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University Chapel Stained Glass Windows Restoration records, 1999-2001

AC231 76 boxes
The Office of Physical Planning is one of several branches that together comprise the University's Department of Facilities. Consists of architectural surveys of the University Chapel with details of the window bays and the exterior facade, as well as photographs, slides, and microfilm documenting the work done on each window and sculpture during the 2000-2001 restoration, and day logs recording daily progress.

General John J. Pershing Expedition Photographic Postcard Collection, 1916-1917

C1359 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Photographic scenes of military camp life, soldiers, equipment, and battle scenes, including the identification and disposal of Mexican causalities during General John J. Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico in 1916.

Mary Jane and Daniel Woodward Collection of M. F. K. Fisher Letters, 1946-1988

C1226 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters by M. F. K. Fisher, a prolific writer of books dealing with food and the culture of cuisine.

Havelock Ellis Correspondence, 1931-1932

C0859 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 12 letters by Havelock Ellis, the British pioneering sexologist, to author Mrs. William B. D. Field, and three drafts of Mrs. Field's letters to Ellis.

Alice Raphael Collection of Faust Materials, 1938-1960

C1431 1 box 1.2 linear feet
The Alice Raphael Collection of Faust Materials contains photographs and epherema relating to the Yale bicentennial of Goethe's Faust , for which Alice Raphael's translation was used, as well as information about other productions of Faust and about Raphael's other work.

Thomas Maxwell Henry Translations, 1911

C0582 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of English translations of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac and three of Theophile Gautier's short stories by Thomas Maxwell Henry (Princeton Class of 1879), an American lawyer.

Edmund Yates Collection, 1865-1926 (mostly 1876-1894)

C0376 3 boxes 1.1 linear feet
Consists of Edmund Yates's correspondence, photographs, and memoranda, as well as papers of others, relating to his founding and editorship of the London newspaper The World.

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Records, 1958-2021

AC332 6 boxes 988 digital files
The U.S. Department of Energy Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a Collaborative National Center for plasma and fusion science. Its primary mission is to develop the scientific understanding and the key innovations which will lead to a new fusion energy source. The PPPL Records include digitized historical negatives and publications from the PPPL Communications Office, documenting the people, projects, events, activities and physical grounds of the laboratory through a span of 49 years.

John Cleve Green Collection, 1866-1989

AC354 1 box
John Cleve Green was a Princeton-area businessman and investor who was a notable benefactor of Princeton College primarily during the administration of President James McCosh. The John Cleve Green Collection consists of research materials compiled regarding the life of John Cleve Green and his contributions to Princeton University.

Peggy Liss Collection on Carlos Fuentes, circa 1970s-1992

C1627 2 boxes
The Peggy Liss Collection on Carlos Fuentes consists of photographs, public relations materials, newspaper clippings, reviews, articles, publications, and program outlines pertaining to the collaboration between Peggy K. Liss and Carlos Fuentes on the television documentary series, The Buried Mirror.

Twining Family Papers, 1778-1934 (mostly 1845-1900)

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

Woodrow Wilson Additional Materials, 1761-1974

MC215 5 boxes 1 folder
The Woodrow Wilson Additional Materials consist of materials that the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library has acquired on Woodrow Wilson since the mid-1990s.

Ernest Hemingway Letters to Charles T. Lanham, 1944-1961

C0067 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters that American novelist Ernest Hemingway sent to his friend General C. T. Lanham during and after World War II, with related photographs.

Erwin Panofsky Letters to the Burrages, 1938-1969

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

Clarence Brown Papers, 1907-2005

C1571 5 boxes 2.0 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence, travel diaries, and photographs of former Princeton University comparative literature professor Clarence Brown (1929-2015) relating primarily to his scholarship on Russian writers Osip Emilyevich Mandelstam (1891-1938) and Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899-1980). Correspondence with writer and illustrator Guy Davenport as well as with poet W. S. Merwin, Princeton Class of 1948, is also included.

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

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

Tennent Family Papers, 1755-1936 (mostly 1770-1795)

C0482 2 boxes 0.65 linear feet
Consists of miscellaneous eighteenth-century papers of several members of the Tennent family of New Jersey and South Carolina.

William Meredith and Robert Drew Papers, 1949-1972

C0780 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 167 letters by American poet William Meredith to his intimate friend Robert Drew from 1949 to 1972, postmarked Princeton, N.J., New London, Conn., and other places.

Selected Papers of Neilson Abeel, 1916-1947

C0559 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of poet Neilson Abeel (Princeton Class of 1924).

