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Edward Raymond Ames Family Collection, 1823-1855

C1005 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of diaries and family correspondence of itinerant clergyman Edward Raymond Ames.

James Chaytor Papers, 1804-1849

C0393 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of ship's papers, a diary (1841), and correspondence of James Chaytor relating to some of the nineteenth-century American ships for which he was commander or shipmaster.
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Ottoman Turkish Documents from Greece, 1829-1906

C0629 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of various Ottoman Turkish documents (1829-1906), with some Greek annotations, pertaining to the areas of Trikala (Tricca), Ioannina (Janina), Karditsa and Thessaly in Greece.

Ralph Freedman Correspondence, 1947-2013 (mostly 1980-2010)

C1642 80 digital files 3 linear feet 3 boxes .1 GB
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Consists primarily of professional correspondence of literary scholar, author, and novelist Ralph Freedman (1920-2016).
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Historic American Buildings Survey of the Princeton Branch Railroad and Station (Dinky), 2013

AC417 1 box
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The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) is an initiative administered by the United States National Park Service through its Heritage Documentation Program. The Historic American Buildings Survey of the Princeton Branch Railroad and Station (Dinky) contains the agency's report and supporting photographs; digital copies of the documents and photographs can be found on one CD and one DVD.
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Historic American Buildings Survey of the Princeton Branch Railroad and Station (Dinky), 2013

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The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) is an initiative administered by the United States National Park Service through its Heritage Documentation Program. The Historic American Buildings Survey of the Princeton Branch Railroad and Station (Dinky) contains the agency's report and supporting photographs; digital copies of the documents and photographs can be found on one CD and one DVD.

Howard Crosby Butler Correspondence, 1917

C1026 2 boxes 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of Howard Crosby Butler, Princeton professor of the history of architecture, with former students undergoing military training during World War I.
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D.I. Rallēs correspondence, 1943-1944

C1444 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of outgoing correspondence of Rallēs.

Princeton Committee on Palestine Records, 2014-2016

AC444 118 digital files
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The Princeton Committee on Palestine is an organization at Princeton University that stands in solidarity with the Palestinian people against injustice and in defense of human rights. The Princeton Committee on Palestine Records consists of materials related to the Princeton Divests campaign.

Maxwell E. Perkins Letters to Elizabeth H. Lemmon, 1922-1947

C0655 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of 128 letters (1922-1946) by Scribner editor Maxwell E. Perkins to his long-time friend and platonic lover Elizabeth H. Lemmon.

Philip Carteret Collection, 1672-1874

C0901 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists primarily of autograph letters, with typed transcriptions, of New Jersey's first governor, Philip Carteret.

Reading Family of New Jersey Collection, 1757-1787 (mostly 1765-1781)

C1253 1 box 2.5 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and documents of three members of the Reading family of New Jersey: Thomas Reading, his brother George, and their father, Governor John Reading. Most of the material deals with incidences during the time of the American Revolutionary War.

Princeton University Library Collection of Patrick Henry Materials, 1743-1796

C1165 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscript material by and about American attorney, politician, and planter Patrick Henry (1736-1799).
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Documents Regarding Henry's Purchase of Lands on Leatherwood Creek, Henry County, 1743-1783 (mostly 1778)

Consists of three documents related to the purchase of lands for Patrick Henry's Leatherwood Plantation. In one document, dated November 27, 1778, Martin Key agrees to allow Patrick Henry to settle on land on Leatherwood Creek in Henry County, Virginia, which Henry purchased from Thomas Lomax, but was involved in a legal dispute. Another is a May 29, 1778, document signed by Thomas Lomax transferring 9,990 acres of land on Leatherwood Creek to Patrick Henry. The third is a complaint for the Court of Chancery case of Lomax v. Randolph concerning a tract of land, circa 1743 (filed April 3, 1783).

Flores and Viramontes Families Papers, 1880s-1989 (mostly 1900-1954)

C1670 0.4 linear feet 1 box
Consists of a group of family photographs, ephemera, and other papers belonging to the Flores and Viramontes families, two interconnected Mexican American families living in southwest Texas and New Mexico in the 20th century.
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Twining Family Papers, 1778-1934 (mostly 1845-1900)

C0817 1 box 0.6 linear feet
Consists of correspondence received by various members of the Twining family, originally of New Haven and Litchfield, Connecticut, and later of New York. There are letters both personal and professional in nature.

Miscellaneous Ottoman Turkish Collection, 1802-1929

C1251 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected official and legal documents from the period of the late Ottoman Turkish Empire.

William Couper Collection, 1769-1849 (mostly 1822-1844)

C0325 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence betwen American tea merchant William Couper and his family during the years (1831-1844) when he was traveling abroad to Europe and the Far East.

John Hancock Collection, 1776-1781

C1072 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of American Revolutionary patriot and statesman John Hancock.

