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Greenwich Island, Pennsylvania, Collection, 1782-1796

C1070 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of 72 18th-century documents for accounts, tax collection, or the sale of land in the Township of Greenwich, in Berks County, Pa.
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Charles-Antoine Chancerel Manuscripts on Oidapa, 1888-1892

C1639 1 box
Consists of manuscript grammar books and a dictionary documenting an artificial language called Oidapa (Oïdapa, Oīdapa) that was invented by French civil engineer Charles-Antoine Chancerel in the late 19th century.

Graduate Alumni Public Files, 1921-1997

AC478 12 boxes
The Bureau of Alumni Records was established in January 1949 as an outgrowth of the records office maintained by the Graduate Council, the governing body of the Princeton University Alumni Association. The collection consists of public files of former graduate students of Princeton University.

Graduate Alumni Records, 1839-2016

AC105 792 boxes
The records consist of the academic files of former graduate students of Princeton University. The information contained in each file varies greatly but can include grades cards, Graduate School applications, a photograph of the student, letters of recommendation, as well as biographical information, lists of achievements, news clippings, and obituaries. Please see "Other Finding Aids" under "Find More" for a list of the five finding aids to the Graduate Alumni Records, divided by time period.
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Graduate Alumni Records, 1839-2016

The records consist of the academic files of former graduate students of Princeton University. The information contained in each file varies greatly but can include grades cards, Graduate School applications, a photograph of the student, letters of recommendation, as well as biographical information, lists of achievements, news clippings, and obituaries. Please see "Other Finding Aids" under "Find More" for a list of the five finding aids to the Graduate Alumni Records, divided by time period.

Glen Shoemaker and Douglas Bates Columbia River Dam Sites Aerial Photographs, 1935 September- 1937 May

C1681 2 linear feet 2 boxes
Consists of 177 silver gelatin aerial photographs taken by civil engineers Glen Walter Shoemaker (1892-1982) and Douglas Bates (1893-1963) for the Portland District U.S. Amry Corps of Engineers documenting the Columbia River during the Great Depression as construction and installation of power generating machinery at the Bonneville Dam project began changing the flow and nature of the river.
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Glen Shoemaker and Douglas Bates Columbia River Dam Sites Aerial Photographs, 1935 September- 1937 May

Consists of 177 silver gelatin aerial photographs taken by civil engineers Glen Walter Shoemaker (1892-1982) and Douglas Bates (1893-1963) for the Portland District U.S. Amry Corps of Engineers documenting the Columbia River during the Great Depression as construction and installation of power generating machinery at the Bonneville Dam project began changing the flow and nature of the river.

Gifford Princeton Wrestling scrapbooks collection, 1934-1939

AC300 1 box
Eli "Giff" Gifford '37 (full name: Eli Garfield Gifford) was class president of the Princeton Class of 1937. He was an avid follower of Princeton wrestling, and his brother Joseph Tomlinson Gifford '39 was a varsity wrestler prior to his death in a car crash in his senior year. The collection consists of three scrapbooks containing clippings about the Princeton wrestling team.
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Gifford Princeton Wrestling scrapbooks collection, 1934-1939

Eli "Giff" Gifford '37 (full name: Eli Garfield Gifford) was class president of the Princeton Class of 1937. He was an avid follower of Princeton wrestling, and his brother Joseph Tomlinson Gifford '39 was a varsity wrestler prior to his death in a car crash in his senior year. The collection consists of three scrapbooks containing clippings about the Princeton wrestling team.

