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John G. Reynolds Journal, 1837

WC011 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of a journal containing daily notations and copies of correspondence between Reynolds and his military superiors and the U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs during an emigration expedition (1837) of Creek Indians.
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John G. Reynolds Journal, 1837

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Consists of a journal containing daily notations and copies of correspondence between Reynolds and his military superiors and the U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs during an emigration expedition (1837) of Creek Indians.

Richard B. Cohen Collection of Francis S. Cockran, Reuben Yocum, and Bills Family Materials, 1845-1907

C1712 0.2 linear feet 1 box
Consists of three groups of 19th century materials that were formerly part of the Richard B. Cohen Civil War Collection. These include thirteen letters to Francis S. Cockran (1814-1886), a Maryland businessman, Navy officer, abolitionist, and Underground Railroad supporter; eight letters, bounty payments, and financial documents related to Reuben Yocum, 3rd Assistant Engineer on the U.S.S. Fort Hindman; and miscellaneous business records and letters related to the family business of John Houston Bills (1800-1871) and Leonidas Bills (1828-1881) in Bolivar, Tennessee.

Legal Accounts of John Morin Scott, 1829-1858

C0338 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of three hundred forty-six account sheets kept by American lawyer John Morin Scott (Princeton Class of 1805) covering his legal work in Philadelphia from June 1829 through March 1858.

John S. Copley Civil War Letters, 1861-1862

C1327 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of 24 letters by Union soldier John S. Copley to his friend Robert Moody throughout the first two years of the American Civil War. Copley, who served with the 9th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (38th Volunteers), includes detailed accounts of battles and life in various military camps.
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John S. Copley Civil War Letters, 1861-1862

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Consists of 24 letters by Union soldier John S. Copley to his friend Robert Moody throughout the first two years of the American Civil War. Copley, who served with the 9th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (38th Volunteers), includes detailed accounts of battles and life in various military camps.

Short Stories of Dorothy M. Johnson, 1948-1950

C0169 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts and some correspondence of Dorothy M. Johnson, a writer of Western fiction.

John Watts Letters to Thomas Champion, 1813-1819 (mostly 1814)

C0874 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of forty-eight letters by former chaplain John Watts to his friend Thomas Champion, a merchant at Mssrs. Rhodes &Champion in Sheffield.
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John Willis "Mni Wiconi, Honoring the Water Protectors" Photographs, 2016-2017

C1674 3 linear feet
Consists of 31 archival exhibition prints from the Mni Wiconi, Honoring the Water Protectors portfolio by John Willis.

Jonathan Edwards Family Collection, 1723-1798

C0233 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected correspondence, sermons, and documents of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) America's most important and original philosophical theologian, and his three sons, Timothy, Jonathan, and Pierpont Edwards.

Jorge Amado Letters, circa 1965-1985 (mostly 1980-1985)

C1622 1 box
The collection consists of typewritten and handwritten letters and postcards (circa 1965-1985) from Jorge Amado to Alvaro and Elisa Salema. Also included are typewritten letters from Zélia Amado to Alvaro and Elisa Salema.
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Margarita Aguirre Correspondence, 1958-1981

C0267 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence between Chilean author Margarita Aguirre and novelist and fellow countryman José Donoso.

Joseph François Chalard Translations of Four Novels by Alessandro Verri, 1810-1838

C1632 1 box
Consists of Joseph François Chalard's manuscript translations of four novels by the Italian author Alessandro Verri (1741-1816) into French, including "Les aventures de Sapho, poétesse de Mitylène" (Le avventure di Saffo poetessa di Mitilene), "La vie d'Erostrate" (La vita di Erostrato), and parts 1 and 2 of "Les nuits romaines au tombeau des Scipions" (Notti romane al sepolcro degli Scipioni).
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Joseph François Chalard Translations of Four Novels by Alessandro Verri, 1810-1838

Consists of Joseph François Chalard's manuscript translations of four novels by the Italian author Alessandro Verri (1741-1816) into French, including "Les aventures de Sapho, poétesse de Mitylène" (Le avventure di Saffo poetessa di Mitilene), "La vie d'Erostrate" (La vita di Erostrato), and parts 1 and 2 of "Les nuits romaines au tombeau des Scipions" (Notti romane al sepolcro degli Scipioni).

