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Alumni Association Records, 1826-2016

AC048 47 boxes 1 folder
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The Alumni Association of Nassau Hall, Princeton's first official organization of alumni, was founded on commencement day 1826. The collection consists primarily of administrative materials such as correspondence, meeting minutes, notebooks and reports belonging to both national and regional associations and their committees, most from the first half of the 20th century. Also contains newsletters, alumni directories, scrapbooks, reunion-related ephemera, photographs, and materials documenting reunions and alumni organization activities from the late 19th century forward.

Special Committee on the Structure of the University Records, 1967-1970 (mostly 1968-1969)

AC044 14 boxes 2 items
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The 1960s was a tumultuous decade in the history of the United States. Prominent on a landscape of political assassinations, civil rights, and the fight for gender equality was the prolonged conflict in Vietnam. Although discontent was growing against the war in Southeast Asia, the largest and most vocal expression against America's involvement was compellingly articulated on college campuses throughout the nation. Author Thomas Powers notes that the war in Vietnam was, for America, "one of those things that come along once in a generation and call entire societies into question, forcing people to choose between irreconcilables." One of those irreconcilables, for the Princeton community of students and faculty, was their exclusion from university decisions that involved everything from university parietals to Princeton's association with the Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA). In response to student demonstrations and faculty protests, Princeton President Robert F. Goheen established the Committee on the Structure of the University to examine Princeton University's governance and explore how it could be more inclusive of the university community in making decisions. The Kelley Committee, as it came to be known, would be responsible for the introduction of perhaps the most sweeping administrative changes in the University's history and establishing the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC).

Special Committee on Sponsored Research Records, 1965-1972 (mostly 1970-1971)

AC060 7 boxes
The Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) established the Special Committee on Sponsored Research (SCSR) in May 1970 to recommend policy regarding often conditional outside funding for research projects at the University. The committee was informally called the Kuhn Committee after its chairman, Professor Thomas S. Kuhn. The collection is comprised of materials collected and maintained by the chairman and his research assistant. Included are files intended for the committee's research purposes (Series 4 through 7), the chairman's personal committee files, a collection of reports and other committee output, and administrative documents and correspondence.

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.

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.

Department of Mathematics Oral History Project records, 1984-1985

AC057 2 boxes 2 items
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Princeton University's Department of Mathematics, founded in 1904 under the chairmanship of Henry Burchard Fine, saw the development of a unique mathematical community in the 1930s that was unlike any other in America before that time and perhaps afterwards, and that had important consequences for American mathematics. The collection consists of written transcripts of 42 interviews with surviving faculty and students of the mathematics community in Princeton in the 1930s, as well as recordings of the interviews, microfilm of interview transcripts, background information on the project, and an archived website that was created in 1999 to provide online access to the interview transcripts and related information.

Course Examinations Collection, 1833-1998 (mostly 1871-1967)

AC054 24 boxes 2 items
The course examinations collection consists of examination questions administered to applicants, undergraduates, and graduate students at Princeton University.

Orange Key Guide Service Records, 1953-2009

AC055 7 boxes
Orange Key is a volunteer student organization that provides campus tours. The collection consists of records that document the activities of the Orange Key Guide Service, including tour routes, lists of tour guides, guide selection information, subject files, training materials, and procedure manuals, as well as a card index of buildings, inscriptions, sculptures, and other physical gifts donated to the University assembled by Orange Key Office as a reference for campus tour guides.

"Old Nassau" Collection, 1859-1989

AC051 3 boxes
This collection contains early scores and lyrics to Princeton University's alma mater "Old Nassau" as well as information about the song and the men who created it.

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

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

Historical Photograph Collection, Student Photograph Albums, 1851-1995 (mostly 1860-1920)

AC061 209 boxes
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The Student Photograph Albums Series of the Historical Photograph Collection (HPC) contains 180 photographic albums created by Princeton University students. These albums, along with the other photograph collections in the University Archives, help document the experiences of students, faculty, and staff at Princeton University. The albums date from 1851 to 1995, although the bulk date from the 1860s to the 1910s. New accessions are added regularly to the collection.

Undergraduate Alumni Records, Non-graduates, Undated

AC104-04 7 boxes
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This finding aid contains a list of former undergraduate students of Princeton University who did not graduate, and whose dates of attendance are unknown.

