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Fund for the Republic Records, 1928-1964 (mostly 1952-1961)

MC059 210 boxes 2 items
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The Records of the Fund for the Republic document the activities of the Fund for the Republic, Inc. and its defense of civil rights and civil liberties from 1952 through 1961. The records provide an invaluable look at the Fund's struggle to uphold the basic principles of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights during the years of McCarthyism and its aftermath.
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Series 8, Subseries 4, Study of the Trade Union (The Individual and the Trade Union), 1924-1964

Series 8, Subseries 4, Study of the Trade Union (The Individual and the Trade Union), 1957-1964, examined the pressure exerted by unions on the social, cultural and political lives of their members, as well as the implications for the rights of individuals in collective bargaining practices, jurisdictional strikes, national strikes affecting the public interest, restrictive work rules, and community-union clashes of interest. The study was chaired by Consultant Clark Kerr, who established a Research Advisory Committee, and staff administrator Paul Jacobs. Material contained within this subseries includes correspondence, articles, pamphlets, position papers, and transcripts.

Walter E. Spahr Papers, 1923-1966 (mostly 1930-1950)

MC121 8 boxes 2 items
Walter E. Spahr (1891-1970) was a professor of economics at New York University who was a strong supporter of the gold standard. Spahr was a founding member and officer of the Economists' National Committee for Monetary Policy, which advocated for sound monetary policies for the United States. Spahr's papers document his scholarship and include his writings and related correspondence.

Booth Tarkington Papers, 1812-1956 (mostly 1899-1946)

C0062 281 boxes 131.9 linear feet
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Consists of extensive writings -- novels, plays, short stories, articles, film scenarios, radio scripts -- and correspondence of "The Gentleman from Indiana" Booth Tarkington, noted American author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

Princeton University Publications Collection, circa 1748-2016

AC364 156 boxes 6 digital files 1 website
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The Princeton University Publications collection contains issues of nearly 150 different periodicals published by the university and related organizations, as well as a few items published by others about the university, that have not been cataloged individually.

Robert F. Goheen Papers, 1889-2008 (mostly 1939-2000)

MC204 25 boxes 1 folder 2 items
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The Robert F. Goheen Papers contain records that Robert F. Goheen kept mainly before and after he was president of Princeton University (1957-1972). They include files Goheen kept as a graduate student, instructor and professor in Princeton University's Department of Classics for the period 1939-1957. The collection also contains U.S. army records for 1942-1945, when Goheen had interrupted his studies for service in the Second World War, and for 1945-1956, when he served in the Officers Reserve Corps. The majority of the files concern Goheen's post-presidential years, when he was Chair of the Council on Foundations (1972-1977), Ambassador to India (1977-1980), and Director of the Mellon Fellowships in the Humanities (1981-1998), as well as Senior Fellow Public and International Affairs at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School. In addition, the collection contains some speech notes Goheen kept and some photographs of Goheen from his tenure as President of Princeton University.

Whitney Jennings Oates Correspondence, 1949-1959

C0871 7 boxes 2.8 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence of Whitney Jennings Oates (Princeton Class of 1925) during his tenure as a professor of Classics at Princeton University.
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Hereward Carrington Papers, 1899-1973 (mostly 1908-1932)

C1159 4 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Consists of papers of Hereward Carrington, a British spiritualist and investigator of psychic phenomena, including correspondence with other notable figures in his field, photographs of mediums and psychic phenomena, several manuscripts, and two diaries.

J. Bryan Papers, 1935-1985

C0569 10 boxes 3.6 linear feet
Joseph Bryan was an author and editor who worked with many prominent magazines and published several novels in the first half of the twentieth century. This collection contains letters to Bryan from his friends H. Allen Smith (about 160 letters, 1954-1976), Frank Sullivan (about 100 letters, 1938-1975), and Finis Farr (about 500 letters, 1935-1981). It also contains page proofs from Merry Gentlemen and a typescript of "Man of Letters: Finis Farr, 1904-1982."

Charles F. W. McClure Papers, 1852-1947 (mostly 1891-1929)

C0488 11 boxes
Charles F. W. McClure (Princeton Class of 1888) was a professor in the Princeton University Department of Biology. His papers consist of letters from numerous biologists and anatomists. Also included are some of McClure's writings, research and teaching files, diaries, and photographs.

Princeton University Library Collection of Historical Subject Files, Grounds and Buildings, 1802-2000

AC110 21 boxes 342 items 20 digital files
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The Princeton University Library Collection of Historical Subject Files, Grounds and Buildings contains information relating to the buildings, grounds, and architects of Princeton University. The collection also includes information on the development of the campus and the various chronologies of construction and land acquisition that have been gathered.
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Student Housing for Married Veterans, Correspondence, 1946

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Letter from Allan W. Stephens, Rental Office to Richard S. Kinsey *1949, regarding scarcity of campus housing for married veterans and an information sheet from the Rental Office entitled "Married Veteran Housing Units."
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Series 6, General, 1911-2000

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Series 6, General, consists of information that is related to overarching themes shared by the buildings (such as "Campus Planning"). This series includes chronological lists that have been developed by various researchers. The folders entitled, "General, Architecture," and followed by inclusive dates are particularly rich in contextual articles. The material in the file on Utilities makes reference to the early history of electrical engineering studies at Princeton as well the physical plant of the campus. There are also files on particular topics, such as the accessibility of buildings.

Princeton University Library Collection of Abraham Lincoln Materials, 1849-1945

C0094 4 boxes 4 linear feet
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Consists of selected material by and about Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States.

W. H. Auden Collection, 1941-1952

C1214 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs of the Anglo-American poet W. H. Auden, one of the most acclaimed poets of the 20th century.
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Radio Scripts Collection, 1938-1947

TC059 36 boxes 15.40 linear feet
The Radio Scripts Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for various radio programs such as "The Cavalcade of America" (represented by the most scripts), "The Eternal Light," "Books and Authors," "What's New in Books," "Pepper Young's Family," "The Goldbergs," and others.
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Radio Scripts Collection, 1938-1947

The Radio Scripts Collection consists of typescripts of scripts for various radio programs such as "The Cavalcade of America" (represented by the most scripts), "The Eternal Light," "Books and Authors," "What's New in Books," "Pepper Young's Family," "The Goldbergs," and others.

