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F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers, 1897-1944

C0187 32.45 linear feet in 61 containers
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The F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers (C0187) is a comprehensive literary archive containing the original manuscripts, working drafts, corrected galleys, personal and professional correspondence, autobiographical scrapbooks, photographs, and other original materials of F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), Princeton Class of 1917.
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Ridgely Torrence Papers, 1833-1952 (mostly 1890-1951)

C0172 123 boxes 2 items 50 linear feet
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Ridgely Torrence was an American poet, playwright, and editor of The New Republic, and his papers document the literary activity and relationship of a large group of American writers between the years 1890 and 1950. Particularly well-represented are American poets William Vaughn Moody and Edwin Arlington Robinson.

Neilson Campbell Hannay Collection of William Cowper, 1711-1965 (mostly 1750-1799)

C0134 10 boxes 6 items 10 Volumes 5 linear feet
Consists of poetry manuscripts, documents, pictorial works, correspondence, and miscellanea relating to the English poet William Cowper (1731-1800), and to his circle of family, friends, and editors, collected by Neilson Campbell Hannay.

F. Scott Fitzgerald Additional Papers, 1909-2013

C0188 35 boxes 6 items
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Since 1950, the Princeton University Library has been successful in acquiring additional manuscripts and related materials to complement the F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers (C0187). The F. Scott Fitzgerald Additional Papers (C0188) is comprised of Fitzgerald manuscripts (including his published juvenilia), letters, documents, photographs, tape recordings, memorabilia, and other materials donated by the author's family, friends, and publishers.
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R. P. Blackmur Papers, 1864-1965

C0227 52 boxes
Richard Palmer Blackmur was a notable literary critic, poet, and Princeton University professor. This collection documents Blackmur's creative and academic efforts, and includes his critical essays, reviews, poetry, short stories, plays, and unpublished novels. In addition to his writings, Blackmur's papers contain significant correspondence with major literary figures of the twentieth century.
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Reviews, circa 1924-1960

Includes reviews of work by Mortimer J. Adler, Arthur Leonard Bacon, Witter Brynner, Lauro de Bosis, Edward Dors, John Dos Passos, Richard Eberhardt, Dudley Fitts, John Gould Fletcher, Ford Maddox Ford, Horace Gregory, Harold G. Henderson, Aldous Huxley, Vincente Blasco Ibañez, Edgar Johnson, Joseph Kallinikov, Wyndham Lewis, Harper Lee, F.L. Lucas, and Archibald MacLeish.
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Reviews, circa 1930-1963

Includes reviews of edited volumes about the following individuals and their work: Mrs. Henry Adams, Samuel Butler, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Cowper, Emily Dickinson, Gerald Manly Hopkins, Anne Hutchinson, Henry James, Stephane Mallarme, William Vaughn Moody, Matthew Prior, Saint Augustine, Leo Tolstoy, and William Butler Yeats.

Archives of Charles Scribner's Sons, 1786-2004 (mostly 1880-1979)

C0101 1492 boxes 66 items 151 Volumes 750 linear feet
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This collection consists of virtually all of the surviving records of Scribners (1846-1984), the New York City publisher, and reflect aspects of all of its publishing functions (soliciting and acquiring books, editing manuscripts, printing and manufacturing books, advertising and publicizing publications) and business concerns (book and magazine publisher, retail bookstore, subscription books department, educational books department, printing press and bindery, rare books department). Included are files of editorial correspondence with authors, manufacturing records about book production, advertising records, author contracts, a collection of dust jackets, book catalogs, ledgers, and photographs. While there are gaps in most of the series or record groups, there are records representative of all of the firm's former permutations: Baker & Scribner, Charles Scribner & Co., Scribner, Armstrong & Co., Scribner, Armstrong & Welford, Scribner & Co., Charles Scribner's Sons. The bulk of the material (1880s-1970s), however, dates from the period when the publisher bore its most familiar name, "Charles Scribner's Sons." There is also material related to early publishers' organizations and international copyright.