Edmund Wilson Letters to Margaret Rullman, circa 1900-1977 1950-1971 (mostly 1950-1971)

C0186 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of over thirty letters and cards from American literary critic Edmund Wilson (Princeton Class of 1916) to Margaret Rullman, a childhood friend.
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Emily Treslove Diaries, 1818-1910

C1544 2 boxes 0.83 linear feet
Diaries spanning several years that belonged to Emily Treslove, wife of prominent English Barrister Thomas Crosby Treslove, as well various miscellaneous materials.

Duffield Family Papers, 1838-1948

C0421 5 boxes 2.25 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of the Duffield family of Princeton, N.J.
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Gisèle Freund Correspondence, 1959-1986

C1541 4 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Correspondence of the German-born French photographer and photojournalist Gisèle Freund (1908-2000) with her New York-based literary agents, Marie Rodell, Frances Collin, and Joan Daves, as well as her literary agents' correspondence with others involved in the publishing of Freund's works and some related chapter drafts, publishing agreements, photograph lists, and publicity materials.
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William Joseph Ibbett Collection, 1903-1917

C0976 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscript material of English poet William Joseph Ibbett.

Chalfant Robinson Collection, 1198-1935

C0339 3 boxes 4.75 linear feet
Consists mainly of original manuscripts, photostats, and transcripts of German, French, and Italian Medieval and Renaissance legal documents, including papal bulls, passports, wills, deeds, petitions, wax seals, and manor rolls collected by Chalfant Robinson.

Jelal A. Azal Papers, 1967-1971

C0384 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of letters by Jelal A. Azal, an Iranian Bayani scholar in Cyprus, to William McElwee Miller, Presbyterian missionary, regarding the Babi-Bahai movement, documents referred to in the letters, and photographs of Bahai houses of worship in Israel and Chicago.

Edward P. Djerejian papers, 1972-2010

MC255 11 boxes
Edward Peter Djerejian is a former United States diplomat. This collection includes speeches, appointment books, and clippings documenting Ambassador Djerejian's life and career.

World War I Letters of George W. Glover, 1915-1918

C0432 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters written by George W. Glover from England to a Princeton, N.J., friend, George Madison Priest, during World War I.

Isaac Plumb, Jr. Family Papers, 1767-1929 (mostly 1859-1864)

C1432 8 boxes 3.0 linear feet
Captain Isaac Plumb, Jr. (1842-1866) served in Company A of the 61st New York Infantry of the Union Army during the Civil War from his enlistment in the fall of 1861 until his death at the Battle of Cold Harbor in 1864, and saw action at Fair Oaks, the Seven Days Battle, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, and Cold Harbor. During his experience as a Union soldier, Plumb's attitudes towards politics, the War, the North and South, and slavery underwent enormous transformations, from wild patriotism, to bitterness, and finally to a more realistic patriotism. This collection documents the Civil War from the soldier's perspective as well as the home front, detailing the day-to-day life of a Union soldier, with vivid descriptions of camp life, marches, battles, aftermath of battles, upheaval of the ranks, morale issues, and disillusionment; and from the perspective of family and friends not involved in the fighting, but actively offering opinions of politics and military tactics, and expressing their fear and worry about their loved ones.

Gertrude Smith Collection, circa 1895

C1202 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of material related to Arabella and Araminta Stories, a collection of short children's stories written by Gertrude Smith, an American writer of fiction and children's books, and illustrated by Ethel Reed, an American book illustrator, poster designer, and painter.

John Newton Collection, 1763-1801

C0192 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts and letters of eighteenth-century English clergyman and hymnist John Newton.

John R. Krueger Collection of Gennadiĭ Aĭgi and Chuvash Poetry, 1972-1992

C1167 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of Krueger's correspondence with Peter France and Gennadiĭ Aĭgi regarding a Chuvash poetry anthology (published by UNESCO in 1991) and Kreuger's Chuvash language manual, as well as poems (in Russian and English) used in the anthology.

Eileen B. Simpson Papers, 1941-1991 (mostly 1979-1991)

C0834 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists of papers primarily related to Eileen Simpson's book, Poets in their Youth: A Memoir, about her married years with poet John Berryman.

