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Honoré de Balzac Collection, 1832-1850

C0386 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists mainly of photostats of correspondence between nineteenth-century French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac and his mother, Madame Surville, and the editor Hippolyte Souverain.
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Juan Abreu Papers, 1974-1975

C0999 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts of A la Sombra del Mar and Libro de los Exhortaciones al Amor, notes, and one letter from Abreu to Reinaldo Arenas.

Waterman Thomas Hewett Collection, 1914-1920

C1082 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of material about the burning of Columbia, South Carolina, during the Civil War collected from source material by Waterman Thomas Hewett, an American educator and editor.

Alice Raphael Collection of Faust Materials, 1938-1960

C1431 1 box 1.2 linear feet
The Alice Raphael Collection of Faust Materials contains photographs and epherema relating to the Yale bicentennial of Goethe's Faust , for which Alice Raphael's translation was used, as well as information about other productions of Faust and about Raphael's other work.

Peter N. Heydon Collection of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning Furniture, undated

C1466 8 items
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Includes a few artifacts of British poets Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) and Robert Browning (1812-1889).

Nancy Mitford Collection, 1966-1973

C1204 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by Nancy Mitford, Britsth novelist and biographer, to Elizabeth Forbes, manager of the London bookstore G. Heywood Hill, Ltd.

Caleb Frank Gates Papers, 1919-1932

C0558 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of papers of Caleb Frank Gates dating from part of his tenure as president of Robert College, Istanbul, including the years on leave (1922-1923) that he served as adviser to the United States high commissioner at the peace conference on Near Eastern affairs in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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Caleb Frank Gates Papers, 1919-1932

Consists of papers of Caleb Frank Gates dating from part of his tenure as president of Robert College, Istanbul, including the years on leave (1922-1923) that he served as adviser to the United States high commissioner at the peace conference on Near Eastern affairs in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Donald L. Gordon Papers, 1929-1946

C1458 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and columns related to Donald L. Gordon's role as editor of the American News of Books and contributor to the Saturday Evening Post.
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Peter R. Decker Collection, 1830-1843

C0993 1 box 1.6 linear feet
Consists chiefly of a nineteenth-century diary of Peter R. Decker, resident of Shawangunk, N.Y.

Walden, ou, La Vie dans les Bois, 1922

C0854 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a typed manuscript, with holograph corrections, of Louis Fabulet's translation of Henry David Thoreau's Walden.

Einstein in Japan Collection, 1920-1923

C0904 3 boxes 3.7 linear feet
Consists of memorabilia from German physicist Albert Einstein's 1922 trip to Japan.

Ottoman Turkish Documents from Greece, 1829-1906

C0629 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of various Ottoman Turkish documents (1829-1906), with some Greek annotations, pertaining to the areas of Trikala (Tricca), Ioannina (Janina), Karditsa and Thessaly in Greece.

Gülmez Frères Photographs Collection, 1880-1889

C1113 1 box 1.4 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of photographs by the Turkish photographers Gülmez Frères.
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Alba Houghton Warren Papers, 1864-1940 (mostly 1938-1940)

C0462 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of Alba Houghton Warren (Princeton Class of 1936), professor of English at Princeton (1945-1955), relating to his earlier work "Richard Hengist Horne: A Literary Biography," which apparently was never published.
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Walter Magnes Teller Collection on Thomas Hood, 1860-1940

C0165 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of background material relating to Walter Magnes Teller's proposed biography of English poet Thomas Hood.

The Intent of the Artist (Manuscript), Edited by Augusto Centeno, 1941

C0127 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of the printer's copy of the manuscript for The Intent of the Artist , edited by Centeno and published by the Princeton University Press in 1941.

