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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.
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Allison Delarue Collection, 1820-1990s

TC012 32 boxes 153 items
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The Allison Delarue Collection consists of a draft of Delarue's unpublished autobiography, letters received by Delarue from various friends, associates, and people involved in dance and the theater, and prints, photographs, and objects collected by Delarue relating to ballet and its history.

Virginia Card Papers, 1893-2002

WC033 17 boxes 7.1 linear feet
Virginia Card is a Native American of Delaware and Creek descent. Consists of correspondence, writings, subject files, photographs, and audio-visual material. The collection is especially noteworthy for Virginia Card's extensive documentation of the activities of Native American communities in California.

J. Paul Baldeagle Papers, 1915-1970

WC034 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a small group of papers of J. Paul Baldeagle (Princeton University Class of 1923), a South Dakota-born Sioux, who was a schoolteacher for 35 years at William MacFarland High School in Bordentown, New Jersey, as well as a Native American rights activist.
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L. Ashton Sly Collection of Musical Scores, 1922-1958

TC068 8 boxes
The L. Ashton Sly Collection of Musical Scores is a 137 volume collection of vocal scores and/or libretti for one hundred twenty-three musical comedies, comic operas, and operettas, including twenty-eight full production promptbooks. These are arranged alphabetically by title and housed in 8 record center cartons.

San Juan Pueblo Records, 1863-1958

WC010 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of photocopies of a Tewa-speaking tribe's documents from the archive of the governor of San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, including leases, operating accounts, financial statements, contracts, and notices. There are also three open-reel audiotapes containing recordings of songs from the Hopi, San Juan, and Zuni peoples.
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San Juan Pueblo Records, 1863-1958

Consists of photocopies of a Tewa-speaking tribe's documents from the archive of the governor of San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, including leases, operating accounts, financial statements, contracts, and notices. There are also three open-reel audiotapes containing recordings of songs from the Hopi, San Juan, and Zuni peoples.

Platform Magazine Collection, 1927-1957

C1161 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of miscellaneous papers related to the short-lived, twentieth-century British literary periodical Platform.
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H. L. Mencken Correspondence with Dent Smith, 1938-1945

C1429 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 108 letters by Mencken to Dent Smith between the years 1938 and 1945, with Smith's side of the correspondence present in carbon copies.
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World War II Collection, 1940-1946

C1252 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and other material related to World War II.

Gilbert Troxell Correspondence, 1939-1949

C0179 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters to Gilbert Troxell from Sinclair Lewis, John O'Hara, and Carlotta Monterey O'Neill, the wife of Eugene O'Neill, discussing the donation of manuscripts to the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University.
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Publishers' Lunch Club Collection, 1915-1959

C1193 3 boxes
Consists of miscellaneous business records of the Publishers' Lunch Club of New York City.
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Business records (1), 1943-1957

Contains admissions records, bank statements/deposit slips, general correspondence, and paid bills grouped by fiscal year. Some years also contain form letters, remittance slips, and current files. There is a file from 1946-1949 of general corresondence and miscellaneous documents with a notation "Things I would like to discard. Efd" which appears to be written by the secretary of Storer B. Lunt, who served as both Secretary-Treasuer and Vice-President.
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Business records (2), 1915-1959

Contains admissions records, bank statements/deposit slips, general correspondence, and paid bills grouped by fiscal year. Some years also contain form letters, remittance slips, and records of elections and reinstatements. There is a file of completed business from 1956-1958, and for the year of 1958-1959 there are folders of files not included in other years. In addition, there are also miscellaneous items including constitutions and memebership lists from 1941-1958, menus from the 1957 Christmas party, 4 account books, an attendance ledger, 4 checkbooks, blank and returned checks, meeting minutes from 1941-1947, and 4 rubber stamps with the address of the club's bank and the name of the secretary-treasurer.

Borgese Family Collection, 1937-1970

C1016 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, postcards, and clippings of Elizabeth Mann Borgese, her husband, Giuseppe Antonio Borgese, and her mother, Katia Mann.

C. Bernard Shea collection on Princeton University Athletics, 1869-1960

AC278 2 boxes
Christian Bernard Shea was a member of the Princeton Class of 1916 and an avid supporter of Princeton athletics. The collection consists of Princeton University athletics statistics and newspaper clippings compiled by C. Bernard Shea between approximately 1901 and 1960.

Visiting Fellow and Incidental Student Records, 1915-1981

AC293 13 boxes
Princeton's Graduate School, established officially by the Trustees in late 1900, began its operations in the fall of 1901. These records consist of files of incidental students who earned less than a full semester's worth of credits, as well as the records of visiting fellows.

