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John G. Reynolds Journal, 1837

WC011 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of a journal containing daily notations and copies of correspondence between Reynolds and his military superiors and the U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs during an emigration expedition (1837) of Creek Indians.
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John G. Reynolds Journal, 1837

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Consists of a journal containing daily notations and copies of correspondence between Reynolds and his military superiors and the U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs during an emigration expedition (1837) of Creek Indians.

Richard B. Cohen Collection of Francis S. Cockran, Reuben Yocum, and Bills Family Materials, 1845-1907

C1712 0.2 linear feet 1 box
Consists of three groups of 19th century materials that were formerly part of the Richard B. Cohen Civil War Collection. These include thirteen letters to Francis S. Cockran (1814-1886), a Maryland businessman, Navy officer, abolitionist, and Underground Railroad supporter; eight letters, bounty payments, and financial documents related to Reuben Yocum, 3rd Assistant Engineer on the U.S.S. Fort Hindman; and miscellaneous business records and letters related to the family business of John Houston Bills (1800-1871) and Leonidas Bills (1828-1881) in Bolivar, Tennessee.

Legal Accounts of John Morin Scott, 1829-1858

C0338 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of three hundred forty-six account sheets kept by American lawyer John Morin Scott (Princeton Class of 1805) covering his legal work in Philadelphia from June 1829 through March 1858.

John S. Copley Civil War Letters, 1861-1862

C1327 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of 24 letters by Union soldier John S. Copley to his friend Robert Moody throughout the first two years of the American Civil War. Copley, who served with the 9th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (38th Volunteers), includes detailed accounts of battles and life in various military camps.
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John S. Copley Civil War Letters, 1861-1862

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Consists of 24 letters by Union soldier John S. Copley to his friend Robert Moody throughout the first two years of the American Civil War. Copley, who served with the 9th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (38th Volunteers), includes detailed accounts of battles and life in various military camps.

Short Stories of Dorothy M. Johnson, 1948-1950

C0169 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts and some correspondence of Dorothy M. Johnson, a writer of Western fiction.

John Watts Letters to Thomas Champion, 1813-1819 (mostly 1814)

C0874 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of forty-eight letters by former chaplain John Watts to his friend Thomas Champion, a merchant at Mssrs. Rhodes &Champion in Sheffield.
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John Willis "Mni Wiconi, Honoring the Water Protectors" Photographs, 2016-2017

C1674 3 linear feet
Consists of 31 archival exhibition prints from the Mni Wiconi, Honoring the Water Protectors portfolio by John Willis.

Jonathan Edwards Family Collection, 1723-1798

C0233 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected correspondence, sermons, and documents of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) America's most important and original philosophical theologian, and his three sons, Timothy, Jonathan, and Pierpont Edwards.

Jorge Amado Letters, circa 1965-1985 (mostly 1980-1985)

C1622 1 box
The collection consists of typewritten and handwritten letters and postcards (circa 1965-1985) from Jorge Amado to Alvaro and Elisa Salema. Also included are typewritten letters from Zélia Amado to Alvaro and Elisa Salema.
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Margarita Aguirre Correspondence, 1958-1981

C0267 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence between Chilean author Margarita Aguirre and novelist and fellow countryman José Donoso.

Joseph François Chalard Translations of Four Novels by Alessandro Verri, 1810-1838

C1632 1 box
Consists of Joseph François Chalard's manuscript translations of four novels by the Italian author Alessandro Verri (1741-1816) into French, including "Les aventures de Sapho, poétesse de Mitylène" (Le avventure di Saffo poetessa di Mitilene), "La vie d'Erostrate" (La vita di Erostrato), and parts 1 and 2 of "Les nuits romaines au tombeau des Scipions" (Notti romane al sepolcro degli Scipioni).
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Joseph François Chalard Translations of Four Novels by Alessandro Verri, 1810-1838

Consists of Joseph François Chalard's manuscript translations of four novels by the Italian author Alessandro Verri (1741-1816) into French, including "Les aventures de Sapho, poétesse de Mitylène" (Le avventure di Saffo poetessa di Mitilene), "La vie d'Erostrate" (La vita di Erostrato), and parts 1 and 2 of "Les nuits romaines au tombeau des Scipions" (Notti romane al sepolcro degli Scipioni).

Joseph Lea Correspondence, 1799-1802

C0875 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence (approximately 125 letters) between Joseph Lea (Princeton Class of 1802) and his father, Thomas Lea.

