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David Hellyer Business Records, 1793-1896

C0443 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of busines records relating to David Hellyer's ninetheenth-century weaving business in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Angling Papers of George M. L. La Branche, 1911-1950

C0473 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of miscellaneous papers of George M. L. La Branche relating to angling.

Kit and Ilse Barker Collection of Elizabeth Bishop, 1952-1984

C0270 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of over 250 letters and postcards (1952-1979) written by American poet Elizabeth Bishop to her English friends Ilse and Kit Barker, and includes many photographs of Bishop's home in Brazil.
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The Italian Madrigal, by Alfred Einstein, 1949

C0423 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of the German manuscript of, and other material related to, The Italian Madrigal (1949) by the German-American musicologist Alfred Einstein.

Henry C. Reppert Collection, 1862-1889

C0966 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of material relating to Henry C. Reppert's participation in the Civil War.

Allied Mission to Observe Greek Elections Collection, 1945-1946

MC300 1 box
The Allied Mission to Observe Greek Elections was established when on September 19, 1945 the Governments of Britain, France, and the United States accepted the Greek Government's invitation to send observers for the general elections and plebiscite to be held in 1946. The collection consists of correspondence, circulars, memos, press extracts, and and maps, including one annotated map depicting the locations of headquarters among the country.

Prieto and Maíz Family Business Records, 1760-1974 (mostly 1890-1945)

C0053 17 boxes 6.4 linear feet
Consists of the records (1760-1974) of a large business conglomerate in northern Mexico founded by Pedro R. Prieto and owned by branches of the Prieto family, including Maíz family members, for three generations.

American Lottery Tickets Collection, 1761-1826

C1114 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of forty-five 18th and 19th-century American lottery tickets from nine different states. Before 1790, America had only three incorporated banks; therefore, lotteries were standard sources for public and private financing.

Office of the Executive Vice President Records, 1964-2017 (mostly 1964-1989)

AC271 28 boxes 6 items 1 websites
The Office of the Executive Vice President was created by the Board of Trustees in 2005 to administer several existing offices, including campus life, human resources, public safety, and facilities among others. The records consist primarily of correspondence documenting the office's interactions with other administrative offices, academic departments, and advisory councils.

Liliane Hasson Collection of Latin American Writers, 1963-2005

C0807 6 boxes 2.0 linear feet
Contains the letters of Reinaldo Arenas and other Latin American authors to the French translator Liliane Hasson. Also includes copies of manuscripts by Arenas and others, photographs, and audio recordings of interviews with Latin American writers.

American Committee for Devastated France Records, 1919-1926

MC026 2 boxes 1 folder 2 items
The American Committee for Devastated France collection contains the annual reports, promotional pamphlets and minutes of this post-World War I relief organization. Newspaper clippings and routine correspondence between the group's treasurer and other staff members are also included in the collection.

Princeton Internships in Civic Service Records, 2006-2020

AC485 38.3 GB
Jeri Schaefer h69 was the executive director of PICS at the time of the transition and had custody of PICS operational records. Budgetary documentation, annual reports, grant information, and photographs of past interns and events make up the bulk of the records

George F. Shrady Collection, 1885-1951 (mostly 1885-1906)

C0499 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Contains papers of George F. Shrady relating primarily to his role as Ulysses S. Grant's physician during Grant's last illness in New York in 1885.

Gilbert F. Close Papers, 1906-1952 (mostly 1918-1919)

MC202 4 boxes 2 items
During World War I, Gilbert Fairchild Close held several positions in the government of President Woodrow Wilson, culminating with that of Stenographer and Private Secretary to the President. The papers document Close's work with Wilson, including the trip Close took to Europe with Wilson for the Paris Peace Conference at the conclusion of World War I.

Samuel Finley Collection, 1756-1766

C1055 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of Samuel Finley, fifth president of Princeton University.

Rae Family Estate Collection, 1800-1857

C1222 4 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Consists of nineteenth-century legal and financial records relating to the estates of Scotchmen James Rae and his brothers, John and William, in England, Scotland, and Jamaica. These family records shed light on the economic conditions in Jamaica and the administration of estates there, which, in turn, reflect the island's social and racial conditions and the importance of trade between England and its colonies in the West Indies.
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Music Performance at Princeton Collection, 1875-2007

AC205 11 boxes 1 folder
Concerts and recitals by Princeton University's many musical clubs and organizations, as well as performers from outside the University have been standard fare on capus since the 19th century. The collection consists of reports, concert programs, posters, articles, schedules, flyers, correspondence, and photographs pertaining to performances of music on the Princeton University campus and performances elsewhere by University-affiliated groups.