Historical Photograph Collection, Lake Carnegie Construction Photographs, circa 1905-1907

AC065 30 boxes
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The Lake Carnegie Construction Photographs of the Historical Photograph Collection contains 479 dry gelatin glass plate negatives measuring 5 x 7 inches that document the construction of Lake Carnegie in Princeton, NJ. There are also 314 black and white paper prints developed at approximately the same time the glass plate negatives were made, 38 amateur photographs, and the 36 original glass plate negative boxes. The negatives and prints date from circa 1905 to 1907, with the bulk dating from 1905 to 1906. As a part of this project, funded in part by the New Jersey Historical Commission, archival contact prints (5 x 7 inches) of each negative have been created for research use and photo duplication. In addition to the glass plate negatives, original prints, and contact prints made from these negatives, there are 38 photographs taken from March through May 1905, early in the project, before any construction work had begun. These are amateur photographs, most likely taken with a Kodak Brownie camera. While many of these images are faded and soiled with fingerprints, many of the subjects are identified in writing on the border or verso of the image. There are also 7 amateur photographs and two photograph albums of unknown or uncertain provenance.
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Below Aquaduct [a], undated

Includes shots of the Delaware Raritan Canal and tow path, excavation work along the Canal, excavation work with houses visible in background, shots of a bridge, and of the same bridge once it has begun to be torn down, steam powered tractor and horse-drawn equipment doing excavation, and a shot of the Canal with a wind mill in background.

Chalmers W. Alexander Letters, 1928-1932

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

Lecture Notes Collection, 1772-1990

AC052 80 boxes
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This collection contains over 600 sets of student notes taken from lectures given by members of Princeton's faculty. They represent the broad range of courses taught at Princeton University (known as the College of New Jersey prior to 1896) and include the works of numerous famous faculty and students.

Wilkinson Collection of Mary Mapes Dodge, 1703-1955 (mostly 1869-1900)

C0114 8 boxes 2.70 linear feet
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Mary Mapes Dodge was an author and editor of St. Nicholas magazine. This collection consists of manuscripts and correspondence concerning St. Nicholas, and correspondence, documents, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the Dodge family.

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.

Russell A. Fraser Papers on R. P. Blackmur, 1920-1982

C0574 4 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Consists of papers of Russell A. Fraser concerning his biography of R. P. Blackmur, A Mingled Yarn: The Life of R. P. Blackmur (1981), including correspondence with friends, family, and associates of Blackmur, a few of Blackmur's proofs and drafts, and printed copies or clippings of writings by and about Blackmur.

Diamela Eltit Papers, 1943-2012

C1457 9 boxes
A collection of manuscript and typescript drafts of and notebooks related to Eltit's works, personal and work-related correspondence mostly from the mid-1980s to 1990s, and other miscellaneous personal and work-related papers.

Frank Jewett Mather Papers, 1906-1948

C0025 3 boxes 28 items
Consists primarily of correspondence of the American educator, art critic, and museum director Frank Jewett Mather (1868-1953).

Wendell Wilcox Papers, 1930-1960

C0666 17 boxes 6.7 linear feet
Consists of papers of the American author and novelist Wendell Wilcox (1906-1981), including personal correspondence and photographs of his wife, Esther Willson Wilcox, their relatives, and other writers and friends.

Louis Kronenberger Papers, 1939-1980

C1406 6 boxes 2.4 linear feet
Louis Kronenberger was an American literary critic, novelist, and biographer. Contains correspondence with notable literary figures as well as editorial requests and drafts of Kronenberger's writings.

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.

Charles Ryskamp Collection of William Cowper, 1780-1968

C0382 12 boxes 4.8 linear feet
Consists of Xerox copies of works and correspondence by William Cowper collected by Princeton professor and scholar Charles Ryskamp, as well as correspondence, notebooks, and miscellaneous material of Neilson Campbell Hannay, another Cowper scholar and collector.

Juan José Saer Manuscripts, 1958-2004

C1393 14 boxes 6.2 linear feet
Juan José Saer was an Argentine novelist, poet, and literary scholar. This collection contains his notebooks, notes, and drafts of essays, interviews, novels, poetry, and short stories. Also includes photographs of Saer and the city of Santa Fe, Argentina.

Charles Rufus Morey Papers, 1895-1955 (mostly 1924-1945)

C0511 20 boxes 3 oversize folders 22.4 linear feet
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American art historian Charles Rufus Morey (1877-1955) served as professor in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University from 1918-1945 and as chairman from 1924-1945. The collection includes Morey's drafts for catalogues, mainly at the Museo Sacro and Museo Cristiano; photographs; professional papers, lecture and course notes; and drafts, extracts and contents of vertical files.

George Willing Clymer Papers, 1814-1919

C1417 6 boxes 3.87 linear feet
George Willing Clymer (1804-1881), Princeton Class of 1823, and his father-in-law, William B. Shubrick (1790-1874), together served in the United States Navy for more than fifty years during the nineteenth century. Clymer served as a naval surgeon to the Mediterranean, Pacific, African, West India and South Atlantic Blockading Squadrons from 1829 to 1866 and Shubrick served as an officer and naval diplomat from the time of his entry in the United States Navy in 1806 until his retirement in 1861. Their families (Clymer, Shubrick, Wethered, and Willing) maintained close communication during frequent separations and developed a strong network of extended family bonds. This collection provides documentation of the United States Navy during the early and mid nineteenth century; and in particular, naval medicine, diplomacy, and rank. In addition, the collection documents the families of naval officers, both from the perspective of the officer, and the family who remained at home, coping with typical family issues, as well as sickness and death.