Greenwich Island, Pennsylvania, Collection, 1782-1796

C1070 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 72 18th-century documents for accounts, tax collection, or the sale of land in the Township of Greenwich, in Berks County, Pa.
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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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Meir David Loewenstein Papers Related to the Establishment of the State of Israel, 1948-1950

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.

New Granada Slavery Collection, 1757-1812

C1052 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 58 manuscript leaves, comprising 27 Spanish documents, relating to the buying and selling of slaves in the Kingdom of New Granada (now Colombia).
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Documents Relating to the Charles Willson Peale Portrait of George Washington, 1794-1906

C0242 1 volume 0.1 linear feet
Consists of reproductions of a portrait of Washington painted by Charles Willson Peale and documents relating to the possession of the original painting.

Ribeiro de Avellar Family Plantation Records, 1797-1858

C1605 2 boxes
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Consists of plantation records of the Ribeiro de Avellar family documenting the accounts and operations of their sugar and coffee plantation Pau Grande in the parish of Paty do Alferes, Brazil. Materials include extracts from account books spanning from 1797 to 1810 and correspondence and receipts from the 1830s through the 1850s.

Office of General Counsel Records, 1865-2016 (mostly 1971-1997)

AC283 343 boxes 1 websites
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The Office of General Counsel, established in 1972, provides legal counsel to officers and departments of the University, and serves as legal representative for the University in litigation, administrative matters, and transactions. The records contain correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, administrative material relating to the Office of General Counsel and other departments, legal documents, grant and tax reports, legal briefs, affidavits, depositions, as well as litigation material involving estates, trusts, gifts, University employees, and various individuals and corporations.

Don Oberdorfer Papers on Princeton University: The First 250 Years, 1994-1995

AC245 1 box
Don Oberdorfer is a member of the Princeton class of 1952 and was a well-regarded political correspondent with the Washington Post for 25 years. Consists of notes and photocopies of articles used as research materials for Princeton University: The First 250 Years (1995).
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Esther and Doris Hoffman Correspondence, 1925-1959

MC317 0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Esther Hoffman served with the Intelligence Establishment of the Department of the Army for over forty-one years. Doris Hoffman worked as a secretary for the League of Nations Commission in Peking, China between 1929 and 1934. The collection consists largely of letters written home by sisters Esther and Doris Hoffman while employed in Peking, China between 1925 and 1941.
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Esther and Doris Hoffman Correspondence, 1925-1959

Esther Hoffman served with the Intelligence Establishment of the Department of the Army for over forty-one years. Doris Hoffman worked as a secretary for the League of Nations Commission in Peking, China between 1929 and 1934. The collection consists largely of letters written home by sisters Esther and Doris Hoffman while employed in Peking, China between 1925 and 1941.

Dorothea Lieven Letters to Klemens Metternich, 1820 January 6-1826 December 12

C1620 2 boxes
Consists of annotated copies of Dorothea Lieven's (1785-1857) letters, dating from 1820 to 1826, to Klemens Metternich (1773-1859), which she documented in a series of 36 notebooks.

Dorothy Shipley White Photograph Collection, 1890-1970

MC161 1 box
The Dorothy Shipley White Collection encompasses two sets of photographs, one on the life of Charles deGaulle and the other on French Africa. White presumably collected the photographs in preparation for her book, Black Africa and deGaulle (Pennsylvania State University Press, 1979). Mrs. White sent the photographs and negatives of the deGaulle photographs to Princeton in 1989.
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Dorothy Shipley White Photograph Collection, 1890-1970

The Dorothy Shipley White Collection encompasses two sets of photographs, one on the life of Charles deGaulle and the other on French Africa. White presumably collected the photographs in preparation for her book, Black Africa and deGaulle (Pennsylvania State University Press, 1979). Mrs. White sent the photographs and negatives of the deGaulle photographs to Princeton in 1989.

Doubleday & Company File of Louis Kronenberger Correspondence, 1959-1981 (mostly 1970-1979)

C1579 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters from critic, novelist, and biographer Louis Kronenberger to his editors at Doubleday & Company.
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Douglas C. Tudor Naval Collection, 1905-1912

C0995 2 boxes 1.75 linear feet
Consists of journals/logs and photograph albums of Royal Navy Midshipman Douglas C. Tudor, later a lieutenant.

Oliver Ellsworth Collection, 1775-1883

C1049 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, engravings, documents, and printed material related to Oliver Ellsworth, the eighteenth-century Connecticut senator and jurist.

Wolcott Family Correspondence, 1763-1838

C0447 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of copies of family correspondence of Frederick Wolcott of Litchfield, Connecticut. Wolcott was a son of Connecticult governor Oliver Wolcott, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
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Frederic Vinton Correspondence, 1847-1899

C0344 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence of Frederic Vinton, librarian at Princeton from 1873 to 1890.

