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Class of 1969 Community Service Fund Records, 1995-2009

AC367 4 boxes
The Class of 1969 Community Service Fund provides community service opportunities to Princeton students primarily through domestic and international internships. The records document the fund's internship programs and include applications for and evaluations of internships.

Princeton University Library Records, 1734-2017 (mostly 1952-1995)

AC123 635 boxes 5 folders 10 items 87 Volumes 1605 digital files 1 websites
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The Princeton University Library is one of the foremost university libraries in the world. With collections totaling over 12 million volumes, manuscripts, and nonprint items spread across fifteen buildings, the Princeton University Library system serves not only the Princeton University community but the world at large. The Princeton University Library Records consist of the files of the University Librarian and other Library administrators and departments, as well as of the Friends of the Princeton University Library. Materials in the record group include correspondence, reports, publications, clippings, minutes, press releases, proposals, statistics, photographs and other audiovisual materials, and microfilm. The records document the Library's day-to-day operations as well as its involvement with other departments on campus, other college and university libraries, and library users.

Nadine Strossen Papers, 1979-2013

MC258 38 boxes
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Nadine Strossen, former national board president of the American Civil Liberties Union, is a well-known civil libertarian, law professor and author. This collection consists of records generated by Nadine Strossen in her leadership roles with the American Civil Liberties Union and as professor of law at the New York Law School.

Karen Delince Papers related to the "Save the ACLU" Campaign, circa 1998-2008

MC298 18 linear feet (18 containers)
Karen Delince is an attorney who worked at the ACLU from 1998-2002. The Karen Delince Papers consist of correspondence, meeting notes and minutes, and policy materials from Delince's tenure with the ACLU, as well as from her involvement in the "Save the ACLU" campaign.

Office of Communications Records, 1917-2022

AC168 276 boxes 2 folders 1 website
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The Office of Communications is Princeton University's administrative department with oversight of media relations and publicity, official publications, web site design and development, and photographic services. The Office of Communications Records consist of subject files and photographs created by the office, some going back to the 1920s, when the first Director of Public Relations was appointed.

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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Art Catalogues and Magazines, 1989-2012

Includes catalogues for Musee Stendhal "L'affaire Berthet" (1989), Museo International delle Marionette Antonio Pasqualino, "Art on Edge" at Sezon Museum of Modern Art (Karizawa, Japan, 1991), "A View from the East" at Martyn Gregory Gallery (London, 2005-2006), "The Paintings of Gu Gan" at Goedhuis Gallery (New York, 2002), and Gallery Studio magazine (New York, Vol. 10 No. 2, 2007-2008).

Alumni Association Records, 1826-2016

AC048 47 boxes 1 folder
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The Alumni Association of Nassau Hall, Princeton's first official organization of alumni, was founded on commencement day 1826. The collection consists primarily of administrative materials such as correspondence, meeting minutes, notebooks and reports belonging to both national and regional associations and their committees, most from the first half of the 20th century. Also contains newsletters, alumni directories, scrapbooks, reunion-related ephemera, photographs, and materials documenting reunions and alumni organization activities from the late 19th century forward.
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Alumni Association Records, 1826-2016

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The Alumni Association of Nassau Hall, Princeton's first official organization of alumni, was founded on commencement day 1826. The collection consists primarily of administrative materials such as correspondence, meeting minutes, notebooks and reports belonging to both national and regional associations and their committees, most from the first half of the 20th century. Also contains newsletters, alumni directories, scrapbooks, reunion-related ephemera, photographs, and materials documenting reunions and alumni organization activities from the late 19th century forward.

T. A. Barron Papers, 1965-2021

C1522 25 boxes 22 linear feet
T. A. Barron (1952-) is an American writer of fantasy literature, books for children, and nature books. The collection consists of his literary and personal papers, including manuscripts and other draft materials, copies of his books and related promotional materials, international editorial correspondence, articles and speeches, personal journals and letters, fan mail, videos, and correspondence with other authors.
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Author Promotional Materials, 1990-2018

Includes two DVDs of the trailer for "Dream Big" as well as the "Author Documentary" and two VHS tapes of "T. A. Barron and His Books - 1995" plus publisher brochures, mailings, speech announcements, and author photographs for publicity and events. Also includes a "T. A. Barron Author Documentary" USB flash drive and list of book events.

