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Edgar Lee Masters Collection, 1915-1983

C1035 2 boxes 2.21 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs of noted American poet Edgar Lee Masters.

William Oliver Strunk Collection, 1937-1979

C1081 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of W. Oliver Strunk, who was a professor of music at Princeton University (1937-1966).

Princeton University Library Collection of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, Materials, 1796-1840

C1134 2 boxes 1.8 linear feet
Consists of selected letters and documents of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Alaric A. Watts Correspondence, 1818-1865

C0619 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of nineteenth-century British poet and journalist Alaric A. Watts.

Edmund Wilson Letters to Helen Muchnic, 1941-1972

C0316 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of approximately 197 letters, mostly handwritten, by American literary critic Edmund Wilson to Helen Muchnic.

Alfred A. Woodhull Collection, 1776-1916

C0358 9 boxes 9 linear feet
Consists of works, correspondence, genealogical information, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed works of surgeon and medical inspector Alfred A. Woodhull (Princeton Class of 1856).

Benjamin Franklin Collection, 1753-1771

C1059 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of selected correspondence and documents, both original and copies, of Benjamin Franklin, one of the most prominent of the founders and early political figures and statesmen of the United States.

Olden Family Papers, 1769-1847

C0531 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists mostly of eighteenth-century correspondence and documents of members of the Olden family of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including Benjamin Olden, Ephraim Olden, John Olden, and Samuel Olden.

Selected Papers of Lemuel Cobb, 1753-1824

C0229 2 boxes 2.5 linear feet
Consists of surveying documents, deeds, correspondence, and other material of American surveyor Lemuel Cobb relating, for the most part, to the Boudinot family, particularly the brothers Elias and Elisha and their nephew Tobias.

Istanbul Photographs Collection, circa 1880

C0905 1 box 1.3 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of photographs of Istanbul [Constantinople] and surroundings, most of which are by the Istanbul photography firm of Abdullah Frères.

Edith Hamilton Collection, 1918-1971

C0253 3 boxes 1.35 linear feet
Edith Hamilton was a classics scholar with a particular interest in Greek civilization. The collection consists of typescript and galley proofs of her book The Ever-Present Past, notebooks on classical civilization, and correspondence.

Chile Photographic File, 1984-1990

C0683 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 223 slides and 77 photographs taken during the last years of the Augusto Pinochet regime in Chile.

Princeton University Library Collection of William Sharp Materials, 1887-1907

C1118 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and manuscripts of the Scottish author William Sharp, who is best known for the mystical tales of the Celtic world that he published under the pen name "Fiona Macleod."

Princeton University Library Collection of G. Berggren Photographs, circa 1880-1889

C0981 3 boxes 4.65 linear feet
Consists of photographs of Turkish sites taken by the Swedish photographer G. Berggren.

Princeton University Library Collection of Booth Tarkington Materials, 1903-1947

C0717 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of miscellaneous letters and memorabilia of American novelist and dramatist Booth Tarkington (1869-1946).

Alfred Noyes Collection, 1903-1936

C1148 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters, photographs, and manuscripts of Alfred Noyes.

Gertrude Claytor Collection of Edgar Lee Masters, 1915-1961

C0150 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected material by and about the American poet Edgar Lee Masters, collected by Gertrude Claytor, a friend and fellow poet.

Peggy Liss Collection on Carlos Fuentes, circa 1970s-1992

C1627 2 boxes
The Peggy Liss Collection on Carlos Fuentes consists of photographs, public relations materials, newspaper clippings, reviews, articles, publications, and program outlines pertaining to the collaboration between Peggy K. Liss and Carlos Fuentes on the television documentary series, The Buried Mirror.

William Griffith Collection, 1914-1944

C1339 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters to William Friffith, an American author and editor, from various authors, poets, and editors.

Arthur Machen Collection, 1863-1953 (mostly 1895-1945)

C1120 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of letters and photographs of Arthur Machen, the Welsh-born writer called "the Apostle of Wonder" because of his mastery of the English language and outstanding creation of supernatural fiction.

Ezra Pound Translations of Greek Drama, 1957

C0301 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of typescripts, with holograph emendations, of American poet Ezra Pound's English translations of Sophocles' Electra and The Women of Trachis.

Roger Senhouse Correspondence, 1919-1931

C1093 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence of English editor and publisher Roger Senhouse.

