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Carl Van Doren Papers, 1900-1950

C0072 48 boxes 110 items 17.85 linear feet
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The collection illustrates the literary career of American author and professor Carl Van Doren, including typescripts and research notes for his Pulitzer Prize winning biography of Benjamin Franklin. The collection also contains various documents, including Van Doren's will, souvenirs, memorabilia, photographs, clippings, and printed material, as well as legal papers and correspondence dealing with his participation in several lawsuits involving copyright infringement.

Ananda K. Coomaraswamy Papers, 1827-1970 (mostly 1917-1947)

C0038 93 boxes
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Ananda K. Coomaraswamy was a noted art historian and champion of Ceylonese and Indian culture. This collection covers a broad spectrum of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy's work in the fields of art history, philosophy, religion, and social criticism.

Charles Hodge Papers, 1773-1930 (mostly 1811-1886)

C0261 27 boxes 13.5 linear feet
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Consists primarily of the personal papers of Hodge, including lectures, speeches, articles, books an correspondence dealing with questions of Presbyterian theology in the mid and latter nineteenth century. The papers reflect Hodge's lifelong association with the Princeton Theological Seminary (PTS).

Julian Street Papers, 1899-1966 (mostly 1910-1947)

C0036 89 boxes 4 items
Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and notes, both published and unpublished, of American author, journalist, enologist, and gastronome Julian Street, ranging from his early reporter and drama critic days (1900-1910) up to the page of Table Topics he was working on just before his death (1947).

Janet Camp Troxell Collection of Rossetti Manuscripts, 1832-1965 (mostly 1860-1900)

C0189 38 boxes 17.1 linear feet
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Contains over 3000 manuscripts relating to the Rossetti's and their friends. While Dante Gabriel is the central figure, his brother and sisters (William Michael, Christina Georgina, Maria Francesca) are also represented, as are several other members of the Polidori/Rossetti families. The material in the collection was acquired by Janet (Camp) Troxell between 1930 and 1965.

Princeton University Library Collection of Raymond Mortimer Materials, 1905-1990 (mostly 1925-1970)

C0271 13 boxes 5.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, notebooks, drafts and proofs of articles and reviews, photographs, documents, printed ephemera, and other papers of the English literary critic and editor Raymond Mortimer (1895-1980).

Princeton University Press Records, 1905-2014 (mostly 1940-1999)

C0728 554 boxes
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The Princeton University Press Records document the business acitivities of Princeton University Press. They include extensive files on works published by the press, as well as staff files, review files, editorial board and board of trustees files, financial information, production files, and publications.

Edmund Keeley Papers, 1910-2013 (mostly 1960-2011)

C0763 278 boxes 12 items 134.8 linear feet
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Edmund Keeley (1928-) is an author, translator, and Charles Barnwell Straut Professor Emeritus of English at Princeton University, best known for his translations and writings on Greek poets C. P. Cavafy, George Seferis, Odysseus Elytēs and Giannēs Ritsos. The papers consist of Keeley's drafts and proofs of translations, fiction, and nonfiction, including novels, articles, essays, introductions, reviews, and other writings, as well as for works he edited, along with personal and professional correspondence, faculty material, files of the P.E.N. American Center and other institutions with which he was involved, awards and speeches, biographical materials, family papers, scrapbook and other printed materials, manuscripts of others, and photographs and photograph albums.

Rudolf-Ernest Brünnow Papers, 1876-1897

C0396 54 boxes
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German Semitic philologist, Rudolf-Ernst Brünnow (1858-1917) was a professor of Semitics at Princeton (post-1910) in Greek, Latin, German, French, Turkish, Assyrian, and English. The collection consists of notes, photographs, inscriptions, tables, and descriptions by Brünnow.

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.

Ricardo Piglia Papers, 1954-2016

C1513 73 boxes
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Ricardo Piglia was an Argentine author and professor emeritus of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures at Princeton University. His papers contain handwritten and typewritten drafts of his writings, diaries and journals, notebooks, loose handwritten research notes, teaching files, correspondence, personal photographs, and born-digital materials.

