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Department of Facilities Records, 1803-2015 (mostly 1955-1981)

AC041 64 boxes 2 items 1 websites
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The Department of Facilities at Princeton University is responsible for the construction, maintenance, renovation, and financial management of the buildings and properties owned by the university. The Department of Facilities records document the daily activities of the department and its numerous divisions through blueprints, photographs, correspondence, memos, sketches, contracts, ledgers, tax returns, incorporation papers, by-laws, annual reports, financial statements, newspaper clippings, booklets, and meeting minutes.
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Series 4: Physical Planning Office, 1803-1971

The Physical Planning Office Series consists of documents related to the management of construction of major structures and alterations to existing structures on the Princeton campus. Major construction projects represented in this series include the construction of Wilson College, the Engineering Quadrangle, and the Cyclotron Building. Documents include correspondence between office administration and contractors and architects, reports and studies of campus, internal memoranda discussing the feasibility of potential projects, and financial documents related to specific projects.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Collection, 1753-1771

C1064 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected correspondence and documents of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the noted German poet and dramatist, author of Faust.

Ingersoll Family Collection, 1797-1954 (mostly 1797-1865)

C1090 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of letters of the Constitution signer and Philadelphia lawyer Jared Ingersoll to his son Charles while he was a student at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University).
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William Kelly Prentice Papers, 1797-1965 (mostly 1900-1955)

C0811 7 boxes
Consists of works, correspondence, and documents of William Kelly Prentice, a Greek scholar and authority on classical inscriptions, as well as selected papers of his father and various other family members.
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Theatrical Autographs Collection, 1798-1949 (mostly 1870-1935)

C0613 4 boxes 1.3 linear feet
Consists of a collection of letters and autographs of over 120 English, American, and a few European actors, actresses, playwrights, theatrical managers, directors, critics, and others connected with the theater from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Princeton University Class Records, 1798-2023

AC130 502 boxes 9 folders 8 items 3996 digital files 29.1 GB
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The Class Records consist of a diverse set of materials documenting the history and activities of Princeton University classes during their time as undergraduates and as alumni. In the collection are correspondence, newsletters, publications, photographs, and memorabilia, all of which pertain to a particular Princeton University graduating class and its members.
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Princeton University Class Records, 1798-2023

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The Class Records consist of a diverse set of materials documenting the history and activities of Princeton University classes during their time as undergraduates and as alumni. In the collection are correspondence, newsletters, publications, photographs, and memorabilia, all of which pertain to a particular Princeton University graduating class and its members.

Samuel Comfort Family Papers, 1799-1963 (mostly 1860-1963)

C0407 8 boxes 2.75 linear feet
This collection, which consists primarily of correspondence but also includes diaries, official and legal documents, ephemera, and photographs, largely relates to Samuel Comfort (1837-1923), a U.S. Civil War veteran, diplomat, inventor, and foreign representative for the Standard Oil Company in Europe and India. Documentation of Comfort's Civil War experience is particularly robust. To a lesser extent, the collection documents the family of Comfort's daughter Emma Walraven Comfort (1869-1954) and her husband, Harry Maule Crookshank (1948-1914), a distinguished physician who served as British Controller-General of the Daira Sanieh Administration in Egypt from 1897 to 1907. British Conservative politician Harry Frederick Comfort Crookshank (1893-1961) as well as several other members of the Comfort family, particularly Samuel's father, George Comfort (1808 -1887), are also represented.
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Samuel Comfort, 1799-1963

Most of the materials in this series relate to Samuel Comfort's involvement and experiences during the Civil War. His career in the oil industry, his time as consul and vice-consul to India, and his work with various patents and inventions are also documented. Other Comfort family members are also represented in this collection, in particular Samuel's father, George Comfort, as well as Samuel's mother and older sister, Susan Lower Comfort and Annie Comfort.
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Samuel Comfort Family Papers, 1799-1963 (mostly 1860-1963)

This collection, which consists primarily of correspondence but also includes diaries, official and legal documents, ephemera, and photographs, largely relates to Samuel Comfort (1837-1923), a U.S. Civil War veteran, diplomat, inventor, and foreign representative for the Standard Oil Company in Europe and India. Documentation of Comfort's Civil War experience is particularly robust. To a lesser extent, the collection documents the family of Comfort's daughter Emma Walraven Comfort (1869-1954) and her husband, Harry Maule Crookshank (1948-1914), a distinguished physician who served as British Controller-General of the Daira Sanieh Administration in Egypt from 1897 to 1907. British Conservative politician Harry Frederick Comfort Crookshank (1893-1961) as well as several other members of the Comfort family, particularly Samuel's father, George Comfort (1808 -1887), are also represented.