Josiah S. Studdiford Family Correspondence, 1807-1862

C1495 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of the personal correspondence of Josiah S. Studdiford (1837-1862), documenting his service with the 4th New Jersey Infantry during the U.S. Civil War, including battles in which he was involved; his capture and time as a prisoner of war at Libby Prison (Va.) in the summer of 1862; and his death during the Battle of South Mountain (Md.) on September 14, 1862. Also included is the largely personal correspondence of several of Studdiford's relatives, including his grandfather, John Neely Simpson (1770-1832); his brother, Peter Augustus Studdiford (1828-1886); and his uncles, James Hervey Simpson (1813-1883) and Josiah Simpson (1815-1874). Many of those represented were Princeton University graduates.
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Josiah S. Studdiford Family Correspondence, 1807-1862

Consists of the personal correspondence of Josiah S. Studdiford (1837-1862), documenting his service with the 4th New Jersey Infantry during the U.S. Civil War, including battles in which he was involved; his capture and time as a prisoner of war at Libby Prison (Va.) in the summer of 1862; and his death during the Battle of South Mountain (Md.) on September 14, 1862. Also included is the largely personal correspondence of several of Studdiford's relatives, including his grandfather, John Neely Simpson (1770-1832); his brother, Peter Augustus Studdiford (1828-1886); and his uncles, James Hervey Simpson (1813-1883) and Josiah Simpson (1815-1874). Many of those represented were Princeton University graduates.
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Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), circa 1839-1860

Includes 2 letters to his nephew, Peter Augustus Studdiford, and his sister, Ellen Simpson Studdiford written from Buffalo, NY and Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin; and 1 unidentified letter about Simpson. In one of the letters to his nephew (March 4, 1839), Simpson describes Native American attacks that occurred in and around Tallahassee while Simpson was overseeing coastal surveys and road construction in Florida.

Samuel Gillet Navy Journals, 1827-1834

C1464 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Samuel T. Gillet (1809-1890) served in the U.S. Navy in the Mediterranean, 1827-1837. This collection consists mostly of travel journals from Gillet's service in the Mediterranean, 1827-1834.

Thomas Adams Papers, 1852-1859

C1452 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Thomas Adams (1830-1900) was a civil engineer, topographer, and surveyor who traveled west with Isaac Stevens (1818-1862), the newly-appointed governor of the Washington Territory. From 1853 to 1859, Adams served the party as meteorologist, topographer, sketch artist, and eventually, as assistant to Lieutenant John Mullan (1830-1909), who was in charge of the surveying. This collection consists of four journals and one letter book documenting Adams's life from 1852 to 1859. In addition to detailed descriptions of Adams's experiences, the journals also contain expertly drawn sketches of landscapes and forts, Native Americans, and animals, as well as home-made dictionaries of the Flathead language.
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Journal, 1853 May 5-1854 May 19

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This journal, approximately 132 pages of text and drawings, dates from May 1853 to May 1854 and narrates Adams's journey as part of a group traveling West with Isaac Stevens, the newly-appointed governor of the newly-created Washington Territory. Stevens was also appointed Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the territory. As Stevens traveled towards Washington Territory, he also arranged for the surveying of a railroad route across the northern part of the country, from St. Paul, Minnesota to the Puget Sound.
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"Journal of Thomas Adams, W.C.D.C. of Capitol Hill, A.D. 1852", 1852 June 30-August 8

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This volume, approximately 96 pages and 4 sketches, is titled, "Journal of Thomas Adams, W.C.D.C. of Capitol Hill, A.D. 1852." The journal includes details on his voyage on the S.S. Gallatin, twelve pages of notes from various publications, some verse, a pen-and-ink sketch of the U.S.S. Walker off Nantucket Bar, and three other miscellaneous pen-and-ink sketches.

Walter Minto Collection, 1787-1793

C1181 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of the eighteenth-century Scottish mathematician Walter Minto, who was one of Princeton University's earliest teachers of mathematics.

Junius Spencer Morgan Collection of Seals, circa 1294-1824

C1517 1 box 1.4 linear feet
Contains seven Royal and Papal seals spanning the 13th to the 19th century and including Louis XVIII of France, Pope Leo X, and Pope Boniface VIII.

Karađorđević Royal Family Photographs, circa 1900-1930

C1597 2 boxes
Consists of twenty one photographs relating to the Karađorđević royal family of Serbia and Yugoslavia.

Karl Eller photographs collection, 1930-1960

C1451 1 box 1 linear foot
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Consists of an open collection of photographs depicting Greek antiquities, portraits, and landscapes by Karl Eller.
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Kathleen Tankersley Young Correspondence, 1928-1932

C1273 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence of American author and editor Kathleen Tankersley Young with the New York book designer and printer Lew Ney and his wife, Ruth Widen.

Kees Verheul Letters from Nadezhda Mandelstam, 1968-1972

C1607 1 box
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Consists of 14 handwritten letters from Russian writer Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899-1980) to Dutch author and translator, Kees Verheul.
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Princeton University Library Collection of G. Berggren Photographs, circa 1880-1889

C0981 3 boxes 4.65 linear feet
Consists of photographs of Turkish sites taken by the Swedish photographer G. Berggren.

