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United Nations Mission to Palestine, 1948-1949

C1240 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a memorandum and typed copies of the "Summaries of the Daily Operations" of the United Nations Mission Mediator to Palestine in 1948-1949, ordered and here compiled by F. P. Henderson, the head of the U.N. operations branch in Haifa, Israel.

Percival W. Petch Papers, circa 1900-1953

C1584 1 box
Consists primarily of an unpublished manuscript, dating from 1917 to 1919, along with clippings and a few original photographs documenting the experiences of Percival William Petch (1886-1940), a British army officer who was stationed along the Macedonian Front during World War I.
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William C. Seitz Notebooks, 1949-1950

C1514 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
William Chapin Seitz (1914-1974) was an art historian, painter, and museum curator who received the first PhD in modern art from Princeton University in 1955. The collection consists of ten notebooks Seitz kept for his early courses on ancient art and architecture in Princeton University's Department of Art and Archaeology in 1949 and 1950.

Gilbert Troxell Correspondence, 1939-1949

C0179 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters to Gilbert Troxell from Sinclair Lewis, John O'Hara, and Carlotta Monterey O'Neill, the wife of Eugene O'Neill, discussing the donation of manuscripts to the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University.
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Qāsim Ghanī Papers, 1922-1959 (mostly 1947-1952)

C0890 8 boxes 5 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, drafts, journals, and notebooks of Iranian literary scholar, diplomat, and physician, Qāsim Ghanī.

Pierre and Dollie Chareau Collection, 1932-1998

C1453 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Louise Dorothee (Dollie) Dyte Chareau (1880-1967) was the wife of the architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950), who is best known for the Maison de Verre, which was built from 1927 to 1932 in Paris. This collection consists mainly of correspondence between Harold Rubinstein (1891-1975) and Dollie Chareau, and between Michael Rubenstein (1920-2001) and Pierre Chareau scholars, including Marc Vellay, Margaret Antalopoulos, and Margaret Tallet.

Annette Covington Letters to Luther P. Eisenhart, 1935-1953

C1285 1 box 1.7 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence between artist Annette Covington and Princeton professor and dean Luther P. Eisenhart, and papers relating to the "Baconian" theory of the authorship of Shakespeare's plays.

Selected Papers of Elizabeth Madox Roberts, 1919-1960 (mostly 1920-1939)

C0653 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected letters and poems of American poet/novelist Elizabeth Madox Roberts.

Kenneth Roberts Letters to Malcolm Johnson, 1936-1955

C1461 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters by the American historical novelist Kenneth Roberts to his Doubleday editor, Malcolm Johnson.
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Cecil Beaton Papers, 1938-1979

C1194 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence of Cecil Beaton, English fashion and portrait photographer and Academy Award winning stage and constume designer for film and theater, with his author friend Hal Burton.
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Thomas Philip Le Fanu Papers, 1868-1942

C0856 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected Irish theater related records of Thomas Philip Le Fanu, an official working in the Public Record Office in Dublin.

Eden Phillpotts Collection, 1906-1977

C0398 1 box 0.25 linear feet
Eden Phillpotts was a prolific and popular English novelist, playwright, and poet. Papers consist of about 120 letters by Phillpotts to G. Herbert Thring and Denys Killam Roberts of the Society of Authors and Macleod Yearsley regarding the publishing of his works. Additions to the collection include 64 letters, printed matter and newspaper clippings (1921-1960) about Phillpotts and his works.

Glen C.H. Perry Papers, 1944-1982

C0543 6 boxes 2.5 linear feet
This collection consists of works, lecture note cards, correspondence, an audio tape, and printed matter of American journalist and publicist Glen C. H. Perry (Princeton Class of 1926).
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Marianne Moore Collection, 1935-1969

C1130 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists selected correspondence and manuscripts of celebrated American poet Marianne Moore.

Patrick J. Kelleher Papers, circa 1939-1981 (mostly 1960-1978)

C0623 6 boxes
Patrick Kelleher was director of the Princeton University Art Museum from 1960 to 1972. His papers consist of articles, notes, photographs, and printed matter from Kelleher about the Holy Crown of Hungary. There is a smaller selection of correspondence with artists and colleagues about the direction of the Art Museum.

Victor Gollancz Author Files, 1931-1997

C1467 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of the British publisher Victor Gollancz's author files on Miguel Ángel Asturias, Edith Sitwell, and Richard Wright.

