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Beer Jacket Designs collection, 1917-1979

AC313 2 boxes
Among Princeton University traditions, the Beer Jacket worn by graduating seniors stands as one of the most unique and most enduring. The collection consists of materials documenting the evolution of beer jacket designs throughout the greater part of the 20th century.

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

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

F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers, 1897-1944

C0187 32.45 linear feet in 61 containers
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The F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers (C0187) is a comprehensive literary archive containing the original manuscripts, working drafts, corrected galleys, personal and professional correspondence, autobiographical scrapbooks, photographs, and other original materials of F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), Princeton Class of 1917.

Robert J. Sommers 1928 Alaska Tour Album and Related Materials, 1921-1972 (mostly 1928)

C1692 1.75 linear feet 1 box
Consists of a photograph album, loose photographs, and clippings belonging to Robert J. Sommers (1881-1972), primarily documenting his work as a highway engineer in Alaska in the late 1920s, as well as some materials related to his personal life and career as a civil engineer and businessman involved in construction. Of note is a photograph album documenting a tour of Alaska made in 1928 by Sommers with Governor George A. Parks and Major Malcolm Elliott.
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Robert J. Sommers 1928 Alaska Tour Album and Related Materials, 1921-1972 (mostly 1928)

Consists of a photograph album, loose photographs, and clippings belonging to Robert J. Sommers (1881-1972), primarily documenting his work as a highway engineer in Alaska in the late 1920s, as well as some materials related to his personal life and career as a civil engineer and businessman involved in construction. Of note is a photograph album documenting a tour of Alaska made in 1928 by Sommers with Governor George A. Parks and Major Malcolm Elliott.

American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 2, 1947-1995

MC001-02 12 items
The American Civil Liberties Union Records document the activities of the Union in protecting individual rights from 1920 through 1995. The files contain materials on freedom of speech, expression, and association; due process of law; equality before the law; legal case files; and organizational records. Within these categories files reflect subject areas such as academic freedom, censorship, racial discrimination, aliens' rights, privacy concerns, labor concerns, amnesty, and government loyalty and security. The files reflect work on litigation, advocacy and public policy, and subject files on various areas of interest connected with civil liberties. Materials include correspondence, court documents, memoranda, printed matter, minutes, reports, briefs, and legal files. Also included are materials from ACLU affiliate organizations, and the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee. Subgroup 2, Series 2, 3, and 4 have been digitized and are available for members of the Princeton community to view here. To view the database from outside Princeton University, please see the Guide to the American Civil Liberties Union Records.
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American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 2, 1947-1995

The American Civil Liberties Union Records document the activities of the Union in protecting individual rights from 1920 through 1995. The files contain materials on freedom of speech, expression, and association; due process of law; equality before the law; legal case files; and organizational records. Within these categories files reflect subject areas such as academic freedom, censorship, racial discrimination, aliens' rights, privacy concerns, labor concerns, amnesty, and government loyalty and security. The files reflect work on litigation, advocacy and public policy, and subject files on various areas of interest connected with civil liberties. Materials include correspondence, court documents, memoranda, printed matter, minutes, reports, briefs, and legal files. Also included are materials from ACLU affiliate organizations, and the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee. Subgroup 2, Series 2, 3, and 4 have been digitized and are available for members of the Princeton community to view here. To view the database from outside Princeton University, please see the Guide to the American Civil Liberties Union Records.

J. Paul Baldeagle Papers, 1915-1970

WC034 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a small group of papers of J. Paul Baldeagle (Princeton University Class of 1923), a South Dakota-born Sioux, who was a schoolteacher for 35 years at William MacFarland High School in Bordentown, New Jersey, as well as a Native American rights activist.

Office of Athletic Communication Records, 1879-2002

AC206 35 boxes 1 folder 1 websites
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The Office of Athletic Communications is the division of Princeton University's Department of Athletics which is responsible for publications, media relations, and other communications needs related to Princeton's intercollegiate sports teams and student athletes. The records contain game-day programs, media guides, press releases, statistics, photographs, and files on notable Princeton athletes.

Dean Mathey Papers, 1896-2010 (mostly 1906-1972)

AC369 7 boxes
Dean Mathey (d. 1972), Class of 1912, was a member of the Board of Trustees and an ardent supporter of the University. The collection documents Mathey's familial relationships, service to Princeton, tennis career and other activities from his undergraduate days to the end of his life.