Jean Labatut Papers, 1915-1983 (mostly 1920-1979)

C0709 102 boxes 62.5 linear feet
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The Jean Labatut Papers consists of the professional papers of Jean Labatut (1899-1986), which include correspondence with prominent twentieth-century architects, landscape architects, and designers, the architectural files for his major and minor projects, and the administrative papers and teaching materials that he accumulated while he was the Director of Graduate Studies in Architecture at Princeton University (1928-1967), the position for which he is best remembered. Also included are Labatut's family papers, containing albums of photographs compiled by his sister-in-law, Mrs. Elliott F. Shepard, while she helped to operate a convalescence home founded by her husband in France for soldiers in World War I.

Richard Halliburton Papers, 1900-1973 (mostly 1903-1940)

C0247 61 boxes 29.2 linear feet
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Richard Halliburton traveled extensively in the first part of twentieth century after graduating from Princeton University in 1921. The collection contains autograph and typescript drafts of seven of Halliburton's books, short stories, essays, school notes, and other travel memorabilia, as well as Halliburton's correspondence with his parents and others, research materials about Rupert Brooke, and a significant group of photographs documenting his travels throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

Nanos Valaōritēs Papers, 1928-2007

C0929 38 boxes 19.65 linear feet
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The Nanos Valaōritēs Papers consists of the writings, notebooks, sketchbooks, correspondence, and printed matter relating to Pali of the Greek poet, novelist, playwright, and editor, Nanos Valaōritēs. There are also wtitings of other people.

Caroline Gordon Papers, 1868-1995 (mostly 1926-1979)

C0052 58 boxes
Caroline Gordon (1895-1981) was an American author. This collection consists of manuscripts of Gordon's work, including novels, lectures, and poetry. It also includes correspondence with authors and family members, writings of others, and photographs.

Conrad Richter Papers, 1801-1977

C0216 102 boxes
Consists of material relating to the American author Conrad Richter, including manuscripts, writing notebooks, notes, and galley proofs for several of his novels and other writings. Includes a substantial amount of personal and professional correspondence, as well as photographs.

James Alexander Papers, 1688-1756

C0024 10 boxes
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James Alexander was a lawyer in New Jersey and New York during the eighteenth century. This collection consists of correspondence, documents, and manuscripts of James Alexander, the bulk of which relate to the allocation and ownership of land, primarily in New Jersey and New York.

Richard K. Korn Papers, 1937-1981 (mostly 1959-1968)

C0275 13 boxes 5.20 linear feet
Richard K. Korn was a clarinetist, conductor, and founder of the Orchestra of America. He was also involved in the American Council for Judaism. His papers include correspondence with composers, photographs, and correspondence with other members of the American Council for Judaism.

Arthur Collins Maclay Papers, 1875-1934

C0555 12 boxes 2.8 linear feet
Consists of works, correspondence, financial records, photographs (including tintypes), a map, glass lantern slides, and printed matter of American lawyer and Far East traveler Arthur Collins Maclay.

Rafael Fuentes Papers, 1928-1966 (mostly 1936-1956)

C0791 4 boxes 3.5 linear feet
Consists of personal and working papers of Mexican diplomat Rafael Fuentes.

Princeton University Library Collection of Walter Livingston Wright Materials, 1925-1947

C0119 3 boxes 1.5 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and documents of Walter Livingston Wright, Jr. (Princeton Class of 1921) relating to his work in Turkey, Princeton, and Washington, D.C., as well as papers of his father, Walter Livingston Wright (Class of 1892) who was president of Lincoln University (Pa.).

Selected Manuscripts of Rudolf Ladenburg, 1889-1953 (mostly 1935-1952)

C0264 7 boxes 2.35 linear feet
Rudolf Ladenburg was a German-born scientist who became a nuclear physicist at Princeton University until his retirement in 1950. The collection contains some of Ladenburg's manuscripts, lecture and course notes, and notes on nuclear physics.

William McElwee Miller Papers, 1931-1979

C0385 4 boxes 1.2 linear feet
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Consists of articles, correspondence, notes, miscellaneous material, and printed matter of William McElwee Miller, a Presbyterian clergyman and a missionary in Iran from 1919 to 1962.

New Jersey Documents Collection, 1601-1983 (mostly 1750-1890)

C0522 4 boxes 1.5 linear feet
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Westfield, New Jersey, was part of Elizabethtown from the time it was settled in late 1664 until 1794, when the Township of Westfield was created. The New Jersey Documents Collections, 1601 to 1983, consists of New Jersey legal documents, the bulk of which are from the town of Westfield, Union County, and include land records, financial records, estate records, and court records, many of which were created by various members of the Baker, Downer, Hetfield, Johnson, Miller, Pierson, Ripley, Ross, and Woodruff families. The majority of the collection material dates from 1750 to 1890.

