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Council on Urban Studies Records, 1970-1977

AC262 1 box
The Council on Urban Studies was formed in 1968 to confront "the numerous intellectual challenges posed by urbanization" and to foster and coordinate the teaching and research activities of the schools and departments at the University concerned with Urban Studies, such as the School of Architecture and the Woodrow Wilson School. The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, and a questionnaire circulated to undergraduates.
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Council on Urban Studies Records, 1970-1977

The Council on Urban Studies was formed in 1968 to confront "the numerous intellectual challenges posed by urbanization" and to foster and coordinate the teaching and research activities of the schools and departments at the University concerned with Urban Studies, such as the School of Architecture and the Woodrow Wilson School. The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, and a questionnaire circulated to undergraduates.

Council on Athletics Trophy Committee Records, 1929-1949

AC235 1 box
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Following a fire that destroyed the University Gymnasium in 1944, a committee was formed by the Council of Athletics for the purpose of replacing as many of the athletic trophies of the University as possible. The collection consists of the records of the Council on Athletics Trophy Committee, including subject files containing photographs, drawings, purchase orders, and other general information about the trophies.
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Council on Athletics Trophy Committee Records, 1929-1949

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Following a fire that destroyed the University Gymnasium in 1944, a committee was formed by the Council of Athletics for the purpose of replacing as many of the athletic trophies of the University as possible. The collection consists of the records of the Council on Athletics Trophy Committee, including subject files containing photographs, drawings, purchase orders, and other general information about the trophies.

Alexander Marshall Thompson Letters to His Family, 1889-1893

C1254 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters written by Alexander Marshall Thompson while he was attending the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) from 1889 to 1893, giving a view of a student's social, athletic and academic life, while providing valuable information regarding the history of the College.

Charles Felton Pidgin Correspondence on Aaron Burr, 1871-1910

C0194 1 box 0.4 linear feet 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters to American author/inventor Charles Felton Pidgin relating to his study of Aaron Burr (1756-1836).
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Archive of the Commission for Refugee Women and Children from Crete, 1897-1899

C1179 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of material relating to the relief of refugees of the Cretan War of Independence.

Copybook Collection, 1834-1837

AC338 1 box
The Copybook Collection brings together original materials from the university archives. Copybooks document individual students' work and interests; they may contain penmanship exercises, handwritten excerpts of poems, and/or literary translations.
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Cook Almy Ledgers, 1795-1836

C1687 1.6 linear feet 1 box
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This collection consists of three ledgers and a daybook kept by Cook Almy (1765-1861), a white farmer based in Puncatest Neck in Tiverton, Rhode Island, in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Almy's homestead farm was situated on the traditional lands of the Wampanoag (Wôpanâak) people, and many of the customers and employees documented in the ledgers are Wampanoag and/or African American. Entries relate to the operation of a grist mill, masonry and stone sales, lumbering, and spinning and weaving, as well as to Almy's activities as a landlord, raising livestock for sustenance, and selling corn, barley, and other grains.
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Cook Almy Ledgers, 1795-1836

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This collection consists of three ledgers and a daybook kept by Cook Almy (1765-1861), a white farmer based in Puncatest Neck in Tiverton, Rhode Island, in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Almy's homestead farm was situated on the traditional lands of the Wampanoag (Wôpanâak) people, and many of the customers and employees documented in the ledgers are Wampanoag and/or African American. Entries relate to the operation of a grist mill, masonry and stone sales, lumbering, and spinning and weaving, as well as to Almy's activities as a landlord, raising livestock for sustenance, and selling corn, barley, and other grains.

Committee on Safety and Insurance records, 1945-1961

AC145 1 box
The Committee on Safety and Insurance was an administrative organization that dealt with occupational safety and insurance issues throughout University facilities and departments. The records consist of Commitee minutes, accident reports, insurance policies, general subject files, and correspondence.
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Collection on Thomas Norman's A Socialist's Faith, 1950-1951

MC130 1 box
Consists of a semi-autobiographical work, A SOCIALIST'S FAITH (1951), by Thomas (Princeton Class of 1905).

