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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advisory council minutes; faculty files; gift records; correspondence; recommendations; project files; course lists; historical documents; and lists of images used in classes.

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.
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Series 1, History, 1854-1978

Series 1, History, 1854-1978, is a documentary record of admission policy divided into chronological timeframes. Documents include articles, entrance exams, entrance requirement guides, guides to assessing applicants, guides to specialized degree programs, histories of admission policies, press releases, reports, and sample correspondence. These folders were originally labeled "documents."

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.
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Subseries 1B: Phenomenal Observations, 1874-1966

Subseries 1B: Phenomenal Observations, 1874-1966, is arranged alphabetically by the name of the phenomenon observed and chronologically therein. It contains observational records of particular phenomena, such as the Eros asteroid, the Transit of Venus, the Total Lunar Eclipse of 1891, and various comets and satellites. Some astrophysical events, such as the Transit of Venus, have many record books for the same year.

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.

McCaddon Collection of the Barnum and Bailey Circus, 1871-1907 (mostly 1895-1905)

TC040 85 boxes 9 folders 14 items
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The McCaddon Collection of the Barnum and Bailey Circus consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and other material collected by business manager Joseph T. McCaddon prior to the 1907 merger of the circus with Ringling Bros.
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Series 2: Scrapbooks, 1849-1968 December 19

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Some of the scrapbooks contain photographic prints which have been described with racist, colonialist, ableist, and dehumanizing language. In cases where scrapbook photographs are not captioned, descriptions in the finding aid derive from a typewritten inventory of the collection that may have been provided by the donor, or may have been created by an archivist.
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Non-McCaddon Couriers and Programs, 1870-1956 May 26

This series contains harmful and offensive descriptions of people that may include racist, colonialist, ableist, and dehumanizing language. Some of the description is original to the donor and/or the creator, and in these instances of creator- and donor-supplied titles, description may be retained to convey contextual/historical information of the materials. Otherwise, descriptions derive from a typewritten inventory of the collection that may have been provided by the donor, or may have been created by an archivist.
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Souvenir Programs/Miscellaneous Magazines, 1902-1973

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This series contains harmful and offensive descriptions of people that may include racist, colonialist, ableist, and dehumanizing language. Some of the description is original to the donor and/or the creator, and in these instances of creator- and donor-supplied titles, description may be retained to convey contextual/historical information of the materials. Otherwise, descriptions derive from a typewritten inventory of the collection that may have been provided by the donor, or may have been created by an archivist.

Development and Resources Corporation Records, 1936-1980 (mostly 1954-1970)

MC014 923 boxes
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The Development and Resources Corporation (D&R), founded and directed by David E. Lilienthal, operated from 1955 to 1979 and was based in New York City. D&R provided regional economic development services to governments throughout the world, often with a focus on the development of water resources and the construction of dams. Its main project was the development of the Khuzestan region of Iran. D&R's records document its development projects and business operations and include correspondence, contracts, data and maps, proposals and reports, and collected materials about each country.

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.

Papers of Woodrow Wilson Project Records, 1761-1992 (mostly 1850-1929)

MC178 600 boxes 1 folder 2 items 265 Reels
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The Papers of Woodrow Wilson Project, co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation and Princeton University, was a successful project to publish material generated by and influencing Woodrow Wilson; the 35 year project resulted in an acclaimed 69 volume set. The records of the Papers of Woodrow Wilson Project, compiled by chief editor Arthur S. Link and his staff, document the life and times of the former Princeton University president, governor of New Jersey, and president of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, as well as the project to bring together documentation by and about Wilson.
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Subseries 2A: Photographs, 1823-1963 May

The Photographs Subseries provides a visual documentation of the life and activities of Woodrow Wilson. It includes the prints and negatives used in the Papers of Woodrow Wilson, along with other photographs sorted by subject. While the bulk of the images are of people and places, there are also photographs and negatives of important correspondence and documents. Additionally, this subseries contains a run of United States Signal Corps photographs from Wilson's presidential era.

Ragnar Nurkse Papers, 1930-1960 (mostly 1945-1959)

MC173 16 boxes
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Ragnar Nurkse (1907-1959) was a leading scholar of international economics, international finance and economic development. He served in the League of Nations from 1934 to 1945 and taught at Columbia University from 1945 to 1958. Nurse's papers document his scholarly work at both the League of Nations and Columbia, and includes his research notes, drafts of articles and books, research materials and a small amount of correspondence.