Kōnstantinos Stamatēs Letters to Panagiōtēs Kodrikas, 1788-1794

C1535 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Kōnstantinos Stamatēs (1764-1817) was a Greek patriot and secret agent working for the French government and for Michael Soutzo, the Prince of Wallachia and Moldavia, during the French Revolution. The collection consists of one hundred and ninety-eight letters from Stamatēs to Panagiōtēs Kodrikas (1762-1827), then secretary to Soutzo. Letters are primarily in Greek and are addressed from Paris (November 25, 1788 - 11 September 1793), Rouen (September 17, 1793), Le Havre-de-Grâce (September 30, 1793), Hamburg (October 15, 1793 - February 22, 1794), and Altona (March 1 - December 27, 1794).
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Kōnstantinos Stamatēs Letters to Panagiōtēs Kodrikas, 1788-1794

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Kōnstantinos Stamatēs (1764-1817) was a Greek patriot and secret agent working for the French government and for Michael Soutzo, the Prince of Wallachia and Moldavia, during the French Revolution. The collection consists of one hundred and ninety-eight letters from Stamatēs to Panagiōtēs Kodrikas (1762-1827), then secretary to Soutzo. Letters are primarily in Greek and are addressed from Paris (November 25, 1788 - 11 September 1793), Rouen (September 17, 1793), Le Havre-de-Grâce (September 30, 1793), Hamburg (October 15, 1793 - February 22, 1794), and Altona (March 1 - December 27, 1794).

The Heart of Maryland and Other Plays, by David Belasco, 1941

C0131 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of the manuscript, marked for typesetting, of American playwright David Belasco's The Heart of Maryland and Other Plays (1941), edited by Glenn Hughes and George Savage, as volume 18 in its series America's Lost Plays.

Violette Leduc Manuscripts and Correspondence with Simone de Beauvoir, 1945-1972

C1676 1.6 linear feet 4 boxes
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Consists of nearly 300 letters from Simone de Beauvoir to Violette Leduc documenting their literary friendship spanning four decades, along with 23 notebooks containing manuscript drafts of Leduc's autobiography, La Bâtarde (1964).

Lampersdorf Lutheran Congregation Registers, 1677-1822

C0979 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of six bound volumes kept by the Lutheran Congregation in Lampersdorf, Silesia (now Zaborow, Poland).

Princeton University Library Collection of James Monroe Materials, 1793-1824

C1142 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters and documents of James Monroe, fifth president of the United States.

L. R. Higgins California Lantern Slide Collection, 1910s-1942

C1437 3 boxes 0.8 linear feet
This collection primarily consists of glass lantern slides of California collected by L. R. Higgins dating from the 1910s-1920s, and possibly from the 1930s. California locales and subjects include Pasadena and vicinity, Camp Baldy and vicinity, sequoias, Yosemite Valley, the High Sierras, the city and residences of Los Angeles, the Tournament of Roses, Spanish mission churches, the town of Riverside, colored slides of local semi-precious gemstones, and relief maps of California.

Latin America photographs collection, 1930s

C1355 1 box .2 linear feet
An open collection of Latin America photographs.

Lauretta McDowell Photograph Albums and Memoir, 1947

C1726 0.4 linear feet 1 box
This collection consists of two photograph albums and a typewritten memoir documenting Lauretta McDowell's six-month period of work as a cadet nurse at the Tacoma (Cushman) Indian Hospital on Puyallup land in Washington State. The albums include photographs of Puyallup and other Indigenous patients, as well as McDowell's fellow nurses and doctors.
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Lauretta McDowell Photograph Albums and Memoir, 1947

This collection consists of two photograph albums and a typewritten memoir documenting Lauretta McDowell's six-month period of work as a cadet nurse at the Tacoma (Cushman) Indian Hospital on Puyallup land in Washington State. The albums include photographs of Puyallup and other Indigenous patients, as well as McDowell's fellow nurses and doctors.

United Spanish War Veterans Mrs. Edmund Rice Auxiliary Meeting Records, 1906-1922

C1673 1 box 2.0 linear feet (1 container)
Consists of three meeting ledgers documenting the activities of the Mrs. Edmund Rice Auxiliary of the United Spanish War Veterans, an American women's organization run by suffragists and philanthropists that advocated for veterans and their families during the first two decades of the 20th century, including during World War I.

Lee Family Collection, 1780-1886

C1108 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters and documents by and about members of the Lee family of Virginia. The Lee family is a historically significant Virginia political family, whose many prominent members are known for their accomplishments in politics and the military. They are descended from the Lees of Shropshire, England, and became prominent in colonial America when Colonel Richard Lee emigrated to Virginia and made his fortune in tobacco. Members of the family represented in this collection include Francis Lightfoot Lee (1734–1797) and Richard Henry Lee (1732–1794), both signers of the Declaration of Independence, Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee (1756-1818), and, most famously, Robert E. Lee (1807–1870), commander of the Confederate armies in the American Civil War.
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Lee Family Collection, 1780-1886

Consists of selected letters and documents by and about members of the Lee family of Virginia. The Lee family is a historically significant Virginia political family, whose many prominent members are known for their accomplishments in politics and the military. They are descended from the Lees of Shropshire, England, and became prominent in colonial America when Colonel Richard Lee emigrated to Virginia and made his fortune in tobacco. Members of the family represented in this collection include Francis Lightfoot Lee (1734–1797) and Richard Henry Lee (1732–1794), both signers of the Declaration of Independence, Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee (1756-1818), and, most famously, Robert E. Lee (1807–1870), commander of the Confederate armies in the American Civil War.