Joseph Frank Correspondence, 1930-2013 (mostly 1950-1987)

C1515 22 boxes 8.4 linear feet
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Joseph Frank (1918-2013) was an American literary scholar best known for his five-volume biography of Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky, which he began in the early 1970s and completed in 2002. The collection consists of his personal and professional correspondence, including with Elizabeth Bishop, Yves Bonnefoy, Pierre Bourdieu, Ralph Ellison, Carlos Fuentes, Irving Howe, James Laughlin, Richard W. B. Lewis, Mary McCarthy, Allen Tate, and other writers, artists, and academics, as well as some family correspondence, writings, personal documents, and printed materials.

Alicia Ostriker Papers, 1956-2021

C0910 52 boxes 21 linear feet 1 GB 18,032 digital files
Alicia Ostriker (1937- ) is a Jewish-American feminist literary critic and poet whose work explores themes of family, social justice, Jewish identity, Biblical stories and characters, and the relationship between gender and literature. The collection consists of drafts of her poems, articles, nonfiction books, essays, reviews, and student writings, personal and professional correspondence with fellow poets, family, and friends, teaching and research files, drafts and recordings of lectures and readings, and subject files.
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Additional Writings, 1958-2020

Consists of additional papers, including drafts of reviews, essays, and other writings. Contents include: Review for Women's R of Books; "Millennial Prayer" for Tikkun; Draft of "Eros and Metaphor" Zoom lecture for Dominican Univ.; Draft of "Muriel Rukeyser: Learning to Breathe Under Water" for Rukeyser conference; Draft of "Celan, TS Eliot, Goethe, The Song of Songs: Celan's Deathfugue and the Eternal Feminine," with photo of prisoners' band at Auschwitz; Multiple drafts of "Renascence: EdnaSt Vincent Millay Today" for American Poets, plus correspondence on Millay Today Celebration; Multiple drafts of review of Adrienne Rich essays for Tikkun; Multiple drafts of "The Return of the Repressed: women Poets and the Sacred," for 2019 AWP panel; Multiple drafts of "The Soul Selects: Dickinson and Me" for Dickinson conference and ED journal; Multiple drafts of "Does Poetry Make Nothing Happen?"; Multiple drafts of "Poetry and the City" for various occasions; Introduction for Wendy Barker poems; Miscellaneous short prose pieces; Photographs for chapbook: Ideas of Order and Disorder; Draft of "Eros and Metaphor" Zoom lecture for Dominican Univ.; Letter to Don Hall; Manuscript of The Volcano and After, with occasional comments by Peter Pitzele and Wendy Barker; Earlier Manuscript of "Selected and New Poems" with various suggested titles and occasional comments by Peer and Wendy; Manuscript of "new" section of The Volcano and After, with full comments by Toi Derricotte; Drafts of Book of Seventy and Other Poems with comments by Toi Derricotte; Manuscript of The Old Woman, the Tulip and the Dog, with working drafts of French translation by Jean Migrenne; Envelope containing Alicia Ostriker undergraduate reviews of Robert Frost and J.V. Cunningham in Brandeis student paper, 1958-59; Envelope containing photographs of poets at Dodge Poetry Festival, NJ 1998, and Berkeley, CA 2000, by J.P. Ostriker.
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Additional Writings and Correspondence, 1995-2018

Consists of additional writings and correspondence that were gifted by the author in 2018, including a significant group of additional letters to Peter Pitzele, dated 1995-2002. Pitzele is the creator of Bibliodrama, a technique for interpreting the Bible through performance, now widely used in Germany and elsewhere in Europe and the United States, and the author of Our Fathers' Wells: A Personal Encounter with the Myths of Genesis (Harper 1995; rpt 2018), and Scripture Windows: Toward a Practice of Bibliodrama (Torah Aura 1998). There are also two copies of drafts of Waiting for the Light (University of Pittsburgh Press 2017), dated May 2016, one with a list of journals in which the poems appeared, one with comments by Judith Vollmer; letters from poet-critics Fran Adler, Marilyn Hacker, Donald Hall, Tony Hoagland, Harold Schweizer; and a group photograph from a 2013 Boston University conference "What is a Jewish Poem."

Modern Greek Studies Association Archives, 1968-2013

C0821 42 boxes
Consists jointly of the files of the Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA), established in 1968, and its official publication, the Journal of Modern Greek Studies , which began in 1983.
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Additional Records (February 2018 Accession), circa 1968-2014

Includes administrative and financial files of the Modern Greek Studies Association, including materials related to symposia and the association's official publication, the Journal of Modern Greek Studies. Specifically, files include reports for the journal with financial information and membership lists; general minutes and reports (2011-2013); hard-copy correspondence (2011-2013); symposium-related surveys and files (1993, 1995, 1997, 1999); corporate resolutions; taxes and other miscellaneous financial items; and publicity materials such as brochures.

