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Jacob Viner Papers, 1909-1979 (mostly 1930-1960)

MC138 144 boxes
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Jacob Viner (1892-1970) is considered one of the greatest economists of the twentieth century. His career was spent at the University of Chicago and Princeton University, and he also frequently served as an advisor to the United States government. His primary academic interests included international economics, international economic relations, and the history of economic thought, but his investigations ranged across many disciplines. Viner's papers document his scholarship, as well as his government service, and include correspondence, manuscripts, reports, and research materials.

John Foster Dulles Papers, 1860-1988 (mostly 1945-1960)

MC016 657 boxes 1 folder 178 items
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John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), the fifty-third Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, had a long and distinguished public career with significant impact upon the formulation of United States foreign policies. He was especially involved with efforts to establish world peace after World War I, the role of the United States in world governance, and Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Dulles papers document his entire public career and his influence on the formation of United States foreign policy, especially for the period when he was Secretary of State, and include his correspondence files, as well as his writings, reports, and memorabilia.

Ferdinand Eberstadt Papers, 1868-1970 (mostly 1935-1965)

MC021 277 boxes 6 items
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Ferdinand Eberstadt (1890-1969) was a prominent Wall Street investment banker who also served in several government posts throughout his career. During World War II, he organized the production and distribution of supplies to the United States military through his work with the Army-Navy Munitions Board and the War Production Board, and he was subsequently involved in plans for the reorganization of the armed services and in the development of post-war economic policies. The Eberstadt papers primarily document his extensive career in public service to the United States related to defense and the economy, as well as his career as an investment banker and his personal life, and include correspondence, reports, his writings, and his personal papers.

Whiting Willauer Papers, 1916-1962 (mostly 1941-1955)

MC142 10 boxes 1 folder
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The papers of Whiting Willauer (1906-1962) reflect Willauer's entire career, but focus most strongly on the period from 1941 to 1954 when Willauer was in China and worked for China Defense Supplies, Inc. (1941-1944), the Foreign Economic Administration (1944-1945), the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration [NRRA] (1946-1947), and Civil Air Transport, Inc. (1946-1954). The papers also document his positions as an admiralty lawyer for the New York City law firm, Bingham, Dana and Gould (1931-1938), as Attorney, Criminal Division at the Department of Justice and Special Assistant to United States Attorney General (1929-1940), Special Counsel for the Federal Power Commission (1941), and his appointments as United States Ambassador to Honduras (1954-1958) and Costa Rica (1958-1961). In addition, materials which reflect Willauer's role as a delegate to the Organization of American States' Meetings of Foreign Ministers (August 1960) and to the United Nations General Assembly (October 1960) are found in the papers.

Harold Nicolson Papers, 1884-1962 (mostly 1925-1961)

C0913 2 boxes 6 items 0.83 linear feet
The Harold Nicolson Papers consists of papers of the English diplomat, journalist, and biographer Harold Nicolson (1886-1968). These papers primarily contain correspondence received by Nicolson, but there is also a large series of letters written by Nicolson to Richard Rumbold, as well as a few to others. Also included in the collection are manuscripts and/or working notes for four of Nicolson's published works. Furthermore, there is a small amount of papers of others, chiefly correspondence by and to Nicolson's wife, "Vita" (Victoria) Sackville-West.

Princeton University Library Collection of Western Americana Photographs, 1840-1998 (mostly 1870-1915)

WC064 144 boxes 123 linear feet
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Consists of a closed collection of more than 5,000 Western Americana photographs, consisting mostly of documentary photographs of the Trans-Mississippi West from the late 1860s to early 1900s, largely from the perspective of white photographers and settlers. Subjects include American Indians (especially studio portraits), natural wonders, cities, towns, buildings, and economic activities (mining, railroads, logging, and agriculture). Some photographs relate to the Indigenous populations of Mexico and Central America. The dimensions, physical formats, and photographic processes of the photographs vary widely.
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Young girls, 1943-1963

Dehumanizing and harmful descriptions using racist, colonialist, and sexist language were used to describe many of the items in this collection. In some cases, descriptions were creator-supplied or generated from transcriptions of captions on the photographs. In other cases in which photographs lacked any identifying information, descriptions were created by an archivist. These items are identified in the description with the note, "Cataloger supplied title."
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Young girl, 1943-1963

Dehumanizing and harmful descriptions using racist, colonialist, and sexist language were used to describe many of the items in this collection. In some cases, descriptions were creator-supplied or generated from transcriptions of captions on the photographs. In other cases in which photographs lacked any identifying information, descriptions were created by an archivist. These items are identified in the description with the note, "Cataloger supplied title."
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Yosemite Redwood cabin, 1900-1950

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Dehumanizing and harmful descriptions using racist, colonialist, and sexist language were used to describe many of the items in this collection. In some cases, descriptions were creator-supplied or generated from transcriptions of captions on the photographs. In other cases in which photographs lacked any identifying information, descriptions were created by an archivist. These items are identified in the description with the note, "Cataloger supplied title."