Philip W. Anderson Papers, 1954-2012

C1405 24 boxes
Philip Anderson was a condensed-matter theorist, Professor Emeritus of Physics at Princeton University, and Nobel laureate. This collection consists primarily of Anderson's research files, which include his article and book drafts, grant files, notes, memos and correspondence, a bound run of his talks and papers, and his research diaries and notebooks. To a lesser extent, the collection contains Nobel Prize nomination applications, recommendation letters, photographic prints, and ephemera.

Gertrude Claytor Collection of Edgar Lee Masters, 1915-1961

C0150 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected material by and about the American poet Edgar Lee Masters, collected by Gertrude Claytor, a friend and fellow poet.

Anton Tedesko Collection, 1936-1985

C1456 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Anton Tedesko was a German-born structural engineer who pioneered the development of thin-shell concrete roofs. Consists of four small groups of papers of Anton Tedesko.
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William Griffith Collection, 1914-1944

C1339 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters to William Friffith, an American author and editor, from various authors, poets, and editors.

Esar Levine Collection of Frank Harris, 1908-1976 (mostly 1920-1930)

C0873 7 boxes 2 folders 4.8 linear feet
The Esar Levine Collection of Frank Harris consists of the writings, correspondence, and printed matter of, and relating to, Frank Harris (1855-1931) as collected by Esar Levine (1899-?), Harris's disciple, agent and friend. Harris, an Irish-born, naturalized American citizen, was a prolific writer and journalist/editor who is perhaps best known for his scandalous autobiography, My Life and Loves, which was censored in America and parts of Europe.
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Series 2: Correspondence, 1920-1955

Consists of over one hundred autograph and typed letters (chronologically arranged in 8 folders by date), mostly signed by Harris, to his friend and agent, Esar Levine, dating from 1920 to 1930 and discussing various publication and marketing strategies for My Life and Loves in both Mexico and America, as well as personal and financial matters. There are also letters to Harris and Levine from their mutual business associates, and from such notable persons as Otto Kahn, H.L. Mencken, Upton Sinclair, and G.S. Viereck, arranged by correspondent. Also present is a typed copy of a letter from G. Bernard Shaw to Harris's widow, Nellie O'Hara Harris, as well as one folder of her sporadic correspondence with Levine, ending with the news of her death in 1955

Julio Cortázar Papers, 1927-1980

C0888 5 boxes 1.9 linear feet
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The Julio Cortázar Papers consists of the manuscripts, notes, and notebooks of the Argentine novelist and short story writer Julio Cortázar (1914-1984). These papers primarily contain unpublished prose and poetry, as well as some manuscripts of published materials. Though Cortázar is not generally thought of as a poet, poetry is heavily represented in the collection, including a notebook of poems he wrote at the age of 12 (1927). There are also Spanish translations of some of Jean Cocteau's poetry, and lecture notes from two courses that Cortázar taught. Furthermore, the papers contain a small selection of quotations collected from the work of others, and notebooks that include an assortment of prose, poetry, and notes.
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Subseries 1A: Writings, 1937-1977

This subseries consists of both fiction and non-fiction prose manuscripts. The majority of the manuscripts are unpublished, but the collection includes the following published works (complete unless otherwise indicated): Adiós, Robinson y otras piezas breves (1995) [two short plays], Los autonautas de la cosmopista: O, un viaje atemporal París-Marsella (1983), Diario de Andrés Fava (1995), El examen (1986), Rayuela (1963) [notes and short manuscript excerpts] and Teoría del túnel (1947). Many of the items, some with titles or otherwise identifiable as individual manuscripts, have been separated from a large miscellaneous folder. For items filed together in one folder, see the reference to the alternate folder. Furthermore, there is a small selection of quotations that Cortázar collected from the works of others, as well as miscellanea that include writing notes.

Moe Berg Papers, 1866-1991 (mostly 1943-1958)

C1413 25 boxes 19 linear feet
Morris "Moe" Berg (1902-1972) was a Major League Baseball player, linguist, and lawyer who became a spy in World War II. The papers are comprised of correspondence, notes, photographs, and miscellaneous and printed materials covering all aspects of his life and work, but relating primarily to Berg's work with multiple government agencies.
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Subseries 1A: Official Correspondence, 1941-1958

This subseries consists of official correspondence and documents concerning Moe Berg's work with four government agencies: The Office (of the Coordinator) of Inter-American Affairs, or OIAA; the Office of Strategic Services, or OSS; the Central Intelligence Agency, or CIA; and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Advisory Group for Aeronautic and Research and Development, or AGARD. Correspondents include Nelson A. Rockefeller, Colonel Howard Dix, Vannevar Bush, General Leslie R. Groves, Robert Hayden Alcorn, and Horace Kellogg "Tony" Calvert.
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Subseries 1B: General Correspondence, 1920s-1960s

This subseries consists of general correspondence across Berg's entire life arranged by decade and containing letters and documents to and from family, friends, and business associates. This subseries also includes correspondents Berg met in the course of his government work, such as Colonel Howard Dix, but not any correspondence in an official capacity. Identified individuals are noted at the file-level when known. Undated correspondence for each decade is located at the end of that decade.