Nadine Taub Collection of Sally Frank Court Documents, 1879-1992 (mostly 1979-1992)

AC194 18 boxes
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The Nadine Taub Collection of Sally Frank Court Documents chronicle Nadine Taub's role as co-counsel for Sally Frank, Princeton Class of 1980, in her thirteen-year legal battle after filing a sex discrimination complaint with the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights against Ivy Club, Tiger Inn, University Cottage Club and Princeton University, alleging that the clubs discriminated against her because of her gender. A significant part of the collection contains legal documents from Sally Frank's co-counsel as well as from defending counsel; research material including minutes, reports, newspaper clippings, campus publications, correspondence, and deeds; correspondence to and from Nadine Taub and Sally Frank, which is restricted until 2016; and from various counsel and judicial members.

Undergraduate Student Government Records, 1962-2022 (mostly 1982-1997)

AC185 7 boxes 6 items 2 websites 0.1 GB
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The Undergraduate Student Government (USG), established in 1975, was founded on the principles of representation and independence fostered during the student agitation and institutional reforms of the previous decade. The bulk of the collection consists of the records and publications of the Undergraduate Student Government from 1982 to 1997. Campaign and publicity records from the Princeton University Democrats, and student activism files from the office of Princeton University Professor Stanley Kelley are included in the collection as well.

Thomas Nast Scrapbooks, 1871-1909

C0328 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of three scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings and some letters chronicling the life of Nast when he was caricaturist for Harper's Weekly.

Max Beerbohm Caricatures, 1900

C0324 1 box 1.3 linear feet
Consists of six original drawings by English parodist Sir Max Beerbohm: caricatures of Sir Arthur W. Pinero, Harry Furniss, William Watson, Stephen Phillips, Hall Caine, and the Prince of Wales (Edward VII).
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Savannah River Baptist Association Minutes, 1802-1830

C0503 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscript and printed copies of minutes of annual meetings of the Savannah Baptist Association from its origin in 1802 to 1830.

England - Argentina Trade Collection, 1859-1885

C1287 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents relating to Liverpool (England) merchants and their shippers and counterparts in Buenos Aires (Argentina) during the second half of the nineteenth century. Correspondence (1882-1885) between Alexander Gifford (Liverpool) and his brother Edward (Buenos Aires) forms the bulk of the material.

Young Ewing Allison Papers, 1897-1932

C1003 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of Young Ewing Allison, a Kentucky newspaperman and editor.

George Russell Brown Family Collection, 1865-1932

C1017 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of documents and newspaper clippings about Civil War veteran George Russell Brown and college essays of his son, Princeton student George Russell Brown, Jr.

Rev. Alford Kelley Collection, 1886-1927

C1101 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts of sermons, verse, and crossword puzzles by Rev. Alford Kelley, a Presbyterian minister in Baltimore, Maryland.

Council of the Princeton University Community Records, 1965-2016 (mostly 1969-1976)

AC183 15 boxes 2 items
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The Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) was born out of the Special Committee on the Structure of the University established by President Robert F. Goheen in May 1968. CPUC is primarily a deliberative and consultative body, with the authority to "consider and investigate" university policy, governance, and any general issue related to the welfare of the University. Much of the work of the Council takes place through its standing committees: the Executive Committee, the Committee on Rights and Rules, the Committee on Governance, the Committee on Priorities, the Committee on Resources, and the Judicial Committee.

Merrell Noden Papers, 1998-2015

AC501 3.5 linear feet (5 Boxes)
Merrell Noden (1955 -2015), class of 1978, was a journalist and cross country coach based primarily in New Jersey who contributed regularly to the Princeton Alumni Weekly. This collection features microcassettes as well as written and typed notes from interviews with Princeton Alumni taken for Princeton Alumni Weekly.

