gabriela Mora, a handwritten testament by Elena Garro, and photographs of Gabriela Mora, Elena Garro, and Garro's family, friends, and colleagues. Also includes audio recorded interviews of Elena Garro conducted by Gabriela Mora in 1974 and 1979.
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Gabriela Mora Collection of Elena Garro, circa 1940s-1990s (mostly 1974-1980)

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The collection includes correspondence to and from Mexican author Elena Garro and Chilean American critic and scholar Gabriela Mora, a handwritten testament by Elena Garro, and photographs of Gabriela Mora, Elena Garro, and Garro's family, friends, and colleagues. Also includes audio recorded interviews of Elena Garro conducted by Gabriela Mora in 1974 and 1979.

Alumni and Faculty Offprint Collection, circa 1800-1997 (mostly 1915-1955)

AC121 54 boxes 42 folders
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This collection consists of offprints of articles written by Princeton alumni and faculty; however, in some instances the articles are written about an individual alumni or faculty member. The offprints generally consist of journals, published articles, speeches, lectures, sermons, memorials, and articles from scientific journals and magazines.
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Alumni and Faculty Offprint Collection, circa 1800-1997 (mostly 1915-1955)

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This collection consists of offprints of articles written by Princeton alumni and faculty; however, in some instances the articles are written about an individual alumni or faculty member. The offprints generally consist of journals, published articles, speeches, lectures, sermons, memorials, and articles from scientific journals and magazines.

Princeton University Broadsheets Collection, circa 1807-1983

AC375 2 boxes 1 folder
This collection comprises broadsides, posters and similar single-sided oversize printed objects created by or for Princeton University.
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Series 1: Broadsides and Posters from the Princeton University Archives Oversize Collection, circa 1807-1983

Series 1: Materials from the Princeton University Archives Oversize Collection, circa 1807-1983 contains oversize items from the University archives that do not fit well into existing archival collections. These include advertisements for a variety of events and activities, memorial and congratualtory notices, certificates and diplomas awarded to Princeton, as well as certificates and diplomas awarded by Princeton to other insitutions.

Mathieu-Guillaume-Thérèse Villenave's Collection on Alina d'Eldir, circa 1829 - 1950s (mostly 1829-1845)

C1624 1 box
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Consists of correspondence and other materials collected by Mathieu-Guillaume-Thérèse Villenave relating to Alina d'Eldir, including her biography, her work with magnetism treatments, and the Ordre Asiatique de Morale Universelle.
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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.
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Luzern Humphrey Collection, circa 1838-2014 (mostly 1852-1854)

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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.

Princetoniana Collection, circa 1870-2009

AC108 850 linear feet
Each volume or set of volumes in the Princetoniania Collection is represented in the Princeton University Library Main Catalog, which is searchable by title, author, or call number.
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Percival W. Petch Papers, circa 1900-1953

C1584 1 box
Consists primarily of an unpublished manuscript, dating from 1917 to 1919, along with clippings and a few original photographs documenting the experiences of Percival William Petch (1886-1940), a British army officer who was stationed along the Macedonian Front during World War I.
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Princeton University Athletics Scrapbooks and Clippings Collection, circa 1914-1967, 1914-1967

AC404 2 boxes
Organized competitive athletics appeared on the Princeton campus in the 1850s and 1860s through the formation of intramural and intercollegiate athletics clubs which evolved over the ensuing century into the modern collegiate athletic system. The collection consists of scrapbooks and sets of clippings about sports and athletes at Princeton.
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Princeton University Athletics Scrapbooks and Clippings Collection, circa 1914-1967, 1914-1967

Organized competitive athletics appeared on the Princeton campus in the 1850s and 1860s through the formation of intramural and intercollegiate athletics clubs which evolved over the ensuing century into the modern collegiate athletic system. The collection consists of scrapbooks and sets of clippings about sports and athletes at Princeton.

Francis Catlin Collection on Princeton Bicentennial Celebration, circa 1930-1964

AC452 1 box
Francis Catlin was a member of the Princeton University Class of 1947. The collection contains materials distributed at the 1947 Bicentennial Convocation celebrating Princeton University's 200th anniversary.
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Patrick J. Kelleher Papers, circa 1939-1981 (mostly 1960-1978)

C0623 6 boxes
Patrick Kelleher was director of the Princeton University Art Museum from 1960 to 1972. His papers consist of articles, notes, photographs, and printed matter from Kelleher about the Holy Crown of Hungary. There is a smaller selection of correspondence with artists and colleagues about the direction of the Art Museum.
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Charles E. Fehon Papers, circa 1947-1950

AC384 5 boxes
Consists primarily of original artwork created by Charles E. Fehon, Princeton Class of 1950, during the process of designing sets and costumes for Princeton theater groups including Theatre Intime, University Players, and the Triangle Club.
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Lloyd R. Morris Manuscripts, circa 1948-1950

C0087 2 boxes 0.4 linear feet
Consists of typescripts and related material for American author Lloyd R. Morris's Not So Long Ago (1949) and William James (1950).
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