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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.

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston Letters to Emily Ashley-Cooper, 1836-1837

C1525 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 15 letters, dating from August 1836 to January 1837 from Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, to his putative daughter Emily Ashley-Cooper, Countess of Shaftesbury, referred to in the letters as "Mrs. Ashley," along with a portrait engraving of Maria Ann Ashley-Cooper.
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Winthrop M. Daniels Collection, 1934

C0894 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of the manuscript, page proofs, and correspondence (135 letters) related to "The Passing of the Old Economist," an article economist Winthrop M. Daniels published in the Harvard Business Review (April 1934).

Richard Ullman Papers, 1916-2006 (mostly 1960-2005)

MC282 6 boxes
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Richard Ullman (1933-2014) was a scholar of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs. The collection documents Ullman's career as an academic, his service with the U.S. State Department and the Council on Foreign Relations, and his process of researching and publishing the three-volume Anglo-Soviet Relations, 1917-1971.

Pearce Family Collection, 1802-1917 (mostly 1820-1863)

C1158 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected correspondence and other material of members of the Pearce family of Maryland.

Woodrow Wilson School Policy Seminar Papers, 1930-2018

AC103 96 boxes 1 item 662 Volumes
The undergraduate Policy Seminar is one of the defining elements of the academic curriculum of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. The records consist of the final reports, as well as some syllabi and course materials from the policy seminars and a short-lived graduate-level program from the 1960s.

Philip Morin Freneau Collection, 1770-1802

C1061 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of Philip Morin Freneau, considered the "poet of the American Revolution."

Collection of Lantern Slides of Macedonia, Greece, 1917-1918

C1729 0.4 linear feet 4 boxes
Collection of 189 lantern slides of several places in Macedonia, Greece by Newton & Co.
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Thessalonikē Everyday Life

Consists of (90) black-and white lantern slides showing views of the city of Thessalonikē, a sea shore, the White Tower, panoramic views of the city after the fire, and Saint Sophia church. Included also are slides depicting scenes of daily life, such as rural people in front of a fountain, a Greek farm, woman at the loom, local women spinning cotton, peasants in the fileds, a priest standing in front of an altar, people going to a wedding, grinding wheat in a manual millstone, agricultural workers, livestock workers, group of Greek kids outside of their houses or in the fields, family portraits, man in Greek ethnic costume (foustanella), a Greek funeral; interiors of churches; a Turkish family; a Rumanian person on a horse; and stork nests on houses and trees. The majority of the lantern slides bear handwritten numbers: 1-21, 23-28, 30, 34-36, 38-39, 44-45, 47-57, 59-63, 65-83, 85-87, 89-91; the rest are unnumbered. Some of them bear handwritten titles in pen on top of the image.

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.

F. Britten Austin Collection, 1911-1929

C1330 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters and typescripts of English novelist and storywriter F. Britten Austin.

James A. Baker III Oral History Collection, 1991-2016

MC212 13 boxes 54 items
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The James A. Baker III Oral History Project is a joint project run by the Seeley G. Mudd Library at Princeton University and the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University. The collection consists of transcripts and audio files of interviews with individuals who knew and worked closely with James A. Baker III during his career in politics and public service.

Princeton University Library Collection of Robert Frost Materials, 1924-1977

C1060 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, poetry, photographs, and printed material of and relating to 20th-century American poet Robert Frost.

Princeton University Collection of Willa Cather Materials, 1933-1982 (mostly 1933-1944)

C1030 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of correspondence, a typed manuscript, and printed material related to Willa Cather, one of the most respected American women novelists of the early twentieth century.

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.

John Lewis Guillemard Letters, 1787-1844

C1492 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of letters, dating from 1787 to 1844, of John Lewis Guillemard (1764-1844), a well-traveled English aristocrat and Royal Society fellow, to his family and friends that document, among other things, American politics and foreign relations, the British Empire, the French Revolution, and the early 19th-century scientific and intellectual communities. Guillemard's letters are addressed primarily to his sister, Jeanne Marie Griffin, his nieces Frances, Jane and Mary Griffin, his uncles, James and Isaac Guillemard, merchants in London, Sir John and Lady Jane Griffin Franklin, and Sir George Thomas Staunton.

Elizabeth Bishop Collection, 1965-1979

C1014 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop's correspondence with her friend Ashley Brown.
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Lloyd R. Morris Manuscripts, circa 1948-1950

C0087 2 boxes 0.4 linear feet
Consists of typescripts and related material for American author Lloyd R. Morris's Not So Long Ago (1949) and William James (1950).

