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Arcadio Díaz Quiñones Papers, circa 1944-2019 (mostly 1970-2012)

C0014 28 boxes 2 items
The Arcadio Díaz Quiñones Papers consists chiefly of manuscripts and correspondence of the Puerto Rican professor of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures at Princeton University, Arcadio Díaz Quiñones (1940-), as well as a selection of manuscripts by others. The collection focuses on Puerto Rican and Cuban literature, but also provides insight into the literature and politics of other parts of Latin America.
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Series 3: Works of Others, 1944-2006

This series consists of manuscripts by various authors sent to Díaz Quiñones for criticism, along with some accompanying printed matter. Most of the individuals represented are major Puerto Rican writers and have a following elsewhere in Latin America. The sub-series within this series are organized by accession, with miscellaneous material located at the end.

Archivo de Elena Garro, 1932-1998

C0827 7.21 linear feet (15 containers)
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El archivo de Elena Garro contiene manuscritos, correspondencia, cuadernos, diarios, fotografías, material impreso y un diario de la escritora mexicana Elena Garro (1916-1998). También se incluye correspondencia y documentos personales de la hija de Garro, la poeta Helena Paz Garro (1939-2014).

Alfred and Mary Gwinn Hodder Papers, 1875-1941

C0450 86 boxes 36.20 linear feet
The Alfred and Mary Gwinn Hodder Papers consists of writings, correspondence, documents, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed matter of attorney and author Alfred LeRoy Hodder. Also included are similar papers of his wife, Mary Gwinn Hodder, who was a professor of English literature.
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Subseries 2B: Correspondence, 1828-1953

Contains family correspondence with Gwinn's mother, Matilda Bowie Gwinn, her husband's parents, Mahalia Riley and Alfred James Hodder, and other relatives, as well as correspondence with friends and acquaintances, especially M. Cary Thomas, with whom she corresponded writing under many different pet names, Katharine Fullerton and Gordon Hall Gerould, and including correspondence with Gwinn's special Baltimore friends, Bessie King, Mary E. Garrett, Julia Rogers, and Nancy Howard. The correspondence is full of references to Jessie Donaldson Hodder's presence in the lives of the Hodders, as well as references to M. Carey Thomas' reaction to the Gwinn and Hodder relationship.

Edgardo Cozarinsky Papers, 1920-2016

C1532 54.17 linear feet
Edgardo Cozarinsky is an Argentine-born film director, producer, screenwriter, novelist, critic, theater director, and playwright. His papers consist of film scripts, related press, correspondence, photographs, general reference files, drafts of his writings, printed matter, and audiovisual materials.

J. G. Cobo Borda Papers, 1951-2018

C0278 24.21 linear feet (44 containers)
Consists of personal and working papers of Cobo Borda, a Colombian poet, essayist, journalist, and diplomat, primarily manuscript poems and essays as well as correspondence, spanning the period from 1970 to 2017. There are also manuscripts of speeches and interviews, nonfiction works, documents, photographs, a few papers of others, scrapbooks, and a small amount of printed material.

Frank N. Doubleday and Nelson Doubleday Collection, 1734-1966 (mostly 1890-1949)

C0162 33 boxes 1 item 14 linear feet
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Consists primarily of papers of Frank Nelson Doubleday and his son, Nelson, relating to their personal and business relationships with prominent authors and artists published under the Doubleday imprint, such as Joseph Conrad, A. B. Frost, Rudyard Kipling, T. E. Lawrence, and W. Someset Maugham.

Carl Van Doren Papers, 1900-1950

C0072 48 boxes 110 items 17.85 linear feet
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The collection illustrates the literary career of American author and professor Carl Van Doren, including typescripts and research notes for his Pulitzer Prize winning biography of Benjamin Franklin. The collection also contains various documents, including Van Doren's will, souvenirs, memorabilia, photographs, clippings, and printed material, as well as legal papers and correspondence dealing with his participation in several lawsuits involving copyright infringement.

Sir John Grenfell Maxwell Papers, 1824-1940

C0583 33 boxes 18 linear feet
General Sir John Maxwell served in Egypt during the British Occupation, notably participating in the Battle at Omdurman during the reconquest of the Sudan, and in South Africa during the Boer War. In World War I Maxwell returned to Egypt to defend the Suez Canal and briefly served in Ireland after the Sinn Fein Rebellion. Consists of Maxwell's diaries, correspondence, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, printed matter and newspaper clippings.

Harrison S. Morris Papers, 1784-1970 (mostly 1895-1935)

C0003 341 boxes 34 items
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Consists of the personal papers of Philadelphia author, businessman, and philanthropist Harrison S. Morris.

Princeton University Press Records, 1905-2014 (mostly 1940-1999)

C0728 554 boxes
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The Princeton University Press Records document the business acitivities of Princeton University Press. They include extensive files on works published by the press, as well as staff files, review files, editorial board and board of trustees files, financial information, production files, and publications.

Delafield Family Papers, 1393-1985 (mostly 1800-1950)

C0391 164 boxes 1 oversize folder 70 linear feet
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The Delafields were avid collectors of family history and family-related memorabilia in the Hudson River Valley region of New York state. This collection consists of the papers of the Delafield family and related families, most prominently the Livingstons, containing both personal papers and papers collected for their genealogical and historical significance.

Edmund Keeley Papers, 1910-2013 (mostly 1960-2011)

C0763 278 boxes 12 items 134.8 linear feet
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Edmund Keeley (1928-) is an author, translator, and Charles Barnwell Straut Professor Emeritus of English at Princeton University, best known for his translations and writings on Greek poets C. P. Cavafy, George Seferis, Odysseus Elytēs and Giannēs Ritsos. The papers consist of Keeley's drafts and proofs of translations, fiction, and nonfiction, including novels, articles, essays, introductions, reviews, and other writings, as well as for works he edited, along with personal and professional correspondence, faculty material, files of the P.E.N. American Center and other institutions with which he was involved, awards and speeches, biographical materials, family papers, scrapbook and other printed materials, manuscripts of others, and photographs and photograph albums.