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.

William Alfred Eddy Papers, 1859-1978

MC041 24 boxes 1 folder
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The papers of William A. Eddy (1896-1962), educator, diplomat, minister to Saudi Arabia, intelligence agent, and college president, focus on his presidency of Hobart College (1936-1941), his work in U.S. - Middle East policy, and his family life in the period from 1917-1962. The holdings of his personal and family correspondence is extensive. The collection contains all correspondence from his term as president of Hobart College, 1936-1941. Many military documents are included, especially in the years 1941-1946 (the planning of the North African landings, the FDR/Ibn Saud meeting, the Treaty of the Yemen). There are many geneological papers and letters from Eddy's relatives concerning American missionary work in the Middle East. There are numerous publications concerning 18th C. English literature, religious and civic duties, U.S. Foreign policy re Israel and the Arabs, and sociological accounts of the Middle East. The collection is composed of personal/professional correspondence, documents, diaries and notebooks, addresses, publications, manuscripts of Eddy's books and articles (including unpublished MSs), scrapbooks, photographs, negatives, and memorabilia.
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Series I CORRESPONDENCE A-Z, 1858-1978

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Series I, Correspondence: (1858-1978) The Correspondence is divided alphabetically by correspondent and chronologically within these sections. "General Correspondence" deals with Eddy's professional, day-to-day correspondence, and the "William A. Eddy" series contains his personal letters. A large portion of the collection is letters to and from his wife and four children (much of it carbon copies; the originals still may be retained by the three surviving children). A great number of his wife's personal papers are included. Other extensive selections are the professional correspondence from the Hobart presidency (1936-1941), personal correspondence from the World War I era, and files on Tangier (1942) and The Yemen (1946). Individual files include correspondence with Dorothy Thompson, Robert Murphy, and John Foster Dulles.
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William Alfred Eddy Papers, 1859-1978

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The papers of William A. Eddy (1896-1962), educator, diplomat, minister to Saudi Arabia, intelligence agent, and college president, focus on his presidency of Hobart College (1936-1941), his work in U.S. - Middle East policy, and his family life in the period from 1917-1962. The holdings of his personal and family correspondence is extensive. The collection contains all correspondence from his term as president of Hobart College, 1936-1941. Many military documents are included, especially in the years 1941-1946 (the planning of the North African landings, the FDR/Ibn Saud meeting, the Treaty of the Yemen). There are many geneological papers and letters from Eddy's relatives concerning American missionary work in the Middle East. There are numerous publications concerning 18th C. English literature, religious and civic duties, U.S. Foreign policy re Israel and the Arabs, and sociological accounts of the Middle East. The collection is composed of personal/professional correspondence, documents, diaries and notebooks, addresses, publications, manuscripts of Eddy's books and articles (including unpublished MSs), scrapbooks, photographs, negatives, and memorabilia.

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.
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Series 2: Hemingway Biographical Files, 1800s-1961

Consists of material compiled by Baker relating to all facets of Hemingway's life. Included is genealogical information, copies of additional Hemingway correspondence, printed matter, memorabilia, a few photographs, and correspondence and notes of Baker about Hemingway. Also present is a miscellaneous file (1899-1939) of Xerox copies of letters, printed matter, and other ephemera of and about Hemingway compiled by an unidentified collector.
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Carlos Baker Collection of Ernest Hemingway, 1800s-1987 (mostly 1918-1967)

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.

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

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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.

George F. Kennan Papers, 1861-2014 (mostly 1950-2000)

MC076 338 boxes
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George F. Kennan (1904-2005) was a diplomat and a historian, noted especially for his influence on United States policy towards the Soviet Union during the Cold War and for his scholarly expertise in the areas of Russian history and foreign policy. Kennan's papers document his career as a scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study and his time in the Foreign Service, and include his correspondence files, published and unpublished writings, and personal files.
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Series 5: 2014 Accession, 1802-2014

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This series is mostly comprised of materials related to George F. Kennan's family history. The materials were collected by Kennan's daughter, Joan. Some of the materials were consulted by John Lewis Gaddis as part of his research for his biography of Kennan prior to the materials' transfer to the Mudd Library. The materials in this series are occasionally annotated by either Joan Kennan or John Lewis Gaddis.

