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Honorary Degree Records, 1749-1991

AC106 25 boxes
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Consists of files pertaining to honorary degree recipients throughout Princeton University's history.

Charles E. Fehon Papers, circa 1947-1950

AC384 5 boxes
Consists primarily of original artwork created by Charles E. Fehon, Princeton Class of 1950, during the process of designing sets and costumes for Princeton theater groups including Theatre Intime, University Players, and the Triangle Club.

Office of Communications Records, 1917-2022

AC168 276 boxes 2 folders 1 website
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The Office of Communications is Princeton University's administrative department with oversight of media relations and publicity, official publications, web site design and development, and photographic services. The Office of Communications Records consist of subject files and photographs created by the office, some going back to the 1920s, when the first Director of Public Relations was appointed.

J. Wayman Williams Photographs of Princeton University, 1943-1950

AC483 16 boxes
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The collection contains photographic negatives and prints of Princeton University campus life, taken by J. Wayman Williams for the Bric-a-Brac yearbook and the Princeton Alumni Weekly during the years 1943-1944 and 1947-1950. The collection is still being processed and the negatives are not available to view in the reading room. The negatives are in a queue for digitization.
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General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, 1502-2012

C0140 121 boxes 68.2 linear feet
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Consists of a closed collection of miscellaneous single-item acquisitions that span multiple collecting areas, topics, genres, and time periods. Many materials relate to United States literary, historical, and political figures, including business and personal letters, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and official documents due to the type of materials that were initially added to the collection.
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George Cruikshank Collection, 1782-1894 (mostly 1825-1878)

C0256 35 boxes 192 items 19.5 linear feet
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The collection integrates numerous accessions of English artist and caricaturist George Cruikshank material, including large amounts of correspondence as well as original drawings and sketches.

Samuel L. Southard Papers, 1783-1893 (mostly 1802-1846)

C0250 170 boxes 73.6 linear feet
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This collection consists of papers of New Jersey politician, lawyer, and governor Samuel Lewis Southard, presenting a rather comprehensive view of Southard's personal and professional life, as well as the state of American politics and the law profession during the first half of the nineteenth century. Included is a significant amount of Southard's personal and professional correspondence and notebooks. Also contained in this collection are printed materials from Southard's library, other printed documents, and papers generated by family members and associates.

Bruce and Beatrice Blackmar Gould Correspondence, 1909-1969 (mostly 1927-1967)

C0673 14 boxes 5.4 linear feet
Bruce and Beatrice Blackmar Gould were co-editors at the Ladies' Home Journal in the mid 20th century. Bruce Gould also worked with the Saturday Evening Post. Their correspondence includes letters between Bruce and Beatrice about their co-editorship and co-authorship, letters with writers for the Ladies' Home Journal, and letters from actresses about the Ladies' Home Journal. Also included is a collection of letters about Marion Crawford's book The Little Princesses, some of Beatrice's speeches, speeches by others, and printed matter.

Butler Family Papers, 1815-1948 (mostly 1820-1920)

C0064 48 boxes 15.65 linear feet
The Butler Family Papers consists of works, notes, correspondence, journals, photographs, and other materials of Benjamin Franklin Butler (1795-1858), William Allen Butler (1825-1902), Mary Russell Marshall Butler (1827-1919), Charles Henry Butler (1859-1940), Harriet Allen Butler (1861-1914), and other members of the Butler family.

Antōnēs Dekavalles Papers, 1935-2008

C0833 30 boxes 4 items 12 linear feet
This collection consists of papers of Antōnēs Dekavalles, a Greek poet, professor at Fairleigh Dickenson University, and editor of The Charioteer, A Review of Modern Greek Culture. Included are: correspondence, autograph manuscripts and typescripts, drafts, miscellaneous notes, and files related to his affiliated organizations.

Claribel Alegría Papers, 1924-2010

C1363 30 boxes 14.5 linear feet
Contains notebooks and drafts of the Nicaraguan-born Salvadoran writer Claribel Alegría's poetry, articles and essays, novels, short stories, speeches, and translations. Also includes correspondence with publishers, family, and such writers as Mario Benedetti, Julio Cortázar, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Alfonso Quijada Urías, and Sergio Ramírez. Additionally, the collection contains photographs, audiovisual material, and writings of others on Alegría.

Emir Rodriguez Monegal Papers, 1941-1985 (mostly 1965-1968)

C0652 24 boxes
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The Emir Rodriguez Monegal Papers consists of correspondence, manuscripts of novels, short stories, verse, plays, and essays by others, mansucripts of essays and criticism by Rodriguez Monegal, photographs, and printed and recorded material.
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Helen MacInnes Papers, 1941-1984 (mostly 1941-1966)

C0273 65 boxes 29.70 linear feet
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The Helen MacInnes Papers contain the original manuscripts of twenty-two published novels, miscellaneous articles and speeches, and a play of renown Scottish novelist Helen MacInnes.

Silvia S. Bennet Collection on the Olyphant Family, 1764-1897

C0360 13 boxes 5.3 linear feet
Consists of genealogist Silvia S. Bennet's works about, and research papers of, various members of the Olyphant family of Charleston, South Carolina, and New York State.