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.

Harold E. Pickersgill Collection, 1809-1939

C0546 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of historical papers of New Jersey collected by New Jersey historian Harold E. Pickersgill and related correspondence and newspaper clippings.

Frederick Warne & Co. Collection, 1850-1895

C1235 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence of Frederick Warne & Co., the London publishers, with prospective authors.

H. N. Swanson Files on F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1934-1956

C1089 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence between F. Scott Fitzgerald's East Coast literary agent, Harold Ober, and his Hollywood agent, H. N. Swanson, from 20 November 1934 through 4 April 1956.

Daily Princetonian Photographs Collection, 1967-2004

AC286 34 boxes 24856 digital files
The Daily Princetonian is the independent student newspaper of Princeton University. This collection consists of images created for use in the Daily Princetonian, both published and unpublished.

Chalmers W. Alexander Letters, 1928-1932

AC007 2 boxes
The Chalmers W. Alexander Letters contain correspondence from Chalmers Alexander (Princeton Class of 1932) to his mother during his attendance at Princeton University from 1928 to 1932. Approximately 500 letters were written during this time period; schedules, report cards, and church calendars are also included.

George Padmore Collection, 1933-1945

C1247 1 box
Consists of original letters, essays, and articles of George Padmore (1903-1959), a leading Pan-Africanist, journalist, and author. Padmore played a crucial role in developing the Fifth, Pan African Congress, and was also instrumental in organizing black labor movements from the 1930s onwards.
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Undated, undated

Western Union telegram of a press release sent by Padmore to the Pittsburgh Courier, which he enclosed with the above letter to Moon. It was the announcement of the Pan African Congress, to be held in Manchester, England, giving the names of the elected members of the British Provisional Committee including Jomo Kenyatta of Kenya, James Taylor of the Gold Coast, Peter Milliard of British Guiana, and Wallace Johnson of West Africa; 2 pp.

Princeton University Center For Energy & Environmental Studies Technical Reports, 1972-1999

ENG021 283 Volumes 1.0 linear feet
Consists of technical reports created by the Center for Energy & Environmental Studies. The Center has been integrated in the Princeton Environmental Institute in early 2000s.

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.

Robert Mountsier Collection, 1908-1912

C1140 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and manuscripts of Robert Mountsier, secretary (ca. 1910) of the Student Lecture Bureau at the University of Michigan and, later, an editor at The Evening Sun.

Woodruff Family Collection, 1795-1896 (mostly 1803-1850)

C0740 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of George Woodruff (Princeton Class of 1785), a lawyer, and various members of his family of Trenton, N.J.

Princeton University Library Collection of Robert Bridges Materials, 1896-1939

C0209 12 boxes 4.8 linear feet
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Consists of correspondence and miscellany pertaining to Robert Bridges' editorial work at Charles Scribner's Sons, as well as material relating to Princeton (particularly his Class of 1879 and the Princeton Club of New York), the Century Club, and the Coffee House Club, in all of which Bridges was an active member.

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Alliance Records, 1972-2019

AC037 7 boxes 1 folder 1.9 GB
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The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Alliance (LGBA), is the social and political organization for lesbian, gay, and bisexual students at Princeton University. The LGBA is the successor to the Gay Alliance of Princeton (GAP), Gay Women of Princeton (GWOP), the Lesbian and Bisexual Task Force (LBTF), and Gay and Lesbian Alliance of Princeton (GALAP). The records contain material regarding the LGBA's programs and its publications, as well as subject files assembled by the LGBA's officers and staff.

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.

David Gelston Family Correspondence, 1761-1864

C1547 4 boxes 2.0 linear feet
Primarily includes correspondence kept by New York merchant and politician, David Gelston, during his time as Collector of Customs for the Port of New York along with some correspondence of Floyd and Delafield family members.

Gaines Post Photostat Collection of 13th-Century European Manuscripts, 1210-1290

C0530 4 boxes 3.5 linear feet
Consists of photostats of various 13th-century European manuscripts compiled by Gaines Post, a professor of history at Princeton (1964-1970). Most of the works are commentaries in Latin on Aristotle's Ethics and treatises on law and philosophy.

Eugene W. Sloan papers, 1941-1945

MC183 13 boxes
Eugene W. Sloan served as Assistant Secretary to the Treasury (beginning in 1935) and was the creator and first administrator of the United States Savings Bond program. Consists of fourteen scrapbooks compiled by Sloan. Two scrapbooks, which Sloan compiled while Executive Director of the War Savings Staff.