Office of the Registrar Records, 1802-2015

AC116 331 boxes
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The Office of the Registrar is the administrative office of Princeton University responsible for the collection and maintenance of the academic records of the student body, as well as the establishment of course and examination schedules and the collection of fees related to matriculation and registration. The records contain the academic records of individual students, subject files on topics related to admissions and matriculation, statistical reports, and other official documents issued by the Office of the Registrar.
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Subseries 1A: Undergraduate Students, 1802-2006

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The Undergraduate Students subseries contains the academic records of undergraduate students collected by the Office of the Registrar. Included are handwritten grade books which are some of the earliest student academic records of the University, scholastic cards on paper, microfilm, and microfiche; and registration cards
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Series 1: Student Records, 1802-2006

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The Student Records series contains the academic records of individual Princeton University students. The type and amount of information recorded about each student changed frequently from Registrar to Registrar, and as such the Student Records series contains several different forms of student academic data ranging from yearly course grades to attendance records to full academic transcripts. The most common forms of student records include scholastic cards, which contain the courses taken and grades awarded to students by term, and registration cards, which contain basic biographical information at the time of entrance to the University and the results of entrance examinations.
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Office of the Registrar Records, 1802-2015

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

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.

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

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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.

Baroness Hyde de Neuville Collection, 1806-1968

C0463 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of correspondence, photographs, and printed matter concerning the Baron and Baroness Hyde de Neuville.
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Scrapbook collection of playbills, 1808-1967 (mostly 1880-1950)

TC055 1 box 483 Volumes 48.79 linear feet
Consists of 486 scrapbooks of playbills covering not only theater but also opera, ballet, and music.

Chester W. Burton Family Papers, 1809-1956 (mostly 1850-1910)

C1523 8 boxes 4.0 linear feet
Consists mostly of correspondence along with some financial records, legal documents, such as deeds and land indentures, ephemera, and photographs dating from the 19th and early 20th centuries that relate to Chester W. Burton, a farmer from Chautauqua County, New York, and his family. Among other topics, the collection documents aspects of the Civil War and early settlement and gold mining in the west.
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Correspondence and Documents, 1809-1956

Though primarily correspondence, some documents, such as deeds and indentures, financial papers, such as receipts, invoices, and inventories, are interspersed throughout, especially in earlier correspondence. Also included are a few ephemeral materials as well as writings by various family members, including those of Chester W. Burton and Clarissa Harris, both of whom wrote articles for publication in local newspapers and journals.
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Chester W. Burton Family Papers, 1809-1956 (mostly 1850-1910)

Consists mostly of correspondence along with some financial records, legal documents, such as deeds and land indentures, ephemera, and photographs dating from the 19th and early 20th centuries that relate to Chester W. Burton, a farmer from Chautauqua County, New York, and his family. Among other topics, the collection documents aspects of the Civil War and early settlement and gold mining in the west.

Woodrow Wilson Collection, 1837-1986 (mostly 1883-1924)

MC168 17 Volumes 107 boxes 43 folders
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The Woodrow Wilson Collection consists of Wilson holdings which have been acquired by the Princeton University Library Special Collections gradually over many years by purchase and gifts from many sources. The collection is rich in material prior to Wilson's presidential years, although it is not limited to this period; researchers will find materials documenting both the public and private life of Woodrow Wilson. Various types of information written by or about Wilson are present in the collection, including manuscripts, addresses, articles, correspondence, telegrams, legal documents, booklets, pamphlets, photographs, portraits, cartoons, newspapers and scrapbooks.
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Series 2: Correspondence, 1810-1992

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The Correspondence Series includes letters, notes, and telegrams from a variety of individuals, usually to or from Woodrow Wilson (although some correspondence is between others and is related to Wilson). Perhaps the most notable portion of this series is the Wilson family correspondence, including letters between Wilson and his first wife, Ellen Axson Wilson, from their courtship through the end of her life in 1914, as well as correspondence to and from his daughters Jessie and Margaret, and his brother-in-law Stockton Axson. This series also includes a "Special Correspondence Collections" section, which contains shorthand notebooks of Wilson letters recorded by his secretary, Gilbert Close, as well as correspondence collections of other individuls close to Wilson, including Lawrence Woods, David Huston, and Mary Hulbert, as well as the Thackwell collection of correspondence between Woodrow family members and especially between Woodrow Wilson and his cousin, Harriet Woodrow. These collections include letters to and from Wilson and others. The final section of the Correspondence Series includes copies of letters in other collections.