American Lottery Tickets Collection, 1761-1826

C1114 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of forty-five 18th and 19th-century American lottery tickets from nine different states. Before 1790, America had only three incorporated banks; therefore, lotteries were standard sources for public and private financing.

George A. Hulett Papers, 1909-1962

C0460 6 boxes 1 folder 2.5 linear feet
George A. Hulett (Princeton Class of 1892) was a professor of chemistry at Princeton (1909-1935) and authority on "standard cells." The collection consists of his works, correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed matter.

Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington, 1834-1855

C0147 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of some original letters to Blessington and notes used by R. R. Madden in editing The Literary Life and Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington (1855).

Ogden N. Rood Correspondence, 1843-1902

C0602 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters by Ogden N. Rood (Princeton Class of 1852), written from Troy, N. Y.and Munich, Germany.

Princeton University Library Collection of American Revolution Materials, 1765-1783

C1284 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
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Consists of selected correspondence, documents, and other materials related to the U.S. Continental Congress and the American Revolutionary War era. Materials span from the mid-1760s through the early 1780s, and many concern the state of New Jersey, among other areas.

John Ingram and John Godfrey Collection, 1557-1839 (mostly 1819-1834)

C1078 2 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Little is known of the nineteenth-century lives of John Ingram and his son-in-law, John Godfrey, other than that Ingram spent much of his time traveling in Italy and was a patron of Francesco Guardi. The collection includes letters to Ingram as well as notes, maps, and building plans by Ingram and Godfrey, and travel documents collected by Ingram.

C. A. Young Collection, 1873-1897

C0345 4 boxes 1.3 linear feet
Consists, for the most part, of letters written to nineteenth-century Princeton astronomer C. A. Young by other astronomers and scientific instrument makers.
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F. L. Pleadwell Papers, 1880-1973 (mostly 1930-1957)

C0535 2 boxes 1.65 linear feet
Consists, for the most part, of letters received by American physician and collector F. L. Pleadwell and his wife, the former Laura Mell Stith, concerning Pleadwell's collection of autographs and books in the literary and historical fields, but includes an album of letters and other items collected from prominent associates in the medical field.

Lovett Fielding Edwards Papers, 1948-1970s

C1366 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
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Consists of selected papers of English author Lovett F. Edwards.
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Constantinople Records of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, 1750-1925

C0692 9 boxes
Consists of administrative records of the Constantinople "metochion" of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

Princeton University Library Collection of Mucker Materials, 1840-1877

C1566 1 box 0.25 linear feet
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This is an open collection consisting of materials, such as personal letters and religious and commercial records, related to the 19th century Mucker community of southern Brazil. Also included are military records of the war that led to the community's purge in 1874, and a bound manuscript containing theological and everyday reflections of the German-born Georg Klein, who immigrated to southern Brazil in 1853.

Edmund Yates Collection, 1865-1926 (mostly 1876-1894)

C0376 3 boxes 1.1 linear feet
Consists of Edmund Yates's correspondence, photographs, and memoranda, as well as papers of others, relating to his founding and editorship of the London newspaper The World.

Charles Lamb Collection, 1814-1903

C0173 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected letters and manuscripts by and about the English essayist and poet Charles Lamb, as well as twelve of Lamb's letters to Maria Fryer and others.

New York Central Railroad System Stock Certificates Collection, 1840-1910

C1136 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of nearly three hundred stock certificates of companies comprising the New York Central Railroad System.

Allen Tate Correspondence with Charles Foster, 1959-1978

C0073 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence (1959-1974) between American poet Allen Tate and Charles H. Foster, an editor of the New England Quarterly .

William Allingham and Helen Paterson Allingham Collection, 1855-1916

C1075 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence (1885-1887) of Irish writer William Allingham and twenty-seven letters (1892-1916) by his wife, watercolorist Helen Paterson Allingham, to artist William George Daffarn.

H. N. Swanson Files on F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1934-1956

C1089 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence between F. Scott Fitzgerald's East Coast literary agent, Harold Ober, and his Hollywood agent, H. N. Swanson, from 20 November 1934 through 4 April 1956.

Department of Near Eastern Studies Records, 1933-2017

AC164 25 boxes 4 items 1 websites
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The Department of Oriental Studies was formed at Princeton University in the spring of 1927 as the Department of Oriental Languages and Literature. It offered an interdisciplinary curriculum centered on the study of the Arabic, Turkish, and Persian languages and the regions in which they were spoken until 1969, when it was reorganized into the separate Departments of Near Eastern Studies and East Asian Studies. The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, printed materials, course syllabi, and other materials which document the activities of the department and it's faculty inside and outside of the classroom.