William E. Colby Papers, 1935-1996 (mostly 1975-1995)

MC113 18 boxes 1 folder
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William E. Colby, Princeton University Class of 1940, was a career agent in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Director of Central Intelligence from 1973-1976. However, the bulk of the collection documents his post-CIA career and contains correspondence, speeches, writings, newspaper clippings, and subject files that reflect Colby's professional and private interests.
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Series 1, Correspondence, 1943-1996

Series 1, Correspondence, 1943-1996, arranged alphabetically, contains a great deal of thank-you notes and other routine letters that he mailed out to each of his international contacts when appropriate. Very little correspondence exists from Colby's early career, although there are a few personal letters that can be found in the Colby family folder. This folder includes V-Mail that Colby's father, Colonel Elbridge Colby, sent to his wife while he was stationed in Europe during World War II. The majority of the correspondence is post-1976. As a public figure, politicians and other important figures often contacted Colby. Letters from noteworthy individuals include: Stephen Ambrose, Les Aspin, William Bundy, George H.W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, William Casey, William Donovan, Gerald Ford, Robert Gates, John Glenn, Lyndon Johnson, Ted Kennedy, Henry Kissinger, George McGovern, Dan Rather, Carl Sagan, and Stansfield Turner.
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Series 3, Writings, 1935-1995

Series 3, Writings, 1935-1995, is arranged into three groups: articles written by Colby, articles about Colby, and interviews with Colby, each arranged chronologically. The second group includes a folder with articles written in French, Italian, Japanese, and Norwegian, among other languages. In the collection of articles written by Colby, the published form of the article is often accompanied by one or more rough drafts.

Philip A. Crowl Collection on John Foster Dulles, 1873-1965

MC164 15 boxes
Philip A. Crowl (1914-1991) was a military historian who taught at universities and conducted research for the United States government, and also served as an intelligence officer. Crowl's Collection on John Foster Dulles is composed of Crowl's research materials for an unwritten biography on Dulles, including photocopies of correspondence, oral histories, and other materials about Dulles's entire career, as well as his family and personal life.

Jacob D. Beam Papers, 1920-1980

MC186 5 boxes
Jacob D. Beam, class of 1929, was a career diplomat, serving as United States ambassador to Poland (1957-1961), Czechoslovakia (1966-1969), and the Soviet Union (1969-1973). The collection contains correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs and assorted memorabilia, documenting sixty years of Ambassador Beam's life and service.

Osmond K. Fraenkel Diaries, 1933-1968

MC192 1 box
This collection contains excerpts from the diaries of Osmond K. Fraenkel, a New York City lawyer who served on the ACLU's Board of Directors and as one of its general counsel. These excerpts discuss the cases in which Fraenkel was involved.
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Howard A. Loeb Papers, 1928-1951

MC188 2 boxes
Howard A. Loeb served as chairman of the board of the Tradesmens Bank and Trust Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and as representative of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on the Federal Advisory Council. This collection consists of Loeb's correspondence and printed matter related to these positions.
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Anne Martindell Papers, 1898-2008 (mostly 1968-1990)

MC203 32 boxes
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Anne Martindell was one of the first three women to serve in the New Jersey State Senate. After her four-year term ended in 1977, she served as director of the Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance, and was ambassador to New Zealand and Western Samoa for a two-year term. The papers document her career in politics and civil service, and also contain her unpublished memoirs and personal papers.
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Series 1: Correspondence, 1918-1999

The Correspondence series documents Martindell's personal as well as professional life. The series contains family letters as well as those relating to her time in the New Jersey State Senate, State Department, and time as ambassador. There are also letters regarding her activities in New Jersey politics and as an early backer of Jimmy Carter, the head of the Women's Division of the Democratic Party, and an influential financer of campaigns. Many of the letters contain information about both her personal life and her career and political activities. Of special note are folders of letters from Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, and Frank Thompson. Additionally there are letters from Bill Bradley, Brendan T. Byrne, Robert Torricelli, Ronald Reagan, and Gary Hart.

William Byler Papers, 1715-2000 (mostly 1975-1995)

MC201 23 boxes
William Byler was Executive Director of the Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA) from 1962 to 1980. After leaving AAIA, Byler continued advocating for the Native American community, first at Gerard, Byler and Associates and later at William Byler Associates. Byler's papers document his work on behalf of the Native American community after leaving AAIA. The papers include legal memoranda, draft and final agreements between Native American communities and companies or government agencies, and court documents, as well as topical files of related legislation and reports on the issues.

Edward S. Corwin Papers, circa 1860-1961 (mostly 1920-1958)

MC012 24 boxes
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This collection contains correspondence, speeches, lecture notes, writings, and photographs of Edward S. Corwin, a noted constitutional scholar who taught at Princeton University for much of his academic career. Nationally-known and widely published, Corwin consulted with many other academics as well as politicians involved with constitutional issues, most notably when he publicly supported Franklin D. Roosevelt's Supreme Court reorganization ("court packing") plan.

American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 3, Printed and Audiovisual Materials Series, 1918-2006 (mostly 1978-2006)

MC001-03-06 34 boxes
The Printed and Audiovisual Materials series contains the published works of the ACLU, including publications, audio recordings, and videos. These include educational materials published by the ACLU, newsletters, press releases, and public appearances and interviews with ACLU staff.

American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 3, 1864-2006 (mostly 1970-1995)

MC001-03 12 items
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is the pre-eminent civil liberties organization in the United States, utilizing litigation, lobbying, and public education to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. These records document the administration and work of the ACLU's national office, regional offices, and legal projects, with particular emphasis on the areas of civil rights, children and women's rights, freedom of speech (and all First Amendment questions), and due process, among many others. The records include case files, correspondence, meeting minutes, research files, and files of staff members. Subgroup 3, Subseries 5B (Southern Regional Office) has been digitized and is 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.