Blair and Lee Family Papers, 1640-1946 (mostly 1812-1920)

C0614 474 boxes 253 linear feet
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The collection consists of the personal and family papers of five members of the Blair and Lee families of Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia -- Francis Preston Blair (1791-1876); his daughter, Elizabeth Blair Lee (1818-1906); her husband, Samuel Phillips Lee (1812-1897); their son, Blair Lee (1857-1944, Princeton Class of 1880); and his cousin, Andrew Alexander Blair (1848-1932) -- reflecting their various political, journalistic, naval, family, business, legal, and domestic interests.
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Blair and Lee Family Papers, 1640-1946 (mostly 1812-1920)

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The collection consists of the personal and family papers of five members of the Blair and Lee families of Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia -- Francis Preston Blair (1791-1876); his daughter, Elizabeth Blair Lee (1818-1906); her husband, Samuel Phillips Lee (1812-1897); their son, Blair Lee (1857-1944, Princeton Class of 1880); and his cousin, Andrew Alexander Blair (1848-1932) -- reflecting their various political, journalistic, naval, family, business, legal, and domestic interests.

Lewis Thomas Papers, 1941-1992 (mostly 1973-1983)

C0738 160 boxes
The Lewis Thomas papers consist primarily of files from the years (1973-1983) that Thomas (Princeton Class of 1933) spent as president and, later, chancellor, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. These contain general correspondence with doctors, drafts and reprints of his essays and books, files of lectures, presentations, and awards, and files of scientific organizations with which he was involved. There are also drafts and reprints of early scientific papers (which pre-date his years at MSKCC).
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Subseries 1D: Scientific Papers, 1941-1989

A bibliography (1941-1980) of Dr. Thomas's scientific publications is provided at the beginning of this section. Reprints of the papers, if present, follow the chronological order of the bibliography; where they are lacking, a full citation is given. Later (post-1980) papers continue the chronological order. At the end have been foldered miscellaneous material, including electron microscope photographs and requests for reprints of Dr. Thomas's papers.

Jimmy Stewart Collection, 1930-1979

TC133 4 boxes 107 items 2.0 linear feet
The Jimmy Stewart Collection consists of newspaper and magazine clippings about the life and career of American actor, James Stewart (Princeton Class of 1932). Also included in the collection are film stills and other photographs.

Sarah Bernhardt Collection, 1878-1969

TC134 5 boxes 230 items 2.0 linear feet
The Sarah Bernhardt Collection consists of newspaper and magazine clippings, theater programs and playbills, photographs, and other materials on French actress Sarah Bernhardt.

Joseph Jefferson Collection, 1823-1976 (mostly 1829-1905)

TC132 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905) was an American actor and author. His collection consists of biographical newspaper clippings, 2 copies of his Autobiography, theatrical criticism and approbation, and clippings on family matters.
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Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection, 1940-1989

TC122 14 boxes 4.8 linear feet
The Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection contains printed programs, souvenir programs, clippings, and reviews of various ballet companies and choreographers.

Program in Hellenic Studies Collection of Modern Greek Theater Playbills, Second Series, 1933-1981

RCPXR-6386581 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
This collection contains playbills mostly from Greece and a few from other countries.

Gilbert and Sullivan Collection, 1879-1965 (mostly 1930-1960)

TC117 1 box 1 linear feet
Consists of playbills, programs, and some other printed material relating to the works of Gilbert and Sullivan.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Children's Publishers' and Retailers' Catalogs, circa 1913-2015

COTSEN3 7 boxes 3 linear feet
Advertising material, mostly catalogs, from publishers and sellers of children's books, toys and educational products.
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Harper Books for Boys and Girls, 1929-1962

1929-1930; 1930; 1936; Fall 1945; Fall 1946 (marked in blue crayon by DBF); 1947 (marked in pencil by Coker); 1948; 1949 (marked in pencil by Perkins); 1950 (marked in pencil by Perkins); 1951; 1952; 1953 (marked in pencil by D. Howley); 1954; 1955; Spring 1956; 1956; Spring 1957 (marked in pencil by DWB?); 1957; Spring 1958; 1958 (marked in pen and pencil by Dorothea Howley); Spring 1959 (some prices updated in black pen); 1959; photocopy of pg. 40-44 of Spring 1960 issue; photocopy of pg. 13-33 of Fall 1960 issue; Fall 1961; Spring 1962 (marked in pencil by Mr. Rose).

Undergraduate Academic Files, Series 3, 1940-1949

AC198-03 64 boxes
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This collection consists of the individual academic files of former undergraduate students of Princeton University. The files contain grades, transcripts, and other information relating to the subject's academic career.

Office of the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer Records, 1930-2017 (mostly 1972-1997)

AC233 87 boxes 1 websites
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The Office of the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer is the administrative office at Princeton University responsible for overseeing the university's budget, procurement services, tax compliance, risk management, and other general, non-investment related fiduciary responsibilities. The records in this collection primarily document the activities of three consecutive administrators who held the position of vice president for finance, either solely or in combination with the roles of treasurer and vice president for administration: Paul B. Firstenberg (1972-1976), Carl W. Schafer (1976-1987), and Richard R. Spies (1988-2001). Also included are the records of Laurel B. Harvey, who served as assistant vice president for finance and administration under Schafer and Spies.
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Series 2: Carl W. Schafer Files, 1930-1982 (mostly 1988-1996)

The files in Series 2: Carl W. Schafer Files, 1930-1982 (bulk 1972-1982) touch on a broad range of topics related to the financial operations of Princeton University, including investments, income and budget. The files document his service on the Resources Committee and the Priorities Committee of the Council of the Princeton University Community, which addressed issues including the divestiture of Princeton University from investments in South Africa. The files also include information on a proposed merger between the University and the Institute for Advanced Studies, as well as the development of Palmer Square.

Office of Information Technology Records, 1956-2017 (mostly 1980-2008)

AC366 40 boxes 1 folder 16 items 1 websites
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The Office of Information Technology oversees Princeton University's academic and administrative systems and the information technology infrastructure that supports them. It also provides information technology products and services for students, staff, faculty, and alumni of the University. The Office of Information Technology Records consists of paper records and electronic media related to the administration and implementation of information technology at Princeton University.