Archibald MacLeish Collection, 1925-1962

C0239 3 boxes 1.0 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts and correspondence of American poet/dramatist and Pulitzer Prize winner Archibald MacLeish.

Barringer Family Papers, 1817-1979 (mostly 1900-1979)

C1250 113 boxes 1 folder
Consists of over 100 cartons and boxes containing correspondence, legal documents, photographs, printed matter, and other material, which document both the careers and personal lives of Princeton graduates Daniel Moreau Barringer and his son, Brandon Barringer. Much of the material about Daniel Moreau Barringer focuses on the Meteor Crater in Arizona, which he spent a large part of his career studying and promoting.

Grover Cleveland Collection, 1879-1984

AC348 1 box
Grover Cleveland was the twenty-second (1885-1889) and twenty-fourth (1893-1897) president of the United States. After leaving the White House he retired to Princeton, N.J where he was a Trustee of Princeton University. The Grover Cleveland Papers consist of collected research materials regarding Grover Cleveland, his life in Princeton, and his relation to the University.

Princeton University Library Collection of Early Photographs of Greece, circa 1852-1999

C0908 6 boxes 12.8 linear feet 1 oversize folders
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The Early Photographs of Greece Collection is an open collection for general photographs of sites and subjects in Greece. Included are panoramic photographs of the Parthenon, Athens, and Smyrna, along with other photographs of Greece.
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Wesley Halliburton Correspondence, 1939-1950

C0284 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of four small groups of correspondence between Wesley Halliburton and others after the death of his famous son Richard in 1939. Richard Halliburton was a celebrated adventurer and author known, among other things, for having swum the length of the Panama Canal.
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Edwin W. Kemmerer Papers, 1875-1945 (mostly 1920-1945)

MC146 361 boxes 1 folder
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Edwin W. Kemmerer (1875-1945), internationally known as "The Money Doctor," was an economist and government advisor with expertise in finance and currency. Kemmerer served as a financial advisor to many governments, mostly in Latin America, and spent the majority of his academic career at Princeton University. Kemmerer's papers document his advisory and scholarly career and include his professional correspondence, writings, and files from his financial advisory work.

Benedict Thielen Papers, 1920s-1966

C0048 10 boxes
Consists of selected correspondence and drafts and/or corrected typescripts of short stories, articles, and five novels of American novelist Benedict Thielen.

Gauss Seminars in Criticism Records, 1949-1981

AC178 5 boxes
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Named in honor of Christian Gauss (1878-1951), one of Woodrow Wilson's original preceptors and dean of the college from 1925 to 1946, the Gauss Seminars in Criticism were conceived in 1949 by Richard P. Blackmur (1904-1965). One of America's foremost literary critics–and one of Princeton's most distinguished professors of English–Blackmur sought to stimulate discussion and the exchange of ideas in the humanities through presentations from scholars, artists, critics, and writers. The collection is composed of correspondence with guest speakers.

Kurt Weitzmann Papers, 1930-1991

C0777 60 boxes
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Kurt Weitzmann left his native Germany in 1935 for Princeton where he spent the remainder of his life, at the Institute for Advanced Study as a permanent member (1935-1972) and as a professor in Princeton University's Dept. of Art and Archaeology (1945-1972). Included are personal and professional correspondence, related files, course outlines, lectures, manuscripts and notes for various published works, scrapbooks of clippings, and printed matter.

George Nicholson Sterling Lord Literistic Author Files, 1870-2015 (mostly 1995-2015)

C1530 28 boxes 26 linear feet
George Nicholson (1937-2015) was a literary agent for children's and young adult books at Sterling Lord Literistic from 1995 to 2015. The collection consists of his Sterling Lord Literistic office files on the authors and illustrators with whom he worked, such as Tony Abbott, Betsy Byars, Lois Duncan, Patricia Reilly Giff, Alice Provensen, Peter Lerangis, and Zilpha Keatley Snyder, and the literary estates he managed, including those of Don Freeman, Hardie Gramatky, and Lois Lenski. Author files include correspondence and email printouts, as well as copies of contracts and agreements, royalties statements, book jacket proofs, promotional materials, drafts and proofs of book manuscripts, and photocopies and mock-ups of books.

Harley L. Lutz Papers, 1907-1973 (mostly 1930-1950)

MC088 17 boxes
Harley L. Lutz (1882-1975) was an economist with expertise in taxation and public finance who spent his academic career at Oberlin College, Stanford University, and Princeton University. Lutz also served as an advisor on public finance, especially taxation, to the federal and state governments and was an outspoken opponent of increases in government spending. Lutz's papers document his career as an economist, as well as his work as a consultant on taxation and public finance, and include writings, reports, and correspondence.

American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 3, Organizational Matters Series, 1919-2006 (mostly 1970-2000)

MC001-03-01 494 boxes
The Organizational Matters series documents the administration of the ACLU National Office and their interactions with the regional offices, affiliates, outside organizations, and the general public. The records include committee meeting minutes and mailings, staff files, and department records. The majority of the records are the files of Executive Director Ira Glasser and the records of the Legal Department.

H. L. Mencken Collection, 1908-1956 (mostly 1924-1942)

C0331 21 boxes 38 items reels 12.5 linear feet
Consists primarily of microfilm and transcripts of letters by American essayist and journalist H. L. Mencken, compiled by Princeton University historian and librarian Julian Boyd for his proposed book of Mencken's letters.

Office of the President Records: Harold T. Shapiro Subgroup, 1939-2004 (mostly 1987-2001)

AC264 161 boxes 20 items
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The Office of the President Records: Harold T. Shapiro contains the files generated and compiled by Princeton University's Office of the President during the administration of Harold Tafler Shapiro *64, the University's 18th president. The records consist of files pertaining to academic programs, campus building projects, fundraising, students, faculty, and staff and include correspondence, reports, speeches, and printed materials.

Carl Van Vechten Photographs, 1923-1942

C0877 2 boxes
Consists of photographs taken and printed by Carl Van Vechten, primarily during the 1930s to 1940s, following his career as a music critic, journalist, and author.