Valentine Bargmann Papers, 1908-1988 (mostly 1937-1979)

C0657 5 boxes 1.88 linear feet
The Valentine Bargmann Papers consists of personal and professional correspondence, personal papers, awards, medals, lectures notes, drafts and published writings, and documents pertaining to the Einstein Papers Project. Valentine Bargmann was an assistant to Albert Einstein at the Institute for Advanced Study and later became a Princeton University professor of mathematical physics.

Princeton University Library Collection of Aaron Burr (1756-1836) Materials, 1771-1958 (mostly 1782-1830)

C0089 2 boxes 1.7 linear feet
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Consists primarily of letters by Aaron Burr (Princeton Class of 1772) to members of his family and associates, along with some documents pertaining to his legal career.

Arthur Bartlett Maurice Correspondence, 1901-1945

C0102 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of over 200 letters by American authors to to the American editor and author Arthur Bartlett Maurice (1873-1946, Princeton Class of 1894).

J. Bryan Papers, 1935-1985

C0569 10 boxes 3.6 linear feet
Joseph Bryan was an author and editor who worked with many prominent magazines and published several novels in the first half of the twentieth century. This collection contains letters to Bryan from his friends H. Allen Smith (about 160 letters, 1954-1976), Frank Sullivan (about 100 letters, 1938-1975), and Finis Farr (about 500 letters, 1935-1981). It also contains page proofs from Merry Gentlemen and a typescript of "Man of Letters: Finis Farr, 1904-1982."

Ernest Theodore DeWald Papers, 1916-1968

C0420 10 boxes 3.6 linear feet
Consists of papers of Ernest Theodore DeWald (Princeton Class of 1916), professor in the Department of Art and Archaeology specializing in medieval Italian art and director (1946-1960) of the Princeton Art Museum.

Charles Grosvenor Osgood Papers, 1880-1962

C0540 10 boxes
Consists of works, correspondence, documents, photographs, memorabilia, family papers, scrapbooks, and an autograph book (1880) of Charles Grosvenor Osgood, reflecting his role as one of Woodrow Wilson's original preceptors (1905) and the importance of the preceptorial system at Princeton. The collection contains typed manuscripts of Osgood's lectures on Milton, Spenser, and Samuel Johnson, addresses and note cards, and professional correspondence.

Harold F. McCormick Collection of Aeronautica, 1780-1940 (mostly 1910-1920)

C0496 17 boxes 13.1 linear feet
Consists of selected papers reflecting the many aeronautical activities and interests of industrial magnate Harold F. McCormick (Princeton Class of 1895) and papers which he collected concerning the history of aviation.
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Harvey Smith Novels, 1941-1965

C0638 3 boxes 1.8 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts and related material for four works of fiction by American novelist Harvey Smith (Princeton Class of 1917).

Robert Rudd Whiting Papers, 1901-1918

C0573 3 boxes 1.15 linear feet
Consists of works, correspondence, photographs, and scrapbooks of American journalist Robert Rudd Whiting (Princeton Class of 1901).
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Petros Mōraitēs Photographs Collection, 1880s-1890s

C0987 1 box 1.75 linear feet
Consists of an open collection for photographs of the Greek photographer Petros Mōraitēs.

Peggy Liss Collection on Carlos Fuentes, circa 1970s-1992

C1627 2 boxes
The Peggy Liss Collection on Carlos Fuentes consists of photographs, public relations materials, newspaper clippings, reviews, articles, publications, and program outlines pertaining to the collaboration between Peggy K. Liss and Carlos Fuentes on the television documentary series, The Buried Mirror.

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

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

World War I Letters of George W. Glover, 1915-1918

C0432 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of letters written by George W. Glover from England to a Princeton, N.J., friend, George Madison Priest, during World War I.

J. L. Lundy Manuscripts, 1876-1886

C0485 2 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Consists of four book-length manuscripts by American clergyman J. P. Lundy (Princeton Class of 1846) regarding ancient Christianity and prehistoric American religion.