Roger Senhouse Correspondence, 1919-1931

C1093 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence of English editor and publisher Roger Senhouse.

Dwight D. Eisenhower White House photographs, 1950-1960

MC044 3 boxes
Consists of White House photographs (1950-1960) that are mainly of President Eisenhower on various public occasions.

Navajo Mission Collection, circa 1895-1908

WC116 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of miscellaneous manuscripts and 143 photographs documenting the Navajo mission in San Juan County, New Mexico, that was started in 1891 by Mary L. Eldridge and M. E. Raymond.
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Marion Eppley Collection of World War I Photographs, 1914-1918

C0803 1 volume 1.75 linear feet
This collection consists of an album of 38 photographs (5" x 7" and 9" x 11") taken during World War I and collected by Marion Eppley (Princeton Class of 1906).

Paul Nystrom and Pauline Steffen Manuscripts, 1950s-1974

C0529 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of three unpublished manuscripts on economic subjects by Paul Henry Nystrom and Pauline Steffen.

F. Van Wyck Mason's "Stars on the Sea" Typescript, 1940

C0040 1 box
Consists of the printer's typescript for American novelist F. Van Wyck Mason's novel Stars on the Sea.
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Edmund David Osinski Photographs of the Philippines, 1931-1933

C1719 1 box
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Consists of photographs of landscapes and peoples of the Philippines, particularly the Bontoc/Bontok and other Cordilleran, or Igorot, peoples, photographer Edmund David Osinski (1909-1983) took while serving in the U.S. Army Signal Corps from 1931-1933.
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Edmund Wilson Letters to Margaret Rullman, circa 1900-1977 1950-1971 (mostly 1950-1971)

C0186 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of over thirty letters and cards from American literary critic Edmund Wilson (Princeton Class of 1916) to Margaret Rullman, a childhood friend.

Edward C. Thomas Letters to Nicholas Biddle, 1801-1804

C1289 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by Princeton graduate Edward C. Thomas to his friend and college classmate Nicholas Biddle about news of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University).
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Edward Robert Hughes Letters, 1883-1914

C0743 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of approximately 155 letters by English painter Edward Robert Hughes to his friend and patron Mrs. Sydney Morse.
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Roosevelt Family Collection, 1911-1959

C1189 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of several members of the Roosevelt family.

Edward T. Cone and Frances A. Kleeman Correspondence, 1954-2008

C1757 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence from Edward T. Cone to Frances A. Kleeman, a language and music educator and translator.

Edwin Arlington Robinson Letters, 1899-1968

C0193 1 box 0.5 linear feet
Consists of original letters and transcriptions of additional letters by Edwin Arlington Robinson, American poet and winner of three Pulitzer Prizes.

Edwin Forrest Letters to James Oakes, 1849-1872 (mostly 1860-1871)

C0721 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 178 letters by American actor Edwin Forrest to his friend James Oakes.

Edwin Mortimer Hopkins Papers, 1887-1894

AC241 1 box
Edwin Mortimer Hopkins was a member of the Princeton University class of 1888, earning an AB in English and completing his MA a year later. The collection documents the undergraduate and graduate career of Edwin Mortimer Hopkins at Princeton, and consists primarily of orations, poetry, and literary essays.
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Princeton University Summer Institutes and Cooperative Affiliates Collection, 1959-1967.

AC405 1 box
Princeton University faculty have long participated in pedagogical and research activities aimed at improving education and knowledge production at all levels. This collection consists of program materials and reports from summer institutes and curriculum development programs based at Princeton University, which were aimed at improving the education of primary and secondary school students, as well as specialized training programs for scientific researchers.

John Howell Westcott Collection, 1915

C1267 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of manuscript material for an edition of Einhard's Vita Caroli Imperatoris (or The Life Charlemagne) by classicist John Howell Westcott..

Hanna Fantova Collection of Albert Einstein, 1945-1958

C0703 2 boxes 1.5 linear feet
Consists of Hanna Fantova's collection of Albert Einstein material, as well as some of her own personal papers.

Ezra Pound Translations of Greek Drama, 1957

C0301 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of typescripts, with holograph emendations, of American poet Ezra Pound's English translations of Sophocles' Electra and The Women of Trachis.

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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Elena Garro 13 abril 1974 en N.Y., 1974

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1 audiocassette; side A written description on tape: Elena Garro 13 abril 1974 Borges, Camus, Fuentes, Bianco, Debray, Cabada. Side B written description on tape: Cara B Comi[illegible] Viela Garro. Lepo[illegible] Cárdenas ayuda a cam[illegible] Garro 13 abril 1974.
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Elena Garro 16 junio 1979 / 19 junio 1979, 1979

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1 audiocassette; side A written description on tape: Garro junio 16 1979 Teologia - Fuimos Perros - Zapat - Semana - La Culpa Tlaxcalt - El Arbol - Robotizla - Duende. Side B written description on tape: junio 19 1) Era Mercurio 2). Que hora es 3). Nuestra viclas 4). Guerra de Truya 5). Anillo 6). Perfecto Lu... [illegible] 7). Surreal 8). Dama Boba 9). La Mujer Sin Cocina.

