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Winans Collection of New Jersey Documents, 1703-1883

C0234 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of almost 200 eighteenth-century documents, mostly deeds to land, relating to several towns in Essex County, New Jersey, particularly Westfield, collected by Samuel Ross Winans (Princeton Class of 1874).

Stone Seals Collection, 3000 BCE - 500 AD

C0849 18 boxes 5 items
Consists of 244 stones used in Mesopotamia and adjacent areas of the ancient Near East from prehistoric times to make impressions in clay, particularly seals on clay tablets and their envelopes.
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Serpentine(?) Cylinder Seal, undated

A seated figure drinks through a straw from a vessel placed at his feet; the straw is held by an attendant; behind the seated figure is another attendant. In the terminal space are two circles with center dots and wedge. The seal is bordered by a line at the top and the bottom; the whole scene is divided by four vertical dividing lines.

Jasper E. Crane Collection of James and Dolley Madison Materials, 1783-1968 (mostly 1783-1897)

C0082 9 boxes 3.2 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts, correspondence, documents, portraits, and other items created by or about United States President James Madison (Class of 1771) and Dolley Madison, collected by Jasper E. Crane (Class of 1901).

Antonio Benítez Rojo Papers, 1980-2005 (mostly 1980-1993)

C1099 4 boxes 1.6 linear feet
This collection consists of correspondence of Antonio Benítez Rojo, a Cuban writer and professor of Spanish at Amherst College from 1983 to 2005.

Rushton Coulborn Papers, 1939-1970

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

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.

Thomas Marc Parrott Papers, 1882-1957 (mostly 1915-1952)

C0333 23 boxes 13.2 linear feet
Consists of papers of American Shakespearean scholar Thomas Marc Parrott (Princeton Class of 1888), as well as printed matter and some works of other authors.
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Russell W. Moore Autograph Collection of Princetonians, 1738-1918

C0017 6 Volumes
Consists of autograph letters and documents of Princetonians collected by American chemist and collector, Russell W. Moore (Princeton Class of 1883).

Zelda Fitzgerald Papers, 1919-1997 (mostly 1920-1950)

C0183 9 boxes 8.5 linear feet
The Zelda Fitzgerald Papers consists of manuscripts, correspondence, miscellaneous notes and related material, documents, pictures, clippings, and photographs of American author Zelda Fitzgerald.

Delaware Boundary Case Collection, 1664-1932

C0419 7 boxes 5.9 linear feet
Consists of photostats of documents collected by assistant New Jersey attorney general Duane E. Minard regarding a state boundary case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, October term, 1929, in which New Jersey was the plaintiff and Delaware the defendant.

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.

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.

Frank Jewett Mather Papers, 1906-1948

C0025 3 boxes 28 items
Consists primarily of correspondence of the American educator, art critic, and museum director Frank Jewett Mather (1868-1953).

Roberto González Echevarría Collection on Severo Sarduy and Other Latin American Writers, 1951-2013

C1543 11 boxes 4.5 linear feet
Roberto González Echevarría is a Cuban-born critic and Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literature at Yale University. This collection contains his correspondence with Severo Sarduy and other writers and critics including among them Alejo Carpentier, Miguel Barnet, Antonio Benítez Rojo, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Nancy Morejón, Octavio Paz, Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá, Luis Rafael Sánchez, Mario Vargas Llosa, Calvin Trilin, J. Wright, Carlos Fuentes, Julio Cortázar, Rosario Ferré, and José Donoso. Also in the collection are typescripts, audio recordings, photographs, and printed materials particularly relating to González Echevarría's work on Sarduy.

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.

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.

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.

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

C1520 55 boxes 26.4 linear feet 4.5 GB 1991 digital files
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.

Carlos Fuentes Papers, 1830s-2012 (mostly 1950-2012)

C0790 381 boxes 60 items
The Carlos Fuentes Papers consists of personal and working papers of Fuentes (1928-2012), Mexican author, editor, and diplomat, including notebooks, manuscripts of novels and novellas, short stories, plays, screenplays, nonfiction writings, speeches and interviews, translations of fiction and nonfiction, correspondence, juvenilia, drawings, documents, photographs, audiocassettes, videocassettes, papers of others, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed material.