William Beebe Papers, 1830-1961 (mostly 1920-1959)

C0661 22 boxes 9.2 linear feet
Consists of papers of American naturalist William Beebe, primarily relating to his association with the New York Zoological Society (NYZS).

Thorne Collection of Elias Boudinot, 1734-1924 (mostly 1777-1819)

C0001 4 boxes
Elias Boudinot was an American lawyer and public official who represented New Jersey in the Continental Congress. This collection consists of correspondence, documents, and printed material relating to Boudinot and his family, collected by Langdon K. Thorne.
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William H. Shehadi Collection of Kahlil Gibran, 1918-1991 (mostly 1918-1931)

C1178 3 boxes
Consists of manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera by and about the Lebanese-American philosophical essayist, novelist, mystical poet, and artist Kahlil Gibran, who, by fusing elements of Eastern and Western mysticism, achieved lasting fame with such poetic works as The Prophet (1923) and Jesus, the Son of Man (1928). This material was collected by William H. Shehadi.
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Series 2: Photographs, 1918-1991

These include Gibran's studio on West 10th street in New York, his desk at the studio; photos of his grave, the Cedars of Lebanon; and photos of pages from the manuscript The Prophet. Also includes a copy of photograph of Gibran, his bedroom as a child in Lebanon, and a copy of a photograph of Gibran's bedroom which was transported from his New York City Studio apartment to the Museum in Bsharri, Lebanon. Many of the photographs are inscribed on the verso by Shehadi.
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William H. Shehadi Collection of Kahlil Gibran, 1918-1991 (mostly 1918-1931)

Consists of manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera by and about the Lebanese-American philosophical essayist, novelist, mystical poet, and artist Kahlil Gibran, who, by fusing elements of Eastern and Western mysticism, achieved lasting fame with such poetic works as The Prophet (1923) and Jesus, the Son of Man (1928). This material was collected by William H. Shehadi.

Elizabeth Dodge Clarke Collection of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Postcards and Photographs, circa 1908-1974

C1635 3 boxes
Consists of postcard correspondence, photographs, blank postcards, and some ephemera and small paintings collected and received by Elizabeth Dodge Clarke during her time in Istanbul, Turkey and after her return to the United States.
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Correspondence, 1926-1974

Consists of postcards and cards sent to Elizabeth Dodge Clarke from Turkey and the Middle East. Many of the cards are Christmas and New Year's greetings. Others discuss reminiscences of Clarke's time in Istanbul or updates on the correspondents' lives. Some postcards feature photos of the correspondents and about half of the cards are undated.
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Istanbul, circa 1918-1949

Photographs, postcards, and a scrapbook depicting sites, landscapes, and people of Istanbul. The scrapbook contains photographs of street vendors in Istanbul and the musical notation of their chants; it was compiled by Edgar Fisher, Jr., the son of the dean of Robert College. Also includes a 1956 pamphlet about the Kariye Mosque, of which there are several photographs, and a small, signed handpainted card of a view of Istanbul.

Walter D. Edmonds Correspondence with Harold Ober Associates, 1924-1974 (mostly 1931-1968)

C0836 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists of letters and financial statements received by Walter D. Edmonds from his New York City literary agency, Harold Ober Associates.

Arturo Lagorio Correspondence, 1932-1984

C0864 1 box 0.5 linear feet
This collection consists of letters to Arturo Lagorio, Argentine poet and author, by various Latin American and Spanish writers, including Samuel Eichelbaum, Maria Granata, Nicolas Olivari, and Cesar Tiempo.

Archibald MacLeish Collection, 1925-1962

C0239 3 boxes 1.0 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts and correspondence of American poet/dramatist and Pulitzer Prize winner Archibald MacLeish.