M. L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists, 1806-1958 (mostly 1830-1939)

C0171 108 boxes 161 items 12 Volumes 72.9 linear feet
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The Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists, consisting of the library of books, manuscripts, photographs, artwork, and ephemera as collected by Morris Longstreth Parrish, Class of 1888, came to Princeton University in 1944 as a bequest. This finding aid focuses on Parrish's original collection of manuscripts, both bound and unbound, and includes his correspondence (related to his collecting activities) and letters both to and from many of the Victorian authors, as well as the manuscript and related (non-book) items given to and/or acquired for the collection by the Princeton University Library in subsequent years.
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"Dormy House", 1917-1945

Guest books, kept by Parrish and others, of visitors to Dormy House, in Pine Valley, New Jersey. Includes signatures of guests, plus, photographs, autograph and typewritten letters, notes, artwork, newspaper clippings, magazine tear sheets, and other printed ephemera. Final handwritten entry dated Oct. 23rd, 1945."

School of Engineering and Applied Science Records, 1884-2017

AC162 192 boxes 6 folders 4 items 2056 digital files 1 websites
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Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science is an academic unit which since 1921 has overseen the curriculum and administration of the University's academic departments in the engineering sciences. The records document the activities of the School of Engineering and its subordinate departments and programs from its origins in the late 19th century until the present, and consist of correspondence, subject files, research reports, photographs, and other audiovisual materials.

T. H. Vail Motter Papers, 1901-1970 (mostly 1912-1969)

C0670 10 boxes 7.6 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts and correspondence reflecting the historical and literary interests of American military historian T. H. Vail Motter (Princeton Class of 1922).

Thomas Baird Papers, 1924-1990 (mostly 1941-1990)

C0668 35 boxes 14.75 linear feet
The Thomas Baird Papers consists of the working and personal papers, primarily manuscripts, of the American educator and author Thomas Baird (1923-1990). Also included, and related to both his published and unpublished works, are idea files, notes, writing journals, correspondence with his publishers and editors, and reviews. Furthermore, the collection contains the following materials that encompass Baird's adult life: talks, addresses, and lectures; general, family and travel correspondence; diaries; personal journals; interviews; documents; photographs and audio recordings.
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Subseries 1B: Novels and Short Stories, 1919 May 30-1990 March 28

This sub-series consists primarily of manuscripts of Baird's published and unpublished works between 1932 and 1990, including Controlled Substances, the novel Baird was working on at the time of his death. Many of the works also contain notes, writing journals, correspondence between Baird and his publishers and editors, fan mail, and reviews. Within some of the notes files there are clippings of articles and advertisements that inspired Baird, as well as hand-drawn maps that he used to construct fictional settings. The published works found in the collection include Triumphal Entry (1962), The Old Masters (1963), People Who Pull You Down (1970), The Way to the Old Sailors Home (1977), Poor Millie (1978), Villa Aphrodite (1984) and Smart Rats (1990) [young adult]. Some of these works include author's proofs, galley proofs, and folded and gathered sheets. This sub-series is arranged alphabetically by title and then chronologically by date.

Giōrgos Vakalo Papers, 1901-1999

C0921 21 boxes 11.5 linear feet
The Giōrgos Vakalo Papers consists primarily of papers by and relating to the Greek painter and stage designer George Vakalo (1902-1991). Included are autograph and typed manuscripts of Vakalo's notes, talks, articles, interviews, TV or radio productions, artwork, as well as his correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and printed matter, such as exhibition art catalogs, magazines, and clippings. Of particular importance are the hundreds pieces of his artwork in a variety of media (ink, pencil, watercolor, conté crayon, engravings) and on a variety of supports (paper, carton, and canvas).
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Bruce C. Willsie Collection of British Sigillography, 100-1900

C0953 126 boxes
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An open collection of examples of British sigillography (matrices, royal charters with seals, seal impressions, and related material), collected by Bruce C. Willsie, Class of 1986.

Naumburg Collection of Ford Madox Ford, 1871-1992 (mostly 1910-1970)

C0263 13 boxes 2 items 5.9 linear feet
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Ford Madox Ford, formerly "Ford Madox Hueffer", founded The English Review, a literary journal, in 1908 and published novels (such as The Good Soldier, 1915) and critical works. The collection consists jointly of letters and works of Ford and letters and works about Ford collected by Edward Naumburg (Princeton Class of 1924).