Philip Ten Eyck Letters to Philip J. Schuyler, 1793-1810

C1551 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of over 40 letters from New York City bookseller and politician Philip Ten Eyck to Philip J. Schuyler that document local, regional, and national politics as well as other prominent current events, among other topics.

Lewis, Adler and Laws Records, 1899-1934

C0481 12 boxes
Consists of letterpress copybooks of letters (1899-1934) sent by the Philadelphia law firm of Lewis, Adler and Laws to its clients.

William Charles Smith Correspondence, 1935-1971

C1203 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence of British musicologist William Charles Smith related to music and to George Frederic Handel.

Newton T. Hartshorn Collection, 1861-1864

C1073 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of thirty-six letters written by Captain Newton T. Hartshorn, U.S. Army, to his brother during the Civil War.

Mark Twain Collection, 1872-1921 (mostly 1872-1908)

C1036 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Collection consists of material by or about the celebrated American writer Mark Twain, including correspondence, photographs, and ephemera.

Samuel Jackson Reid Letters, 1901-1919

C0526 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of letters written by Samuel Jackson Reid (Princeton Class of 1906) to his mother, father, brother, and sister from 1901, the year before he entered Princeton, to his death in August, 1918, on a battlefield in France.

Theophilus Parvin Collection, 1823-1834

C1155 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts of Theophilus Parvin III, a nineteenth-century Presbyterian missionary from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Sir William Rothenstein Letters, 1898-1943

C0923 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 34 letters and postcards by the English painter Sir William Rothenstein to four correspondents: Henry Davray, Elizabeth Jungmann, F. H. Sunderland, and E. G. Wolfe.

Robert Rudd Whiting Papers, 1901-1918

C0573 3 boxes 1.15 linear feet
Consists of works, correspondence, photographs, and scrapbooks of American journalist Robert Rudd Whiting (Princeton Class of 1901).
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Richard Roe Letters to John Thelwell, 1805-1808

C1195 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of eighteen letters by Richard Roe, an irish stenographer and writer, to English author John Thelwell concerning Roe's life, business endeavors, and books on the English language.
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Ralph Rylance Letters to John Freeman Milward Dovaston, 1818-1833

C0764 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a group of 25 letters, 1818-1833, addressed to John Freeman Milward Dovaston (1782-1854) at Salisbury and London, England, by his friend and fellow author Ralph Rylance.

Letters to Michaēl Iatros, 1837-1857

C1728 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of incoming letters to Michaēl Iatros, a Greek politician and merchant, from several merchants and philanthropists, and members of the clergy.
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Letters, 1837-1857

Consists of incoming correspondence from several individuals from several places of Greece (Corinth, Gythio, Kalamata, Nauplio, Patras, Sparta and other places). The bulk of the letters come from the Petzalē brothers in Patras (Greece). Other corresponders named are: Dionysios Aravantinos, Stauros Stauroulopoulos, Giōrgos Michos, K.N. Michalopoulos, Spyros Alexandrakēs, P. Alexandrakēs, N. Dēmētriadēs, Ioannēs Meindanopoulos, Iōannēs Euthymiou, P. Dēmētriou, Ēlias Lykourezos, and Iatros' wife Magdalēnē.

"To Be a Marine" by Henry Aplington, 1986-1989

C0898 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a typescript of American marine Henry Aplington's unpublished autobiography "To Be a Marine" and two related letters he wrote to Princeton professor Samuel Hynes.
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Maurice Hewlett Letters to Sir Henry Newbolt, 1903-1928

C0844 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by English poet Maurice Hewlett to his fellow poet Sir Henry Newbolt, spanning the years 1903 or 1904 to 1921, though many letters are undated.

Wendell Wilcox Letters to Frank Sandiford, 1965-1981

C0828 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Wendell Wilcox was an American novelist and storywriter. Consists of 85 autograph and typed letters written by Wilcox from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to his friends Frank and Frances Sandiford in various towns in New York. Also present are 6 letters (1968-1969) by Esther Wilcox to the Sandifords.

Louis O. Coxe Letters to William Meredith, 1939-1984

C0730 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of approximately 110 letters by Louis O. Coxe (Princeton Class of 1940) to his former classmate, fellow poet, and friend William Meredith, primarily during the 1940s and 1970s.
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Mary Anne Hughes Letters to J. T. J. Hewlett, 1842-1844

C1300 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by Mary Anne Hughes to nineteenth-century English novelist J. T. J. Hewlett.