Noël Riley Fitch Papers, 1858-2018 (mostly 1965-1995)

C0841 41 boxes 2 items 19.4 linear feet
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Consists of the writings, correspondence, interviews, printed works, and other additional papers of the American educator and author Noël Riley Fitch (1937- ). Also included are a selection of Sylvia Beach papers that Fitch consulted for her book Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties (1983).
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Additional Research Files, Correspondence, Photographs, and Audiovisual Materials, circa 1989-2018

Consists of additional papers donated in 2019, many of which pertain to Fitch's biography of Sylvia Beach and writings on French literary cafes. Materials include correspondence, research files, photographs, slides, and audiovisual materials (5 VHS tapes and 1 audiocassette).
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Noël Riley Fitch Papers, 1858-2018 (mostly 1965-1995)

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Consists of the writings, correspondence, interviews, printed works, and other additional papers of the American educator and author Noël Riley Fitch (1937- ). Also included are a selection of Sylvia Beach papers that Fitch consulted for her book Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties (1983).

¡Adelante Tigres! Latino Alumni Conference Collection, 1970-2010

AC455 1 box 52 digital files
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The Alumni Association of Princeton University organized the conference ¡Adelante Tigres! Celebrating Latino Alumni at Princeton University in the spring of 2017. The conference brought more than 750 alumni and guests to campus to reflect on and engage with not only the memories of Latino alumni but also the current experiences of Latino students at Princeton. The ¡Adelante Tigres! Collection consists of photographs and other records that Princeton alumni created and maintained during their time as Princeton students. Documented in the collection are a range of student activities, including cultural performances (dance and music), activism, reunions, and graduation. These materials were collected as part of the conference of the same name organized by the Alumni Association.
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¡Adelante Tigres! Latino Alumni Conference Collection, 1970-2010

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The Alumni Association of Princeton University organized the conference ¡Adelante Tigres! Celebrating Latino Alumni at Princeton University in the spring of 2017. The conference brought more than 750 alumni and guests to campus to reflect on and engage with not only the memories of Latino alumni but also the current experiences of Latino students at Princeton. The ¡Adelante Tigres! Collection consists of photographs and other records that Princeton alumni created and maintained during their time as Princeton students. Documented in the collection are a range of student activities, including cultural performances (dance and music), activism, reunions, and graduation. These materials were collected as part of the conference of the same name organized by the Alumni Association.

Todd S. Purdum Papers, 1950-2013 (mostly 2008-2012)

MC270 3 boxes 34 items
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Todd S. Purdum (1959-) is a political journalist whose work has appeared in a number of publications, including Vanity Fair, The New York Times, and POLITICO. The collection is mostly composed of Purdum's research materials on various political and cultural figures created for his work with Vanity Fair. Other noteworthy materials in the collection relate to Purdum's senior thesis written for Princeton University's History Department on the Eisenhower-era State Department's Loyalty-Security Program.
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Audiocassette Tapes, 1988-2008

This portion of the collection contains 50 audiocassette tapes, mostly of interviews conducted by Purdum for The New York Times, though a few tapes are of speeches or other types of recordings. The audiocassette tapes focus on major political figures and those associated with them, including Bill Clinton, John Kerry, Edward Koch, John McCain, Ralph Nader, Barack Obama, Colin Powell, Karl Rove, and others.

Princeton in Africa Records, 2001-2016

AC389 1 box 31768 digital files 1 websites
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Princeton in Africa (PiAf) is an independent affiliate of Princeton University that seeks to develop young leaders and advance Africa through humanitarian efforts. Collection consists of newsletters, bulletins, invitations to annual benefit, publications, news releases, promotional materials, and fundraising materials.

Blue Wind Press Records, 1967-2016 (mostly 1970-1993)

C1616 21 boxes
Consists of production files, correspondence, and administrative and financial records of Blue Wind Press and George Mattingly Design, mostly relating to books and literary journals published in the 1970s and early 1980s. Authors represented include William S. Burroughs, Ted Berrigan, Anselm Hollo, and others associated with the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the Actualist poetry movement.
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Administrative and Financial Records, 1967-2016

Consists of administrative and business records documenting the operations of Blue Wind Press and George Mattingly Design. Files include correspondence, contracts, and other documents pertaining to subsidiary rights, book contracts, book orders and sales, advertising, grants, and financial matters. There are also some clippings of reviews and publicity for Blue Wind Press books.
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Blue Wind Press Records, 1967-2016 (mostly 1970-1993)

Consists of production files, correspondence, and administrative and financial records of Blue Wind Press and George Mattingly Design, mostly relating to books and literary journals published in the 1970s and early 1980s. Authors represented include William S. Burroughs, Ted Berrigan, Anselm Hollo, and others associated with the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the Actualist poetry movement.

