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Robert H. Taylor Collection of English and American Literature, 1280s-1958 (mostly 1800-1939)

RTC01 51 boxes 229 items 13 Volumes
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The Robert H. Taylor Collection consists of over 4,000 3,300 manuscripts illustrating in their wide range the scope of English literature from the fourteenth century to the 1940s. This finding aid focuses on the modern manuscripts, both bound and unbound, in the collection, which is designated "RTC01" within the Manuscripts Division of the Special Collections Department of the Princeton University Library. However, a brief listing of the collection's Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts is included.
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Manuel des péchéz and four other Anglo-Norman French texts. England (Lincolnshire or Norfolk), 1280s

Contains the following: (a) William of Waddington, Manuel des péchéz; (b) Roman des romans; (c) Plainte de la vièrge; (d) Pater noster in Latin, followed by a French exposition; and (e) Robert Grosseteste circa 1175-1253 Chateau d'amour. The exempla in the Manuel des péchéz are illustrated with 26 painted miniatures or pen-and-ink drawings. Two initials depict the manuscript's patron Joan Tateshal (d. 1310) of Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire, in heraldic garments. Another initial depicts Grosseteste. Formerly in the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps 1792-1872 no. 2223.
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Robert H. Taylor Collection of English and American Literature, 1280s-1958 (mostly 1800-1939)

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The Robert H. Taylor Collection consists of over 4,000 3,300 manuscripts illustrating in their wide range the scope of English literature from the fourteenth century to the 1940s. This finding aid focuses on the modern manuscripts, both bound and unbound, in the collection, which is designated "RTC01" within the Manuscripts Division of the Special Collections Department of the Princeton University Library. However, a brief listing of the collection's Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts is included.

Junius Spencer Morgan Collection of Seals, circa 1294-1824

C1517 1 box 1.4 linear feet
Contains seven Royal and Papal seals spanning the 13th to the 19th century and including Louis XVIII of France, Pope Leo X, and Pope Boniface VIII.

Ernest Hemingway and Milford J. Baker Correspondence, 1918-1969 (mostly 1930-1932)

C0699 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence between American novelist Ernest Hemingway and his friend Milford J. Baker.

Cattle and Horse Brands Collection, 1852-1932

WC029 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of lists with drawings of cattle brands recorded in Contra Costa County, Calif. (1852), Buenos Aires, Argentina (1854), and Italy (1600s); records of military brands used for horses during the Mexican Revolution (1913); a letter (1932) from the Cattle Sanitary Board of New Mexico regarding a brand application; receipts for sale of cattle (1865) in Steilacoom, Washington Territory; and samples of brands burned into hide, leather, and wood.
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Cattle and Horse Brands Collection, 1852-1932

Consists of lists with drawings of cattle brands recorded in Contra Costa County, Calif. (1852), Buenos Aires, Argentina (1854), and Italy (1600s); records of military brands used for horses during the Mexican Revolution (1913); a letter (1932) from the Cattle Sanitary Board of New Mexico regarding a brand application; receipts for sale of cattle (1865) in Steilacoom, Washington Territory; and samples of brands burned into hide, leather, and wood.

Horace Walpole Family Collection, 1724-1857 (mostly 1724-1786)

C1248 1 box 0.2 linear feet
A collection of letters and documents of Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, the English historian, Member of Parliament, connoisseur, playwright, and novelist, and of his father Sir Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, who was to become England's longest running Prime Minister.
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Bliss Perry Collection, 1899-1938

C1160 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts and correspondence of Bliss Perry, an American scholar and editor especially noted for his work in American literature.
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Stimson Collection of Elias Boudinot, 1758-1898 (mostly 1777-1819)

C0228 2 boxes 27 items
The Stimson Collection of Elias Boudinot (1740-1821) consists of papers, mostly correspondence, relating to the Boudinot family, particularly the brothers Elias and Elisha, from the Revolutionary War period and several decades thereafter, collected by Frederick B. Stimson.
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Alfred Goddard Kay Autograph Collection, 1753-1875

C0035 1 box 5 items
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The Alfred Goddard Kay Autograph Collection consists of letters, documents, and other miscellanea signed by significant 18th and 19th century American and French figures collected by American stock broker Alfred Goddard Kay (Princeton Class of 1912).

Richard and Cosima Wagner Letters, 1858-1901

C1246 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters of both German composer Richard Wagner and his second wife, Cosima Wagner, chiefly about Wagner's operatic works.

Clement Heaton Collection on Stained Glass, 1917-1932

C0556 13 boxes 6.4 linear feet
Clement Heaton (1861-1940) was an artist, stained glass painter, sculptor, and mosaicist. His collection consists of material concerning the making and history of stained glass compiled by Heaton. Included are files of original artwork and photographs of stained glass and monuments, many notes, articles, and some correspondence on general studies in Medieval and Gothic art, craftmanship, glassmaking, and cathedrals.