Stimson Collection of Elias Boudinot, 1758-1898 (mostly 1777-1819)

C0228 2 boxes 27 items
The Stimson Collection of Elias Boudinot (1740-1821) consists of papers, mostly correspondence, relating to the Boudinot family, particularly the brothers Elias and Elisha, from the Revolutionary War period and several decades thereafter, collected by Frederick B. Stimson.

John Biggs Collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald Estate Papers, 1936-1978 (mostly 1940-1949)

C0628 9 boxes 3.4 linear feet
Consists of the correspondence and legal documents of John Biggs (Princeton Class of 1918) accumulated as executor and trustee of the estate of F. Scott Fitzgerald (Princeton Class of 1917).

Theodore Ziolkowski Collection on Literature, 1906-2018 (mostly 1960-2001)

C1618 7 boxes
Consists of correspondence and printed materials collected by German studies and comparative literature scholar Theodore Ziolkowski (1932- ). The majority of the collection comprises Ziolkowski's files on Hermann Hesse, particularly pertaining to the reception of Hesse's work in the United States in the 1960s and 1970s. Other materials relate more broadly to 20th and early 21st century literature, with a focus on modern German authors and authors writing in German.

Wilbur Samuel Howell Papers, 1953-1981 (mostly 1965-1980)

C0679 9 boxes 3.6 linear feet
Consists of works, articles, lectures, reviews, notes, and correspondence of Wilbur Samuel Howell, professor of rhetoric and oratory (1952-1972) at Princeton.

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.

Quarterly Review of Literature (QRL) Records, 1943-2000

C0862 60 boxes 26.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of the issue and correspondence files of the independent literary journal of the same name that was founded in 1943 by Warren Carrier, and co-edited and published from 1944-1999 by the husband and wife team of poet and former Princeton professor Theodore (Ted) and editor and author Renée Weiss. Also present in the collection are manuscripts of, and associated material from, eleven of Theodore Weiss's thirteen published books of poetry.

Ricardo Piglia Papers, 1954-2016

C1513 73 boxes
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Ricardo Piglia was an Argentine author and professor emeritus of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures at Princeton University. His papers contain handwritten and typewritten drafts of his writings, diaries and journals, notebooks, loose handwritten research notes, teaching files, correspondence, personal photographs, and born-digital materials.

Reinaldo Arenas Papers, 1959-1990 (mostly 1980-1990)

C0232 29 boxes 20 items
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The Reinaldo Arenas Papers consists of typescripts and manuscripts of novels and novellas, short stories, plays and screenplays, poetry, nonfiction, correspondence, and miscellaneous and printed material.

Nanos Valaōritēs Papers, 1928-2007

C0929 38 boxes 19.65 linear feet
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The Nanos Valaōritēs Papers consists of the writings, notebooks, sketchbooks, correspondence, and printed matter relating to Pali of the Greek poet, novelist, playwright, and editor, Nanos Valaōritēs. There are also wtitings of other people.

Ulli Steltzer Papers, 1957-2008

C1454 44 boxes
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Contact sheets, negatives, prints, notebooks, research files, manuscripts, and correspondence of Ulli Steltzer, a German-born photographer residing in the United States and Canada since 1953. Materials relate to a number of published and unpublished photography projects spanning Steltzer's career from 1957 until 2008, including her portraits of prominent Princeton intellectuals and her wide-ranging documentary work, featuring American Indian artists of the Pacific Northwest, black communities in the American South, social conditions for migrant laborers and immigrants throughout the United States, and many other rural and tribal communities throughout the Americas and Asia.

Caroline Gordon Papers, 1868-1995 (mostly 1926-1979)

C0052 58 boxes
Caroline Gordon (1895-1981) was an American author. This collection consists of manuscripts of Gordon's work, including novels, lectures, and poetry. It also includes correspondence with authors and family members, writings of others, and photographs.

James Alexander Papers, 1688-1756

C0024 10 boxes
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James Alexander was a lawyer in New Jersey and New York during the eighteenth century. This collection consists of correspondence, documents, and manuscripts of James Alexander, the bulk of which relate to the allocation and ownership of land, primarily in New Jersey and New York.

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.

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).
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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.

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.

Rossetti Family Letters to the Heimann Family, circa 1843-1896

C0773 4 boxes 1.45 linear feet
The Rossetti Family Letters to the Heimann Family collection consists primarily of letters written over a period of almost five decades by Christina Georgina Rossetti to Mrs. Adolf Heimann, the wife of a professor of German at University College, London, who was a colleague of her father, Gabriele Rossetti, a professor of Italian at King's College, London. It also contains letters by her mother, Frances, and her three siblings, Dante Gabriel, Maria Francesca, and William Michael, to various members of the Heimann family.