Weidenfeld & Nicolson Records, 1917-2012 (mostly 1960-2005)

C1615 403 boxes
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Consists of the publishing and administrative records of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, a British publishing company founded by George Weidenfeld (1919-2016) and Nigel Nicolson (1917-2004), which specialized in literary fiction and nonfiction, with an emphasis on history, biographies and memoirs, books by world leaders and political figures, glossy illustrated books, travel guides, and reference books. The collection documents the operations of the firm from its establishment in 1948 through its sale in 1991, and also includes some later records from as recent as 2012 related to its continued operation as an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group.
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Weidenfeld & Nicolson Records, 1917-2012 (mostly 1960-2005)

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Consists of the publishing and administrative records of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, a British publishing company founded by George Weidenfeld (1919-2016) and Nigel Nicolson (1917-2004), which specialized in literary fiction and nonfiction, with an emphasis on history, biographies and memoirs, books by world leaders and political figures, glossy illustrated books, travel guides, and reference books. The collection documents the operations of the firm from its establishment in 1948 through its sale in 1991, and also includes some later records from as recent as 2012 related to its continued operation as an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group.
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Publication Files, 1917-2012 (mostly 1960-2005)

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Publication files comprise the majority of the collection and include correspondence, legal and financial documents, and editorial and production files related to specific authors and publications. While most of these materials are filed by author name and/or publication title, there are also some general files of manuscripts described as "rejected," "unsolicited," or "dead." Production files include photographs and illustrations, jacket covers, correspondence related to permissions, and other design-related materials.

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.

Princeton Music Collection, 1849-2009 (mostly 1894-1941)

AC056 14 boxes 2 items
This collection contains various songbooks printed for Princeton University including bound volumes and small booklets. Among the former is a nearly complete series of the Carmina Princetonia. There is also a second series dedicated to sheet music comprising various songs written for Princeton University, including many pieces written by alumni.
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Series 1: Songbooks, 1854-2009

Series 1: Songbooks, 1854-2009 contains books and booklets of brief musical compositions written or adapted for singing, beginning with deluxe editions of Princeton University's most beloved song, "Old Nassau." At the end of this series are a number of individual songs, including class odes from the last quarter of the nineteenth century.

W. B. Yeats Collection, 1888-1950 (mostly 1888-1937)

C1191 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected material by and about the Irish poet and dramatist William Butler Yeats, including correspondence, a poetry manuscript, photographs, family items, and Cuala Press ephemera.
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Film Stills Collection, 1908-1986

TC021 176 boxes 5514 items 73.9 linear feet
The Film Stills Collection consists of stills and publicity portraits of actors and actresses in the American film industry.

Carlos Fuentes Papers, 1830s-2012 (mostly 1950-2012)

C0790 381 boxes 60 items
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The Carlos Fuentes Papers consists of personal and working papers of Fuentes (1928-2012), Mexican author, editor, and diplomat, including notebooks, manuscripts of novels and novellas, short stories, plays, screenplays, nonfiction writings, speeches and interviews, translations of fiction and nonfiction, correspondence, juvenilia, drawings, documents, photographs, audiocassettes, videocassettes, papers of others, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed material.

Department of Grounds and Buildings Technical Correspondence Records, 1866-1988 (mostly 1930-1949)

AC035 25 boxes 1 folder
The Technical Correspondence Records, created by the Department of Grounds and Buildings, contain detailed information relating to the construction, maintenance, renovation, and demolition of buildings, and to the grounds and architects of Princeton University.

Olin R. Moyle Papers, 1929-1955

C0514 5 boxes
Consists of selected papers of Olin R. Moyle, an attorney for the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society.
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Joseph Coy Green Papers, circa 1907-1977 (mostly 1931-1953)

MC065 41 boxes
Joseph Coy Green (Princeton Class of 1908) served in a number of State Department positions, including his appointment as special representative to the International Institute of Agriculture in Rome (1931), chairman of the Armaments Commission (1944-1946), member of the U.S. Mission to observe the elections in Greece (1946), director of the Foreign Service Board of Examiners, and ambassador to Jordan (1952-1953). Included in this collection are correspondence, journals, scrapbooks, diaries, reports, notes, and printed matter.

Donald Worner Griffin Papers, 1924-1991

AC242 2 boxes
Donald Worner Griffin was a member of the Princeton class of 1923. Griffin was recognized frequently by University administration as being instrumental in revitalizing alumni ties in the years after World War II, as well as helping shape the modern state of Princeton alumni relations. Consists of the personal correspondence and clippings of Donald Worner Griffin.

Walter E. Edge Papers, 1782-1968 (mostly 1905-1956)

MC042 26 boxes
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Walter Evans Edge (1873-1956) was a notable New Jersey businessman and politician, serving New Jersey as Governor from 1917-1919 and 1944-1947 and as a United States Senator from 1919-1929. The Walter E. Edge Papers document Edge's personal and professional life through correspondence, speeches, government documents, photographs, memorabilia, and scrapbooks.
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Walter E. Edge Papers, 1782-1968 (mostly 1905-1956)

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Walter Evans Edge (1873-1956) was a notable New Jersey businessman and politician, serving New Jersey as Governor from 1917-1919 and 1944-1947 and as a United States Senator from 1919-1929. The Walter E. Edge Papers document Edge's personal and professional life through correspondence, speeches, government documents, photographs, memorabilia, and scrapbooks.

Warren Alfred Stark Papers, 1947-1957 (mostly 1950-1952)

C1679 5 linear feet 7 boxes
Consists of correspondence, photographs, newspapers, and ephemera belonging to missile researcher Warren Alfred Stark that document his time in the United States Army at the White Sands Proving Grounds in New Mexico during the Korean War and the early years of the Cold War. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence between Warren Stark and Jean Anne Baldwin Stark (1928-1999), his girlfriend and later wife, and other family members and close friends.
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Warren Alfred Stark Papers, 1947-1957 (mostly 1950-1952)

Consists of correspondence, photographs, newspapers, and ephemera belonging to missile researcher Warren Alfred Stark that document his time in the United States Army at the White Sands Proving Grounds in New Mexico during the Korean War and the early years of the Cold War. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence between Warren Stark and Jean Anne Baldwin Stark (1928-1999), his girlfriend and later wife, and other family members and close friends.