Edward Steese Papers, 1878-1984

C0352 40 boxes 19.5 linear feet
Consists of papers of American architect and poet Edward Steese, including diaries, manuscripts, and architectural drawings.

Diamela Eltit Papers, 1943-2012

C1457 9 boxes
A collection of manuscript and typescript drafts of and notebooks related to Eltit's works, personal and work-related correspondence mostly from the mid-1980s to 1990s, and other miscellaneous personal and work-related papers.
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Struthers Burt Papers, 1845-1957 (mostly 1911-1954)

C0039 33 boxes 19.42 linear feet
Struthers Burt was a noted poet, prose writer and rancher in the first half of the twentieth century. The collection includes various copies of some of Burt's own works, correspondence with family and friends from his days at Princeton University, and assorted materials about his family and genealogy.

Nancy Price Correspondence, 1860-1966 (mostly 1900-1955)

C0642 6 boxes 2.2 linear feet
Consists of about 1500 letters to Price relating to her career as an actress and as founder and manager of the People's National Theatre (London).

John James Audubon Collection, 1788-1970

C0006 6 boxes 6 Volumes
John James Audubon (1785-1851) was a nineteenth-century ornithologist, artist, and naturalist who published his illustrations of American birds and quadrupeds. This collection includes several original manuscripts, transcripts and photostats of manuscripts, correspondence of John James and Lucy Bakewell Audubon (originals and copies), and other printed materials related to Audubon, which have been assembled from various sources.

Arthur H. Thornhill Papers, 1987-2003 (mostly 1930-1992)

C0882 19 boxes 9 linear feet
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Contains selected papers, photographs, and memorabilia of Arthur H. Thornhill, Jr., Princeton Class of 1946, pertaining to his publishing career at Little, Brown and Company and his involvement in a variety of organizations and activities within the publishing industry. Also present in the collection is a limited amount of material from Thornhill's father, Arthur H. Thornhill, Sr., who preceded his son as president of Little, Brown and Company.

Marius B. Jansen Papers, 1921-2000

C0927 11 boxes 6.5 linear feet
Consists of personal papers of Marius B. Jansen, a Princeton professor of Japanese history.
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Sonya Rudikoff Papers, 1935-2000

C1493 7 boxes 7.0 linear feet
Sonya Rudikoff (1927-1997) was a writer, literary critic, and independent scholar, active from the 1950s through the 1990s, who wrote primarily on Victorian literature, feminism, and Virginia Woolf. The papers include Rudikoff's professional and personal correspondence, including five decades of extensive correspondence from second-generation Abstract Expressionist painter Helen Frankenthaler; typescripts of Rudikoff's unpublished fiction and lectures; notebooks, papers, and diaries from her time at Bennington College in the late 1940s; along with a curriculum vitae and bibliography of her work and some related materials.

Thomas McCarthy Papers, 1899-2019 (mostly 1968-2019)

C1641 51 boxes
Consists of writings, diaries, correspondence, organizational records, clippings, and other personal papers of Irish poet Thomas McCarthy, including drafts of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction works from the 1970s through the 2010s; extensive diaries and notebooks on personal and literary topics; files related to his work with Cork 2005, the Triskel Arts Centre, and other cultural and arts organizations in Ireland; transcriptions and recordings of interviews and events; and teaching materials.
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The Last Geraldine Officer, 1934-2009

Consists of drafts, proofs, extensive source materials and research notes, and a chapbook version of the collection called "A Geraldine Officer." Source materials include original materials from the 1930s and 1940s related to Brigadier Denis Henry Fitzgerald, including his diary from 1944 during the Normandy landings (for which transcriptions are also present) and a piece of parachute silk. There is also a copy of a letter from Queen Elizabeth II to FitzGerald thanking him for standing guard in Westminster Hall over her father's coffin (February 1952), as well as letters from FitzGerald to McCarthy (circa 1965) discussing politics and local news. There are also copies of related magazines and printed materials and ephemera related to FitzGerald's birthday celebrations and funeral.
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Poetry Collections, 1934-2019

Consists of drafts, proofs, cover designs, and source materials for McCarthy's published poetry collections. This material appears to largely reflect the later steps of McCarthy's process of publishing poetry collections, whereas earlier drafts of poems that appear in these collections can primarily be found in the Poetry Workbooks and Drafts. The Merchant Prince and The Last Geraldine Officer are the most prominently represented.