René Char Papers, 1928-2019 (mostly 1939-1980)

C1599 64 boxes 58 linear feet
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Consists primarily of the correspondence of 20th-century French poet René Char (1907-1988); a smaller subset includes correspondence and records documenting his involvement with the French Resistance during World War II.

Ebenezer Foote Papers, 1766-1925 (mostly 1785-1829)

C0430 13 boxes 5.1 linear feet
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Ebenezer Foote (1756-1829) was a cattle agent for the Continental Army's Commissary Department during the American Revolutionary War, a merchant, a land agent, a politician, and a judge in New York State. Foote's papers date from 1766 to 1925, with the majority dating from 1785 to his death in 1829, and primarily document his land agency business in Delhi, Delaware County, New York. In addition to the land and financial records related to his business, the collection also contains some legal records, records documenting Foote's work as inspector of cattle for the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and limited family records.

Princeton University Library Collection of Raymond Mortimer Materials, 1905-1990 (mostly 1925-1970)

C0271 13 boxes 5.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, notebooks, drafts and proofs of articles and reviews, photographs, documents, printed ephemera, and other papers of the English literary critic and editor Raymond Mortimer (1895-1980).

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.

Andre De Coppet Collection Concerning United States History, 1566-1942 (mostly 1770-1865)

C0063 48 boxes 27 items
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The Andre De Coppet Collection represents the American history-related collecting activities of American broker and collector Andre De Coppet (Princeton Class of 1915). There are numerous manuscripts, personal letters, documents, and printed material from three main periods: the Revolutionary War, the Federal Period, and the Civil War.
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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.

Harold Nicolson Papers, 1884-1962 (mostly 1925-1961)

C0913 2 boxes 6 items 0.83 linear feet
The Harold Nicolson Papers consists of papers of the English diplomat, journalist, and biographer Harold Nicolson (1886-1968). These papers primarily contain correspondence received by Nicolson, but there is also a large series of letters written by Nicolson to Richard Rumbold, as well as a few to others. Also included in the collection are manuscripts and/or working notes for four of Nicolson's published works. Furthermore, there is a small amount of papers of others, chiefly correspondence by and to Nicolson's wife, "Vita" (Victoria) Sackville-West.

Vuelta Editorial Files, 1972-1998 (mostly 1976-1998)

C1480 17 boxes 7.0 linear feet
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The Vuelta Editorial Files is comprised of the publishing files of Vuelta (1976-1998), the Mexican journal of literature, politics, art, and cultural commentary. Includes author files, correspondence between editors, writers, translators, scholars, and rights publishing companies, and administrative and project files. Includes original and photocopy typescript and handwritten manuscript submissions of articles, interviews, translations, narrative, and poetry. Related research materials such as press clippings and printed material are also found in the author files and correspondence. Included in the files are documents relating to Encuentro Vuelta - El Siglo XX: La Experiencia de la Libertad, a televised conference series program organized by Vuelta in 1990 about the rise of socialism in Eastern Europe. Series 6 includes various booklets and speech materials from the Nobel Prize ceremony in 1990, the year Octavio Paz was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Manuel Mujica Láinez Papers, 1901-1984 (mostly 1918-1983)

C0819 9 boxes 8 items 3.3 linear feet
The Manuel Mujica Láinez Papers consists of the papers of the Argentinian novelist, short story writer, biographer, and essayist Manuel Mujica Láinez (1910-1984). These papers primarily contain correspondence he received from Argentinian and Spanish writers, as well as family correspondence. Also included are a few manuscripts by Mujica Láinez, several poems and nonfiction manuscripts by others, and a small amount of photocopied or printed material.

Robert Fagles Papers, 1951-2010

C1499 28 boxes 27.4 linear feet
Robert Fagles (1933-2008) was an American professor, poet, and academic, best known for his contemporary translations of ancient Greek and Latin classics, especially his acclaimed translations of the epic poems of Homer. The papers consist of professional and publishing correspondence, along with manuscript and typescript drafts, corrected proofs and galleys, notes, revisions, and other files regarding his English translations of ancient Greek and Latin texts, including Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, Virgil's Aeneid, Aeschylus's Oresteia, Sophocles's Three Theban Plays, as well as poems by Bacchylides and Pindar.

John Butler Yeats Collection, 1909-1978 (mostly 1911-1922)

C0672 22 boxes 8 items 9.31 linear feet
Consists of original manuscripts, drawings, correspondence, miscellaneous materials, photographs and portraits, articles, clippings, and other printed material by and related to the Irish portrait painter John Butler Yeats.