Kenneth H. Rockey papers, 1912-1959 (mostly 1940-1945)

MC112 11 boxes
Consists of selected papers of Rockey (Princeton Class of 1916), including memoranda, correspondence, and reports from the period when he served as chairman (1942-1944) of the Navy Price Adjustment Board on the development and administration of defense contract renegotiations during World War II and post-war economic policy and planning.

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.

University Research Board Records, 1925-2006

AC169 26 boxes
The University Research Board, which consists of six faculty members from different departments, is an advisory committee to the president on all research conducted at Princeton University. The collection consists of University Research Board meeting minutes, annual reports, correspondence between members, and some subject files, as well as the memos and correspondence of Raymond J. Woodrow, executive officer and secretary of the Committee on Project Research and Invention, predecessor to the University Research Board.

Princeton University Library Collection of Martha Gellhorn Materials, 1936-1974

C1531 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of letters and memorabilia of American war correspondent, journalist, and novelist Martha Gellhorn (1908-1998), assembled from various sources. Contents include approximately fifty letters (1968-1974) to her adopted son George "Sandy" Gellhorn and fourteen letters (1941-1946) to George Brown, who was Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway's personal trainer, tennis partner, and friend, as well as badges from Gellhorn's time as a war correspondent and a portrait drawing of her.
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War Correspondent Dog Tags, Pins, and Badges, circa 1936-1967

Consists of a set of dog tags, fifteen pins, and a cloth badge from Gellhorn's career as a war correspondent, primarily from the Spanish Civil War and World War II, including dog tags from her time as a war correspondent for Collier's Magazine during World War II, which are embossed "Martha G. Hemingway / War Correspondent / Colliers Magazine;" her United States War Correspondent's badge; a "¡No pasarán!" pin from the Spanish Civil War; a United States Armed Forces Parachutist Badge with four stars affixed to it; along with other pins and military pips from Great Britain, the Middle East, and Russia.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Martha Gellhorn Materials, 1936-1974

Consists of an open collection of letters and memorabilia of American war correspondent, journalist, and novelist Martha Gellhorn (1908-1998), assembled from various sources. Contents include approximately fifty letters (1968-1974) to her adopted son George "Sandy" Gellhorn and fourteen letters (1941-1946) to George Brown, who was Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway's personal trainer, tennis partner, and friend, as well as badges from Gellhorn's time as a war correspondent and a portrait drawing of her.
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Martha Gellhorn Letters to George Brown, 1941 October 18-1946 December 28

Consists of thirteen typed letters and one autograph letter from Martha Gellhorn to George Brown, Gellhorn and Hemingway's personal trainer, tennis partner, and close friend. The letters are addressed to George Brown (often referred to as "Flash") at his residence in New York City and are written primarily from Finca Vigía, San Francisco de Paula, Cuba, and Sun Valley, Idaho, with a single 1943 letter on White House stationery addressed from Washington, D.C., and one 1946 letter addressed from South Easton Place in London following Gellhorn and Hemingway's divorce. Gellhorn's letters, which she often signed "Marty," are playful and informal in nature and offer a glimpse into Gellhorn and Hemingway's marriage. Their primary topic is Gellhorn's concern over her and her husband's physical condition and weight, soliciting exercises and weight loss advice from Brown and making jokes about the couple's physical condition and eating and drinking habits. Letters also often refer to errands Brown ran for Gellhorn and Hemingway in New York during the couple's time in the American West and abroad. Gellhorn occasionally mentions her travel plans as a war correspondent for Collier's, and in one letter, suggests Brown attend her 1946 play Love Goes to Press at the Biltmore Theatre in New York. Her letters regarding her domestic life with Hemingway refer to travel plans, tennis, hunting and fishing in Idaho, Hemingway's cats and pigeons at Finca Vigía, and rumors in the press about Hemingway having an affair, which Gellhorn dismisses. She also refers fondly to Hemingway's sons as "Bumby," "Mousie," and "Giggy" and comments on their activities.

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.

Silvia S. Bennet Collection on the Olyphant Family, 1764-1897

C0360 13 boxes 5.3 linear feet
Consists of genealogist Silvia S. Bennet's works about, and research papers of, various members of the Olyphant family of Charleston, South Carolina, and New York State.

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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Walter de la Mare Letters to Olive C. Jones, 1927-1956

C0917 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters by British novelist and poet Walter De la Mare to Olive C. Jones, his secretary during the 1930s and, later, editor of Methuen's children's books.
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Walter D. Edmonds Correspondence with Harold Ober Associates, 1924-1974 (mostly 1931-1968)

C0836 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists of letters and financial statements received by Walter D. Edmonds from his New York City literary agency, Harold Ober Associates.
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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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Aubrey Beardsley Collection, 1890-1946

C0056 17 boxes
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Aubrey Beardsley was an English draughtsman and author. The collection includes some of his Art Nouveau work, book illustrations, borders, chapter headings, title pages, and posters. Also included are various notes for his writing and holograph manuscripts of "Under the Hill" and "The Ivory Piece." Correspondence with friends and colleagues completes the collection.

Walker Bleakney Papers, 1920s-1961

C0604 27 boxes 16.30 linear feet
Walker Bleakney was a renowned physicist who served as a Princeton professor of physics (1932-1969) and chairman of the physics department (1960-1967). This collection consists of Bleakney's papers, including published and unpublished reports, drafts of articles, graphic data and photographs of experiments, and other material concerning Bleakney's defense-related research on shock waves at the Princeton Gas Dynamics Laboratory, as well as lecture notes and correspondence.
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Walker Bleakney Papers, 1920s-1961

Walker Bleakney was a renowned physicist who served as a Princeton professor of physics (1932-1969) and chairman of the physics department (1960-1967). This collection consists of Bleakney's papers, including published and unpublished reports, drafts of articles, graphic data and photographs of experiments, and other material concerning Bleakney's defense-related research on shock waves at the Princeton Gas Dynamics Laboratory, as well as lecture notes and correspondence.

Arthur Cort Holden Papers, 1845-1993 (mostly 1890-1993)

C0767 39 boxes
The Arthur Cort Holden Papers consists chiefly Holden's personal and professional papers, accumulated during his life (1890-1993) as an architect and active Princeton University alumnus. Also included are photographs, the papers of friends and family members, and miscellaneous printed matter dating from the 1840s to the 1990s.