Walden, ou, La Vie dans les Bois, 1922

C0854 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a typed manuscript, with holograph corrections, of Louis Fabulet's translation of Henry David Thoreau's Walden.

Thomas Colchie '64 Papers, 1968-2003

C1552 3 boxes 1.25 linear feet
Thomas Colchie (Princeton University alumnus, Class of 1964), is a translator, editor, and literary agent with a specialization in Latin America. His papers consists of correspondence from Jorge Amado, António Lobo Antunes, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Oswaldo França Júnior, Ignácio de Loyola Brandão, Manuel Puig, Murilo Rubião, Ernesto Sábato, José Saramago, Moacyr Scliar, João Ubaldo Ribeiro, José Luandino Vieira, Néstor Almendros, Adolfo Bioy Casares, Elizabeth Bishop, João Cabral de Melo Neto, Joaquim Cardozo, Philip Roth, and Alan Warner.

Arthur F. Rall papers, 1963-1975

MC261 1 box
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Arthur Frederick Rall served in Vietnam for the Central Intelligence Agency during the early 1970s. This collection includes several drafts of Rall's memoirs of his time as a CIA operative in Saigon, as well as correspondence, essays and magazine pieces, and embassy memoranda.

Western Americana glass plate negatives collection, 1920-1922

WC059 6 boxes 7 linear feet
Consists of 319 glass plate negatives of landscape scenes in the Western United States, including the South Dakota Badlands and Yosemite Valley, taken on various geological and palaeontological expeditions under the aegis of Princeton University from 1920-1922.

Physics Department Records, 1909-2015

AC133 36 boxes 1 websites
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The records of the Physics Department document the scientific and teaching activities of Princeton University physicists from 1909 to 1962. While routine activities such as the hiring of faculty and the education of graduate and undergraduate students are recorded, these records also detail the Department's activities in early studies of theoretical physics, as well as its participation in World War II research activities. There is also a small amount of material that documents Milton White's efforts toward builing the cyclotron (1936).

John Lewis Gaddis Papers on George F. Kennan, 1982-1989

MC256 6 boxes 44 items
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John Lewis Gaddis (1941- ) is a diplomatic historian noted for his analysis of the Cold War. The John Lewis Gaddis Papers on George F. Kennan contain interviews conducted by Gaddis for his authorized biography of noted diplomat and historian George F. Kennan and include transcripts and recordings of the interviews.

William E. Potter Diary, 1859-1862

AC323 1 box
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This diary was written by William E. Potter during his years at Harvard (law degree, 1861) and Princeton (B.A., 1863). For the most part the entries are daily with astute and observant comments on many of the public figures and events of this time. Among the more interesting entries are comments and descriptions of the Women's Rights Convention in Boston in 1860, the Massachusetts state prison; the election and inauguration of Abraham Lincoln; the surrender of Fort Sumter; the Battle of Bull Run; "pumping" (dunking) of Princeton students favoring secession; his religious awakening; and a final entry that reads simply "Enlisted."

Luther P. Eisenhart Collection on Woodrow Wilson, 1902-1960

MC063 1 box
Luther P. Eisenhart taught mathematics at Princeton and was one of the original preceptors appointed in 1905 by Princeton University president Woodrow Wilson. The Luther P. Eisenhart Collection on Woodrow Wilson contains correspondence between Eisenhart and Woodrow Wilson, Eisenhart and others about Woodrow Wilson, letters received by Churchill Eisenhart, and miscellaneous Wilson-related ephemera.

Albert Einstein Duplicate Archive, 1859-1979 (mostly 1912-1955)

C0701 94 boxes 37.9 linear feet
Consists of a photocopied duplicate archive of the original Albert Einstein Archive at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, divided into scientific and non-scientific sections, including published and unpublished manuscripts, articles, lectures, notebooks, notes, travel diaries (1925-1933), family papers, and correspondence.
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Pennington Satterthwaite Papers, 1882-1893

AC355 1 box
Pennington Satterthwaite was a graduate of Princeton University's Class of 1893 and an architect. The Pennington Satterthwaite Papers consists of various documents pertaining to Satterthwaite's early life up to and including his time as an undergraduate at Princeton University (then the College of New Jersey).

Donald Goodchild Collection, 1918-1968

C1065 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence of Donald Goodchild, who was secretary of the American Council of Learned Societies in Washington, D.C.

Joseph Howard Scrapbooks, 1875-1908

C0452 14 boxes 16.5 linear feet
The Joseph Howard Scrapbooks collection consists of journalist Joseph Howard's scrapbooks of press clippings and articles he wrote over the years for several New York City newspapers.