Julian P. Boyd Papers, 1935-1980

C0392 73 boxes
Consists of works, correspondence, documents, notes, photographs, and printed matter of Julian Boyd, Princeton University Librarian (1940-1952) and professor of history, and the founding editor of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson publishing project.

Cameron Family Papers, 1805-1947 (mostly 1850-1945)

C0355 83 boxes 56 linear feet
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The Cameron Family Papers consist primarily of the correspondence and writings of former Princeton University professors Henry Clay Cameron (1827-1906) and his son, A. Guyot Cameron (1864-1947), with some correspondence relating to Henry C. Cameron's wife, Wilhelmina "Mina" Louise Cécile Chollet (1832-1908). There is also a significant amount of Cameron family photographs as well as some documents, printed matter, and ephemera relating to Princeton University. Famed Swiss-American geologist, geographer, and Princeton professor Arnold Henry Guyot (1807-1884), a relative of the Cameron family through marriage, is also represented in the collection through classroom maps, correspondence, a journal, and printed articles and lectures by and about Guyot. Most of the materials in the collection are professional in nature.

Margo Glantz Papers, 1956-2009 (mostly 1976-2003)

C1358 24 boxes
Consists of the writings, correspondence, and audiovisual recordings of the Mexican novelist, essayist, and literary scholar Margo Glantz (1930- ).

Joseph Frank Correspondence, 1930-2013 (mostly 1950-1987)

C1515 22 boxes 8.4 linear feet
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Joseph Frank (1918-2013) was an American literary scholar best known for his five-volume biography of Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky, which he began in the early 1970s and completed in 2002. The collection consists of his personal and professional correspondence, including with Elizabeth Bishop, Yves Bonnefoy, Pierre Bourdieu, Ralph Ellison, Carlos Fuentes, Irving Howe, James Laughlin, Richard W. B. Lewis, Mary McCarthy, Allen Tate, and other writers, artists, and academics, as well as some family correspondence, writings, personal documents, and printed materials.

Rudolf-Ernest Brünnow Papers, 1876-1897

C0396 54 boxes
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German Semitic philologist, Rudolf-Ernst Brünnow (1858-1917) was a professor of Semitics at Princeton (post-1910) in Greek, Latin, German, French, Turkish, Assyrian, and English. The collection consists of notes, photographs, inscriptions, tables, and descriptions by Brünnow.

David Lewis Papers, 1945-2019 (mostly 1960-2001)

C1520 55 boxes 26.4 linear feet 4.5 GB 1991 digital files
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David Kellogg Lewis (1941-2001) was an American philosopher who taught at Princeton University and the University of California, Los Angeles and contributed to metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of science, decision theory, epistemology, meta-ethics, and aesthetics. Lewis's papers include over four decades of his correspondence with other philosophers and scholars, including David M. Armstrong, J. J. C. Smart, Frank Jackson, D. H. Mellor, M. J. Cresswell, Allen Hazen, John Bigelow, and others, as well as drafts of his articles, books, reviews, and unpublished writings with related correspondence, his undergraduate and graduate student papers and class notes, research materials from his time at the Hudson Institute, photographs of Lewis with friends and fellow philosophers, a group of files kept by the Australian philosopher David M. Armstrong regarding Lewis, papers of Stephanie R. Lewis, and family papers.

Jean Labatut Papers, 1915-1983 (mostly 1920-1979)

C0709 102 boxes 62.5 linear feet
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The Jean Labatut Papers consists of the professional papers of Jean Labatut (1899-1986), which include correspondence with prominent twentieth-century architects, landscape architects, and designers, the architectural files for his major and minor projects, and the administrative papers and teaching materials that he accumulated while he was the Director of Graduate Studies in Architecture at Princeton University (1928-1967), the position for which he is best remembered. Also included are Labatut's family papers, containing albums of photographs compiled by his sister-in-law, Mrs. Elliott F. Shepard, while she helped to operate a convalescence home founded by her husband in France for soldiers in World War I.

Richard Halliburton Papers, 1900-1973 (mostly 1903-1940)

C0247 61 boxes 29.2 linear feet
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Richard Halliburton traveled extensively in the first part of twentieth century after graduating from Princeton University in 1921. The collection contains autograph and typescript drafts of seven of Halliburton's books, short stories, essays, school notes, and other travel memorabilia, as well as Halliburton's correspondence with his parents and others, research materials about Rupert Brooke, and a significant group of photographs documenting his travels throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

Conrad Richter Papers, 1801-1977

C0216 102 boxes
Consists of material relating to the American author Conrad Richter, including manuscripts, writing notebooks, notes, and galley proofs for several of his novels and other writings. Includes a substantial amount of personal and professional correspondence, as well as photographs.

John Q. Stewart Papers, 1907-1970s

C0571 59 boxes 29.8 linear feet
The John Q. Stewart Papers consists of articles, correspondence, conference material, printed material, student papers, and other miscellanea of the American astrophysicist and educator John Quincy Stewart (1894-1972).