Allison Delarue Collection, 1820-1990s

TC012 32 boxes 153 items
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The Allison Delarue Collection consists of a draft of Delarue's unpublished autobiography, letters received by Delarue from various friends, associates, and people involved in dance and the theater, and prints, photographs, and objects collected by Delarue relating to ballet and its history.

Naumburg Collection of Ford Madox Ford, 1871-1992 (mostly 1910-1970)

C0263 13 boxes 2 items 5.9 linear feet
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Ford Madox Ford, formerly "Ford Madox Hueffer", founded The English Review, a literary journal, in 1908 and published novels (such as The Good Soldier, 1915) and critical works. The collection consists jointly of letters and works of Ford and letters and works about Ford collected by Edward Naumburg (Princeton Class of 1924).

Antonio Pace Correspondence with Princetonians, 1938-1976

C1497 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of incoming correspondence to Antonio Pace (1914-2004), a professor of Romance Languages at Syracuse University and the University of Washington, from Princeton faculty, particularly those in the fields of language and cultural studies, as well as from former Princeton classmates (*43). Other notable scholars are also represented. Some correspondents include: Gilbert Chinard (1881-1972), Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908-2009), Julian P. Boyd (1903-1980), Kenneth McKenzie (1870-1949), Theodore Fred Kuper (1886-1981), and Giuliano Bonfante (1904-2005).

Maurice Pate Papers, 1904-1985 (mostly 1945-1965)

MC103 24 boxes 1 folder
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Maurice Pate (1894-1965) was an international civil servant who devoted his career to improving the welfare of children. He was involved in a variety of relief efforts during both world wars and their immediate aftermaths, and was the first Executive Director of UNICEF. Pate's papers document his career as a humanitarian and include correspondence, reports, Pate's notes and writings, publications, and photographs, as well as biographical materials and Pate's personal correspondence.

Politics in Chile I, 1968-2001

LAE070 927 items 1 linear feet
This microfilm consists of monographs, serials, and ephemeral material associated with politics in Chile from 1968 to 2001. The bulk of the material dates from about 1985 on.

Religion in Latin America, the Caribbean, Portugal, and Spain, 1849-2011

LAE119 1 bin 31 boxes 5 folders 14 items 22.0 linear feet
This collection of religious ephemera comprises materials from all over Latin America, with the exception of Cuba. While the date range covered in this extensive collection spans 165 years, the bulk of the items was published between 1960 and 2010.

Voula Papaiōannou photographs collection, 1900-1999

C1445 1 box 1 linear foot
Papaioannou was born in Lamia and grew up in Athens (Greece). She began working as a photographer during the 1930s, concentrating at first on studies of landscapes, monuments and archaeological exhibits. The outbreak of war in 1940 marked a turning point in her career, as she was intensely affected by the suffering of the civilian population of Athens. Realizing the power of her camera to arouse people's conscience, she documented the troops departing for the front, the preparations for the war effort, and the care received by the first casualties. When the capital was in the grip of starvation, she revealed the horrors of war in her moving photographs of emaciated children. After the liberation, as a member of the photographic unit of UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration), she toured the ravaged Greek countryside recording the difficult living conditions faced by its inhabitants. She often exceeded her brief, immortalizing the faces and personal stories of ordinary people in photographs that stressed dignity rather than suffering. During the 1950s Papaioannou's work expressed the optimism that prevailed in the aftermath of the war with respect to both the future of mankind and the restoration of traditional values. Nevertheless, her photographs of the historic Greek landscape are not in the least romantic, but instead portray it as harsh, barren, drenched in light, and its inhabitants proud and independent, despite their poverty. Voula Papaioannou's work represents the trend towards "humanitarian photography" that resulted from the abuse of human rights during the war. Her camera captured her compatriots' struggle for survival with respect, clarity, and a degree of personal involvement that transcends national boundaries and reinforces one's faith in the strength of the common man and the intrinsic value of human life. (http://www.benaki.gr/index.asp?id=1020103&lang=en) Consists of an open collection of Papaiōannou photographs.
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Voula Papaiōannou photographs collection, 1900-1999

Papaioannou was born in Lamia and grew up in Athens (Greece). She began working as a photographer during the 1930s, concentrating at first on studies of landscapes, monuments and archaeological exhibits. The outbreak of war in 1940 marked a turning point in her career, as she was intensely affected by the suffering of the civilian population of Athens. Realizing the power of her camera to arouse people's conscience, she documented the troops departing for the front, the preparations for the war effort, and the care received by the first casualties. When the capital was in the grip of starvation, she revealed the horrors of war in her moving photographs of emaciated children. After the liberation, as a member of the photographic unit of UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration), she toured the ravaged Greek countryside recording the difficult living conditions faced by its inhabitants. She often exceeded her brief, immortalizing the faces and personal stories of ordinary people in photographs that stressed dignity rather than suffering. During the 1950s Papaioannou's work expressed the optimism that prevailed in the aftermath of the war with respect to both the future of mankind and the restoration of traditional values. Nevertheless, her photographs of the historic Greek landscape are not in the least romantic, but instead portray it as harsh, barren, drenched in light, and its inhabitants proud and independent, despite their poverty. Voula Papaioannou's work represents the trend towards "humanitarian photography" that resulted from the abuse of human rights during the war. Her camera captured her compatriots' struggle for survival with respect, clarity, and a degree of personal involvement that transcends national boundaries and reinforces one's faith in the strength of the common man and the intrinsic value of human life. (http://www.benaki.gr/index.asp?id=1020103&lang=en) Consists of an open collection of Papaiōannou photographs.

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.
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Vamvakas, Petros K. Sēmeiōseis tou stratiōtikou mou viou, 1918-1990

Includes photocopies of Vamvakas's notebook with autograph corrections by Alaveras; a small diary notebook dated 1918-1921; two cartes postales with handwritten captions by Vamvakas dated 1921; one black-and-white slide; a carbon copy of a military document dated 1921; a carbon copy of a letter signed by Vamvakas; a typescript of Vamvakas's essay about his book Peri apeleutherōseōs tēs dytikēs Thrakēs; and autograph manuscript notes by Alaveras.