Faculty and Professional Staff files, Subgroup 7: H, 1764-2014

AC107-07 312 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.

Charles Black Hutchinson Papers, 1885-1951 (mostly 1935-1944)

AC432 3 boxes 4 items
The Charles Black Hutchinson Papers primarily include Charles Hutchinson's correspondence and schoolwork from the period 1935 to 1944, when Hutchinson was a student at the Lawrenceville School (1935 to 1939), at Princeton University (1939 to 1943), and serving in the Army's 681st Glider Battalion (beginning in 1943).
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Series 2: Schoolwork, 1897-1945

Schoolwork includes notes and notebooks as well as graded papers and exams from both the Lawrenceville School and Princeton University. Lawrenceville School material includes coursework in Mathematics, American History, English, and Latin. Hutchinson's school compositions include an essay on the "Pinies," people living in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, as well as a tale about the "Jersey Devil." Other essays cover assigned topics such as the work of Shakespeare, Dickens, Browning, Shaw and Lytton Strachey, or the causes of the War of Independence.
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Series 3: Event Programs and Ephemera, 1896-1951

Event programs point to some of Hutchinson's pursuits between 1940 and 1942—church services, theatrical productions, a debutante ball, a museum exhibit. Ephemera include items such as membership cards, game tickets, and railroad schedules from the early 1930s through 1944, as well as playing cards, a pen nib, and advertisements. Also included in Series 3 are printed programs from the Lawrenceville School (for commencement 1938 and 1939, for instance), as well as printed materials from the Army, such as the booklet "The Construction of Models for Protective Concealment" (1942) and a Field Artillery School Instruction Memorandum (1942).

Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies Records, 1935-2017

AC448 5 boxes 1 websites
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The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) is Princeton University's international and regional studies center. The PIIRS Records document the institute's activities and include material from its precursor organizations, the Yale Institute of International Studies and the Center of International Studies at Princeton University.
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Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies Records, 1935-2017

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The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) is Princeton University's international and regional studies center. The PIIRS Records document the institute's activities and include material from its precursor organizations, the Yale Institute of International Studies and the Center of International Studies at Princeton University.

H. L. Mencken Letters to David Warren Ryder, 1922-1955

C1231 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 110 letters by influential magazine editor and critic H. L. Mencken to David Warren Ryder, a San Francisco area journalist, written mainly from Baltimore and New York between the years 1922 and 1947.
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William Charles Smith Correspondence, 1935-1971

C1203 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence of British musicologist William Charles Smith related to music and to George Frederic Handel.

Arthur Garfield Hays Papers, 1915-1955

MC072 42 boxes 1 folder
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The Arthur Garfield Hays Papers consist of correspondence, case files, speeches, articles, books, news clippings, and photos which document his career as a New York City lawyer and general counsel for the ACLU.

Barton Wood Currie Collection, 1918-1948

C1321 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters by authors and publishers addressed to American reporter and editor Barton Currie and his wife, Florence.
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Henry De Wolf Smyth Papers, 1898-1988

C1343 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected material by and about Henry De Wolf Smyth, the American physicist and diplomat who figured prominently in the development of atomic energy, the Manhattan Project, and the production of the atomic bomb.
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Robert H. Davis Collection, 1907-1929

C1319 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence of American writer and editor Robert H. Davis with his friend, lawyer Thomas Baskerville, who was amassing a collection of autographs of famous individuals.

Gillett G. Griffin Papers, 1928-2016

AC464 36 boxes
Gillett Good Griffin, a curator of Pre-Columbian collections at the Princeton University Art Museum from 1967 to 2005, spurred dynamic growth in the museum's collections of art of the ancient Americas. The Gillett G. Griffin Papers reflect Griffin's personal life and relationships as well as his professional work and his donation of objects to the Princeton University Art Museum.

Walter Kauzmann Papers, 1940-1993

C0978 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and miscellaneous materials related to Walter Kauzmann's work on the Manhattan Project and his career as a professor of chemistry at Princeton University.
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Varnum Lansing Collins Papers, 1842-1972

AC347 11 boxes
Varnum Lansing Collins was a Princeton alum of the Class of 1893 and served as the University's Secretary from 1917 to 1936. Throughout his life Collins exhibited a special interest in Princeton's history and he authored a number of works relating to that theme. The Varnum Lansing Collins Papers consist primarily of materials generated by Collins while writing several of his most well-known works on Princeton history.
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Louis O. Coxe Letters to William Meredith, 1939-1984

C0730 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of approximately 110 letters by Louis O. Coxe (Princeton Class of 1940) to his former classmate, fellow poet, and friend William Meredith, primarily during the 1940s and 1970s.
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Douglas Goldring Collection, 1926-1960

C1066 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence of Douglas Goldring, English writer and journalist.

John Marshall Harlan Papers, 1884-1972 (mostly 1936-1971)

MC071 685 boxes 1 folder 16 items
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John Marshall Harlan (1899-1971), a distinguished lawyer and jurist, served on the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. Harlan's papers consist of legal materials, correspondence, writings, and personal papers that document his career as an attorney and a judge, especially the period when he was a Supreme Court Justice.

Kurt Gödel Papers, 1905-1980 (mostly 1930-1970)

C0282 30.75 linear feet 54 boxes, 22 items, and 9 reels
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The papers comprise documents relating to all periods of the life of Kurt Gödel, foremost mathematical logician of the twentieth century, including scientific correspondence, notebooks, drafts, unpublished manuscripts, academic, legal, and financial records, and all manner of loose notes and memoranda.

Robert Judson Clark Papers, 1741-1997

AC208 10 boxes
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The Robert Judson Clark Papers consist of records pertaining to the architecture and grounds of Princeton University's campus and the surrounding area, compiled by professor emeritus Robert Judson Clark of the Princeton University Department of Art and Archaeology.

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.