Edwin Grant Conklin Papers, 1897-1952

C0322 98 boxes 2 items
An ardent evolutionist, Edwin Grant Conklin specialized in embryology and cytology and was Chairman of the biology department at Princeton from 1908-1933. His collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, documents, manuscripts and notes of articles, lectures, and speeches, many of which reflect his life-long interest in three organisms, crepidula, cynthia (styla), and amphioxus, as well as Darwinism, and heredity and environment.

T. S. Matthews Papers, 1910-1991 (mostly 1940-1991)

C1131 57 boxes 8 items 22.9 linear feet
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Consists of writings, notebooks, correspondence, files from Time magazine, subject files, legal and financial correspondence, photographs, and printed material of T. S. Matthews, an author and editor of Time magazine.

Martin Schwarzschild Papers, 1939-1994

C0373 31 boxes 14.5 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and scientific papers of Martin Schwarzchild, a German-American astronomer and Princeton professor who pioneered the use of balloon-mounted instruments to study stellar structure and evolution.

Archives of George Braziller, Inc, 1960s-1995

C0795 59 boxes 24.6 linear feet
George Braziller, Inc., is an independent publishing firm founded by George Braziller in 1955. This collection consists of the firm's records, including press releases, reviews, correspondence and business files.

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.

Neil Goldstein Collection of Working Files on Moe Berg, 1921-1995

C1449 22 boxes 2 items 15.2 linear feet
Neil Goldstein (b. 1950) and Jerry Feldman (b. 1947) were filmmakers who made a documentary regarding Morris "Moe" Berg (1902-1972), a professional baseball player who also served in the Office of Strategic Service (OSS) during World War II. This collection, dating from 1921 to 1995, consists of Neil Goldstein's working files, including production files for the film and audio and video segments and masters of the documentary; and research on Moe Berg, including hours of oral histories and photocopies of Moe Berg's documents, particularly those created during World War II.

Sir Frank Kermode Papers, 1940-2010

C1149 45 boxes
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The collection represents the entire extant archive of Sir Frank Kermode, a distinguished British literary critic, and includes writings (reviews, essays, lectures, radio broadcasts), correspondence, photographs, and printed material, as well as material relating to public controversy about the funding for Encounter, which Kermode co-edited.

Eugene Paul Wigner Papers, 1930s-1980s (mostly 1940-1979)

C0742 119 boxes 49.7 linear feet
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Consists of the papers of Hungarian-born, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Eugene Wigner, and includes correspondence, subject files, writings, and offprints reflecting his long career in physics.

Throop and Martin Family Papers, 1693-1951

C0055 12 boxes
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Contains manuscripts, correspondence, documents, and photographs concerning the Throop and Throop Martin families of New Jersey. In addition to the family correspondence, there is an autograph collection and other miscellaneous items.

Clark Gesner Papers, 1940-2005 (mostly 1965-1990)

C1163 46 boxes 18.3 linear feet
Clark Gesner (1938-2002) was an American composer, lyricist, and writer most famous for his theatrical production You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. His papers document his entire career and include scripts and scores, as well as production notes, correspondence, publicity and reviews, and photographs.

Hyatt and Mayer Collection, 1804-1921

C0076 9 boxes 46 folios 8 Volumes 5.1 linear feet
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The Hyatt and Mayer Collection consists primarily of correspondence between Alfred Marshall Mayor (1836-1897), physicist, his son Alfred Goldsborough Mayor (1868-1922), biologist, and Alpheus Hyatt (1838-1902), zoologist and paleontologist, and colleagues in their various fields. Also included are eight volumes of photographs taken by Alfred M. Mayer during scientific expeditions to the islands of the Pacific Ocean.

Brandt & Brandt Contract Files, 1907-1997

C0732 51 boxes 2 items 22.2 linear feet
The Brandt & Brandt Contract Files consists primarily of contract files from Brandt & Brandt, the New York City literary agency, for published works where the rights have reverted to the author. Some represented authors are Margaret Banning, Bessie Brewer, Raymond Chandler, Carlos Fuentes, Arthur Machen, Mary McCarthy, Derek Patmore, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Wallace Stegner. The Fuentes material (1967-1995) is extensive and covers a fuller range of literary agency activities.

Milton Halsey Thomas Papers, 1796-1977 (mostly 1930-1960)

C0706 47 boxes 2 items 20.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous research material of librarian/archivist Milton Halsey Thomas, including research material for several of his historical publications.

Paul Elmer More Papers, 1888-1989 (mostly 1888-1949)

C0054 45 boxes 6 folders 4 items 18.8 linear feet
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The Paul Elmer More Papers reflect on More's life and career as an author, editor of The Nation (1909-1914), and lecturer at Princeton University (1918-1933) in philosophy and classics.