Edward Julian Nally Papers, 1812-1953 (mostly 1905-1948)

C0251 13 boxes 4.25 linear feet
The personal papers of Edward Julian Nally, an American radio industrialist, trace the development of his career in the communications industry, from his earliest days with the Western Union Telegraph Co. (1875-1890), through his tenure with the Postal Telegraph Cable Co. (1890-1913), to his years with the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co. of America (1913-1919); the bulk of the collection, however, covers his years with the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), for which he served as first president (1919-1923) and director.
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Edward Julian Nally Papers, 1812-1953 (mostly 1905-1948)

The personal papers of Edward Julian Nally, an American radio industrialist, trace the development of his career in the communications industry, from his earliest days with the Western Union Telegraph Co. (1875-1890), through his tenure with the Postal Telegraph Cable Co. (1890-1913), to his years with the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co. of America (1913-1919); the bulk of the collection, however, covers his years with the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), for which he served as first president (1919-1923) and director.

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.
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Department of Chemistry Records, 1893-2017

AC358 10 boxes 1 websites
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The Department of Chemistry at Princeton University dates back to the early days of the College of New Jersey, and today it is one of the University's largest undergraduate concentrations. The collection contains examinations and grade books, records pertaining to chemistry research performed at the department in support of the U.S. Manhattan project and departmental records.
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Series 5: May 2014 Accession, Department of Chemistry Faculty Meeting Minutes, Photographs, and Related Materials, 1812-2009

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Department of Chemistry Faculty Meeting Minutes (1929-1993), photographs of Chemistry Department faculty, the chemistry department, and "Old Frick" (the Frick Chemistry Lab that was in service from 1929 to 2010), and related materials.
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Department of Chemistry Records, 1893-2017

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

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.
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Joline Family Collection, 1814-1950 (mostly 1869-1912)

C1144 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and documents of members of the Joline family of Princeton, New Jersey.
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Donald and Robert M. Dodge Collection of Mary Mapes Dodge, 1814-1961 (mostly 1866-1936)

C0113 14 boxes 5.00 linear feet
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Mary Mapes Dodge was an author and editor of St. Nicholas magazine. This collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, financial records, and photographs of Mary Mapes Dodge, as well as an unfinished biography of her by Spencer Mapes.
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Butler Family Papers, 1815-1948 (mostly 1820-1920)

C0064 48 boxes 15.65 linear feet
The Butler Family Papers consists of works, notes, correspondence, journals, photographs, and other materials of Benjamin Franklin Butler (1795-1858), William Allen Butler (1825-1902), Mary Russell Marshall Butler (1827-1919), Charles Henry Butler (1859-1940), Harriet Allen Butler (1861-1914), and other members of the Butler family.
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Butler Family Papers, 1815-1948 (mostly 1820-1920)

The Butler Family Papers consists of works, notes, correspondence, journals, photographs, and other materials of Benjamin Franklin Butler (1795-1858), William Allen Butler (1825-1902), Mary Russell Marshall Butler (1827-1919), Charles Henry Butler (1859-1940), Harriet Allen Butler (1861-1914), and other members of the Butler family.

William Jovanovich Papers, 1815-2006 (mostly 1950-1996)

C1505 61 boxes 32.8 linear feet
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William Jovanovich (1920-2001) was an American publisher, author, and businessman, who led the publishing firm Harcourt Brace Jovanovich from 1954 to 1991, as president and later as chief executive officer. The collection consists of Jovanovich's author and publisher files, including an extensive file on Charles A. Lindbergh, along with correspondence, writings, personal and family papers, memorabilia, and other files documenting his career as a major American publisher in the 20th century, his creative pursuits in fiction and nonfiction, and his interest in Yugoslav literature and textbook publishing.
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Subseries 6A: Personal and Family Memorabilia, 1815-1996 (mostly 1939-1996)

This subseries consists of clippings, photographs, correspondence, printed materials, and legal documents regarding personal and family matters. Contents include correspondence with Jovanovich's immediate family, as well as with distant relatives in Yugoslavia and Poland, documents about his father's estate, family photographs, a collection of materials from Serbia and Montenegro and from Jovanovich's service during World War II. Of note is a small group of manuscripts collected by Jovanovich regarding the Vivian family and the Battle of Waterloo.
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Series 6: Biographical Materials, 1815-2002 (mostly 1939-2002)

