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Program in Hellenic Studies Records, 1979-2021

AC207 9 boxes 1 websites .05 GB 94 digital files
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Since its founding in 1979, the Program in Hellenic Studies at Princeton University has aimed to promote and support the teaching and study of Byzantine and modern Greek civilization. The Program in Hellenic Studies Records document the academic and cultural offerings sponsored by the Program. The offerings include lectures, discussions, and colloquia led by faculty, fellows and visiting scholars, as well as concerts, exhibitions, and film screenings. The records also include annual reports of activities, lists of fellows, and related materials.

Robert Socolow's Time Capsule for Climate Change, Freshman Seminar Collection, 2017-2021

AC410 3 box 6.42 linear feet (7 containers)
The FRS 151: Time Capsules for Climate Change course was a freshman seminar taught by Professor Robert Socolow. During the fall semester, freshmen thought about climate change and the impact on their futures. This collection consists of sealed folders for each class ontaining the term papers written by the students, reflections from the students and instructors, as well as a letter from Daniel J. Linke, University Archivist.

Henry R. Labouisse Papers, 1785-2004 (mostly 1940-1987)

MC199 52 boxes 2 items
Henry R. Labouisse (1904-1987) was a distinguished American diplomat and international public servant. He served as director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) from 1954 to 1958 and as executive director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) from 1965 to 1979. He also served as a United States government official working on the formation and implementation of foreign economic policies during World War II and the 1960s. Labouisse's papers document his career with the United Nations and with the State Department and include correspondence, speeches and publications, as well as biographical and genealogical material.

Robert Mountsier Collection, 1908-1912

C1140 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and manuscripts of Robert Mountsier, secretary (ca. 1910) of the Student Lecture Bureau at the University of Michigan and, later, an editor at The Evening Sun.

Indians of Chiapas, Mexico, Film Negatives Collection, 1946-1964

WC058 4 boxes
Consists of 14 negatives (8x10 inches) of the Lacandón Maya by Giles G. Healey made at the same time he discovered the Maya murals at Bonampak while on assignment from The United Fruit Company in 1946, and approximately 1,500 negatives (120 format, 6 centimeters) of the Tzeltal and Lacandón Maya of the Chiapas Highlands taken by Ralph Hilt from approximately 1960 to 1964.

Theatre Intime Records, 1919-2011

AC022 95 boxes 1 folder 2 items
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The collection contains records of the Princeton University student-run theatre organization and includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, playbills, posters, scripts, designs, and promotional materials.

Richard C. Holbrooke Papers, 1912-2017 (mostly 1968-2010)

MC296 40 boxes
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Richard C. Holbrooke was an American diplomat who led negotiations at the Dayton Accords for peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1995. The Richard C. Holbrooke Papers contain Holbrooke's subject files, records of public statements, correspondence, writings and drafts of writings, articles and periodicals, and audiovisual materials.

Department of English Records, 1872-2017

AC134 34 boxes 1 websites
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The papers of Princeton University's English Department document the many varied aspects of one of Princeton's largest academic departments. With some writings that pre-date the Department's formal establishment in 1904, the collection includes faculty meeting and sub-committee minutes; faculty personnel papers and correspondence; the papers of many prominent faculty members, which include class lectures, syllabi, and original scholarship; records of departmental majors; student work; and scrapbooks of publicity and memorabilia about the Department, its faculty, staff, and students, both undergraduate and graduate.

Immanuel Velikovsky Papers, 1920-1996 (mostly 1930-1979)

C0968 162 boxes
The collection consists of manuscripts, writings, correspondence (both personal and professional), photographs, works of others, microfilm, printed material, and film reels, spanning more than 50 years, concerning Velikovsky's controversial ideas, the books that he wrote, and the history of opposition and criticism from the academic community that he received following the publication of his first book, Worlds in Collision, in 1950. Colleges and universities threatened to boycott the textbook division of the publisher, Macmillan & Co., which led to the transfer of the publishing rights to Doubleday & Co., even though the book had reached the number one spot on the best-sellers list. The book was eventually banned from a number of academic institutions, and several people lost their jobs because of it.

Alumni Studies Program Records, 1981-2006

AC258 13 boxes
The Alumni Council was formed in 1909 as the Graduate Council to provide leadership for alumni activity. Consists of recordings -- mostly audiocassettes, compact discs and VHS tapes -- of lecture courses from the Class of 1942 seminars and other Alumni Studies courses, as well as a small amount of printed material to supplement the lectures.