Peter C. Bunnell Papers, 1857-2018 (mostly 1960-2018)

C1629 105 boxes
This collection consists of the papers of photography historian, professor, author, and curator Peter C. Bunnell, spanning his student and professional career from the 1950s to 2018. Materials include subject files, correspondence, photographs, publications and drafts of publications, among other items.

Louise Bogan Papers, 1936-1954

C0109 5 boxes 2.1 linear feet
Consists primarily of drafts, notes, fragments and final copies of American poet Louise Bogan's critical essays on modern literature, published in prestigious American journals. There are a few poetry manuscripts and even fewer pieces of correspondence.

Saxe Commins Papers, 1930-1973 (mostly 1945-1960)

C0718 17 boxes 6.05 linear feet
Consists of the papers of Saxe Commins, concentrating primarily while he was chief editor at Random House (1933-1958). Commins worked with many major writers of the literary world, such as Eugene O'Neill and William Faulkner, as well as Irwin Shaw and Budd Schulberg. Commins also compiled several collections of others' works, such as "The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt" and "Major Speeches of Adlai E. Stevenson."

Howard C. Rice Papers, 1965-1975

C0519 22 boxes 8.8 linear feet
Consists of papers relating to the preparation of The American Campaigns of Rochambeau's Army, 1780-1783 (1972), which was translated and edited by Princeton's Special Collections librarian Howard C. Rice and Anne S. K. Brown.

Louis Kronenberger Papers, 1939-1980

C1406 6 boxes 2.4 linear feet
Louis Kronenberger was an American literary critic, novelist, and biographer. Contains correspondence with notable literary figures as well as editorial requests and drafts of Kronenberger's writings.
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Series 1: Correspondence, 1939-1981

The correspondence series consists of correspondence received by Louis Kronenberger. Occasional outgoing letters are interfiled. The series is especially noteworthy for including correspondence with major literary figures, including W. H. Auden, Saul Bellow, John Cheever, Malcolm Cowley, E. M. Forster, Graham Greene, Joseph Heller, Lillian Hellman, Irving Howe, Alfred Kazin, Bernard Malamud, Marianne Moore, V. S. Pritchett, Stephen Spender, Eudora Welty, and Edmund Wilson.

Edward T. Cone Papers, 1924-1996 (mostly 1939-1996)

C1027 32 boxes 28.6 linear feet
This collection contains the musical manuscripts, musical sketches, and personal papers of Edward T. Cone, a composer and member of the Princeton University faculty.

Reina María Rodríguez Papers, 1940-2022 (mostly 1979-2022)

C0915 18.0 linear feet (28 containers)
This collection consists of correspondence, writings (poetry and prose), notebooks, photographs, and printed materials.
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AM 2012-95, 1940-2012

This accession of materials includes drafts of poems and prose writings, correspondence, writings of others on the subject of Reina María Rodríguez, and some printed material and ephemera. Of special note is the group of eight letters from the Cuban writer Antonio José Ponte to Rodríguez, sent between 1988-1990.

Vivian Burnett Collection of Frances Hodgson Burnett, 1844-2003 (mostly 1885-1937)

C1304 22 boxes 17.6 linear feet
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Consists of material relating to the British-born, American author Frances Hodgson Burnett (FHB), collected by her younger son, Vivian Burnett (VB), including manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and artwork.
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Series 2: Correspondence, 1844-1987