Eugene Paul Wigner Papers, 1930s-1980s (mostly 1940-1979)

C0742 119 boxes 49.7 linear feet
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Consists of the papers of Hungarian-born, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Eugene Wigner, and includes correspondence, subject files, writings, and offprints reflecting his long career in physics.

Bruce and Beatrice Blackmar Gould Correspondence, 1909-1969 (mostly 1927-1967)

C0673 14 boxes 5.4 linear feet
Bruce and Beatrice Blackmar Gould were co-editors at the Ladies' Home Journal in the mid 20th century. Bruce Gould also worked with the Saturday Evening Post. Their correspondence includes letters between Bruce and Beatrice about their co-editorship and co-authorship, letters with writers for the Ladies' Home Journal, and letters from actresses about the Ladies' Home Journal. Also included is a collection of letters about Marion Crawford's book The Little Princesses, some of Beatrice's speeches, speeches by others, and printed matter.

Charles W. Yost Papers, circa 1790-2015 (mostly 1930-1980)

MC193 25 boxes
Charles W. Yost (1907-1981) led a varied career as a diplomat, United Nations representative, writer, and scholar. He was a member of the foreign service intermittently between 1930 and 1971, after which time he devoted himself full-time to writing and teaching. Yost's papers document his professional life in the Foreign Service, as well as his time in academia, and include his correspondence, writings, and photographs.

Kimon Friar Papers, 1926-1993

C0713 158 boxes 66.6 linear feet
The collection consists of personal papers of Kimon Friar, one of the first and most prolific translators of modern Greek poetry into English. His work helped bring modern Greek literature to the attention of the international public.
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YMHA Poetry Center, 1941-1971

Friar was named the first director of the YMHA Poetry Center in 1944, a post he held until 1948. Official correspondence with the educational director of the YMHA, William Kolodney, and the administrative staff of the YMHA is arranged by years. For correspondence relating to the readings, see also the following author folders: Adams, Leonie; Auden, W. H.; Bogan, Louise; Boyle, Kay; Brown, Harry; Eberhart, Richard; Jarrell, Randall; MacLeish, Archibald; Moore, Marianne; Mistral, Gabriela; Parker, Dorothy; Nin, Anaïs; Ransom, John Crowe; Shapiro, Karl; Schwartz, Delmore; Tate, Allen; Thompson, Dunstan; Troy, William; Van Doren, Mark; Warren, Robert Penn; Williams, Tennessee; Williams, William Carlos; Young, Marguerite.

P.E.N. American Center Records, 1922-2008 (mostly 1930-1989)

C0760 294 boxes 130 linear feet
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Consists of files created by P.E.N. American Center as part of its regular business operations since its founding in 1922. Includes material on governance and policies, programs, awards, and financial aid granted to authors, and the center's involvement with International P.E.N. and other P.E.N. organizations worldwide. The collection is especially notable for its extensive author correspondence and occasional original manuscripts, as well as audio and video recordings of P.E.N. programs and events.
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V.I.P. Letters and Autographs, 1928-1978

Two folders of routine correspondence with well-known literary figures, including Edward Albee, Maxwell Aley, Woody Allen, Sherwood Anderson, Sholem Asch, Louis Auchincloss, W. H. Auden, Paul Auster, Saul Bellow, Richard Bennett, Naomi Bliven, Vance Bourjaily, Joy Chute, Joan Crowell, Malcolm Cowley, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Jimmy Carter, John Dos Passos, T. S. Eliot, Allen Ginsberg, Barbara Goldsmith, Nadine Gordimer, Lillian Hellman, John Hersey, Chang Hon-Hai, Langston Hughes, Clifford Irving, John Irving, Edward Kennedy, Robert Lowell, Norman Mailer, Bernard Malamud, Thomas Mann, Somerset Maugham, Carson McCullers, Arthur Miller, Alva Myrdal, Gunnar Myrdal, Anaïs Nin, Grace Paley, Octavio Paz, Katherine Anne Porter, James Purdy, Mario Puzo, Ann Reiss, Elmer Rice, Muriel Rukeyser, Grace Schulman, Harrison Salisbury, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Susan Sontag, Wallace Stegner, John Steinbeck, Adlai E. Stevenson, William Styron, James Thurber, Barbara Tuchman, John Updike, Kurt Vonnegut, Aileen Ward, Robert Penn Warren, Alec Waugh, Eudora Welty, E. B. White, Patrick White, Thornton Wilder, Richard Wright, and Arnold Zweig.