George Law Mackenzie photograph albums, 1901-1905

WC003 1 box .2 linear feet
George Law MacKenzie was a student at the Institution of Mining Engineers (Great Britain) as well as an elected member of the Geological Society of London (1902). Consists of three photograph albums containing 148 albumen and gelatin silver snapshots. Two of the albums were compiled by Mackenzie and apparently document a single trip across Europe and the United States with images of cities, mines, and people encountered along the way. Many images have manuscript captions.
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George Law Mackenzie photograph albums, 1901-1905

George Law MacKenzie was a student at the Institution of Mining Engineers (Great Britain) as well as an elected member of the Geological Society of London (1902). Consists of three photograph albums containing 148 albumen and gelatin silver snapshots. Two of the albums were compiled by Mackenzie and apparently document a single trip across Europe and the United States with images of cities, mines, and people encountered along the way. Many images have manuscript captions.

George Economou Papers, 2010-2016

C1377 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of hard copies of Economou's poems, typescripts, and a notebook.
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George A. Vaughn, Jr. Papers, 1917-1991

AC343 1 box
George "Bob" Vaughn, Jr., Class of 1919, was a decorated World War I pilot and a pioneer in the aviation field. The collection consists of newspaper clippings, scrapbook pages, photographs, filmed interviews, an autobiographical manuscript and other materials that document the life and aeronautical career of George Vaughn.
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Charles W. Tinckam Collection, 1866-1873

C1234 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of nineteenth-century English editor Charles W. Tinckam with about 45 poets, authors, songwriters, or their representatives, seeking permission to use their poems in his anthology The Poets' Year, Being Pastoral Pictures of the Season, which was published in 1874.

Gabriel García Márquez Correspondence with Rogelio García Lupo, 1965-1970

C1650 1 box
Consists of seven typed letters by Gabriel García Marquez and five typed letters by Rogelio García Lupo.

F. Van Wyck Mason's "Stars on the Sea" Typescript, 1940

C0040 1 box
Consists of the printer's typescript for American novelist F. Van Wyck Mason's novel Stars on the Sea.
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Frustrated Administrators Committee Records, 1963-1974

AC296 1 box
The Frustrated Administrators Committee was a Princeton University committee that brought together administrators from across campus to discuss common problems. Consists of meeting announcements and a brief history of the Frustrated Administrators Committee.
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Friedrich Dobe photographs collection, 1925-1930

C1395 2 boxes
Consists of an open collection of photographs by Dobe.

Fred Lewis Pattee Collection on The Poems of Philip Freneau, 1900-1905

C1157 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of editor Fred Lewis Pattee and others relating to the publishing of The Poems of Philip Freneau (3 vols., 1902-1907). Freneau was an eighteenth-century American poet, often called the "poet of the American Revolution."

Frederick Hudson Collection, 1967-1986

C1083 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of selected correspondence between musicologists Frederick Hudson and J. Merrill Knapp regarding George Frideric Handel and other composers.
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Francis Martin Ellis notes on Japan, 1946

MC045 1 box
Contains notes of Ellis (Princeton Class of 1945) entitled "Notes on the Present Political Situation" in Japan, covering June 28 to August 10, 1946, during the period in which he served as a translator and interpreter of Japanese.
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Francis Catlin Collection on Princeton Bicentennial Celebration, circa 1930-1964

AC452 1 box
Francis Catlin was a member of the Princeton University Class of 1947. The collection contains materials distributed at the 1947 Bicentennial Convocation celebrating Princeton University's 200th anniversary.
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Frances Bragdon West Autograph Collection, 1873-1942

C1268 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters and autographs of authors, poets, critics, politicians, clergy, musicians, scientists, and other prominent personlities, as well as letters of friends and family, collected by Frances Bragdon West, wife of Princeton's first curator of numismatics.
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Food Services Managers Staff Meeting Minutes, 1963-1964

AC314 1 box
In 1954 the administration of Princeton University followed through on long-standing plans to create an official student center. The collection consists of one bound volume containing the detailed minutes of meetings of managerial staff of the Chancellor Green Student Center from 1963-1964.
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Floyd H. Black Collection of Diplomas, 1925-1942

C0361 3 boxes
Consists of copies of approximately seven hundred diplomas of graduates of the American College of Sofia, Bulgaria, collected by Black, the college president.
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Flannery O'Connor Letters to Ashley Brown, 1958-1964