Lee Family Collection, 1780-1886

C1108 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters and documents by and about members of the Lee family of Virginia. The Lee family is a historically significant Virginia political family, whose many prominent members are known for their accomplishments in politics and the military. They are descended from the Lees of Shropshire, England, and became prominent in colonial America when Colonel Richard Lee emigrated to Virginia and made his fortune in tobacco. Members of the family represented in this collection include Francis Lightfoot Lee (1734–1797) and Richard Henry Lee (1732–1794), both signers of the Declaration of Independence, Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee (1756-1818), and, most famously, Robert E. Lee (1807–1870), commander of the Confederate armies in the American Civil War.

Ernest Hemingway Letters to Charles T. Lanham, 1944-1961

C0067 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Consists primarily of letters that American novelist Ernest Hemingway sent to his friend General C. T. Lanham during and after World War II, with related photographs.

Bunkley Research on Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, 1940s

C0505 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of thirteen notebooks compiled by American biographer Allison Williams Bunkley while in South America doing research for his book The Life of Sarmiento (1952).
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Notebook labeled A: Book III: The Conception (1840-1846) with Pamphlet titled "Museo Historico Sarmiento", undated

I. Juan Manuel de Rosas by Carlos Ibarguren p. 1-15 II. Juan Facundo Quiroga by Ramón J. Cárcano p. 16-23 III. Quiroga by Carlos M. Urien p. 24-28 III. Obras, I Sarmiento pp. 1-23 p. 30-41 IV. Estudio de la Historia de Chile by Luis Galdames p. 43-52 V. Juicios de la Prensa sobre by Don Manuel Montt p. 53-55 VI. Cuatro Presdentes de Chile, I by Agustín Edwards Mac-Clure p. 57-70 VII. Biografía del General don Manuel Bulnes by Juan Bautista Alberdi p. 71 VIII. Juicios sobre el gobrierno de Bulnes by Diego Barros Arana p. 72 IX. Obras Completas by Sarmiento I p. 73-89 X. Dedication p. 90
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Notebook labeled B: Sarmiento-Museo Mitre Correspondence, Works of Art, Letters in Collection of Carlos Sánchez Viamonte, Geographical Description by de Moussy, undated

I. Sarmiento-Mitre, Correspondence, 1846-1868 p. 1-7 II. Obras, I p. 8-59 III. Obras, II p. 61-79 IV. Obras, III "Mi Defensa" p. 81-84 V. Obras, IV Orthographic Reform p. 85-107 VI. Obras, IV Public Education p. 108-120 VIII. Letters in collection of Carlos Sánchez Viamonte (1837, 1866, 1867) p. 121-124 IX. Obras, V Viajes por Europa, Africa, i America p. 125 X. Obras, VI Politica Argentina p. 126-141 XI. Description Géographique by de Moussy p. 142-145 XII. Obras, VII Aldau, Quiroga, El Chacho p. 146-155 XIII. Obras, VIII Comentarios de la constitucion p. 156 XIV. Obras, IX Instituciones sud-americanos 1841-1845 p. 157-181

Selected Papers of W. Scott Watson, 1822-1924 (mostly 1896-1904)

C0461 11 boxes 5.5 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of American Presbyterian clergyman and missionary W. Sott Watson.

James Mark Baldwin Collection, 1868-1987

C0299 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed material relating to the professional career and personal life of American psychologist James Mark Baldwin (Princeton Class of 1884).

Edwin Plimpton Adams Papers, 1900-1945

C0378 3 boxes 1.35 linear feet
Consists of writings, correspondence, notebooks, and printed matter of Princeton physicist Edwin Plimpton Adams relating to Meteor Crater (formerly Coon Mountain) in Arizona and the Elliptic Function Formula.
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Samuel J. Bayard Papers, 1830-1886

C0083 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
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Consists, for the most part, of autograph manuscripts in prose and verse of Bayard (Princeton Class of 1820) and correspondence of Bayard, the Bayard family, John B. Guthrie, and Bayard Guthrie.

John Jay by Frank Monaghan, 1935

C0332 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of the original typescript of history professor Frank Monaghan's John Jay (1935), a biography of the American founding father.

McFarlane Family Papers, 1832-1928

C0592 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, deeds, indentures, genealogical notes, and other documents of the McFarlane, Buchanan, and Haslett families who came to Somerset County, New Jersey, from England and Canada in the 19th century.