Albert Mathias Friend Papers, 1913-1955

C0924 12 boxes
Albert Mathias Friend, Jr. (Princeton Class of 1915), was an officer and a scholar. Friend served in World War I and then did his graduate studies in art and architecture in Europe, studying and salvaging the great works of art and architecture that may have been damaged by the fighting. He then worked with Harvard's Dumbarton Oaks Research Library before becoming a professor at Princeton University. The collection contains notes and course materials from Friend's time as a student and as a professor, correspondence, and some of his research materials, photographs, and negatives, focusing on medieval art and architecture in Greece, Rome, and other Mediterranean cultures.

James Hugh Keeley, Jr. Papers, 1898-1975 (mostly 1921-1975)

MC191 59 boxes 2 items
The James H. Keeley Jr. papers document Keeley's career in the Foreign Service from 1920 through the 1960s. Over the course of his career, Keeley served in Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Canada, Greece, Belgium, and Italy.

Arthur Garfield Hays Papers, 1915-1955

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

Princeton University Library Collection of Children's Publishers' and Retailers' Catalogs, circa 1913-2015

COTSEN3 7 boxes 3 linear feet
Advertising material, mostly catalogs, from publishers and sellers of children's books, toys and educational products.
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Historical Photograph Collection, Grounds and Buildings Series, circa 1726-1989

AC111 121 boxes 3 folders 6 items 328 digital files
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The Grounds and Buildings Series of the Historical Photograph Collection contains photographs of the grounds and buildings owned by Princeton University. The photographs date from the late 1850s to the present, with the bulk of the photographs dating from the 1870s to the 1940s. Many of these photographs have been digitized and are searchable in Digital PUL.
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Historical Photograph Collection, Grounds and Buildings Series, circa 1726-1989

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The Grounds and Buildings Series of the Historical Photograph Collection contains photographs of the grounds and buildings owned by Princeton University. The photographs date from the late 1850s to the present, with the bulk of the photographs dating from the 1870s to the 1940s. Many of these photographs have been digitized and are searchable in Digital PUL.

Princeton University Athletics Scrapbooks and Clippings Collection, circa 1914-1967, 1914-1967

AC404 2 boxes
Organized competitive athletics appeared on the Princeton campus in the 1850s and 1860s through the formation of intramural and intercollegiate athletics clubs which evolved over the ensuing century into the modern collegiate athletic system. The collection consists of scrapbooks and sets of clippings about sports and athletes at Princeton.
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Princeton University Athletics Scrapbooks and Clippings Collection, circa 1914-1967, 1914-1967

Organized competitive athletics appeared on the Princeton campus in the 1850s and 1860s through the formation of intramural and intercollegiate athletics clubs which evolved over the ensuing century into the modern collegiate athletic system. The collection consists of scrapbooks and sets of clippings about sports and athletes at Princeton.

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.

Archivo de Jorge Díaz, circa 1910-2017 (mostly 1960-2007)

C1643 54 boxes 2 items
La colección consiste en manuscritos de las obras literarias de Jorge Díaz (particularmente obras teatrales, pero también incluye narrativa y poesía), guiones de radio y televisión, traducciones, correspondencia, fotografías, archivos digitales, documentos personales, y material impreso relacionado a su trabajo.
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Jacques Roumani Research Files on Libya, circa 1910-1990

C1708 5 linear feet 5 boxes
Consists of research files, primarily government records, of scholar and author Jacques Roumani (1944-2016) on Libya during the period of Italian colonization.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Julian Street Materials, 1904-1967

C1220 2 boxes 2.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, printed material, and family papers belonging or related to the American author and playwright Julian Street .
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Street Family Portraits, Coat of Arms, and Genealogical Notes, circa 1910-1961

Consists of a group of family materials, including two pencil portraits of Julian Street and first wife, Ada Hilt Street, drawn and signed by illustrator James Montgomery Flagg (1910); two lithographed portraits of Street family 18th century forebears (John Lockman and his daughter, Kitty Lockman); a Baron Thomas Dacré Lennard coat-of-arms; Street's genealogical notes (circa 1940s); and a guest list for the Julian Street Library dedication (1961).

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.

Joseph Coy Green Papers, circa 1907-1977 (mostly 1931-1953)

MC065 41 boxes
Joseph Coy Green (Princeton Class of 1908) served in a number of State Department positions, including his appointment as special representative to the International Institute of Agriculture in Rome (1931), chairman of the Armaments Commission (1944-1946), member of the U.S. Mission to observe the elections in Greece (1946), director of the Foreign Service Board of Examiners, and ambassador to Jordan (1952-1953). Included in this collection are correspondence, journals, scrapbooks, diaries, reports, notes, and printed matter.
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Joseph Coy Green Papers, circa 1907-1977 (mostly 1931-1953)

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

Selected Papers of Edward T. Chase, 1904-2002 (mostly 1979-2002)