Department of Music Records, 1932-2015

AC151 21 boxes 2 items 1 websites
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Since 1935 Princeton University's Department of Music has offered courses in composition, music history, and related areas to students at the graduate and undergraduate level. The records of the Department of Music document the department's wide range of activities including teaching, research, curriculum development, and the planning of music-related programs on campus.

Office of the Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel Records, 1906-2023 (mostly 1920-1981)

AC144 50 boxes 2 items 4 GB
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The religious interests of members of the University are served through the offices of the Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel, which work with chaplains of different denominations and faiths on a variety of activities. The Dean of the Chapel records document the activities of the Office and the Chapel and include former dean files, historical material, minutes, and marriage, birth, baptism, and death records as well as adminsitrative files and programs of services and concerts.

President's Program Records, 1920-1961 (mostly 1935-1949)

AC210 9 boxes
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The President's Program was a fundraising drive initiated by Princeton President Harold W. Dodds in 1936. Targeting alumni, the program had an ultimate goal of raising over 7 million dollars, to be distributed across three major projects; the construction of a new library, the developement of the school of public and international affairs, and increased scholarship funds. Consists of regional files containing correspondence with program representatives throughout the nation.

Gillett G. Griffin Papers, 1928-2016

AC464 36 boxes
Gillett Good Griffin, a curator of Pre-Columbian collections at the Princeton University Art Museum from 1967 to 2005, spurred dynamic growth in the museum's collections of art of the ancient Americas. The Gillett G. Griffin Papers reflect Griffin's personal life and relationships as well as his professional work and his donation of objects to the Princeton University Art Museum.

Admission Office Records, 1854-2017 (mostly 1922-1998)

AC152 42 boxes 2 items 1 websites
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The Admission Office has determined who should be allowed to enroll as undergraduates at Princeton University since 1922. The actual composition and the desired composition of each class have been contentious campus issues since the introduction of selective admission. The debates over the value of recruiting and admitting alumni sons, war veterans, athletes, disadvantaged students (especially racial minorities), and women are reflected in the records of the Admission Office. This collection includes a number of reports and minutes, some of which are restricted, news clippings and releases about Princeton admission, historical materials, and a series of Admission Office publications.

Office of Research and Project Administration Records, 1938-2010

AC132 93 boxes 2 folders 22 digital files
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The Office of Research and Project Administration acts as coordinator for all grants sought by the University, and also ensures the conformance of University practice with governmental regulations. The collection consists of annual reports, board minutes, policies, and interoffice correspondence of ORPA. Additionally, it contains files assembled for large-scale university research projects such as the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, as well as on research-related issues such as the use of human subjects and biosafety.

Astrophysical Sciences Department Records, 1835-2017 (mostly 1867-1966)

AC157 40 boxes 1 websites
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The papers of the Astrophysical Sciences Department represent the original observation records, correspondence, and teaching documents of Princeton astrophysicists from 1835 to 1990.

Otto H. Kahn Papers, 1908-1934 (mostly 1920-1933)

TC032 469 boxes 928 items 191.2 linear feet
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The Otto H. Kahn Papers consists primarily of the correspondence of Otto H. Kahn (1867-1934), international banker, philanthropist, and patron of the arts and music, but also includes printed copies of addresses, talks, opinions, and speeches that Kahn gave on a variety of political and fiscal topics, as well as press clippings, letterbooks, and some photographs.

Triangle Club Records, 1883-2020

AC122 50 GB 293 boxes 3 folders 4 items 93681 digital files 1 websites 345.58 linear feet (312 containers)
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The Triangle Club Records consists of records of the Club and its predecessor, the Princeton College Drama Association, for productions performed by these organizations from 1883 to the present. Materials include correspondence, playbills, scripts, scores, newspaper clippings, posters, scrapbooks, and photographs as well as audio-visual recordings.

Office of the President Records: Robert F. Goheen Subgroup, 1924-1988 (mostly 1957-1972)

AC193 572 boxes
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The records of the Office of President Goheen contain the files of the President's Office during the administration of President Robert F. Goheen (1957-1972). The collection contains eighteen series, which consist of correspondence and memoranda, reports, speeches, publications, and related materials, which were created or received by Robert Goheen and other members of the President's office.