Collection of Lantern Slides of Antiquities of Athens, Greece, circa 1901-1910

C1743 1 box
Consists of (27) color and black-and-white lantern slides of Athens, Greece depicting antiquities, architecture, local costumes and everyday life in Athens at the beginning of the 20th century.
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Collection of Blackfeet Nation and Glacier National Park Photographs, 1915

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This collection contains several photographs which feature racist and colonialist imagery.
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Collection of 18th-Century Notes on Classical Epigraphy and Numismatics, circa 1740-1800

C1308 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of an anonymous German-speaking scholar's manuscript drafts, research notes, extracts from 17th- and 18th-century printed books (identified by author and title), transcriptions of Roman inscriptions, documents, and other materials pertaining to ancient inscriptions and coins.
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Claude Fayette Bragdon Collection, 1899-1946

C1019 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of the American architect and author Claude Fayette Bragdon, as well as related printed material.

Christopher Cardozo Collection of Photographs of Native Americans, circa 1862-1910

C1693 3.2 linear feet 3 boxes
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Consists of a selected group of over sixty photographs of Native American people collected by Christopher Cardozo (1948-2021), an American art collector, dealer, publisher, and photographer. Mostly taken by white photographers in the mid to late 19th century and around the turn of the 20th century, these photographs depict people from the following Indigenous communities (and likely others that are unidentified): Sioux, Dakota, Chippewa (Ojibwa), Winnebago, Duwamish, Paiute, Ute, Yuma, Mojave, Arapaho, Apache, Gila, Maricopa, Kiowa, Nez Perce, Flathead (Salish), and Comanche.
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Christopher Cardozo Collection of Photographs of Native Americans, circa 1862-1910

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Consists of a selected group of over sixty photographs of Native American people collected by Christopher Cardozo (1948-2021), an American art collector, dealer, publisher, and photographer. Mostly taken by white photographers in the mid to late 19th century and around the turn of the 20th century, these photographs depict people from the following Indigenous communities (and likely others that are unidentified): Sioux, Dakota, Chippewa (Ojibwa), Winnebago, Duwamish, Paiute, Ute, Yuma, Mojave, Arapaho, Apache, Gila, Maricopa, Kiowa, Nez Perce, Flathead (Salish), and Comanche.

China Famine Relief Fund Records, 1920-1921

AC272 1 box
The New Jersey State China Famine Relief Fund was a short-lived charitable organization based at Princeton University and staffed by administrators and students. The records consist of financial records, receipts for gifts made to the fund, announcements, staff lists, and correspondence with other organizations working towards famine relief in China.
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Charles Gillispie Wartime Letters, 1945

C1538 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of thirteen letters from Charles Gillispie (1918-2015) home to his parents, Raymond Livingston Gillispie and Virginia Coulston, while he was stationed with the United States Army in France, Germany, and Austria during the final months of World War II in Europe. His letters, which span from March 9th to August 25th, 1945, are addressed from France, Germany, Austria, Bavaria, and Camp Shelby in Mississippi, and describe the conditions for American soldiers and prisoners of war in Europe, the state of the people and infrastructure in the German and French countryside, and other topics.
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Charles Gillispie Wartime Letters, 1945

Consists of thirteen letters from Charles Gillispie (1918-2015) home to his parents, Raymond Livingston Gillispie and Virginia Coulston, while he was stationed with the United States Army in France, Germany, and Austria during the final months of World War II in Europe. His letters, which span from March 9th to August 25th, 1945, are addressed from France, Germany, Austria, Bavaria, and Camp Shelby in Mississippi, and describe the conditions for American soldiers and prisoners of war in Europe, the state of the people and infrastructure in the German and French countryside, and other topics.

Charles and Cora Bonney Correspondence, 1883-1885

C1430 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Contains letters and postcards between Charles Bonney and his wife Cora while Charles was travelling in the American West.
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Anthony Wayne by Harry Emerson Wildes, 1941

C0357 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of American historian Harry Emerson Wildes's manuscript for his 1941 biography of Anthony Wayne, the noted American Revolutionary general.