Elias Dayton Collection, 1800

C0474 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of some business records of Elias Dayton, a nineteenth-century Elizabeth, New Jersey, general store owner and contractor.
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Elyse Graham Lecture Notebooks, 2003-2007

AC428 1 linear feet
Elyse Graham graduated from Princeton in 2007. The lecture notebooks contain transcriptions of college lectures and seminar discussions, along with some interviews conducted for the Daily Princetonian.
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Emily Brown Reports and Memoranda for the War Relocation Authority and the Federal Security Agency, 1871-1988 (mostly 1944-1946)

C1736 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Primarily consists of reports, memoranda, and drafts of speeches and press releases created in the course of Emily Brown's work for various government agencies during and following World War II, in particular, the War Relocation Authority, where she worked in the Reports Division, and the Federal Security Agency.
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Emily Brown Reports and Memoranda for the War Relocation Authority and the Federal Security Agency, 1871-1988 (mostly 1944-1946)

Primarily consists of reports, memoranda, and drafts of speeches and press releases created in the course of Emily Brown's work for various government agencies during and following World War II, in particular, the War Relocation Authority, where she worked in the Reports Division, and the Federal Security Agency.

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.
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England - Argentina Trade Collection, 1859-1885

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.

John Keats Memorial Volume Collection, 1920-1921

C0899 2 boxes
Consists of the original articles, essays, and poems written by prominent literary figures as contributions to the John Keats Memorial Volume (1921), edited by G. C. Williamson.

Madeira-Mamoré Expeditions Collection, 1875-1914

C1121 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of postcards, photographs, wood engravings, memorabilia, and printed material collected by Robert Hopewell Hepburn relating to expeditions sent down to tropical South America in an attempt by the Brazilian government to construct a railroad along the Madeira River. Robert Hopewell Hepburn, a young engineer with the Pennsylvania Railroad System and a Princeton graduate of the Class of 1871, made the trip in 1878. He son undertook the same effort twenty-nine years later, sending back postcards to his father from Brazil.
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Madeira-Mamoré Expeditions Collection, 1875-1914

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Consists of postcards, photographs, wood engravings, memorabilia, and printed material collected by Robert Hopewell Hepburn relating to expeditions sent down to tropical South America in an attempt by the Brazilian government to construct a railroad along the Madeira River. Robert Hopewell Hepburn, a young engineer with the Pennsylvania Railroad System and a Princeton graduate of the Class of 1871, made the trip in 1878. He son undertook the same effort twenty-nine years later, sending back postcards to his father from Brazil.

James Baldwin Playboy Interview, 1967-1968

C1557 2 boxes
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Consists of sound recordings, a transcription, and editorial notes documenting an interview of American writer James Baldwin conducted by Alex Haley (1921-1992) and Jim Goode (James A. Goode, d. 1992) in late 1967 and early 1968 for Playboy but never published in the magazine. The interview is conversational and wide-ranging, with Baldwin responding to questions about his personal and artistic life, as well as about larger social issues surrounding racism, sexuality, politics, economics, and activism.
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Interview with Alex Haley, circa 1967 October-1968 March

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Consists of sound recordings, totaling 3 hours and 38 minutes in length. These recordings were originally received on two 1/4-inch open reel audiotapes on 3" reels, labeled "A" (32101086143342) and "B" (32101086143359), which have been digitized. The apparent order of the tapes is 32101086143359_1, 32101086143359_2, 32101086143342_2, 32101086143342_1.

William Targ Postcards from Samuel Beckett, 1972-1987

C1638 1 box
Consists of 47 postcards from Irish author Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) to American book editor and publisher William Targ (1907-1999).

Thornton Wilder Collection, 1929-1974

C0622 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of Thornton Wilder, the celebrated American novelist and playwright, winner of three Pulitzer Prizes.

Ereunes ston Hellēniko agrotiko chōro, 1976-1977

RCPXR-7779025 8 boxes 3.2 linear feet
Consists of bound volumes of completed questionnaire forms relating to research project on Greek rural communities.
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Warren Alfred Stark Papers, 1947-1957 (mostly 1950-1952)

C1679 5 linear feet 7 boxes
Consists of correspondence, photographs, newspapers, and ephemera belonging to missile researcher Warren Alfred Stark that document his time in the United States Army at the White Sands Proving Grounds in New Mexico during the Korean War and the early years of the Cold War. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence between Warren Stark and Jean Anne Baldwin Stark (1928-1999), his girlfriend and later wife, and other family members and close friends.