This series documents William Jovanovich's personal and family life and career history. Transcriptions and recordings of interviews with Jovanovich, articles focusing on his biography and career trajectory, publicity materials, and correspondence related to his many honorary degrees and awards reflect Jovanovich's public life, while personal and family memorabilia, correspondence, and a collection of materials related to Serbia and Montenegro document his private interests, collecting habits, and family history.
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William Jovanovich Papers, 1815-2006 (mostly 1950-1996)

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William Jovanovich (1920-2001) was an American publisher, author, and businessman, who led the publishing firm Harcourt Brace Jovanovich from 1954 to 1991, as president and later as chief executive officer. The collection consists of Jovanovich's author and publisher files, including an extensive file on Charles A. Lindbergh, along with correspondence, writings, personal and family papers, memorabilia, and other files documenting his career as a major American publisher in the 20th century, his creative pursuits in fiction and nonfiction, and his interest in Yugoslav literature and textbook publishing.

David Laurence Pierson Scrapbooks, 1817-1953 (mostly 1927-1937)

C0547 6 boxes 5.8 linear feet
Consists of twenty scrapbook volumes (1927-1937) of letters, documents, photographs, newspapers clippings, and printed matter concerning the observance of Constitution Day (Sept. 17), compiled by David Laurence Pierson, who was instrumental in getting national recognition for that day.
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Willard Thorp and Margaret Farrand Thorp Papers, 1886-1981 (mostly 1930-1970)

C0292 33 boxes 14.1 linear feet
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Consists of material which reflects the long careers of American educators, authors, and literary critics Willard and Margaret Thorp. Willard's papers (1923-1981) include correspondence, writings, class lecture notes, documents, journals and diaries, printed matter, photographs, and papers of others during his writing and teaching years at Princeton University. Margaret's papers (1917-1960) include writings, correspondence, journals, notebooks, and family sketchbooks and photographs.
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Subseries 2A: Writings and Lectures, 1819-1951

Consists of Margaret's writings and lectures, including drafts of Charles Kingsley, 1819-1875 and Female Persuasion: Six Strong-Minded Women, notes of her subjects' lives, articles in various journals, magazines, and newspapers (1919-1924), such as The Smith Alumnae Quarterly, the Christian Science Monitor, Scribner's Magazine, and the New York Evening Post, and lectures on her writings, such as "The Lily and the Bloomer."

Arthur C. Warner Papers, 1927-2003 (mostly 1946-2000)

MC219 42 boxes
Arthur Cyrus Warner (1918-2007) was a prominent figure in the gay liberation movement, focusing his efforts on legal reform to protect the civil liberties of the gay community. Warner's papers document his involvement in legal reform and other issues pertaining to gay rights. The papers largely consist of legislative and court documents about cases affecting gay civil liberties, and related memoranda, correspondence, and writings.

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.
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Series 2: Copies, 1901-1978

Consists of the research material compiled by William Murphy, Glenn O'Malley, and Donald Torchiana, primarily typed transcripts and photocopies of the original correspondence by Yeats in the collection, as well as other correspondence by, to, and about Yeats. The majority of the transcripts and photocopies (with the exception of part of the John Quinn material) are housed in individual folders. These folders are arranged alphabetically, and then chronologically as explained in series I. A large portion is dedicated to the correspondence between John Quinn and Yeats, as well as Quinn and others, from the John Quinn Memorial Collection in the New York Public Library. The part of the John Quinn material not organized as above, includes photocopies from microfilm and autographed transcripts grouped separately in large folders. There are also files concerning the relationship between Yeats and Padraic Colum, miscellaneous research material, and microfilm of the Quinn letters.

Archives of Henry Holt and Company, 1859-1981 (mostly 1890-1943)

C0100 191 boxes 435 Volumes 133 linear feet
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Henry Holt was a prominent publisher in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection consists of correspondence and manuscripts of authors published by the company, various bookkeeping records, and a collection of photographs, publicity materials, and clippings about Robert Frost.
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Princeton Artwork Collection, circa 1820-1990

AC376 9 boxes 3 folders
This collection comprises paintings, drawings, prints, cartoons, and other original artwork and reproductions representing the Princeton campus, its dezinens, sporting and other events, and symbols of the school.