Stuart Merrill Collection, 1895-1915 (mostly 1900-1911)

C0794 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters and a poetry manuscript of the American poet, translator and bohemian Stuart Merrill (1863-1915).

E. Kimbark MacColl Papers, 1936-1954

MC150 1 box
E. Kimbark MacColl has written extensively on the history and politics of Portland, Oregon. Consists of notes, outlines, correspondence, and chapter drafts for MacColl's Ph.D. thesis, "The Supreme Court and Public Opinion: A Study of the Court Fight of 1937" (1953).

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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James Creese Papers, 1822-1960

C0412 5 boxes 2.1 linear feet
Consists of some undergraduate and graduate papers of James Creese (Princeton Class of 1918), as well as papers from his tenures as successive presidents of the Stevens and Drexel Institutues of Technology.
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Livia Plaks Papers, 1992-2012

MC266 11 boxes 2 items
Livia Plaks was a co-founder of the Princeton-based Project on Ethnic Relations (PER) and served as executive director. This collection includes publications, correspondence, subject files and photographs created by Plaks relating to the PER.

David Magie Papers, 1901-1919

MC093 3 boxes
Consists of papers of Magie (Princeton Class of 1897, professor of classics at Princeton University) relating primarily to his activities as a member of the staff of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace in 1919.

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.

Princeton University Printed Materials Collection, 1999-2015 (mostly 2007-2015)

AC361 7 boxes 1 folder
The Princeton University Printed Materials Collection is made up of programs, small newsletters, brochures, announcements and ephemera that are issued by University offices, departments and programs as well as by student organizations.

Luigi Pirandello Correspondence with Marta Abba, 1923-1936

TC098 15 boxes 3.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence between Italian playwright Luigi Pirandello and the Italian actress Marta Abba, who spent much of her life interpreting his plays. Pirandello's forty-three plays, as well as other literary works, are discussed in the correspondence, which reveals the special "maestro-disciple" relationship shared by the couple.

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.

C. Hart Merriam Collection, 1891-1925

WC124 4 boxes
Consists of a fragment of the Merriam archive on the Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899) as well as other materials relating to documentation of Alaskan wildlife and native peoples in the early 1890s. Most of the material is the result of proofing the illustration of a series of published papers documenting the expedition and its findings.
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Miscellaneous, dates not examined

Contains documents and illustrations pertaining to botany, specifically sets of proofs of black-and-white and color prints (including photogravures) of Alaskan flora. Illustrations of Alaskan wildlife are also included, as well as other illustrations (maps, diagrams, etc.) and headpieces, all for publication. A proof-draft of the C.C. Nutting's 1901 publication of The Hydroids (Washington Academy of Sciences) is also included, with illustrations.

Miscellaneous, dates not examined

Contains over 70 gravures and photogravures of Alaskan environs and fauna, along with documents and typewritten manuscripts related to publication. There is also some correspondence and over 35 printed maps, some of which are duplicates. This box also contains 10 silver gelatin and albumen photographs of varying sizes, from 20x24 cm. to a stereograph (17x8 cm.). Some materials in this box pre-date the Harriman Expedition (1899).

Jacob D. Beam Papers, 1920-1980

MC186 5 boxes
Jacob D. Beam, class of 1929, was a career diplomat, serving as United States ambassador to Poland (1957-1961), Czechoslovakia (1966-1969), and the Soviet Union (1969-1973). The collection contains correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs and assorted memorabilia, documenting sixty years of Ambassador Beam's life and service.

C. P. Heaslop Letters to His Wife, 1870-1880

C0715 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 150 letters (1870-1880) by Major C. P. Heaslop to his wife describing his service in the Royal Marine Artillery while stationed primarily in the Mediterranean.

Derek Patmore Papers, 1929-1963

C0722 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of English poet Derek Patmore.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Logan Pearsall Smith Materials, 1897-1953

C0293 4 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Consists of selected papers, including manuscripts, research materials, and correspondence, of American-born British essayist and critic Logan Pearsall Smith.