Raymond Mortimer Letters to Edward Sackville-West, 1925-1963

C0800 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 73 letters (1925-1961) by English author and literary critic Raymond Mortimer to his life-long friend Edward Sackville-West, both members of the "Bloomsbury Group."

R. P. Hinks Letters to Robert Cecil, 1950-1963

C0796 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of approximately 200 letters and postcards (1950-1963) written by English art historian R. P. Hinks to friend and curator R. A. Cecil.

Samuel Warren Letters to Charles Kent, 1848-1871

C0748 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 37 autograph letters by English novelist Samuel Warren to his friend Charles Kent, an editor of the London Sun and the Weekly Register.
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Steven Runciman Letters to Jeffrey Schaire, 1983-1991

C1236 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by British medieval historian and Byzantine art scholar Stephen Runciman to his friend Jeffrey Schaire, editor of Arts and Antiques magazine.

Walter de la Mare Letters to Olive C. Jones, 1927-1956

C0917 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters by British novelist and poet Walter De la Mare to Olive C. Jones, his secretary during the 1930s and, later, editor of Methuen's children's books.

Marquis Astolphe de Custine Letters to Comtesse Merlin, 1836-1855

C1577 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 273 letters, most of which are from French aristocrat, writer, and socialite Marquis Astolphe de Custine to his close friend, María de las Mercedes Santa Cruz y Montalvo, comtesse de Merlin. Reflecting on a myriad of topics, Custine's letters offer insight into the political, intellectual, social, and cultural happenings in Europe during a time of great change while also providing insight into his own character.

Selected Papers of Elizabeth Madox Roberts, 1919-1960 (mostly 1920-1939)

C0653 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected letters and poems of American poet/novelist Elizabeth Madox Roberts.

Taos (N.M.) Letters of Bonnie Scotland, 1889-1890

WC009 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of eighteen letters by Bonnie Scotland, a nineteenth-century Englishwoman living in Taos, New Mexico, to her sister, Mary N. Williams, in England.
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Sir Paul Rycaut Letters to William Blathwayt, 1692-1699

C0689 2 Volumes 0.6 linear feet
Consists chiefly of letters by English diplomat Sir Paul Rycaut to William Blathwayt (1649?-1717), who served James II and William III of England as secretary-at-war and was also William III's commissioner of trade, 1696-1706.
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Rose Cecil O'Neill letters to Mr. and Mrs. William Curtis Gibson, 1912-1927

C1153 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by Rose Cecil O'Neill, the American children's book author and illustrator, and inventor of the Kewpie doll, to her friends William Curtis and Fannie Gibson.
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Samuel B. Fisher Civil War Letters, 1862-1865

C1176 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of nine letters sent by Union Army soldier Samuel B. Fisher to his sister in Camden, New Jersey, during the Civil War.
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Philip Schuyler Letters, 1775

C1550 1 box 0.21 linear feet
This collection consists of eight letters and documents written by Philip J. Schuyler to Captain Cornelius Van Dyke, Colonel Goose Van Schaik, Richard Varick, and Reverend [Eilardus] Westerlo. Most of the letters were written from Ticonderoga, as well as from Saratoga and Albany, July 24 1775–December 1775.

Sir Richard Owen Collection, 1824-1866

C1152 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscript material of Sir Richard Owen, the nineteenth-century English biologist and paleontologist who coined the term "dinosaur."

Thomas Picton Collection, 1768-1807

C1171 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts of New Jersey Rev. Thomas Picton.

Thomas Howard "A Sketch of the Interest of Great Britain in her American Colonies, with Some Remarks upon the Policy, Trade, and Commerce of America" Manuscript and Letter, circa 1774-1777

C1555 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of an unpublished manuscript treatise, dating from the late 1760s, most likely authored by British military officer, Thomas Howard (1735–1778), as well as an 8-page letter from Howard written while he was commander of the Grenadier Guards during the American Revolution.

Levering Cartwright Collection on "Death Valley Scotty", 1939-1973 (mostly 1963-1971)

WC037 2 boxes 0.60 linear feet
Consists of papers of journalist Levering Cartwright (Princeton University Class of 1926) relating to the association of "Death Valley Scotty" (Walter Scott, 1872-1954), an eccentric prospector, Wild West show entertainer, and hoaxer, with his friend and financier, Albert M. Johnson, an insurance company executive.
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Miscellaneous, dates not examined

Contains 12 folders, of which 3 folders have correspondence (1939-1973, undated); 1 contains transcripts and reel-to-reel tapes of William F. Keys interviews; 2 contain approximately 75 color and black-and-white photographs of Scott, Keys, and Scott's home, "Death Valley Castle," primarily dating from the 1960s; 1 contains a photographic postcard (silver gelatin print) signed by Scotty and others, dated 1908; 1 contains postcards from the Death Valley area; and 4 contain newspaper clippings.

New York Herald Tribune Papers of Robert Cresswell, 1935-1939

C1133 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of several business reports and analyses prepared by Robert Cresswell, business manager of the New York Herald Tribune.