Graduate Alumni Public Files, 1921-1997

AC478 12 boxes
The Bureau of Alumni Records was established in January 1949 as an outgrowth of the records office maintained by the Graduate Council, the governing body of the Princeton University Alumni Association. The collection consists of public files of former graduate students of Princeton University.

Jonathan Belcher Collection, 1747-1967

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

Sesquicentennial Celebration Records, circa 1887-1993 (mostly 1894-1904)

AC141 17 boxes
The collection consists of materials relating to the three-day Sesquicentennial Celebration in October 1896, at which the College of New Jersey became Princeton University. In addition to ephemera and printed material distributed at the celebration, the collection includes a typescript draft of President Francis Landey Patton's sermon, sesquicentennial memorial books, a published sketchbook, official congratulations from other institutions, and press releases and newspaper clippings reporting the events.
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Celebration Materials, 1887-1993

Celebration Materials, circa 1887-1993, collects invitations, programs, mass mailings, event notices, pins, and correspondence relating to the celebration (similar materials can be found in the first scrapbook in Series 4). A typed draft of President Francis Landey Patton's sesquicentennial sermon with corrections, a photograph album of the event, and a published book of sketches from the celebration by William Silas Whitehead can be found in this series as well.

Humanities Council Records, 1935-2021

AC143 6 boxes 1 websites .03 GB
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The Council of the Humanities was founded in 1953 at Princeton University to foster teaching, research and intellectual exchange. Consists of materials collected and generated by the Council of the Humanities, including materials pertaining to the Ford Foundation Project.

Department of Biology Records, 1892-2007 (mostly 1910-1969)

AC142 18 boxes 2 items
The study of biology began at the College of New Jersey with the appointment in 1830 of botanist John Torrey into a part-time faculty position; it expanded with the formation of the School of Science in the 1870s; and was established as a department in 1904. The collection primarily consists of the records of the Department of Biology assembled during the tenures of Department Chairmen Edwin G. Conklin and Elmer Butler. Included are correspondence, general subject files, and records pertaining to grants, research endowments, publications, and administrative matters such as budgets and staffing. Also includes sponsored research reports and student grade cards.

Pyne-Henry Collection, 1747-1947

AC125 3 boxes
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The Pyne-Henry Collection is a diverse group of documents, letters and writings relating to Princeton University, covering an array of topics primarily concerning student life and administrative activities. The collection consists of letters, essays and orations, reports, memoranda, minutes, proclamations, accounts and class lists, and other documents written by students, faculty and administrators which, along with other administrative records and Trustee Minutes, constitute the earliest records and documentary history of the University. Most of these papers and records were amassed by Princeton alumni Moses Taylor Pyne (Class of 1877) and Bayard Henry (Class of 1876) during the latter half of the nineteenth century.
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Series 2: General Files, 1749-1947

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Series 2: General Files, 1749-1947, consists of a broad group of materials touching on issues relating to Princeton life and history. Researchers should consult the container listing for the best accounting of this series. Interesting items include a letter with the earliest-known account of the College of New Jersey, circa 1749-1750 (see Princeton Alumni Weekly, 3/11/1905); a group of letters to and from Joseph Shippen, Class of 1756, describing military actions in the French and Indian War and mentioning Wolfe, Amherst, Ticonderoga and Fort Duquesne (1756-1758); a pencil sketch of three Princeton students being escorted to the depot after having been suspended for "pumping" a secessionist (1861); a letter by P. Glennon from Washington D.C., dated July 10, 1861, discussing activities of the Union Army prior to the First Battle of Bull Run; a letter from Ralph Vaughn Williams turning down an invitation to compose a work for the Princeton Chapel (1937). There is also a small general file at the conclusion of this series containing unidentified materials.
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Pyne-Henry Collection, 1747-1947

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The Pyne-Henry Collection is a diverse group of documents, letters and writings relating to Princeton University, covering an array of topics primarily concerning student life and administrative activities. The collection consists of letters, essays and orations, reports, memoranda, minutes, proclamations, accounts and class lists, and other documents written by students, faculty and administrators which, along with other administrative records and Trustee Minutes, constitute the earliest records and documentary history of the University. Most of these papers and records were amassed by Princeton alumni Moses Taylor Pyne (Class of 1877) and Bayard Henry (Class of 1876) during the latter half of the nineteenth century.

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.
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Series 1: Princeton Inn Records, 1922-1970

Series 1: Princeton Inn Records, 1922-1970 consists primarily of the minute books of the Princeton Inn Company, which generally discuss the financial state of the Inn, and cover both the Inn Company's incorporation (and Alumni appeal for funding) as well as the final sale of the Inn and its assets to the University. It also includes an oversized form book containing examples of various forms and vouchers used at the hotel.