José Donoso Papers, 1924-1996 (mostly 1970-1990)

C0099 88 boxes 33.5 linear feet
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The José Donoso Papers consists of writings, notebooks, correspondence, and other miscellanea of the Chilean writer José Donoso (1924-1996).

Carlos Baker Collection of Ernest Hemingway, 1800s-1987 (mostly 1918-1967)

C0365 36 boxes 16.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of Carlos Baker's working papers and biographical files used in preparation of his biography Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story (1969). This was the fourth book on Hemingway written or edited by Baker (1909-1987), a Princeton professor and author. Also present are manuscripts for a novel and book of poetry by Baker, unrelated to his work on Hemingway.

Noël Riley Fitch Papers, 1858-2018 (mostly 1965-1995)

C0841 41 boxes 2 items 19.4 linear feet
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Consists of the writings, correspondence, interviews, printed works, and other additional papers of the American educator and author Noël Riley Fitch (1937- ). Also included are a selection of Sylvia Beach papers that Fitch consulted for her book Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties (1983).
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Subseries 2A: General, undated

Consists of correspondence with many individuals who were part of Sylvia Beach's life such as Berenice Abbott, Richard Adler, Carlos Baker, Djuna Barnes, Sylvester Woodbridge Beach, Simone de Beauvoir, Kay Boyle, Winifred Bryher, Truman Capote, Gordon Craig, Holly Beach Dennis, Gisèle Freund, Stuart Gilbert, Henri Hoppenot, Marianne Moore, Katherine Anne Porter, Howard C. Rice, Allen Tate, and Thornton Wilder, as well as others.

Alison Frantz Papers, 1916-1995 (mostly 1940-1980)

C0772 83 boxes
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Consists of papers and photographs of Alison Frantz (1903-1995), a classicist who was the photographer and specialist in Early Christian and Byzantine archaeology for the Agora excavations at Athens from 1933 to 1968 for the American School of Classical Studies.

William L. Dayton Papers, 1791-1897 (mostly 1861-1864)

C0023 6 boxes
William Lewis Dayton, Princeton Class of 1825, served as U.S. senator (1841-1850) and U.S. minister to France (1861-1864). His papers are largely from his years in France and consist of diplomatic dispatches, legation accounts, personal correspondence, documents pertaining to household affairs in Paris (insurance policies, leases, etc.), and material relating to his sudden death. Also included is a box of correspondence to and from his son, William Lewis Dayton Jr., Princeton Class of 1858, along with other papers concerning other members of the family.
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Rough Drafts of despatches, undated

Nos. 1-3 from Trenton, No. 4 from the Astor House, New York, and the following from Paris: Nos. 5-24, 26, 28-43, 45-72, 74-99, 113, 117, 131-146. There are both rough drafts and fair copies of Nos. 10, 11, 13, 21, 69, and 77. Two despatches are numbered 135.

New Jersey Miscellaneous Collection, 1671-1956

C1351 9 boxes 5.6 linear feet
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Consists of a collection of miscellaneous legal and financial documents, correspondence, and other manuscript materials, assembled from various sources, that relate to New Jersey history or inhabitants of New Jersey from the late 17th century through the mid 20th century.

Osip Mandelʹshtam Papers, 1900s-1970s (mostly 1914-1937)

C0539 6 boxes 2.4 linear feet
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Osip Mandelʹshtam was a Russian poet, novelist, essayist and critic. A member of the Guild of Poets, a radical faction of the acmeist movement in poetry, he criticized the literary conformity demanded by Russia's new communist government. The collection consists of Russian-language works, correspondence, and printed matter of Mandelʹshtam. It contains holograph and typed manuscripts of his poems, reviews, articles, and essays, often in draft form representing different stages of his work, many of which are in the hand of his wife, Nadezhda, who acted as his amanuensis.
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Drafts of poems; draft of translation (fragments) (undated), undated

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1. Kak rastet khlebov opara..., no. 130: draft of poem in hand of OM -- 2. Ia poteriala nezhnuiu kameiu..., no. 87: poem typewritten on obverse of item 1, pencil sketches in margins -- 3. [ Vazha Pshavela] Gogotur i Apshina ( Govoriat, iz Bloia Apshina...), no. 466: translation of poem by that author (draft fragment), in hand of OM, editorial corrections in hand of NM -- 4. [Vazha Pshavela], no. 466: fragment of translation draft, front page in hand of NM, inside pages in hand of OM, title on cover in hand of N. Khardzhiev
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Poem manuscripts; translation draft (1911 August 22-1916 January 11), undated

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1. Dozhdik laskovyi, melkii i tonkii..., no. 504: two author's manuscripts, corrections in hand of OM, both dated -- 2. Oda voiuiushchim derzhavam (alt. title in pencil Mir), no. ?: author's manuscript of poem -- 3. I derzkii probezhal po riadam vostorg...: translation draft of play by Jules Romain, fragment, in hand of OM

Antōnēs Dekavalles Papers, 1935-2008

C0833 30 boxes 4 items
This collection consists of papers of Antōnēs Dekavalles, a Greek poet, professor at Fairleigh Dickenson University, and editor of The Charioteer, A Review of Modern Greek Culture. Included are: correspondence, autograph manuscripts and typescripts, drafts, miscellaneous notes, and files related to his affiliated organizations.