Paul Frankl Papers, 1900-1974

C0779 12 boxes
The Paul Frankl Papers consists of correspondence, writings, notebooks, photographs, and printed matter of the Czech art historian, architect, author, and educator Paul Frankl (1878-1962). A native of Prague, Frankl came to the United States in 1938, and shortly afterwards settled in Princeton, New Jersey, where he was associated with the Institute for Advanced Study.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Martha Gellhorn Materials, 1936-1974

C1531 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of letters and memorabilia of American war correspondent, journalist, and novelist Martha Gellhorn (1908-1998), assembled from various sources. Contents include approximately fifty letters (1968-1974) to her adopted son George "Sandy" Gellhorn and fourteen letters (1941-1946) to George Brown, who was Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway's personal trainer, tennis partner, and friend, as well as badges from Gellhorn's time as a war correspondent and a portrait drawing of her.
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War Correspondent Dog Tags, Pins, and Badges, circa 1936-1967

Consists of a set of dog tags, fifteen pins, and a cloth badge from Gellhorn's career as a war correspondent, primarily from the Spanish Civil War and World War II, including dog tags from her time as a war correspondent for Collier's Magazine during World War II, which are embossed "Martha G. Hemingway / War Correspondent / Colliers Magazine;" her United States War Correspondent's badge; a "¡No pasarán!" pin from the Spanish Civil War; a United States Armed Forces Parachutist Badge with four stars affixed to it; along with other pins and military pips from Great Britain, the Middle East, and Russia.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Martha Gellhorn Materials, 1936-1974

Consists of an open collection of letters and memorabilia of American war correspondent, journalist, and novelist Martha Gellhorn (1908-1998), assembled from various sources. Contents include approximately fifty letters (1968-1974) to her adopted son George "Sandy" Gellhorn and fourteen letters (1941-1946) to George Brown, who was Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway's personal trainer, tennis partner, and friend, as well as badges from Gellhorn's time as a war correspondent and a portrait drawing of her.

Charles Mason Remey Papers, 1921-1957 (mostly 1940-1950)

C0524 5 boxes 20 Volumes 3.4 linear feet
Consists of 74 volumes of diaries, letters, reports, reminiscences, and other writings in typescript form, accompanied by clippings, photographs, designs, and memorabilia relating to Charles Mason Remey (1874-1974) and the Remey and Mason families.
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Typed Notebooks, 1910-1949

10 notebooks: 3 diaries from European Baha'i travels, 1949; "The Biography of a House: A Monograph" in 2 volumes, one with text and some photographs and the second with only photographs, 1945; "Architectural Design for the Baha'i Temple to be built upon Mount Carmel in the Holy Land", text with pictures and diagrams, 1948; "Letters Treating of Baha'i Activities", copies of letters and some originals, 1910-1949; "The Mausoleum of the Remey Family", text and pictures, 1945-1946; "A Record of the U.S.S. Remey", copies of letters, clippings, and pictures, 1942-1945; "Herbert's Diary: An Account of Trailer Travels", written by Remey's butler Herbert H. Smith in 1940 and edited by Remey in 1949.

Burr Family Papers, 1773-1955 (mostly 1912-1939)

C0618 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, passports, and calling cards of the Burr family of Philadelphia.
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Duffield Family Papers, 1838-1948

C0421 5 boxes 2.25 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of the Duffield family of Princeton, N.J.
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Grace L. J. McClure Papers, 1850-1952

C0489 5 boxes 2.08 linear feet
Consists of the selected writings and correspondence of American educator and writer, Grace Latimer Jones McClure. Materials primarily relate to her unpublished book, A Clippership Honeymoon, which centers around the diaries of Malvina "Mallie" McClure, the wife of a mid-19th century New England sea captain.

Hanna Fantova Collection of Albert Einstein, 1945-1958

C0703 2 boxes 1.5 linear feet
Consists of Hanna Fantova's collection of Albert Einstein material, as well as some of her own personal papers.

José Martínez Sotomayor Papers, 1929-1960 (mostly 1930-1932)

C0830 3 boxes
José Martínez Sotomayor was a Mexican lawyer, judge, and writer who published novels, short stories, and nonfiction. His personal papers includes correspondence and autograph and typescript manuscripts of three of Martínez Sotomayor's books.
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John Lott Phillips Collection, 1776-1987

C1290 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of material by and about John Lott Phillips, a graduate of Princeton (1774), a clergyman of the Church of England, and a loyalist to the British Crown.
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H. R. Hays Correspondence with Latin American Writers, 1922-1981 (mostly 1940-1955)

C0847 1 box 0.2 linear feet
H. R. Hays was a writer, anthropologist, and educator. The collection contains his correspondence with ten Latin American writers and poets, primarily about literary and research issues. Also included are typescripts of an article about Jorge Carrera Andrade's poetry and Antenor Orrego's prologue to Trilce (1922).