C1348 4 boxes 1 folder 3.67 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of Edward T. Chase (1919-2005) including correspondence, manuscripts and other documents relating to Chase's professional career as a book editor at several New York publishing companies spanning the years 1972-1995.
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Roger Nash Baldwin Papers, 1885-1996 (mostly 1911-1981)

MC005 33 boxes
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The Roger Nash Baldwin Papers document the life and career of Roger Baldwin (1884-1981), a prominent and active American civil libertarian for almost all of his prodigiously long life. Baldwin is remembered first and foremost as a founder of the American Civil Liberties Union. Many of the papers in this collection document his involvement with the conscientious objection movement that served as the forerunner to the ACLU and with the Union itself. He served as both its executive director from its foundation in 1920 to his retirement in 1950 and as an advisor from that date until his death in 1981. However, Baldwin cast his net much wider than just the ACLU. During the 1920s and 1930s, he was involved with various left-wing political organizations, including the Industrial Workers of the World. Following the end of World War II, he served as an advisor to the U.S. Army and the United Nations in Germany, Austria, Japan, and Korea, guiding the establishment of democracy in those countries, and he was for many years chair of the International League for the Rights of Man. He spoke and wrote widely, most often on issues of civil liberties and human rights, and also taught periodically throughout his life. The papers, which include correspondence, memos, writings, notes, and photographs, document all aspects of his public life, as well as some portion of his personal life.

Charles Ruas Papers, 1860-2020 (mostly 1974-1990)

C1372 25 boxes 21 linear feet 9.8 GB 293 digital files
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Charles Ruas is an American author, interviewer, editor, literary and art critic, and French translator, who served as the Director of the Drama and Literature Department for New York's Pacifica radio station WBAI-FM in the late 1970s and interviewed writers for radio broadcast and print, including Toni Morrison, Michel Foucault, Carlos Fuentes, Eudora Welty, Susan Sontag, Truman Capote, Buckminster Fuller, Andy Warhol, Mario Vargas Llosa, and others. Included are photographs and documents on Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs, the St. Marks poetry project, and avant-garde artists and performers. The papers include transcripts and audiocassette tapes of Ruas's interviews with authors and artists, as well as typescripts and galleys of work by writers Ruas edited, including Marguerite Young, and some related photographs, notes, recordings, and correspondence. There are also some translations and other writings by Charles Ruas, as well as a collection of family photographs and papers documenting the history of his family in Tianjin, China, from the 1860s through the mid-20th century.
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Photographs, 1924-2019

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Consists of photographic prints, contact sheets, and negatives, primarily in black-and-white, including shots taken in the WBAI studio in New York City, as well as promotional photographs and portraits gifted to Ruas by authors and artists with whom he worked. Most of the photographs taken in the WBAI studio are by Joan Schwartz, including images of various authors reading from Marguerite Young's Miss MacIntosh, My Darling, as well as a number of photographs of poets reading at a New Year's Eve poetry reading at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery in 1975. In addition to containing photographs of many of the writers and artists reflected elsewhere throughout this collection, musicians and composers like Patti Smith, Lou Reed, and Phillip Glass are also represented in this group of photographs. Also of note is a group of portraits and photographs of performances by Babette Mangolte. While most photographic materials in the collection are described here, some, which were originally kept with manuscript materials and ephemera, are described with the general Author and Artist Files.

Edmund Wilson Letters to Margaret Rullman, circa 1900-1977 1950-1971 (mostly 1950-1971)

C0186 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of over thirty letters and cards from American literary critic Edmund Wilson (Princeton Class of 1916) to Margaret Rullman, a childhood friend.
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Graduate School Records, 1870-2015 (mostly 1890-1995)

AC127 77 boxes 6511 digital files 1 websites
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The Graduate School at Princeton offers masters and doctorate programs in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. The Graduate School Records consist of minutes, correspondence, reports, writings, applications, surveys, and memoranda, as well as forms, course listings, and information on examinations and fees.

Evelyn Schuyler Schaeffer Family Papers, 1835-1969

C1565 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of manuscripts and correspondence of author Evelyn Schuyler Schaeffer (1846-1942). Also included in the collection are the papers of her father, George Washington Schuyler (1810-1888), and her maternal uncle, Charles Scribner (1821-1871), founder of the publishing firm Charles Scribner's Sons.
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Historical Postcard Collection, circa 1890-1960

AC045 5 boxes
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The Historical Postcard Collection documents the buildings and environs of the Princeton University campus in the form of picture postcards. Featuring both monochrome and color postcards, the bulk of the collection ranges in date from 1900 through the 1960s. Many of the postcards have been digitized and are searchable through Digital PUL.
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James Franklin Supplee III '1941 Postcards of Campus Buildings, circa 1900-1950

17 postcards collected by James Franklin Supplee III '1941 that contain photographs of noted campus buildings, structures, and landmarks, including: Palmer Memorial Stadium the Sun Dial the School of Science Dod Hall Proctor Memorial Hall the Baseball Field Postcards are undated, but likely originate from the first half of the 20th century.