Don Oberdorfer Papers, 1930-2012 (mostly 1978-2008)

MC162 25 boxes
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Don Oberdorfer (1931-2015) worked as a journalist for nearly four decades; twenty-five of those years were as a staff member at the Washington Post, where he served as White House correspondent (1968-1972), Northeast Asia correspondent (1972-1975), and diplomatic correspondent (1976-1993). The collection is mostly composed of Oberdorfer's notebooks that chronicle his assignments with the Post, as well as his work post-retirement. The collection also consists of transcripts of interviews conducted by Oberdorfer with both American and Soviet foreign policy officials for his book The Turn: From the Cold War to a New Era, The United States and the Soviet Union, 1983-1990 (Poseidon Press, 1991, and Touchstone Press, 1992). Additionally, the papers contain a significant amount of research material and writings related to Oberdorfer's career, foreign policy actions taken by the United States and the Soviet Union at the end of the Cold War, and the political climate of Japan and Korea from the late 1960s into the early twenty-first century.
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Other Writings, 1930-2008

Some of the most prevalent topics in Oberdorfer's other writings are the political climates in Asia (particularly North and South Korea and Japan); U.S. foreign relations under the Ronald Reagan administration, especially during the tenure of Secretary of State Shultz; and Senator Mike Mansfield (1903-2001), the subject of Oberdorfer's 2003 biography. To a lesser extent, there are materials pertaining to Oberdorfer's affiliations with Princeton University and profiles on foreign political leaders. Of particular note are the typescript drafts of Oberdorfer's unpublished autobiography "Beyond the First Taxi Zone: Adventures of a Cold War Correspondent," which include excerpts from his notebooks. Other files throughout the series also contain excerpts from the notebooks and/or appear to have been created as part of Oberdorfer's research for his autobiography.

Zelda Fitzgerald Papers, 1919-1997 (mostly 1920-1950)

C0183 9 boxes 8.5 linear feet
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The Zelda Fitzgerald Papers consists of manuscripts, correspondence, miscellaneous notes and related material, documents, pictures, clippings, and photographs of American author Zelda Fitzgerald.
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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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Edward Livingston Papers, 1683-1877 (mostly 1764-1836)

C0280 178 boxes 120 linear feet
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The Edward Livingston Papers document the career of American lawyer, diplomat, statesman, and legal theorist Edward Livingston. The collection also contains domestic, financial, and property records of some three dozen others, mostly members of the Livingston/Beekman branch of the Hudson River Valley Livingstons and the Montgomery, Davezac, Barton, and Hunt families; the family surveyor/agent John Cox, Jr.; and an Albany-area merchant Benjamin French, whose forfeited estate ended up in Edward Livingston's hands for debt collection.

George S. McGovern Papers, 1939-1984 (mostly 1968-1979)

MC181 835 boxes 1 folder 22 items
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George Stanley McGovern was a Congressman (1957-1961), a U.S. Senator (1963-1981), and a Democratic presidential nominee known for his strong liberal stance, particularly during the Vietnam War. This collection contains legislation files, campaign materials, correspondence, speech texts, schedules and invitations, travel files, patronage files, subject files, photographs, and audiovisual materials documenting McGovern's activities in the House of Representatives and in the U.S. Senate, as well as his time as Director of Food for Peace.
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Subseries 1B: Biographical, 1945

The Biographical subseries contains information concerning George McGovern's WWII service as a B-24 pilot flying missions out of Cerignola, Northern Italy. This series includes maps of targets in Europe as well as aerial photographs of the bomb drops in progress. Researchers interested in George McGovern's WWII service may find additional photographs in the Photographs series.

Bruce C. Willsie Collection of British Sigillography, 100-1900

C0953 126 boxes
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An open collection of examples of British sigillography (matrices, royal charters with seals, seal impressions, and related material), collected by Bruce C. Willsie, Class of 1986.

Whiting Willauer Papers, 1916-1962 (mostly 1941-1955)

MC142 10 boxes 1 folder
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The papers of Whiting Willauer (1906-1962) reflect Willauer's entire career, but focus most strongly on the period from 1941 to 1954 when Willauer was in China and worked for China Defense Supplies, Inc. (1941-1944), the Foreign Economic Administration (1944-1945), the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration [NRRA] (1946-1947), and Civil Air Transport, Inc. (1946-1954). The papers also document his positions as an admiralty lawyer for the New York City law firm, Bingham, Dana and Gould (1931-1938), as Attorney, Criminal Division at the Department of Justice and Special Assistant to United States Attorney General (1929-1940), Special Counsel for the Federal Power Commission (1941), and his appointments as United States Ambassador to Honduras (1954-1958) and Costa Rica (1958-1961). In addition, materials which reflect Willauer's role as a delegate to the Organization of American States' Meetings of Foreign Ministers (August 1960) and to the United Nations General Assembly (October 1960) are found in the papers.
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Series I: Biographical Material, 1916-1959

Series I: Biographical Materials includes a folder of notes written by Whiting Willauer about himself, as well as a folder of general biographical material about Willauer. Also included is a subseries of educational material, which contains correspondence and grade cards from Willauer's school days at Saint Albans, Stone School, and Princeton University.

Princeton University Library Collection of Triantaphyllos Pittas Materials, 1936-1984

C1612 0.2 linear feet 1 box
Consists of personal papers of Triantaphyllos Pittas, one of the most important writers of short stories in Greece.
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Drake Bros. Studio Photograph Collection, 1863-1969

C1427 5 boxes 4.5 linear feet
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Consists of photographs (and related material) by June D. Drake, which provides a visual record of Silverton, Oregon, and surrounding areas in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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

AC446 8 boxes
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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.
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Athletic Rulebooks, Handbooks and Publications, 1902-2003

General athletic files contain published rulebooks and guidebooks for individual sports, especially from the mid-twentieth century and the 1970s, many printed by the NCAA, as well as copies of periodicals such as Modern Gymnast and football programs from Princeton and elsewhere. There are also printed NCAA championship booklets, convention bulletins, manuals, rules and regulations. Much of the material is not specific to Princeton, but some Princeton programs and press releases are included in the football, basketball, hockey, soccer, track, and wrestling files.