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The Correspondence series forms the heart of the collection. The bulk of the correspondence (Subseries 2A and 2D) is between Frances Hodgson Burnett (FHB) and her younger son, Vivian Burnett (VB), and spans the the late 1880s through her death in 1924. There are also letters between FHB and her older son, Lionel Burnett, prior to his death in 1890, as well as between FHB and her beloved sister, Edith Hodgson Fahnestock Jordan. Topics range from her busy social life and writing and play producing career that was divided between America and England, as well as descriptions of her many trips through Europe and other places around the globe. The eight subseries are divided among sender (FHB, VB, family and friends/other) and recipient (FHB, VB, family and friends/other, Constance Buel Burnett). Many letters include their original envelopes and therefore the respective postmark stamps, where legible, are used to date many of the letters by month, day and/or year. Some of the undated letters have a year penciled on them by hand and, on occasion, excerpts from letters enclosed within penciled brackets that appear to match some of the excerpts published in Vivian Burnett's 1927 book about his mother titled The Romantick Lady. Not all the penciled years may be accurate, however, and some have question marks and have subsequently been filed with the undated letters. An extensive number of letter excerpts published in Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina's 2004 biography, Frances Hodgson Burnett: The Unexpected Life of the Author of The Secret Garden, are labeled "Penny Deupree private collection" in the Notes section at the end of the book (Gerzina was granted access to Vivian Burnett's collection of FHB materials that was inherited by Penny Deupree, VB's granddaughter) and have been used to cross-reference some of the letter dates in this collection. There are also several penciled notes on slips of paper that summarize certain letters' contents and they have been retained with the original letters. Preservation photocopies were made for some of the letters in Subseries 2D (Vivian Burnett to FHB) and they are included with the originals.

H. L. Mencken Collection, 1908-1956 (mostly 1924-1942)

C0331 21 boxes 38 items reels 12.5 linear feet
Consists primarily of microfilm and transcripts of letters by American essayist and journalist H. L. Mencken, compiled by Princeton University historian and librarian Julian Boyd for his proposed book of Mencken's letters.

George Simpson Eddy Collection of Benjamin Franklin, 1684-1947

C0330 23 boxes 22.5 linear feet
Consists of material by and about American patriot and founding father Benjamin Franklin collected by George Simpson Eddy in the process of pursuing various projects on and studies of Franklin.

Edith Sitwell Papers, 1932-1964 (mostly 1959-1962)

C0846 3 boxes 1.5 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence (1959-1962) of English poet Edith Sitwell.
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Julian Scott Photographs for the 11th Census, 1890-1891

C1412 2 boxes 1 item 0.7 linear feet
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Consists of 170 albumen prints of Native Americans and frontiersmen taken by Julian Scott in 1890 for the 11th United States Census with a No. 2 Kodak camera, with accompanying documentation.
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Thomas Mann Collection, 1881-1971

C0295 13 boxes 6.1 linear feet
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Consists of letters, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials from Nobel Prize winning author Thomas Mann, given by Caroline Newton, and also of those collected by Princeton University Library with funds provided by Caroline Newton.

American Architectural Drawings, 1880-1988 (mostly 1900-1930)

C0688 115 boxes
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Consists of approximately 5000 early 20th-century American architectural drawings (blueprint and trace drawings), primarily by C. Grant La Farge and various firms with which he was associated, including Heins & La Farge, La Farge, Clark & Creighton, La Farge, Warren & Clark, La Farge & Morris, and La Farge & Son. There are also groups of drawings by the architects Wilson Eyre, Pennington Satterthwaite (Princeton Class of 1893), Robert Gibson, and a few miscellaneous firms.
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Additions to the Residence for Mr. John H. Scheide, Titusville, PA, and the Scheide Library Addition to Firestone Library, Princeton University, 1922-1963 October 30

Includes a set of shop drawings in blue print for the book cases supplied by Art Metal Construction Company of Jamestown, New York (circa 1922), which include a floor plan of the bookcases, as well as a drawing dated October 30, 1963, for the "Shadow Box" built in the Scheide Library in Firestone during the period from 1963 to 2016. These prints were evidently used by William H. Scheide for planning the reconstruction of the Scheide Library in Firestone starting in 1963.
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American Architectural Drawings, 1880-1988 (mostly 1900-1930)

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Consists of approximately 5000 early 20th-century American architectural drawings (blueprint and trace drawings), primarily by C. Grant La Farge and various firms with which he was associated, including Heins & La Farge, La Farge, Clark & Creighton, La Farge, Warren & Clark, La Farge & Morris, and La Farge & Son. There are also groups of drawings by the architects Wilson Eyre, Pennington Satterthwaite (Princeton Class of 1893), Robert Gibson, and a few miscellaneous firms.