Princeton University Library Collection of Frédéric Boissonnas Photographs, circa 1900-1920

C1147 1 box 1.7 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of photographs sites in Greece by Swiss photographer Frédéric Boissonnas.
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Holy Monastery of Saint George Pheneos, Corinth, approximately 1900-1910

Consists of a silver print (57.3 x 41.5 cm) depicting the monastery of Hagios Geōrgios in Pheneos in Corinth, Greece. Image is signed by the photographer in ink; title and number in pencil, as well as stamp in ink on the reverse reads: "Collection de photographies artistiques de Grèce Fred. Boissonnas et Cie Genève Représentant général Librairie Eleftheroudakis Athènes Grèce."

Ernest Cushing Richardson Collection of Papal Seals, 1484-1903

C1516 1 box 0.4 linear feet
This collection consists of twelve lead papal seals, ranging in dates from the 15th century to the late 19th and early 20th century.

Ernest Hemingway and Milford J. Baker Correspondence, 1918-1969 (mostly 1930-1932)

C0699 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence between American novelist Ernest Hemingway and his friend Milford J. Baker.

Ernest Lehman Screenplays Collection, 1955-1959

TC127 5 boxes
Contains original manuscripts and multiple drafts for American screenwriter Ernest Lehman's works "North by Northwest" and "Somebody Up There Likes Me."
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Erwin Panofsky Letters to Mrs. Alfred Barr, 1932-1967

C0050 1 box .2 linear feet
Consists mostly of letters by German-American art historian Erwin Panofsky to friend and art historian Margaret Scolari Barr.
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Erwin Panofsky Letters to the Burrages, 1938-1969

C0647 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters by Erwin and Dora Panofsky to the artist Mildred Burrage and her sister Madeleine ("Bob").

Essays by Jewish-American Immigrant Women, circa 1925-1929

C0880 1 box 0.5 linear feet
This collection consists of essays written by mainly Jewish women immigrants to the United States, regarding their lives and experiences. They were written in connection with English language classes given by the National Council of Jewish Women's Department of Immigrant Aid, and initially collected through a contest sponsored by the same organization. The winning essays were originally published in the journal The Immigrant, a publication of the Council.
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Essays by Jewish-American Immigrant Women, circa 1925-1929

This collection consists of essays written by mainly Jewish women immigrants to the United States, regarding their lives and experiences. They were written in connection with English language classes given by the National Council of Jewish Women's Department of Immigrant Aid, and initially collected through a contest sponsored by the same organization. The winning essays were originally published in the journal The Immigrant, a publication of the Council.

Esther Forbes "Paradise" Collection, circa 1936

C0130 1 box 0.5 linear feet
Consists of a late draft of Paradise (1937), a novel by American author Esther Forbes.
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Eugene O'Neill Photograph Collection, 1881-1946 (mostly 1922-1946)

C0617 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 55 photographs of American dramatist Eugene O'Neill and his wife, Carlotta, taken by various photographers..

Eugene W. Sloan papers, 1941-1945

MC183 13 boxes
Eugene W. Sloan served as Assistant Secretary to the Treasury (beginning in 1935) and was the creator and first administrator of the United States Savings Bond program. Consists of fourteen scrapbooks compiled by Sloan. Two scrapbooks, which Sloan compiled while Executive Director of the War Savings Staff.
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Sikhs of Princeton Records, 2010-2015

AC433 495 digital files
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The Sikhs of Princeton, a student organization established at Princeton University in the fall of 2009, exists to create a space on the University's campus that provides resources for Sikh students to express their faith as well as to spread awareness of Sikhism to the Princeton community. The Sikhs of Princeton Records consist of outreach materials as well as photographs and videos of events sponsored by Sikhs of Princeton. The collection also contains some records related to the student group Princeton Bhangra, which practices and performs bhangra, a South Asian folk dance.
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Néstor Perlongher Letters to Martha "Beba" Eguía and Ricardo Piglia, 1989-2012

C1421 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 24 letters from Argentine poet, activist, and anthropologist Néstor Perlongher (1945-1992) to artist and translator Martha "Beba" Eguía and her husband, the novelist Ricardo Piglia, including a draft of "Evita Vive."
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Gisèle Freund Correspondence, 1959-1986

C1541 4 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Correspondence of the German-born French photographer and photojournalist Gisèle Freund (1908-2000) with her New York-based literary agents, Marie Rodell, Frances Collin, and Joan Daves, as well as her literary agents' correspondence with others involved in the publishing of Freund's works and some related chapter drafts, publishing agreements, photograph lists, and publicity materials.