Princeton University Library Collection of Modern Greek Materials, 1677-1967

C0958 3 boxes 4 folders
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Consists of an open collection containing miscellaneous source material related to Modern Greek studies, including letters, documents, artwork, and other unbound manuscript items.
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Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, Letters to May Harrison, 1944-1950

11 signed autograph letters from Lord Dunsany (E. J. M. D. Plunkett) to violinist May Harrison, written from Dunsany Castle, Dunstrall Priory, and Cadogan Square, with a corrected typescript of his poem "To the Children of Greece" and a transcript by May Harrison of the account of a Yugoslav soldier. Harrison had asked Dunsany to write a poem highlighting the desperate condition of Greek children following German occupation, to be read at a charity concert that never took place but appeared in To Awaken Pegasus and Other Poems (1949).
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Ethniko Komitato, 1937-1973

Greek resistance organization archive. Contains material relating to Ethniko Komitato (National Revolutionary Committee of Greece), which operated under the Axis occupation of Greece and fought for the freedom of the homeland and the rights of the Greeks during the World War II. Included are autograph and typed manuscripts, such as requests; certificates regarding Nikolaos Stauropoulos' membership to the National Revolutionary Committee; reports to the Committee by N. Stauropoulos; agendas of the Committee; a list of the board members; the founding document and the National Line of the Committee; two handwritten issues (dated 15 and 18 April, 1945 respectively) of the newspaper "Ethnika Neiata" (National Youth), with crossed out title " Hē ephēmeridoula mas"; four essays by Nikolaos Stauropoulos or Atellanos: "Einai akoma kairos"; "Ho agōnas sta ergostasia"; "Ho proskopismos kai hē agōgē tōn hellēnopaidōn"; and "To noēma tēs ethnikēs antistasēs kai hoi neoi"; an identification card of Nikolaos Stauropoulos; an obituary for Nikos Kollaros; a signed letter by Giōrgos Stauropoulos to his brother Nikolaos; a signed letter to Nikolaos Stauropoulos by Vyrōn (unknown last name); miscellaneous handwritten notes; 72 black-and-white photographs dated 1937-1966; and ephemera. Included also is a pamphlet dated April 6, 1941. The National Revolutionary Committee of Greece worked closely throughout the German occupation with almost all the internal resistance organizations and helped strengthen several rebel groups.
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Chapouthier, Fernand ALS to [Vourlakēs], [1929]-1948

Consists of (17) autograph letters in Greek signed by Fernand Chapouthier, archaeologist and Hellenist, to his friend and colleague Giōrgos [Vourlakēs] in Crete. The letters were sent from several places, Bordeaux (9), Dijon (1), "Anaskaphē Malliōn=excavations in Mallia (1), Athens (5), Milan (1) (eight postcards (14.4 x 9.1 cm.) with an autograph letter on the reverse) and one without a title. Included also are: (1) autograph letter from the archaeologist Pierre Demargne to an unidentified priest dated 1948 and (1) photograph depicting Giōrgos Vourlakēs in Mallia dated 1931.

Historical Postcard Collection, circa 1890-1960

AC045 5 boxes
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The Historical Postcard Collection documents the buildings and environs of the Princeton University campus in the form of picture postcards. Featuring both monochrome and color postcards, the bulk of the collection ranges in date from 1900 through the 1960s. Many of the postcards have been digitized and are searchable through Digital PUL.
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Postcards of Princeton-related Sites, Buildings and Landmarks, 1891-1957

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Approximately 200 postcards of Princeton University sites, buildings and landmarks. Some postcards have writing and postmarks and some are unmarked. Most of the postcards have black and white photographic images, while some are colorized.

Kienbusch Angling Collection, 1651-1974 (mostly 1800-1950)

C0245 5 boxes 68 items 49 Volumes 12.68 linear feet
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Consists of manuscripts and letters relating to the history and method of angling collected by Kienbusch (Princeton Class of 1906).
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Kostas and Linda S. Myrsiades Papers, 1942-2017

C1623 4.0 linear feet 7 boxes
This collection consists of personal papers of Kostas and Linda S. Myrsiades, including correspondence, autograph manuscripts and typescripts, photographs, printed and audio material.
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Research Material: Resistance Theater, 1942-1998

Consists of xerox copies of typescripts and printed material of several one-act plays and short stories or poems on Greek Resistance with penciled annotations. Includes also a xerox copy of a resignation letter by Aimilios Veakēs to the Board of the National Theater dated 1942 and a bibliography of primary texts and short stories about the "Literature of the Greek Resistance."

Undergraduate Alumni Records, 1921-2008

AC199 801 boxes 2 items
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Consists of individual files of former undergraduate students of Princeton University, compiled by the Bureau of Alumni Information. Material in each file varies greatly but most include the names of relatives, notable achievements at Princeton and post-graduation, news items, address updates, and obituaries.

Princeton Alumni Weekly Photograph Collection, circa 1968-2001

AC126 73 boxes
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This collection contains images used or considered for use by the publication the Princeton Alumni Weekly. The photographs are generally black-white glossy 8x10 prints; however, 5x7 prints are also found within the collection. The photographs are arranged in general topics, and then alphabetically within each subject. New accruals are added on to the end of the collection and maintained in the order in which they were transferred.
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Football, Oldies, circa 1902-1965

Included are images of the old field, a photograph of the team after the 1903 Princeton-Yale game and holding the game ball, and photographs of the team playing various opponents in any kind of weather. Also in the folder is an image of the campus gathered around the bonfire, a tradition that signifies the team has beat both Harvard and Yale that season, as well as as a picture of dorm buildings with "Hate Yale" on the roof.
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Administrative, circa 1932-1970

This folder contains photographs and photography contact sheets of various administrative buildings on Princeton's campus. Included are photographs of New South, West College (and the Admissions Office), Stanhope, Walker Hall, 1937 Hall, the Infirmary, and Dodge-Osborn Hall.

Edward T. Cone Papers, 1924-1996 (mostly 1939-1996)

C1027 32 boxes 28.6 linear feet
This collection contains the musical manuscripts, musical sketches, and personal papers of Edward T. Cone, a composer and member of the Princeton University faculty.