Lincoln Gilmore Smith Collection, 1950-1966

C1205 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of miscellaneous material of Lincoln Gilmore Smith, a physicist and professor of physics at Princeton University, relating to his construction and use of mass spectrometers.
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Pablo Le Riverend Correspondence, 1971-1987

C0694 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters to Cuban-American poet Pablo Le Riverend from Cuban émigré poets Lucas Lamadrid y Moya (1919-1987) and Matías Montes Huidobro (1931- ) and from Spanish poet Miguel Luesma Castán.

Lucy A. Merrill Diaries, 1873-1931

C1738 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 25 diaries, primarily kept by Lucy Amanda Merrill of Hudson, New Hampshire.
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Lucy Kleppel Collection on the Democratic National Convention, 1972

MC299 1 box
Lucy Kleppel traveled from Evanston, Illinois to Miami in 1972 to volunteer at the Democratic National Convention. The collection consists of material she gathered there.
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MacMartin Family Correspondence, 1827-1878

C0495 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists predominantly of nineteenth-century correspondence between members of the MacMartin family of New York and New Jersey.

Main Line: A Philadelphia Novel Collection, 1949

C0143 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of the original manuscripts (both holograph and typed) of Main Line: A Philadelphia Novel by American author, Livingston Biddle (Princeton Class of 1940).
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Sinclair Lewis: An American Life by Mark Schorer, 1961

C0336 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of a photoduplicated copy of Schorer's original typescript, with holograph corrections, for his 1961 biography of the American novelist, Sinclair Lewis.

Spanish Papal Nuncio Records, 1656-1675

C0758 2 boxes .8 linear feet
Consists chiefly of financial records, household accounts, inventories of moveable property, and some correspondence of Galeazzo Marescotti (1627-1726), who seved as papal nuncio to the royal court of King Carlos II of Spain from 1670 to 1675.

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.

Voula Papaiōannou photographs collection, 1900-1999

C1445 1 box 1 linear foot
Papaioannou was born in Lamia and grew up in Athens (Greece). She began working as a photographer during the 1930s, concentrating at first on studies of landscapes, monuments and archaeological exhibits. The outbreak of war in 1940 marked a turning point in her career, as she was intensely affected by the suffering of the civilian population of Athens. Realizing the power of her camera to arouse people's conscience, she documented the troops departing for the front, the preparations for the war effort, and the care received by the first casualties. When the capital was in the grip of starvation, she revealed the horrors of war in her moving photographs of emaciated children. After the liberation, as a member of the photographic unit of UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration), she toured the ravaged Greek countryside recording the difficult living conditions faced by its inhabitants. She often exceeded her brief, immortalizing the faces and personal stories of ordinary people in photographs that stressed dignity rather than suffering. During the 1950s Papaioannou's work expressed the optimism that prevailed in the aftermath of the war with respect to both the future of mankind and the restoration of traditional values. Nevertheless, her photographs of the historic Greek landscape are not in the least romantic, but instead portray it as harsh, barren, drenched in light, and its inhabitants proud and independent, despite their poverty. Voula Papaioannou's work represents the trend towards "humanitarian photography" that resulted from the abuse of human rights during the war. Her camera captured her compatriots' struggle for survival with respect, clarity, and a degree of personal involvement that transcends national boundaries and reinforces one's faith in the strength of the common man and the intrinsic value of human life. (http://www.benaki.gr/index.asp?id=1020103&lang=en) Consists of an open collection of Papaiōannou photographs.
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Voula Papaiōannou photographs collection, 1900-1999

Papaioannou was born in Lamia and grew up in Athens (Greece). She began working as a photographer during the 1930s, concentrating at first on studies of landscapes, monuments and archaeological exhibits. The outbreak of war in 1940 marked a turning point in her career, as she was intensely affected by the suffering of the civilian population of Athens. Realizing the power of her camera to arouse people's conscience, she documented the troops departing for the front, the preparations for the war effort, and the care received by the first casualties. When the capital was in the grip of starvation, she revealed the horrors of war in her moving photographs of emaciated children. After the liberation, as a member of the photographic unit of UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration), she toured the ravaged Greek countryside recording the difficult living conditions faced by its inhabitants. She often exceeded her brief, immortalizing the faces and personal stories of ordinary people in photographs that stressed dignity rather than suffering. During the 1950s Papaioannou's work expressed the optimism that prevailed in the aftermath of the war with respect to both the future of mankind and the restoration of traditional values. Nevertheless, her photographs of the historic Greek landscape are not in the least romantic, but instead portray it as harsh, barren, drenched in light, and its inhabitants proud and independent, despite their poverty. Voula Papaioannou's work represents the trend towards "humanitarian photography" that resulted from the abuse of human rights during the war. Her camera captured her compatriots' struggle for survival with respect, clarity, and a degree of personal involvement that transcends national boundaries and reinforces one's faith in the strength of the common man and the intrinsic value of human life. (http://www.benaki.gr/index.asp?id=1020103&lang=en) Consists of an open collection of Papaiōannou photographs.