James Geddes Family Correspondence, 1797-1879

C1572 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of family correspondence of James Geddes (1763-1838), a Scottish American surveyor, civil engineer, salt manufacturer, judge, and politician who settled along Onondaga Lake in New York in the 1790s. Included is a detailed list of his expenses related to a 1804 land survey of locations in Onondaga, Cayuga, Oneida, and Oswego counties in New York. Geddes's correspondence, mostly dating from the 1820s and 1830s, pertains to his engineering and surveying work, politics, family matters, and other topics, and includes detailed observations he recorded on local weather patterns, plant life, and topography.
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James Geddes Family Correspondence, 1797-1879

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Consists of family correspondence of James Geddes (1763-1838), a Scottish American surveyor, civil engineer, salt manufacturer, judge, and politician who settled along Onondaga Lake in New York in the 1790s. Included is a detailed list of his expenses related to a 1804 land survey of locations in Onondaga, Cayuga, Oneida, and Oswego counties in New York. Geddes's correspondence, mostly dating from the 1820s and 1830s, pertains to his engineering and surveying work, politics, family matters, and other topics, and includes detailed observations he recorded on local weather patterns, plant life, and topography.
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James Geddes Letters to His Nephews and Nieces, 1827-1838

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Consists of sixteen letters from James Geddes to his nephews and nieces, John Geddes (1801-1889), Robert Geddes (1795-1866), and Jane Geddes (1804-1882) in Michigan, and William Geddes (1802-1877) in Pennsylvania. Most letters are addressed to John Geddes and are written either individually to John, or to John, Robert, and Jane collectively. One letter is addressed to William.

Jonathan Odell Collection, 1750-1780

C1151 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected material of Jonathan Odell, an eighteenth-century New Jersey clergyman and loyalist in the American Revolution, and his father, John Odell.

Sonja Karsen Papers, 1897-1993 (mostly 1950-1973)

C0813 4 boxes
Sonja Karsen, born in 1919, was a professor of Spanish at Skidmore College and intensively researched Jaime Torres Bodet and Guillermo Valencia, two Latin American politicians and poets. The Sonja Karsen papers contain much of her research on these two figures.

Leo Tolstoy Collection, 1890-1925

C1241 1 box
Consists of selected material by and about the noted Russian writer Leo Tolstoy.

Gipson Family Correspondence, 1911-1970 (mostly 1911-1947)

WC013 7 boxes 2.8 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence written by members of the Gipson family of Caldwell, Idaho, as contributions to a family chain letter.

Faure Family Coffee Plantation Correspondence and Inventory, 1761-1770

C1576 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of ten letters and an inventory related to a coffee plantation owned by François Faure in the Dondon parish of Saint-Domingue, a French colony on the portion of the island of Hispaniola (Taíno: Haiti) that became the Republic of Haiti in 1804. The collection documents the plantation's operations under the management of Faure's nephew Pierre Faure and a Monsieur M. Fauquet during Faure's absence in the 1760s. The materials in this collection provide a detailed account of the operations of a large colonial coffee plantation in the mid-18th century; they also contain evidence of the practice of marronage and other tactics of resistance to slavery in pre-revolutionary Haiti.
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Faure Family Coffee Plantation Correspondence and Inventory, 1761-1770

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Consists of ten letters and an inventory related to a coffee plantation owned by François Faure in the Dondon parish of Saint-Domingue, a French colony on the portion of the island of Hispaniola (Taíno: Haiti) that became the Republic of Haiti in 1804. The collection documents the plantation's operations under the management of Faure's nephew Pierre Faure and a Monsieur M. Fauquet during Faure's absence in the 1760s. The materials in this collection provide a detailed account of the operations of a large colonial coffee plantation in the mid-18th century; they also contain evidence of the practice of marronage and other tactics of resistance to slavery in pre-revolutionary Haiti.
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"Inventaire des trois habitations et dépendances de Monsieur Faure de présent en France gérées ci-devant par M. Remand et par procuration ils remis en ce jour a Pierre Faure, neveu", 1763 May 22-30

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Consists of a detailed ten-page inventory and statement of the condition of enslaved laborers, equipment, livestock, and crops on François Faure's Saint-Domingue coffee plantation. The inventory was conducted by Faure's nephew Pierre Faure and M. Fauquet, who managed the estate during his absence. The document lists enslaved men, women, and children (referred to as "négrittes") on the plantation, as well as those who escaped from bondage (referred to as "nègres marrons"), including information about their names, ages, places of origin, and ethnicities. The list includes people from various locations and ethnic groups in Africa, including those from the Bight of Benin region, the Congo, Senegal, and other parts of West Africa, including people from the African Yoruba and Mandé language groups. Nation labels given to those on the list include "Tiamba," "Arada," "Congo," "Nago," "Ibo," "Tapa," "Senegal," "Bambara," "Mandiga," and "Minan," and others are described as "Creole." The inventory indicates which enslaved people were working, sick or injured, or had escaped; it also lists children born to enslaved women during François Faure's absence. Additionally, the inventory contains an account of the quantity of coffee produced on the plantation, the state and condition of the coffee bushes, as well as of furniture, equipment, buildings, and livestock, including mules and horses, on the plantation.
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Letters from Pierre Faure and M. Fauquet, 1761-1770

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There are eight letters addressed from Pierre Faure and two letters from M. Fauquet. All are addressed to "Monsieur Faure" (François Faure), with the exception of the last letter, which is addressed to his son-in-law Valentin Loiseau. Some of the letters to Faure are addressed care of Loiseau, with whom Faure was likely residing in France.