Alexander D. Wainwright Collection of Thomas Wolfe, 1924-1989

C0851 13 boxes 4 items
Alexander D. Wainwright (Princeton Class of 1939) was an avid bookman and collector. He had a lengthy career at the Princeton University Library, serving as assistant university librarian for collection development and as curator of the Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists. His collection consists of of manuscripts, correspondence, drawings, and related material by and about Thomas Wolfe, the American novelist, playwright, and storywriter.
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Russell A. Fraser Papers on R. P. Blackmur, 1920-1982

C0574 4 boxes
Consists of papers of Russell A. Fraser concerning his biography of R. P. Blackmur, A Mingled Yarn: The Life of R. P. Blackmur (1981), including correspondence with friends, family, and associates of Blackmur, a few of Blackmur's proofs and drafts, and printed copies or clippings of writings by and about Blackmur.

Wendell Wilcox Papers, 1930-1960

C0666 17 boxes 6.7 linear feet
Consists of papers of the American author and novelist Wendell Wilcox (1906-1981), including personal correspondence and photographs of his wife, Esther Willson Wilcox, their relatives, and other writers and friends.

Rushton Coulborn Papers, 1939-1970

C0581 20 boxes
Consists of papers of historian Rushton Coulborn, including manuscripts, correspondence, and bibliographic material.

George Nicholson Sterling Lord Literistic Author Files, 1870-2015 (mostly 1995-2015)

C1530 28 boxes 26 linear feet
George Nicholson (1937-2015) was a literary agent for children's and young adult books at Sterling Lord Literistic from 1995 to 2015. The collection consists of his Sterling Lord Literistic office files on the authors and illustrators with whom he worked, such as Tony Abbott, Betsy Byars, Lois Duncan, Patricia Reilly Giff, Alice Provensen, Peter Lerangis, and Zilpha Keatley Snyder, and the literary estates he managed, including those of Don Freeman, Hardie Gramatky, and Lois Lenski. Author files include correspondence and email printouts, as well as copies of contracts and agreements, royalties statements, book jacket proofs, promotional materials, drafts and proofs of book manuscripts, and photocopies and mock-ups of books.

Carlos Franqui Collection, 1952-1981 (mostly 1957-1962)

C0644 24 boxes 9.6 linear feet
The Carlos Franqui Collection contains works and correspondence of Cuban journalist, poet, and essayist Carlos Franqui, who moved to Europe in 1968 after becoming dissatisfied with Castro's Cuban regime. Included are manuscripts for Diario de la Revolucion Cubana (1976), Cuba, Libro de los Doce (1977), and Retrato de Familia con Fidel (1981) concerning the Cuban revolution of 1959 and Franqui's association with Fidel Castro.

Morgan Family Papers, 1840-1940

C0553 80 boxes 34.5 linear feet
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Consists primarily of the correspondence of Josephine Perry Morgan, her husband Junius Spencer Morgan, her daughter Sarah Morgan Gardner, and various other Perry family members. This correspondence concerns mostly family and social matters.

Paul Hyde Bonner Papers, 1931-1975

C0260 31 boxes 13.35 linear feet
Consists of diaries, notebooks, manuscripts, correspondence, and scrapbooks of American diplomat and novelist Paul Hyde Bonner.

Jan Valtin Papers, 1930s-1959

C0731 23 boxes 9.6 linear feet
Consists of papers of "Jan Valtin," the literary pseudonym of Richard Julius Herman Krebs.

J. G. Cobo Borda Papers, 1951-2018

C0278 24.21 linear feet (44 containers)
Consists of personal and working papers of Cobo Borda, a Colombian poet, essayist, journalist, and diplomat, primarily manuscript poems and essays as well as correspondence, spanning the period from 1970 to 2017. There are also manuscripts of speeches and interviews, nonfiction works, documents, photographs, a few papers of others, scrapbooks, and a small amount of printed material.