John Doar Papers, 1938-2009 (mostly 1960-1974)

MC247 264 boxes 5 folders
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John Doar (1921-2014) was a lawyer who worked for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice (1960-1967) and was chief counsel to the House Judiciary Committee investigating the Watergate scandal (1973-1974). He also served as president of the New York City Board of Education (1968-1969) and as president of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Development and Services Corporation (1967-1973). The collection primarily documents Doar's tenure with the Civil Rights Division in the form of court records, investigation files, correspondence, and notes, though materials from Doar's time on the Watergate impeachment inquiry committee and on the Board of Education are also present. To a lesser extent, the collection is composed of records from Doar's work for the Bedford-Stuyvesant Corporation and his private law practice.

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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Von Kienbusch, Carl Otto Kretzschmar (1884-1976). "Fresh-water Angling.", 1946

Miscellaneous material concerning fishing. Contains typescript (16 pp.), 1 galley; 1 folder with approximately 30 letters to Kienbusch, all dated 1946; 5 printed pamphlets entitled Fresh-water fishing: fifty books and other material tracing its development: an exhibition in the Treasure Room of the Princeton University Library, May-June 1946.

Non-Christian Religious and Spiritual Organizations in Cuba, 1913-2006

LAE093 3 boxes 4 items 1.3 linear feet
This collection contains bulletins, evangelical tracts, serials, monographs, pamphlets, and flyers published or distributed in Cuba by non-Christian religious and spiritual bodies.

Clarence B. Randall Papers, 1932-1967 (mostly 1948-1965)

MC109 19 boxes
Consists of 78 bound volumes containing Randall's journals, articles, and speeches concerning his relationships with Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard M. Nixon, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson, and his government posts.

Rush Family Papers, 1675-1885 (mostly 1817-1849)

C0079 61 boxes 55 items 11 Volumes 26.55 linear feet
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The collection documents the career of Richard Rush (Princeton Class of 1797) as lawyer, statesman, and diplomat, emphasizing diplomatic negotiations between the United States and Great Britain while he was minister to Great Britain (1817-1825) and between the United States and France when he was minister to France (1847-1849), as well as his successful efforts (1836-1838) in securing the Smithsonian bequest, which was used to establish the Smithsonian Institution. The papers of Richard Rush constitute the larger part of the collection; letters of his father, Benjamin Rush, M.D. (Princeton Class of 1760), and papers of his son, Benjamin Rush (Princeton Class of 1829, constitute the other major groups of papers in this family archive.

Vodrey Collection of Arthur Machen Papers, 1915-1972

C0240 4 boxes 120 items 2.74 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts and correspondence of Welsh writer Arthur Machen collected by Joseph Kelly Vodrey. It also contains an equal amount of manuscripts and correspondence of Machen admirers and collectors, particularly the members of the Machen Society, founded in 1948 after Machen's death.
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Peter Grose Papers, 1933-1999

MC227 4 boxes
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Peter Grose is an editor and specialist on the history of intelligence. The Peter Grose Papers document Grose's research on Allen Dulles, the origins and early years of the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Soviet Union.

Vivilakēs Collection of Modern Greek Theater Playbills, 1948-1967

RCPXR-6386701 4 boxes 1.6 linear feet
This collection contains playbills mostly from Greece and a few from other countries.

Vivian Burnett Collection of Frances Hodgson Burnett, 1844-2003 (mostly 1885-1937)

C1304 22 boxes 17.6 linear feet
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Consists of material relating to the British-born, American author Frances Hodgson Burnett (FHB), collected by her younger son, Vivian Burnett (VB), including manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and artwork.
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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.

Visiting Fellow and Incidental Student Records, 1915-1981

AC293 13 boxes
Princeton's Graduate School, established officially by the Trustees in late 1900, began its operations in the fall of 1901. These records consist of files of incidental students who earned less than a full semester's worth of credits, as well as the records of visiting fellows.

Lyman Spitzer Papers, 1936-1997 (mostly 1960-1979)

C0682 72 boxes 30.6 linear feet
Princeton professor of astronomy (1947-1982), chairman of the Dept. of Astrophysical Sciences, and director of the Princeton University Observatory, Lyman Spitzer was also primarily responsible for founding the University's Plasma Physics Laboratory. His papers include design studies, technical plans and programs, various reports, correspondence, notes, and observations relating to his involvement in the development of the study of space astronomy at Princeton.

Norman Armour Papers, 1913-1983

MC028 2 boxes
The Norman Armour Papers are comprised primarily of Armour's correspondence with State Department officials, American presidents, and foreign leaders.Reports, telegrams, transcripts of speeches and newspaper clippings documenting Armour's diplomatic career, and personal correspondence are also preserved in the collection.

Shirley Ecker Boskey Papers, 1944-2012

MC311 10 boxes
Shirley Ecker Boskey was an attorney who served as director of the International Relations Department of the World Bank. The Shirley Ecker Boskey Papers consist of reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, and publications from Boskey's time at the Department of the Interior and at the World Bank.

Virginia Card Papers, 1893-2002

WC033 17 boxes 7.1 linear feet
Virginia Card is a Native American of Delaware and Creek descent. Consists of correspondence, writings, subject files, photographs, and audio-visual material. The collection is especially noteworthy for Virginia Card's extensive documentation of the activities of Native American communities in California.
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Virginia Card Papers, 1893-2002

Virginia Card is a Native American of Delaware and Creek descent. Consists of correspondence, writings, subject files, photographs, and audio-visual material. The collection is especially noteworthy for Virginia Card's extensive documentation of the activities of Native American communities in California.

Virgilio Piñera Collection, 1941-1984

C0749 1 box 0.25 linear feet
Virgilio Pinera (1912-1979) was a Cuban novelist, playwright, and storywriter. The collection consists of his works, including manuscripts of various poems, an unfinished play, theatrical sketches, and prose essay. The collection also contains Piñera's extensive correspondence with Humberto Rodriguez Tomeu (1919-1994), a Cuban short story writer and translator, and Witold Gombrowicz's correspondence with Rodriguez Tomeu.
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Virgilio Piñera Collection, 1941-1984

Virgilio Pinera (1912-1979) was a Cuban novelist, playwright, and storywriter. The collection consists of his works, including manuscripts of various poems, an unfinished play, theatrical sketches, and prose essay. The collection also contains Piñera's extensive correspondence with Humberto Rodriguez Tomeu (1919-1994), a Cuban short story writer and translator, and Witold Gombrowicz's correspondence with Rodriguez Tomeu.