Howard A. Loeb Papers, 1928-1951

MC188 2 boxes
Howard A. Loeb served as chairman of the board of the Tradesmens Bank and Trust Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and as representative of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on the Federal Advisory Council. This collection consists of Loeb's correspondence and printed matter related to these positions.
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Federal Bureau of Investigation Conference papers, 1971

AC312 1 box
Formed in 1970, the Committee for Public Justice was an affiliate organization of the ACLU composed of writers, lawyers, educators and other parties who felt that the United States was entering a period of political repression. The collection consists of twelve papers on the FBI presented at a conference sponsored by the Committee for Public Justice and held at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in October 1971.
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Federal Bureau of Investigation Conference papers, 1971

Formed in 1970, the Committee for Public Justice was an affiliate organization of the ACLU composed of writers, lawyers, educators and other parties who felt that the United States was entering a period of political repression. The collection consists of twelve papers on the FBI presented at a conference sponsored by the Committee for Public Justice and held at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in October 1971.

Federal Republic of Germany anti-communist collection, 1951-1953

MC064 1 box
Consists of anti-communist propaganda from West Germany, including newspapers, serials, leaflets, and stickers.

Ferdinand Denis letters and manuscripts, 1847-1882

C1625 1 box
Consists of letters, manuscripts and notes dating from 1847 to 1882, from French historian, writer, and librarian at the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève in Paris, Ferdinand Denis. Also included is one letter written to him. Many of the items concern Brazil, but there are also two chapters apparently intended for a book.
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John A. Roebling's Sons Company Records, 1821-1936

C1483 2 boxes 1.4 linear feet
The John A. Roebling's Sons Company was a family-run wire rope manufacturing business based in Trenton, New Jersey, and established in 1848 by John Augustus Roebling (1806-1869), a German-born American civil engineer best known for his wire rope suspension bridge designs, particularly the Brooklyn Bridge. The records consist of 10 bound volumes of business records, correspondence, and clippings kept by the company during the 19th and early 20th centuries, including typescript copies of John A. Roebling's professional correspondence, a company address book and manufacturing specifications catalog for wire rope, Ferdinand W. Roebling, Jr.'s business ledger, a minute book for the Roebling Construction Company, a volume of John Ferreol Monnot's patents, and a two-volume scrapbook on the German civil engineer and bridge-builder Karl Bernhard.

Fergus M. Bordewich Tapes, 1959-1972

MC101 1 box
Fergus M. Bordewich is a journalist and author of the books Bound for Canaan, Killing the White Man's Indian, My Mother's Ghost, and Cathay: A Journey in Search of Old China. As a journalist, he has traveled throughout Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, writing about human rights and other issues for The New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, Readers Digest, and other periodicals. The Bordewich tapes are recordings of Community Council meetings and other meetings related to Native American affairs, most of which took place in 1959.
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Fergus M. Bordewich Tapes, 1959-1972

Fergus M. Bordewich is a journalist and author of the books Bound for Canaan, Killing the White Man's Indian, My Mother's Ghost, and Cathay: A Journey in Search of Old China. As a journalist, he has traveled throughout Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, writing about human rights and other issues for The New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, Readers Digest, and other periodicals. The Bordewich tapes are recordings of Community Council meetings and other meetings related to Native American affairs, most of which took place in 1959.

William M. Armstrong Collection on E.L. Godkin, 1833-1978

C0560 14 boxes 6.5 linear feet
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This collection consists of American historian William M. Armstrong's works and research material on Edwin Lawrence Godkin (1831-1902), a founder and editor of The Nation (1865-1881) and editor of the New York Evening Post (1883-1900). The collection contains typed manuscripts of Armstrong's biography on Godkin along with other writings, as well as photocopies, microfilms, and typescripts of correspondence.