Edward Mead Earle Papers, 1894-1954

MC020 39 boxes 2 items
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The Papers of Edward Mead Earle (1894-1954) document the career of Earle, a specialist in the role of the military in foreign relations. He was a university lecturer, author, and consultant to various departments of the U.S. government. The papers reflect Earle's work as a professor at the School of Economics and Politics at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey. The collection emphasizes Earle's major work of establishing a seminar designed to research issues associated with military and foreign policies of the United States during World War II. It also highlights a number of other professional activities during his time at the Institute.

Saúl Yurkievich Papers, 1960-2005

C1293 36 boxes 58 items
Saúl Yurkievich is an Argentine poet and literary critic. The collection consists of his personal and literary papers. It includes some of Yurkievich's poetic and prose-poetic manuscripts, correspondence with writers, scholars, critics and publishers and extensive subject files.

Sergio Ramírez Papers, 1916-2005 (mostly 1963-2002)

C1123 2 items 107.25 linear feet (187 containers)
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Sergio Ramírez has been a leading Nicaraguan author and politician. In 1977 Ramírez became head of the "Group of Twelve", a group of prominent intellectuals who supported the struggle of the Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN) against the dictatorship of Anastasio Somoza Debayle. With the triumph of the Revolution in 1979, he became part of the Junta of the Government of National Reconstruction and in 1984 he was elected vice-president under Daniel Ortega. The collection consists of manuscripts of his writings, source materials, personal, literary and political correspondence, papers and documents related to Ramírez's political career and to Nicaraguan political history, writings of others, photographs, and graphic and printed materials.

Protestant Churches in Cuba III, 1947-2002

LAE042 8 boxes 4.5 linear feet
This microfilm contains materials published or distributed by Protestant organizations in Cuba. Many are published or printed by independent evangelical groups but distributed by various Protestant denominations or individual churches.

Council on Foreign Relations Records, 1918-2018

MC104 702 boxes 22 items 311 items (Film reels)
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The Council on Foreign Relations is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and national membership organization dedicated to improving understanding of international affairs by promoting a range of ideas and opinions on United States foreign policy. The Council has had a significant impact in the development of twentieth century United States foreign policy. The Records of the Council on Foreign Relations document the history of the organization from its founding in 1921 through the present. The collection includes valuable source documents and records of the meetings, group discussions and studies, and conferences of the Council, as well as portions of its administrative records.

Ogden Family Collection, 1682-1853

C0695 2 boxes 6 items 0.6 linear feet
Consists of miscellaneous letters and documents--originals as well as copies--relating to multiple generations of the Ogden family of Elizabeth (formerly Elizabethtown), New Jersey.

Records of Colonial Tlalpujahua (Michoacán, Mexico), 1562-1903 (mostly 1720-1839)

C0867 11 boxes 4.20 linear feet
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The Records of Colonial Tlalpujahua (Michoacán, Mexico) consists of papers pertaining to the Convento de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, as well as miscellaneous papers that document matrimonial and criminal legal cases, land transactions in Tlalpujahua and Toluca, and genealogical information compiled by Austacio Rulfo. Additional papers to the collection include documents, accounts, religious petitions, assorted documents, and correspondence, many pertaining to the Benavides family.

William Michael Rossetti Collection, 1868-1907

C0223 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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The William Michael Rossetti Collection consists of manuscripts, sketches, correspondence, and miscellanea of the English art critic and essayist William Michael Rossetti (1829-1919).

Frederic J. Agate Papers, 1918

C0974 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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The Frederic J. Agate Papers consists of letters, a diary, and miscellanea documenting the World War I experience of the American Red Cross Ambulance Corps driver Frederic J. Agate.

J. Harlin O'Connell Collection on English Artists, 1825-1952 (mostly 1880-1939)

C0213 7 boxes 32 folios 9 items 2.5 linear feet
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Consists of letters, short manuscripts, some artwork, and a few proofs of English poets, dramatists, novelists, critics, essayists, biographers, journalists, publishers, artists, and actors who were prominent primarily from the 1890s through the 1930s.

Kenneth Povey Collection of William Cowper, 1727-1845

C0136 1 box 0.45 linear feet
The Kenneth Povey Collection of William Cowper consists of materials from the life of Cowper, collected by Kenneth Povey, a scholar of eighteenth-century poetry.