Cleveland Memorial Tower Visitor Logs collection, 1913-1954

AC303 11 Volumes
Included as part of the final gothic design of Princeton's Graduate School was a 173-foot tower, a national memorial to former U.S. President Grover Cleveland who was also chairman of the trustees' graduate school committee. The collection consists of 11 log books signed by visitors to the Cleveland Memorial Tower.
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Historical Photograph Collection: Slides series, circa 1899-1980

AC378 42 boxes
Consists of several hundred lantern slides containing images of Princeton University, primarily the campus and buildings.

Princeton University Class Records, 1798-2023

AC130 502 boxes 9 folders 8 items 3996 digital files 29.1 GB
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The Class Records consist of a diverse set of materials documenting the history and activities of Princeton University classes during their time as undergraduates and as alumni. In the collection are correspondence, newsletters, publications, photographs, and memorabilia, all of which pertain to a particular Princeton University graduating class and its members.

Office of the Treasurer Records, 1754-2009 (mostly 1939-2006)

AC128 205 boxes 2 folders 2 items 98 Volumes
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The Office of the Treasurer is Princeton University's administrative office charged with the coordination and execution of the receipt, disbursement, custody, and safeguarding of the financial assets and resources of the University. The Office of the Treasurer records document the custodianship of Princeton University's finances and contain correspondence, annual reports, budgets, audited statements, and other finance-related materials which are related to the University's assets, investments, cash flow, and spending practices.

Office of the Controller Records, 1769-2009 (mostly 1921-2009)

AC161 70 boxes 173 Volumes
Established in 1920, the Office of the Controller is responsible for the preparation of the University's annual audited financial statements, as well as financial and tax reports to several government agencies including the Internal Revenue Service. Consists of records produced by the Office of the Controller that document University financial matters.

Department of Near Eastern Studies Records, 1933-2017

AC164 25 boxes 4 items 1 websites
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The Department of Oriental Studies was formed at Princeton University in the spring of 1927 as the Department of Oriental Languages and Literature. It offered an interdisciplinary curriculum centered on the study of the Arabic, Turkish, and Persian languages and the regions in which they were spoken until 1969, when it was reorganized into the separate Departments of Near Eastern Studies and East Asian Studies. The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, printed materials, course syllabi, and other materials which document the activities of the department and it's faculty inside and outside of the classroom.

Department of Music Records, 1932-2015

AC151 21 boxes 2 items 1 websites
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Since 1935 Princeton University's Department of Music has offered courses in composition, music history, and related areas to students at the graduate and undergraduate level. The records of the Department of Music document the department's wide range of activities including teaching, research, curriculum development, and the planning of music-related programs on campus.

Office of the Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel Records, 1906-2021 (mostly 1920-1981)

AC144 49 boxes 2 items 4 GB
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The religious interests of members of the University are served through the offices of the Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel, which work with chaplains of different denominations and faiths on a variety of activities. The Dean of the Chapel records document the activities of the Office and the Chapel and include former dean files, historical material, minutes, and marriage, birth, baptism, and death records as well as adminsitrative files and programs of services and concerts.

Office of Research and Project Administration Records, 1938-2010

AC132 93 boxes 2 folders 22 digital files
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The Office of Research and Project Administration acts as coordinator for all grants sought by the University, and also ensures the conformance of University practice with governmental regulations. The collection consists of annual reports, board minutes, policies, and interoffice correspondence of ORPA. Additionally, it contains files assembled for large-scale university research projects such as the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, as well as on research-related issues such as the use of human subjects and biosafety.

James H. Pershing Papers, 1930-1945

C0957 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Contains selected correspondence of lawyer and bibliohile James H. Pershing, as well as notebooks documenting his library.
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Donald L. Derrom Papers, 1941-1952

C0418 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of American engineer, Donald L. Derrom; the bulk of which deals with the building of a rock crushing plant for the Rock Products Corp., Ltd., of Tel Aviv, Israel.
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Eliseo Diego Papers, 1940-1990

C0863 1 box 0.25 linear feet
This collection consists of papers of Diego, Cuban poet, author, and translator. Included are correspondence between Diego, his wife, various friends and other writers.
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Qāsim Ghanī Papers, 1922-1959 (mostly 1947-1952)

C0890 8 boxes 5 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, drafts, journals, and notebooks of Iranian literary scholar, diplomat, and physician, Qāsim Ghanī.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Collection, 1753-1771

C1064 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected correspondence and documents of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the noted German poet and dramatist, author of Faust.