Princeton University Library Collection of Kōstas Zēmerēs Photographs, 1900-1999

C1342 1 box 1.7 linear feet
Kostas Zēmerēs was born in 1886 in Katēchōri Pelion. He studied at the Commercial School of Volos, where he took his first lessons from the painter Iōannēs Poulakas. In 1904 he went to the United States where he worked in photo labs collaborating with painters and photographers. There he had the opportunity to study at the Art Institute of Saint Louis. He returned to Greece in 1912 where he was recruited during the Balkan Wars. Later, after the World War I, he remained in Athens working with great photographers, such as George Bouka and Nelly's. Finally he returned to Volos where he worked as a professional photographer and painter. He participated in many exhibitions in Greece and abroad, such as in Calais (France) in 1925 and Liverpoool (England) in 1926. He received the gold medal at the International Exhibition of Thessalonikē (Greece) in 1932 and 1936. Zēmerēs gave us the unique photographs of the painter Theophilos Chatzēmichaēl. He died at the age of 96. Consists of an open collection of silver prints depicting Greek landscapes by Kōstas Zēmerēs.
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Mary Jane and Daniel Woodward Collection of M. F. K. Fisher Letters, 1946-1988

C1226 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters by M. F. K. Fisher, a prolific writer of books dealing with food and the culture of cuisine.

Woody Allen Papers, 1955-2012

TC002 56 boxes 10 items 26.8 linear feet
This collection contains writings by filmmaker and author Woody Allen. It includes copies of short stories, essays, articles, and the majority of Allen's films, along with original and various drafts of his prose work, plays and screenplays, some of which are either unpublished or unproduced.

L. Ashton Sly Collection of Musical Scores, 1922-1958

TC068 8 boxes
The L. Ashton Sly Collection of Musical Scores is a 137 volume collection of vocal scores and/or libretti for one hundred twenty-three musical comedies, comic operas, and operettas, including twenty-eight full production promptbooks. These are arranged alphabetically by title and housed in 8 record center cartons.

George C. Tyler Papers, 1899-1941

TC075 67 boxes
Consists primarily of correspondence between Broadway producer George C. Tyler and many well-known theater people including dramatists Eugene O'Neill and Booth Tarkington.

Alan S. Downer Collection, 1939-1970

TC095 46 boxes 20 linear feet
Consists of personal papers of Alan S. Downer, Princeton professor of English (1946-1970), including correspondence, articles, lecture notes, and photographs, as well as material relating to various professional organizations to which he belonged, much of it associated with American theater.

Mathews Family Papers, 1790-1878 (mostly 1815-1865)

TC047 7 boxes 2.8 linear feet
Consists of papers of the Mathews family, a 19th-century English theatrical family whose members performed and wrote for the stage and achieved fame as gifted mimics and comedians. Much of the correspondence in the collection is between the family members. Also included are manuscripts of autobiographies written by both the father and son, as well as some manuscripts of monologues, songs, roles, and music.

Princeton University Library Collection of Blanche Pauli Materials, 1866-1932 (mostly 1890-1904)

TC054 4 boxes 2.25 linear feet
Blanche Pauli (born Virginia C. Taney) was an American singer, actress, and vaudeville performer who worked mainly in stock companies touring the northeastern United States and Canada from the late 1890s through 1904. The collection consists of personal and family correspondence and documents, photographs, play scripts and actor's sides, sheet music, playbills, clippings, and other materials related to her professional career. Some materials also relate to Pauli's husband, Herman Utley Boardman; her performance partner, Robson Dalton; and other members of her family.

Richard Pleasant Papers, 1930-1970 (mostly 1940-1960)

TC056 12 boxes 5.2 linear feet
Consists of writings, correspondence, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, press releases, newspapers, clippings, and miscellaneous material relating to Richard Pleasant, a founder of the Ballet Theatre.

Luigi Pirandello Correspondence with Marta Abba, 1923-1936

TC098 15 boxes 3.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence between Italian playwright Luigi Pirandello and the Italian actress Marta Abba, who spent much of her life interpreting his plays. Pirandello's forty-three plays, as well as other literary works, are discussed in the correspondence, which reveals the special "maestro-disciple" relationship shared by the couple.