Non-denominational Christian Organizations in Cuba, III, 1953-2009

LAE094 1 bin 6 boxes 2.5 linear feet
This collection contains pamphlets, bulletins, evangelical tracts, serials, booklets, and flyers published or distributed by non-denominational Christian organizations in Cuba.

Non-denominational Christian Organizations in Cuba, II, 1961-2002

LAE030 7 boxes 3.5 linear feet
This collection contains materials published or distributed in Cuba by ecumenical or otherwise non-denominational Christian organizations - organizations which are not known to be affiliated with the Catholic Church, the Christian Orthodox Church, or any specific Protestant denomination. The publications in the collection include church bulletins, evangelical tracts, children's educational items, serials, monographs, pamphlets, and flyers, and the bulk of them date from the 1990s and 2000s.

Politics in Venezuela, I, 1978-2004

LAE011 2 boxes 1 linear feet
This collection consists of pamphlets, flyers, posters and serials documenting political activities and organizations in Venezuela from 1978 to 2004.

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.

Mathematics Correspondence of Sylvester Robins, 1880-1899

C0515 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of nineteenth-century correspondence of Sylvester Robins discussing mathematical questions, computations, and solutions.

Joseph Reade Letters, 1795-1796

C1272 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of nineteen autograph letters sent by Joseph Reade to his father, John Reade, while he was a student at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) as a member of the Class of 1796.
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Maxwell Bodenheim Collection, 1923-1955

C1316 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence of the American poet and novelist Maxwell Bodenheim.

Frederick T. Brown Family Papers, 1830-1959

C0726 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of the Frederick T. Brown family, which originated in Ohio but at various times lived in Indiana, Minnesota, and New Jersey.

Remsen Family Collection, 1764-1835

C1188 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of members of the Remsen family of New York.

Human Rights in Mexico and Central America, 1979-2008

LAE106 5 boxes 1.9 linear feet
This collection contains pamphlets, flyers, working papers, reports, and periodicals pertaining to human rights in Mexico and Central America during the past thirty years, from 1979 to 2008.

Environment and Ecology in Bolivia, I, 1985-2005

LAE005 11 boxes 6 items 5.5 linear feet
This collection consists of ephemera regarding the environment and ecology in Bolivia. The materials include reports, pamphlets, flyers, serials and posters produced primarily between 1998 and 2003.

Agrarian Issues in Bolivia, I, 1989-2004

LAE013 5 boxes 24 items 3 linear feet
This collection contains pamphlets, flyers, posters, and monographs pertaining to agrarian practices, land reform, sustainable development, the rights of campesinos and farmers, and rural conditions in general in Bolivia.

Council on Foreign Relations Meetings Records, 1920-1995

MC104-4 135 boxes
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The Council on Foreign Relations is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and national membership organization dedicated to promoting improved understanding of international affairs and to contributing ideas to United States foreign policy. The Meetings Series documents the work of the Council's Meetings Department, including administrative issues, such as correspondence with speakers, attendance records, and the non-attribution rule, as well as the records of the actual meetings themselves.

Robert Maillart Duplicate Archive, 1869-1990

ST1 83 boxes 83.0 linear feet
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Consists of a complete duplicate archive of engineering drawings, calculations, letters, photographs, and various writings that document the numerous projects of Swiss civil engineer Robert Maillart.

Bernard M. Baruch Papers, 1701-1965 (mostly 1917-1965)

MC006 441 boxes 1 folder 340 Volumes
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Bernard M. Baruch was a financier and public adviser. This collection consists primarily of public papers relating to Baruch's various involvements in government affairs.

Ulli Steltzer Papers, 1957-2008

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

Daniel C. Kurtzer Papers, 1965-2018

MC271 19 boxes
Daniel C. Kurtzer (1949-) is a professor and former American diplomat. The collection mostly pertains to Kurtzer's work for the U.S. Foreign Service.

Arthur Symons Papers, 1883-1945

C0182 32 boxes
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Consists of manuscripts, typescripts, notebooks, tear sheets, clippings, photographs, watercolors, paintings, and much miscellaneous material of British poet, literary critic, and translator Arthur Symons.