Channing Pollock plays, 1903-1944

TC057 2 boxes 2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of typescripts of plays written by Pollock over a forty-year period but includes sheet music of songs containing his lyrics, playbills, and printed matter.
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Carlos M. Luis correspondence with members of Grupo Orígenes, 1962-1969

C1474 1 box 0.25 linear feet
Consists of correspondence between author Carlos M. Luis and some members of Grupo Orígenes, an association of intellectuals in Cuban culture founded in 1944.
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British Army Account Book of Revolutionary War Expenditures in the Carolinas and Florida, 1781-1782

C1559 1 box 1.25 linear feet
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Consists of a two-volume account book of British Army military expenditures in North Carolina, South Carolina, and St. Augustine, Florida, during the later years of the American Revolution.
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Blaney Melodramas, 1896-1944

TC005 5 boxes 1.8 linear feet
Consists mainly of typescripts of melodramas written by American dramatist Charles E. Blaney.

Black Arts Company Records, 1996-1999

AC459 1 box 1 websites
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The Black Arts Company was founded at Princeton in 1990 as a hip-hop dance company, with a mission to generate dialogue about the African diaspora through dance. The company also staged other types of performances, including drama and comedy, before it formally split into two separate organizations, BAC: Dance and BAC| Drama, in the mid 2000s. The dance company continues to perform and explore new styles of hip-hop. This collection includes video cassette recordings of Fall and Spring shows from 1996-1999.
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Black Arts Company Records, 1996-1999

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The Black Arts Company was founded at Princeton in 1990 as a hip-hop dance company, with a mission to generate dialogue about the African diaspora through dance. The company also staged other types of performances, including drama and comedy, before it formally split into two separate organizations, BAC: Dance and BAC| Drama, in the mid 2000s. The dance company continues to perform and explore new styles of hip-hop. This collection includes video cassette recordings of Fall and Spring shows from 1996-1999.

Bartlett Family Papers, 1776-1859 (mostly 1810-1834)

C1769 0.2 linear feet 1 box
Consists of correspondence, accounts, receipts, and other financial and legal documents related to the settlement of the estate of the Bartlett family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Atlantic Monthly Press Author Files of Stanley Kunitz, 1965-1983

C0903 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of Atlantic Monthly Press author files (1965-1983) of American poet Stanley Kunitz.

Arthur Machen Collection, 1863-1953 (mostly 1895-1945)

C1120 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of letters and photographs of Arthur Machen, the Welsh-born writer called "the Apostle of Wonder" because of his mastery of the English language and outstanding creation of supernatural fiction.
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Anna Eliza Bray Collection, 1823-1852

C1132 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters by Anna Eliza Bray, a nineteenth-century English novelist best known for fictionalizing the histories of prominent British families.
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American Civil Liberties Union Records, 1864-2011 (mostly 1917-1995)

MC001 4207.37 linear feet 5727 boxes 1886 Volumes 288 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. Portions of the records (Subgroup 1; Subgroup 2, Series 2, 3, and 4; Subgroup 3, Subseries 5B) have been digitized and are 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.
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American Civil Liberties Union Records, 1864-2011 (mostly 1917-1995)

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. Portions of the records (Subgroup 1; Subgroup 2, Series 2, 3, and 4; Subgroup 3, Subseries 5B) have been digitized and are 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.

Amelia Champlin Stuart Correspondence, 1842-1898 (mostly 1860-1869)

C1768 0.6 linear feet 2 boxes
Consists of correspondence between Amelia Champlain Stuart of Norwich, New York, and her family members and friends.