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.

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.

T. Crofton Croker Collection, 1827-1925

C0088 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters by Irish antiquary T. Crofton Croker or other Noviomagians, members of the English antiquarian society which Croker founded, called the Noviomagus Society.

Hubertis M. Cummings Papers, 1945-1962

C0415 4 boxes
Consists of works, some accompanying correspondence, and photographs of poet, essayist, and church historian, Hubertis M.Cummings (Princeton Class of 1907).

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.

Dillon Gym Library Collection, 1891-2003 (mostly 1930-1991)

AC446 8 boxes
The Dillon Gym Library was housed in Dillon Gym, which opened in 1947. Dillon Gym is now mainly used as the headquarters for the Campus Recreation program, and includes various administrative and varsity athletic coaches' offices. The majority of the collection is made up of published material such as athletic handbooks, rule guides and technique charts; athletic organization convention and conference reports; and university publications (sports schedules and programs, admissions material, faculty, staff, and alumni guides and fundraising publications). The collection contains several areas of focus—notably, material on women's sports at Princeton.

Hugh C. Wallace Papers, 1882-1931

MC111 1 box
Identified post-1887 with the commercial development of Tacoma, Wash., Wallace became one of the most influential financiers of the U.S. Northwest and was a leader of the Democratic party in the region. Consists of correspondence primarily of Wallace, former member of the Democratic National Committee in 1916, relating to the campaign and reelection of president Woodrow Wilson.

Henri Lemoine Diamond Fraud Collection, 1904-1907

C1403 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Henri Lemoine was a French charlatan who, in 1904-1907, defrauded Sir Julius Wernher, a German-born British owner of South African diamond mining companies, out of thousands of pounds in a scheme to produce synthetic diamonds. The collection consists of papers relating to the men's contractual agreements: correspondence, contracts, letters of intent, and other documents.

Allen Tate Correspondence with Charles Foster, 1959-1978

C0073 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence (1959-1974) between American poet Allen Tate and Charles H. Foster, an editor of the New England Quarterly .

John Koenig Papers, 1931-1955

TC035 2 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings of set designer John Koenig's life.

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.

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.

Alaric A. Watts Correspondence, 1818-1865

C0619 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of nineteenth-century British poet and journalist Alaric A. Watts.

James East Irby Collection on José Bianco and Jorge Luis Borges, 1962-1973

C0883 1 box
Consists of papers on the Argentine writers José Bianco (1908-1986) and Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) collected or written by Princeton professor James East Irby.

Arthur Friedman Collection of Programs and Playbills, 1893-1973

TC019 4 boxes 13 Volumes 7 linear feet
Arthur Friedman is an American collector in music and theater. His collection consists of bound scrapbooks of opera programs and playbills for theater and concert performances covering eighty years of regular attendance by Friedman in New York City at the Metropolitan Opera House, Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, and various legitimate theaters.

Herman Melville Collection, 1846-1956

C0321 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of copies of letters by American author Herman Melville that were used by Willard Thorp in his selection of Melville's writings published as Representative Selections (1938), as well as other material about Melville.

William Bell Scott Collection, 1837-1891

C0959 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and obituaries of the nineteenth-century English poet, painter, and art critic William Bell Scott. He was a friend of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and was accepted by the Pre-Raphaelites.

David Lewis Papers, 1945-2019 (mostly 1960-2001)

C1520 55 boxes 26.4 linear feet 4.5 GB 1991 digital files
David Kellogg Lewis (1941-2001) was an American philosopher who taught at Princeton University and the University of California, Los Angeles and contributed to metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of science, decision theory, epistemology, meta-ethics, and aesthetics. Lewis's papers include over four decades of his correspondence with other philosophers and scholars, including David M. Armstrong, J. J. C. Smart, Frank Jackson, D. H. Mellor, M. J. Cresswell, Allen Hazen, John Bigelow, and others, as well as drafts of his articles, books, reviews, and unpublished writings with related correspondence, his undergraduate and graduate student papers and class notes, research materials from his time at the Hudson Institute, photographs of Lewis with friends and fellow philosophers, a group of files kept by the Australian philosopher David M. Armstrong regarding Lewis, papers of Stephanie R. Lewis, and family papers.