Robert H. Dicke Papers, 1939-1996 (mostly 1953-1990)

C0886 33 boxes 17.5 linear feet
Robert H. Dicke, born in 1916, was a Princeton physicist, educator, and author. The collection includes Dicke's professional correspondence, files from his work with the Office of Naval Research, NASA, and the National Science Board, and the National Science Foundation, and assorted other documents.

Princeton: A Search For Answers outtakes collection, 1973-1974

AC284 23 boxes 28 items
Princeton: A Search for Answers is a 1973 recruiting film produced for the Princeton University Undergraduate Admissions Office by Julian Krainin and DeWitt Sage. The collection consists of outtakes and film trims created during the editing process for Princeton: A Search for Answers, as well as a small number of documents related to the making of the film.

Stephen F. Cohen Papers, 1922-2020

MC314 20 linear feet (17 containers)
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Stephen F. Cohen was a historian who wrote extensively on modern Russian history. The Stephen F. Cohen Papers consist primarily of research materials related to Cohen's book projects, along with other correspondence, writings, and materials related to speaking events.

Office of the President Records: William G. Bowen Subgroup, 1940-2005 (mostly 1972-1987)

AC187 467 boxes 1 folder 2 items
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The collection contains the files compiled by the Office of the President during the presidency of William G. Bowen GS'58 (July 1972 to January 1988). The files consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, publications, and other assorted material. Series 18 includes the files of three assistants to the president, biographical and photographic material about Bowen, and a card index of the files. There is some overlap between the files in this collection and the files of presidents Goheen and Shapiro. Records found here are sometimes duplicated in the records of other administrative offices on campus.

Office of the Provost Records, 1953-2020 (mostly 1967-2015)

AC195 396 boxes 1 folder 1 websites
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The Office of the Provost record group contains the records created and compiled by the Princeton University Office of the Provost since its establishment in 1966. As of 2018, this collection includes the files of the second provost, William G. Bowen GS '58, through the tenth provost, Amy Gutmann, whose tenure ended in 2004. The files consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, speeches, publications, and other assorted material.

Department of Art and Archaeology Records, 1882-2017 (mostly 1925-1981)

AC140 17 boxes 2 items 1 websites
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The Art and Archaeology Department is one of the University's most distinguished academic departments, responsible for the education of students on the graduate and undergraduate level as well as the administration of the Princeton Art Museum. This collection consists of the records of the Department of Art and Archaeology, which include advisory council minutes; faculty files; gift records; correspondence; recommendations; project files; course lists; historical documents; and lists of images used in classes.

Willard H. Bradford Princeton Collection, 1779-1897

C0057 1 box
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and documents relating to the College of New Jersey and the locale of Princeton, collected by Willard H. Bradford (Class of 1891).

Church Materials from Mexico I, 1851-1999

LAE052 1848 items
This microfilm consists mainly of Catholic religious pamphlets published in Mexico, covering a wide range of subjects such as art, liturgy and catechism, as well as social issues related to women, indigenous groups, youth, and other topics. The bulk of the material was published in the 1980s and after.

Education in Chile, II, 1967-2005

LAE021 3 boxes 2 items 1.5 linear feet
The collection consists of pamphlets, reports, flyers, workbooks, and other materials relating to educational policies and their implementation, to social activism and political participation, and to alternative views on the role of education in Chilean society.

Western European Theater Political Pamphlet Collection, 1894-1918

MC248 79 boxes 65 items
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These pamphlets were collected by the Princeton University Library starting from the outbreak of World War I. The collection contains pamphlets published in Europe during and immediately after World War I. They cover a broad range of topics including the economy, the press, the military, arms, territorial disputes, and others. The collection also includes speeches, sermons, bulletins, calendars, and songbooks.

Helenē Vakalo Papers, 1933-2000 (mostly 1954-1990)

C0835 22 boxes 12 items 12.3 linear feet
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The Helenē Vakalo Papers consists of papers by and relating to the Greek art critic and poet Helenē Vakalo (1921-2001). Included are autograph and typed manuscripts of Vakalo's poetry, lectures, articles, and essays, as well as her correspondence, notebooks, loose notes, and memorabilia. There are also official documents, photographs, awards, printed material, and several works by prominent Greek writers and artists. Of particular importance are the unpublished works and early manuscripts, as well as Vakalo's correspondence with her husband, painter, stage designer, art critic, and writer Giōrgos Vakalo, and with numerous distinguished artists and literary figures.