Robert Judson Clark Papers, 1741-1997

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

Percival W. Petch Papers, circa 1900-1953

C1584 1 box
Consists primarily of an unpublished manuscript, dating from 1917 to 1919, along with clippings and a few original photographs documenting the experiences of Percival William Petch (1886-1940), a British army officer who was stationed along the Macedonian Front during World War I.
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Phillips Family Papers, circa 1880-1973 (mostly 1900-1940)

C1387 6 boxes 4.0 linear feet
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Consists of photographs, manuscripts, diaries, and ephemera relating to Edward H. Phillips (1868-1944), his wife Marie Kempton Phillips (1881-1946), and their daughter Jean Sarah Phillips (1908–1985) that document ranch life in and around Montana around the turn of the 20th century as well as Ed Phillips' involvement in Wild West shows, including Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, and his career as a Hollywood actor.
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Phillips Family Papers, circa 1880-1973 (mostly 1900-1940)

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Consists of photographs, manuscripts, diaries, and ephemera relating to Edward H. Phillips (1868-1944), his wife Marie Kempton Phillips (1881-1946), and their daughter Jean Sarah Phillips (1908–1985) that document ranch life in and around Montana around the turn of the 20th century as well as Ed Phillips' involvement in Wild West shows, including Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, and his career as a Hollywood actor.

Hamilton Cottier Papers, 1752-1977

C0594 17 boxes 8 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, account books (1925-1975), financial papers, and printed matter of Hamilton Cottier (Princeton Class of 1922, professor of English, 1925-1962), and material relating to "Southlawn," the home of his father, Alonzo Cottier, in Scarsdale, N.Y.

Historical Photograph Collection: Slides series, circa 1899-1980

AC378 42 boxes
Consists of several hundred lantern slides containing images of Princeton University, primarily the campus and buildings.

Board of Trustees Records, 1746-2023

AC120 76 boxes 1 folder 387 Volumes
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This collection provides the most basic source of information about Princeton University's governing body. In addition to minutes of the Trustees' meetings, the collection contains related papers and reports, organized according to purpose.

Henry Norris Russell Papers, 1894-1980 (mostly 1894-1956)

C0045 135 boxes 6 items
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Consists of personal papers of American astronomer Henry Norris Russell (Princeton Class of 1897), including notes kept by Russell as a student at Princeton (1894-1898), lecture notes when a professor at Princeton, and working notes on scientific and military problems.

Eating Clubs Records, 1874-2010

AC019 53 boxes 1 folder 2 items
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The Eating Club Records consist of manuscript and printed material from almost all the clubs. The records of individual eating clubs have been combined with material on Eating Clubs in general. This material includes correspondence, reports, minutes, financial statements, constitutions, and miscellaneous records. Printed material in the records consist of newspaper and magazine clippings, club membership books, and club histories.

Varnum Lansing Collins Papers, 1842-1972

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

Galbraith Ward and Marquand Ward Letters to Margaret Heyerdahl, circa 1890s-1952 (mostly 1905-1918)

AC493 2 boxes
Galbraith Ward, Class of 1915, and Marquand Ward, Class of 1917, were both Princeton graduates who served and died in World War I. This collection consists of many letters and postcards they wrote to their childhood nurse, Margaret Heyerdahl, plus a photograph album compiled after their deaths.
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Sesquicentennial Celebration Records, circa 1887-1993 (mostly 1894-1904)

AC141 17 boxes
The collection consists of materials relating to the three-day Sesquicentennial Celebration in October 1896, at which the College of New Jersey became Princeton University. In addition to ephemera and printed material distributed at the celebration, the collection includes a typescript draft of President Francis Landey Patton's sermon, sesquicentennial memorial books, a published sketchbook, official congratulations from other institutions, and press releases and newspaper clippings reporting the events.
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Sesquicentennial Celebration Records, circa 1887-1993 (mostly 1894-1904)

The collection consists of materials relating to the three-day Sesquicentennial Celebration in October 1896, at which the College of New Jersey became Princeton University. In addition to ephemera and printed material distributed at the celebration, the collection includes a typescript draft of President Francis Landey Patton's sermon, sesquicentennial memorial books, a published sketchbook, official congratulations from other institutions, and press releases and newspaper clippings reporting the events.
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Celebration Materials, 1887-1993

Celebration Materials, circa 1887-1993, collects invitations, programs, mass mailings, event notices, pins, and correspondence relating to the celebration (similar materials can be found in the first scrapbook in Series 4). A typed draft of President Francis Landey Patton's sesquicentennial sermon with corrections, a photograph album of the event, and a published book of sketches from the celebration by William Silas Whitehead can be found in this series as well.