Alice B. Toklas Collection, 1950-1965

C1223 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters (1952-1965) Alice B. Toklas wrote to her friends Lloyd Frankenberg and his wife, the painter Loren MacIver. Toklas is best known as the life partner of writer Gertude Stein.
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Alexandre Dumas Proofs, circa 1874

C1659 0.2 linear feet 1 half manuscript box
Consists of hand-corrected proofs of Alexandre Dumas père's 1854 play, La Jeunesse de Louis XIV, as revised by Alexandre Dumas fils, circa 1874. Written by Dumas père while he was in exile in Belgium, the play was rejected by censors in Paris. Although it was published in the Michel Lévy's edition of Dumas père's Théâtre Complet, the play had only been performed in Brussels, Belgium. This version by Dumas fils contains rewrites, additions, and cuts throughout, and was performed in Paris in 1874.
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Alexandre Dumas Proofs, circa 1874

Consists of hand-corrected proofs of Alexandre Dumas père's 1854 play, La Jeunesse de Louis XIV, as revised by Alexandre Dumas fils, circa 1874. Written by Dumas père while he was in exile in Belgium, the play was rejected by censors in Paris. Although it was published in the Michel Lévy's edition of Dumas père's Théâtre Complet, the play had only been performed in Brussels, Belgium. This version by Dumas fils contains rewrites, additions, and cuts throughout, and was performed in Paris in 1874.

Alexander Leitch Football notes collection, 1974-1975

AC301 1 box
Alexander Leitch was the Secretary of Princeton University from 1936 to 1966. The collection consists of extensive notes taken by Alexander Leitch as background for the "Football" entry of his encyclopedia A Princeton Companion
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Albert Mendeloff Papers on the Princeton Camera Club, 1937-1938

AC329 1 box
Albert I. Mendeloff was a member of the Princeton University class of 1938 and the undergraduate director of the Princeton Camera Club, a student organization devoted to photography. Consists of correspondence between Albert Mendelhoff and famous photographers of 1938 in regards to a potential exhibit of loaned photographs at the Art and Archaeology Department.
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Albert Mendeloff Papers on the Princeton Camera Club, 1937-1938

Albert I. Mendeloff was a member of the Princeton University class of 1938 and the undergraduate director of the Princeton Camera Club, a student organization devoted to photography. Consists of correspondence between Albert Mendelhoff and famous photographers of 1938 in regards to a potential exhibit of loaned photographs at the Art and Archaeology Department.

Alan Bell Sermons, 1815-1834

C0389 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of the manuscripts of twenty-one sermons preached by nineteenth-century English clergyman Alan Bell.
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A. Kasphikis Photographs Collection, circa 1890

C1244 1 box 1 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of photographs by Greek photographer A. Kasphikis. Included are portraits of men and women of Corfu, Greece, in traditional dress.
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Advance from Broadway by Norris Houghton, 1941

C0167 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts for Norris Houghton's book Advance from Broadway.

Admiral Caspar Frederick Goodrich papers on the Princeton University Naval Training Unit, 1918-1920

AC069 1 box
Rear Admiral Casper Frederick Goodrich was the commander of the Naval Training Unit and the Pay Officers Material School established at Princeton University in 1917. The records consist of Goodrich's correspondence and program records pertaining to the administration of the Naval Training Unit at Princeton University.
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Admiral Caspar Frederick Goodrich papers on the Princeton University Naval Training Unit, 1918-1920

Rear Admiral Casper Frederick Goodrich was the commander of the Naval Training Unit and the Pay Officers Material School established at Princeton University in 1917. The records consist of Goodrich's correspondence and program records pertaining to the administration of the Naval Training Unit at Princeton University.

Administrative Planning Committee Records, 1968-1969

AC202 1 box
The Administrative Planning Committee was a group that advised the president of the University on matters pertaining to the allocation of campus space to offices, departments, and other groups, particularly in regards to soon to be completed campus building projects. Consists of the monthly meeting minutes and attendance lists of the Administrative Planning Committee for the year 1968-1969.
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Administrative Planning Committee Records, 1968-1969

The Administrative Planning Committee was a group that advised the president of the University on matters pertaining to the allocation of campus space to offices, departments, and other groups, particularly in regards to soon to be completed campus building projects. Consists of the monthly meeting minutes and attendance lists of the Administrative Planning Committee for the year 1968-1969.