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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Oath of Amnesty of James Morrow, 1865 June 15

Morrow, James: [?], S.C. June 16, 1865. Broadside, 4 1/2 x 8 inches. Printed form, completed in manuscript and signed by James Morrow and Provost Marshall Fred Wilkinson. Folded. For those who qualified, signing the U.S. Oath of Amnesty during Reconstruction ensured a full legal pardon and restoration of property (other than slaves) to southerners who had participated in the Confederate government or military. Morrow had served as an assistant surgeon at the Confederate forts at Morris Island and James Island, South Carolina. The present document, which may have been mistaken by Cole as discharge papers from the Confederate army, notes that Morrow stood six feet, two inches, and had a fair complexion, dark hair, and blue eyes.

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.

Collection on New Poems, 1943, Edited by Oscar Williams, 1943-1944

C0107 0.42 linear feet 1 container
Consists of correspondence, galley proofs, and a typed manuscript relating to the poetry anthology New Poems, 1943 by the American poet and editor Oscar Williams (1900-1964).

Patrick J. Kearney Collection on the Olympia Press, 1960-2001

C1262 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of material gathered by Patrick J. Kearney in the preparation of his bibliography of the Olympia Press, Paris Olympia Press, published by Liverpool University Press in 2007.

Caroline Gordon Collection, 1939-1982 (mostly 1970-1980)

C0806 1 box 0.40 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of American novelist Caroline Gordon, including some of her correspondence with various family members, friends, and literary associates.

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.

Molly Shenstone Collection on Thomas Mann, 1939-1969

C0525 3 boxes 2.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, photographs, souvenirs, printed material, and other miscellanea collected by Molly Shenstone about her friend Thomas Mann (1875-1955), the German novelist, essayist, playwright, and lecturer in the humanities at Princeton University.

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

C1568 2 boxes 2 linear feet
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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.

Archery Papers of Robert P. Elmer, 1914-1952

C0425 21 boxes 9.1 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and printed matter of Archery Hall of Fame member Robert P. Elmer (Princeton Class of 1899) related to archery.

Signers of the Declaration of Independence Collection, 1765-1813

C0197 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Contains one or more letters and/or documents of each of thirty-six signers of the Declaration of Independence.
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Dennis E. Puleston Papers, 1961-1980

WC012 68 boxes 73.04 linear feet
Consists of works, correspondence, photographs, a journal (1962), maps, computer tapes, and printed matter of Puleston, a professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota.

J. Monroe Thorington Collection, 1848-1983 (mostly 1920-1964)

WC005 43 boxes
Consists of works, correspondence, diaries, documents, photographs, maps, scrapbooks, miscellaneous material, and printed matter by and about mountaineer J. Monroe Thorington (Princeton Class of 1915), as well as some papers of other people.

Princeton University Library Collection of Circus Miscellany, 1837-1982

TC118 17 boxes 9.1 linear feet
The Miscellaneous Circus Collection consists of subject files on all aspects of the circus: acts, organizations, and specific performers and circuses. Included are photographs, manuscripts, programs, broadsides, posters, scrapbooks, clippings, and other ephemera.

Isabel Magee Sherman Papers, 1900-1913

WC007 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of writings, correspondence, photographs, and miscellanea of the American journalist Isabel Magee Sherman relating to her experiences in Mexico.

Historic, Descriptive and Subject Files Relating to or About the William Seymour Theatre Collection, Covering the Years of Operation as a Separate Library Unit, 1936-2000

TC120 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Files include correspondence about the founding of Princeton University Libray's William Seymour Theatre Collection, the gala dinner opening night, efforts to enlarge the collection in the 1940 to 1960s, and descriptive writings about the collection by the various curators.

San Juan Pueblo Records, 1863-1958

WC010 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of photocopies of a Tewa-speaking tribe's documents from the archive of the governor of San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, including leases, operating accounts, financial statements, contracts, and notices. There are also three open-reel audiotapes containing recordings of songs from the Hopi, San Juan, and Zuni peoples.
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Sound Recordings of San Juan, Zuni, and Hopi Songs, undated

Consists of three open-reel audiotapes containing recordings of songs from the Hopi, San Juan, and Zuni peoples. Artists on the recordings, based on the descriptions provided in a list that accompanies the tapes, include Kutka (chief of Walpi), Honauuh, Kakapti, Hopi Ceremonial Chanters, and Yaa-Nee-Wa (Hopi Indian Chanters) of the Hopi people; White Leaf Lightning-Koong-Wee of the San Juan people; and Zuni Ceremonial Chanters and Zuni Tribal Singers of the Zuni people.

