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Charles Coulston Gillispie Collection, 1779-1990 (mostly 1782-1826)

C0696 8 boxes
Consists of the working papers used by Charles Coulston Gillispie while researching his book The Montgolfier Brothers and the Invention of Aviation, 1783-1784 (1983).
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Bernardo Ortiz de Montellano Papers, 1909-1979 (mostly 1919-1947)

C0664 6 boxes 2.5 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts of poems, short stories, essays, and criticism, and correspondence by Ortiz de Montellano; correspondence, manuscripts of poetry, and typescript copies of poetry, short stories, and essays by others; and printed material.

Alexander Autograph Collection, 1527-1937 (mostly 1775-1915)

C0202 3 boxes
Consists of approximately 500 miscellaneous letters relating to the Alexander family of Princeton, N.J., including autograph letters collected by them.
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Samuel McCoy Papers, 1868-1964 (mostly 1915-1963)

C0020 29 boxes
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Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, drawings, and other material of the author, journalist, and Princeton graduate (Class of 1905) Samuel Duff McCoy (1882-1964).

Victor Gollancz Author Files, 1931-1997

C1467 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of the British publisher Victor Gollancz's author files on Miguel Ángel Asturias, Edith Sitwell, and Richard Wright.

Budd Schulberg Papers, 1936-1967

C0340 34 boxes 1 item 12.9 linear feet
Consists of writings, correspondence, and miscellanea of the American novelist, playwright, screenwriter and biographer Budd Schulberg (1914-2009 ).

Emily Hale Letters from T. S. Eliot, 1895-1965 (mostly 1931-1940)

C0686 14 boxes
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Consists mostly of letters from British-American poet T.S. Eliot to Emily Hale (1891-1969), a teacher, actress, and close friend of Eliot's. Also included are copies of typescripts by Eliot, photographs, ephemera, and a brief narrative of the relationship between the two penned by Hale.

Sir Israel Gollancz Correspondence, 1890-1948 (mostly 1915-1929)

C1079 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
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Consists primarily of letters (approximately 500) from contemporaries of English editor and publisher Sir Israel Gollancz.

Herbert S. Gorman Papers, 1909-1960

C0122 7 boxes
The Herbert S. Gorman Papers consists, for the most part, of manuscripts, galleys, and notes for six of Gorman's historical novels, but includes some photographs of Gorman, bibliographies of his works, and a small amount of correspondence.

Nikos Pappas and Rita Boumē Papa Papers, 1932-1988

C0878 6 boxes 2.4 linear feet
Consists of personal papers of the Greek poets and writers, Nikos Pappas and his wife, Rita Boumē Papa, including correspondence, autograph manuscripts and typescripts of published and unpublished poetry, articles, talks, clippings, and other printed material.
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Desmond Harmsworth Family Papers, circa 1870-1988

C1302 9 boxes 4.3 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of Desmond Harmsworth (1903-1990) and other members of the Harmsworth Family, including manuscripts, correspondence, and legal and business documents between Desmond Harmsworth Limited and The Nonesuch Press.
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Roger Hinks Papers, 1932-1968

C0369 11 boxes
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The collection consists of the original diaries (with typed transcriptions) of art historian Roger Hinks, with early and final drafts of The Gymnasium of the Mind: The Journals of Roger Hinks, 1933-1963 (1984), the publication edited by John Goldsmith that resulted from them. Included are some related correspondence, photographs, and estate material.

Enoch Morgan's Sons Co. Collection, 1844-1987

C1098 18 boxes 13.3 linear feet
Consists of records of the nineteenth-century New York City-based soap manufacturer Enoch Morgan's Sons Company, including business records, correspondence, and advertising and promotional materials for Sapolio soap, its best known product.

Clive Bell Correspondence, 1922-1962

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

Hereward Carrington Papers, 1899-1973 (mostly 1908-1932)

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

Robert Kilburn Root Papers, 1914-1950

C0674 16 boxes 7.9 linear feet
Consists of scholar Robert K. Root's manuscript and notes for his annotated edition of Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde (1926), as well as six diaries he kept between the years 1914 and 1920.

Peyton Houston Papers, 1925-1994 (mostly 1950-1990)

C0831 60 boxes 2 items
Peyton Houston (Princeton Class of 1932) worked with the New York investment company Equity Corporation for forty years, while pursuing a career in poetry and freelance writing on the side. His papers include some of his poetry notebooks and drafts and manuscripts of his published works. The collection also contains his correspondence with family and friends, writers and publishers, and photocopied correspondence with Peter Yates. Some drafts of Yates' work and some personal memorabilia of Houston's complete the collection.

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.

George S. Rigby, Jr., Collection of Anthony Trollope, 1837-1939

C1582 3 boxes 0.83 linear feet
Consists of primarily correspondence of author Anthony Trollope and associates, as well as manuscript material, photographs, and drawings of Trollope.
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Bernard M. Dwork Papers, 1950-1992

C0983 10 boxes
Consists of a chronological series of 101 mathematical notebooks (1958-1997) of Princeton mathematician Bernard M. Dwork.