Joseph Lea Correspondence, 1799-1802

C0875 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence (approximately 125 letters) between Joseph Lea (Princeton Class of 1802) and his father, Thomas Lea.

Josiah S. Studdiford Family Correspondence, 1807-1862

C1495 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of the personal correspondence of Josiah S. Studdiford (1837-1862), documenting his service with the 4th New Jersey Infantry during the U.S. Civil War, including battles in which he was involved; his capture and time as a prisoner of war at Libby Prison (Va.) in the summer of 1862; and his death during the Battle of South Mountain (Md.) on September 14, 1862. Also included is the largely personal correspondence of several of Studdiford's relatives, including his grandfather, John Neely Simpson (1770-1832); his brother, Peter Augustus Studdiford (1828-1886); and his uncles, James Hervey Simpson (1813-1883) and Josiah Simpson (1815-1874). Many of those represented were Princeton University graduates.
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Josiah S. Studdiford Family Correspondence, 1807-1862

Consists of the personal correspondence of Josiah S. Studdiford (1837-1862), documenting his service with the 4th New Jersey Infantry during the U.S. Civil War, including battles in which he was involved; his capture and time as a prisoner of war at Libby Prison (Va.) in the summer of 1862; and his death during the Battle of South Mountain (Md.) on September 14, 1862. Also included is the largely personal correspondence of several of Studdiford's relatives, including his grandfather, John Neely Simpson (1770-1832); his brother, Peter Augustus Studdiford (1828-1886); and his uncles, James Hervey Simpson (1813-1883) and Josiah Simpson (1815-1874). Many of those represented were Princeton University graduates.
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Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), circa 1839-1860

Includes 2 letters to his nephew, Peter Augustus Studdiford, and his sister, Ellen Simpson Studdiford written from Buffalo, NY and Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin; and 1 unidentified letter about Simpson. In one of the letters to his nephew (March 4, 1839), Simpson describes Native American attacks that occurred in and around Tallahassee while Simpson was overseeing coastal surveys and road construction in Florida.

Samuel Gillet Navy Journals, 1827-1834

C1464 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Samuel T. Gillet (1809-1890) served in the U.S. Navy in the Mediterranean, 1827-1837. This collection consists mostly of travel journals from Gillet's service in the Mediterranean, 1827-1834.

Thomas Adams Papers, 1852-1859

C1452 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Thomas Adams (1830-1900) was a civil engineer, topographer, and surveyor who traveled west with Isaac Stevens (1818-1862), the newly-appointed governor of the Washington Territory. From 1853 to 1859, Adams served the party as meteorologist, topographer, sketch artist, and eventually, as assistant to Lieutenant John Mullan (1830-1909), who was in charge of the surveying. This collection consists of four journals and one letter book documenting Adams's life from 1852 to 1859. In addition to detailed descriptions of Adams's experiences, the journals also contain expertly drawn sketches of landscapes and forts, Native Americans, and animals, as well as home-made dictionaries of the Flathead language.
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Journal, 1853 May 5-1854 May 19

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This journal, approximately 132 pages of text and drawings, dates from May 1853 to May 1854 and narrates Adams's journey as part of a group traveling West with Isaac Stevens, the newly-appointed governor of the newly-created Washington Territory. Stevens was also appointed Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the territory. As Stevens traveled towards Washington Territory, he also arranged for the surveying of a railroad route across the northern part of the country, from St. Paul, Minnesota to the Puget Sound.
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"Journal of Thomas Adams, W.C.D.C. of Capitol Hill, A.D. 1852", 1852 June 30-August 8

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This volume, approximately 96 pages and 4 sketches, is titled, "Journal of Thomas Adams, W.C.D.C. of Capitol Hill, A.D. 1852." The journal includes details on his voyage on the S.S. Gallatin, twelve pages of notes from various publications, some verse, a pen-and-ink sketch of the U.S.S. Walker off Nantucket Bar, and three other miscellaneous pen-and-ink sketches.