Edward Anthony Papers, 1920s -1950s

TC125 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Edward Anthony was a noted writer and publisher in the twentieth century, known primarily for his light verse. His papers include several manuscripts, including an autobiography co-authored with Clyde Beatty about circus animal training and a collection of poems. A few miscellaneous papers, such as letters and a date book from 1928 complete the collection.

Ernest Lehman Screenplays Collection, 1955-1959

TC127 5 boxes
Contains original manuscripts and multiple drafts for American screenwriter Ernest Lehman's works "North by Northwest" and "Somebody Up There Likes Me."

Anne Baxter Letters to Russell Birdwell, 1952-1956

TC102 1 box 0.4 linear feet
This collection consists of 175 letters (1952-1956, undated) by the American stage and screen actress Anne Baxter to her publicist and friend Russell Birdwell.

Herbert S. Auerbach Collection on Mormons and Indians, 1808-1935

WC041 12 boxes
Consists of copies of letters, documents, stories, newspaper articles, reports, tables, artifacts, and extracts relating to Mormons and Indians, as collected by Herbert S. Auerbach, an American renaissance man, involved in music, writing, politics, and philanthropy.

Indians of Chiapas, Mexico, Film Negatives Collection, 1946-1964

WC058 4 boxes
Consists of 14 negatives (8x10 inches) of the Lacandón Maya by Giles G. Healey made at the same time he discovered the Maya murals at Bonampak while on assignment from The United Fruit Company in 1946, and approximately 1,500 negatives (120 format, 6 centimeters) of the Tzeltal and Lacandón Maya of the Chiapas Highlands taken by Ralph Hilt from approximately 1960 to 1964.

Norman C. Pierce Papers, 1920-1975

WC052 16 boxes 7.2 linear feet
Consists of papers of Norman C. Pierce, an American Mormon author, including personal correspondence, financial papers, a photograph album of a trip to Germany in 1927, family photographs, clippings, travel memorabilia and notes, articles (by others), and printed matter relating to Mormonism in Utah.

Claude-Henri Dufour Art Course Materials, 1797-1822

C1507 2 boxes 1.5 linear feet
The collection consists of course planning materials, manuscripts for an illustrated treatise on art and design, speech drafts, and drawings of French professional designer and art teacher Claude-Henri Dufour (1766-1845), dating from the period during and following the French Revolution, related to an art course he developed and taught at l'École Centrale d'Allier in the Auvergne region of central France. Dufour's writings depict an ardent republican who promoted the value of design education for artists during the Industrial Revolution and early years of industrial design. Course materials cover elements of design and perspective, anatomy and proportion of the human figure, aesthetics, composition, and ornamental design, as well as touch on architecture and natural history.
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Part I: Méthode pour apprendre le dessin à l'usage des élèves des Écoles centrales, undated

17 leaves and 3 half leaves with illustrations, stitched together. The 19 illustrations include geometrical figures and solids in pen and red chalk, pen and ink drawings of a leaf ornament, a flower and classical head, samples of tonal systems, cross-hatching in charcoal, pen and ink, and color wash, and a drawing of the head of Minerva in four progressive stages.

Samuel Carter Hall Papers, 1843-1893

C0998 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence and poetry of Samuel Carter Hall, a Victorian poet and editor of The Art-Union.

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 .

Clarence Brown Papers, 1907-2005

C1571 5 boxes 2.0 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence, travel diaries, and photographs of former Princeton University comparative literature professor Clarence Brown (1929-2015) relating primarily to his scholarship on Russian writers Osip Emilyevich Mandelstam (1891-1938) and Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899-1980). Correspondence with writer and illustrator Guy Davenport as well as with poet W. S. Merwin, Princeton Class of 1948, is also included.