Quarterly Review of Literature (QRL) Records, 1943-2000

C0862 60 boxes 26.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of the issue and correspondence files of the independent literary journal of the same name that was founded in 1943 by Warren Carrier, and co-edited and published from 1944-1999 by the husband and wife team of poet and former Princeton professor Theodore (Ted) and editor and author Renée Weiss. Also present in the collection are manuscripts of, and associated material from, eleven of Theodore Weiss's thirteen published books of poetry.
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Series 1: QRL Issue Files, 1943-1999

Consists of the almost complete files (1943-1999) of manuscripts submitted to the QRL for publication with the exception of a few issues from 1944, 1945, 1974-1977, and 1981 (see the Box/Folder listing for Boxes 1-26 for the specific issues not present in the collection). The majority of the issue files (Volumes I-XXXVIII) contain original typescripts for the poetry, short stories, articles, and reviews that were published. Only some of the typescripts are signed or include autograph corrections by the author, while others include editorial corrections. Some files also contain galley proofs in various forms. The box housing the David Schubert issue files (Volume XXIV, 1983) contains correspondence from Schubert, his friends, wife, and others who contributed material to the publication of this special volume. The box containing the QRL's 50 th Anniversary issue manuscripts (Volume XXXII-III, 1993; specifically Folder 4 in Box 22) includes cover letters from the contributing authors. In addition, a small amount of author correspondence associated with the submitted manuscripts remains in the issue files. However, the bulk of the QRL correspondence is contained in Series 2. Please refer to the Author?Issue Index for an alphabetical listing of all the authors published in the QRL from 1943-1999, and the volumes in which they appeared. Photocopies of the table of contents page for each QRL issue (Volumes I to XXXVIII), as well as photocopies of indexes (where found) for Volumes I-XXII, are available in the Department's collection files for public reference.

David Lewis Papers, 1945-2019 (mostly 1960-2001)

C1520 55 boxes 26.4 linear feet 4.5 GB 1991 digital files
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David Kellogg Lewis (1941-2001) was an American philosopher who taught at Princeton University and the University of California, Los Angeles and contributed to metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of science, decision theory, epistemology, meta-ethics, and aesthetics. Lewis's papers include over four decades of his correspondence with other philosophers and scholars, including David M. Armstrong, J. J. C. Smart, Frank Jackson, D. H. Mellor, M. J. Cresswell, Allen Hazen, John Bigelow, and others, as well as drafts of his articles, books, reviews, and unpublished writings with related correspondence, his undergraduate and graduate student papers and class notes, research materials from his time at the Hudson Institute, photographs of Lewis with friends and fellow philosophers, a group of files kept by the Australian philosopher David M. Armstrong regarding Lewis, papers of Stephanie R. Lewis, and family papers.
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Series 5: Additional Papers, 1945-2019

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This series includes additional administrative and academic papers of David Lewis, papers of Stephanie Lewis, family papers, photographs, born-digital files, audiovisual media, and other materials added to the collection following the death of Stephanie Lewis in November 2019. Born-digital files were extracted from optical media and USB drives and contain writings, research, correspondence, and photographs of both David and Stephanie Lewis.
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David Lewis Papers, 1945-2019 (mostly 1960-2001)

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David Kellogg Lewis (1941-2001) was an American philosopher who taught at Princeton University and the University of California, Los Angeles and contributed to metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of science, decision theory, epistemology, meta-ethics, and aesthetics. Lewis's papers include over four decades of his correspondence with other philosophers and scholars, including David M. Armstrong, J. J. C. Smart, Frank Jackson, D. H. Mellor, M. J. Cresswell, Allen Hazen, John Bigelow, and others, as well as drafts of his articles, books, reviews, and unpublished writings with related correspondence, his undergraduate and graduate student papers and class notes, research materials from his time at the Hudson Institute, photographs of Lewis with friends and fellow philosophers, a group of files kept by the Australian philosopher David M. Armstrong regarding Lewis, papers of Stephanie R. Lewis, and family papers.

Historical Subject Files Collection, 1746-2019

AC109 442 boxes 21 folders 8 items
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The Historical Subject Files Collection documents Princeton University history and related topics from 1746 to the present. The collection consists of documents in almost every two-dimensional format: articles, books and booklets, clippings, correspondence, memoranda, non-photographic images, notes, pamphlets, posters, and reports.

Beer Jacket Designs collection, 1917-1979

AC313 2 boxes
Among Princeton University traditions, the Beer Jacket worn by graduating seniors stands as one of the most unique and most enduring. The collection consists of materials documenting the evolution of beer jacket designs throughout the greater part of the 20th century.