William Charles Smith Correspondence, 1935-1971

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

D. Van Nostrand Company Collection of Edward M. Crane, 1834-1969

C0719 26 boxes 15.1 linear feet
The D. Van Nostrand Company Collection of Edward M. Crane consists of correspondence, financial papers, documents, diaries, photographs, artwork, printed matter, and other papers of the American publishing consultant and former president of D. Van Nostrand Company Edward Matthews Crane (1922- ).

Frederic Dennis Papers on Sylvia Beach, 1890s-1988 (mostly 1955-1988)

C1540 5 boxes 4.09 linear feet
This collection consists of selected papers of Frederic Dennis regarding Sylvia Beach, including correspondence of Sylvia Beach and members of her family, as well as letters from Noël Riley Fitch from 1977-1988, photographs of Sylvia Beach, Shakespeare and Co., her friends and family, and assorted clippings and other miscellany.
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Hugh MacNair Kahler Papers, 1900-1964 (mostly 1900-1950)

C0042 9 boxes 5.4 linear feet
Consists of writings, correspondence, documents, photographs, and other miscellanea of the American editor, novelist, and storywriter Hugh MacNair Kahler.

Charles W. Millard Correspondence, 1946-2011

C1504 5 boxes
Consists of select correspondence, dating from 1946 to 2011, of art historian Charles W. Millard (1932-2017) with artists such as Sir Anthony Caro, Helen Frankenthaler, Carl Chiarenza, Mark Hewitt, Nick George, Jules Olitski, and others.
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General Correspondence, 1946-2010

Consists primarily of correspondence from family, friends, and colleagues of Millard during his academic and professional career. Also includes personal letters, exhibition invitations, and purchase inquiries documenting his relationships with artists like Anthony Caro, Helen Frankenthaler, Carl Chiarenza, Jules Olitski, Kenneth Noland and others. Additional correspondents include Princeton University Professor of American Art and Architecture Donald D. Egbert; Lawrence Morton, former music curator for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and artistic director of the Ojai Festival; and writer Allan Gurganus.

Edmund Wilson Collection, 1917-1971

C0832 1 box 0.5 linear feet
Consists of selected letters and manuscripts by or about Edmund Wilson (Princeton Class of 1916), an American literary critic and author.

Ian Hamilton Working Papers for J. D. Salinger: A Writing Life, 1934-1988 (mostly 1984-1987)

C0714 3 boxes 1.35 linear feet
Consists of papers of British poet and literary critic Ian Hamilton that were used in preparation of his biography J. D. Salinger: A Writing Life, which was never published as a result of judicial decisions in the case of J. D. Salinger vs. Random House and Ian Hamilton (1987).

R. D. Blackmore Collection, 1630-1956 (mostly 1873-1899)

C0201 1 box 0.45 linear feet
The collection contains 120 letters, which is mostly personal correspondence, by English novelist and poet R. D. Blackmore.
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New York Urban League Correspondence, 1922-1979 (mostly 1922-1933)

C0869 7 boxes
The New York Urban League was founded circa 1913. Its stated goals were to "promote sympathetic understanding between white and colored people" and to improve the economic status of African-Americans through health, housing, and recreation programs as well as an effort to increase the number and the quality of jobs for minorities. The League's motto: "Not alms, but opportunity." This collection is comprised mainly of the correspondence of Arthur C. Holden, president of the N.Y. Urban League from 1922-1931, and a member of the executive board until 1943. It contains general files of the organization's correspondence predominantly spanning the years 1922-1933, with a few items from the years 1968-1979.
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New York Urban League Correspondence, 1922-1979 (mostly 1922-1933)

The New York Urban League was founded circa 1913. Its stated goals were to "promote sympathetic understanding between white and colored people" and to improve the economic status of African-Americans through health, housing, and recreation programs as well as an effort to increase the number and the quality of jobs for minorities. The League's motto: "Not alms, but opportunity." This collection is comprised mainly of the correspondence of Arthur C. Holden, president of the N.Y. Urban League from 1922-1931, and a member of the executive board until 1943. It contains general files of the organization's correspondence predominantly spanning the years 1922-1933, with a few items from the years 1968-1979.

Norman Gilbertson Photographs of Greece, 1945-1953

C0815 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of photographs, with notes, taken by British relief worker Norman Gilbertson of the aftermath of an earthquake on the Ionian island of Cephalonia, mainly at its capital city of Argostolion, in August 1953.