Bayard Taylor Putnam Family Papers, 1870-1934

C1463 4 boxes 1.8 linear feet
Bayard Taylor Putnam (1854-1886) was geological surveyor in the Division of Mining Geology for the United States Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) from the founding of the agency in 1879 to the early 1880s. This collection consists of Putnam's professional papers, including correspondence and field notes, which document his work with the U.S.G.S, specifically his surveys of iron-ore and coal mines for the Tenth U.S. Census. His papers also relate to a patented combined protractor and chart holder that Putnam invented. Other Putnam family members, particularly his wife, Grace Haven Putnam (1855-1900), are also represented.
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Glass Plate Negatives, circa 1897 September

Consists of 7 negatives. Three are likely exteriors of the properties on Conanicut Island that Grace Putnam owned and rented out. The other four depict the family's row boat; one includes Grace (likely) seated in the boat, and another shows Worcester Putnam (likely) seated in the boat.

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.

George W. Storer Brazil Squadron Papers, 1817-1868

C1433 6 boxes 1.9 linear feet
George W. Storer (1789-1864) served in the United States Navy for more than fifty years, including a term as commander-in-chief of the Brazil Squadron from 1847 to 1850, which, in part, was responsible for preventing American ships from transporting enslaved Africans. This collection documents much of George Washington Storer's long career in the United States Navy as captain, lieutenant, and commander-in-chief of the Brazil Squadron, and also offers a wide-ranging look at the role of the United States Navy, primarily during the 1830s and 1840s, as a peacekeeper and a deterrent to the slave trade.

Princeton University Library Collection of James and Dolley Madison Materials, 1770-1937 (mostly 1770-1838)

C0207 2 boxes 2.8 linear feet
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Consists of an open collection of selected correspondence, writings, and documents created or signed by James Madison, fourth president of the United States, correspondence and a document of Dolley Payne Todd Madison, as well as a small amount of material by others about James Madison.

Alfred Goddard Kay Autograph Collection, 1753-1875

C0035 1 box 5 items
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The Alfred Goddard Kay Autograph Collection consists of letters, documents, and other miscellanea signed by significant 18th and 19th century American and French figures collected by American stock broker Alfred Goddard Kay (Princeton Class of 1912).

Prieto and Maíz Family Business Records, 1760-1974 (mostly 1890-1945)

C0053 17 boxes 6.4 linear feet
Consists of the records (1760-1974) of a large business conglomerate in northern Mexico founded by Pedro R. Prieto and owned by branches of the Prieto family, including Maíz family members, for three generations.

Steuart M. Emery Papers, 1891-1937 (mostly 1904-1937)

C0220 4 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed matter of American novelist/dramatist Steuart M. Emery.

John and Stella Burgess Papers, 1884-1971

C0577 7 boxes 2.8 linear feet
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Consists of works, correspondence, photographs, a commonplace book, a genealogy, and printed matter of John Burgess (Princeton Class of 1905) and his wife, Stella Fisher Burgess, poet and translator.

Marmaduke Burrough Papers, 1821-1840

C0400 5 boxes 2.08 linear feet
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Consists chiefly of correspondence, both personal and official, covering the years Marmaduke Burrough served as an American consular official in Veracruz, Mexico.

Benjamin Tallmadge Collection, 1756-1846

C0243 2 boxes 1.6 linear feet
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Consists mostly of papers from a family album of American Revolutionary intelligence officer Benjamin Tallmadge (1754-1835) relating to his Revolutionary War experience.

Princeton University Library Collection of Modern Greek Materials, 1677-1967

C0958 4 boxes 4 folders
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Consists of an open collection containing miscellaneous source material related to Modern Greek studies, including letters, documents, artwork, and other unbound manuscript items.
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H. V. Tebbs Collection of Pre-Raphaelite Photographs, 1866-1897 (mostly 1866-1868)

C0988 3 boxes 5.75 linear feet
Consists of 76 cards of mounted photographs of drawings and paintings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, his wife Elizabeth Eleanor Siddall, and a few other members of the Pre-Raphaelite circle. The group seems to have been put together by or for Henry Virtue Tebbs, lawyer and patron of the arts: he was a close friend and admirer of Rossetti.
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Caroline Newton Papers, 1868-1980 (mostly 1922-1971)

C0517 13 boxes
Consists of writings, correspondence, and other personal papers of Caroline Newton (1893-1975), an American translator, writer, psychoanalyst, and collector, including a group of family papers related to the Churchill and Jerome families. The majority of the materials relate to Thomas Mann, of whom Newton was a close friend and supporter, though some others pertain to her activities related to psychoanalysis as well as book and manuscript collecting.