C1150 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of thirty-eight letters written by the Southern author Flannery O'Connor to her friend Ashley Brown.
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Fergus M. Bordewich Tapes, 1959-1972

MC101 1 box
Fergus M. Bordewich is a journalist and author of the books Bound for Canaan, Killing the White Man's Indian, My Mother's Ghost, and Cathay: A Journey in Search of Old China. As a journalist, he has traveled throughout Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, writing about human rights and other issues for The New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, Readers Digest, and other periodicals. The Bordewich tapes are recordings of Community Council meetings and other meetings related to Native American affairs, most of which took place in 1959.
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Fergus M. Bordewich Tapes, 1959-1972

Fergus M. Bordewich is a journalist and author of the books Bound for Canaan, Killing the White Man's Indian, My Mother's Ghost, and Cathay: A Journey in Search of Old China. As a journalist, he has traveled throughout Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, writing about human rights and other issues for The New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, Readers Digest, and other periodicals. The Bordewich tapes are recordings of Community Council meetings and other meetings related to Native American affairs, most of which took place in 1959.

Federal Republic of Germany anti-communist collection, 1951-1953

MC064 1 box
Consists of anti-communist propaganda from West Germany, including newspapers, serials, leaflets, and stickers.

Federal Bureau of Investigation Conference papers, 1971

AC312 1 box
Formed in 1970, the Committee for Public Justice was an affiliate organization of the ACLU composed of writers, lawyers, educators and other parties who felt that the United States was entering a period of political repression. The collection consists of twelve papers on the FBI presented at a conference sponsored by the Committee for Public Justice and held at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in October 1971.
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Federal Bureau of Investigation Conference papers, 1971

Formed in 1970, the Committee for Public Justice was an affiliate organization of the ACLU composed of writers, lawyers, educators and other parties who felt that the United States was entering a period of political repression. The collection consists of twelve papers on the FBI presented at a conference sponsored by the Committee for Public Justice and held at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in October 1971.

Demetrios Zoios Family Papers, 1890-1925

C1271 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of over one hundred twenty-four Greek letters, documents, and other family papers of Greek high-school teacher Demetrios Zoios.

Department of Electrical Engineering Device Physics Laboratory Technical Reports, 1971, 1971

ENG017 1 volume 1.0 linear feet
Consists of technical reports created by the Device Physics Laboratory of the Department of Electrical Engineerng at Princeton University during 1971.

Carl Van Vechten Photographs of Eugene O'Neill, 1932-1936

TC100 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 113 photographs of American dramatist Eugene O'Neill and his wife, Carlotta, taken by American writer and photographer Carl Van Vechten.

Esther and Doris Hoffman Correspondence, 1925-1959

MC317 0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Esther Hoffman served with the Intelligence Establishment of the Department of the Army for over forty-one years. Doris Hoffman worked as a secretary for the League of Nations Commission in Peking, China between 1929 and 1934. The collection consists largely of letters written home by sisters Esther and Doris Hoffman while employed in Peking, China between 1925 and 1941.
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Esther and Doris Hoffman Correspondence, 1925-1959

Esther Hoffman served with the Intelligence Establishment of the Department of the Army for over forty-one years. Doris Hoffman worked as a secretary for the League of Nations Commission in Peking, China between 1929 and 1934. The collection consists largely of letters written home by sisters Esther and Doris Hoffman while employed in Peking, China between 1925 and 1941.

Erwin Panofsky Letters to Mrs. Alfred Barr, 1932-1967

C0050 1 box .2 linear feet
Consists mostly of letters by German-American art historian Erwin Panofsky to friend and art historian Margaret Scolari Barr.
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Erskine Peters Correspondence, 1977-1997 (mostly 1980-1989)

C0855 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of approximately 170 letters received by American Afro-American studies professor Erskine Peters.