World Press Freedom Committee Records, 1921-2009 (mostly 1975-2009)

MC241 45 boxes 160 items
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The World Press Freedom Committee (1976-2009) was an organization dedicated to monitoring threats to press freedom, focusing on major intergovernmental organizations, especially UNESCO. The WPFC served as a watchdog against limitations on press freedom and provided practical assistance programs to journalists abroad, especially in developing countries, to enable them to establish and maintain a free press. The World Press Freedom Committee Records document the administration and activities of the WPFC for its entire period of operations and include project files, meeting minutes, correspondence, and publications.

Words Press Records, 1970-2018

C1651 4.2 linear feet 5 boxes
Words Press is a British publishing imprint specializing in poetry that has been operated by Julian Nangle (1947- ) since the 1970s. The collection includes extensive correspondence with authors, publishers, and booksellers, submission and proof copies and other publishing materials related to serials produced by the press, author files, prospectuses and ephemera related to other small publishers, and administrative records.
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A-J, 1970-2018

Includes correspondence with Lyman Andrews, Denys Val Baker, Kenneth Baker, Nicholas Baker, George Barker, Julian Barnes, Emily Bearn, John Bell, Asa Benveniste, Anne Beresford, Sir John Betjeman, B. C. Bloomfield, Wilfrid Blunt, Martin Booth, Edgar Bowers, Richard Box, William Boyd, Glynn Boyd Harte, Jaroslav Bradac, Eve Branson, Richard Branson, Andreas Brown, Carter Burden, Jim Burns, Richard Burns, Nigel Burwood, Michael C. Caine, Sebastian Carter, Lucy Cawthron, Douglas Chambers, Jean-Louis Chevalier, Leonard Clarke, Douglas Cleverdon, Alan Clodd, Bob Cobbing, Margie Cohen, Vernon Coleman, Bruton Connors, William Cookson, Guy Cooper, Pierre Couistillas, Robert Cross, Andrew Crozier, Neil Curry, Ivor Cutler, Peter Dale, Michael De-la-Noy, Nick Dennys, Peter Dent, Jane Deverson, Patrick Dickinson, Peter F. Du Sautoy, Anthony Edkins, Royston Ellis, Gavin Eward, Ruth Fainlight, Peter Fallon, James Fergusson, Michael Ffolkes, Evelyn Fieuf-Henri, Michael Ffinch, Peter Finch, Hans Fletcher, Bryan Forbes, Clare Foges, John Fowles, Christina Foyle, Clive Francis, Antonia Fraser, John Fuller, Patrick Garland, Phillida Gili, Allen Ginsberg, Joseph Gold, Giles Gordon, Robert Greacen, Lizze Graves, Richard Perceval Graves, Tomas Graves, William Graves, John Greening, Harry Guest, Thom Gunn, Deirdre Gunnison-Wiseman, Jack Hagstrom, Michael Hamburger, James Hanley, Adrian Harrngton, Lee Harwood, Michael Hastings, Norman Hidden, Vera Hitchcock, Peter Hoida, David Holbrook, Bill Hoffer, Glenn Horowitz, Michael Horowitz, Olwyn Hughes, Patrick Hughes, G. E. Hutchinson, Nick Hughes, Ted Hughes, Elspeth Huxley, H. Montgomery Hyde, Nicki Jackowska, Alan Jackson, Rosie Jackson, Tom Jackson, David Jaffin, Clive James, Peter Jay, and David Jones.

Margaret Snyder Papers, 1950-2021 (mostly 1970-1990)

MC096 85 boxes 2 items
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Dr. Margaret Snyder was actively involved in women's economic and development issues in various regions of the world for more than three decades. She served as advisor to Kenya and East African Women's Seminars, Regional Advisor of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Vice President of the Sirleaf Market Women's Fund, co-founded the African Training and Research Center for Women, and was the Founding Director of the United Nations Development Fund for Women. The papers document Dr. Snyder's career, the organizations she worked for, and the projects conducted to help women across the globe.

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

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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.