James Penrose Harland papers, 1906-1969

AC239 3 boxes
James Penrose Harland was a graduate of the Princeton University Class of 1913. The collection consists of James Penrose Harland's diaries, as well as clippings, photographs, postcards, and some correspondence.
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Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation Records, 2016-2019

AC480 78 digital files
The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation is a consortium of 13 academic libraries including Brown University, the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Stanford University, and Yale University. Key initiatives include the Borrow Direct Program and the IPLC Web Collecting Program. This collection includes administrative records kept by the Confederation for internal use, including charters, strategic plans, policy documentation, working group charges, program guides, annual reports, and minutes.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Robert Frost Materials, 1924-1977

C1060 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, poetry, photographs, and printed material of and relating to 20th-century American poet Robert Frost.

J. Arthur Hutton Angling Notebooks, 1886-1891

C1570 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of two notebooks or scrapbooks dating from 1886 to 1891 kept by noted English angler, J. Arthur Hutton that include a series of essays read before the Manchester Anglers' Association and monthly entries of descriptions of fishing flies.
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Fishing Scrapbook, 1886

A monthly (January-July 1886) scrapbook of 55 handmade fishing flies (actual flies tipped in) with handwritten descriptions. Also included is a handwritten treatise of fly-tying with accompanying drawings by the author; and fishing ephemera, including clippings, cards (including a double-page card titled "Derbyshire Flies" and two of Hutton's membership cards for Ribble Angling Association (1884) and Birdsgrove Fly Fishing Club (1885)), letters, and flies.
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Notebook of Essays, 1886-1891

Handwritten journal spanning 269 pages (some of which are blank) that primarily includes a series of essays read before The Manchester Anglers' Association: "Fishing in Derbyshire" (1886) with a map and illustration by the author along with a contemporary newspaper review of the talk with letters to the editor; "The Dove" (1887); "Grayling Fishing" (1887); "Water Flies" (1888), written for the Manchester Anglers' Notebook, with 3 printed color plates of flies; "Manchester Anglers' Notebook," a suggested preface which was not adopted; "Northern Angler's Conference," a speech to move a resolution in favour of better protection of grayling (Leeds November 17, 1888); "Angling Writers on the Distribution of Grayling" (1888); "500 Miles in Norway" (1888), in which Hutton recounts a fishing trip (56 pages); and "A Plea for the Grayling," the opening of a discussion on the advisability of introducing Grayling into the Ribble at Horton (1891).

Princeton University Library Collection of William Henry Jackson Photographs, circa 1880-1890s

C1488 2 boxes 1.2 linear feet
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This collection consists of five cabinet card Albumen photographs and one photograph album. The cabinet cards depict depict Pikes Peak in Colorado and the surrounding environs. The photograph album consists of 115 images of Colorado primarily, with some images of New Mexico, that depict various scenes of frontier towns, railroads, and natural landscapes. Most, if not all, of the photographs can be attributed to the American photographer William Henry Jackson (1843-1942), known for his iconic Indian portraits and landscape photographs of the American West.
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Princeton University Library Collection of William Henry Jackson Photographs, circa 1880-1890s

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This collection consists of five cabinet card Albumen photographs and one photograph album. The cabinet cards depict depict Pikes Peak in Colorado and the surrounding environs. The photograph album consists of 115 images of Colorado primarily, with some images of New Mexico, that depict various scenes of frontier towns, railroads, and natural landscapes. Most, if not all, of the photographs can be attributed to the American photographer William Henry Jackson (1843-1942), known for his iconic Indian portraits and landscape photographs of the American West.

John Sanderson, T. E. Pritt, and Henry Wade Trout Flies and Manuals, 1860-1872

C1672 0.4 linear feet 1 box
Consists of a small collection of 19th century trout flies and related manuals by John Sanderson, T. E. (Thomas Evan) Pritt, and Henry Wade.

Princeton Peace Network Records, 2001-2006

AC479 1 box 1 websites
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The Princeton Peace Network (PPN) was a student organization that formed in September 2001. These records contain protest materials, flyers, news articles about the Iraq War, material used in the PPN's teach-ins, and their public website.

Wright Family Papers, 1899-1939

AC419 2 boxes
The Wright Family Papers consist of correspondence received at Princeton University by Harry H. Wright, class of 1903, and his son Richard R. Wright, class of 1935, during their undergraduate years, as well as printed postcards and class directories, a songbook and Daily Princetonian style book. The Wright family owned a farm in Allentown, New Jersey, and the correspondence reflects family news, domestic and farm life at the turn of the twentieth century and again during the 1930s.

Food Services Managers Staff Meeting Minutes, 1963-1964

AC314 1 box
In 1954 the administration of Princeton University followed through on long-standing plans to create an official student center. The collection consists of one bound volume containing the detailed minutes of meetings of managerial staff of the Chancellor Green Student Center from 1963-1964.
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Princeton Action for Chile Records, 1976-1978

AC450 1 box
Princeton Action for Chile (PAC) was a student organization established in October of 1976 following the assassination of Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier in Washington, D.C. The collection consists of flyers, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and publications collected following the assassination that document resistance and responses to the Chilean junta under General Pinochet.