Ernest Dowson Collection, 1889-1897

C1325 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected letters, both in English and French, by the nineteetnh-century English poet and novelist Ernest Christopher Dowson. His correspondents include other writers, poets, journalists, and editors from France and England.
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Ernest Dowson Collection, 1889-1897

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Consists of selected letters, both in English and French, by the nineteetnh-century English poet and novelist Ernest Christopher Dowson. His correspondents include other writers, poets, journalists, and editors from France and England.

Ellis Voting Machine Collection, 1879-1900

C1309 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected material relating to the Ellis Voting Machine developed by W. R. Ellis in California in the 1890s.

Emily Brown Reports and Memoranda for the War Relocation Authority and the Federal Security Agency, 1871-1988 (mostly 1944-1946)

C1736 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Primarily consists of reports, memoranda, and drafts of speeches and press releases created in the course of Emily Brown's work for various government agencies during and following World War II, in particular, the War Relocation Authority, where she worked in the Reports Division, and the Federal Security Agency.
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Emily Brown Reports and Memoranda for the War Relocation Authority and the Federal Security Agency, 1871-1988 (mostly 1944-1946)

Primarily consists of reports, memoranda, and drafts of speeches and press releases created in the course of Emily Brown's work for various government agencies during and following World War II, in particular, the War Relocation Authority, where she worked in the Reports Division, and the Federal Security Agency.

Elmer W. Engstrom Papers, 1902-1970

C0366 3 boxes 3.25 linear feet
Consists of photocopies and photographs of Elmer W. Engstrom's diplomas, certificates, and honors (1902-1970), as well as copies of addresses delivered and papers written (1933-1970) for both scholarly and popular periodicals during his career as an electrical engineer.
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Elmer W. Engstrom Papers, 1902-1970

Consists of photocopies and photographs of Elmer W. Engstrom's diplomas, certificates, and honors (1902-1970), as well as copies of addresses delivered and papers written (1933-1970) for both scholarly and popular periodicals during his career as an electrical engineer.

Edwin Mortimer Hopkins Papers, 1887-1894

AC241 1 box
Edwin Mortimer Hopkins was a member of the Princeton University class of 1888, earning an AB in English and completing his MA a year later. The collection documents the undergraduate and graduate career of Edwin Mortimer Hopkins at Princeton, and consists primarily of orations, poetry, and literary essays.
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Edward T. Cone and Frances A. Kleeman Correspondence, 1954-2008

C1757 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence from Edward T. Cone to Frances A. Kleeman, a language and music educator and translator.

Edmund Morford Collection, 1828-1830

C1141 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscript drafts of two articles by nineteenth-century American editor Edmund Morford.

Dorothy Shipley White Photograph Collection, 1890-1970

MC161 1 box
The Dorothy Shipley White Collection encompasses two sets of photographs, one on the life of Charles deGaulle and the other on French Africa. White presumably collected the photographs in preparation for her book, Black Africa and deGaulle (Pennsylvania State University Press, 1979). Mrs. White sent the photographs and negatives of the deGaulle photographs to Princeton in 1989.
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Dorothy Shipley White Photograph Collection, 1890-1970

The Dorothy Shipley White Collection encompasses two sets of photographs, one on the life of Charles deGaulle and the other on French Africa. White presumably collected the photographs in preparation for her book, Black Africa and deGaulle (Pennsylvania State University Press, 1979). Mrs. White sent the photographs and negatives of the deGaulle photographs to Princeton in 1989.

Don Oberdorfer Papers on Princeton University: The First 250 Years, 1994-1995

AC245 1 box
Don Oberdorfer is a member of the Princeton class of 1952 and was a well-regarded political correspondent with the Washington Post for 25 years. Consists of notes and photocopies of articles used as research materials for Princeton University: The First 250 Years (1995).
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Documents Relating to the Charles Willson Peale Portrait of George Washington, 1794-1906

C0242 1 volume 0.1 linear feet
Consists of reproductions of a portrait of Washington painted by Charles Willson Peale and documents relating to the possession of the original painting.