Hubbell Family Papers, 1788-1937

C0459 158 boxes
Consists of correspondence, documents, a diary (1838), genealogies, documents, legal papers, financial records, and printed matter of the Hubbell family of Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York.

Edward Coles Papers, 1797-1881

C0037 3 boxes
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Edward Coles was a prominent anti-slavery political figure, who most notably served as governor of Illinois when the state became officially anti-slavery through a referendum vote. These papers include personal notes from Coles, correspondence to and by Coles with friends, colleagues, and family, documents about Coles, and the writings of other people.
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Undated, undated

Contains correspondence with John C. Calhoun, William Eustis, Augustus J. Foster, Marquis de Lafayette, John Mankoe, James Monroe, George Mann, William Pinkney, William C. Rives, A.H. Rowan, Anne Sever, Daniel Webster, John Payne Todd, Martin Van Buren, Robert E. Winthrop, as well as an unsigned letter, and a printed dinner invitation from the Duke of Wellington.

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.

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.

Princeton University Collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald Materials, 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 Princeton University Collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald Materials (formerly named "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.

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.

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.

Elmer Adler Papers, 1651-1961 (mostly 1925-1955)

C0262 464 boxes
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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.

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.

John Hinsdale Scheide Collection, 1007-1873 (mostly 1200-1650)

C0704 253 boxes 229 items
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Consists of 7,935 Western European documents and other manuscript materials collected by William T. Scheide (1847-1907) and his son, American businessman John Hinsdale Scheide (Princeton Class of 1896).

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.

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

C0790 381 boxes 60 items
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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.

Archives of Form Magazine, 1965-1974

C1489 7 boxes 2.8 linear feet
Form was an international magazine focused on concrete poetry and kinetic art. Three Cambridge-educated academics, Philip Steadman, Mike Weaver, and Stephen Bann, edited the magazine and produced ten issues from 1966 to 1969. The collection includes extensive correspondence between editors, subscribers, and contributors, along with editorial, financial, and administrative files spanning the entire existence of the magazine.

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.

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.

Francis C. Brown Collection on Slavery in America, 1766-1868 (mostly 1820-1865)

C0605 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
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Consists of over 150 manuscript and printed documents related to slavery, the trade of enslaved persons, plantation labor, and free people of color, primarily in the United States and to a lesser extent in the Caribbean, that were collected by Francis C. Brown (Class of 1958).
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John Armfield Partial Inventory of 128 Enslaved Persons, New Orleans, Louisiana, undated

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Consists of a partial list of 128 enslaved persons, including names (sometimes both first and last names), age, height, and complexion. The list is incomplete and begins at no. 44.

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.

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.

Ernest Cushing Richardson Collection, 1832-1954

C0341 20 boxes
Consists of the personal papers of Ernest Cushing Richardson, librarian of Princeton University Library from 1890 till 1925.

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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Frederick Warne & Co. Collection, 1850-1895

C1235 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence of Frederick Warne & Co., the London publishers, with prospective authors.

Barton Wood Currie Collection, 1918-1948

C1321 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters by authors and publishers addressed to American reporter and editor Barton Currie and his wife, Florence.

William Meredith and Robert Drew Papers, 1949-1972

C0780 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of 167 letters by American poet William Meredith to his intimate friend Robert Drew from 1949 to 1972, postmarked Princeton, N.J., New London, Conn., and other places.

Selected Papers of Albert Woltmann, 1832-1851

C0442 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of nineteenth-century German theologian Albert Woltmann.

R. A. Cecil Correspondence, 1946-1993

C0798 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters to English curator R. A. Cecil primarily concerning the writing and publication of books about the Trollopes.

William A. Fleet Papers, 1894-1983 (mostly 1916-1918)

C0775 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of William Fleet, the first American Rhodes Scholar.

Samuel Blair Sermons, 1766-1769

C0291 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists mainly of holograph sermons, some complete, some fragmentary, of Samuel Blair (Princeton Class of 1760), who served as chaplain to Congress in 1790.

Walter Minto Collection, 1787-1793

C1181 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of the eighteenth-century Scottish mathematician Walter Minto, who was one of Princeton University's earliest teachers of mathematics.

Pierson Family Documents, 1713-1946 (mostly 1800-1880)

C0548 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of documents representing at least three generations of the Pierson family of Orange, New Jersey, including Isaac Pierson (1770-1833, Princeton Class of 1789), a physician, his son William (1796-1882, Princeton Class of 1816), a physician and first mayor of Orange, and William's sons Edward (d. 1882, Princeton Class of 1854), a lawyer, and William, Jr. (1830-1900), also a physician.

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.

Princeton University Library Collection of Robert Frost Materials, 1924-1977

C1060 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, poetry, photographs, and printed material of and relating to 20th-century American poet Robert Frost.

Marianne Moore Collection, 1935-1969

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

Samuel Finley Collection, 1756-1766

C1055 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of Samuel Finley, fifth president of Princeton University.

William Watson Collection, 1892-1917

C1265 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of correspondence of the British poet William Watson with his publisher, Grant Richards.

Edwin Arlington Robinson Letters, 1899-1968

C0193 1 box 0.5 linear feet
Consists of original letters and transcriptions of additional letters by Edwin Arlington Robinson, American poet and winner of three Pulitzer Prizes.