Herman Melville Collection, 1846-1956

C0321 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of copies of letters by American author Herman Melville that were used by Willard Thorp in his selection of Melville's writings published as Representative Selections (1938), as well as other material about Melville.
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Lulu Glaser Papers, 1821-1966 (mostly 1895-1917)

TC033 95 boxes 56.6 linear feet
The Lulu Glaser Papers contains various artifacts, letters, photographs, and other items belonging to Lulu Glaser, a popular singer and actress during the early 1900s. Glaser starred in a couple Broadway plays in the 1890s and later opened the Lulu Glaser Opera Company in 1900, where she produced a number of operas before retiring from performing in 1917. Collection includes materials relating to Glaser's many productions as well as offers insights into her personal life before and after retirement.
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Lulu Glaser Papers, 1821-1966 (mostly 1895-1917)

The Lulu Glaser Papers contains various artifacts, letters, photographs, and other items belonging to Lulu Glaser, a popular singer and actress during the early 1900s. Glaser starred in a couple Broadway plays in the 1890s and later opened the Lulu Glaser Opera Company in 1900, where she produced a number of operas before retiring from performing in 1917. Collection includes materials relating to Glaser's many productions as well as offers insights into her personal life before and after retirement.

James Creese Papers, 1822-1960

C0412 5 boxes 2.1 linear feet
Consists of some undergraduate and graduate papers of James Creese (Princeton Class of 1918), as well as papers from his tenures as successive presidents of the Stevens and Drexel Institutues of Technology.
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Harold B. Hoskins Papers, 1822-1982

MC221 17 boxes
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Harold Boies Hoskins was a businessman, diplomat, and educator working in Middle Eastern affairs. This collection consists of correspondence, diaries, notes, photographs, publications, maps, and professional files that document Hoskins' personal and professional activities, as well as the Hoskins family.

Selected Papers of Smith Thompson, 1823-1949

C0354 2 boxes 2.0 linear feet
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Consists of documents and correspondence of Smith Thompson (Princeton Class of 1788) covering, for the most part, the years (1823-1843) when he served on the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Joseph Jefferson Collection, 1823-1976 (mostly 1829-1905)

TC132 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905) was an American actor and author. His collection consists of biographical newspaper clippings, 2 copies of his Autobiography, theatrical criticism and approbation, and clippings on family matters.
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Charles W. Yost Papers, circa 1790-2015 (mostly 1930-1980)

MC193 25 boxes
Charles W. Yost (1907-1981) led a varied career as a diplomat, United Nations representative, writer, and scholar. He was a member of the foreign service intermittently between 1930 and 1971, after which time he devoted himself full-time to writing and teaching. Yost's papers document his professional life in the Foreign Service, as well as his time in academia, and include his correspondence, writings, and photographs.

Edward Livingston Papers, 1683-1877 (mostly 1764-1836)

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

Syllabi and Course Materials Collection, 1826-2005

AC333 33 boxes
The Syllabi and Course Materials Collection brings together original materials from the university archives that document the content of classes taught at Princeton University.
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Series 2: Syllabi Removed from the Princetoniana Collection, 1826-1947

Series 2: Syllabi Removed from the Princetoniana Collection, 1826-1947 (bulk 1850-1920) consists of printed syllabi and lecture notes that at some point were classified as part of the library's Princetoniana collection under call numbers starting with P435. Almost all of the items were printed specifically for use by students in classes at Princeton, and are based on lectures given by Princeton professors. They cover a broad range of subjects, including subjects no longer taught at Princeton, such as Law.
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Series 3: Course Materials removed from Lecture Notes Collection, 1833-1948

These course materials were removed from the Lecture Notes Collection (AC052), as they are not notes taken by students. Some material in this grouping may never have been in the Lecture Notes Collection but was stored together with material that was. Some are professors' notes for lectures, some are problem sets or laboratory instructions kept by students.

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.
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Alumni Association Records, 1826-2016

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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.
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Series 1: National Organizations, 1827-2011

Series 1: National Organizations, 1826-2008 contains records of the Alumni Association of Nassau Hall, the Committee of Fifty, the Graduate Council and the Alumni Council, as well as the current Alumni Association of Princeton University and its many committees. This series also includes a significant amount of material about reunions.