Eugène de Beauharnais Collection, 1788-1849 (mostly 1805-1814)

C0645 146 boxes 14 items 67.22 linear feet
This collection contains correspondence, reports, and documents of Eugène de Beauharnais relating to European military affairs during the Napoleonic era, which were primarily accumulated by him in his capacity as viceroy of the Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy (1805-1814). Also included are papers documenting Beauharnais' position at the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815), his establishment in the Bavarian duchy of Leuchtenberg (1817), and his later life as Prince d'Eichstätt (1817-1824).

Christian Gauss Papers, 1863-1952 (mostly 1900-1951)

C0310 94 boxes
Christian Gauss was one of Woodrow Wilson's original preceptors, the first Class of 1900 Professor of Modern Languages, and the third Dean of the College. The Christian Gauss papers include personal and professional writings, correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, and assorted ephemera and printed matter, as well as numerous documents related to the Gauss family.

Kimon Friar Papers, 1926-1993

C0713 158 boxes 66.6 linear feet
The collection consists of personal papers of Kimon Friar, one of the first and most prolific translators of modern Greek poetry into English. His work helped bring modern Greek literature to the attention of the international public.

Samuel Miller Papers, 1754-1898 (mostly 1800-1849)

C0277 15 boxes 5.9 linear feet
Contains writings and correspondence of and relating to Samuel Miller, a nineteenth-century American Presbyterian clergyman and author.
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Elmer Adler Papers, 1651-1961 (mostly 1925-1955)

C0262 464 boxes
Elmer Adler was a printer, publisher, editor, and author. This collection consists of the personal papers of Adler as well as the business archives of the Pynson Printers and The Colophon.
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Subseries 3G: Additional Papers, undated

Series of letters and invoices exchanged between Adler and David Jackson McWilliams, a colleague at the Calle Del Christo 255 project, and Tram Combs, a Virgin Islands bookseller, regarding Adler's acquisition of books about Columbus for the Calle Del Christo and McWilliams' collection of modern poets dated 1957-1963.

Georges Florovsky Papers, 1892-1986 (mostly 1950-1969)

C0586 88 boxes 42.6 linear feet
The Georges Florovsky Papers consists of works, correspondence, documents, photographs, and memorabilia of clergyman, teacher and author, Georges Florovsky.

Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker Papers, 1910-1959

C0359 60 boxes 25.8 linear feet
Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker was an American historian who taught at Princeton from 1910 to 1947. He was internationally recognized and wrote a number of important historical works. In 1947, he was president of the American Historical Association. His papers consist of Wertenbaker's works, correspondence, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed matter.

Allan Marquand Papers, 1858-1951 (mostly 1878-1950)

C0269 54 boxes 27.2 linear feet
Consists of the papers of Allan Marquand, Princeton art professor, founder of the University's Department of Art and Archaeology, and first director of its Art Museum.

Lyman Spitzer Papers, 1936-1997 (mostly 1960-1979)

C0682 72 boxes 30.6 linear feet
Princeton professor of astronomy (1947-1982), chairman of the Dept. of Astrophysical Sciences, and director of the Princeton University Observatory, Lyman Spitzer was also primarily responsible for founding the University's Plasma Physics Laboratory. His papers include design studies, technical plans and programs, various reports, correspondence, notes, and observations relating to his involvement in the development of the study of space astronomy at Princeton.

James H. Morrow Papers, 1842-1865

C1414 1 box 0.2 linear feet
James H. Morrow was a young physician with an extensive background in natural history and agriculture when Secretary of State Edward Everett appointed him to serve as agriculturist with the U.S. expedition to Japan, led by Commodore Matthew Perry, in February 1853. Included in the collection are Morrow's original autograph draft of his expedition journal (approx. 213 pp.), other expedition-related material, and a number of documents of biographical interest about Morrow.
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Gilbert Chinard Collection of French Historical Material, 1494-1905 (mostly 1761-1885)

C0428 4 boxes 1.7 linear feet
Contains historical and literary manuscripts collected by Gilbert Chinard (1881-1972), a Franco-American scholar who was associated with the Institut Français de Washington from 1928 and was Pyne Professor of French at Princeton University, 1937-50. His published work was on French literature and the history of Franco-American relations.