Clinton Wilder Collection, 1934-1979

TC085 20 boxes 10.1 linear feet
Clinton Wilder (Princeton Class of 1943) was an American theatrical producer. His collection consists of playbills he collected as well as typescripts and production materials of plays he produced.

Tennessee Williams Manuscripts, 1947-1961

TC081 1 box 6 items 0.45 linear feet
This collection consists of early versions of seven works by American playwright, novelist, and storywriter, Tennessee Williams.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Theater Miscellaneous Manuscripts, 1726-1978

TC097 15 boxes 6 linear feet
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Consists of an assembled collection of correspondence of playwrights, authors, actors and actresses, and theater managers, and other manuscript materials relating to American and English theater from the 1720s through the 1970s.

Vardaman Collection, 1881-1927

TC089 8 boxes 4 linear feet
Mansel V. Boyle (1877-1945) was a popular vaudeville performer best known by the stage name Vardaman. Active on the vaudeville circuit from 1901 through 1925, Vardaman was billed as a female impersonator, often appearing on programs as "Vardaman, the Gay Deceiver" or "Vardaman, the Auburn-haired Beauty." The collection consists of papers of Vardaman, including personal and business correspondence, appointment books, route sheets, contracts, scripts, photographic materials, clippings, and playbills, as well as photographs and printed materials documenting other vaudeville, minstrel, and burlesque performers active from the 1880s through the 1920s.

Fanny Davenport Collection, 1870s-1890s

TC108 9 boxes 5 linear feet
Consists of papers of Fanny Davenport, a popular nineteenth-century American actress and theater manager.

Historic, Descriptive and Subject Files Relating to or About the William Seymour Theatre Collection, Covering the Years of Operation as a Separate Library Unit, 1936-2000

TC120 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Files include correspondence about the founding of Princeton University Libray's William Seymour Theatre Collection, the gala dinner opening night, efforts to enlarge the collection in the 1940 to 1960s, and descriptive writings about the collection by the various curators.

Edward Anthony Papers, 1920s -1950s

TC125 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Edward Anthony was a noted writer and publisher in the twentieth century, known primarily for his light verse. His papers include several manuscripts, including an autobiography co-authored with Clyde Beatty about circus animal training and a collection of poems. A few miscellaneous papers, such as letters and a date book from 1928 complete the collection.

Philip Ashton Rollins Collection, 1887-1950 (mostly 1900-1930)

WC001 25 boxes 14 linear feet
Consists of personal papers and material related to the American West collected by Philip Ashton Rollins (1869-1950).
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"Photographs Taken during the Princeton Scientific Expedition of 1889", undated

Photograph album presented to the Library by Rollins, Class of 1889. The photographs are captioned; participants include Prof. W. B. Scott, H. M. Alexander (Class of 1890), James Boyd (Class of 1886), Furman Kneeland (Class of 1889), and Arthur M. Miller (Class of 1884). Numerous camp scenes and daily activities.

Eirlys Roberts Collection, 1935-1977

C1263 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of miscellaneous material of Eirlys Roberts primarily relating to her United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation work in Italy and Albania during World War II and at the Consumers' Association, a consumer rights organization in the United Kingdom.

Lydia Maria Child Collection, 1857-1878

C1032 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs of the nineteenth-century American author and abolitionist Lydia Maria Francis Child.

The Italian Madrigal, by Alfred Einstein, 1949

C0423 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of the German manuscript of, and other material related to, The Italian Madrigal (1949) by the German-American musicologist Alfred Einstein.

Intermission, by Calvin Tomkins, 1947-1951

C0476 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts of Calvin Tomkins (Princeton Class of 1947) for his first novel, Intermission (1951).

Henry Clay Stewart Collection, 1882-1884

C1258 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists mostly of letters (1882-1884) Henry Clay Stewart sent to his parents while he was a student at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), providing an inside look at the life of a Princeton student towards the end of the nineteenth century.