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

C1658 11.65 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence, photograph albums, lantern slides, printed material, sermon drafts, and film reels documenting the years DuBois S. Morris (Class of 1893) spent as a Presbyterian missionary in Eastern China during the late 1800s through the 1920s.
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Correspondence, Reports, Sermons, and Artwork-Related Documents, 1896-1968

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

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

Norm Flayderman Collection of George E. Albee Materials, circa 1864-2007

C1558 4 boxes 2.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of United States Army officer George E. Albee's correspondence along with other papers, including a diary documenting his service with the 41st Infantry Regiment during the Indian Wars of 1869, which earned him the Medal of Honor. Some research files on Albee and his antiquean arms collection are also included.
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Office of the Dean of the College Records, 1919-2015

AC149 233 boxes 26 items 1 websites
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The Office of the Dean of the College is charged with overseeing undergraduate admission, curriculum, and academic development. The records document the work of the Dean of the College and the office staff, as well as faculty, students, alumni, and trustees whose work and interests have fallen under the domain of the Office of the Dean of the College. This record group contains annual reports, meeting minutes, departmental records, and correspondence.

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.

Princetoniana Collection, circa 1870-2009

AC108 850 linear feet
Each volume or set of volumes in the Princetoniania Collection is represented in the Princeton University Library Main Catalog, which is searchable by title, author, or call number.
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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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Princeton University Library Collection of Circus Miscellany, 1837-1982

TC118 17 boxes 9.1 linear feet
The Miscellaneous Circus Collection consists of subject files on all aspects of the circus: acts, organizations, and specific performers and circuses. Included are photographs, manuscripts, programs, broadsides, posters, scrapbooks, clippings, and other ephemera.
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Circus Periodicals, Broadsides, and Other Ephemera, circa 1870-1970

Consists of broadsides, programs, posters, periodicals, clippings, scrapbooks and scrapbook pages, a photograph, engravings, and a blueprint, spanning the years 1870-1963, with the majority of materials from 1944. A small amount of the broadsides and posters are in Spanish, along with a German periodical. One of the scrapbooks is associated with the Schoene family. Some of the periodicals and newspapers in this addition include issues of Illustrated Circus Life, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, and Sawdust and Spangles. Some of the circuses and performance groups represented in the publicity materials (broadsides, posters, programs, etc.) include Welch's National Circus and Theatre, Rose Kilian Great Southern Shows, Lewis Bros. 3 Ring Circus, and Spalding and Rogers' Circus.

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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Subseries 3F: Photographs, circa 1860-1949

Consist of numerous loose and framed photographs, including approximately 400 cartes-de-visite (some of which are from the studios of Matthew Brady and M.P. Simons) and a couple of daguerreotypes, and several photograph albums belonging to Arnold Guyot, Constance Cameron (A. Guyot Cameron's sister), Henry Clay Cameron, and A. Guyot Cameron. A majority of the photographs depict family members; friends, such as Jane Link and Lucy Russell, as well as those likely unaffiliated with the Cameron and Guyot families, such as prominent American politicians and members of European royal families, are also represented.

Lehmann Family Papers, 1649-1990 (mostly 1930-1975)

C0746 173 boxes
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John Lehmann was an English author, poet, journalist, editor, and publisher. His papers consist of letters from his literary friends, the correspondence of his family since the nineteenth century, manuscripts of his publications, financial and domestic files, and personal memorabilia.

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

C0908 6 boxes 12.8 linear feet 1 oversize folders
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The Early Photographs of Greece Collection is an open collection for general photographs of sites and subjects in Greece. Included are panoramic photographs of the Parthenon, Athens, and Smyrna, along with other photographs of Greece.
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University Land Records, 1752-1992 (mostly 1752-1860)

AC028 10 boxes 1 folder
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The University Land Records consist of deeds, mortgages, bonds, other legal papers, and maps concerning the acquisition, disposition, or description of University properties. The records document the physical expansion of the University from its earliest period through the acquisition of large tracts of land in the 20th century, including the properties around Carnegie Lake and numerous farms. A portion of the papers relate to research conducted by Professor Gerald Breese for his book Princeton University Land, 1752-1984 (1986).

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.