Walter Minto Collection, 1787-1793

C1181 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of the eighteenth-century Scottish mathematician Walter Minto, who was one of Princeton University's earliest teachers of mathematics.

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.

Karađorđević Royal Family Photographs, circa 1900-1930

C1597 2 boxes
Consists of twenty one photographs relating to the Karađorđević royal family of Serbia and Yugoslavia.

Karl Eller photographs collection, 1930-1960

C1451 1 box 1 linear foot
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Consists of an open collection of photographs depicting Greek antiquities, portraits, and landscapes by Karl Eller.
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Kathleen Tankersley Young Correspondence, 1928-1932

C1273 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence of American author and editor Kathleen Tankersley Young with the New York book designer and printer Lew Ney and his wife, Ruth Widen.

Kees Verheul Letters from Nadezhda Mandelstam, 1968-1972

C1607 1 box
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Consists of 14 handwritten letters from Russian writer Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899-1980) to Dutch author and translator, Kees Verheul.
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Princeton University Library Collection of G. Berggren Photographs, circa 1880-1889

C0981 3 boxes 4.65 linear feet
Consists of photographs of Turkish sites taken by the Swedish photographer G. Berggren.

Kōnstantinos Stamatēs Letters to Panagiōtēs Kodrikas, 1788-1794

C1535 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Kōnstantinos Stamatēs (1764-1817) was a Greek patriot and secret agent working for the French government and for Michael Soutzo, the Prince of Wallachia and Moldavia, during the French Revolution. The collection consists of one hundred and ninety-eight letters from Stamatēs to Panagiōtēs Kodrikas (1762-1827), then secretary to Soutzo. Letters are primarily in Greek and are addressed from Paris (November 25, 1788 - 11 September 1793), Rouen (September 17, 1793), Le Havre-de-Grâce (September 30, 1793), Hamburg (October 15, 1793 - February 22, 1794), and Altona (March 1 - December 27, 1794).
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Kōnstantinos Stamatēs Letters to Panagiōtēs Kodrikas, 1788-1794

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Kōnstantinos Stamatēs (1764-1817) was a Greek patriot and secret agent working for the French government and for Michael Soutzo, the Prince of Wallachia and Moldavia, during the French Revolution. The collection consists of one hundred and ninety-eight letters from Stamatēs to Panagiōtēs Kodrikas (1762-1827), then secretary to Soutzo. Letters are primarily in Greek and are addressed from Paris (November 25, 1788 - 11 September 1793), Rouen (September 17, 1793), Le Havre-de-Grâce (September 30, 1793), Hamburg (October 15, 1793 - February 22, 1794), and Altona (March 1 - December 27, 1794).

The Heart of Maryland and Other Plays, by David Belasco, 1941

C0131 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of the manuscript, marked for typesetting, of American playwright David Belasco's The Heart of Maryland and Other Plays (1941), edited by Glenn Hughes and George Savage, as volume 18 in its series America's Lost Plays.

Violette Leduc Manuscripts and Correspondence with Simone de Beauvoir, 1945-1972

C1676 1.6 linear feet 4 boxes
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Consists of nearly 300 letters from Simone de Beauvoir to Violette Leduc documenting their literary friendship spanning four decades, along with 23 notebooks containing manuscript drafts of Leduc's autobiography, La Bâtarde (1964).

Lampersdorf Lutheran Congregation Registers, 1677-1822

C0979 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of six bound volumes kept by the Lutheran Congregation in Lampersdorf, Silesia (now Zaborow, Poland).

Princeton University Library Collection of James Monroe Materials, 1793-1824

C1142 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters and documents of James Monroe, fifth president of the United States.