Mrs. Humphry Ward Marcella Manuscripts, circa 1894

C0184 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of holograph drafts of several chapters, and other manuscript material, for Marcella, a novel by British novelist Mary Augusta Ward (1851-1920) who wrote under her married name as Mrs. Humphry Ward.
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Robert Barber Papers on Student Political Activism, 1967-1971

AC325 6 folders
Robert Barber's files from his undergraduate days at Princeton document political activism on campus.
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Margaret Tutwiler diaries, 1989-1992

MC252 1 box
Four diaries document the work and life of Margaret Tutwiler during her time as Assistant Secretary of State during the George H. W. Bush presidential administration.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Maria Chrousakē Photographs, 1938-1950s?

C1354 1 box 1 linear foot
Consists of an open collection for Maria Chrousakē photographs of several places in Greece and Cyprus mostly Byzantine churches and monasteries and archaeological sites.
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Maria P. Hedden Diaries, 1892-1925

C1737 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 24 diaries kept by Maria P. Hedden of Edgartown, Massachusetts, on Martha's Vineyard.
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Master's Theses Collection, 1894-2010

AC101 2100 Volumes
Graduate work in a formal sense emerged at Princeton in the 1870s when President James McCosh added new faculty and graduate fellowships. This collection consists of theses submitted toward the fulfillment of requirements for master's degrees at Princeton University.
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Matthew L. Davis Memoirs of Aaron Burr Research Files, circa 1830

C1716 0.25 linear feet 1 box
Consists of material Matthew L. Davis (1773-1850) kept while researching his Memoirs of Aaron Burr (New York: Harpers & Bros., 1837).

Meade Minnigerode Collection on The Terror of Peru, 1940

C0010 1 box
Consists of the typed manuscript and galley proofs of the novel The Terror of Peru by the American biographer and historical novelist Meade Minnigerode.

Murray S. Peyton Collection of Princeton Track & Field Materials, 1876-2016 (mostly 1950-2013)

AC460 9 boxes
Murray S. Peyton ('57) was on the track and football teams while at Princeton and has collected material related to Princeton and Ivy League Track & Field for over 50 years. The collection consists largely of track meet rosters, results, and program magazines.

Mildred Harford Correspondence with Lana Peters (Svetlana Alliluyeva), 1973-2007

MC265 1 box
This collection contains letters, cards, photographs and clippings from Lana Peters (Svetlana Alliluyeva) to her friend Mildred Harford. After defecting from the Soviet Union, Peters lived a transitory life in the United States, at one point denouncing the west and returning to the USSR, and eventually retunring to the United States, where she died in 2011.
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Mildred Harford Correspondence with Lana Peters (Svetlana Alliluyeva), 1973-2007

This collection contains letters, cards, photographs and clippings from Lana Peters (Svetlana Alliluyeva) to her friend Mildred Harford. After defecting from the Soviet Union, Peters lived a transitory life in the United States, at one point denouncing the west and returning to the USSR, and eventually retunring to the United States, where she died in 2011.

Spanish Military Documents Relating to 19th Century Cuba, 1845-1976

C0646 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of Spanish legal and military documents relating to the administration of Cuba in the 19th century.
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Princeton Inn Records, 1922-1970

AC288 2 boxes 5 Volumes
Princeton Inn was conceived of by a group of University alumni and trustees in 1914 who recognized the need for a hotel to comfortably house the families of students and other visitors in close proximity to campus. Consists of the minute books of the Princeton Inn and a sample form book.

Senior Council Records, 1915-1926

AC253 2 boxes
The Senior Council was an undergraduate student government organization that existed at Princeton University from 1905 to 1927. The collection documents the activities of the Senior Council. Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, pamphlets, and by-laws.
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The Life and Writings of James Wilson (1742-1798), by Burton Alva Konkle, 1946

C0317 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of an unpublished manuscript by history professor Burton Alva Konkle on the American Revolutionary activist and Supreme Court Justice, James Wilson.

Moses Hadas Photographs of Greece, 1944-1946

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

Princeton Summer Theater Records, 1968-2008

AC295 4 boxes
Princeton Summer Theater was founded in 1968 by three members of Theatre Intime who sought to continue acting during the summer offseason. The collection consists of organizational records and promotional materials which document the activities of Princeton Summer Theater dating back to its inception as Summer Intime.

Selected Papers of Francisco Ayala, 1956-1958

C0626 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of three carbon copies of corrected typescripts for the novella Muertes de Perro (1958) by Ayala, the exiled author and a visiting professor of romance languages (1956-1958) at Princeton, as well as miscellaneous notes and articles primarily in Spanish.