Ansley J. Coale Papers, 1935-1998 (mostly 1954-1994)

MC208 18 boxes
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Professor Ansley J. Coale (1917-2002) was a demographer whose work focused on nuptiality, fertility, and mortality in several countries. Coale joined the Princeton University faculty in 1947 and spent his entire career as a member of the university's Office of Population Research (OPR). The papers contain correspondence, Coale's research papers and projects, and samples of data collected. The material spans the several decades (1950s to 1990s) Coale spent as a member of the Princeton faculty, as well as the work he did during his retirement.
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Series 1: Biographical, 1935-1994

The Biographical series primarily comprises drafts of Coale's autobiography, published in 1995. Other items include press clippings related to Coale and his family, Coale's Curriculum Vitae, the text of an interview of Coale, records of his extensive travels around the world for demographic studies, and personal correspondence. See also Series 7: Media.

Jorge Ibargüengoitia Papers, 1923-2008 (mostly 1954-1984)

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Consists of the writings, correspondence, photographs, and personal papers of the Mexican novelist, journalist, and playwright Jorge Ibargüengoitia as well as writings about him by others and adaptations and translations of his work.
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Herbert Adams Gibbons Papers, 1908-1934

MC062 28 boxes
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Herbert Adams Gibbons was a journalist and foreign correspondent. Consists of papers of Gibbons from the periods when he was a foreign correspondent (1909-1916) in Greece, Spain, Turkey and other Near Eastern countries, a serviceman with the American Expeditionary Forces in France (1917-1918), and a correspondent (1920-1931) for various American magazines in Europe, the Orient, and Africa.
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Office of the Registrar Records, 1802-2015

AC116 331 boxes
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The Office of the Registrar is the administrative office of Princeton University responsible for the collection and maintenance of the academic records of the student body, as well as the establishment of course and examination schedules and the collection of fees related to matriculation and registration. The records contain the academic records of individual students, subject files on topics related to admissions and matriculation, statistical reports, and other official documents issued by the Office of the Registrar.

The Library of Jacques Derrida, House Series, 1793-2013

RBD1-1 675 boxes 16 items
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Consists of the personal library of French philosopher Jacques Derrida and members of his household.
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Wall 1, 1842-2005

Contains books shelved on Wall 1, i.e. the wall through which one enters the Studio. It includes a run of Anglophone literature in approximate alphabetical order (running from The Oxford Book of English Verse (1.6.1.1) and Paul Auster (1.6.1.2) to Israel Zangwill (1.6.5.28) and a little beyond to photocopied material on Shakespeare and Coleridge (1.6.6.1).

Robert H. Taylor Collection of English and American Literature, 1280s-1958 (mostly 1800-1939)

RTC01 51 boxes 229 items 13 Volumes
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The Robert H. Taylor Collection consists of over 4,000 3,300 manuscripts illustrating in their wide range the scope of English literature from the fourteenth century to the 1940s. This finding aid focuses on the modern manuscripts, both bound and unbound, in the collection, which is designated "RTC01" within the Manuscripts Division of the Special Collections Department of the Princeton University Library. However, a brief listing of the collection's Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts is included.
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BEERBOHM, MAX (1872-1956). "Fenestralia", 1940s

Autograph manuscript essay first published in "Mainly on the Air," (London : Heinemann, 1946). Together with manuscript notes (5 leaves) for an essay on watching the Parisian street scene at the Gare du Nord from a window in the hotel above the station (1928). These notes, much condensed, were used for a passage in the essay "Fenestralia."

Ed Sanders Papers, 1939-2021 (mostly 1960-2010)

C1703 451 linear feet 397 boxes
Consists of drafts, manuscripts, research files, correspondence, artwork, and other related materials of American musician, poet, writer, artist, and activist Ed Sanders.
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Tēlemachos Alaveras Papers and Nea Poreia Archives, 1889-2010

C1408 97 boxes 2 items 39.3 linear feet
Consists of personal papers of Tēlemachos Alaveras, a prolific Modern Greek writer and editor of the literary magazine Nea Poreia for more than fifty years. He was also the president of the Literary Society of Thessalonikē and member of boards of many other organizations. Included also are the archives of Nea Poreia, as well as the personal papers of Alaveras's father, Chrēstos Alaveras.

Booksellers' League of New York Records, 1895-1967

C1369 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Founded in 1895, the Booksellers' League of New York was an organization aimed at promoting a professional and collaborative spirit among members of the book trade. The bulk of the collection consists of meeting minutes of the annual meetings and Board of Managers meetings, 1895-1932 (5 vols.) and of materials relating to the League's monthly dinners and other social events, 1901-1958 (invitation cards, programs, menus, handbills, and related membership mailings).

Charles William White Papers, 1934-1977

C1484 5 boxes 2.0 linear feet
American Charles William White wrote historical novels about artists and writers under the pen name of "Max White." Active as a historical fiction writer primarily in the 1930s through 1950s, White traveled in the same social circles as Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. The collection consists of manuscripts and correspondence of Charles William White ("Max White"), including correspondence with Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein.
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Charles William White Papers, 1934-1977

American Charles William White wrote historical novels about artists and writers under the pen name of "Max White." Active as a historical fiction writer primarily in the 1930s through 1950s, White traveled in the same social circles as Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. The collection consists of manuscripts and correspondence of Charles William White ("Max White"), including correspondence with Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein.

DuBois S. Morris and Alice Morris Papers, circa 1882-1997 (mostly 1895-1930)

C1658 11.65 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence, photograph albums, lantern slides, printed material, sermon drafts, and film reels documenting the years DuBois S. Morris (Class of 1893) spent as a Presbyterian missionary in Eastern China during the late 1800s through the 1920s.
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Correspondence and Reports, 1882-1930, 1956

The earlier correspondence from 1882-1906 are letters between Alice Ray Buell Morris and her parents, with some letters corresponding with siblings and other relatives. There are some letters from the 1890s about Dubois Morris's decision to go to China. The 1910 correspondence is addressed to Alice Buell and primarily pertains to Dubois Morris's marriage proposal, advice from Buell family members, and her October 1910 marriage to Dubois. The correspondence spanning 1911-1928 consists of letters between Alice Morris and her mother, Alice Buell, with some letters from Dubois Morris to his mother-in-law; letters from Dubois Morris to Alice Morris; and letters from Dubois Morris to his father, Theodore Morris. There are some photographs and newspaper clippings among the correspondence.
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Correspondence, Reports, Sermons, and Artwork-Related Documents, 1896-1968