L. R. Higgins California Lantern Slide Collection, 1910s-1942

C1437 3 boxes 0.8 linear feet
This collection primarily consists of glass lantern slides of California collected by L. R. Higgins dating from the 1910s-1920s, and possibly from the 1930s. California locales and subjects include Pasadena and vicinity, Camp Baldy and vicinity, sequoias, Yosemite Valley, the High Sierras, the city and residences of Los Angeles, the Tournament of Roses, Spanish mission churches, the town of Riverside, colored slides of local semi-precious gemstones, and relief maps of California.

Latin America photographs collection, 1930s

C1355 1 box .2 linear feet
An open collection of Latin America photographs.

Lauretta McDowell Photograph Albums and Memoir, 1947

C1726 0.4 linear feet 1 box
This collection consists of two photograph albums and a typewritten memoir documenting Lauretta McDowell's six-month period of work as a cadet nurse at the Tacoma (Cushman) Indian Hospital on Puyallup land in Washington State. The albums include photographs of Puyallup and other Indigenous patients, as well as McDowell's fellow nurses and doctors.
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Lauretta McDowell Photograph Albums and Memoir, 1947

This collection consists of two photograph albums and a typewritten memoir documenting Lauretta McDowell's six-month period of work as a cadet nurse at the Tacoma (Cushman) Indian Hospital on Puyallup land in Washington State. The albums include photographs of Puyallup and other Indigenous patients, as well as McDowell's fellow nurses and doctors.

United Spanish War Veterans Mrs. Edmund Rice Auxiliary Meeting Records, 1906-1922

C1673 1 box 2.0 linear feet (1 container)
Consists of three meeting ledgers documenting the activities of the Mrs. Edmund Rice Auxiliary of the United Spanish War Veterans, an American women's organization run by suffragists and philanthropists that advocated for veterans and their families during the first two decades of the 20th century, including during World War I.

Lee Family Collection, 1780-1886

C1108 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters and documents by and about members of the Lee family of Virginia. The Lee family is a historically significant Virginia political family, whose many prominent members are known for their accomplishments in politics and the military. They are descended from the Lees of Shropshire, England, and became prominent in colonial America when Colonel Richard Lee emigrated to Virginia and made his fortune in tobacco. Members of the family represented in this collection include Francis Lightfoot Lee (1734–1797) and Richard Henry Lee (1732–1794), both signers of the Declaration of Independence, Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee (1756-1818), and, most famously, Robert E. Lee (1807–1870), commander of the Confederate armies in the American Civil War.
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Lee Family Collection, 1780-1886

Consists of selected letters and documents by and about members of the Lee family of Virginia. The Lee family is a historically significant Virginia political family, whose many prominent members are known for their accomplishments in politics and the military. They are descended from the Lees of Shropshire, England, and became prominent in colonial America when Colonel Richard Lee emigrated to Virginia and made his fortune in tobacco. Members of the family represented in this collection include Francis Lightfoot Lee (1734–1797) and Richard Henry Lee (1732–1794), both signers of the Declaration of Independence, Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee (1756-1818), and, most famously, Robert E. Lee (1807–1870), commander of the Confederate armies in the American Civil War.

Philip Ten Eyck Letters to Philip J. Schuyler, 1793-1810

C1551 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of over 40 letters from New York City bookseller and politician Philip Ten Eyck to Philip J. Schuyler that document local, regional, and national politics as well as other prominent current events, among other topics.

Lewis, Adler and Laws Records, 1899-1934

C0481 12 boxes
Consists of letterpress copybooks of letters (1899-1934) sent by the Philadelphia law firm of Lewis, Adler and Laws to its clients.

William Charles Smith Correspondence, 1935-1971

C1203 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence of British musicologist William Charles Smith related to music and to George Frederic Handel.

Newton T. Hartshorn Collection, 1861-1864

C1073 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of thirty-six letters written by Captain Newton T. Hartshorn, U.S. Army, to his brother during the Civil War.