Julian P. Boyd Papers, 1935-1980

C0392 73 boxes
Consists of works, correspondence, documents, notes, photographs, and printed matter of Julian Boyd, Princeton University Librarian (1940-1952) and professor of history, and the founding editor of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson publishing project.

Ridgely Torrence Papers, 1833-1952 (mostly 1890-1951)

C0172 123 boxes 2 items 50 linear feet
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Ridgely Torrence was an American poet, playwright, and editor of The New Republic, and his papers document the literary activity and relationship of a large group of American writers between the years 1890 and 1950. Particularly well-represented are American poets William Vaughn Moody and Edwin Arlington Robinson.

Tristan E. Beplat Papers, 1936-1953 (mostly 1945-1948)

MC222 9 boxes
Tristan E. Beplat (1912-1997) was a New York banking executive with expertise in international banking. He had a significant role in the economic reconstruction of postwar Japan through his work in the Finance Division of the Economic and Scientific Section, General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. Beplat's papers document his service in Japan and include memoranda, papers, and reports on the banks and economy of Japan from 1945 to 1948.
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Tristan E. Beplat Papers, 1936-1953 (mostly 1945-1948)

Tristan E. Beplat (1912-1997) was a New York banking executive with expertise in international banking. He had a significant role in the economic reconstruction of postwar Japan through his work in the Finance Division of the Economic and Scientific Section, General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. Beplat's papers document his service in Japan and include memoranda, papers, and reports on the banks and economy of Japan from 1945 to 1948.

Karl S. Twitchell Papers, 1911-1967

MC171 33 boxes 1 folder
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Karl S. Twitchell was an American mining engineer who conducted extensive surveys in the Middle East, Europe, and South America between 1915 and the 1950s. His papers document the span of his career, particularly his interest in the Middle East, and include correspondence, journals, notes, reports, writings, topical files, photographs, and maps. Personal documents and correspondence with family and associates are also contained.

Antōnēs Dekavalles Papers, 1935-2008

C0833 30 boxes 4 items
This collection consists of papers of Antōnēs Dekavalles, a Greek poet, professor at Fairleigh Dickenson University, and editor of The Charioteer, A Review of Modern Greek Culture. Included are: correspondence, autograph manuscripts and typescripts, drafts, miscellaneous notes, and files related to his affiliated organizations.
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Sylvia Beach Papers, 1872-1999

C0108 180 boxes 1 item 78.3 linear feet
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This collection documents the life and activities of Sylvia Beach (1887-1962), the American author, publisher, and owner of the Paris bookshop Shakespeare & Company, the Paris bookshop that was a meeting-point for French, English, Irish and American writers during the 1920's and 1930's. The collection consists largely of files relating to Shakespeare & Company; Beach's writings and translations, in particular her memoir Shakespeare & Company ; and files relating to the circle of artists and writers surrounding her throughout her life. Included are family, personal, and business correspondence; business records of Shakespeare & Company; personal and family records; manuscripts and artwork by members of her circle; photographs; and memorabilia.

Max Gordon Papers, 1908-1971 (mostly 1950-1965)

TC024 37 boxes
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Max Gordon (1892-1978) was an American theatrical producer. His collection contains personal correspondence with theater and film notables spanning the years 1942-1971. Also included are production materials, such as correspondence, contracts, summaries of earnings, financial sheets, and miscellaneous notes of plays Gordon produced, including Born Yesterday, The Solid Gold Cadillac, My Sister Eileen, and the film, Abe Lincoln in Illinois, as well as letters and script reports relating to Columbia Pictures.

Yeandle Collection of Film Star Photographs, 1918-1949 (mostly 1932-1947)

TC079 2 items 91 Volumes 13.95 linear feet
consists of scrapbooks of publicity photographs of American motion-picture actors and actresses, mainly of the 1930s and 1940s, collected by Mrs. A. M. Yeandle.
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Peyton Houston Papers, 1925-1994 (mostly 1950-1990)

C0831 60 boxes 2 items
Peyton Houston (Princeton Class of 1932) worked with the New York investment company Equity Corporation for forty years, while pursuing a career in poetry and freelance writing on the side. His papers include some of his poetry notebooks and drafts and manuscripts of his published works. The collection also contains his correspondence with family and friends, writers and publishers, and photocopied correspondence with Peter Yates. Some drafts of Yates' work and some personal memorabilia of Houston's complete the collection.
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