Eugene M. Becker Papers, 1944-2013 (mostly 1965-1972)

MC125 39 boxes
The Eugene M. Becker Papers consist primarily of planning documents, position papers, articles, addresses, correspondence, and scrapbooks which document Becker's career in public service as Budget Director of New York City under Mayor John Lindsay; Assistant Secretary of the United States Army during the Johnson and Nixon administrations; and Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Mentor Group, a research institute focusing on constitutional, legal-economic comparative studies and sponsor of the Forum for US-EU Legal-Economic Affairs, the Forum for Russian Legal-Economic Affairs, and the Central European Forum for Legal-Economic Affairs.

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.

Oliver Ellsworth Collection, 1775-1883

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

Dean Mathey Papers, 1896-2010 (mostly 1906-1972)

AC369 7 boxes
Dean Mathey (d. 1972), Class of 1912, was a member of the Board of Trustees and an ardent supporter of the University. The collection documents Mathey's familial relationships, service to Princeton, tennis career and other activities from his undergraduate days to the end of his life.

The Princeton Tiger Records, 1920-1985

AC266 4 boxes 1 folder 2 items
The Princeton Tiger is the nation's second oldest college humor magazine. The collection consists of the administrative records of The Princeton Tiger.

Bruce C. Willsie Collection of Ethiopic Magic Scrolls, 1700-1900

C0943 12 boxes 2702 items 20.5 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of Ethiopic magic scrolls, chiefly dating from the 18th to 20th centuries, collected by Bruce C. Willise (Princeton Class of 1986).

Princeton University Library Collection of George Washington Materials, 1750-1904 (mostly 1750-1793)

C1264 1 box 1.7 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents by and about George Washington, first president of the United States, as well as some items of members of his family.

Princeton Ethiopic Manuscripts, 1600s-1900s

C0776 95 items
An open collection of bound Ethiopic manuscripts with texts in Ge'ez and occasionally in Amharic.

Princeton: A Search For Answers outtakes collection, 1973-1974

AC284 23 boxes 28 items
Princeton: A Search for Answers is a 1973 recruiting film produced for the Princeton University Undergraduate Admissions Office by Julian Krainin and DeWitt Sage. The collection consists of outtakes and film trims created during the editing process for Princeton: A Search for Answers, as well as a small number of documents related to the making of the film.

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.

Holland Donan, Class of 1951, Papers, 1952-1994

AC390 2 boxes
Holland "Hollie" Donan, class of 1951, played defensive tackle for the Princeton Tigers from 1948-1950. Collection consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs relating to Donan's football career at Princeton and his 1984 induction into the National Football Hall of Fame.

Princeton Women's Lacrosse Records, circa 1975-2010

AC415 13 boxes
Formed in the fall of 1972 under the direction of Coach Penny Hinckley, the Princeton Women's Lacrosse team was the first women's team at Princeton to reach an NCAA Final. The collection documents the history of the Princeton Women's Lacrosse team and contains a variety of records including clippings, statistics, schedules, practice notes, and a number of videorecordings of games. Also included are a limited amount of videorecordings, photographs and publications on women's field hockey.

Nancy Mitford Collection, 1966-1973

C1204 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by Nancy Mitford, Britsth novelist and biographer, to Elizabeth Forbes, manager of the London bookstore G. Heywood Hill, Ltd.

Alfred Eisenstaedt Photographs of the Class of 1973, 1969

AC497 7 boxes
Alfred Eisenstaedt was a photojournalist known for work published in LIFE Magazine. The collection consists of prints made from digital copies of photographs taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt for LIFE Magazine in 1969, when women undergraduates admitted as part of the coeducational Class of 1973 were arriving on campus.

Steering Committee for the 20th Anniversary of Coeducation Records, 1988-1990

AC182 2 boxes
In the Fall of 1998, President Harold T. Shapiro, recognizing that many groups, individuals, and organizations were interested in planning events and projects related to the 20th anniversary of undergraduate coeducation, appointed a Steering Committee to coordinate and help support these activities. These records document the planning, implementation, and assessment of the actions of the Steering Committee.

Alfred Thayer Mahan Collection, 1883-1977 (mostly 1883-1913)

C1126 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of letters by Alfred Thayer Mahan to his publisher regarding his writings about United States naval history. Mahan was a U.S. naval officer in the Civil War, and his work on the importance of adequate navies and merchant marines influenced the policies and philosophies of national leaders across the globe, including those of the 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt.

Howard C. Rice Collection on Saint-Mémin, 1951-1970

C0752 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of research notes, correspondence, photographs, and drafts for three articles by Howard C. Rice (1904-1980), published in the Princeton University Library Chronicle (autumn 1951, summer 1959, spring 1971), concerning the French engraver, Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Mémin (1770-1852)