William T. Anton Collection of Southern Territorial Documents, 1802-1817

C0868 1 box 0.25 linear feet
The William T. Anton Collection of Southern Territorial Documents consists of nine Southern Territorial legal documents collected by William T. Anton, Jr., and his son, William T. Anton III (Princeton Class of 1988).
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Mississippi Territory, 1811 January 1

Document appointing William Johnson as Collector of the Territorial Taxes in the County of Wilkinson for the year 1811. Signed by David Holmes, Governor of Mississippi Territory in the town of Washington. David Holmes later became Governor of the State of Mississippi. Contains autograph note on verso by William Johnson, April 23, 1811. Affixed with Territorial seal.

Uruguay's Consejo de Estado: official documents, 1972-1980

LAE100 3 boxes 1.0 linear feet
This collection contains dozens of rare documents of Uruguay's Consejo de Estado during the era of the military dictarship, covering the years from 1972-1980. The documents were originally collected by a member of the Consejo de Estado.

Panos Geralēs Photographs Collection, 1901-1999

C1341 1 box 1 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of photographs by Geralēs.
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Travel Journals on French Trade and Slavery in the Indian Ocean, 1820-1826

C1614 1 box
Consists of two journals kept by an anonymous sailor detailing French voyages to the Indian Ocean, Southeast Africa, Indonesia, the Caribbean, and South America in the early 1820s. Entries document illegal trafficking by the French of enslaved persons from Indonesia and Southeast Africa to Île Bourbon (now Réunion), trade in livestock and foodstuffs in South America and the Caribbean, and life on board the ships.
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"À mon meilleur ami", 1820-1822

Includes descriptions of the following travels: Le Havre to Wright Island, United Kingdom, aboard Minerve, September-October 1820; Le Havre to Désirade Island, Guadeloupe, aboard Minerve, November 21, 1820-March 26, 1821, back on the Moselle; Le Havre to Baía de São Marcos, Brazil, aboard Saint Louis, September 8, 1821- March 5, 1822. (51 leaves).
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Travel Journals on French Trade and Slavery in the Indian Ocean, 1820-1826

Consists of two journals kept by an anonymous sailor detailing French voyages to the Indian Ocean, Southeast Africa, Indonesia, the Caribbean, and South America in the early 1820s. Entries document illegal trafficking by the French of enslaved persons from Indonesia and Southeast Africa to Île Bourbon (now Réunion), trade in livestock and foodstuffs in South America and the Caribbean, and life on board the ships.
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"Voyage à la Guadeloupe", 1822-1826

Includes descriptions of the following travels: Le Havre to Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, aboard Aimable Eulalie (owned by Feray), April 28-September 5, 1822 (as lieutenant); Euridice under Captain Le Coq as lieutenant: Crach, France, to Ensenada, Argentina, December 29, 1822-April 14, 1823; Saint Denis, Île Bourbon arrives June 16, 1823; Saint Louis , Île de France (Mauritius Island) arrives June 24, 1823; Saint Denis, Île Bourbon; Toamasina, Madagascar, arrives July 13, 1823; Saint-Paul, Île Bourbon, arrives August 1, 1823; Toamasina to Anjouan (Comoros Islands), September 22, 1823; Anjouan to Mohéli, leaves October 22, 1823; Between October 22 and December 23 1823: East Coast of Africa and Islands, including Makaloé, Miquindamy (Mikindani, Tanzania), Tanguy (Tanga, Tanzania) and Misimboua (Mocimboa da Praia, Mozambique); Misimboua to Oïbe Island (Ibo, Mozambique) December 15, 1823-March 7, 1824; Oïbe to Île Bourbon (with stop in Madagascar), March 7-April 26, 1824; Île Bourbon to Bali (Indonesia), May 16–October 7, 1824; Stops on several islands and arrives in Timor, Indonesia, October 31; Dili (Timor) – Île Bourbon, November 19–December 24, 1824; Summary of trades in Madagascar (rice), Seychelles (coconuts for Île Bourbon plantation), stay in Mauritius, 1825-June 14, 1826. (38 leaves, with 3 inset leaves).

M. Roberts Yaquis photographs collection, 1909

C1401 1 box .5 linear feet
Consists of 12 silver gelatin photographs (8 measuring 8x10 inches; 4 measuring 5x7 inches) of the Yaquis extermination by M. Roberts of Hermosilla, some with manuscript notations on the verso.
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United States Colored Troops 39th Infantry Regiment Muster Rolls, 1864 August 31-October 31

C1626 1 box
Consists of a complete set of muster rolls for the 39th Infantry Regiment of United States Colored Troops for the period of August 31st to October 31st, 1864, documenting African American soldiers who fought in the American Civil War in Virginia under the command of Colonel Ozora Pierson Stearns.

William A. Prickitt Papers Related to Company G of the 25th United States Colored Infantry Regiment, 1864-1869

C1657 0.4 linear feet 1 box
Consists of a group of military records collected by Captain William A. Prickitt (1839-1929) documenting the daily operations of African American soldiers in Company G of the United States Colored Infantry's 25th Regiment during the final year of the American Civil War.