Paterson Family Papers, 1750-1882

C0541 6 boxes 8.6 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of members of the Paterson family of New Jersey, chiefly those of William Paterson (Princeton Class of 1763), his father, Richard Paterson, his son, William Bell Paterson (Princeton Class of 1801), and twin grandsons, William and Stephen Van Rensselaer Paterson (Princeton Class of 1835). The collections provides 17th, 18th, and 19th-century source material for the history of the College of New Jersey and of the Colonial and post-Colonial history of the State of New Jersey.

Editorial Correspondence of The Independent, 1882-1899

C0818 1 box 2 items .2 linear feet
This collection consists of selected editorial correspondence of the New York weekly The Independent, founded in 1848 by Henry Chandler Bowen as a Congregationalist journal which later expanded in scope to include articles on literary and social topics. Successive editors were Theodore Tilton, 1856-1861 and 1864-1871, Henry Ward Beecher, 1861-1864, William Hayes Ward, 1868-1916, Kinsley Twining, literary editor, 1880-1899, and Hamilton Holt, 1897-1921. The collection contains approximately 85 letters, 1882-1899, to Kinsley Twining (1832-1901), a Congregationalist minister, William Hayes Ward (1835-1916), a Congregationalist minister, orientalist, and professor of Latin and natural science, Miss [Susan Hayes] Ward, and Hamilton Holt by various contributors to The Independent.

George B. McClellan Papers, 1861-1940

C0349 30 boxes 22.5 linear feet
Consists of papers of George B. McClellan (Princeton Class of 1886), reflecting his varied career as New York congressman, mayor of New York City, Princeton professor, and author, as well as some papers of McClellan's father, General George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885).

William Libbey Correspondence, 1876-1925

C0872 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of William Libby, a Princeton graduate (Class of 1877) and professor in geology. Correspondents include people associated with Princeton, Libby's work in the field of geology, and personal friends.

Blair Family Papers, 1829-1977 (mostly 1829-1945)

C1569 5 boxes 3.5 linear feet
Consists of a group of family papers and genealogical research collected by members of the Blair family, a prominent political family in the United States in the 19th century. Materials relate to Francis Preston Blair Sr. (1791-1876) and his descendents, including Frank P. (Francis Preston) Blair Jr., Apolline Alexander Blair, Francis Preston Blair III, Andrew A. Blair, James L. Blair, Gist Blair, Emily Blair Henrotin, and others. Included are correspondence, documents, genealogical research, photographs, printed materials, and writings related to politics, military service, family history, and domestic life.

José Bianco Papers, 1928-1985 (mostly 1941-1979)

C0681 1 box 0.4 linear feet
The José Bianco Papers consists of notes and correspondence of the Argentine editor, author, and translator José Bianco, as well as a small selection of writings by others and audio recordings of Cuban poets José Lezama Lima and Nicolás Guillén reading their poetry.

Elias Boudinot Collection, 1773-1950 (mostly 1777-1820)

C0230 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Elias Boudinot was a lawyer and Revolutionary statesman, serving as member of the Continental Congress (president, 1782), secretary of foreign affairs (1783-84), New Jersey congressman (1789-95), and director of the U.S. Mint (1795-1805). The collection consists of miscellaneous letters and documents of Boudinot, many of which concern his land dealings.

Frank Jewett Mather Autograph Collection, 1700-1900

C0013 1 box 1 volume
Consists primarily of letters and autograph copies of parts of manuscripts of 19th-century English and American poets and novelists collected by American art critic and Princeton professor, Frank Jewett Mather (1868-1953).

Princeton University Library Collection of Lawrance Thompson Materials, 1894-1970 (mostly 1938-1964)

C0479 7 boxes 2.6 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of Lawrance Thompson, including manuscripts for his books on Robert Frost and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, lecture typescripts, and a small amount of correspondence (1936-1942) from the time he was Princeton University Library's Curator of Manuscripts and editor of the Princeton University Library Chronicle.

P.U.L.C. American Poetry Issue Collection, 1991-1994

C0902 2 boxes 1.5 linear feet
Consists of the original poems and essays composed for the special spring 1994 issue of the Princeton University Library Chronicle on contemporary American poetry.

William Hepworth Dixon Correspondence, 1855-1877 (mostly 1861-1867)

C0992 1 box 0.4 linear feet
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Consists chiefly of correspondence of the 19th-century English author and editor William Hepworth Dixon.