Contains correspondence primarily between Dubois Morris and Alice Morris during their marriage, as well as letters during their courtship in 1910. There is a wedding invitation and a marriage album embossed with "The Marriage Service." Some correspondence pertains to Dubois Morris's decision to do missionary work in China. Other correspondents include George Rowley from the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University; William S. Dix from Princeton Library, regarding donating Morris's archives; and some ephemera regarding Dubois Morris's death in 1956.
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Reports, Sermons, Ephemera, and School Materials, 1890-1997

Materials also pertain to Dubois Morris's missionary work and consist of annual reports to and from the Central Presbyterian Church in New York City, NY, and annual reports from Huaiyuan. There are also sermon outlines, notes, and talks. There are several school papers and a heavily annotated Bible, likely from Dubois Morris's time at Harvard University and/or Columbia University while he was completing his postgraduate theological studies. There are cabinet cards from Morris's time at Princeton, and materials related to his inclusion in the Class of 1893, including Class Day booklets, directories, reunion books, etc. from the decades following. There are a couple of booklets on membership rules and bylaws for other organizations, such as The Pilgrims, the Quill Club, and the Shanghai Tiffin Club. There is a small amount of family papers, including a paper from Dubois Morris's younger brother, James Edgar Morris; and 1997 journal entries and photographs of a trip to Huaiyuan from Robert Morris, Dubois Morris's grandson. The scrapbooks consist of an 1898 scrapbook pertaining to George Candee Buell's passing; a bridal book containing information about the bridal party, engagement gifts, and wedding gifts, with loose scraps and notes; a Huaiyuan photograph album from 1912; and a photograph album which appears to contain photographs from Alice Buell Morris's schooldays and of her travels.

Markos Veremēs Papers, 1908-1970

C1378 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists of personal papers of Markos Veremēs, a Greek engineer. Included are photograph and postcard albums of Greece, the United States, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France, England, Turkey, and Romania; lantern slides and glass-plate negatives of Alaska, correspondence (professional and personal), typed manuscripts, official documents, and printed matter.
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Anton Tedesko Collection, 1936-1985

C1456 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Anton Tedesko was a German-born structural engineer who pioneered the development of thin-shell concrete roofs. Consists of four small groups of papers of Anton Tedesko.
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Donald L. Gordon Papers, 1929-1946

C1458 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and columns related to Donald L. Gordon's role as editor of the American News of Books and contributor to the Saturday Evening Post.
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Saint-John Perse Pléiade Edition Collection, 1966-1971

C1434 2 boxes .8 linear feet
Saint-John Perse, pseudonym of Alexis Leger, was a major French poet, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1960. Consists of working editorial files and author letters for the Pléiade edition of Leger's complete works, published by the French publisher Gallimard in 1972.

Princeton University Collection of George Egerton Correspondence, 1850-1958

C0105 2 boxes 0.80 linear feet
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Mary Chavelita Dunne Bright (pseudonym George Egerton) was a writer and translator in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She was influential in the late-nineteenth century "New Woman" movement as well as the early modernist movement in English-language literature. The collection primarily consists of correspondence between Bright and various friends, family members, and literary and theatrical colleagues. The collection also contains a small number of manuscripts which include prose, poetry, and biographical notes.

David N. Rowe Correspondence, 1944-1948

C1259 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence between David Nelson Rowe, a professor in Princeton University's School of Public and International Affairs, and five of his Princeton University students who had joined the U.S. Army, Navy, or the Marines, during World War II.
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England - Argentina Trade Collection, 1859-1885

C1287 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents relating to Liverpool (England) merchants and their shippers and counterparts in Buenos Aires (Argentina) during the second half of the nineteenth century. Correspondence (1882-1885) between Alexander Gifford (Liverpool) and his brother Edward (Buenos Aires) forms the bulk of the material.

American Architectural Drawings, 1880-1988 (mostly 1900-1930)

C0688 115 boxes
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Consists of approximately 5000 early 20th-century American architectural drawings (blueprint and trace drawings), primarily by C. Grant La Farge and various firms with which he was associated, including Heins & La Farge, La Farge, Clark & Creighton, La Farge, Warren & Clark, La Farge & Morris, and La Farge & Son. There are also groups of drawings by the architects Wilson Eyre, Pennington Satterthwaite (Princeton Class of 1893), Robert Gibson, and a few miscellaneous firms.
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Additions to the Residence for Mr. John H. Scheide, Titusville, PA, and the Scheide Library Addition to Firestone Library, Princeton University, 1922-1963 October 30

Includes a set of shop drawings in blue print for the book cases supplied by Art Metal Construction Company of Jamestown, New York (circa 1922), which include a floor plan of the bookcases, as well as a drawing dated October 30, 1963, for the "Shadow Box" built in the Scheide Library in Firestone during the period from 1963 to 2016. These prints were evidently used by William H. Scheide for planning the reconstruction of the Scheide Library in Firestone starting in 1963.
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American Architectural Drawings, 1880-1988 (mostly 1900-1930)

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Consists of approximately 5000 early 20th-century American architectural drawings (blueprint and trace drawings), primarily by C. Grant La Farge and various firms with which he was associated, including Heins & La Farge, La Farge, Clark & Creighton, La Farge, Warren & Clark, La Farge & Morris, and La Farge & Son. There are also groups of drawings by the architects Wilson Eyre, Pennington Satterthwaite (Princeton Class of 1893), Robert Gibson, and a few miscellaneous firms.

George McAneny Papers, 1869-1953 (mostly 1910-1921)

MC091 190 boxes
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George McAneny served in numerous positions in the government of New York City, including president of the Borough of Manhattan (1910-1913), president of the Board of Aldermen (1914-1916), and chairman of the State Transit Commission (1921). This collection consists of lectures, reports, correspondence, committee and association files, clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs, all of which reflect his special interests in regional and city planning, zoning, city and state transit, and city financing.

Princeton University Art Museum Teaching Materials, Spring 2024, January 2024

PUAM001 692 items flat works
Consists of approximately 692 flat works from the collections of the Princeton University Art Museum, temporarily transferred to the Princeton University Library for use in Princeton University courses during the Spring 2024 semester.