Princeton University Department of Near Eastern Studies Faculty Research Materials, 1882-1965

C1568 2 boxes 2 linear feet
Consists of research materials of faculty members of Princeton University's Department of Near Eastern Studies, most likely Philip Khuri Hitti (1886-1978) and/or his son-in-law, R. Bayly Winder (1920-1988). Materials include photocopied materials relating to Jurji Zaydan (Georgie Zeidan) (1861-1914), and Aramco records, primarily Arabian Research Division, Government Relations Division translations of Current Affairs Radio Broadcasts from 1954 to 1956.

Landon T. Raymond Papers on the Class of 1917, 1913-1973

C0751 4 boxes 2 folders
Consists of typescripts of letters by Landon T. Raymond (Princeton Class of 1917) to his parents and other family members while at Princeton University and overseas during World War I; a diary for 1918; a file of correspondence related to his collection of books by and about members of the Class of 1917, especially F. Scott Fitzgerald.

F. Marion Crawford Novels, 1887-1897

C0151 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of four autograph manuscripts of novels by American writer F. Marion Crawford.

Signers of the Declaration of Independence Collection, 1765-1813

C0197 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Contains one or more letters and/or documents of each of thirty-six signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Princeton University Library Collection of Julian Street Materials, 1904-1967

C1220 2 boxes 2.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, printed material, and family papers belonging or related to the American author and playwright Julian Street .

Princeton University Library Collection on Ford Madox Ford, 1906-1939

C0158 1 box 0.25 linear feet
Ford Madox Ford was a noted British author, poet, and editor. This collection consists of selected manuscripts and correspondence of Ford.

Gustave Bord Collection of French Historical Material, 1626-1877

C0429 12 boxes
Gustave Bord was a French historian. The collection consists of correspondence, documents, legal papers, notebooks, and notes relating to French history, particularly the French Revolution, collected by Bord.
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Drake Bros. Studio Photograph Collection, 1863-1969

C1427 5 boxes 4.5 linear feet
Consists of photographs (and related material) by June D. Drake, which provides a visual record of Silverton, Oregon, and surrounding areas in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Princeton University Library Collection of Robert Garrett Materials, 1901-1992 (mostly 1920-1945)

C0627 4 boxes 2.3 linear feet
The Robert Garrett Papers consists of correspondence and documents primarily concerning the Robert Garrett Collection and other collecting interests of Garrett, Princeton Class of 1897.

Edwin H. Denby Papers, 1823-1942 (mostly 1900-1939)

C0625 7 boxes 5.13 linear feet
Consists of drawings, correspondence, photographs, documents, a genealogy, financial papers, and printed matter of Edwin H. Denby.

Mirhan Iranyan Photographs Collection, circa 1880

C0972 1 box 0.85 linear feet
This is an open collection of photographs by Mirhan Iranyan. Currently, there are 73 photographs of Constantinople [Istanbul], Turkey.

F. Wallis Armstrong Collection of Christopher Morley, 1914-1945

C0177 1 box 0.4 linear feet
The F. Wallis Armstrong Collection of Christopher Morley consists of writings and assorted miscellanea of the American poet, essayist, and novelist Christopher Morley (1890-1957) collected by the American engineer Francis Wallis Armstrong (1907-1956).

James Clement Moffat Collection, 1832-1861

C1128 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts and corresondence of the nineteenth-century Scottish-born church historian and educator James Clement Moffat.

Princeton University Library Collection of William Cowper Materials, 1634-1877 (mostly 1770-1820)

C0137 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of the correspondence of renowned poet William Cowper as well as the correspondence of family, friends, and associates, much of which relates to Cowper.

James R. Vitelli Collection on Van Wyck Brooks and Elmer Adler, 1910-1993 (mostly 1951-1985)

C1164 3 boxes
This collection consists of materials collected by Dr. James R. Vitelli, an English professor at Lafayette College, during his research on American literary critic Van Wyck Brooks and American book designer Elmer Adler.

William De Morgan Novels, 1908-1914

C0889 5 boxes
Consists of manuscripts of four works by English novelist William De Morgan.

James Greene Correspondence, 1956-2006

C1604 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, comprising eighty-one letters, between poet and translator James Greene and other writers and artists, including Ted Hughes and Antony Gormley. The letters range in date from 1956 to 2006.

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.

Clements/Ryerson Papers, 1920-1943

C0121 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, published works, and memorabilia of Clements and his wife, Florence Ryerson Clements.

Selected Papers of A. Edward Newton, 1893-1940

C0191 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters by and collected by the American essayist, bibliophile, and author Alfred Edward Newton (1863-1940).