Violette Leduc Manuscripts and Correspondence with Simone de Beauvoir, 1945-1972

C1676 1.6 linear feet 4 boxes
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Consists of nearly 300 letters from Simone de Beauvoir to Violette Leduc documenting their literary friendship spanning four decades, along with 23 notebooks containing manuscript drafts of Leduc's autobiography, La Bâtarde (1964).
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Letters from Simone de Beauvoir, circa 1945-1972

These folders contain undated letters that were later identified and given approximate dates. Folder 1 contains the following groupings: seventeen letters, circa 1945-1949 (all letters beginning with "Chère Violette Leduc"); twenty-three "rendez-vous" Letters, circa 1949-1971 (beginning "Chère Violette" and "Ma chère Violette"), which are short letters making appointments to meet at cafes or at Beauvoir's home; and two undated letters. Folder 2 contains a letter from Gary, Indiana (circa August 11th, 1950) discussing Nelson Algren's new house in Michigan; a letter from Norway (circa July 1951); two letters about Ravages (May 1954); a letter from England (circa 1959) mentioning "Coriolan;" a letter and prière d'insérer (circa 1960) related to Leduc's Tresors à Prendre; a letter from Cuba (circa March 4, 1960); four letters (circa 1964) about La Batarde ; one letter (circa 1965) with a title suggestion for La Femme au (petit) renard; thirteen letters from Italy (circa 1952-1963); and thirteen letters to Faucon (circa 1961-1972).

José Bianco Papers, 1928-1985 (mostly 1941-1979)

C0681 1 box 0.4 linear feet
The José Bianco Papers consists of notes and correspondence of the Argentine editor, author, and translator José Bianco, as well as a small selection of writings by others and audio recordings of Cuban poets José Lezama Lima and Nicolás Guillén reading their poetry.
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Series 2: Correspondence, 1928-1986

This series consists of correspondence received by Bianco. The major correspondents are Mexican writers Elena Garro and Octavio Paz, and Argentine writers Silvina Ocampo and Victoria Ocampo. Other correspondents include Julio Cortázar, Juan Gustavo Cobo Borda, César Fernández Moreno, Juan García Ponce, Jorge Guillén, Eduardo Mallea, Ezequiel Martínez Estrada, Adrienne Monnier, Daniel Moyano, Maurice Saillet, Alejandro Rossi, Ernesto Sábato, Eduardo Schiaffino, Virgilio Piñera, and Gabriel Zaid. There is also one letter by André Gide to Guillermo de Torre. This series is organized first by major and minor correspondents, with the letters of Garro, the Ocampo sisters, and Paz housed in individual folders arranged alphabetically. The remaining correspondents are grouped in collective folders and arranged alphabetically by correspondent, with the exception of the Gide letter to de Torre which is housed in an individual folder at the end of the series. See also series V. Additional Correspondence for further letters.

Archivo de Idea Vilariño, 1893-2007

C1567 3.0 linear feet
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La colección consiste de borradores y pruebas de la poesía de Idea Vilariño; correspondencia con sus hermanas/os Numen, Poema, Azul y Alma; fotografías personales de la familia; cuadernos de investigación; material impreso sobre Vilariño y una colección anotada de libros sobre crítica literaria y otros temas, como Shakespeare, Homero, Rubén Darío y Octavio Paz, entre otros.
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Thomas Mann Collection, 1881-1971

C0295 13 boxes 6.1 linear feet
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Consists of letters, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials from Nobel Prize winning author Thomas Mann, given by Caroline Newton, and also of those collected by Princeton University Library with funds provided by Caroline Newton.

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.

Princeton University 250th Anniversary Celebration Collection, 1993-1997

AC180 105 boxes 4 folders 1 websites
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The 250th anniversary of Princeton's founding as the College of New Jersey in 1746, also known by the coined term "Bicennquinquagenary", was celebrated in 1996-1997 with a yearlong series of events. The collection consists of the records of the office in charge of organizing all 250th anniversary celebration activities, as well as examples of the many publications, event programs, invitations, posters, audio and visual recordings, and commemorative artifacts created in conjunction with those activities.

Fraga and Peña Collection of the Ocampo Family, 1890s-1979 (mostly 1930-1979)

C0783 3 boxes
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Author Victoria Ocampo (1890-1979) was founder (1931) and editor of the magazine SUR, an important literary magazine published in Buenos Aires. The collection consists primarily of Ocampo family correspondence, particularly that of the sisters Victoria and Angelica Ocampo.

Veterans of Future Wars Collection, 1936-1947 (mostly 1936-1937)

AC010 8 boxes
The Veterans of Future Wars Collection, consists of materials dating from the organization's parodical foundation as a Princeton-based student movement in 1936 through its eventual petering-out in 1937. The materials beyond the organization's cessation of activities deal with the Veterans of Future Wars' short but emphatic existence. The collection consists primarily of correspondence of the National Council members (all Princeton University undergraduates), the organization's nation-wide Posts, and its various auxiliary support groups. Also included are speeches and debates, press releases, poems, plays and songs written for the organization, photographs of both official and personal nature, and newspaper clippings.
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Veterans of Future Wars Collection, 1936-1947 (mostly 1936-1937)

The Veterans of Future Wars Collection, consists of materials dating from the organization's parodical foundation as a Princeton-based student movement in 1936 through its eventual petering-out in 1937. The materials beyond the organization's cessation of activities deal with the Veterans of Future Wars' short but emphatic existence. The collection consists primarily of correspondence of the National Council members (all Princeton University undergraduates), the organization's nation-wide Posts, and its various auxiliary support groups. Also included are speeches and debates, press releases, poems, plays and songs written for the organization, photographs of both official and personal nature, and newspaper clippings.
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Series 3: Printed Material, 1936-1948

Series 3: Printed material contains newspaper clippings and magazine articles about the Veterans of Future Wars, arranged in chronological order. Most of the material postdating the organization's cessation of activities was integrated into the collection from the Princeton University Subject Files, Student Activities.