Charles Thomson Letters, 1783-1988

C0892 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of letters and miscellanea of the educator, merchant, and first secretary of the Continental Congress Charles Thomson (1729-1824).
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Dimitri H. Gondicas '78 Collection of Offprints Relating to Modern Greek Culture and Politics, 1940-2017

C1763 4 boxes 2.0 linear feet
Consists of offprints relating to Modern Greek literature, poetry, art and archaeology, theater, history, and politics.

Faculty and Professional Staff files, Subgroup 1: A, 1764-2014

AC107-01 367 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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Development and Resources Corporation Records, 1936-1980 (mostly 1954-1970)

MC014 923 boxes
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The Development and Resources Corporation (D&R), founded and directed by David E. Lilienthal, operated from 1955 to 1979 and was based in New York City. D&R provided regional economic development services to governments throughout the world, often with a focus on the development of water resources and the construction of dams. Its main project was the development of the Khuzestan region of Iran. D&R's records document its development projects and business operations and include correspondence, contracts, data and maps, proposals and reports, and collected materials about each country.

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.

Faculty and Professional Staff files, Subgroup 13: P, 1764-2014

AC107-13 384 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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Franklin Book Programs Records, 1920-1978 (mostly 1952-1977)

MC057 302 boxes 1 folder
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The Records of the Franklin Book Programs document the activities of the organization from its inception in 1952 to its dissolution in 1978. For 26 years, Franklin assisted developing countries in the creation, production, distribution, and use of books and other educational materials. Its efforts were based on the premise that through wider and improved education, underdeveloped nations could better utilize their human resources to help eliminate hunger, poverty, overpopulation, and economic paralysis.
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Franklin Book Programs Records, 1920-1978 (mostly 1952-1977)

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The Records of the Franklin Book Programs document the activities of the organization from its inception in 1952 to its dissolution in 1978. For 26 years, Franklin assisted developing countries in the creation, production, distribution, and use of books and other educational materials. Its efforts were based on the premise that through wider and improved education, underdeveloped nations could better utilize their human resources to help eliminate hunger, poverty, overpopulation, and economic paralysis.

Toni Morrison Papers, 1908-2017 (mostly 1970-2015)

C1491 337 boxes 16 items
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Toni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford, 1931-2019) was a Nobel prize-winning American author, editor, and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. The material described in this finding aid consists of manuscripts, drafts, galleys, and proofs of Morrison's novels and other writings; personal correspondence; editorial files relating to Morrison's work at Random House and later publication of two posthumous works by Toni Cade Bambara; academic and teaching files, particularly pertaining to SUNY Albany and Princeton University; working files; press clippings; published books, photographs, audiovisual materials, and awards and memorabilia.
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Hugh Moore Fund Collection, 1922-1972 (mostly 1939-1970)

MC153 31 boxes 2 folders 10 items
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The Hugh Moore Fund Collection consists of the files that belonged to Hugh Moore relating to his strong interest in the areas of world peace and world population. Moore established The Hugh Moore Fund in 1944 as a means of funding a number of organizations relating to these interests. Some of the materials in this collection pre-date 1944; these are the papers of organizations to which Moore belonged and which The Hugh Moore Fund supported.
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Gertrude Claytor Collection of Edgar Lee Masters, 1915-1961

C0150 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected material by and about the American poet Edgar Lee Masters, collected by Gertrude Claytor, a friend and fellow poet.

Gertrude Claytor Collection, 1941-1956

C1292 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, photographs, and printed material of the American poet Gertrude Claytor, some of which is related to the author Edgar Lee Masters.
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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).

Lottery Records, 1749-1954 (mostly 1749-1772)

AC192 3 boxes
The collection consists of contemporary documents pertaining to five of the lotteries held in the eighteenth century to raise funds for the colonial College of New Jersey. Also included is some secondary source material about the lotteries.
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Sylvia Beach Papers, 1872-1999

C0108 180 boxes 1 item 78.3 linear feet
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This collection documents the life and activities of Sylvia Beach (1887-1962), the American author, publisher, and owner of the Paris bookshop Shakespeare & Company, the Paris bookshop that was a meeting-point for French, English, Irish and American writers during the 1920's and 1930's. The collection consists largely of files relating to Shakespeare & Company; Beach's writings and translations, in particular her memoir Shakespeare & Company ; and files relating to the circle of artists and writers surrounding her throughout her life. Included are family, personal, and business correspondence; business records of Shakespeare & Company; personal and family records; manuscripts and artwork by members of her circle; photographs; and memorabilia.

Mario Vargas Llosa Papers, 1944-2010 (mostly 1958-1995)

C0641 230 linear feet 362 boxes 60 items
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The Mario Vargas Llosa Papers consists of notebooks, manuscripts of novels, plays and screenplays, short stories, nonfiction, documents, correspondence, and printed and recorded material.

Historical Photograph Collection, Campus Life Series, circa 1850-2015

AC112 408 boxes 6 folders 66 items
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The Campus Life series contains photographs documenting aspects of life as experienced by students, faculty, and staff at Princeton University.

Alan S. Downer Collection, 1939-1970

TC095 44 boxes
Consists of personal papers of Alan S. Downer, Princeton professor of English (1946-1970), including correspondence, articles, lecture notes, and photographs, as well as material relating to various professional organizations to which he belonged, much of it associated with American theater.

William O. Baker Papers, 1912-2008

MC218 65 boxes
William O. Baker (1915-2005) was a prominent research chemist, head of Bell Laboratories, and a frequent advisor to the government on scientific affairs and technology. His government service spanned from the Truman administration through the Bush administration and focused on intelligence gathering and national security issues. Baker's papers document his government service beginning with President Eisenhower, as well as his career at Bell Labs, and include correspondence, writings, and reports.

María Rosa Oliver Papers, circa 1899-1997 (mostly 1930-1975)

C0829 9 boxes 54 items 4.5 linear feet
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Consists of writings, correspondence, documents, drawings, photographs, papers of others, and printed material of María Rosa Oliver (1898-1977), Argentine essayist, short story writer, literary critic, and translator.