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Department of Chemistry Records, 1893-2017

AC358 10 boxes 1 websites
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The Department of Chemistry at Princeton University dates back to the early days of the College of New Jersey, and today it is one of the University's largest undergraduate concentrations. The collection contains examinations and grade books, records pertaining to chemistry research performed at the department in support of the U.S. Manhattan project and departmental records.

Department of Geosciences Records, 1845-2017

AC139 53 boxes 1 folder 1 websites
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Established in 1904 as the Department of Geology, and later known as the Department of Geological and Geophysical Sciences, the Department of Geosciences has grown to become the center for the study of Earth, atmospheric, oceanographic, and environmental sciences at Princeton. The records document the department from its 19th-century origins to the recent past with departmental files, faculty files, faculty meeting minutes and visual materials.

Bicentennial Celebration Records, 1944-1947

AC148 21 boxes 1 folder
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The Princeton University Bicentennial Celebration was a year-long series of events that began on September 22, 1946 with a sermon delivered by Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, in the University Chapel and ended with an address by President Truman in front of Nassau Hall at the June 17, 1947 Concluding Bicentennial Convocation. The Bicentennial Celebration Records contain correspondence, writings, speeches, press-releases, pamphlets, reports, newspaper clippings, tickets, transcripts, watercolor and pencil sketches and various other materials documenting the 1946-1947 Princeton University Bicentennial Celebration.

Clive Bell Correspondence, 1922-1962

C0912 1 box 0.21 linear feet
The Clive Bell Correspondence collection consists of letters received by the English writer and art critic Clive Bell (1881-1964) from Raymond Mortimer, Harold Nicolson, and V. (Victoria) Sackville-West ["Vita"]. Their content reflects both personal and professional matters.

Miriam Y. Holden Collection, 1676-1993 (mostly 1930-1969)

C0071 104 boxes 45.0 linear feet
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The Miriam Holden Collection consists of books, periodicals, manuscripts, clippings, photographs, cartoons, letters, and other materials about women and their achievements collected by Holden.

Historical Audiovisual Collection, 1912-2012 (mostly 1945-1996)

AC047 241 boxes 9 items 1 digital file 1.5 GB
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This collection contains more than 2,300 items, including film, videotapes, compact discs, audio cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tape, and record albums and covers a broad range of topics including classical music, alumni reunions, lectures, and interviews.
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Princeton Film, including scenes of Princeton Bicentennial Convocation, circa 1947

A film entitled Princeton written by Irving Jacob \u201931 and Basil Beyer, directed by Alexander Hamid, and produced by Affiliated Film Producers, Inc., and the International Film Foundation, circa 1947. The film has no sound, and appears to have both documentary footage (Princeton Bicentennial Convocation with President Truman, General Eisenhower and Albert Einstein), as well as some scripted scenes. Convocation at approximately 5 minutes 30 seconds. 16 mm; Duration: 30 minutes.

Alfred J. Lotka Papers, 1881-1966 (mostly 1925-1950)

MC032 34 boxes 1 folder 2 items
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Alfred J. Lotka (1880-1949), a statistician for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, was a significant contributor to the field of demography. He was a pioneer in the study of population dynamics and conducted research on the mathematical theory of evolution and the mathematical analysis of populations. Lotka's papers document his scholarship and his involvement in professional organizations and include drafts of his works, his notes and research materials, and correspondence.

Memorabilia Collection, 1775-2010 (mostly 1866-1997)

AC053 227 boxes 21 items
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This collection contains over 1,800 items including mugs, pipes, canes, banners, hatbands, pins, jewelry, and other material collected by many individuals that document reunions, sporting events, student traditions, and other aspects of University life.

James V. Forrestal Papers, 1907-1958 (mostly 1940-1949)

MC051 208 boxes 1 folder
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James V. Forrestal (1892-1949) was a Wall Street businessman who played an important role in U.S. military operations during and immediately after World War II. From 1940 to 1949 Forrestal served as, in order, assistant to President Roosevelt, Under Secretary of the Navy, Secretary of the Navy, and the first Secretary of Defense. The Forrestal Papers document his service from Under Secretary of the Navy to Secretary of Defense and include correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, and press releases.

Edward S. Corwin Papers, circa 1860-1961 (mostly 1920-1958)

MC012 24 boxes
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This collection contains correspondence, speeches, lecture notes, writings, and photographs of Edward S. Corwin, a noted constitutional scholar who taught at Princeton University for much of his academic career. Nationally-known and widely published, Corwin consulted with many other academics as well as politicians involved with constitutional issues, most notably when he publicly supported Franklin D. Roosevelt's Supreme Court reorganization ("court packing") plan.