Carlos Franqui Collection, 1952-1981 (mostly 1957-1962)

C0644 24 boxes 9.6 linear feet
The Carlos Franqui Collection contains works and correspondence of Cuban journalist, poet, and essayist Carlos Franqui, who moved to Europe in 1968 after becoming dissatisfied with Castro's Cuban regime. Included are manuscripts for Diario de la Revolucion Cubana (1976), Cuba, Libro de los Doce (1977), and Retrato de Familia con Fidel (1981) concerning the Cuban revolution of 1959 and Franqui's association with Fidel Castro.

Selected Papers of William Meredith, 1937-1967

C0175 5 boxes 2.5 linear feet
Consists, for the most part, of letters to American poet William Meredith (Princeton Class of 1940) from American authors, most of whom have been associated with Princeton.

Howard C. Rice Papers, 1965-1975

C0519 22 boxes 8.8 linear feet
Consists of papers relating to the preparation of The American Campaigns of Rochambeau's Army, 1780-1783 (1972), which was translated and edited by Princeton's Special Collections librarian Howard C. Rice and Anne S. K. Brown.

Mario Vitti Papers, 1947-1992

C0809 5 boxes 2.2 linear feet
Consists of papers of Mario Vitti, an Italian author, translator, and educator specializing in modern Greek literature. Included are letters (1947-1992) from Greek, Turkish, Italian, and other poets and authors, and manuscripts of Greek authors collected by Vitti.
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Alexander D. Wainwright Collection of Thomas Wolfe, 1924-1989

C0851 13 boxes 4 items
Alexander D. Wainwright (Princeton Class of 1939) was an avid bookman and collector. He had a lengthy career at the Princeton University Library, serving as assistant university librarian for collection development and as curator of the Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists. His collection consists of of manuscripts, correspondence, drawings, and related material by and about Thomas Wolfe, the American novelist, playwright, and storywriter.

Ellen McCarter Doubleday Papers, 1930s-1978

C0747 13 boxes
Ellen McCarter Doubleday was the wife of Nelson Doubleday (1889-1949), president of the publishing firm Doubleday & Company, and daughter of Thomas N. McCarter (Princeton Class of 1888), president of the Public Service Co. of New Jersey and a Princeton University benefactor. After her husband's death, she served on the board of directors of Doubleday until she moved to Hawaii in 1965. Papers consist of personal and business correspondence of Ellen McCarter Doubleday.

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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Varnum Lansing Collins Papers, 1842-1972

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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Miscellaneous Princetoniana and Personal, 1885-1972

The Miscellaneous Princetoniana and Personal series contains a variety of materials assembled by Varnum Lansing Collins. Included are research notes, correspondence, and scrapbooks from Collins' time as a student and as Secretary of the University. Represented in this series are the beginnings of several research projects which never came to fruition, such as the history of "Jugtown," Colonel George Morgan, and the Episcopal Church in Newark.

Cyril E. Black Papers, 1932-1989

C0676 13 boxes 5.2 linear feet
Consists of papers of Cyril E. Black, a Princeton University professor of history.

Brooks Emeny Papers, 1921-1980 (mostly 1940-1980)

MC047 57 boxes
The papers of Brooks Emeny (1901-1980, Class of 1924) consist of two separate collections: a collection of 28 boxes which he donated to Princeton University (Manuscripts Collection 047) and a bequest of 54 boxes to the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University (AM 16540). Brooks Emeny, author and lecturer, was a member of the advisory council of the Woodrow Wilson School 1957-1980.

Enrique Fierro and Ida Vitale papers, 1935-2008 (mostly 1980-2008)

C1249 27 boxes 148 items 11.25 linear feet
Consists of the personal and literary papers of Uruguayan writers Enrique Fierro and Ida Vitale.
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Princeton University Commencement Records, 1748-2022

AC115 30 boxes 1 folder
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The Commencement Records contain programs, bulletins, announcements and newspaper clippings which document commencement activities from 1748 to the present. Files are arranged chronologically by year. In addition there are separate series consisting of bound programs, electrical broadcast transcriptions, bound commencement notices, oversize material, and audio recordings of various commencement, class day, and baccalaureate activities.
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Series 4, Audio Recordings, 1937-1985

Series 4, Audio Recordings, 1937-1985, contains phonograph recordings, and reel-to-reel and cassette tapes documenting addresses, commencement and class day exercises, Latin Salutatory and Valedictory orations, and Baccalaureate services. All fifteen phonograph albums (in 4 volumes) were recorded during the June 22, 1937 Commencement. These albums are electrical broadcast transcriptions and require special equipment to play. Reel-to-reel tapes span a period during the mid 1970s and the cassettes range from the late 1970s to mid 1980s.

Benjamin Strong Collection, 1917-1950 (mostly 1925-1940)

MC128 17 boxes 2 items
Benjamin Strong was a prominent New York banker who was instrumental in the foundation and success of the Federal Reserve Bank. This collection contains records pertaining to the former Benjamin Strong Collection of Foreign Public Finance in Princeton University Library, which was funded by Strong with the objective of acquiring books and original source material chronicling the development of foreign public finance, central banking, and international trade.
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George Segal Papers, 1936-2010 (mostly 1970-1999)

C1303 126 boxes
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Business files, correspondence, photographs, artwork, writings, and clippings of George Segal (1924-2000), 20th-century American sculptor, artist, and photographer active from the late 1950s until 1999. The papers contain photographs taken by and of the artist, correspondence and all business files relating to exhibitions, records of the production of public commissions, writings by and about Segal, audio and visual media, and exhibition catalogs.

Lawrence Rauch Papers, circa 1932-1951

AC393 3 boxes
Lawrence Rauch was a Princeton University graduate student (Ph.D. Mathematics, 1949) and a pioneer in the field of radio telemetry. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written home by Rauch during his time as a graduate student at Princeton from 1941 to 1949, which document Princeton academics and student life as well as Rauch's work in radio telemetry, and include references to his defense work for the United States government.

Alpheus Thomas Mason Papers, circa 1925-1979

MC177 30 boxes
Alpheus T. Mason taught in the Dept. of Politics at Princeton University beginning in 1925 and authored a number of legal works as well as biographies of Supreme Court justices Harlan Fiske Stone and Louis D. Brandeis. This collection consists of papers of Mason, including material relating Stone, Brandeis and Woodrow Wilson.
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