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.

Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles from Hiroshima University, circa 1945-2012.

AC408 2 boxes
The Association of Hiroshima University for Sending Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles distributes the tiles in an effort to perpetuate awareness of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to oppose the use and proliferation of nuclear weapons. The collection includes seven atomic-bombed roof tiles; photographs of the location where the roof tiles were recovered; booklets and pamphlets on the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; and information and correspondence from Hiroshima University.
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Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles from Hiroshima University, circa 1945-2012.

The Association of Hiroshima University for Sending Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles distributes the tiles in an effort to perpetuate awareness of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to oppose the use and proliferation of nuclear weapons. The collection includes seven atomic-bombed roof tiles; photographs of the location where the roof tiles were recovered; booklets and pamphlets on the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; and information and correspondence from Hiroshima University.

D.I. Rallēs correspondence, 1943-1944

C1444 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of outgoing correspondence of Rallēs.

Chester H. King Diaries, 1875-1883

C1510 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of three diaries, two of which chronicle Chester H. King's overland journey to the southwestern frontier from Kansas along the Santa Fe Trail from 1881 to 1883.
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Diary, 1875 February-1876 May

Documents a two-year period that predates King's travels to the southwest and covers various topics. King includes information about his residences in Kankakee County, Illinois and Earl Park, Indiana; some travelling that he did in the area, including a trip to Washington Island (Wisconsin); and his studies and interests. At the beginning of the diary, King explains that similar to a previous diary he kept, this one includes "a little of everything in it, Travels, History, Chronology and Poetry."

Design in America Conference Records, 1964

AC292 1 box
The Program in American Civilization at Princeton University, later known as the Program in American Studies, began in 1942 and is the University's oldest interdepartmental program of study. In the spring of 1964 the Program sponsored a three-day conference titled Design in America, in which research papers on architecture and city planning were presented by a number of scholars in the field. Consists of one bound volume containing the program schedule of the Design in America Conference, lists of those who participated, and a copy of each paper presented at the conference.
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Design in America Conference Records, 1964

The Program in American Civilization at Princeton University, later known as the Program in American Studies, began in 1942 and is the University's oldest interdepartmental program of study. In the spring of 1964 the Program sponsored a three-day conference titled Design in America, in which research papers on architecture and city planning were presented by a number of scholars in the field. Consists of one bound volume containing the program schedule of the Design in America Conference, lists of those who participated, and a copy of each paper presented at the conference.

D. C. Herrin "Columbia River Scenery" Photographs, circa 1892-1897

C1512 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of 13 mounted albumen card photographs from Oregon photographer D. C. Herrin's "Columbia River Scenery" series that depict various scenes along the river, including views of waterfalls; sites such as The Dalles, the Columbia River Gorge, and Mount Hood; and steamships. Herrin took the photographs via The Dalles, Portland, & Astoria Navigation Company (DP&AN) steamers and via the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company (OR&N) line.
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D. C. Herrin "Columbia River Scenery" Photographs, circa 1892-1897

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Consists of 13 mounted albumen card photographs from Oregon photographer D. C. Herrin's "Columbia River Scenery" series that depict various scenes along the river, including views of waterfalls; sites such as The Dalles, the Columbia River Gorge, and Mount Hood; and steamships. Herrin took the photographs via The Dalles, Portland, & Astoria Navigation Company (DP&AN) steamers and via the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company (OR&N) line.

Daniel Hoit anti-slavery correspondence, 1838-1845

C1524 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of several anti-slavery letters and circulars, dating from 1838 to 1845, to New Hampshire state legislator and abolitionist, Daniel Hoit (1778-1859).
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Cuban Writers Protest and Dissent, 2007

C1196 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of formal speeches and over three hundred e-mails collected by Prof. José Buscaglia-Salgado regarding the demands of scholars, intellectuals, and artists for changes in the official doctrine of the Cuban Revolution laid down in a speech by Fidel Castro.
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