Ernest Dowson Collection, 1889-1897

C1325 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected letters, both in English and French, by the nineteetnh-century English poet and novelist Ernest Christopher Dowson. His correspondents include other writers, poets, journalists, and editors from France and England.

Henry E. Eccles' Writings on Naval Logistics, 1946-1965

C0424 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of mimeographed copies of Rear Admiral Henry E. Eccles' working papers, articles, and lectures dealing with naval logistics and the Naval War College.

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.

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.
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School of Engineering and Applied Science Records, 1884-2017

AC162 192 boxes 6 folders 4 items 2056 digital files 1 websites
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Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science is an academic unit which since 1921 has overseen the curriculum and administration of the University's academic departments in the engineering sciences. The records document the activities of the School of Engineering and its subordinate departments and programs from its origins in the late 19th century until the present, and consist of correspondence, subject files, research reports, photographs, and other audiovisual materials.

Department of Politics Records, 1921-2017 (mostly 1921-1978)

AC166 39 boxes 4 items 1 websites
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The Department of Politics at Princeton University is one of the University's largest academic departments, offering undergraduate and graduate courses touching on nearly every aspect of the discipline of political science. The Department of Politics records document the activities of the Department of Politics and its faculty from the time of its founding in 1924 until the mid-1960s, and contain correspondence, course syllabi and notes, examinations, and subject files.

Políticas del Partido Demócrata Cristiano de Chile: documentos y publicaciones, 1942-2005

LAE099 5 boxes 2.0 linear feet
This collection contains approximately three hundred and fifty items directly related to the Partido Demócrata Cristiano de Chile.

Politics in Peru, I, 1931-2000

LAE092 487 items
This microfilm covers primarily the 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2001 elections in Peru. It contains election propaganda and literature from participating political parties, political analysis, and official government publications.
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Non-Christian Religious and Spiritual Organizations in Cuba, 1913-2006

LAE093 3 boxes 4 items 1.3 linear feet
This collection contains bulletins, evangelical tracts, serials, monographs, pamphlets, and flyers published or distributed in Cuba by non-Christian religious and spiritual bodies.

Department of Art and Archaeology Records, 1882-2017 (mostly 1925-1981)

AC140 14 boxes 2 items 1 websites
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The Art and Archaeology Department is one of the University's most distinguished academic departments, responsible for the education of students on the graduate and undergraduate level as well as the administration of the Princeton Art Museum. This collection consists of the records of the Department of Art and Archaeology, which include advisory council minutes; faculty files; gift records; correspondence; recommendations; project files; course lists; historical documents; and lists of images used in classes.

Department of English Records, 1872-2017

AC134 34 boxes 1 websites
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The papers of Princeton University's English Department document the many varied aspects of one of Princeton's largest academic departments. With some writings that pre-date the Department's formal establishment in 1904, the collection includes faculty meeting and sub-committee minutes; faculty personnel papers and correspondence; the papers of many prominent faculty members, which include class lectures, syllabi, and original scholarship; records of departmental majors; student work; and scrapbooks of publicity and memorabilia about the Department, its faculty, staff, and students, both undergraduate and graduate.

Cyrus Fogg Brackett Lectureship Records, 1921-1952

AC188 6 boxes
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The Cyrus Fogg Brackett Lectureship in Applied Engineering and Technology was established in memory of Professor Brackett in 1921 and continued until 1953. The collection contains many of the lectures–both in manuscript and published form–and correspondence with lecturers and potential lecturers. The collection also includes some general materials relating to the lectureship, such as citations, registries, histories, schedules, and short summaries of Professor Brackett's life and accomplishments.

University Research Board Records, 1925-2006

AC169 26 boxes
The University Research Board, which consists of six faculty members from different departments, is an advisory committee to the president on all research conducted at Princeton University. The collection consists of University Research Board meeting minutes, annual reports, correspondence between members, and some subject files, as well as the memos and correspondence of Raymond J. Woodrow, executive officer and secretary of the Committee on Project Research and Invention, predecessor to the University Research Board.

Faculty and Professional Staff files, Subgroup 14: R-S, 1764-2014

AC107-14 341 boxes
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Princeton University's Dean of the Faculty is the senior administrator responsible for the quality and well-being of the faculty and professional staff of the university. The collection consists of personnel files for nearly every individual at one time employed as a member of Princeton University's faculty or professional staff.
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Faculty and Professional Staff files, Subgroup 11: N, 1764-2014

AC107-11 220 boxes
Princeton University's Dean of the Faculty is the senior administrator responsible for the quality and well-being of the faculty and professional staff of the university. The collection consists of personnel files for nearly every individual at one time employed as a member of Princeton University's faculty or professional staff.
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