Ananda K. Coomaraswamy Papers, 1827-1970 (mostly 1917-1947)

C0038 93 boxes
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Ananda K. Coomaraswamy was a noted art historian and champion of Ceylonese and Indian culture. This collection covers a broad spectrum of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy's work in the fields of art history, philosophy, religion, and social criticism.
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Mounted and Oversize Prints, 1827-1947

Unsorted oversize and mounted black-and-white prints, 14x18" and smaller, showing temples, sculptures, and artwork. Most are undated, though some contain detailed captions on the back. Includes photographs of temples and artwork at Sanchi, Agra, Java, Ellora, Mount Abu, Pattadakal and more.
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Photographs of Indic Temples and Artwork, 1827-1969 (mostly 1906-1948)

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This subseries consists primarily of photographs of Indic temples and religious artwork, sculptures, figures, drawings, textiles, jewelry, inscriptions, coins, patterns, dancers, theater actors, and people, primarily from India, and also from Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Cambodia, Java, Siam (Thailand), China, Bali, Afghanistan, Burma, Assyria, Greece, Nepal, Persia (Iran), Tibet, Sumatra, Japan, Korea, Laos, Egypt, Turkey, Bhutan, Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, Morocco, and Nigeria. Photographs show temples and artwork dating from the 3rd century B.C. until the 19th century. Though some photographs were taken by Coomaraswamy, most were collected from miscellaneous photographers, museums, and archaeological institutions, and many are unattributed.
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Photographs, Illustrations, 1827-1969 (mostly 1906-1948)

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Consists primarily of photographs of Indic temples, artwork, and dance, collected by Coomaraswamy as part of his ongoing research on Indian art and religion, and during his long career as a curator at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Some photographs of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy and glass slides are also included. There is also a collection of negatives documenting his travels.

Alfred and Mary Gwinn Hodder Papers, 1875-1941

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

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

T. H. Vail Motter Papers, 1901-1970 (mostly 1912-1969)

C0670 10 boxes 7.6 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts and correspondence reflecting the historical and literary interests of American military historian T. H. Vail Motter (Princeton Class of 1922).

Blair Family Papers, 1829-1977 (mostly 1829-1945)

C1569 5 boxes 3.5 linear feet
Consists of a group of family papers and genealogical research collected by members of the Blair family, a prominent political family in the United States in the 19th century. Materials relate to Francis Preston Blair Sr. (1791-1876) and his descendents, including Frank P. (Francis Preston) Blair Jr., Apolline Alexander Blair, Francis Preston Blair III, Andrew A. Blair, James L. Blair, Gist Blair, Emily Blair Henrotin, and others. Included are correspondence, documents, genealogical research, photographs, printed materials, and writings related to politics, military service, family history, and domestic life.
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Blair Family Papers, 1829-1977 (mostly 1829-1945)

Consists of a group of family papers and genealogical research collected by members of the Blair family, a prominent political family in the United States in the 19th century. Materials relate to Francis Preston Blair Sr. (1791-1876) and his descendents, including Frank P. (Francis Preston) Blair Jr., Apolline Alexander Blair, Francis Preston Blair III, Andrew A. Blair, James L. Blair, Gist Blair, Emily Blair Henrotin, and others. Included are correspondence, documents, genealogical research, photographs, printed materials, and writings related to politics, military service, family history, and domestic life.

Julia Burt Atteberry Papers, 1829-1979 (mostly 1911-1973)

C0226 5 boxes 1.8 linear feet
Julia Burt Atteberry was the daughter of Maxwell Struthers Burt (Princeton Class of 1904) and Katharine Newlin Burt, who were both writers and established one of the first "dude" ranches in the West. This collection consists of correspondence between various members of the Burt family and some of their manuscripts, miscellaneous correspondence, documents, and journals.
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Julia Burt Atteberry Papers, 1829-1979 (mostly 1911-1973)

Julia Burt Atteberry was the daughter of Maxwell Struthers Burt (Princeton Class of 1904) and Katharine Newlin Burt, who were both writers and established one of the first "dude" ranches in the West. This collection consists of correspondence between various members of the Burt family and some of their manuscripts, miscellaneous correspondence, documents, and journals.

William Beebe Papers, 1830-1961 (mostly 1920-1959)

C0661 22 boxes 9.2 linear feet
Consists of papers of American naturalist William Beebe, primarily relating to his association with the New York Zoological Society (NYZS).