Mark Twain Collection, 1872-1921 (mostly 1872-1908)

C1036 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Collection consists of material by or about the celebrated American writer Mark Twain, including correspondence, photographs, and ephemera.

Samuel Jackson Reid Letters, 1901-1919

C0526 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of letters written by Samuel Jackson Reid (Princeton Class of 1906) to his mother, father, brother, and sister from 1901, the year before he entered Princeton, to his death in August, 1918, on a battlefield in France.

Theophilus Parvin Collection, 1823-1834

C1155 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts of Theophilus Parvin III, a nineteenth-century Presbyterian missionary from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Sir William Rothenstein Letters, 1898-1943

C0923 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 34 letters and postcards by the English painter Sir William Rothenstein to four correspondents: Henry Davray, Elizabeth Jungmann, F. H. Sunderland, and E. G. Wolfe.

Robert Rudd Whiting Papers, 1901-1918

C0573 3 boxes 1.15 linear feet
Consists of works, correspondence, photographs, and scrapbooks of American journalist Robert Rudd Whiting (Princeton Class of 1901).
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Richard Roe Letters to John Thelwell, 1805-1808

C1195 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of eighteen letters by Richard Roe, an irish stenographer and writer, to English author John Thelwell concerning Roe's life, business endeavors, and books on the English language.
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Ralph Rylance Letters to John Freeman Milward Dovaston, 1818-1833

C0764 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a group of 25 letters, 1818-1833, addressed to John Freeman Milward Dovaston (1782-1854) at Salisbury and London, England, by his friend and fellow author Ralph Rylance.

Letters to Michaēl Iatros, 1837-1857

C1728 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of incoming letters to Michaēl Iatros, a Greek politician and merchant, from several merchants and philanthropists, and members of the clergy.
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Letters, 1837-1857

Consists of incoming correspondence from several individuals from several places of Greece (Corinth, Gythio, Kalamata, Nauplio, Patras, Sparta and other places). The bulk of the letters come from the Petzalē brothers in Patras (Greece). Other corresponders named are: Dionysios Aravantinos, Stauros Stauroulopoulos, Giōrgos Michos, K.N. Michalopoulos, Spyros Alexandrakēs, P. Alexandrakēs, N. Dēmētriadēs, Ioannēs Meindanopoulos, Iōannēs Euthymiou, P. Dēmētriou, Ēlias Lykourezos, and Iatros' wife Magdalēnē.

"To Be a Marine" by Henry Aplington, 1986-1989

C0898 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a typescript of American marine Henry Aplington's unpublished autobiography "To Be a Marine" and two related letters he wrote to Princeton professor Samuel Hynes.
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Maurice Hewlett Letters to Sir Henry Newbolt, 1903-1928

C0844 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by English poet Maurice Hewlett to his fellow poet Sir Henry Newbolt, spanning the years 1903 or 1904 to 1921, though many letters are undated.

Wendell Wilcox Letters to Frank Sandiford, 1965-1981

C0828 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Wendell Wilcox was an American novelist and storywriter. Consists of 85 autograph and typed letters written by Wilcox from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to his friends Frank and Frances Sandiford in various towns in New York. Also present are 6 letters (1968-1969) by Esther Wilcox to the Sandifords.

Louis O. Coxe Letters to William Meredith, 1939-1984

C0730 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of approximately 110 letters by Louis O. Coxe (Princeton Class of 1940) to his former classmate, fellow poet, and friend William Meredith, primarily during the 1940s and 1970s.
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Mary Anne Hughes Letters to J. T. J. Hewlett, 1842-1844

C1300 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by Mary Anne Hughes to nineteenth-century English novelist J. T. J. Hewlett.

Raymond Mortimer Letters to Edward Sackville-West, 1925-1963

C0800 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 73 letters (1925-1961) by English author and literary critic Raymond Mortimer to his life-long friend Edward Sackville-West, both members of the "Bloomsbury Group."