Rodolfo Alonso Correspondence and Photographs, 1910-2016 (mostly 1953-2016)

C1439 6 boxes 2.5 linear feet
Rodolfo Alonso is an Argentine poet, translator, essayist, and editor. The collection includes Alonso's correspondence with various Latin American writers including Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Raúl Gustavo Aguirre, Juan Gelman, Augusto Roa Bastos, Juan José Saer, Ernesto Sábato, Lêdo Ivo, Hector Tizón, Edgar Bayley, António Ramos Rosa, Milton de Lima Sousa, and Claudio Magris. In addition, the collection includes photographs of Alonso throughout his career with many Latin American figures as well as a personal collection of his family and travels.

Charles Phelps Smyth Papers, 1918-1985

C0367 16 boxes 9.4 linear feet
Consists of the papers of Princeton chemistry professor Charles Phelps Smyth.
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Alvaro Yunque Correspondence, 1921-1981 (mostly 1924-1979)

C0784 2 boxes 0.9 linear feet
The Alvaro Yunque Correspondence consists of letters, manuscripts of poems, essays and other printed and miscellaneous material by Alvaro Yunque and others.

Vodrey Collection of Arthur Machen Papers, 1915-1972

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

P. J. Conkwright Collection, 1936-1985

C0665 21 boxes 8.8 linear feet
Designer and Typographer, P.J. Conkwright worked at the Princeton University Press from 1939 to 1970. His collection includes biographical material, correspondence, calendars, and other printed material about the Princeton University Press.

Brendan Behan Papers, 1943-1983 (mostly 1943-1963)

C1596 3 boxes
Consists of selected manuscript and typescript drafts, notebooks, and notes, of 20th-century Irish author Brendan Behan (1923-1964), as well as some correspondence and ephemera. The papers constitute the principal archives of the manuscripts of Behan's writings.
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Writings, 1943-1963

Includes handwritten and typed drafts of and notes relating to various works, including books, scripts, short stories, music, articles and essays, and poetry, several of which Behan drafted during his time in Mountjoy Prison and Curragh Camp. Of special note are three manuscripts for Borstal Boy, including two substantial annotated typescripts and a copybook containing what appears to be the earliest preparatory draft written in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, in 1948, as well as notes in Irish relating to the work. (Note that the different versions of Borstal Boy are located within several of the genre types listed here (Books, Scripts, and Miscellaneous Notes).

Irving Malin Papers, 1955-2013

C1587 7 boxes
Consists primarily of correspondence with authors such as Gordon Lish, James Purdy, Cynthia Ozick, and Paul Bowles, among many others, along with some writings and publisher files of American literary critic and professor of literature Irving Malin (1934-2014).
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Thorne Collection of Elias Boudinot, 1734-1924 (mostly 1777-1819)

C0001 4 boxes
Elias Boudinot was an American lawyer and public official who represented New Jersey in the Continental Congress. This collection consists of correspondence, documents, and printed material relating to Boudinot and his family, collected by Langdon K. Thorne.
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J. Bryan Papers, 1935-1985

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

Selected Papers of George Seferis, 1935-1993 (mostly 1940-1970)

C0816 2 boxes 4 items
George Seferis was a Greek diplomat, ambassador, poet and translator. He held various posts with the Royal Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was ambassador to the United Nations, 1956-1957, and to Great Britain, 1957-1962. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1963, and was awarded an honorary degree from Princeton University in 1965.

Exhibitions Collection, 1896-2013 (mostly 1951-2013)

C0918 109 boxes 46.5 linear feet
Consists of material from and about the exhibitions held by the Special Collections in Firestone Library, primarily concerning subjects relating to American and English literature and art.

Walter Lowrie Papers, 1843-1978 (mostly 1891-1959)

C0286 39 boxes 15.6 linear feet
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The collection consists of autobiographical material and other works such as manuscripts of books, sermon outlines, prayers, articles, and essays; correspondence with family during the time Lowrie was in Europe (especially letters to his mother), but also correspondence with friends and colleagues, particularly Howard A. Johnson, a long-time friend and executor of his estate; photographs of religious art presumably used for his books; documents including certificates and agreements with book publishers; printed matter including reprints of published works; and writings and documents created by Howard A. Johnson and other Kierkegaard scholars.

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.

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.
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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.
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Series 5: Additional Papers, 1945-2019

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This series includes additional administrative and academic papers of David Lewis, papers of Stephanie Lewis, family papers, photographs, born-digital files, audiovisual media, and other materials added to the collection following the death of Stephanie Lewis in November 2019. Born-digital files were extracted from optical media and USB drives and contain writings, research, correspondence, and photographs of both David and Stephanie Lewis.
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David Lewis Papers, 1945-2019 (mostly 1960-2001)

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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.

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.

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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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).
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Series 3: Correspondence, 1930 June 20-1953 December 30

This series consists of Stewart's correspondence with professional colleagues and learned societies, such as Stuart C. Dodd, Ralph E. Himstead, George Webber Mixter, G. Edward Pendray, the American Association of University Professors, the Social Research Council, and the Institute of Navigation. This series is organized alphabetically by author or subject.

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.

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.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

Victor Gollancz Publishing Files, 1926-2018

C1617 100 linear feet 105 containers
Consists of author and administrative files of Victor Gollancz Publishing company, including correspondence, publication agreements, and ephemera (e.g. clippings, tearsheets, dust jackets). Some records include those associated with the Left Book Club's operations and Joyce Carol Oates' publications, among others.

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.