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.

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.

Allen Tate Papers, 1909-1979 (mostly 1950-1979)

C0106 72 boxes 29.4 linear feet
Consists of extensive manuscripts, documents, and correspondence of American poet and literary critic Allen Tate, one of the leading members of the Fugitive and Southern Agrarian literary movements.

Story Magazine and Story Press Records, 1931-1999

C0104 272 boxes
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Consists of the fairly complete working business files of the original Story and other related publishing ventures of owner-editors Martha Foley and Whit and Hallie Burnett, and the new Story author files of Richard and Lois Rosenthal. Included are editorial and personal correspondence, business and financial records, and artwork.

François Wahl Collection on Severo Sarduy, circa 1939-2013

C1470 20 boxes 8.5 linear feet
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The collection contains edited typescripts and copies of Cuban writer Severo Sarduy's poems, essays, and translations, along with writings about Sarduy, interviews, notes, clippings, photographs, and other printed materials. Correspondence includes a group of postcards sent to Severo Sarduy and his partner François Wahl in the 1960s and 1970s from various European and Latin American writers and philosophers, including Roland Barthes, Alain Badiou, Reinaldo Arenas, Octavio Paz, and Jacques Lacan, and additional correspondence of French editor and structuralist François Wahl.

Charles Carroll Marden Collection of Spanish Documents, 1347-1887 (mostly 1505-1637)

C0279 17 boxes 1 folder 6.50 linear feet
The Charles Carroll Marden Collection of Spanish Documents consists of 637 Spanish documents, collected by philologist and university professor Charles Carroll Marden. The documents are divided into two groups: documents originating from the town of Burgos and several towns around Soria and documents from the town of Alarcon. Later additions to the collection include the earliest document in the collection, dated 1347.

Richard K. Korn Papers, 1937-1981 (mostly 1959-1968)

C0275 13 boxes 5.20 linear feet
Richard K. Korn was a clarinetist, conductor, and founder of the Orchestra of America. He was also involved in the American Council for Judaism. His papers include correspondence with composers, photographs, and correspondence with other members of the American Council for Judaism.

John Hinsdale Scheide Collection of Three Centuries of French History, 1510-1816

C0710 10 Volumes 1.00 linear feet
Collection consists of 386 letters and documents of royalty, nobility, statesmen, and other celebrities of France, from the reign of Louis XII to the commencement of the French Revolution.

Augusto Monterroso Papers, 1921-2003 (mostly 1972-1996)

C1109 53 boxes 24.6 linear feet
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This collection contains the manuscripts, correspondence, drawings, and other papers of twentieth-century Guatemalan author Augusto Monterroso, who spent most of his life as a writer in Mexico.

Ernest Cushing Richardson Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Documents, 1380-1851

C0787 12 boxes 23 items
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The Ernest Cushing Richardson Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Documents consists of medieval and renaissance documents and manuscripts collected by Ernest Cushing Richardson, an American librarian and author. Of principal interest are some 350 documents (deeds, bonds, contracts, investitures, wills, and other legal documents), chiefly dating from 1380 to 1550 and written in Milan, Alessandria, Brescia, Cremona, Lodi, and other northern Italian cities.

Clement Heaton Collection on Stained Glass, 1917-1932

C0556 13 boxes 6.4 linear feet
Clement Heaton (1861-1940) was an artist, stained glass painter, sculptor, and mosaicist. His collection consists of material concerning the making and history of stained glass compiled by Heaton. Included are files of original artwork and photographs of stained glass and monuments, many notes, articles, and some correspondence on general studies in Medieval and Gothic art, craftmanship, glassmaking, and cathedrals.

Herbert Cecil Potter Papers, 1892-1955 (mostly 1893-1919)

C1409 23 boxes 9.2 linear feet
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Potter was a lifelong British military officer who attained the rank of brigadier-general. He served in Ireland (1898), South Africa (1901-1902), Egypt and Sudan (1903-1913), and World War I (1914-1918); he retired in 1927. Consists primarily of Potter's lengthy correspondence with his mother and future wife while stationed abroad, often during significant British military operations, including censor-stamped envelopes.

Alejandro Rossi Papers, 1812-2010 (mostly 1955-2009)

C1422 39 boxes
The Alejandro Rossi Papers consist of personal notebooks, manuscripts, correspondence with writers, academics, editors and artists, and printed material of the writer.